The Papers of Betty Rikansrud Nelson, 1954-1967 | Luther College Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Betty Rikansrud Nelson, 1954-1967Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Nelson, B.

Primary Creator: Nelson, Betty Rikansrud (1935-2015)

Extent: 0.02 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of Alpha Beta Psi membership lists and newsletters, Luther College Field Songs songbooks, and an Alpha Beta Psi garter.

Collection Historical Note

Betty Rikansrud Nelson graduated from Luther College in 1957, where she was a charter member of the sorority Alpha Beta Psi. She later returned to Luther College to teach accounting. Her husband, David Torison Nelson, was a longtime professor of physics at Luther.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Access Restrictions: All materials are available for research.

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Betty Rikansrud Nelson Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/22/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

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[Box N (1): Box N: Personal Papers, Single Files],
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Folder 1: Luther College Field Song Book, undatedAdd to your cart.