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1905 History of Kandiyohi County

2001 World Book Encyclopedia, vol. 8. Chicago, World Book, Inc., 2001.

Ancestry. ( Online database with various vital records and other documents.

Anniversary Album, 1859-1944: Lebanon Lutheran Church. New London, MN 1944.

August Strindbergs Brev. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers, 1961.

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Festskrift: En fremstilling oaf det kirkelige arbeide i Norway Lake fra 1862-1916.

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Holmgren, Claes. Mankelliana. Copenhagen, Organic Recordings, 2002

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Lindahl, Richard. A Genealogy History of Gunder Swenson and his Descendants, 2004.

Lovoll, Odd S. The Promise of America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

Mankell Family Collection. Includes photographs, art, published articles, essays, genealogy files, church histories, oral histories, family bibles, music, maps. Collected by Herman Mankell, Orlynn Mankell, Carolyn Sowinski, Kurt Mankell, and extended family.

Mankell, Otto August. Stockholm, Aqvartile Lithografie Minnesota Census, 1865.

Moravian Brethren (Brødremenigheden, Christiansfeld, Denmark) Church Archives. Includes Vigselbok. Original records are at the Landsarkivet in Åbenrå, Denmark.

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New Book of Knowledge. Danbury, CT: Grolier, 1998.

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Pejsa, Jane Hauser. Hulda and Hans Melgaard

Reventlow, Sybille, “Musiksamlingen” from Herrnhuter-Samfundet i Christiansfeld, edited by Professor Anders Pontoppidan Thyssen. Pages 637-785. Translated by John Foulks, Associate Instructor, Department of Germanic Studies, Indiana University. This publication cites letters written by Johan Herman Mankel which are located in the Moravian church archives in Christiansfeld, Denmark and Herrnhut, Germany. The author spells the name “Mankell” however Moravian church records at this time spell the name “Mankel”.

Samlade Skrifter av August Strindberg. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, 1916.

“Släkten Mankell”

Stepping Stones, newsletter of First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake, Minnesota (written 1983-1984). Strindberg, August. Midsommar. 1900. Pages 224-229.

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Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon, volume 25, 1987. Pages 56-71 . Translated by Christopher D. Sapp, Associate Instructor, Department of Germanic Studies, Indiana University.

Svenskt Släktbok an excerpt translated by Christopher D. Sapp, Associate Instructor, Department of Germanic Studies, Indiana University.

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Unitas Fratrum: Moravian Church in Pictures. Prague, 1957.

United States Census, 1860.

Veiatlas Norge. Statens Kartverk, 2002.

Vogt, Peter, “The Cultivation of Gemeinmusik: Moravian Music in the context of Moravian Spirituality,” Moravian Church Archives Online.(Accessed 31 March 2004) http://www.

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Winqvist, T.F. Gångsätrabladet och det glada åttiotaler. Lidingö, 1952. Translated by Christopher D. Sapp, Associate Instructor, Department of Germanic Studies, Indiana University.

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