Lundeen, John August. Notebooks, Correspondence, and Autobiography of John August Lundeen, 1865, 1871-73, 1884, 1889, 1892, 1901, 1902, 1911, and 1935.

CAMC Collection 54



Lundeen, John August.  Notebooks, Correspondence, and Autobiography of John August Lundeen, 1865, 1871-73, 1884, 1889, 1892, 1901, 1902, 1911, and 1935.  CAMC Collection 54.  9 folders.


ABSTRACT:

The John August Lundeen collection contains notebooks from Lundeen’s time as a student at St. Ansgar’s Academy and Gustavus Adolphus College, correspondence from his time in the military, and his autobiography.


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

John August Lundeen was born Johan August Lundin to Jonas Petter and Eva Lisa Lundin.  He was born on 6 March 1848 in Gettinge near Hvetlanda, Småland, Sweden.  Along with his parents and one sister, they came to America in 1853.  His uncle Isaac Lundin changed the family name to Lundeen on account of pronunciation.  Lundeen had five sisters, Christine (30 September 1851), Matilda (11 March 1855), Anna (10 August 1857), Joesphine (28 August 1859), and Emely (11 March 1862).


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:

Lundeen, John August.  Notebooks, Correspondence, and Autobiography of John August Lundeen, 1865, 1871-73, 1884, 1889, 1892, 1901, 1902, 1911, and 1935. CAMC Collection 54.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Anna K. Johnson, student worker, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during August 2010.


RELATED COLLECTIONS IN THE ARCHIVES:

Lundeen, Jonas Peter.  Incoming Correspondence and Documents of Jonas Peter Lundeen, 1851-1957. CAMC Collection 64.

Lundeen, Eva Lisa.  Incoming Correspondence and Clippings about Family of Eva Lisa Lundeen, 1864-1930. CAMC Collection 61.

Levine, Anna Sophia Lundeen.  Correspondence of Anna Sophia Lundeen Levine and John August Lundeen, 1876-1918. CAMC Collection 67.

Skoog, Emily Lundeen. Correspondence of Emily Lundeen Skoog, 1886-1891. CAMC Collection 76.

Turner, Josephine Lundeen. Correspondence of Josephine Lundeen Turner, 1872-1918. CAMC Collection 75.

Turner, Mathilda Lundeen. Correspondence of Mathilda Lundeen Turner, 1869, 1916, and 1927. CAMC Collection 72.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Lundeen, John August, 1848-1940.
English language – compositions and exercises.
Swedish language – compositions and exercises.
Song book, Swedish American.
United States Military Academy.


CAMC Collection 54

Box

Folder

Song Book, 1865

1

3

Writing book, Swedish and English, 11 February 1865

1

2

Copybook, 1871

1

1

Miscellaneous Papers from West Point, 1871-73

1

4

Outgoing Correspondence, 1871, 1884, 1889, 1892, and 1906

1

5

Correspondence from sister Emily, 11 January 1879

1

9

Envelope from War Department, 24 September 1898

1

6

Invitation to daughter’s wedding, 1910

1

7

Autobiography of J.A. Lundeen, 1935

1

8