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Ingrid Semmingsen, retired professor of history in the University of Oslo, has pioneered in the field of Scandinavian immigration and she has written and lectured extensively on this subject.

C. A. Clausen is professor emeritus of history at St. Olaf College. He has translated and edited numerous articles and several books and has been a regular contributor to Studies.

Andres A. Svalestuen, who holds a position as first archivist in the Norwegian National Archives, has distinguished himself as an immigration scholar.

Harold P. Simonson, professor of English in the University of Washington, is the author of several books pertaining to American literature and culture. He is presently working on a critical study of 0. E. Rølvaag's fiction.

Rasmus Sunde, lektor at Sagatun ungdomsskole in Balestrand in Sogn, is preparing a volume based on his academic thesis on emigration from his home community of Vik in Sogn.

Leiv H. Dvergsdal is a lektor at Kristen videregående skole in Trondheim. He conducted part of his research for his academic thesis in the Public Archives in Canada, using passenger lists to determine Norwegian arrivals.

Odin W. Anderson, professor of sociology at the universities of Chicago and Wisconsin-Madison, is a productive scholar on issues dealing with health services.

Ragnar Standal has a long-standing interest in immigration studies and teaches at Volda distriktshøgskole. He is writing a book based on his academic thesis.

Arnfinn Engen, chief curator of archives and museums in Oppland fylke, is the author of several articles on emigration and related topics. He has edited books and annuals. His most recent publication is a volume on ballads in the Norwegian labor movement at the turn of the century.

Sverre Arestad is professor emeritus of Scandinavian languages and literature and of comparative literature in the University of Washington. He has written frequently for the Association.

Kjell Erik Skaaren is a lektor at Heimdal videregående skole in Trondheim.

Sverre Ordahl, first archivist in the regional archives in Kristiansand, has lectured and written about emigration.

John Weinstock, associate professor of Germanic languages in the University of Texas at Austin, is an author and editor of works in the fields of Scandinavian linguistics and literature. His interest in sport has resulted in several articles. He is now writing a history of skiing.

Charlotte Jacobson is the Association's archivist. From 1945 to 1974 she taught English and was a librarian at St. Olaf College.




Lawrence O. Hauge, Edina, Minnesota, President
Roy N. Thorshov, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Vice President
Arthur E. Andersen, Chicago, Illinois, Treasurer
Lloyd Hustvedt, Northfield, Minnesota, Secretary
Elaine Kringen, Northfield, Minnesota, Assistant Secretary
Charlotte Jacobson, Northfield, Minnesota, Archivist
Odd S. Lovoll, Northfield, Minnesota, Editor
Mary R. Hove, Northfield, Minnesota, Editorial Assistant
Samuel Abrahamsen, New York, New York
Oscar A. Anderson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Henning C. Boe, Seattle, Washington
J. R. Christianson, Decorah, Iowa
Reidar Dittmann, Northfield, Minnesota
Rolf H. Erickson, Evanston, Illinois
Kjetil A. Flatin, Oslo, Norway
Svein Gilje, Seattle, Washington
Derwood Johnson, Waco, Texas
Robert L. Lillestrand, Edina, Minnesota
Elsie M, Melby, Duluth, Minnesota
Laurel Neidig, Wilmette, Illinois
Marion J. Nelson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Janet E. Rasmussen, Tacoma, Washington
Rolf A. Syrdal, Northfield, Minnesota
Harry J. Williams, Chicago, Illinois


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