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Maakestad Collection

Identifier: SC 01244

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Items related to the history of Norge, Virginia.

"The Beginning of Norse Immigration to America" a reading by Mrs. Hilds Hove Dunn of a composition by H.A. Maakestad on October 19, 1975 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

Daily Press "Your Neighbors" article on Norge, October 24, 1984.

Copy of an article on Riverview Plantation.

Copy of a paper, "The Norge Virginia Post Colonial Colony."

Copy of 1972 translation from Norwegian of pamphlet, "A Composition from the Norsk and Danish Colony in the State of Virginia" edited, by Mr. Carl M. Bergh, Land and Excursion agent, C&O Railroad.



  • Creation: 1972-1984


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Acquisition Information:

Gift of through the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Guide to the Maakestad Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository