Dr. Einar Haugen is Victor S.
Thomas professor of linguistics and Scandinavian in Harvard
University. He is a member of the board of publications of the
Norwegian-American Historical Association and the author of
several books dealing with the Norwegian language.
(Volume 24: Page 284)
Mr. Per Hvamstad is a graduate student in the University
of Oslo. His major interest is Norwegian social history, an
interest that led him into the study of emigration.
Dr. Clarence A. Clausen is professor emeritus of history
in St. Olaf College and a member of the board of publications
of the Norwegian-American Historical Association. He was editor
and co-translator of A Chronicle of Old Muskego and The Lady
with the Pen and is the author of numerous articles.
Mr. Odd S. Løvoll is instructor in Norwegian in the
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, where he also earned
a master of arts degree in history in 1969. His earlier higher
education was received in Norway. He is currently studying
the bygdelag movement in America.
The late Paul Knaplund was professor emeritus of history
in the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A native of northern
Norway, he became America’s leading scholar in the fields
of the British Empire and the Commonwealth in the nineteenth
and twentieth centuries.
Dr. Neil T. Eckstein is associate professor of English in
Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh. His doctoral dissertation
at the University of Pennsylvania was a comparative study
of the social criticisms of immigrant writers.
Mr. James S. Hamre is assistant professor of religion and
philosophy in Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa. He is the
author of several articles on the religious thought of Georg
Dr. Sverre Arestad is professor of Scandinavian languages
and literature and of comparative literature in the University
of Washington, Seattle. He is a member of the executive board
of the association and has contributed to several previous
volumes of Studies.
Mr. Thomas I. Benson is a doctoral candidate in American
history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His present
research interest is town location and development in the
Mr. Knight E. Hoover, a graduate student in sociology at
Brooklyn College, has a strong interest in things Norwegian.
He has used questionnaires in his study of the Norwegians
in Greater New York.
Miss Beulah Folkedahl is curator of archives for the Norwegian-American
Historical Association. She has compiled four of the "Some
Recent Publications" series and has written an equal
number of contributions titled "From the Archives,"
in addition to arranging the many papers in the archives.
Magnus Bjorndal, Weehawken, New Jersey, President
Andrew E. Wigeland, Evanston, Illinois, Vice-President
Norman O. Olson, Chicago, Illinois, Treasurer
Lloyd Hustvedt, Northfield, Minnesota, Secretary and Archivist
Lionel G. Thorsness, Chicago, Illinois, Honorary Chairman
Oscar A. Anderson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sverre Arestad, Seattle, Washington
Henning C. Boe, Seattle, Washington
Reidar Dittmann, Northfield, Minnesota
Truman Eddy, Chicago, Illinois
Gunnar Gundersen, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Gunnar E. Gunderson, Chicago, Illinois
Sevrin A. Haram, New York, New York
J. Bernard Jacobsen, Chicago, Illinois
Derwood Johnson, Waco, Texas
Ole G. Landsverk, Glendale, California
Rolf A. Syrdal, Decorah, Iowa
Roy N. Thorshov, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Harry J. Williams, Kenilworth, Illinois