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Rasmus & Valborg Bogstad
Rasmus & Valborg Bogstad
TitleRasmus & Valborg Bogstad
DescriptionPresident Rasmus Bogstad and his wife, Valborg, pose for a formal portrait.
Date of OriginalNo later than 1930
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Couples
College administrators
Clothing & dress
Personal NameBogstad, Rasmus R., 1861-1947
Bogstad, Mrs. Valborg (Nelson), 1874-1959
Organization NameConcordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) - People
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item NumberP5220
Format of OriginalPhotographs
Dimensions of Original7 x 4.8 in.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryRasmus Bogstad was born in Norway in 1861 and immigrated to the United States in 1880. He attended Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and Northfield Seminary. He was ordained in 1890. Bogstad came to Concordia in 1891 and became the president in 1902 until 1909.
Valborg (Nelson) Bogstad was born on January 23, 1874 in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. She married Rasmus Bogstad on December 27, 1894. In 1912, the Bogstads moved to Washington until 1942 when Dr. Bogstad retired. The couple then returned to Fergus Falls for a couple of years before moving back to Washington where Dr. Bogstad passed away on May 21, 1947. Valborg died in July 1959 in Minnesota.
Repository InstitutionConcordia College Library, College Archives
Repository CollectionPhotographs 1891-1910, RG 31.11.1 FF 15
Credit LineCourtesy of the Concordia College Archives.
Rights ManagementImage in public domain.
Ordering InformationTo order a reproduction, inquire about permissions, or for information on prices, contact the Concordia College Archives.
Digital IDcc000121
Original SourcePhotographic print
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