The Papers of the Ylvisaker Family, 1961-1974 | Luther College Archives
ID: LCA/RG15/Ylvisaker, f
Primary Creator: Ylvisaker family
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet. More info below.
The Norwegian Lutheran Church and Luther College played a large role in the Ylvisaker family’s history. Many members of the family have been ordained as ministers. J. Wilhelm Ylvisaker was president of Luther College from 1948 to 1962. Other members of the Ylvisaker family have also served on the Luther College faculty or Board of Regents. Luther’s Ylvisaker Hall is named after President Ylvisaker and the long line of Ylvisakers who have contributed to Luther College’s history.
Den norsk-lutherske kirke i Amerika og Luther College spilte en sentral rolle i Ylvisakers slektshistorie. Mange familiemedlemmer ble ordinert til prester. J. Wilhelm Ylvisaker var president på Luther College fra 1948 til 1962. Andre medlemmer av Ylvi saker familien underviste etter satt i styret på Luther College (Board of Regents). Luthers Ylvisaker Hall er oppkalt etter president Ylvisaker og den lange rekken av Ylvisakere som har vært sentrale i skolens historie.
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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: The Ylvisaker Family Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revision History:
Updated 11/9/2018 and 11/12/2018 by Trang Do and Hayley Jackson to include new accural.
12/02/19: EC updated the preferred citation.
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[Box 1: Ylvisaker Family History, 1962, undated],
[Box 2: Photo Album, 1921],