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Club Dalarna of Chicago Records

Identifier: SAAGC/020
The records of Club Dalarna in Chicago are organized into five categories: organizational structure and history, finance, correspondence, clippings, and publications. The records are almost entirely in the Swedish language and span the dates 1917-1982.


  • 1917 - 1982


Language of Materials

Swedish and English.

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.


1.0 Linear Feet (2 containers)

Biographical / Historical

Club Dalarna of Chicago, Illinois (Chicago Dala Förbundet) was founded March 17, 1917. The purpose of this organization was to provide a meeting place for natives of Dalarna and their descendants, and to promote the heritage and traditions of the province. Club Dalarna is still in existence, with meetings held monthly at the Swedish Glee Club or the Long Lake Club House. Membership is open to Swedish Americans, and their descendants and families.


Arranged by topic and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records of Club Dalarna of Chicago were received by the Swedish American Archives of Greater Chicago approximately 1975.

Processing Information

John W. H. Erickson, March 1985.
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