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 4: Books about Lutheran HistoryAdd to your cart.
Item 1: De kirkelige partier blandt vort Folk i America : om grundene til disse Partiers Opstaaen, om deres udvikling og hvad vi deraf kunne l, 1878Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8050.4 .K7
Creator: Koren, V. (Vilhelm), 1826-1910
Preferred Citation: Den Norske Synodes Bogtrykkeri, Decorah, Iowa
Item 2: American Lutheran biographies : or, Historical notices of over three hundred and fifty leading men of the American Lutheran Church, from its establishment to the year 1890, 1890Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079.R7
Creator: Roseland, Jens Christian, 1859-1930
Preferred Citation: Press of A. Houtkamp & Son, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Item 3: Festskrift til den Norske synodes jubilaeum. 1853-1903, 1903Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: Full text available on Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=CojTAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&cd=1&source=gbs_ViewAPI
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8052 .F4
Creator: Halvorsen, Halvor, 1845-1899
Preferred Citation: Den Norske Synodes Forlag, Decorah, Iowa
Item 4: Om den hellige Skrifts inspiration : synodaltale ved den Norske Synodes f, 1908Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BS480 .K7
Creator: Koren, V. (Vilhelm), 1826-1910
Preferred Citation: Lutheran Publishing House, Decorah, Iowa
Item 5: Den Norske synode : hilsen til hundredaarsfesten i Norge, 1914Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8052.A24
Creator: Synod for the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Preferred Citation: Decorah-Posten Trykkeri, Decorah, Iowa
Item 6: Norsk Lutherske Prester I Amerika, 1843-1915, 1915Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079 .N71 1915
Creator: Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 7: Norsk Lutherske Prester I Amerika, 1843-1915, 1915Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079 .N71 1915
Creator: Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 8: Norske Lutherske Menigheter i Amerika, 1843-1916, 1918Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8050 .N7
Creator: Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962
Creator: Tolo, T. O. (Thore Olsen), 1867-1947
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 9: Omsorg for sine egne : indremissions-artikler, 1919Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BV2766.L9G6
Creator: Glasøe, Oluf, 1859-1918
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 10: 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 11: Norwegian American Lutheranism up to 1872, 1926Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8050.2.R7
Creator: Rohne, John Magnus, 1891
Preferred Citation: Macmillan, New York, New York
Item 12: Widening the frontier; sketches and incidents from the home mission field, 1929Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BV2766.L9.P8
Creator: Preus, Johan Carl Keyser, 1881-
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 13: Luther Theological Seminary : sixtieth anniversary service at the twelfth general convention, 1936Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BV4070.L842
Creator: Norwegian Lutheran Church of America
Preferred Citation: Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota
Item 14: The communion of saints; a study of the origin and development of Luther's doctrine of the church, 1948Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BV600.P75
Creator: Preus, Herman A. (Herman Amberg), 1896-
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 15: A Biographical Directory of Pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1952Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079.E88
Creator: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 16: Brief history of the South Central District of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1917-1959 and pictorial history of the congregations and institutions of the district, 1959Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8054.S72
Creator: Holen, Olaf
Item 17: A biographical directory of pastors of The American Lutheran Church, 1962Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079 .A48
Creator: Jensen, John Martin, 1893-
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 18: A Biographical directory of clergymen of The American Lutheran Church, 1972Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BC8079.A48 1972
Creator: Mickelson, Arnold R., 1922-
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 19: The history of the Wisconsin Synod, 1981Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8061.W6K6
Creator: Koehler, John Philipp, 1859-1951
Preferred Citation: Protestant Conference, Mosinee, Wisconsin
Item 20: Biographical directory of clergy : Evangelical Lutheran Church in America., 1988Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number BX8079.E91 1988
Creator: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Preferred Citation: Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item 21: The Oral History Collection of the Archives of Cooperative Lutheranism, 1984Add to your cart.
Alternate Format: WorldCat Call Number: BX8007 .L9 1984
Creator: Lutheran Council in the USA
Preferred Citation: Lutheran Council in the USA, New York, New York

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]