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LCA Collection 014. Augustana Synod, Minnesota Conference Congregations. Microfilm Reels of Minnesota Conference Congregations, Augustana Synod, Various Dates: Overview

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Collection Description

Augustana Synod, Minnesota Conference Congregations.  Microfilm Reels of Minnesota Conference Congregations, Augustana Synod, Various Dates.  LCA Collection 14.  194 microfilm reels.

ABSTRACT:
The Augustana Synod, Minnesota Conference Congregations Microfilm collection contains a rich variety of genealogical material and important details concerning church/congregational histories.  Generally, information includes meeting minutes and various ministerial acts such as baptisms, confirmations, marriages, reception and dismissal of members, and funerals.  Many of the records are in Swedish.  Dates vary by congregation.  These microfilms represent part of the Inventory of Swedish American Archives commissioned and completed by the Emigrant Institute, Växjö, Sweden.  There is an index for the holdings of many congregations, created by Mrs. Hobart Johnson, volunteer archivist, with funds from the Lutheran Brotherhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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