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Rudolph Martin Anderson and Mae Bell Allstrand fonds
Fonds consists of textual, graphic and cartographic material relating to the work and studies of Dr. Rudolph Martin Anderson and his wife, Mae Bell Allstrand. The records have been divided into six series as follows: correspondence; subject files; diaries; manuscripts and notes; printed material; and family papers.
Mae Bell Allstrand was born in 1883. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Iowa and her Masters of Arts in Wisconsin. On 22 January 1913, she married Rudolph Martin Anderson. Together they had three daughters. Allstrand shared an interest in Arctic exploration with her husband and translated numerous German scientific works relating chiefly to Arctic ornithology and travel. She died 5 March 1960.