This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on the history of Swedish American education using Swenson Center resources.
The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations.
Education in Sweden and Swedish America
Keywords / Search terms:
Here are some search terms to try in the library catalog or other search areas. Using the asterisk (*) is a wildcard option, that will return variations on a search term. For example, school* will return results for school, schools, schooling, schoolhouse, etc.
- Immigrants AND education
- Education AND United States
- Education AND Sweden
Possible research questions:
- How did the Swedish American schooling system compare to the Swedish system in a given era?
- What was the connection between Swedish American education and the Lutheran church?
- How did Swedish American communities influence the American education system at large?