The Papers of the Naeseth Family
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of correspondence, late 1800's to early 1900's (1.0 cubic feet); sermons, 1890's; photographs (2.0 cubic feet); "The Naeseth-Fehn Family History" volumes 1 and 2; newspaper clippings; miscellaneous papers; genealogy of Brandt, Galby, and Ottesen families by Dikka Preus; "Sendebudet" journal, 1900 (1 folder); a few books (some semi-centennial); programs; invitations; Luther College Chips; some papers, 1960's and 1970's.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Naeseth, f
Created by: Naeseth family
Volume: 8.6 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Naeseth family :

The Naeseths, like the Preus' and the Brandts, have been a part of Luther College’s history for many years.  They have played an active part in the preservation of Norwegian-American history at Luther.


Inneholder også papirer, brev og foto av Brandt og Preus-familiene. Naesethfamilien, i likhet med Preus- og Brandtfamilien, har i mange år vært en viktig del av Luther Colleges historie. Familien jobbet aktivt for å videreføre den norsk-amerikanske arven på Luther College.

Languages of Materials
Norwegian [nor]
English [eng]
French [fre]
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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: The Naeseth Family Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/22/19: EC updated the preferred citation.