DANISH SMALL COLLECTIONS
HOISHOLT, ANDREW WILLIAM (1858-1920)
21 August 1858: born in Kjerteminde, Denmark
May 1872: went to Chicago to live with his uncles, an aunt, and a grandmother
August 1875: went to Stockton, California
1877: graduated from Stockton High School
1882: graduated from Cooper Medical College
December 1882- December 1884: in Heidelberg
December 1884- April 1885: in Leipzig
April 1885- August 1885: in Munich
August 1885-January 1886: in Vienna
January 1886-March 1886: in Berlin
March 1886- June 1886: in Paris
July 1886: returned to Stockton to practice medicine
October 1889- February 1913 : Assistant Physician, Stockton Asylum for the Insane
February 1913-1920: Superintendent, Napa State Asylum for the Insane
17 December 1920: died
This collection contains correspondence mentioning the 1871 Chicago and the 1873 rebuilding of that city. There are also school grade reports for Hoisholt from 1873 and 1874.
In Danish and English.
1 folder, 1 OS Folder
Augustus Wilhelm Ullberg was a bronze craftsman from Denmark. His son, Frederick G. W., was a building contractor and Danish consul in Philadelphia. The collection includes family documents, reminiscences, and letters of recommendation for A.W. Ullberg regarding the construction of the statue of William Penn on top of City Hall in Philadelphia. For related photographs, see Photo Group 67.
In English, Swedish, and Danish. Gift of Frederick Ullberg, Jr.