Entries tagged with ‘Archives’

Doing Research…in History

Calling all Gusties who are conducting research for a History course – the Gustavus Library is here to help. The History Research Guide will help you navigate various resources and approaches to doing research. Use the tabs at the top to explore various types of sources, including specialized reference works, books and history journal articles. […]

1998 Tornado Display

Most of us have heard the stories. Many of us lived through it. Twenty years ago, a tornado struck the town of St. Peter and surrounding areas, causing widespread damage, including to campus. To mark the anniversary, the College & Lutheran Church Archives is unveiling a new display documenting the 1998 Tornado. Displayed materials include […]

For Faculty: you get an arXiv and YOU get an arXiv

Since 1991, physicists and fellow travelers have been sharing their research online through arXiv, originally hosted at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, now at Cornell. A bit later, economists began to share their work through RepEc. Much more recently, bioRxiv was launched at Cold Springs Harbor to host biology research. A site for social sciences […]

Visit the Archives this Saturday!

Have you been wanting to do some research at the College and Lutheran Church Archives but can’t make it in during the week? You’re in luck! We will be open this Saturday, Feb. 21, from 10am-2pm. See you then!

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 […]

New Library and Archives Grants Page

The Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library and the College and Lutheran Church Archives have both received a number of grants within recent years that will now be showcased on the “Library & Archives Grants” page, located on the “Library Information” page. The grants page includes descriptions of the awarded grants, granting organizations, lists of additions to […]

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.  […]