The Papers of Torkild A. Rossing, 1910-1915
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of three pieces of correspondence regarding political matters and school board; manuscript of "A Military Hero from Sweden in the Norwegian Regiment," October 14, 1913; three speeches; statement against a bank, 1915.
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Luther College Archives
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Decorah, IA 52101
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Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Rossing, T
Created by: Rossing, Torkild A. (1840-1923)
Volume: 0.01 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Rossing, Torkild A. (1840-1923) :

Rossing was born in Norway.  He immigrated to America in 1857.  He fought in the American Civil War and then was a farmer and businessman in Wisconsin and Iowa.  He was a benefactor of Luther College.


Rossing ble født i Norge. Han utvandra til Amerika i 1857. Han kjempet i den amerikanske borgerkrigen og jobbet senere som bonde og forretningsmann i Wisconsin og Iowa. Han ga penger til Luther College.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
American Civil War, 1861-1865
Norwegians in the Civil War
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Torkild A. Rossing Papers, RG 15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/26/19: EC updated the preferred citation.