The Papers of Elling Hove, 1860-1986 | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Elling Hove, 1860-1986Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Hove, E

Primary Creator: Hove, E. (1863-1927)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of correspondence (business and personal, some translated to English), photographs of library and Halvorsen family members, “Letters from Esthemille 1873-1874” translated by O.M. Hovde, translation of Laur Larsen’s “The Norwegian Luther College in Decorah,” business papers, U.S. government ration book and savings chart, certificates/diplomas, library papers (Capitol University Library, 1970s), Luther College Club Tour papers, papers from Hovde’s death (funeral sermon, tribute articles), photocopies of articles and church records.

Biographical Note

Hove was born March 25, 1863 in Northwood, Iowa.  He received his bachelor’s degree from Luther in 1884.  From 1891 to 1893, he was a religion professor at Luther and the college pastor from 1891 to 1894.  Prior to his career at Luther, Hove was a pastor in Portland, Oregon, and after leaving Luther, he was a pastor in Mankato, Minnesota.


Hove ble født i Northwood, Iowa, 25. mars 1863. Han tok bachelorgraden ved Luther College i 1884. Fra 1891 til 1893 jobbet han som religionsprofessor ved Luther og som collegeprest fra 1891 til 1894. Før han ble ansatt ved Luther var han prest i Portland, Oregon, og etter han sluttet på Luther, jobbet han som prest i Mankato, Minnesota. Han ble senere professor ved Luther Seminary, 1901-1917.

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[Box 1: The Papers of Elling Hove, 1884-1969],

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Folder 1: Inventory, 1976Add to your cart.
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