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Title Andrew William Hoisholt Papers
Author Hoisholt, Andrew William
Date 1872-1888
Document Type Manuscript; Correspondence
Reference SC 082
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description Includes letters from Denmark and a draft in English from Hoisholt mentioning the 1871 fire and the rebuilding of Chicago (1873). There are also school grade reports for Hoisholt from 1873-1874.
Biographical Note / History Hoisholt was born in Kjerteminde, Denmark and immigrated to the United States in 1872, living first in Chicago and after 1875 in Stockton, California. He graduated from Cooper Medical College in Stockton in 1882 and was superintendent of Napa State Asylum for the Insane from 1913 to 1920.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Denmark
Country (to) United States of America
Nationality Danish
Keywords family, education, fire department, cityscape
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English; Danish
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania