Rahn, H. Robert.  S.K. Hall, 1994.

GACA Collection 215

Rahn, H. Robert.  S.K. Hall, 1994.  GACA Collection 215.  1 Folder.


The H.R. Rahn collection consists of one printed book on S.K. Hall, written by H. Robert Rahn, and correspondence between Rahn and Gustavus Adolphus College written at the time of donation. The book was published in 1994 by Leech Printing, Ltd., and sponsored by Culture, Heritage and Citizenship of Manitoba.


“Steingrimur Kristjan Hall, born in Gimli, Manitoba, was the first Icelander in the Western Hemisphere to pursue music as a profession.  He also became one of the most devoted promoters of Icelandic poetry and music in North America.”

S.K. Hall was a student at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1897-1899.

*Taken from collection


There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes.  The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


Rahn, H. Robert.  S.K. Hall, 1994. GACA Collection 215.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


H. Robert Rahn donated this collection in September 1994.

Amy E. Gratz, archives volunteer, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during March 2010.

Hall, S. K. (Steingrimur Kristjan), 1877-1969.
Musicians -- Manitoba -- Biography.
Icelandic Canadians -- Biography.
Gustavus Adolphus College -- alumni.