Lutheran Histories and Special Collections

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A Half Century of Minneapolis
1. The foundations of Minneapolis -- 2. The early explorers -- 3. From savagery to civilization -- 4. The period of early settlement -- 5. The formative period -- 6. The first commercial advance -- 7. An era of broader development -- 8. Churches and philanthropies -- 9. Educational affairs -- 10. Music and theaters -- 11. Art, architecture and engineering -- 12. Courts and lawyers -- 13. Medicine -- 14. Dentistry -- 15. Newspapers, publishing and printing -- 16. The growth of banking -- 17. Real estate and insurance -- 18. The lumber industry -- 19. Flour milling -- 20. Grain trade and Chamber of Commerce -- 21. Varied productive industries -- 22. Wholesale trade -- 23. Retail business -- 24. Transportation -- 25. Public affairs and officials -- 26. Public utilities -- 27. Sundry organizations and activities -- 28. Homes and suburbs of Minneapolis -- 29. The city's recent progress -- Index., Scan of original book
History of the Norwegian People in America
This exhaustive work is a monument to the enterprising spirit of Norwegian pioneers in the New World, covering the geography, history and people of Norway and the various stages of Norwegian immigration to America. It also discusses education, religion, social and political aspects, industry, language and culture. Scores of maps and tables illustrate immigration statistics and compare Norwegian movement and settlement to that of other groups, including the English, Celts, Dutch, French, Germans, Swedes, Danes, Icelanders, Finns and others., scan of original book
Norsk Lutherske Prester i Amerika, 1843-1913
[Norwegian Edition] "..Contains brief biographies of 1,826 Norwegian Lutheran pastors and theological professors who have been active in the United States during the seven decades from 1843 to 1913. As an introduction to the biographical section there is a carefully prepared history of Norwegian immigration from 1825 to 1913, and of the organization and progress of the work of the Lutheran Church among the Norwegian immigrants. A brief survey of the fourteen synods which have been organized during this period is included. " (Blegen, T. C. Minnesota History Bulletin 1, no. 3 (1915): 130-32. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20160145.) Includes charts and images., scan of original book
Our Fellowship
An edited volume about the history of the Lutheran Free Church, Scan of Our Fellowship.
Vinland Saga
Pictures from Rosseland's "Vinland Suite," a collection of prints located throughout Augsburg's Lindell Library, are described in this book., scan of original book
Who's Who Among Pastors in all the Norwegian Lutheran Synods of America, 1843-1927
[English Edition] "..Contains brief biographies of 1,826 Norwegian Lutheran pastors and theological professors who have been active in the United States during the seven decades from 1843 to 1913. As an introduction to the biographical section there is a carefully prepared history of Norwegian immigration from 1825 to 1913, and of the organization and progress of the work of the Lutheran Church among the Norwegian immigrants. A brief survey of the fourteen synods which have been organized during this period is included. " (Blegen, T. C. Minnesota History Bulletin 1, no. 3 (1915): 130-32. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20160145.) Includes charts and images., scan of original book