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The Papers of Knut Seehuus, 1884-1954

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Knut Seehuus, 1884-1954

ID: LCA/RG15/Seehuus, K

Creator: Seehuus, Knut (1859-1937)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of correspondence, 1930's-1950's; photograph of students with an article on the back; articles; receipts; poem; invitation; programs; journal; "Kirketidende" September 6, 1911; certificates; birthday card, sympathy cards, greeting cards; bulletins; statements; history of the Big Canoe congregation by J. Jossendal; historical sketch of Highland Lutheran Church, 1895-1945.

Biographical Note

Seehuus was born in Bud, Romsdal, Norway on May 3, 1859.  He immigrated to America in 1872.  He graduated from Luther College in 1881 and attended Concordia Seminary as well from 1881-84 (C.T.).  He served as a pastor in New York from 1884-86; Locust, IA, 1889-1917; Denver, CO, 1920-24. Married to Elisabeth C.H. Stub, 1886 (D. 1887; Helga C. Vedeler, 1893 (D. 1937).


Seehus ble født i Bod, Romsdal og utvandra til Amerika i 1872. Han studerte ved Luther College og gikk ut derfra i 1881. Han studerte også ved Concordia Seminary. Seehus jobbet som prest fra 1884 til 1924. Han ga ut ei prekensamling, The Old Paths, i 1914.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Knut Seehus Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/26/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: 1884-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Life Events Correspondence, Articles, and Receipt, 1911-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1884-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Pamphlets, 1895-1953Add to your cart.