The Papers of Ragnar J. Monrad
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of photographs and photocopies of photographs (mostly portraits).
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Monrad, R
Created by: Monrad, Ragnar J. (1854-1904)
Volume: 0.2 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Monrad, Ragnar J. (1854-1904) :

Monrad taught Latin, history and Norwegian at Luther College from 1883 to 1888.  He was also an assistant editor of Skandinaven in Chicago from 1889 to 1897 and editor of Decorah Posten from 1899 to 1902.  He graduated from Nissen’s Latin School in Christiania, Norway in 1872, and attended the University of Christiania, receiving his masters degree from there in 1883.  Monrad was born in Christiania, Norway on February 13, 1854 and died in April 1904.


Monrad underviste i latin, historie og norsk på Luther College fra 1883 til 1888. Han var også nestredaktør for Skandinaven i Chicago fra 1889 til 1897 og redaktør av Decorah- Posten fra 1899 til 1902. Han gikk ut fra Nissens latinskole i Christiania i 1872 og deretter Universitetet i Christiania, der han tok mastergraden i 1883. Monrad ble født i Christiania 13. februar 1854 og døde april 1904.

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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Ragnar J. Monrad Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/22/19: EC updated the preferred citation.