Collection C0074 - Gunnar Nilsson Swedish Oral History Project collection

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CA ACU GBA C0074

Title

Gunnar Nilsson Swedish Oral History Project collection

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1980-1985] (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

10 audio cassettes

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

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Archival history

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.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in Swedish.

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No finding aid.

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The recordings were actually traded for photographs to be used in the book.

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