‘Digital Collections’ Category

Ancestry.com at the Gustavus Library

The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library and the College and Lutheran Church Archives are happy to announce a new database: Ancestry.com Library Edition.  This popular consumer online genealogy resource includes birth, death, and marriage records, as well as searchable manuscript census records for the U.S. dating from 1790-1940 (1950 is coming in April 2022).  This database […]

How Swede It Is…

            …to be heard by you.  The College and Lutheran Church Archives received a $1000 grant from the Swedish Council of America to digitize Scandinavian-American sound recordings.  During the initial phase of this project, we focused on our recordings of spoken and musical humor.  We plan to add popular and sacred music in the future.  […]

Digital Gustavus

There are many exciting and new digital products being created and offered by the College and Lutheran Church Archives here at Gustavus. For example, you can browse nearly 500 digitized photographs going back to the 1800s, read civil war letters, study World War I propaganda posters, peruse campus maps from bygone years, listen to oral […]

College Photographs

The College and Lutheran Church Archives has released a photo database documenting the college from the 1800s to the modern era. Currently, this resource contains 300 images from our main photograph collection. New content appears somewhat regularly. The archives retain thousands of images, and the primary limitation to adding additional photographs is time.Researchers and those […]