The Morris P. Hasvold Collection, 1921-1924
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Brief Description: This collection contains the personal papers of Morris Peter Hasvold, primarily from his years as a student at Luther College, 1921-1924.  Included are letters Morris Hasvold wrote to his mother, Beate Hasvold, about his college days, class notes, photographs, programs for literary and debating societies, a LC cardboard megaphone, diploma, and a copy of The Daily Iowan newspaper, Novembe 3, 1923, with headline about the Michigan vs. Iowa football game which Hasvold was punished by school officials for attending.  The collection also contains some class notes from Ruth Levorson, Morris Hasvold's wife, and a few miscellaneous letters from family members to Hasvold's mother, Beate Hasvold.
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.Hasvold,M.
Created by: Hasvold, Morris P.
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 12/31/2012.
Rights/Use Restrictions: May be reproduced with written permission from Vesterheim collections staff or executive director.
Acquisition Notes: Hasvold, Paul and Carol  Gift