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Catalog Number M-0029
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Augusta Nilsson Engdahl Papers
Title Augusta Nilsson Engdahl Papers
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1959
Scope & Content This collection is comprised of correspondence, books, pamphlets, typewritten pages, and scrapbooks created and collected by Augusta Engdahl in the early and mid 20th century.
Biographical Information Augusta Engdahl was a Swedish immigrant who emigrated from Sturkö island, Blekinge län, Sweden, and settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was active with the American Swedish Institute and had extensive interest in August Strindberg. Much of her correspondence is between her and family members left behind in Sturkö. She married Walfrid Engdahl, a well-known social democratic activist and newspaper man.
People Engdahl, Augusta Nilsson.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 4 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Correspondence (1930s; 1940s; 1950s; Letters from Albert Nilsson)

2. Manuscripts (Ett Gravöl i Blekinge Bygd omkring Sekelskiftet; Family History Papers; O Store Gud)

3. Scrapbooks (Clippings scrapbooks; Postcard album; Strindberg scrapbook)

4. Books and Pamphlets (Blekingeboken 1945; Descriptive astronomy; Ekskölden 1966; Ephemera from American Swedish Institute; Himlens under: canserier i populär astronomi; Illyne's star chart; Materials from Sturkö Kyrka; New handbook of the heavens; Om landsmålet i Blekinge under 1700-talet; Pingelsleken; Robert's rules of order; Seeing stars; Star-gazers hand-book; Svenska sångboken; Sånger och visor af Elias Sehlstedt)
Physical Dimensions 1.25 cubic feet (2 archives boxes)
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.