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Established: 1965  
 
Established: 1965  
  
=== Purpose ===
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=== Purpose ===
  
The initiative to create the Swedish Emigrant Institute was largely due to the efforts of Governor Gunnar Helén. The original purpose of the Institute was to increase the understanding of, and document, the great Swedish migration that took place between 1846 and 1930. In recent decades the Institute has expanded its mission to include the documentation of the emigrant experience of those who have left their own homelands for Sweden.<br>  
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The initiative to create the Swedish Emigrant Institute was largely due to the efforts of Governor Gunnar Helén. The original purpose of the Institute was to increase the understanding of, and document, the great Swedish migration that took place between 1846 and 1930. In recent decades the Institute has expanded its mission to document the emigrant experience of those who have left their own homelands for Sweden.<br>  
  
=== Summary of Collections ===
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=== Summary of Collections ===
  
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| *Swedish original documents  
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| *Swedish American original documents (including diaries, letters, etc.)  
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*Swedish original documents  
| *Oral histories (Swedish emigrant audio recordings)  
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*Swedish American original documents (including diaries, letters, etc.)  
| *Photograph collections  
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*Oral histories (Swedish emigrant audio recordings)  
| *Library (Swedish and U.S.)  
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*Photograph collections  
| *Memorabilia from both Sweden and the United States  
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*Library (books from Sweden and the United States)  
| *Swedish American Church Records on Microfilm  
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*Memorabilia from both Sweden and the United States  
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*Swedish American Church Records on Microfilm
| *Swedish American Society (-ies) Records on Microfilm  
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| *Swedish American Newspapers on Microfilm  
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| *Collections of Vilhelm Moberg  
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*Swedish American Society (-ies) Records on Microfilm  
| *Landelius Utlands Svenska Klippsamling (Otto R. Landelius)  
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*Swedish American Newspapers on Microfilm  
| *The Arthur Landfors, and Rudolf Oslund collections  
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*Collections of Vilhelm Moberg  
| *James L. Sanderson Collection, Scandinavians in Australia 1817 – 1992  
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*Landelius Utlands Svenska Klippsamling (Otto R. Landelius)  
| *Ella Heckscher, Genealogical Research Collection
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*The Arthur Landfors, and Rudolf Oslund collections  
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*James L. Sanderson Collection, Scandinavians in Australia 1817 – 1992  
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*[[Sweden: Ella Heckscher Research Archive|Ella Heckscher Research Archive]]
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=== Databases at the Swedish Emigrant Institute ===
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=== Databases at the Swedish Emigrant Institute ===
  
Emigrants Database Swedish American Church Archives Swedish American Church Members Swedish American obituary Swedish American Fraternal Lodge Membership Liljegrenska Archive  
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*Emigrants Database  
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*Swedish American Church Archives  
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*Swedish American Church Members  
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*Swedish American Obituary
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*Swedish American Fraternal Lodge Membership  
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*Liljegrenska Archive
  
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=== Location ===
  
 
In the city of Växjö, Sweden <br>  
 
In the city of Växjö, Sweden <br>  
  
=== Contact information ===
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=== Contact information ===
  
 
Website: http://www.utvandrarnashus.se/  
 
Website: http://www.utvandrarnashus.se/  
  
Visiting address: Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4 352 34 Växjö Phone +46-470-201 20 Fax +46-470-394 16  
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Contact before visiting. Activities have been significanty curtailed as of 2011.
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Visiting address:<br> Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4 <br> 352 34 Växjö <br> Phone +46-470-201 20 <br> Fax +46-470-394 16 <br>
  
Mailing Address: The House of Emigrants Box 201 SE-351 04 Växjö  
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Mailing Address: <br> The House of Emigrants <br> Box 201 <br> SE-351 04 Växjö <br>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:02, 20 October 2011

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Established: 1965

Contents

Purpose

The initiative to create the Swedish Emigrant Institute was largely due to the efforts of Governor Gunnar Helén. The original purpose of the Institute was to increase the understanding of, and document, the great Swedish migration that took place between 1846 and 1930. In recent decades the Institute has expanded its mission to document the emigrant experience of those who have left their own homelands for Sweden.

Summary of Collections

  • Swedish original documents
  • Swedish American original documents (including diaries, letters, etc.)
  • Oral histories (Swedish emigrant audio recordings)
  • Photograph collections
  • Library (books from Sweden and the United States)
  • Memorabilia from both Sweden and the United States
  • Swedish American Church Records on Microfilm
  • Swedish American Society (-ies) Records on Microfilm
  • Swedish American Newspapers on Microfilm
  • Collections of Vilhelm Moberg
  • Landelius Utlands Svenska Klippsamling (Otto R. Landelius)
  • The Arthur Landfors, and Rudolf Oslund collections
  • James L. Sanderson Collection, Scandinavians in Australia 1817 – 1992
  • Ella Heckscher Research Archive

Databases at the Swedish Emigrant Institute

  • Emigrants Database
  • Swedish American Church Archives
  • Swedish American Church Members
  • Swedish American Obituary
  • Swedish American Fraternal Lodge Membership
  • Liljegrenska Archive

Location

In the city of Växjö, Sweden

Contact information

Website: http://www.utvandrarnashus.se/

Contact before visiting. Activities have been significanty curtailed as of 2011.

Visiting address:
Vilhelm Mobergs gata 4
352 34 Växjö
Phone +46-470-201 20
Fax +46-470-394 16

Mailing Address:
The House of Emigrants
Box 201
SE-351 04 Växjö


 

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