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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Billehus, Orlin. "A Norwegian Settler in Kandiyohi County, 1856 - 1889", Paper, 1965.
MSU Archives Collection 1329



Billehus, Orlin. "A Norwegian Settler in Kandiyohi County, 1856 - 1889", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1329. 1 folder, 13 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of a paper written by Orlin Billehus, which is about a Norwegian pioneer in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. The paper follows the life of an immigrant named Matias Johannessen Fjellhaugen, who settled in Colfax Township, Kandiyohi County. The Dakota Conflict of 1862, church activities at the Crow River Lutheran Church, and farm life are all discussed in the paper. This paper was written in 1965, as an assignment for Dr. Bert Burns' Historical Geography class at Mankato State College.

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.

Collection Citation:

Billehus, Orlin. "A Norwegian Settler in Kandiyohi County, 1856 - 1889", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1329, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Orlin Billehus donated this collection in June 1982.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in March 1988. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about "A Norwegian Settler in Kandiyohi County" or Orlin Billehus available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Kandiyohi County (Minn.)-History.
Dakota Indians--Wars, 1862-1865.
Norwegian Americans-Minnesota.