The Papers of Ingebrit Dorrum, 1877-1952 | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Ingebrit Dorrum, 1877-1952Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Dorrum, I

Primary Creator: Dorrum, Ingebrit (1877-1952)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of photographs from Luther College, one postcard, one letter, one speech (1910), a poem, constitutions and by-laws of "Tronderne" (a group of Norwegians starting an organization), "History of Graduating class of Pacific Lutheran Academy 1902," 1939; "Wisdom of the Old Norseman," 1910; paper presented at a Norwegian women's club; article by David T. Nelson (copies in English and Norwegian); article "Among Life's step Children;" "Mere spas" by R.B. Anderson.

Biographical Note

Dorrum graduated from Luther College in 1904.  He received his master’s degree from Harvard in 1911.  He eventually became a professor at Luther.  Dorrum also translated and edited many works, including Stories and Poems by Jonas Lie in 1914 and The Wisdom of the Old Norsemen in 1939.


Dorrum studerte ved Luther College til 1904. Han tok mastergraden ved Harvard i 1911. Senere ble han professor på Luther. Dorrum oversatte og redigerte mange verk, blant annet Stories and Poems by Jonas Lie i 1914 og The Wisdom of the Old Norsemen i 1939.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 box

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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Ingebrit Dorrum Papers RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/15/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

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Box 1: Dorrum, Ingebrit, 1877-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Collection Description, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "The Wisdom of the Old Norsemen" bound book, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 3: "Lidt om Hvindens Stilling Blante de Gamle Nordboer" paper presented Norsk Hvindeklub, March 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Misc. Speeches, Poem, and Correspondence, 1910, 1938, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Misc. Articles and Correspondence, 1937, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: "The Wisdom of the Old Norsemen" longhand, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: "The Wisdom of the Old Norsemen" typewritten, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: School Related Materials, 1902, 1910, 1936Add to your cart.