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Title Magnus Wefald Family Collection
Call Number MSS 315
Extent 3 folders
Dates of Creation 1902-1903, 1972
Creator Wefald, Magnus
Scope & Content The collection contains a family history that was research and compiled by Nana Wefald Wilson of Santa Monica, CA titled Wefald Family in America that she had printed in 1972. Also included are 8 stereoscopic photos of Norway taken by Knud Wefald and a campaign card from when Knud Wefald ran for re-election to the legislature in 1916.
Admin/Biographical History The Wefald Family in Minnesota was based out of Clay County with the donor being from Hawley. Magnus Wefald's father Knud was born in Kragerø, Norway in 1869. His father emigrated to the United States in 1887 becoming a US Citizen in 1896.
Subjects Wefald Family
Genealogy
Norway
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
Containers Campaign Card, 1916
Family History, 1972
Photos of Norway, 1902-1903