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Date of Work

1939

Identification #

UAP13874

Description

UND President John C. West, Crown Prince Olav of Norway, and Princess Martha (left to right) pose for a photograph. The Crown Prince visited UND in 1937, delivered the commencement address, and received an honorary degree.

Olav succeeded his father as King of Norway in 1957 and reigned until his death in 1991. His wife, Princess Martha of Sweden, died of cancer in 1954. John C. West served as the sixth President of the University of North Dakota from 1933 until 1954. Prior to accepting the presidency, West served as Superintendent of Schools in Grand Forks. He earned a Ph.D. in Education from UND in 1930.

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota

People Depicted

John West, Olav V, Princess Martha

Rights

Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota

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