O. Fritiof Ander

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: German and East European History

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: German and East European History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-06-1903

Died: 03-05-1978

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:


ANDER, O. FRITIOF:  Appointed for the writing of a history of Sweden since 1815; tenure, twelve months from September 7, 1938.


Born June 6, 1903, in Sweden. Education:  Augustana College, A.B., 1926; University of Illinois, M.A., 1927, Ph.D., 1930.


Instructor in History, 1927–28, Trinity Junior College; Assistant Professor of History, 1930–31, Associate Professor, 1931–33, Professor and Head of the Department, 1933—, Augustana College.


Publications:  The Career and Influence of a Swedish-American Clergyman, Journalist and Educator, 1931; Guide to Material on Swedish History in the Augustana College Library, 1934; A Guide to Swedish-American Political Newspapers, 1935. Articles and reviews in Illinois Journal of History, Augustana Theological Quarterly, Journal of Agricultural History, Faculty Viewpoints, Augustana Historical Society Publications, Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Church History, American Historical Review, Minnesota History, Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Contributor to After Seventy-Five Years, 1860–1935, 1935; Swedish-American Tercentenary Publications, 1938. Managing Editor, 1931—, Augustana Historical Society Publications.