The Sigvald Asbjørnsen Collection
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Brief Description: This collection contains materials related to Sigvald Asbjørnsen, Norwegian-American sculptor (August 20, 1867 - September 8, 1954), including photographs of his artwork, correspondence, and news clippings.  This collection also contains a small amount of family photographs, biographical information, and notebooks of poetry.  Materials were largely collected by his granddaughter, Helen Heitmann.
Held at:
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Archives
523 West Water Street
P.O. Box 379
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-382-9681
extension 219
Fax: 563-382-8828
Email: jkovarik [at]
Record Series Number: VMA/RG01/ARCH.Asbjørnsen
Created by: Asbjørnsen, Sigvald (1867-1954)
Volume: 1.4 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Asbjørnsen, Sigvald (1867-1954) : Norwegian-American scluptor; born October 19, 1867, in Christiana, Norway; died 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Subject Index
Norwegian Americans
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Norwegian [nor]
Rights/Use Restrictions: May be reproduced with written permission from Vesterheim collections staff or executive director.
Acquisition Notes: Donor: Heitmann, Helen  Gift