SAC P:151 Eugene Theodore Lindeen autobiography, 1948
Eugene Theodore Lindeen autobiography
May 18, 1948
Lindeen, Eugene Theodore, 1870-1958
Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America
Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.
The collection consists of a 4-page autobiography written by Augustana Synod pastor Eugene Theodore Lindeen on May 18, 1948 in Altona, Illinois. Lindeen was born in Swedesburg, Iowa in 1870. Lindeen was ordained in 1899 and served numerous Swedish-American Lutheran Churches in the Midwest.
RIGHTS AND ACCESS
Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open for research.
Reproduction and Use:
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the Swenson Center and the copyright holder.
[item identification], in SAC P:151 Eugene Theodore Lindeen autobiography, Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.
ACQUISITION AND RELATED MATERIALS
Lindeen sent the autobiography to Olof Z. Cervin who then gave it to the Augustana College Library. The library transferred the materials to the Swenson Center on January 27, 1984. Accession number T-xx63.
Formerly cataloged as Immig. 929.2 C337 e. Also formerly MSS P:151, it is unclear when the collection number changed. Collection was named “Eugene Theodore Lindeen papers” until July 2020.
Received by Kermit Westerberg in 1984. Entered into PastPerfect circa 2006. Finding Aid updated by Lisa Huntsha in July 2020.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Eugene Theodore Lindeen was born on April 6, 1870 on a farm east of Swedesburg, Iowa. He received a B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan in 1894 and an M.A. 1897. He attended the Augustana Seminary, graduating and ordained in 1899.
Lindeen served as pastor for the following churches: Gladstone, Michigan 1899-1901; Munterville, Iowa 1901-1909; Harcourt 1909-1915; Saronville, Nebraska 1915-1918; Monticello, Big Lake, Minnesota 1918-1919; Munterville, Iowa 1919-1922; and Henderson Grove, Illinois 1922-1932.
He married Anna M. Johnson in Swedesburg on June 28, 1899. They had 6 children. He died November 4, 1958.
Scope and Content:
The collection consists of a 4-page autobiography written by Augustana Synod pastor Eugene Theodore Lindeen on May 18, 1948 in Altona, Illinois.