Lutheran Bible School Records, 1907-1939
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
The Lutheran Bible School was established in 1903 in Wahpeton, North Dakota. Total 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 next year saw the construction of a building to house 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 rose of 89 in the year following the move to Grand Forks. With the onset of the Great Depression, the school closed in 1935.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Method: Photocopied from originals held by the Norwegian-American Historical Association in Northfield, Minnesota; 81-795
Original/Copies Note: 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 Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in April 2020.
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