The Papers of William S. Hustvedt, 1823-1926
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Brief Description: Correspondence (1880’s and 1911); Sermons by H.B. Hustvedt; postcard pictures of Decorah; book manuscript of “Deep Roots and Spreading Branches” by Katherine Hustvedt; clippings from Decorah Posten (article by and about H.B. Hustvedt); “Historical notes about first settlement in South Dakota” by P.H. Dahl; speeches by H.B. Hustvedt; George Washington’s ancestry by Albert Willes; confirmation certificate of Anne Marie Reque; “Dagens Losen” by Marie Schandorff (1845); hymn book; compositions book of H. Hustvedt (1873); list of auto owners in Winneshiek County; book: “Grundtrig’s index of English and Scottish Ballad” by S.B. Hustvedt.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Hustvedt, W
Created by: Hustvedt, William S.
Volume: 0.4 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Hustvedt, William S. :

William intermittently attended Luther College between 1905 and 1910, but did not receive a degree.  He was the son of Rev. and Mrs. H.B. Hustvedt.  The collection relates to his parents, brother Sigurd, and sister Katherine.


William studerte ved Luther College mellom 1905 og 1910, men han tok ingen grad. Han var sønn av presten Halvor B. Hustvedt. Samlingen relateres til hans foreldre, broren Sigurd og søsteren Katherine.

Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Norwegian [nor]
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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: William S. Hustvedt Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions:

11/15/19: AH updated the scope, the date range also is updated.

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