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College and Lutheran Church Archives
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The Gustavus Adolphus College Archives makes available for research and study:
Lutheran Church Archives
- Photographs, Recordings, and Documents concerning Gustavus
- Materials from students, faculty, administrative offices, and alumni
- Information relating to the College's history from 1862 to present
- In addition, we hold the records of Minnesota College (a high school) which was located in Minneapolis.
These archives consist primarily of administrative records documenting Minnesota affiliates of the Lutheran Church in America (LCA) along with predecessor and supporting synods. In addition, there are congregational histories, biographical files regarding clergy and church leaders, and microfilmed church records (ending about 1930). We hold records for the following bodies.
Primary Collection Areas:
- Augustana Synod, 1860-1962
- Minnesota Conference, 1858-1962
- Red River Valley Conference, 1912-1962
- Association of English Churches, 1908-1931
- English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of the Northwest (Northwest Synod), 1891-1962
- Lutheran Church in America, 1963-1987
- Minnesota Synod
- Red River Valley Synod
Secondary Collection Areas:
- General Synod, 1820-1918
- United Lutheran Church in America, 1918-1962
- Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (Suomi Synod), 1890-1963
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