"History of Our Great-Grandparents, John O. and Maja Stina Beck, Homesteading in Wantonwan County, Minnesota, 1869," 1969.

CAMC Collection 42



“History of Our Great-Grandparents, John O. and Maja Stina Beck, Homesteading in Watonwan County, Minnesota, 1869,” 1969.  CAMC Collection 42. 1 Folder.


ABSTRACT:
This collection contains a short article, author unknown, describing the life of John O. and Maja Stina Beck, who immigrated to Watonwan County, Minnesota in 1869.  John and Maja’s son, Lars Herman Beck, attended Gustavus from 1878-81.


RESTRICTIONS:
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.


COLLECTION CITATION:
“History of Our Great-Grandparents, John O. and Maja Stina Beck, Homesteading in Watonwan County, Minnesota, 1869,” 1969.  CAMC Collection 42.   Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:
Thelma Petterson donated this collection in 1969.


PROCESSED BY:
Amy Gratz, archives volunteer, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during May 2010.


RELATED COLLECTIONS IN THE ARCHIVES:
Beck, Lars Herman.  Memoirs and History, 1930-1971. CAMC Collection 41.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


SUBJECT HEADINGS :

Immigrants -- America -- Social Life and Customs -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- Minnesota -- History -- 19th century.
Immigrants -- Swedish -- 19th century.
Watonwan County (Minn.)