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Recent Acquisitions

New Books (January Through October 2020)


New Family Histories at the NAGC&NL

The Asper Family from Ullensaker, Norway, by W. Allen & Hazel Asper Smith, published 1997. Gift of Marjory Thorstenson

Family History Medalen, by Francis J. Turmo, self-published (updated in 2020). Gift of Francis J. Turmo and Linda Turmo

Tollefson & Swanson Family History, by Alan Tollefson. Gift of Alan Tollefson

Marshall County Minnesota Diaries, by Alan Tollefson. Gift of Alan Tollefson

Family Letters, by Alan Tollefson. Gift of Alan Tollefson

Rasmus Rasmussen Nordgården – Vis-Knut-slekta, by Haakon Bø, published 1971. Gift of Dana Kelly

The Folks From Rogaland and Hordaland (3 volumes), by Enid Johnson Ringdahl, published 2019. Gift of Enid Johnson Ringdahl

The Folks From Buskerud – Four Generations (2 volumes), by Enid Johnson Ringdahl, published 2015. Gift of Enid Johnson Ringdahl

The Brubakkens, Olsons & Klevens From Flaa, by Enid Johnson Ringdahl, published 2012. Gift of Enid Johnson Ringdahl

The Johnsons From Orgenvika (2 volumes), by Enid Johnson Ringdahl, published 2012. Gift of Enid Johnson Ringdahl

The Folks From Buskerud – Orgenvika and Beyond (5 volumes), by Enid Johnson Ringdahl, published 2018. Gift of Enid Johnson Ringdahl

Anna Halverson- A Family History, by Carolyn A. Johnson. Gift of Carolyn A. Johnson

The Dorwin Family of Durand Twp., Pepin Co., WI (3 volumes), by Vranna L. Manor, published 2017. Gift of Vranna L. Manor

From Norway and Germany to Wisconsin; A History of the Grorun-Sieger Families, by Vranna Manor, published 2020. Gift of Vranna Manor

From Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden to Wisconsin; A history of the Bender-Igel Families, by Vranna Manor, published 2020. Gift of Vranna Manor

From England to the Midwest; A History of the Barry-Summers Families, by Vrenna Manor, published 2020. Gift of Vranna Manor

Rivenes (Haus, Osterøy, Norway), by Jen and Gary Jensen. Anonymous donor.

1871; A Saga of Fortitude, by Mark A. Peterson, published 2020. Gift of Mark A. Peterson

New Norwegian Local History & Reference at the NAGC&NL

Gamle slekter I Marker, by Martha Østensvig, published 1938. Gift of Luther P. Nervig

Gausdals-minner 4, by Liv Bakken et.al (ed.), published 1991. Gift of Dana Kelly

Vis-Knut som Olding, by John Hemsing et.al, published 1976. Gift of Dana Kelly.

 Røros Kobberverks Historie, by Ole Øisang, published 1942. Gift of Roar L. Irgens

 Røros Kobberverk 1644-1976, by Gunnar Brun Nissen, published 1976. Gift of Roar L. Irgens

Agder Historielag; Årsskrift nr.78, by Rune Holbæk (red.) et.al., published 2002. Gift of Kathleen Dahl

Suldal kyrkje; Nesflaten kapell, by Gunnvor Bakka og Bjørn Eikeland, published 2002. Gift of Ronald Humphrey

New U.S. Local History & Reference at the NAGC&NL

The Researcher – annual publication of the Tacoma – Pierce County Genealogical Society, published 2019. Gift of Tacoma – Pierce County Genealogical Society

The Saga of Old Muskego, by N.N. Rønning, published 1943. Gift of Gary Swain

Vernon County Heritage, by Jim Hudson, Judy Gates, Clara Overbo (ed.) et al, published 1994. Gift of Dana Kelly.

Other Items of Interest

Norwegian Wood – A Tradition of Building, by Jerri Holan, published 1990. Gift of Dana Kelly

Ole Bull; Norway’s Romantic Musician and Cosmopolitan Patriot, by Einar Haugen and Camilla Cai, published 1993. Gift of Kathleen Dahl

På Nordmanns Vis; Norsk Folkemuseum Gjennom 100 År, by Stephan Tschudi-Madsen, published 1993. Gift of Kathleen Dahl

Vikings in the Attic – In Search of Nordic America, by Eric Dregni, published 2011. Gift of Dana Kelly

 Material Culture and People’s Art Among the Norwegians in America, by Marion Nelson (ed.), published, 1994. Gift of Dana Kelly

15th Wisconsin “Norwegian” Infantry Regiment Volunteers, by Thomas P. Westgaard. Gift of Thomas P. Westgaard

Fru Muus’klage, by Bodil Stenseth, published 2019. Gift of Robert & Robin Fossum

Farvel, Inderøy, by Per Kvistad Uddu, published 2019. Gift of Robert & Robin Fossum

Tollef Svennungsen Journal; September 4, 1844 – October 14, 1925; A Norwegian

Immigrant’s Journal, published 2020. Gift of Donald L. Berg

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