Books Relating to Luther College and Area, 1890-2003 | Luther College Archives

By Sasha Griffin

Collection Overview

Title: Books Relating to Luther College and Area, 1890-2003Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG00/Series 1

Primary Creator: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)

Extent: 182.0 Items

Arrangement:

Series is arranged into six sub-series:

1) Official Luther College Histories

2) Books about Luther College

3) Books about Norwegian-American History

4) Books about Lutheran History

5) Books about Winneshiek County Area History

6) Reference.

Subjects: Evangelical Lutheran Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church - History, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa), Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Alumni and alumnae, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students, Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students - Organizations, Norwegian Lutheran Church of America, Universities and colleges - Iowa - History

Languages: English, Norwegian

Abstract

This series contains publications relating to the history of Luther College, Norwegian-American immigration, Lutheranism in America, and Winneshiek County and surrounding area.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Ranging as early as 1890 to as recent as 2003, this series holds books that cover the history of Luther College, Norwegian-American immigration, Lutheranism in America, and Winneshiek County and surrounding area.  Included are official college histories, privately published reference materials, biographies, and directories.  Some of the materials are in English, while others are in Norwegian, and a small portion of books exist in both languages.

Biographical Note

Located in the small northeast Iowa town of Decorah, Luther College is an undergraduate liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students. The college is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Founded in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants, Luther offers more than 60 majors and preprofessional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor of arts degree. Its mission statement emphasizes faith, leadership, and community service. Luther College provides equal opportunity for all qualified persons in its educational programs and activities.

Subject/Index Terms

Evangelical Lutheran Church
Evangelical Lutheran Church - History
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Alumni and alumnae
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students - Organizations
Norwegian Lutheran Church of America
Universities and colleges - Iowa - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.

Use Restrictions: Though we may hold the property rights, Luther College Archives does not hold the copyrights for all materials. Individuals may use materials for non-commercial, private use, but commercial users must secure permissions from the copyright holders and/or Luther College Archives to reproduce, publish, or quote protected materials and photographs. For more information about the Luther College copyright and fair use policy, please visit https://www.luther.edu/copyright/.

Physical Access Note:

Multiple copies of these books are held within the archives, but these specific copies are not available for library check-out and can only be used within the Archives' Reading Room.

Circulating copies of many of these materials are available from Preus Library's main stacks and can be found by searching  WorldCat or by clicking the Call Number listed under the item in the finding aid.

Preferred Citation:

Cite unpublished materials: Books Relating to Luther College and Area, RG00 History Relating to Luther College, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Cite published materials as required by your chosen citation style (Chicago, MLA, APA, etc.).

Finding Aid Revision History: 3/12/2019: Updated by Hayley Jackson and Esther Choo to update Magnus links to WorldCat links and update link to Luther College's copyright policy.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Sub-Series:

[Sub-Series 1: Official Luther College Histories],
[Sub-Series 2: Books about Luther College],
[Sub-Series 3: Books about Norwegian-American History],
[Sub-Series 4: Books about Lutheran History],
[Sub-Series 5: Books about Winneshiek County Area History],
[Sub-Series 6: Reference Books],
[All]

