The Knut Bergh Collection, 1864-1914
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Brief Description: A collection of manuscripts, correspondence, and personal items, such as vaccination records, citizenship certificates, last will and testament, and passport relating to Knut Bergh and family.
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.Bergh,K.
Created by: Bergh, Knut Ellefsen
Volume: 0.4 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Bergh, Knut Ellefsen : Born in Vos, Norway. Attended common school in Norway; elementary school at Big Canoe, Iowa, 1858; High school, Madison, Wis., 1859; Evansville, Wis., 1859-60; Luther College, 1861, 1864, 1869. Teacher in Norway, 1855-57; Liberty Prairie, Wis., 1857; Big Canoe, Iowa, 1861-64; taught at Luther,1868-1872; served as part of the Iowa Legislature, 1872. Died in 1875.
Rights/Use Restrictions: May be reproduced with written permission from Vesterheim collections staff or executive director.
Acquisition Notes:   Gift