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Catalog Number M-0008
Object Name File, Document
Collection Personal Collections
Title Oscar Alm Jr. Papers
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1990
Scope & Content Collection is comprised of documents, keepsakes, correspondence and family history materials collected over the lifetime of Oscar Enogh Alm Jr. Alm lived in Minneapolis all his life and has many keepsakes from school and events that reflect that; in addition, his father Oscar Alm Sr. and mother Margaret Alm née Storland spent a great deal of their lives in Minneapolis as well. Documents include extensive family history information, including genealogical information about Oscar Alm Jr.'s ancestry and narrative accounts of memories of growing up and experiences of some of his ancestors. Collection also includes photographs of Alm and his brother, as well as photographs of his mother and father.
Biographical Information Oscar Enoch Alm Jr. was born in Minneapolis on April 19th, 1918 to parents Oscar Enoch Alm Sr. and Margaret Alm (maiden name Storlund). Alm lived his whole life in Minneapolis and was employed by the State of Minnesota's Department of Transportation for almost his entire career, retiring July 15, 1980. He was interested in his family history and collected many documents, keepsakes, and genealogical materials related to his parents and ancestors further back.
People Alm Jr., Oscar.
Alm Sr., Oscar.
Alm, Paul.
Alm, Solomon.
Lidholm, Jemima.
Storland, Margaret.
Alm, Margaret Storland.
Alm, Carl Reinhold.
Strand, Mabel Alm.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 5 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Oscar Enoch Alm Jr. (Correspondence; Personal Documents and Keepsakes; Official Documents; Photographs)

2. Oscar Enogh Alm Sr. and Margaret Storland Alm (Clippings and Keepsakes; Memories of Growing Up; Photographs; Storland Family Line)

3. Solomon Alm and Jemima Lidholm Alm (Jemima Lidholm Alm; Solomon Alm; Solomon Alm Genealogical Materials)

4. Carl Reinhold Alm (Biographical Sketch)

5. Mabel Alm Strand (1916 Diary Entries)
Physical Dimensions 1.50 linear feet (1 flip-top archives box and 1 flat storage box)
Copyrights Copyright for this collection is held by the American Swedish Institute. Staff will provide photocopies of collection materials for personal use at researcher's expense. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials must be secured in writing from the American Swedish Institute.
Search Terms Minneapolis
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