Larson, Joshua. Course Materials by Joshua Larson, 1901-1947. CAMC Collection 90. 1 Hollinger box.
The Joshua Larson collection contains two series, Personal Papers and Courses. The Courses Series contains materials relating to courses taught by Larson. Included are outlines, notes, and student papers, some of which are in Swedish. Personal Papers contains an article and a family history written by Larson.
Joshua Larson was born in Altona, IL in 1866, and graduated from Augustana College in 1889, after which he earned a M.A. and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He was a teacher and administrator at Minnesota college from 1906-1931, and then headed the Swedish Department at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1931-43 and 1945. Larson was also College and Lutheran Minnesota Conference Archivist from 1943 until his death in 1949.