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Collection Svenska Litterartursällskapet (Moline, Ill.) records
Collection Number I/O:13
Dates of Creation 1928-1960
Extent of Description .25 linear feet, 1 box
Language Swedish, English
Search Terms Svenska Litteratursällskapet
Swedish literature
Moline (Ill.)
Access Conditions There are no restrictions on use of this collection.
Administrative or Biographical History The organization was founded on February 11, 1928. Its main mission was to read and study Swedish authors and literature as well as song. The monthly meetings were held at members' homes. The organization had after the first decade of existence 40 members, but by 1948, only 20 remained. The organization disbanded in 1960.
Scope & Content The collections include minutes from monthly meetings in Swedish and with details of which Swedish literature was read, the names of new members and the program.