‘Archives Displays’ Category

Alfred Nobel Hall of Science Dedication Display

Come to the library and learn about the Nobel Hall dedication!  Gustavus has recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of this building this past spring.  The dedication of Nobel Hall welcomed 26 Nobel Laureates, which was the third largest gathering of these scholars in history!  Board members of the Nobel Foundation and an ambassador from Sweden […]

Happy 2013 Homecoming!

As we look forward to the big game against St. Olaf on September 28, take a minute to check out the homecoming display featuring past traditions of this college holiday.  Over the years, Gustavus has hosted a variety of events and some even continue today.  Homecoming traditionally allows alumni to gather and catch up, but […]

Welcoming Royalty to Gustavus

As Gustavus is busy preparing to welcome Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, check out this new display that showcases their previous visits to our campus.  The “Swedish Royalty Visits Gustavus” display features artifacts and articles from the King and Queen’s last three visits.  Swedish Royalty has visited Gustavus for […]

Blast from the Past: Civil War in the Eyes of Union Soldiers

As we celebrate the sesquicentennial of Gustavus Adolphus College, it is important to look back and discover the events that occurred as Gustavus began.  One hundred and fifty years ago, our country was in the midst of a Civil War.  Many interesting facts can be revealed by studying the conflict, and the archives can help!  […]

Christmas in the Archives

Stop by the Archives and check out our festive new look!  Swedish Christmas magazines along with a few intriguing Swedish bibles are on display.   The Christmas lights and decorations will bring holiday cheer to your research, so come in and unwrap new knowledge!

Gusties are in the House! (and Senate) – Display

Several Gustavus Adolphus alumni and a faculty member were very successful in the past election on November 2nd. Come see the new display brought to you by the College and Lutheran Church Archives, “Gusties in Minnesota Legislature.” The display features five former students (Mindy Greiling, David Hann, Kory Kath, Ted Lillie, and Paul Torkelson) and […]

Past and Present Gustavus Buildings – Display

A new addition is being added to the Gustavus campus! Literally! Construction of the “New Academic Building” is underway, and to keep with the theme, the College and Lutheran Church Archives have brought you a new display, “Ch-ch-ch-ch Changes: Buildings at Gustavus.” The display chronicles how particular buildings at the college have changed, progressed, and […]

Illustrated Biblical Views of the Christmas Story

The Gustavus Adolphus College and Lutheran Church Archives has a new semi-permanent display of bibles located outside of the archives reading room. As a tribute to the Christmas season, a number of illustrated bibles have been opened to display various images associated with Jesus’ birth. Many of these rare and unique bibles are hundreds of […]