Lutheran Church Archives — Finding Aids

Augustana Synod, Synod of the Northwest, and Lutheran Church in America

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Eriksson, Erik Magnus. Papers of Rev. Erik M. Eriksson, 1878-1919. LCA 194
Lutheran Church in America. Minnesota Synod. Annual Convention Minutes, Reports, and Related Papers of the Minnesota Synod, 1962-1987. LCA 193
Bernhardson, Drell Earl. Sermon Collection of Rev. Drell Bernhardson, 1942-2002. LCA 192
Olson, Carl Gustaf.  Papers of Rev. Carl G. Olson and Family, 1862-1978. LCA 191
Sjöblom, Per.  Papers of Rev. Per Sjöblom, 1860-1908. LCA 190
Fremling, Johan.  Papers of Rev. Johan Fremling, 1883-1905. LCA 189
Krantz, Johan Ander. Speeches and Papers of Rev. Johan A. Krantz, 1887-1941. LCA 188
Cambridge Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Cambridge Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Minnesota, 1961-1987. LCA 187
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.  Newsletter Collection of Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Duluth, Minnesota, 1962-1987. LCA 186
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1932-1987. LCA 185
Elim Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Elim Lutheran Church, Scandia, Minnesota, 1949-1989. LCA 184
Normandale Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Normandale Lutheran Church, Edina, Minnesota, 1972-1987. LCA 183
Chisago Lake Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Chisago Lake Lutheran Church, Center City, Minnesota, 1959-1987. LCA 182
Bethel Lutheran Church.  Newsletter Collection of Bethel Lutheran Church, Willmar, Minnesota, 1960-1968. LCA 181
Audio-Visual Service of Augustana Lutheran Church.  Records of the Audio-Visual Service of Augustana Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1946-1956. LCA 180
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Gustaf Adolph Church. Church Record for Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Gustaf Adolph Church, Lakefield, Minnesota, 1889-1947. LCA 179
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Francis, Minnesota, 1810-1918. LCA 178
English Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension. Records of the English Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1891-1960. LCA 177
East Sveadahl Lutheran Church. Sunday School Records of East Sveadahl Lutheran Church, St. James, Minnesota, 1923-1937. LCA 176
Swedlanda Lutheran Church. Record of Transfer of Swedlanda Lutheran Church, Hector, Minnesota, 1943-1953. LCA 175
Salem Lutheran Church. Records of Salem Lutheran Church, Foreston, Minnesota, 1890s-1960. LCA 174
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Red Wing, Minnesota, 1862-1883. LCA 173
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Papers of Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sterling, Wisconsin, 1877-1902. LCA 172
Lutheran Church Library Association. Collection of the Lutheran Church Library Association, 1933-1991. LCA 171
Portable Communion Set of Rev. Prof. Arthur C.P. Hays, undated. LCA 170
Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary. Collection of the Northwestern Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1920-1975. LCA 169
Lindberg, Peter Mathias. Sermons, Papers, and Materials of Rev. Peter M. Lindberg, 1875-1918. LCA 168
Christianity 307: Lutheranism in Minnesota.  Congregational Histories Written by Students, 1948-1952. LCA 167
Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, Illinois Conference Congregations.  Microfilm Reels of Illinois Conference Congregations, Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod, Various Dates. LCA 166
Augustana Synod, Red River Valley Conference Congregations.  Microfilm Reels of Red River Valley Conference Congregations, Augustana Synod, Various Dates. LCA 165
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  St. Croix District.  Records of the St. Croix District, 1913-1962. LCA 164
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. St. Peter District. Records of the St. Peter District, 1890-1962. LCA 163
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Chisago District. Records of the Chisago District, 1904-1962. LCA 162
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Brainerd District. Minutes of the Brainerd District, 1911-1919. LCA 161
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Lake Superior District.  Records of the Lake Superior District, 1887-1962. LCA 160
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Duluth District.  Records of the Duluth District, 1912-1962. LCA 159
