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Collin, Nicholas [Nils] (1746–1831)

Sean Taylor

Minnesota State University Moorhead Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Nils Collin, rector of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Old Swedes) from 1786 until his death in 1831, is a little known, but important, American Enlightenment figure. Educated as a theologian, Collin spent his entire life exploring the natural...
...Carl Emil Seashore was born Carl Sjöstrand on 28 January 1866 in Mörlunda, Sweden. His name was changed to Seashore after he arrived with his family in Boone County, Iowa, in 1869. A talented musician, Seashore studied at Gustavus Adolphus...