Title: Lutheran Bible School Records
ID: OGLMC 649
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
The Lutheran Bible School was established in 1903 in Wahpeton, North Dakota. Enrollment during the first year was 27 students, many of whom became ministers and teachers. Classes were held in a room at Wahpeton High School. The following year a building was constructed for the school and enrollment rose to 50 students. A junior high was established in 1915. In 1918, the school moved to Grand Forks and a high school was built. Enrollment was 89 in the year following the move to Grand Forks. With the onset of the Great Depression, the school closed in 1935.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Photocopied from originals held by the Norwegian-American Historical Association in Northfield, Minnesota; 81-795
Other Formats: Photocopied from originals held by the Norwegian-American Historical Association in Northfield, Minnesota
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Lutheran Bible School Records. OGLMC 649, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in April 2020.
Collection Material Type: Organizational Records