700 pamphlets from the 1850s to the 1940s on WWI, Swedish travel and more.
About Swan Pamphlets
The G. N. Swan Pamphlet Collection contains two collections ("WWI" and "Other Topics") of over 700 pamphlets from the 1850s to the 1940s.
Causes of the war, peace terms, perspectives of various countries, and more
Banking and international monetary systems
Swedish regional brochures and travel guides
Poetry and song collections
Historical Sioux City souvenir publications
Swedish-American concerns, events and landmarks.
G. N. Swan was a key figure in Swedish-American cultural and literary circles at beginning of the 1900s. Besides his involvement in local businesses, Augustana College, and the Augustana Synod, Swan served as the Swedish vice-consul for Sweden and Norway (1899-1905) and for Sweden (1905-1929) in Sioux City, Iowa.
Find out more about the G. N. Swan library collection on the Library page.
The pamphlets are mostly in English and Swedish, with some in German, Danish, French, and Italian.