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Title: Bergquist Family Papers

Dates: 1881-1907

Collection Number: MSS 90335

Quantity: 3 feet (includes oversized)

Abstract: Consists of three homestead certificates of Charles A. Bergquist, Chris A. Nelson, and Lewis F. Bergquist, a request to file final proof of Louis (Lewis) Bergquist homestead, a wedding poem written for Louis (Lewis) Bergquist and Anna (Clara) Johnson (in Swedish with translation), and citizenship certificates of Louis F. Bergquist. Charles A. and Louis F. Bergquist were brothers. (OVERSIZE).

Provenance: Alvera Bergquist made an addition to the Bergquist Family Papers to the State Historical Society on October 29, 2015.

Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to the collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.  Permission to use any radio or television broadcast portions of the collection must be sought from the creator.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Item Number/Description/Year
1 Wedding poem written for Louis (Lewis) Bergquist and Anna (Clara) Johnson (in Swedish)
2 Wedding poem translation from Swedish to English
3 Citizenship certificate for Louis (Lewis)Bergquist, October 15, 1891
4 Declaration of Intention to become a United States citizen of Louis (Lewis) Bergquist, August 25, 1885
5 Homestead certificate for Charles A. Bergquist, August 1, 1904
6 Homestead certificate for Louis (Lewis) F. Bergquist, April 22, 1901
7 Homestead certificate for Chris A. Nelson, April 11, 1907
8 Request to file final proof of Louis (Lewis) Bergquist homestead, April 18, 1897

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