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Carlton District.  Minutes of the Carlton District, 1929-1957. LCA 158
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Goodhue District.  Records of the Goodhue District, 1910-1963. LCA 157
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Pacific District. Minutes of the Pacific District, 1873-1907. LCA 156
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Red River Valley District.  Incorporation Documents of the Red River Valley District, January 1893. LCA 155
Lutheran Minnesota Conference.  Minneapolis District.  Collection of the Minneapolis District, 1915-1938. LCA 154
Lindberg, Paul Martin Emanuel.  Sermons, Papers, and Materials of Rev. Paul Lindberg, 1913-1992. LCA 153
Collection of the Bethphage Mission, Axtell, Nebraska, 1914-1970. LCA 152
Augustana Synod.  Association of English Churches.  Convention Minutes of the Association of English Churches, 1915-1917. LCA 151
Financial Records of Warren Hospital and Emmaus Lutheran Home, Warren, Minnesota, 1953-1980. LCA 150
Mankato Lutheran Home. Materials of the Mankato Lutheran Home, 1958-1967. LCA 149
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. St. Paul District. Minutes of the St. Paul District, 1894-1962. LCA 148
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Worthington District. Records of the Worthington District, 1928-1946. LCA 147
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. St. James District. Minutes of the St. James District, 1889-1932. LCA 146
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Big Stone District. Treasurer's Books of the Big Stone District, 1928-1962. LCA 145
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Montevideo District. Treasurer's Books of the Montevideo District, 1946-1962. LCA 144
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Iron Range District. Records of the Iron Range District, 1930-1963. LCA 143
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Cokato District. Records of the Cokato District, 1907-1963. LCA 142
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Cambridge District. Minutes of the Cambridge District, 1909-1928. LCA 141
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Sioux Falls District. Records of the Sioux Falls District, 1932-1962. LCA 140
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Willmar District. Minutes of the Willmar District, 1907-1962. LCA 139
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Winthrop District. Minutes of the Winthrop District, 1915-1940. LCA 138
Lutheran Minnesota Conference. Apple River District. Minutes of the Apple River District, 1909-1961. LCA 137
Resurrection Lutheran Church. Records of Resurrection Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota, 1945-1953. LCA 136
National Lutheran Council: Division of American Missions. “If I Be Lifted Up” Slideshow, 1954. LCA 135
Bethesda Hospital. Documents Concerning the Establishment and History of Bethesda Hospital and Deaconess Home in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1883-1969. LCA 134
Augustana Colonization Association. Collection of the Augustana Colonization Association, 1873-1927. LCA 133
Bethany Lutheran Church. Collection of Bethany Lutheran Church, Otisco, Minnesota, 1926-1927. LCA 132
Jerusalem Society. Financial Records of the Jerusalem Society, 1927-1942. LCA 131
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Constitution and Minutes of Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waseca, Minnesota, 1892-1909. LCA 130
Augustana Lutheran Church. Bureau of Press, Radio and Television. Press Releases of Bureau of Press, Radio and Television, 1960-1962. LCA 129
Thelander, Hulda E. Collection of Hulda Thelander, 1921-1982. LCA 128
Trinity Lutheran Church. Bulletins and Newsletters of Trinity Lutheran Church, Stillwater, Minnesota, 1981-1988. LCA 127
Oslund, J.E. Collection of Rev. J.E. Oslund, 1913-1916, 1919, and 1931-1941. LCA 126
Nelson, Ole Åke. Sermon Outlines of Rev. Ole Åke Nelson, 1895-1910. LCA 125
Peterson, Eric Johan. Papers of Rev. Eric Johan Peterson, 1937, 1941, 1976, and undated. LCA 124
Red River Valley Conference. Augustana Lutheran Church Women. Collection of the Red River Valley Conference’s Women’s Missionary Society and the Augustana Lutheran Church Women, 1913-1962. LCA 123
Collection of Luther Academy and College, Wahoo, Nebraska, 1883-1929. LCA 122
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church. Collection of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1938-1986. LCA 121
Mattson, Peter August. Records and Diaries of Rev. P.A. Mattson, 1886-1950. LCA 120
