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Arvid Augustsson and Elin Andersson immigration papers collection, 1900-1911

Collection #:
MSS P:333

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Creators: Hedquist, Arvid Theodore Augustsson (1882-?)
Andersson, Elin Susanna (1886-?)
Swedish, with English translations

The collection is open for research onsite. A limited amount of photocopies may be requested via mail. 

Subject Headings: Emigration and immigration
Exit permits (Emigration)
Report cards
Student records
Processed by:

Lisa Huntsha, 2013

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201

Custodial History

Donated to the Swenson Center by Milton Hedquist in 2013.

Biographical Sketch

Arwid Teodor Augustsson was born on 10 September 1882 in Hjom parish in Elfsborg (now Älvsborg) county. He immigrated to the United States in 1905 from Hjerttorp Hede.

Elin Susanna Andersson was born on 12 December 1886 in Ekeby Parish in Östergötland county. She immigrated to the United States in 1911.


Four pieces of immigrant documentation from Arvid Theodore Augustsson Hedquist (moving certificate and pass) and Elin Susanna Andersson (moving certificate and report card). Each document also has an English translation.

Inventory List

Box 1

1. Arvid Theodor Augustsson Hedquist's moving certificate
2. Arvid Theodor Augustsson Hedquist's free ticket/pass
3. Elin Susanna Andersson's moving certificate
4. Elin Susanna Andersson's report card

Publication Note

When citing this collection, use the following credit line: Arvid Augustsson and Elin Andersson Immigration Papers collection, 1900-1911 (MSS P:333), Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois