Athletics Administrative Records, 1890-2001
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Brief Description: This series contains files from the administrative offices of the athletic department at Luther College, covering 1890-2001, including personal files, papers, news clippings, correspondence, and photographs. It includes information regarding the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Midwestern Conference, Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and Luther College.  Personal files include office papers from Betty Hoff and various athletic directors.
Held at:
Luther College Archives
700 College Drive
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: 563-387-1805
Email: archives [at]
Record Series Number: LCA/RG20/Series 1
Created by: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa), Hoff, Betty
Volume: 60.0 Linear Feet

This series is arranged by topic into 14 sub-series:

1. Files from Betty Hoff (1962-1991)

2. Scrapbooks of Athletic News Clippings (1956-1973)

3. Subject Files (1953-1998)

4. Files of the Athletic Director (1885-1999)

5.  Hall of Fame (1964-1995)

6. Women's Athletics Brochures and Clippings (1953-1982)

7. Intercollegiate Sports (1948-1994)

8. Luther Sports Releases (1978-1985)

9. College Sports Directors of America (1951-1994)

10. Athletic Department Subject Files (1995, 2001)

11. Sports Scores at Luther (1972-1975)

12. Athletics Yearly Programs (1998-2000)

13. Field House (1963-1992)

14. Luther Athletic Scrapbooks (1965-1974)

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 material is available for research.
Subject Index
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Athletics
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Curricula
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Faculty and Staff
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students
Universities and colleges
Universities and colleges - Iowa
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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
Other Formats: Some materials in this collection are photocopies.  The existence, location, and copyright status of originals are unknown.

Cite unpublished materials: Athletics Administative Records, RG20 Athletics, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Cite published materials as required by your chosen citation style (Chicago, MLA, APA, etc.).

Finding Aid Revisions: 1/29/2019: Subseries 3 Box 4 was rehoused in a smaller box; extent and size updated accordingly.