Records of Bethany Home, Alexandria, Minnesota, 1913-1976. LCA 119
Emmanuel Nursing Home. Audit Reports of Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, 1971-1976. LCA 118
The Missionary Calendar of the Augustana Foreign Missionary Society, 1921-1930. LCA 117
Hammarberg, Melvin A. Papers of Reverend Dr. Melvin Hammarberg, 1937-1994. LCA 116
Twin Cities Lutheran Pilgrim Society. Collection of the Twin Cities Lutheran Pilgrim Society, 1946-1996. LCA 115
Lakeside Bible Class. Records of Lakeside Bible Class, Oshawa Township, Minnesota, 1908-1940. LCA 114
North Star College. Collection of North Star College, Warren, Minnesota, 1908-1928. LCA 113
Grace Lutheran Church. Records of Grace Lutheran Church, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1948-1959. LCA 112
Sjostrom, Patti.  “The Church as a Social Agent in Two Nicollet County Communities,” 1995. LCA 111
Martin Luther Church.  Records of Martin Luther Church, Manannah, Minnesota, 1899-1910. LCA 110
Evansville Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Records of Evansville Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Evansville, Minnesota, 1840-1909. LCA 109
Nylunda Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Records of Nylunda Evangelical Lutheran Church, Nylunda, Minnesota, 1831-1980. LCA 108
Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  Records of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1904-1945. LCA 107
Minneiska Lutheran Church. Records of Minneiska Lutheran Church, Minneiska, Minnesota, 1840-1955. LCA 106
Millville Lutheran Church. Records of Millville Lutheran Church, Millville, Minnesota, 1869-1954. LCA 105
St. John's English Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of St. John's English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Duluth, Minnesota, 1890-1956. LCA 104
Immanuel Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of Immanuel Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middleville, Minnesota, 1816-1960. LCA 103
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Gustavus Adolphus Church. Records of Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Gustavus Adolphus Church, Lakefield, Minnesota, 1887-1949. LCA 102
Augustana Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation. Meeting Minutes of the Augustana Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Hettinger, North Dakota, 1916-1936. LCA 101
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Little Falls, Minnesota, 1940-1950. LCA 100
Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. Register of Bethany Lutheran Church, King's Lake, Minnesota, 1921-1955. LCA 99
Bethany Lutheran Church. Records of Bethany Lutheran Church, Judson, Minnesota, 1916-1952. LCA 98
Hemlandet, det Gamla och det Nya, 1855-1914. LCA 97
The Free Emmanuel Church of Hermantown. Records of The Free Emmanuel Church of Hermantown, Hermantown, Minnesota, 1919-1941. LCA 96
The Carlton Pastorate, 1891-1921. LCA 95
Gustav Adolf Evangelical Lutheran Church. Minutes of Gustav Adolf Evangelical Lutheran Church, Clear Lake, Minnesota, 1901-1914. LCA 94
Burns Evangelical Lutheran Church. Register of Burns Evangelical Lutheran Church, Anoka County, Minnesota, 1876-1877. LCA 93
East Union Church. Records of East Union Church, Carver County, Minnesota, 1858-1893. LCA 92
Barnvännen: Illustrerad Månadstidning för Södagsskolan och Hemmet, 1874-1885. LCA 91
Swedish Lutheran Church. Records of Swedish Lutheran Church, Brush Prairie, Minnesota, 1820-1907. LCA 90
Barnens Tidning, 1886-1919. LCA 89
Olson, John Helmer.  Journals and Writings of Reverend John Helmer Olson, 1911-1951. LCA 88
Almanack: för året efter Jesu Kristi födelse… (Almanac for the Year….), 1894-1947. LCA 87
Johnson, Thure P. Sermons and Writings by Rev. Thure P. Johnson, 1933-1976 and 1984. LCA 86
Guldax, 1918-1939. LCA 85
Augustana Foreign Missionary (Augustana Hednamissionstidning), 1927-1938. LCA 84
Augustana, 1956. LCA 83
Augustana Lutheranen, 1950-1955. LCA 82
The Young Lutheran's Companion, 1907-1910. LCA 81
The Young People, 1928-1953. LCA 80
Det Rätta Hemlandet, 1856-1864. LCA 79
Montana Mission District, Augustana Synod, 1894-1935. LCA 78
Teen Talk, 1954-1963. LCA 77
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of the Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Vasa, Minnesota, 1855-1903. LCA 76
First Lutheran Church. Membership Files of First Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1887-1925. LCA 75
Pastor's Paragraphs, 1944-1948. LCA 74
Synodical Bulletin, 1921-1963. LCA 73
