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Dr. Einar Haugen is Victor S. Thomas professor of linguistics and Scandinavian in Harvard University. He is a member of the board of publications of the Norwegian-American Historical Association and the author of several books dealing with the Norwegian language.

Mr. Per Hvamstad is a graduate student in the University of Oslo. His major interest is Norwegian social history, an interest that led him into the study of emigration.

Dr. Clarence A. Clausen is professor emeritus of history in St. Olaf College and a member of the board of publications of the Norwegian-American Historical Association. He was editor and co-translator of A Chronicle of Old Muskego and The Lady with the Pen and is the author of numerous articles.

Mr. Odd S. Løvoll is instructor in Norwegian in the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, where he also earned a master of arts degree in history in 1969. His earlier higher education was received in Norway. He is currently studying the bygdelag movement in America.

The late Paul Knaplund was professor emeritus of history in the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A native of northern Norway, he became America’s leading scholar in the fields of the British Empire and the Commonwealth in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Dr. Neil T. Eckstein is associate professor of English in Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh. His doctoral dissertation at the University of Pennsylvania was a comparative study of the social criticisms of immigrant writers.

Mr. James S. Hamre is assistant professor of religion and philosophy in Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa. He is the author of several articles on the religious thought of Georg Sverdrup.

Dr. Sverre Arestad is professor of Scandinavian languages and literature and of comparative literature in the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a member of the executive board of the association and has contributed to several previous volumes of Studies.

Mr. Thomas I. Benson is a doctoral candidate in American history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His present research interest is town location and development in the West.

Mr. Knight E. Hoover, a graduate student in sociology at Brooklyn College, has a strong interest in things Norwegian. He has used questionnaires in his study of the Norwegians in Greater New York.

Miss Beulah Folkedahl is curator of archives for the Norwegian-American Historical Association. She has compiled four of the "Some Recent Publications" series and has written an equal number of contributions titled "From the Archives," in addition to arranging the many papers in the archives.



Magnus Bjorndal, Weehawken, New Jersey, President

Andrew E. Wigeland, Evanston, Illinois, Vice-President

Norman O. Olson, Chicago, Illinois, Treasurer

Lloyd Hustvedt, Northfield, Minnesota, Secretary and Archivist

Lionel G. Thorsness, Chicago, Illinois, Honorary Chairman

Oscar A. Anderson, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sverre Arestad, Seattle, Washington

Henning C. Boe, Seattle, Washington

Reidar Dittmann, Northfield, Minnesota

Truman Eddy, Chicago, Illinois

Gunnar Gundersen, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Gunnar E. Gunderson, Chicago, Illinois

Sevrin A. Haram, New York, New York

J. Bernard Jacobsen, Chicago, Illinois

Derwood Johnson, Waco, Texas

Ole G. Landsverk, Glendale, California

Rolf A. Syrdal, Decorah, Iowa

Roy N. Thorshov, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Harry J. Williams, Kenilworth, Illinois

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