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GACA Collection 080. Magnusson, Hulda S. Hulda Magnusson's School Materials, 1903-1937: Overview

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Collection Description

Magnusson, Hulda S.  Hulda Magnusson's School Materials, 1903-1937.  GACA Collection 80.  9 folders.

The Hulda Magnusson collection consists of several photographs, brochures for student events and choir concerts, a transcript of the Class of 1906’s biography that Magnusson read for commencement, and other miscellaneous papers.  Magnusson created and collected these items primarily during her time as a student at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1903-1906.  Folders are organized alphabetically by title.

Biographical Note

Hulda Magnusson graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1906.  A few years later she married another graduate, Oscar E. Abrahamson.  Following their union, the couple moved to Warren, Minnesota where Abrahamson served as President of North Star College until his death.  Hulda began teaching again and returned to Gustavus in 1921.  Upon her return, she served as principal of the school’s Academy until it was discontinued.  Following her position’s demise at Gustavus, she secured employment at Luther Junior College & Academy in Wahoo, Nebraska.

* Information obtained from Aina Abrahamson, Hulda’s daughter.

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