Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Collection

Title: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

Reference Code: Mss-2741

Inclusive Dates: 1858 – ongoing

Quantity: 007.8 cu. ft.

Location: ER, Sh. 095-096

Abstract: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, formed in the 1850s, was called initially Our Savior Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church.  It was located at three different sites before building a new church at the current location, 3022 W. Wisconsin Avenue, in the 1950s.  In 1968, the church, in cooperation with the national organization of Lutherans, opened a senior center near the church.

Scope and Content: The collection contains bulletins, property information, financial records, scrapbooks, church group records, photographs and yearbooks.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English, German

Notes: The collection was obtained on 5/24/2011.  It was processed by Sarah Hopley on 8/18/2011.

Arrangement:

Folder Heading Box # File #
Articles, Newspaper 1954-1986 1 1
Certificates, Incorporation 1858-1894 1 2
Church publications, booklets – anniversary, 1933-1958 1 3
Church publications, bulletins, 1940-1941 1 4
Church publications, bulletins, 1942-1948 1 5
Church publications, “Live,” 1982-1984 1 6
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1937-1939 1 7
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1940-1949 1 8
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1950-1956, 1965-1969 1 9
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1970-1978 1 10
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1981-1989 1 11
Church publications, “Messenger,” 1990-1999 1 12
Church publications, “Messenger,” 2000-2001 1 13
Church publications, “Messenger,” 2002-2003 1 14
Church publications, “Messenger,” 2004-2006 1 15
Church publications, “Messenger,” 2007-2015 1 16
Church publications, yearbooks, 1920-1934 1 17
Correspondence, Gleaners, 1934-1955 2 18
Directory, church telephone, 1937-1947 2 19
Documents, miscellaneous-library, 1964-1976 2 20
Documents, miscellaneous-food pantry, 1983-1984 2 21
Documents, Young Folks Circle, 1900 2 22
Finances, Gleaners, 1925-1951 2 23
Finances, Gleaners, 1972-1975 2 24
Guest books, church, 1953-1957 2 25
Guest books, church, 1956-1958 2 26
Information, member, 1941, 1969-1972 2 27
Laws, church, n.d. 2 28
Ledger, cash account, 1929-1934 2 29
Ledger, cash account, 1935-1936 2 30
Ledger, debit, 1929-1933 2 31
Ledger, disbursements, 1946-1950 2 32
Ledger, disbursements, 1940-1945 2 33
Ledger, receipts and disbursements, 1913-1933 2 34
Ledger, receipts and disbursements, 1953-1968 3 35
Ledger, receipts, 1936-1940 3 36
Ledger, receipts, 1940-1945 3 37
Meeting minutes, Alpha League, 1944-1954 3 38
Meeting minutes, Annual Business, 1871 3 39
Meeting minutes, Board of Deacons, 1919-1927 3 40
Meeting minutes, Board of Deacons, 1928-1936 3 41
Meeting minutes, Board of Deacons, 1932-1933 3 42
Meeting minutes, Board of Trustees, 1919-1924 3 43
Meeting minutes, Board of Trustees, 1924-1933 3 44
Meeting minutes, Board of Trustees/Church Council, 1937-1939 3 45
Meeting minutes, Church, 1911-1919 3 46
Meeting minutes, Church Council, 1939-1940 3 47
Meeting minutes, Church Council, 1941-1944 4 48
Meeting minutes, Church Council, 1945, 1947-1949 4 49
Meeting minutes, Church Council, 1950-1953 4 50
Meeting minutes, Church Council, 1954 4 51
Meeting minutes, Congregational, 1923-1939 4 52
Meeting minutes, Congregational, 1939-1949 4 53
Meeting minutes, Congregational, 1950-1959 4 54
Meeting minutes, Gleaners, 1923-1929 4 55
Meeting minutes, Gleaners, 1929-1934 4 56
Meeting minutes, Gleaners, 1940-1951 4 57
Meeting minutes, Gleaners, 1952-1961 4 58
Meeting minutes, Gleaners, 1967-1972 4 59
Meeting minutes, Ladies of the Congregation, 1914-1923 4 60
Meeting minutes, Norwegian church, 1875 5 61
Meeting minutes, Norwegian church, 1894-1922 5 62
Payroll, 1972-1977 5 63
Programs, event Gleaner, 1949-1964 5 64
Programs, event miscellaneous, 1947-1992 5 65
Programs, Planning Conference, 1954-1956 5 66
Properties, 3921 W. Highland Ave., 1954-1962 5 67
Properties, miscellaneous documents, 1897-1972 5 68
Properties, 1214 S. 9th Street, 1894-1953 5 69
Properties, 4500 W. Oklahoma Ave., 1949-1950 5 70
Properties, 831 W. Scott, 1905-1954 5 71
Properties, 835 W. Scott, 1949-1951 5 72
Properties, 829 W. Scott, 1923-1953 5 73
Properties, 726 N. 31st Street, 1955-1971 5 74
Properties, 3017 W. Wells, 1923-1960 5 75
Properties, 3021 W. Wells, 1949-1979 5 76
Properties, 3046 W. Wisconsin Ave., 1864-1989 5 77
Properties, 3034 W. Wisconsin Ave., 1888-1963 5 78
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., blueprints, 1951-1957 5 79
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., construction, 1948-1955 5 80
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., dedication, 1954 5 81
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave.,  donations, 1952-1957 6 82
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., financial records, 1939-1972 6 83
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., furniture & decorations, 1950-1955 6 84
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., invoices, 1951-1954 6 85
Properties, 3022 W. Wisconsin Ave., miscellaneous, 1946-1971 6 86
Records, baptismal, 1860-1873 6 87
Reports, financial, 1932-1933, 1948 6 88
Reports, membership Gleaners, 1943-1955 6 89
Yearbooks, National Lutheran, 1941-1948 6 90
Yearbooks, National Lutheran, 1951-1952 6 91
     
OVERSIZE ITEMS LOCATION
Journal, cash, 1929-1934 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, cash, 1934-1938 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, cash, 1939-1950 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, disbursements, 1950-1954 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, disbursements, 1954-1956 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, disbursements, 1957-1958 ER, Sh. 96
Journal, receipts, 1950-1955 ER, Sh. 96
Scrapbook, articles, 1946-1961 ER, Sh. 96
Scrapbook, Senior Center, 1968-1970 ER, Sh. 96

 


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