Rasmus Björn Anderson papers, 1823-1936.
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Knut Hamsun (1859-1952) was born in Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, and grew up in poverty in Hamarøy in Nordland. From early childhood he was a shoemaker’s apprentice, but was also a road worker, stonemason, junior-level teacher, and so on. He spent some years in America, travelling and working as a tram driver, and published his impressions, chiefly satirical, under the title Fra det moderne Amerikas Aandsliv (1889) [The Intellectual Life of Modern America]. The novel Sult (1890) [Hunger] and even mor...
Thorstein Veblen was born in 1857 in Cato, Wisconsin. He received an A.B. from Carleton College (1880), and a Ph.D. from Yale University (1884). Veblen was a fellow at Cornell University (1891-1892), and at the University of Chicago (1892-1893). Veblen remained at the University of Chicago as a reader in political economy (1893-1894). He became associate professor at the University (1894-1896), instructor (1896-1900), and assistant professor (1900-1906). From 1906 to 190...
Literary critic and historian. From the description of Georg Morris Cohen Brandes papers, 1909-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451300 ...
Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer, journalist, and political leader. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1903. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1869-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80262094 From the guide to the Letters to various correspondents, 1869-1907., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...