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Title Souvenir of the 250th Anniversary of the First Swedish Settlement in America
Author Mattson, Hans
Date 1889
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1889
Reference G700.M444.T889
BIB ID 76955
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Traces the history of Swedish settlement in North America from the first colony on the Delaware River in the 1630s to the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Swedish migrants in 1888. Includes letters of congratulations regarding the anniversary.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Sweden
Country (to) United States of America
Places Minneapolis, Minnesota, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, United States; New Sweden
Keywords colony, immigration, emigration, heritage
Additional Information The 250th anniversary of the first Swedish settlement in America was celebrated on September 14th, 1888 in Minneapolis, Minn. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English; Swedish
Copyright American Antiquarian Society