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Gotland Society Records

Identifier: SAAGC/054
The records of the Gotland Society include financial and membership records, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, programs, and clippings. Also included are club publications and manuscripts.


  • 1935 - 1961


Language of Materials

English and Swedish.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public. However, the researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright that may be involved in the use of this collection.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 container)

Biographical / Historical

The Gotland Society was founded in 1940. The goal of this organization was to gather Chicago residents who were originally from Gotland, an island in Sweden, in order to preserve their cultural heritage.


Arranged by topic and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance is unknown, but may have been compiled by Selma Jacobson or Nancy Kalisch.

Processing Information

Janet Leu, June 2013.
Funding to migrate and update this finding aid was provided by the Swedish Council of America through the 2019 grant "Improving and Expanding Access to the Swedish–American Archives of Greater Chicago."

Repository Details

Part of the Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago Repository

3225 W Foster Ave
Box 38
Chicago IL 60625 USA