Swedish Research

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center - In-depth info on their collection

Located at:

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College
639 - 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
Phone: (309) 794-7204; Fax: (309) 794-7443

The Regional History Center, NIU DeKalb, IL, has some Swedish-American Church and ethnic organization records.

Swedish-American Archives

Located at:

North Park College - Archival Research Collections
5100 North Spaulding Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625

Phone: (312) 583-5722

 

Swedish Historical Society of Rockford - If you want any Swedish information in Winnebago County, this is the place to contact.

Located at:

Erlander Home Museum
404 S. Third St.
Rockford, IL 61104

Phone: (815) 963-5559 - The Museum is open 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Sundays.

The Society publishes the Swedish Heritage Magazine annually. This publication includes:

Note to the Swedish researcher: The article briefly outlined below goes into some detail on the synods and⁄or religious regional organizations under which each of these churches was organized. Research questions regarding church records should first be directed to the individual churches before contacting the regional church archives. See Winnebago County homepage under Other Related Items for Church phone numbers.

From the 1994 issue of the Swedish Heritage -

Rockford Churches of Swedish Origin...

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From the 1996 issue of the Swedish Heritage

Rockford's Swedish language Newspapers

Note to the Swedish researcher: Most issues of the Svenska Posten are available for viewing in the Rockford Public Library. Other Swedish Internet Research Links

Swedish Genealogy Homepage

Scandinavian Genealogy Homepage

Cyndi's Swedish Genealogy Links