Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tuesday Quick Tips – Stockholm City Archives

If you are doing research on families who lived in or around Stockholm there is one website you must become familiar with, Stockholm Stadsarkivet (Stockholm City Archives.) The Stockholm City Archives has many important archival resources available if you are

Posted in Records, Sweden, Uncategorized

Happy Leif Erikson Day

October 9th is Leif Erikson Day when we celebrate the FIRST Europeans to visit the North America. October 9th was apparently selected not for anything to do with the Nordic visit but because it was the date in 1825 when the Restauration

Posted in Holiday, Uncategorized

Tuesday Quick Tips – Swedish American Newspapers Online

One of the great, but often overlooked, resources for Swedish-American research are the ethnic newspapers that were available to most of the Swedish immigrants. They read these papers, usually published in Swedish, for news from home or news about other

Posted in Records, Sweden
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