The Papers of Ole Larson Kirkeberg, 1879-1923
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of unpublished notebooks on evangelism; "Minder Fra Valdres (Memories from Valdres);" "Lasebog fro Boern," a reading book for children; "The gamle og det nye mennesket;" seven published books written by Kirkeberg; newspaper clippings.
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Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Kirkeberg, O
Created by: Kirkeberg, O. L. (1849-1925)
Volume: 0.6 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Kirkeberg, O. L. (1849-1925) :

Kirkeberg was born in Valdres, Norway in 1849.  He studied at the Bruuns College in Norway from 1867 until 1869 and later taught there.  He emigrated in 1874.  He was a pastor in Elk Horn, Iowa from 1876 until 1880 and later in Racine, Wisconsin.  He spent the end of his life in Park River, North Dakota.  Kirkeberg wrote about theology, a children's book and a memoir called Minder fra Valdres (Memories from Valdres).


Kirkeberg var født i Valdres i 1849. Han gikk på Bruuns folkehøgskole, 1867-1869 og var senere lærer der. Han utvandra i 1874. Han ble prest ved Elk Horn, Iowa, 1876-1880 og seinere i Racine, Wisconsin. Sine eldre dager tilbrakte han i Park River, Nord-Dakota. Han ga ut en rekke teologiske skrifter og var sterkt knytta til dansk åndsliv. Han ga også ut ei minnebok, Minder fra Valdres,1919.

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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Ole Larson Kirkeberg Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/20/19: EC updated the preferred citation.