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Ole Nissen and Emily Petersen, Wintering Hills, Alberta, 1929
Ole Nissen and Emily Petersen, Wintering Hills, Alberta, 1929
NA-5623-32

Nissen family fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Scanned Document Diaries, letters and family papers. -- 1913-1989
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1911-1989

Inventory

Series 1 Diaries, letters and family papers. -- 1913-1989
M-8809-1 Letters of Ole (Helge) Nissen, Denmark. -- 1913-1921. -- In Danish.
M-8809-2

Letters of Ole (Helge) Nissen, Canada. -- 1923-1937. -- In Danish. For translations see file M-8809-7 below.

Scanned Document View letters, part 1.
Scanned Document View letters, part 2.

M-8809-3 Nissen family papers. -- 1942-1956
M-8809-4 Nissen family papers. -- 1958-1989
M-8809-5

Emily Petersen Nissen's diaries. -- 1930, 1932, 1935-1938. -- 3 volumes

Scanned Document View original 1930 diary, part 1.
Scanned Document View original 1930 diary, part 2.
Scanned Document View transcript of 1930 diary.

M-8809-6 Photocopy of Emily Petersen Nissen's diary. -- 1939-1943
M-8809-7

Translations of Ole Nissen's diaries and letters. -- 1913-1956

Scanned Document View translations of 1923-1937 letters.

M-8809-8 Autobiography of Ole Hansen Nissen, and Nissen family papers, Denmark, 1783-1915
M-8809-9 Transcripts of Emily Nissen's diaries. -- 1930-1943
M-8809-10 Photocopies of Ole Nissen's diaries. -- 1914-1938
Series 2
NA-5623
Photographs. -- 1911-1989. -- 63 photographs. -- The series consists of views of Ole as a chlid, the Nissen family in Denmark, Emily Petersen, farming in the Hussar area of Alberta, Nissen farm at Wintering Hills near Dorothy, and descendants of Ole and Emily. View now.
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