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Wartburg College Archives: History

Wartburg College Archives is responsible for the collection and preservation of records that document the college’s history, development, operation, policies, people, activities, and events.

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General Historical Materials

Abstract: Items relating to Wilhelm Loehe, the Fritschel Family, Otto Hardwig, Germany, Wartburg, and the general history of Wartburg College from 1861-2009. 

Extent: 13 boxes and 15 audiovisual items.

Dates: 1861-2009

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Anniversaries

Abstract: Contains records related to Centennial (1952), 125th Anniversary (1977), and Sesquicentennial (2002) of Wartburg College.

Extent: 8 boxes and 11 a/v items

Dates: 1952-2002

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Clinton, Iowa

Abstract: Materials related to Wartburg College in Clinton, Iowa, founded 1894.

Extent: 42 boxes and 3 bound volumes.

Dates: 1893-1943

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Galena, Illinois

Abstract: Materials related to Galena, Illinois campus, founded 1868.

Extent: 1 box

Dates: 1868-2002

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Mendota, Illinois

Abstract: Materials related to Mendota, Illinois campus, founded in 1874.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1857-1977.

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St. Sebald, Saginaw, Michigan

Abstract: Materials related to St. Sebald, Saginaw, Michigan, founded in 1852.

Extent: 1 box

Dates: 1852-2002

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Waverly, Iowa

Abstract: Materials related to Wartburg College, Wartburg Normal School and Wartburg Teacher’s seminary in Waverly, Iowa, founded 1879.

Extent: 18 boxes.

Dates: 1882-1935

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Eureka Lutheran College, Eureka, South Dakota

Abstract: Materials related to Eureka Lutheran College, Eureka, South Dakota (1910-1933).

Extent: 8 boxes.

Dates: 1887-2000

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Hebron College and Academy, Hebron, Nebraska

Abstract: Materials related to Hebron College and Academy in Hebron, Nebraska (1911-1942).

Extent: 18 boxes, and 3 bound volumes.

Dates: 1910-2003

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St. Paul Luther College, St. Paul, MN

Abstract: Materials related to St. Paul Luther College, St. Paul, Minnesota (1884-1935).

Extent: 15 boxes.

Dates: 1884-1935

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Martin Luther Academy, Sterling, Nebraska

Abstract: Materials related to Martin Luther Academy, Sterling Nebraska, 1909-1924.

Extent: 1 box.

Dates: 1921-1924

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Wartburg College Archives

Kay Grigsby, MSLIS
Grant Price Endowed Archivist
kay.grigsby@wartburg.edu
(319) 352-8457

Vogel Library, Wartburg College   |   100 Wartburg Blvd, Waverly, IA, 50677 |   Phone: 319-352-8500   | Email: asklibrarian@wartburg.edu