Title: Christian T. Feddersen visual materials collection Creator: Feddersen, Christian T. Dates: 1905, 1938, 1955-1965 Extent: 0.4 linear feet Abstract:
Photographs, 1905 and ca. 1955-1965, and film, 1938, relating to Scandinavian-American activities and organizations in Detroit, Michigan; also photos, 1905, of National Tea Company, a Danish-owned Detroit business.
Call number: 92171 UA 2 Language: The material is in English Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave. Ann Arbor, MI
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Finding aid created by Michigan Historical Collections staff
Access and Use
The collection was the gift of Christian T. Feddersen (donor no. 4785)
The collection is open to research.
To protect fragile audiovisual recordings (such as audio cassettes, film reels, and VHS
tapes), the Bentley Historical Library has a policy of converting them to digital
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information, please see: http://bentley.umich.edu/research/duplication/.
Copyright is held by the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright is not held. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.
[item], folder, box, Christian T. Feddersen visual materials collection, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Christian T. Feddersen was born in Kiel, Germany on October 29, 1907. After graduating from the engineering college of Kiel in 1929, he came to Detroit in 1930 where he worked as an engineer. In addition Feddersen was active in various Scandinavian American groups and was the editor and publisher of Scandinavians in Michigan (1968).
Collection Scope and Content Note
The Feddersen collection consists of photographs and a motion picture relating to the organizations and activities of Scandinavian Americans in Michigan. The motion picture is entitled "Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, June 12, 1938." A videocassette has been made of the film.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Churches -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Business enterprises.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Churches.
Lutheran churches -- Michigan -- Detroit.
Apostolic Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
Augustana Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
Detroit Swedish Council.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998.
Immanuel Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
National Tea Company (Detroit, Mich.)
Norse Civic Association.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
St. Olaf's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)
St. Peter's Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church (Detroit, Mich.)