Articles of Incorporation, 1865-2005
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Brief Description: This collection holds the Luther College Articles of Incorporation, and corporation and trademark information and supporting documents.  Included are minutes, amendments, the Bill to Legalize, and several handwritten and typed copies of the original Articles of Incorporation.  Items range in date from 1865 to 2005.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG01/Series 1
Created by: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Volume: 0.8 Linear Feet

This collection is arranged into two sub-series:

1) Articles of Incorporation for Luther College (1865-1964)

2) Luther College Corporation and Trademark (1929-2005)

Biographical Note for Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) :

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.

Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.
Subject Index
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History
Universities and colleges - Iowa - History
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Cite unpublished materials: Articles of Incorporation, RG01 Governance, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

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