The Papers of Bernt Askevold, 1907-1970
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of correspondence (one folder) and book manuscripts (two folders).
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Luther College Archives
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Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Fax: 563-387-1657
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Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Askevold, B
Created by: Aksevold, Bernt (1846-1926)
Volume: 0.4 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Aksevold, Bernt (1846-1926) :

Berndt was born in Askevold, Norway.  He attended school in Bergen and was trained as a teacher before immigrating to the United States in 1873.  He attended Luther College and Luther Seminary.  He served as pastor for congregations in Minnesota, Florida, Iowa, New York.  He edited the Decorah Posten and authored several books including Ragnhild (1876).


Askevold ble født i Norge. Han gikk på skole i Bergen og fikk utdanning som lærer før han utvandra til Amerika i 1873. Han studerte ved Luther College og Luther Seminary. Han jobbet som prest i menigheter i Minnesota, Florida, Iowa og New York, redigerte Decorah-Posten og skrev flere bøker, blant annet romanen Ragnhild (1876).

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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Bernt Askevold Papers RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/14/19: EC updated the preferred citation.