Kulstad and George Kulstad Collection
contains correspondence, 3D objects,
monographs, serials, ephemera, and research materials related to the maritime career of
Peter Alv Kulstad and the lives of his wife Helen (Nellie Thomas) Kulstad and children
George Kulstad and Olav E. Kulstad in Shanghai in the first half of the 20th century.
The bulk of the materials date from 1920-1949.
Captain Alv Kulstad was born Peter Alv Kulstad in Trondheim, Norway in 1895. He attended
Trondheim Navigation School, served in the Royal Norwegian Navy during World War I, and
then made his living working on a number of ships. He met Helen (Nellie) Thomas while in
Shanghai and the two were married in 1928.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of
the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
This collection is open for research use.