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The Papers of Nils J. Bakke, 1914

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Nils J. Bakke, 1914

ID: LCA/RG15/Bakke, N

Creator: Bakke, Nils J. (1853-1921)

Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of “Our Colored Mission,” an illustrated historical sketch by Bakke, 1914.

Biographical Note

Bakke received his Bachelor’s from Luther in 1877.  While studying at Luther he reorganized the Idun Quartette, and was a student choir director.  Bakke graduated from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and became the Field Secretary for the Colored Mission of the Synodical Conference. 


Bakke tok bachelorgraden ved Luther i 1877. Mens han var student på Luther reorganiserte han Idun-kvartetten og var dirigent for studentkoret. Bakke studerte også ved Concordia Seminary i St. Louis og fungerte en tid som sekretær for synodekonferansens The Colored Mission.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 folder

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Nils. J. Bakke Papers RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/14/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

Box B: Personal Papers, Single FilesAdd to your cart.
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