Ungdomsvännen: Illustrerad Tidskrift för Främjande af Sann Gudsfruktan och Allmänt Nyttiga Kunskapers Spridning, 1879-1918. LCA 72
Augustana Lutheran Churchmen, 1958-1962. LCA 71
Augustana Churchmen, 1954-1957. LCA 70
Augustana Men, 1948-1953. LCA 69
The Lutheran Companion, 1911-1912. LCA 68
The Olive Leaf, 1889-1953. LCA 67
Augustana Missions, 1948-1961. LCA 66
Augustana Oversees, 1947-1954. LCA 65
Augustana Theological Quarterly (Tidskrift för Teologi och Kyrkliga Frågor), 1900-1917. LCA 64
'Til 8 Stories, 1954-1960. LCA 63
Thru 8 Stories, 1961-1963. LCA 62
The Immanuel Banner, 1965-1967. LCA 61
The Deaconess Banner, 1929-1965. LCA 60
The Bible Study Quarterly, 1931-1963. LCA 59
Prärieblomman, 1900-1913. LCA 58
Northwestern College. Collection of Northwestern College, 1900-1944. LCA 57
Rätta Hemlandet och Missionsbladet, 1863-1869. LCA 56
Bethphage Messenger, 1940-1987. LCA 55
The Bible Banner, 1920-1985. LCA 54
Lutheran Synod Minnesota, 1964-1987. LCA 53
On the Way, 1963-1964. LCA 52
Tidskrift för Svensk Evangelisk Luthersk Kyrkohistoria i N. Amerika och för Teologiska och Kyrkliga Frågor, 1898-1899. LCA 51
Lutersk Kvartalskrift: för Behandling af Teologiska och Krykliga, Pedagogiska, Literära, och Sociala Frågor, 1887-1889. LCA 50
Nytt och Gammalt: Kristlig Tidskrift, 1873. LCA 49
Missionären: Svensk Luthersk Missionstidning, 1876-1878. LCA 48
Luthersk Tidskrift för Hednamission och Diakoni, 1906-1907. LCA 47
Anderson, Minnie E.  Photographs and Documents about Hope Academy, 1889-1896. LCA 46
My Church, 1915-1946. LCA 45
Luthersk Kyrko-Tidning, 1871-1873. LCA 44
Junior Life, 1954-1963. LCA 43
The Church School Teacher, 1932-1959. LCA 42
Little Folks, 1942-1953. LCA 41
Korsbaneret, 1881-1950. LCA 40
Evangelisk Luthersk Tidskrift, 1877-1878. LCA 39
Missionären: Tidskrift för Inre och Yttre Mission, 1870-1873. LCA 38
Bethel Lutheran Church. Records of Bethel Lutheran Church, Soudan, Minnesota, 1888-1963. LCA 37
Mission Tidings, 1921-1958. LCA 36
Nelson, Clifford Ansgar. Compositions and Notes of Rev. Clifford Ansgar Nelson, 1930-1962. LCA 35
Pehrson, John. Collection of Rev. John Pehrson, 1854-1896. LCA 34
Swanson, Swan Hjalmar. Papers and Research Works of Rev. S. Hjalmar Swanson, 1875-1964. LCA 33
Johnson, Emeroy. Collection of Emeroy Johnson. LCA 32
Trinity Lutheran Church. Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1891-2000. LCA 31
Vasa Children’s Home.  Collection of the Vasa Children’s Home, 1865-1997. LCA 29
Bomgren, Carl Oscar.  Sermons and Papers of Rev. Carl Oscar Bomgren, 1907-1958. LCA 28
Collin, Carl J.  Sermons and Personal Papers of Rev. Carl J. Collin, 1879-1903. LCA 27
Larson, Carl A.  Sermons, Speeches, and Papers of Rev. Carl A. Larson, 1891-1925. LCA 26
Swenson, Victor and Evodia (Olson). Missionary Related Correspondence and Photographs, 1902-1971. LCA 25
Lutheran Council in the United States of America. Office of Communication and Interpretation. News Bureau. Press Releases of the News Bureau, 1973-1982. LCA 24
National Lutheran Council. Division of Public Relations. News Bureau. Press Releases of the News Bureau, 1949-1962. LCA 23
Kansas Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of the Kansas Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1871-2009. LCA 22
Ryden, Anders Johan. Scrapbooks of A.J. Ryden, 1884-1889. LCA 21
Clear Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records of Clear Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1871-1988. LCA 20
Benson, Marie.  Marie’s Memoirs – A Farmer’s Daughter in Africa, 2006. LCA 19
Akins, Ethel Muriel. Personal Papers of Ethel M. Akins, 1913-1980. LCA 18
Twin City Lutheran Relocation Hostel. Records of the Twin City Lutheran Relocation Hostel (Nisei Hostel). 1943-1948. LCA 17
Compilation Collections of Church Congregations in the Minnesota Synod, Red River Valley Synod, and Northwest Synod, 1842-2008. LCA 16
Johnson, Ruth Nelson and Hobart Johnson.  Correspondence, Hymn Books, and Miscellaneous Materials of Ruth and Hobart Johnson, 1931-1984. LCA 15
Augustana Synod, Minnesota Conference Congregations.  Microfilm Reels of Minnesota Conference Congregations, Augustana Synod, Various Dates. LCA 14
Wychor, Paul. Minnesota Synod Event and Portrait Negatives, 1962-1986. LCA 13
Scandian Grove Lutheran Church. Records of Scandian Grove Lutheran Church, 1858-1992. LCA 12
United Lutheran Church in America, English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of the Northwest. Records of the English Evangelical Lutheran Synod of the Northwest. LCA 11
Bergstrom, Marie Norberg.  Zamzam Survivors Collection, 1932-2006. LCA 10