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Collection Johan Edvard Liljeholm papers
Collection Number MSS P:17
Dates of Creation 1846-1950
Extent of Description .25 linear feet, 1 box
Language Swedish, English
Creator Liljeholm, Johan Edward
Search Terms Liljeholm, Johan Edvard
Bishop Hill (Ill.)
Travel writing
Scope & Content The papers include the original handwritten account of Liljeholm's journey to the United States (1846-1850) a copy of the diary and a transcribed and typewritten copy. The diary contains information about his brief stays in Bishop Hill, Illinois in 1846 and 1849. The diary was published by the Augustana Historical Society with the title: Pioneering Adventures of Johan Edvard Liljeholm in America 1846-1850.