Manuscript Collections

Personal Paper and Vertical File manuscripts are located in the Lutheran Archives Center closed stacks and are available for research. Please consult our archivist for more information and access.

Personal Papers

Full descriptive inventories for large collections of personal papers, manuscripts, faculty/theologian/church worker papers, and organizations. Some collections have an accompanying finding aid. Personal papers are generally most useful to academic researchers studying specific topics in church history or theology. 

Click here to view finding aids for Personal Paper collections.

Vertical File Papers (Ongoing)

An alphabetical listing of single folder manuscript and reference materials including people, organizations, congregations, and various subjects. This collection is being regularly added to as material is processed. Please consult the archivist for more information.