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Arni Sveinsson Diary - Grund District, Manitoba (1880)

Arni Sveinsson, born in 1851, came to Canada from Iceland in 1876 and eventually settled in the Grund District in Southern Manitoba. Arni was an ardent diarist and letter writer. This selection from his diary was translated by his grandson, Arni Sveinsson Jr.

    Letters

    Arni Sveinsson Ledger Letters Part 1 (1916)

    A series of letters dated 1916 to 1920 and originally copied into a page numbered ledger, the current images are taken from an photocopy with red lettered editors comments. The letters cover a variety of topics.

      Memoirs & Memories

      Asmundur Asmundson: Man Without Feet (1880)

      Asmundur, who lived his final years with Siggi and Sena Anderson, lost his feet in a snow storm in Iceland, yet survived to live a productive life in the Baldur District.

        Newspapers

        Glenboro Gazette - 1892-05-04 (1892)

        An issue of the Glenboro Gazette newspaper.

          Architectural Heritage

          Manitoba's Diamond Jubilee - 1930 Commemorative Booklet (1880)

          A commemorative booklet which features photos of legislative officials over the past 60 years, comments on provincial development, and photos of regional interest.

            Nor'West Farmer

            Nor'West Farmer 1929 - Selections (0)

            Published in Winnipeg, the Nor'West Farmer emphasized the latest in agricultural research and applied these ideas to real farms. Articles taught do-it-yourself repair and maintenance and raught new techniques in animal husbandry and seeding/harvesting. Along with this there was a sense of fun and games, a real family-based farming digest.

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              Community Histories

              Arni Sveinsson Diary - Grund District, Manitoba (1880)

              Arni Sveinsson, born in 1851, came to Canada from Iceland in 1876 and eventually settled in the Grund District in Southern Manitoba. Arni was an ardent diarist and letter writer. This selection from his diary was translated by his grandson, Arni Sveinsson Jr.