Papers, 1881-1936.

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Swenson, Magnus, 1854-1936. Papers, 1881-1936.

Papers, 1881-1936.

Papers of Magnus Swenson, a Madison, Wis., businessman, inventor, philanthropist, and University of Wisconsin regent. The collection consists mainly of correspondence and related materials which reveal Swenson's interests in civic and political affairs, University activities, and organizations with a Scandinavian orientation. The processed portion is summarized above. Additional accessions are described below.

6.0 c.f. (13 archives boxes and 1 flat box); plusadditions of 0.3 c.f. and9 photographs.

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