The Papers of Herman Ellingson, 1922-1981 | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of Herman Ellingson, 1922-1981Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Ellingson, H

Primary Creator: Ellingson, Herman (1903-1970)

Extent: 2.1 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of notebooks containing math equations; pictures; tickets; newspaper articles; chemical laboratory reprots, 1922-1924; math problems, 1936; biographical information of Mrs. and Mr. Ellingson; stock information; correspondences; scrapbook, 1924.

Biographical Note

Born in Ridgeway, IA, February 25, 1903; attended Luther College 1920-1924; graduated with a degree in mathematics; taught math and physics at Luther, ending 1947; received his masters, 1927 and Doctorate, 1949 from the University of Iowa; worked for the Naval Ordinance Laboratory as a research physicist; passed away April 25, 1970 in Maryland.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 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

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Herman Ellingson Papers RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History:

6/10/24: Abby Bates updated copyright policy link.

11/15/19: EC updated the preferred citation.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Ellingson, Herman E., undated, 1922-1924, 1936],
[Box 2: Ellingson, Herman and Mrs. Herman (Dinniemaud), undated, 1963, 1966-1975, 1980-1981],
[Box 3: Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks, undated],

Box 3: Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Luther College Photo Album/Scrapbook, 1924Add to your cart.