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Personal fonds of Guðrún Jónsdóttir

    These letters, poetry and photographs belonged to Guðrún Jónsdóttir (1853–1951). She was engaged to the poet Þorsteinn Erlingsson but emigrated in 1889 to North America and managed the household of her widowed brother, Halldór. She lived with her niece Þuríður and, after Þuríður’s death, alone. She died in Cleveland.

    Original source name : Guðrún Jónsdóttir
    English translation : Personal fonds of Guðrún Jónsdóttir
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Document- type 2 : photograph
    Reference number : IS IcReLIH Lbs 0103 NF
    Language(s) : Icelandic
    Geographical coverage : Iceland
    Time range : 19th-20th c.
    Year(s) : 1853-1951
    Theme 1 : experience of migration
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : Landsbókasafn Íslands—Háskólabókasafn
    Archive name (English) : National and University Library of Iceland
    Archive address : Arngrímsgötu 3, 107 Reykjavík, Iceland
    City : Reykjavík
    Country : Iceland
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