‘celebration’ Category

Library at Gustavus (Part 2 of 10)

ST. ANSGAR’S ACADEMY (1863-1876) The school Norelius founded moved to East Union in Carver County, Minnesota in 1863. Andrew Jackson became the head of the school, as well as the faculty, registrar, treasurer, and librarian. There were two major additions to the library during this time. The Minnesota Lutheran Conference authorized Jackson to travel to […]

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

On Monday, October 11, 2021, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day, honoring the cultures, histories and futures of our nation’s Indigenous peoples. Although the holiday is not yet federally recognized, it has been increasingly celebrated over the past decades. The fact that it lands on the same day traditionally observed as Columbus Day is not an […]

Library at Gustavus (Part 1 of 10)

RED WING (1862-1863) Eric Norelius founded a school in his home at Red Wing, Minnesota in 1862.  His personal collection of books is considered the first library collection  You can view many of the books from Norelius’ personal collection here: https://www.librarything.com/catalog/FolkeB/ericnoreliuspersonallibrary. In celebration of 50 years in the current library building (known as the Folke […]

Celebrating Women in Translation Month

August is Women in Translation Month, and we’re celebrating by showcasing new books by international women writers available at Gustavus Library! The Women in Translation Project was started in 2014 by book blogger Meytal Radzinski, who created the month-long celebration after noticing the relative lack of women authors available in English translation. #WITMonth has been […]

Celebration Abstracts Due Today

Yipes, it’s already here – the deadline for submitting your creative and scholarly work for the first ever Celebration of Creative Inquiry. It’s not that hard. Just line up a faculty sponsor (they want to help, really) and fill out a simple form. Join all the other students who are sharing their work, and sharing […]