From Isolationism to Involvement, the Swedish Immigrant Press in America, 1914-1945
By Finis H. Capps. (Chicago: Swedish Pioneer Historical Society, 1966). Cloth, 238 pp. This book examines the changes in the Swedish immigrant press from the start of World War I in Europe in 1914 to the end of World War … Read More
Farm, Forge and Philosophy; a Swedish Immigrant’s Life
By Adolph Benson. (Chicago: Swedish Pioneer Historical Society, 1961). Cloth, 166 pp. The memoir of a noted Swedish immigrant scholar and author, Adolph Burnett Benson (1881-1962), who was born in Skåne and eventually became a professor at Yale.
Images of Swedish–America
By Ulf Beijbom. (Växjö: Emigrant Institute Friendship Society, 2003). Cloth, 199 pp. This book contains Swedish–American immigrant photographs from the “Dream of America” exhibit and other collections at the Swedish Emigrant Institute in Växjö, Sweden.
Peter Cassel and Iowa’s New Sweden
Edited by H. Arnold Barton. (Chicago: Swedish–American Historical Society, 1995). Paper, 114 pp. This book compiles articles from several sources on Peter Cassel and New Sweden, Iowa. Cassel led a group of Swedish immigrants to settle in the Iowa Territory … Read More
Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840-1914
By H. Arnold Barton. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1975). Paper, 348 pp. This book contains an extensive collection of letters sent back to Sweden from Swedish immigrants in America during the time period of 1840-1914, telling their impressions of … Read More
Clipper Ship and Covered Wagon: Essays from the Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly
Edited by H. Arnold Barton. (New York: Arno Press, 1979). Cloth, 255 pp. This book contains 18 essays from different authors that first appeared in the Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly between 1959 and 1977.
A Folk Divided: Homeland Swedes and Swedish–Americans, 1840-1940
By H. Arnold Barton. (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995). Cloth and Paper, 448 pp. In this unique study, H. Arnold Barton outlines dilemmas created by the great migration of Swedes to the United States from 1840 to 1940 and … Read More
Swedes in the Twin Cities: Immigrant Life and Minnesota’s Urban Frontier
Edited by Philip J. Anderson and Dag Blanck. (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001). Cloth, 367 pp. The Minnesota History Center in St. Paul hosted a conference in October 1996 entitled “Swedish Life in the Twin Cities.” This book … Read More
Scandinavian Immigrants and Education in North America
Edited by Philip J. Anderson, Dag Blanck, and Peter Kivisto. (Chicago: Swedish–American Historical Society, 1995). Cloth, 222 pp. This book contains 13 essays from scholars that were presented at a conference of the same title held at the Swenson Swedish … Read More
Guide to Swedish–American Archival and Manuscript Sources in the United States
Edited by Wesley M. Westerberg. Kermit B. Westerberg, and Kristine B. Westerberg. (Chicago: Swedish–American Historical Society, 1983). Cloth, 600 pp. This guide surveyed unpublished materials that relate to emigration from Sweden and to the history of Swedes in the United … Read More
Scandinavians in Old and New Lands: Essays in Honor of H. Arnold Barton
Edited by Philip J. Anderson, Dag Blanck, and Byron J. Nordstrom. (Chicago: Swedish–American Historical Society, 2004). Cloth, 302 pp. This book contains 14 essays from noted scholars on both sides of the Atlantic in honor of Dr. H. Arnold Barton, … Read More