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Personal fonds of Amalía Líndal (1928-1989)

    Amalía Líndal (born Amalia Gourdin), was an American-born author and journal editor who married her Icelandic husband, Baldur Líndal in 1949 and accompanied him to Iceland after graduating from journalism studies in Boston that same year. She lived and worked in Iceland in 1949-1972 before moving to Toronto, Canada, where she continued to work and publish. The Women’s History Archives preserves, an unpublished novel by Amalía, a sample of her work as a journal editor in Iceland and a biography and commentary on her work by her son Tryggvi V. Líndal.

    Original source name : Amalía Líndal (1928-1989)
    English translation : Personal fonds of Amalía Líndal (1928-1989)
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : KSS 57
    Language(s) : English, Icelandic
    Geographical coverage : United States, Iceland
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1967-1999
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Theme 2 : family
    Link to the item in the catalogue :,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=23&cntnt01detailtemplate=Safnkostur_detailTempl&cntnt01returnid=47
    Archive name : Kvennasögusafn Íslands
    Archive name (English) : The Women's History Archives
    Archive address : Arngrímsgötu 3, 107 Reykjavík, Iceland
    City : Reykjavík
    Country : Iceland
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