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Bjarne Male Chorus Records, 1890-1977

Collection Overview

Title: Bjarne Male Chorus Records, 1890-1977

ID: OGLMC/605

Creator: Bjarne Male Chorus

Extent: 2.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/12/1981

Languages: English [eng], Norwegian [nor]

Abstract

Founded in Grand Forks in 1881

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Bjarne Male Chorus Records consist of various materials including a history, music programs, Norwegian songs, and photographs. In addition, there is one folder with constitutions, by-laws, and minutes of the Nora Band.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was received from Jay Hillier of the Myra Museum, Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1985 (Acc. 85-1410) and 1987 (Acc. 87-1513), as well as from the Honve House (Acc. 2006-2847) and from the Grand Forks Sons of Norway Lodge (Acc. 2012-3178).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Elaine McLaughlin, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; Acc. 81-701

Preferred Citation: [Description of Item]. Bjarne Male Chorus Records. OGLMC 605, Box number, Folder number. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in July 2012.

Other Note: The Bjarne banner that appears in some of the group photos is in the possesion of the Grand Forks County Historical Society: Myra Museum in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000783272


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Bjarne History, ca. 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Fun Fest ticket, 1938; Bjarne songs, undated; Newspaper article with letter, 1976-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Norwegian Singers Association of America Sangerfest Programs, 1904, 1912, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Norwegian Singers Association of America Sangerfest Programs, 1934, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Red River Valley Norwegian Singers Association and Bjarne Music Programs, 1935-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Sanger-Hilsen (publication of the Norwegian Singers Association of America), Vol. 25:12 and Vol. 26:12, 1934, 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Song books, in Norwegian and in English, ca. 1940-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Constitution, By-laws, and meeting minutes of the Nora Band, 1890-1892Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Photograph 1: ca. 1915 (date from back of photograph)Add to your cart.
The chorus is posed in three rows: the first row is seated and the the other two are standing.  In the background is the Bjarne banner. Lars K. Hassell is third from left in the front row, while Emil Odegard is second from right in the second row. Other chorus members are unidentified.
Photograph 2: ca. 1930Add to your cart.

Front Row: unidentified, unidentified, Oscar Lunseth, Wilhelm P. Rognlie (director), Emil Odegard, Fred Hanson, unidentified

Second Row: Ole Paulson, Simon Paulson, George Spangberg, Sigurd Bye, Harold Hanson, ? Larson, unidentified

Third Row: Al Johnson, unidentified, unidentified, Clarence A. Heen, Tom Locken, Haaken Johnson, Ernest Johnson

Back Row: Ole Christianson, Alfred Odegard, unidentified, Iver Jeglum, unidentified

Photograph 3: ca. 1910, Lee Bros. studioAdd to your cart.
The photograph shows fourteen chorus members in three rows wearing their caps. Emil Odegard is second from right in the middle row. Other chorus members are unidentified.
Photograph 4: ca. 1930, Hoff StudioAdd to your cart.

Front row: Andrew Sjern, Olaf Christenson, Oscar Lunseth, Wilhelm P. Rognlie (director), Emil Odegard, Alfred Johnson, unidentified

Middle row: George Spangberg, Iver Jeglum, unidentified, Simon Paulson, Sigurd Bye, Haakon Johnson, Oscar W. Johnson (?), Alf Hulteng

Back row: Tom Locken, Ole Paulson, Ole Christianson, Elroy Schroeder, Alfred Odegard, Clarence A. Heen, Fred Hanson

Photograph 5: ca. 1936, Hoff Studio, Grand Forks, N.D.Add to your cart.

First row: Walter Swanson, Emil Odegard, unidentified, unidentified, Wilhelm P. Rognlie (director), Fred Hanson, Oscar Lunseth, unidentified, unidentified

Second row: unidentified, Ole Paulson, unidentified, Sigurd Bye, Harold Hanson, Alfred Johnson, Simon Paulson, ? Larson

Third row: George Spangberg, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Iver Jeglum

Fourth row: unidentified, unidentified, Ernest Johnson, unidentified, Oscar W. Johnson, Tom Locken, unidentified

Photograph 6: ca. 1940, Hoff Studio, Grand Forks, N.D.Add to your cart.

First row: unidentified, unidentified, Harold Hanson, Wilhelm P. Rognlie (director), unidentified, George Spangberg, Alfred Johnson

Second row: Ole Paulson, Emil Odegard, unidentified, unidentified, Sigurd Bye, Ernest Johnson, unidentified, unidentified

Third row: Walter Swanson, unidentified, unidentified, Oscar W. Johnson, unidentified, unidentified, Tom Locken

Fourth row: unidentified, Oscar Lunseth, Alfred Odegard, unidentified, Fred Hanson, unidentified

Photograph 7: ca. 1925-1930, Bjarne Chorus, Hoff StudioAdd to your cart.

The chorus is posed in four rows, with the chorus banner in the back.

First row: Emil Odegard, unidentified, unidentified, Wilhelm P. Rognlie (director), unidentified, Fred Hanson, unidentified

Second row: unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Ole Paulson, unidentified, unidentified, Iver Jeglum

Third row: unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Alfred Odegard, Oscar Lunseth, unidentified, unidentified

Fourth row: Alfred Johnson, Sigurd Bye, unidentified, Tom Locken

Photograph 8: ca. 1910-1915Add to your cart.

The chrous is in three rows, with the banner in the back.

Front row: unidentified, unidentified, Lars K. Hassell, unidentified, unidentified

Middle row: unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Emil Odegard, unidentified

Back row: unidentified, unidentified, Lawrence J. Anderson, unidentified

Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Cap worn by chorus memberAdd to your cart.