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The Papers of Olaf Holen, 1928

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Olaf Holen, 1928

ID: LCA/RG15/Holen, O

Creator: Holen, Olaf (1889-)

Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of a book manuscript "The Haugian revival and its place in Norwegian literature" in Norwegian.

Biographical Note

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.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 very large folder

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Olaf Holen Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History:

11/15/19: AH updated the date.

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

Box and Folder Listing

Box H: Personal Papers, Single FilesAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Masters Thesis - The Haugian Revival and Its Place in Norwegian Literature, 1928, 1986Add to your cart.