C. K. (Christian Keyser) Preus Presidential Papers, 1866-1951
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Brief Description: This collection contains correspondence and subject files from 1859 to 1951 from the office of C. K. Preus, second president of Luther College, during his administration.  These materials include personal and official correspondence with family members, students, and college and church associates; purchasing invoices; files regarding the Koren Library campaign; and information about World War I and the Student Army Training Corps (SATC).
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at] luther.edu
Record Series Number: LCA/RG02/2nd President
Created by: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa), Preus family, Preus, C. K. (1852-1921)
Volume: 8.8 Linear Feet
Arrangement: This collection is arranged into one series, Correspondence and Subject Files.
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) - College Finances
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Curricula
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students
Norwegian Lutheran Church of America
Norwegian Synod
United States
Universities and colleges
World War, 1914-1918
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Norwegian [nor]
German [ger]
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 Library and Information Services copyright and fair use policy, please visit http://lis.luther.edu/about/policies/copyright.

Cite unpublished materials: Christian K. Preus Presidential Papers, RG02 Office of the President, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

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