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Anniversary Greetings from Bergen Burns Club - Norway

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Program for the Bergen Club Burns Night celebrations 'on the occasion of the Bi-Centenary' of the Poets birth.

 

Secretary of the Club is Nellie Kristiansen. Nellie was the wife of Arnlijor Kristiansen, a merchant seaman who joined the Norwegian Army at Dumfries in 1940. Arnlijor married Nellie in June 1941, at a ceremony held in Norway House at Burns Statue. When the war was over the couple settled in Bergen, where Nellie was an active member of the town's Burns Club.

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Digital Number:
DMDO091a-c
Creation Date:
1959
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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