University of Minnesota
Digitizing Immigrant Letters


Survey of Minnesota repositories with holdings of immigrant letters


Name City URL Collection title Volume Letters Diaries Memoirs Date range Language Nativity
Northeast Minnesota Historical Center University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth
Aftenro Society, Duluth 2.5 linear ft yes 1910-1976 Not listed Norwegian
Daughters of Norway 1.5 linear ft yes 1903-1959 English Norwegian
Elvera Olson, "Jackpine Ridge" 91 pages yes 1972 English Swedish
Emanuel G. Swanstrom 7 items  yes 1860-1886 English Swedish
International Institute 2.5 linear ft yes 1926-1963 English Not listed
Jens Flaaten 2.5 inches yes 1896-1958 English Not listed
Joseph Bogdanich 1.5 inches yes 1931-1972 English Not listed
Laurette Reitz 1 in yes 1885-1064 Swedish Swedish
Peter O. Tilderquist and Family 3.75 linear ft yes 1857-1960 Not listed Swedish
Reverend Frederick Baraga .5 linear ft yes yes 1835-1860 German, English German


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