Oscar L. Olson Presidential Papers, 1872-1956
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Brief Description: This collection contains correspondence, papers, speeches, a scrapbook, and writings from 1872 - 1956 from the office of Oscar L. Olson, third president of Luther College, during his administration. These materials include personal and official correspondence with family members, students, faculty, friends, and associations; his autobiography; several writings; speeches; lecture notes; photographs; glass slides; and a scrapbook. The majority of the collection is in English but a small portion of the family scrapbook is in Norwegian.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at] luther.edu
Record Series Number: LCA/RG02/3rd President
Created by: Olson, Oscar L.
Volume: 12.6 Linear Feet
Arrangement: This collection is arranged into one series, Correspondence and Subject Files.
Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.
Subject Index
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Administration
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Athletics
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Coeducation
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students
Universities and colleges
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Norwegian [nor]
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.
Technical Access Notes: Some materials in this collection require the use for a glass plate negative.

Cite unpublished materials: Oscar L. Olson Presidential Papers, RG02 Office of the President, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

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