Articles of Incorporation, 1865-2005 | Luther College Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Articles of Incorporation, 1865-2005Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG01/Series 1

Primary Creator: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet. More info below.


This collection is arranged into two sub-series:

1) Articles of Incorporation for Luther College (1865-1964)

2) Luther College Corporation and Trademark (1929-2005)

Subjects: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa), Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History, Universities and colleges - Iowa - History

Languages: English


This collection contains several copies of the Luther College Articles of Incorporation and many Corporation and Trademark documents.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection holds the Luther College Articles of Incorporation, and corporation and trademark information and supporting documents.  Included are minutes, amendments, the Bill to Legalize, and several handwritten and typed copies of the original Articles of Incorporation.  Items range in date from 1865 to 2005.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Luther College (Decorah, Iowa)
Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - History
Universities and colleges - Iowa - History

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 boxes

Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.

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

Preferred Citation:

Cite unpublished materials: Articles of Incorporation, RG01 Governance, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

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

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Sub-Series:

[Sub-Series 1: Articles of Incorporation for Luther College, 1865-2005],
[Sub-Series 2: Luther College Corporation and Trademark, 1929-2005],

Sub-Series 2: Luther College Corporation and Trademark, 1929-2005Add to your cart.
Box 1: Corporation and Trademark, 1929-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Luther College Corporation Records, 1929-1931Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Luther College Corporation Records, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Luther College Corporation Records, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Luther College Corporation Records, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Luther College Corporation Records, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Luther College Corporation Records, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Luther College Corporation Records, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Luther College Corporation Records, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Luther College Corporation Records, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Luther College Corporation Records, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Luther College Corporation Records, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Luther College Corporation Records, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Luther College Corporation Records, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Luther College Corporation Records, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Luther College Trademark, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Minutes of the Luther College Corporation Meeting, 2005Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Luther Corporation Minute Book, 1929Add to your cart.

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