The Papers of Carl W. Strom, 1882-1990 | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Carl W. Strom, 1882-1990Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Strom, Car

Primary Creator: Strom, Carl Walther (b. 1899)

Extent: 6.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of correspondence; early childhood and education; army records; publications; faculty at Luther College; foreign service records, 1944-1962; honors and awards; retirement and death, 1960-1969; newspaper clippings; photographs; scrapbooks; foreign service and confirmation material, 1910-1960; silver plate, 1961.

Biographical Note

Graduated from Luther College, 1919; attended the University of Iowa, Oxford University, and the University of Illinois; taught math and Greek at Luther College, 1919-1935; returned to Luther College to teach math, 1962-1964; joined the Foreign Service, 1935; became the Director of the Foreign Service in the State Department, 1961.  Husband to Camille Sperati Strom.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 8 boxes

Use Restrictions: Though we may hold the property rights, Luther College Archives does not hold the copyrights for all materials. Individuals may use materials for non-commercial, private use, but commercial users must secure permissions from the copyright holders and/or Luther College Archives to reproduce, publish, or quote protected materials and photographs. For more information about the Luther College copyright and fair use policy, please visit https://www.luther.edu/copyright/

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Carl W. Strom Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 12/02/19: EC updated the preferred citation.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Early Childhood and Education],
[Series 3: Army Records],
[Series 4: Publications],
[Series 5: Faculty at Luther College],
[Series 6: Foreign Service Records],
[Series 7: Honors and Awards],
[Series 8: Death and Retirement],
[Series 9: Newspaper Clippings],
[Series 10: Photographs],
[Box 5: Book of Friends],
[Series 12: Realia Foreign Service and Confirmation Materials, 1910-1960],
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Series 6: Foreign Service RecordsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Papers Collected While in Bolivia, c. 1960Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Foreign Service Publications, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Foreign Service Publications, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Speeches- U.S.A., Mexico, Bolivia, Cambodia, 1944-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Foreign Service Publications, 1962Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Early Childhood and Education],
[Series 3: Army Records],
[Series 4: Publications],
[Series 5: Faculty at Luther College],
[Series 6: Foreign Service Records],
[Series 7: Honors and Awards],
[Series 8: Death and Retirement],
[Series 9: Newspaper Clippings],
[Series 10: Photographs],
[Box 5: Book of Friends],
[Series 12: Realia Foreign Service and Confirmation Materials, 1910-1960],
[All]