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Camrose Lutheran College, [ca. 1915]
Camrose Lutheran College, [ca. 1915]
PA-3689-379

Camrose Lutheran College fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1912-1930
Series 2 Business correspondence. -- 1911-1917
Series 3 Board of Directors. -- 1943-1960
Series 4 General College papers, including calendars. -- 1911-1961

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1912-1930
M-2047-1 Minute book. -- July 1912-July 1926. -- Consists of minutes re building supplies and labour, plans, tuition fees, activities of the executive committee, duties of professors and staff, salaries, expenses, and general school affairs. -- Written mainly in Norwegian. Photocopy only.
M-2047-2 Faculty Association minute book. -- 1912-1930. -- Consists of minutes re formation of clubs on campus, attendance of students, discipline methods and ruls of the college, curriculum, etc.
M-2047-3 Photocopy of minute book in M-2047-2 above.
Series 2 Business correspondence. -- 1911-1917
M-2047-3a Lists of students. -- 1911-1931. -- Consists of students (1913-1931) and attendance records (1911-1912.
M-2047-4 Correspondence re staff. -- 1913-1917.-- Consists of applications for positions as instructors, and salary scales.
M-2047-5 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-4 above.
M-2047-6 General correspondence. -- 1915-1917. -- Mainly about school affairs and President J.R. Lavik.
M-2047-7 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-6 above.
M-2047-8 Correspondence with the Saskatchewan Norwegian Lutheran College Association. -- 1916-1917. -- Re discussions of rates to charge students and cooperation between the two colleges, program of dedication of Outlook College (1916), guest lecture by Professor J.R. Lavik, establishment of Scandinavian colonization bureau to assist immigrants.
M-2047-9 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-8 above.
M-2047-10 Correspondence re students. -- 1913-1915. -- Consists of correspondence written in both English and Norwegian, mainly re costs of studies, accommodation, school curricula and marks.
M-2047-11 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-10 above.
M-2047-12 Correspondence re students. -- 1916-1917. -- Consists of correspondence written in both English and Norwegian, mainly re costof studies, accommodation, school curricula and marks.
M-2047-13 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-12 above.
M-2047-14 General correspondence. -- 1913-1916. -- Re postal rates for College Bulletin, insurance policiy, circulars letters, etc.
M-2047-15 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-14 above.
M-2047-15a General correspondence. -- 1911-1916. -- Re tenders and lists for new buildings.
M-2047-15b Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15a above.
M-2047-15c Correspondence, invoices, etc. -- 1912-1913. -- Consists of annual report of president, lists of equipment, etc.
M-2047-15d Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-16 Correspondence with Department of Education. -- 1914-1917. -- Re various students taking examinations and Department regulations.
M-2047-17 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-18 Correspondence re finance. -- 1915-1917. -- Re donations to the College, students' tuition fees, and bank notes.
M-2047-19 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-20 Correspondence re land. -- 1916. -- Re mortgage discharge and land title.
M-2047-21 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-22 Correspondence re equipment and supplies. -- 1915-1917. -- Re manual labour, equipment, etc.
M-2047-23 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-24 Correspondence with St. Olaf College, Minnesota. -- 1915-1916. -- Re recommendations for positions at Camrose
M-2047-25 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-26 Correspondence with United Norwegian Lutheran Church. -- 1916-1917. -- Re collecting money to pay off existing debt, receipt of payment, directives from Board of Directors re college operations, numbers of students in attendance, indebtedneww to Church in Minneapolis.
M-2047-27 Photocopy of correspondence in M-2047-15c above.
M-2047-28 Miscellaneous items and reports. -- 1914-1917. -- Consists of leaflet re observance for Universal Day of Prayer for students; breakdown of students attending college according to age, sex, congregation and number; suggested constitution of College Young Men's Christian Association; letter re establishment of a college debating league for Alberta; pamphlet re Alberta 1916 Liquor Act and statistics.
M-2047-29 Photocopy of material in M-2047-28 above.
Series 3 Board of Directors. -- 1943-1960
M-2047-30 Correspondence. -- 1943-1960. -- Includes principal's annual report re finances, courses available, student enrollment, expansion of College, changes in courses, etc.
Series 4 General College papers, including calendars. -- 1911-1961
M-2047-31 Correspondence of Professor Chester A. Ronning. -- 1935-1936. -- About reorganizing the College in order to add another academic year onto the program.
M-2047-32 College Bulletins. -- 1911-1912. -- Re opening of College and description of courses offered, and program of first graduation ceremony. Photocoy only.
M-2047-33 Historical articles. -- 1929-1954. -- C onsists of history of college, list of contributors, class history, junior college development, article: "Bird's-eye-view of Canadian problems in Lutheran coordinations" by Dr. J.R. Lavik, and interview re college status and fulfillment fund.
M-2047-34 College calendars. -- 1914-1915 and 1920. -- Consists of lists of courses offered, background of college, etc. Photocopy only.
M-2047-35 College calendars. -- 1928-1949. -- Consists of lists of courses offered, background of college, etc.
M-2047-36 Camrose College bulletins. -- 1913-1914, 1933-1936. -- Re activities of the College
M-2047-37 Programs and poster. -- 1936, 1956, 1961. -- Consists of program for Silver Jubilee celebration; rally poster for dormitory building fund appear; and Golden Anniversary pageant and dramatic production entitled "As Grace is Given".
M-2047-38 Programs, commencement. -- 1918-1961. -- Consists of lists of graduates and commencement exercises.
M-2047-39 Newspaper clippings. -- 1954-1961. -- Consists of articles about the history of the college, opening of new buildings, etc.
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