The Papers of Halvor Bjornson Hustvedt, 1878-1936, n.d. | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Halvor Bjornson Hustvedt, 1878-1936, n.d.Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Hustvedt, H

Primary Creator: Hustvedt, Halvor Bjornson (1852-1932)

Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Languages: Norwegian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of correspondence; sermons exist in William S. Hustvedt collection.

Biographical Note

Hustvedt was born December 6. 1852 in Liberty Prairie, Wisconsin.  In 1873, he received his bachelor’s degree from Luther College.  He held positions as a pastor in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota.  Hustvedt married Anna Marie Reque in 1878.  He held various trustee offices at Luther and taught religion there in 1887.  Hustvedt was also instrumental in getting electric lighting installed on the Luther College campus.


Se også William S. Hustvedts samling. Halvor B. Hustvedt ble født 6. desember 1852 i Liberty Prairie, Wisconsin. I 1873 tok han bachelorgraden ved Luther College. Han jobbet som prest i Sør Dakota, Iowa og Minnesota. Hustvedt giftet seg med Anna Marie Reque i 1878. Han hadde forskjellige oppgaver ved Luther College og underviste i religion der i 1887. Hustvedt var også aktiv i prosjektet med å få elektrisk lys installert på Luther. Han redigerte Amerika fra 1885 til 1886 og for Lutheran Herald, 1906-1909.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 boxes

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Halvor Bjornson Hustvedt Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History:

11/15/19: AH updated the Scope.

11/19/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1: Scrapbook],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1878-1936, n.d.],

Box 1: ScrapbookAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Scrapbook of Hustvedt history containing "Deep Roots and Spreading Branches" by Katherine Hustvedt, 1923, 1933-4, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 2: Correspondence, 1878-1936, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1878-1936, n.d.Add to your cart.