Reference Resources

Nordic: Archives' Digital Catalog

Keyword search or browse all holdings in the Luther College Archives and the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Archives.

Luther College Catalogs and College Histories

Read and search the Internet Archives' full text of digitized Luther College catalogs and early college histories, like "Luther College Through Sixty Years" (1921) and "Det Norske Luther College" (1897).

Luther College Publications Archives

Keyword search and browse digitally archived copies of the following Luther College Publications:

  • The College Chips, the school newspaper (1884-2012)
  • The Pioneer, the annual yearbook (1911-2015)
  • The Agora, the faculty journal (1988-2017) 

Pastors of the Norwegian Lutheran Synods Database

Search the Pastors of the Norwegian Lutheran Synods database and find data from the publication "Who's Who Among Pastors in All the Norwegian Lutheran Synods of America, 1843-1927," which was edited by O.M. Norlie and constituted one of the earliest comprehensive listings of Norwegian-American pastors.

LC Wiki

Read and search the Luther College History Wiki (LCWiki), a resource that gives quick encyclopedia-like explanations of select people, places, and topics in Luther's history.

Luther College Archives' on Facebook

The Luther College Archives' Facebook page contains a number of trivia information, photos, videos, and more.  Specifically, visit the photo album "Moments in History," which was created for the 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary of Luther College.