University of Minnesota

Hoglund, A. William, Papers

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Hoglund, A. William
Dates: ca. 1920-2004
Abstract: Collection consists of both published and unpublished materials pertaining predominantly to the history of the Finnish American community, however, many other ethnic groups are well-represented also. In addition to immigration history, subjects such as agricultural history, role of intellectualls in society and radical movement are covered as well. Materials include personal and work related correspondence, family records, papers and resources related to A.W. Hoglund's teaching career, scrapbooks, posters and photographs.
Quantity: 400 linear ft.
Language: English, Finnish
Collection ID: IHRC3325

PROVENANCE

Collection donated by Prof. A. William Hoglund (University of Connecticut) in August 2004. Collection is currently being accessioned and preliminarily processed.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Born in 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland, A.W. Hoglund spent his childhood on a farm in upper New York state where his parents purchased land forming - with a number of other Finnish immigrants - a community with a strong Finnish American character. A.W. Hoglund studied at Cornell University, received his PhD from the History Department at the Univeristy of Wisconsin in Madison. After graduation he taught history at Muskingum College, Ohio, before joining the History Department at the University of Connecticut in Storrs where his career has spanned over 40 years. Among many other published works, he is the author of the "Finnish Immigrants in America, 1880-1920" (1960), "Union list of Finnish newspapers published by Finns in the United States and Canada, 1876-1985" (1985) and "Immigrants and their children in the United States : a bibliography of doctoral dissertations, 1885-1982" (1986).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Hoglund, A. William collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Hoglund, A. William collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Hoglund, A. William Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Immigration issues
Finnish
College teachers
Agriculture
Labor

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