Mrs. J. E. Engstad Papers, 1941, 1972, undated
Primary Creator: Engstad, Mathilda C. (1868-1943)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Mrs. J. E. (Mathilda C.) Engstad was born on July 27, 1868 in Manistee, Michigan. She married John E. Engstad on September 27, 1887, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He was one of the first physicians in the community, and spearheaded a movement which led to the founding of the first hospital in Grand Forks, St. Luke's, in 1891. He was also one of the founders of the North Dakota Medical Society (later re-named the North Dakota Medical Association), organized in 1887. Mathilda was active in the community, especially with the Pioneer Club, Franklin Club and Thursday Music Club. The Engstads had two daughters: Valborg, who died in 1907, and Dagna Elsie.
Dr. J. E. Engstad died in 1937. Mrs. J. E. Engstad died on August 14, 1943 in Grand Forks.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Method: Donation; the original acquisition records are unavailable.
Related Materials: Franklin Club Records, OGLMC 322
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Mrs. J.E. Engstad Papers. OGLMC 376, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revision History: The finding aid was migrated to Archon in December 2013.
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