|Title||Bottolf Thomas Bottolfson Collection|
|Call Number||MSS 307|
|Dates of Creation||1913, 1916 1931, 1942, 1965|
|Creator||Bottolf Thomas Bottolfson|
|Scope & Content||This collection relates to the accomplishments of Dr. B.T. Bottolfson a former phyisician and Mayor of Moorhead. It includes certificates relating to his various memberships in various groups across the state. It also includes a large portrait of Dr. Bottolfson, and an oversized photograph of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Urological Association in 1942.|
Dr. B.T. Bottolfson was born in Moorhead Minnesota to parents of Norwegian decsent. He attended school at the University of Minnesota to become a doctor and served the City of Moorhead as a respected opthamalogist on staff at St. Angsar's Hospital. He became the president of the Clay-Becker County Medical Society in 1921, and served again in 1931. As Dr. Bottolfson was such a well recognized public figure he ran for Mayor in 1929 serving a two year term.
In 1931 he started an affiliation with St. Luke's and St. John's hospitals in Fargo. He also spent a few years during this time working as a doctor in Europe where upon returning he served as a lecturer at North Dakota State University speaking about his experiences over seas. In 1961 he served a second two-year term as mayor of Moorhead. He retired from medicince in 197? at the age of 70.
Bottolfson, Bottolf Thomas
|Access Conditions||There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.|
|Copyrights||The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.|
|Language of Material||English|
|Archival History||Acquired from Owen Lee in 1991. (Accession # 91.27)|
Certificates, 1913, 1916, 1931, 1965
Oversized Photos and diploma, 1942, undated