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Title Tekla Askegaard Papers
Call Number MSS 408
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1905-1928
Creator Tekla Askegard
Scope & Content The collection contains items from the life of Tekla Askegaard mostly focusing on her time after graduating from college and living in Chicago. Included is a small collection of ephemera that displays her love of the theater as well as a small collection of letters written to her from people back home in Comstock, and in Fargo.
Admin/Biographical History Tekla Askegaard was a Comstock native and graduate of the Dakota Conservancy of Music. She later moved to Chicago where she worked as an organist in a Baptist Church. Her love of the theater can be seen through the programs that are part of the collection of shows that she went to while living in Chicago and visiting New York City.
People Askegaard, Tekla
Subjects Music
Theater
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 Donated by Don Westrum in 2009 – Accession # 2009.6
Containers Chicago Theater Programs, 1928
Church Programs, 1928
Correspondence, ca. 1920's
Minneapolis Theater Programs, 1928
Miscellaneous, undated
Negatives of Photos of Life in Chicago, ca. 1930's
New York Theater Programs, 1928
Photos ca. 1910-1920
Ravina Opera, 1928
Sigma Alpha Iota, Fargo, ND Yearbook ,1928-1929
SS Columbus Ad, undated
University of Minnesota Commencement, 1928