Sub-Series 2: Books about Luther CollegeAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Norgesfaerden: Luther College Concert Band og Chorus: Koncertturneen, 1914Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number ML28 .D4 L9
Creator: Luther College Concert Band
Preferred Citation: Udgivernes Forlag, Decorah, Iowa
Item 2: Christian Keyser Preus, 1852-1921, 1922Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3132.7 1922
Creator: Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962
Creator: Tingelstad, O. A. (Oscar Adolf), 1882-1953
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 3: The Provocative Professor: the Billy Sihler Stories, 1922Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3131.L81 N47 1992
Creator: Nervig, Roland A
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 4: School calendar, 1824-1924; a who's who among teachers in the Norwegian Lutheran synods of America, 1924Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LC574 .N77
Creator: Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 5: Who's who among pastors in all the Norwegian Lutheran synods of America, 1843-1927., 1928Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079.N72
Creator: Malmin, Rasmus, 1865-1962
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 6: Laur Larsen, Pioneer College President, 1936Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3132.7 1861
Creator: Larsen, Karen, 1879-1961
Preferred Citation: Norwegian-American Historical Association, Northfield, Minnesota
Item 7: Autobiographical account, 1939Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number CT1308.K7 A22
Creator: Koren, Paul Schonevik Stub, 1794-1842
Preferred Citation: St. Paul, Minnesota
Item 8: Luther Academy: A Memorial History, 1951Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD7501.A6 N2
Creator: Narveson, Bert Henry, 1898-
Preferred Citation: St. Olaf College Press, Northfield, Minnesota
Item 9: Addresses and Other Compositions, 1952Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3132.7 .O5 A3
Creator: Olson, Oscar Ludvig
Preferred Citation: Olson, Decorah, Iowa
Item 10: A Family Saga, 1952Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3132.7 1921 O5 A1
Creator: Olson, Oscar Ludvig
Preferred Citation: Olson, Decorah, Iowa
Item 11: A History of My Administration as President of Luther College, Decorah, Iowa: 1921-1932, 1952Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3122 .O5
Creator: Olson, Oscar Ludvig
Preferred Citation: Luther College Library, Decorah, Iowa
Item 12: Halvor : a story of pioneer youth, 1960Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number PT9150.S8 H83
Creator: Strømme, Peer O. (Peer Olsen), 1856-1921
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Translator: Norstod, Inga Bredesen
Item 13: The Iowa Conference Story: Forty Years of Intercollegiate Sports, 1922-1961, 1961Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number GV563.I78
Creator: Turnbull, Buck
Preferred Citation: State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Item 14: The Challenge of Change: to Serve and to Shape, Symposium Lectures, 1964Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3137.5 1963 .L8
Creator: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 15: Herman Amberg Preus: a family history, 1966Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number CS71.P7 P75
Creator: Preus, Johan Carl Keyser, 1881-
Preferred Citation: Preus Family Book Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 16: The Noble Norsemen, 1972Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3137.7 .P46
Creator: Peterson, Hamlet E
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 17: What Became of Jens?: a Study in Americanization Based on Reminiscences of J.C.M. Hanson, 1974Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number Z720 .H3A3
Creator: Hanson, James Christian Meinich
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 18: Norwegian-American Newspapers in Luther College Library, 1975Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number PN4885.N6 L8 1975
Creator: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Preferred Citation: Luther College Library, Decorah, Iowa
Item 19: Alma Mater in the Dirty Thirties, 1979Add to your cart.
Creator: Belgum, Harold Johnson
Preferred Citation: Personal Press, Fridley, Minnesota
Item 20: Black Student Union: Commemorative Booklet, 1984Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3136.2.N5
Creator: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) Black Student Union
Preferred Citation: Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
Item 21: The Norwegian Luther College in Decorah, 1986Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number LD3133 .L37
Creator: Larsen, Peter Laurentius, 1833-1915
Note: Translation in 1981 by O.M Hovde and Harris Kaasa from article in Kirkelig Maanedstidende, v. 13, p. 69-72, 97-108, 112-122
Preferred Citation: Luther College Library, Decorah, Iowa
Item 22: Carlo A. Sperati: the Grand Old Maestro, 1988Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number ML 422 .S64 S7
Creator: Strom, Camilla Sperati
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 23: Vivacious Daughter: Seven Lectures on the Religious Situation Among Norwegians in America. Lecture III. Travel and Description Series, No. 11., 1990Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number E184.S23A1 N6 v.11
Creator: Preus, Herman A
Preferred Citation: Norwegian-American Historical Association, Northfield, Minnesota
Item 24: Warmly Weston: A Luther College Life, 1998Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number ML422.N62 B86 1998
Creator: Bunge, Wilfred F. (Wilfred Franklin), 1931-
Preferred Citation: Luther College Press, Decorah, Iowa
Item 25: Women of Decorah, 1849-1925, 1998Add to your cart.
Creator: Erdman, Audrey
Creator: Harris, Vera
Creator: Leseth, Phyllis
Preferred Citation: The Monday Club of Decorah, Decorah, Iowa
Item 26: A Guide to the Norwegian-American sources in the Luther College Archives and Preus Library, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 2006Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number E184.N7 G95 2006
Creator: Vagts, Rachel
Note: The information in this publication is available in both English and Norwegian.
Preferred Citation: Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Item 27: The restoration of the Ashmore-Jewell Barn at Luther College 1991-1993, 2009Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number NA8230 .J6 2009
Creator: Jorgensen, Hans Peter
Preferred Citation: H. P. Jorgensen, Blurb.com
Item 28: Luther College Semi-Centennial, 1911Add to your cart.
Item 29: Book about Luther College in Norwegian, UndatedAdd to your cart.

Browse by Sub-Series:

[Sub-Series 1: Official Luther College Histories],
[Sub-Series 2: Books about Luther College],
[Sub-Series 3: Books about Norwegian-American History],
[Sub-Series 4: Books about Lutheran History],
[Sub-Series 5: Books about Winneshiek County Area History],
[Sub-Series 6: Reference Books],
[All]