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The Papers of Gerhard Naeseth, 1934-1937

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Gerhard Naeseth, 1934-1937

ID: LCA/RG15/Naeseth, G

Creator: Naeseth, Gerhard (1913-1994)

Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of photographs; book manuscripts of "Nordmenn i de Forente Starter," "A bibliography of the history of the art of writing and the history of printing," "The contributions of Norwegian-Americans to the field of religious literature, a bibliography."

Biographical Note

Naeseth was a librarian at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.  Naeseth was particularly interested in preserving his family’s history, as he wrote an extensive family history book.


Naeseth var bibliotekar ved University of Wisconsin i Madison. Han var spesielt interes sert i slektshistorie og skrev en omfattende slektshistorie bok. Han bygde opp avdelingen for slektshistorie ved Vesterheim (kontoret ligger i Madison, Wisconsin).

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

Use Restrictions: Though we may hold the property rights, Luther College Archives does not hold the copyrights for all materials. Individuals may use materials for non-commercial, private use, but commercial users must secure permissions from the copyright holders and/or Luther College Archives to reproduce, publish, or quote protected materials and photographs. For more information about the Luther College copyright and fair use policy, please visit https://www.luther.edu/copyright/

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Gerhard Naeseth Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/22/19: EC updated preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Gerhard B. NaesethAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Norwegian family history journals, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: A Bibliography of the History of the Art of Writing, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Contribution of Norwegian-Americans to the Field of Religious Literature, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Gerhard Naeseth gift, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photographs, 1908Add to your cart.