The Papers of Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen, 1911-1993 | Luther College Archives

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Title: The Papers of Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen, 1911-1993Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Jorgensen, E

Primary Creator: Jorgensen, Eugene Ferdinand (1896-1897)

Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet. More info below.

Subjects: Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of postcards and letters from Eugene F. Jorgenson (her father), 1911-1913; photographs, early 1900's; biography of Eugene F. Jorgenson and Jacob E. Jorgenson; Luther College programs; college transcript of Eugene Jorgenson.

Biographical Note

Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen was born in 1896 in Bode, Iowa.  He attended Luther College from 1911 to 1917.  After graduation he was employed as Principal of a high school in Hillsboro, North Dakota.  During World War I, Krueger served in the Army.  After returning from military service he became the superintendent of the Werner, North Dakota high school.  In 1926, he married Pauline Ziner and they had four children together.  That same year they left North Dakota for Vivian, South Dakota where he became a school superintendent until 1935, followed by superintendent of schools in Selby, South Dakota.  In 1938, he moved to Aberdeen, South Dakota holding the position of State Director of the South Dakota Employment Service until his retirement in 1964.


Jensen var teolog. Han var født i 1841 i Osen, Østerdalen. Han utvandra i 1867. Etter studieår ved Concordia Seminary i St. Louis, 1867-1870, var han prest i Wisconsin. Senere var han prest på ulike steder i Midtvesten, før han slo seg ned i Minneapolis. Han ga ut mange sangbøker, blant annet Sangbok for Børn og Ungdom (1878), Børneharpen I-IV (1883-1894) og De unges sangbog (1900).

Subject/Index Terms

Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 2 boxes

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/20/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

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Box 1: The Papers of Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen, 1910-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Inventory and Author's Biography, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Biography and Correspondence, 1910-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Photographs from the Author's collection, 1913-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Miscellaneous group of photos from Jorgensen's college mates, 1912-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photographs from the funeral of Laur Larsen, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photographs of Luther College's Football and Basketball Teams, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Luther College Concert Band's Tour in Chicago and Trondhjem, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Luther College's Concert Band on Tour (San Francisco?), 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photographs of Eugene Jorgensen and Leon Sorlien, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Photographs of Amphyctyonic Society, 1913-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photographs of the Senior Class of 1917, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Menu/Programs for Students Receptions, 1914-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Records of Eugene Ferdinand Jorgenson, 1934-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Letter from Arnold Krueger to "Rachel" and Sermon Copy from Jakob Jorgensen, 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Luther College Band's Tour Diary Notebook, written by Eugene Jorgensen, 1915Add to your cart.

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