Swan Pamphlets

700 pamphlets from the 1850s to the 1940s on WWI, Swedish travel and more. 

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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.

WWI Pamphlets

  • Causes of the war, peace terms, perspectives of various countries, and more

Other Topics Pamphlets

  • 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. 

WWI Pamphlets Index

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Other Topics Pamphlets Index

Use the yellow search bar or browse by scrolling. 

For more information or to access the files please contact us