The Papers of Olaf Holen, 1928
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of a book manuscript "The Haugian revival and its place in Norwegian literature" in Norwegian.
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Decorah, IA 52101
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Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Holen, O
Created by: Holen, Olaf (1889-)
Volume: 0.01 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Holen, Olaf (1889-) :

Holen was born in Gjerpen, Norway in 1889.  He immigrated in 1909.  In 1920 he studied at Washington University.  He served as a Lutheran pastor in Seattle and Tacoma, then was called to Roland, Iowa in 1926.  He wrote articles for Skandinaven and other Norwegian-American newspapers.


Holen var født i Gjerpen, i Norge , i 1889. Han immigrerte i 1909. I 1920-åra studerte han ved Washington University. Han var prest i Seattle og i Tacoma før han ble prest i Roland, Iowa i 1926. Han skrev reisebrev til Skandinaven og andre norsk-amerikanske aviser.

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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Olaf Holen Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions:

11/15/19: AH updated the date.

11/18/19: EC updated the preferred citation.