J. Jørgen Thompson papers, 1896-1963

Title

J. Jørgen Thompson papers, 1896-1963

Description

Articles, clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, and records of a Wisconsin-born St. Olaf College administrator and teacher. The papers concern campus life, public relations, counseling, courses of study, student and teacher recruitment, funds solicitation, band and choir tours, and Norwegian-American culture. Manuscripts include: "Rølvaag som lærer," "Min konfirmations dag" (1938), and minutes of the Board of the Norwegian Conference of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Thompson was president of Spokane College (1917-1920); dean of men at St. Olaf college (1923-1942); secretary of NAHA (1931-1958); president of the National Association of Deans and Advisers of Men (1940-1941).
5.6 cubic feet (14 archives boxes)
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J. Jørgen Thompson papers, 1896-1963

Creator

Date

1896-1963

Language

English
Norwegian

Type

Correspondence
Photographs
Clippings
Pamphlets

Identifier

P0595

Files

Citation

Thompson, J. J., “J. Jørgen Thompson papers, 1896-1963,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed April 11, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/679.