- [ca. 1980-1985] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
10 audio cassettes
Name of creator
In the early 1980s, Gunnar Nilsson of Sweden visited Alberta and recorded interviews with Swedish immigrants about their experiences, as part of his research for his book about Swedish immigration to Canada. For further information see his published book, De Sista Svenska Rostema. -- Stockholm : Carlssons, 1995.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Purchased from Gunnar Nilsson, 1994.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of interviews with Magnus Pearson, Betty Pearson, John Holmlund, Eric Pierre, Lars Erickson, Georg Modin, Albin Markstedt, Anna Roos, Astrid Winquist, Eskil Carlson and Amanda Skarin.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in Swedish.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
The recordings were actually traded for photographs to be used in the book.