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Swedish-Canadian research collection
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Swedish-Canadian research collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1543
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1978

The collection consists of research material created or collected by Olof Seaholm pertaining to Swedish immigration and organizations to Canada and North America. The collection mainly consists of general research material related to these themes,...

Seaholm, Olof

Book Collection

This series contains over 20 books on Swedish culture, history, and emigration and immigration to North America. Some of the books are in English while the others are in Swedish. A book index is available.

Swedish Canadian research material

During the 1960s, Seaholm received a grant from the New Horizon program to write a history about Swedish immigration to Canada. Although he never finished writing a book about this topic, this collection contains much of his research related to th...

Scandinavian Central Committee

Series contains material pertaining to the Scandinavian Central Committee, located in Vancouver. The records include Seaholm's personal research and notes, meeting minutes, news bulletins, photographs, and news clippings.

Independent Order of Good Templars

Series contains information pertaining to the Linnea Lodge No. 76 of the International Order of the Good Templars of the Province of British Columbia. Records include a roll book and constitution, a membership book, regalia, and what appears to be...

Photo collection

This series consists of approximately 500 prints and photos of immigrants and their institutions in U.S. and Canada. There is an index list with names, when available, that accompanies this series.

The Bridge (Brggyan in Swedish)

This series contains copies of the periodical The Bridge, which is in English and printed in Sweden. The issues contain feature articles regarding Swedish immigration to Canada and the United States that Seaholm used in his research.

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