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Papers of Vernon Bahr, 1950-2009

By Hayley Jackson

Collection Overview

Title: Papers of Vernon Bahr, 1950-2009

ID: LCA/RG15/Bahr, V

Creator: Bahr, Vernon (1924-2017)

Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection contains files related to Luther College grounds, campus photographs, campus event brochures, programs, and publicity, and newsclippings.

Biographical Note

Vernon "Bud" Bahr was born in Appleton, Wisconsin in 1924. He enrolled at Luther College in 1947 after a brief service with the Army during World War II. After graduating from Luther in 1950, Bud went on to earn a master's degree in zoology from the University of Michigan in 1951. He returned to Luther and taught biology from 1951 to 1953. Bud married Donna Haugen in 1953, and went on to teach high school in Lansing, Iowa, then Decorah, Iowa, followed by a second career in sales. He passed away in February, 2017.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

Acquisition Source: Collection donated by Vernon's wife, Donna Bahr

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Vernon Bahr Papers RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/14/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Papers of Vernon Bahr, 1950-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Audubon Wildlife Film Posters, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Autographed Copy of "Quest" by Joseph Langland, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photograph of Luther College Biology Department, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Commencement Invitation, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 5: "A Guide to the Upper Iowa River" by G.E. Knudson, 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Luther Alumnus, 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Luther College Calendar, 1996-1997Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Luther College Event Programs, 1952-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Luther College Grounds Administration and Development, 1954-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Luther College Hymn, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 11: New Impressions Magazine, 1950-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Newspaper Clippings, 2009, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Photographs of Campus, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Photographs of Campus Construction, 1990-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Photographs of Sampson-Hoffland Construction, 2007-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Preus Library Brochures, 1973, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: "A Self-Guiding Auto Tour of Winneshiek County", 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Sherman Hoslett Commissioning and Memorial, 1962, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Tentative Luther College Campus Plan, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Campus Photographs, 1986-2001Add to your cart.
Item 1: Campus Photographs, 1986Add to your cart.
Item 2: Campus Photographs, 1988Add to your cart.
Item 3: Campus Photographs, 1991Add to your cart.
Item 4: Campus Photographs, 1993Add to your cart.
Item 5: Campus Photographs, 1994Add to your cart.
Item 6: Campus Photographs, 2001Add to your cart.