The Papers of Isaac B. Torrison, 1871-1929
[Back to Formatted Version]
Brief Description: Documentation consists of correspondence, 1870's-1890's; sermons from Torrison's marriage and funeral; receipts; certificates; poems; speeches; programs; pamphlets; journal; newspaper clippings; Norwegian Christmas music; Torrison's will; booklet containing issues of "From Church and Home," 1917-1918; 16 letters from Elisabeth Koren.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Fax: 563-387-1657
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Torrison, I
Created by: Torrison, Isaac B. (1859-1929)
Volume: 0.2 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Torrison, Isaac B. (1859-1929) :

Torrison was born on November 17, 1859 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  He attended Luther College and Concordia Seminary, as well as Johns Hopkins University.  He was a pastor in Texas, Illinois and was the Luther College pastor.  He also taught religion at Luther for ten years.  He married Elisabeth Koren (daughter of Ulrik Vilhelm and Else Elisabeth).


Torrison ble født 17. november 1859 i Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Han studerte ved Luther College og Concordia Seminary, i tillegg til Johns Hopkins University. Han var prest i Texas, Illinois, og var collegeprest på Luther College. På Luther underviste han også i religion i ti år. Han giftet seg med Elisabeth Koren (datter av Ulrik Vilhelm og Else Elisabeth).

Rights/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
PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Isaac B. Torrison Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 12/02/19: EC updated the preferred citation.