Finnish-American Historical Archives, Finlandia University, Hancock, Michigan


Unpublished materials (correspondence, journals, reports, personal collections) are stored in archival cartons at the Finnish-American Historical Archives. Below is a rough list of the content of the cartons. The list was copied in August 1999.

Manuscript Carton A - G

A Suomi Synod  
A-1 Correspondence to JJ Hoikka, Pastor  
A-1a Hoikka scrapbooks  
A-2 Early Files of the Suomi Synod Office 1890-1915  
A-3 Synod Office Files 1927-1950  
A-4 Synod Office Files 1927-1950  
A-5 Suomi Synod Archives File AELC, AM Bible Soc., Suomi Synod, Augustanan Church Bro'Hood A-H  
A-6 Suomi Synod Files collected by RW Wargelin  
A-7 National Lutheran Council Pastors' Pension  
A-8 Suomi Synod Office Correspondence P-W  
A-9 Consistory Files 1954-1962, Const Revision Comm Misc  
A-10 Consistory Minutes 1890-1962 (complete) on microfilm  
A-11 Church Convention Minutes 1890-1950 of SS early files  
A-12 RW Wargelin Collection 1962  
A-13 Journal (handwritten) SS Copper Country Pastors' Families 1955-1962  
A-14 Pastoral Letters of RW Wargelin  
A-15 Home Missions 1916-1948  
A-16 Home Missions 1948-1962  
A-17 Book Concern (publishing)  
A-18 Suomi Seminary  
A-18b Suomi Seminary Concordia Theo Study  
A-19 Foreign Missions  
A-20 Brotherhood of SS, Parish Education, Luther League (see also A-43, A-46)
A-21 SS Pastors' Correspondence A-G  
A-22 SS Pastors' Correspondence H-I  
A-23 SS Pastors' Correspondence J-K  
A-24 SS Pastors' Correspondence K-M  
A-25 SS Pastors' Correspondence N-R  
A-26 SS Pastors' Correspondence S-V  
A-27 SS Pastors' Correspondence W-Z  
A-28 SS Congregations A-C  
A-29 SS Congregations D-H  
A-30 SS Congregations I-N  
A-31 SS Congregations N-S  
A-32 SS Congregations T-W  
A-33 Entire Files of the SS Lutheran Guild (see also A-45, A-39, A-47, B-5, B-6)
A-34 Minutes, Early Western Conference, Columbia, California, Michigan Illinois Conferences (see also A-47 - A-56
A-35 Eastern Conf. Files, & Lake Erie (see also A-47 to A-56)
A-36 Luther League Conferences (see A-38, A-40)  
A-37 Centennial of Finn. Ev Lutheranism in America 1976 Wargelin (see Ms Cartons Contents for A-1 to A-37)
A-38 Suomi Synod Luther League (see also A-40, A-36)
A-39 Suomi Synod Lutheran Guild statement/receipts  
A-40 Wargelin, Marianne Luther League Materials (see A-38)
A-41 Suomi Synod Missions Japan (see also A-42)
A-42 Foreign Mission Board Files  
A-43 SS Board of Parish Education Files, Evangelism Committee, Sunday School Minutes  
A-44 SS Pastors' bio Data MI Conf of Pastors Copper Country Pastors Wives  
A-45 SS Lutheran Women's Guild Pastors' Wives Publications & History  
A-46 SS Budgets, Ledgers, Minutes; Brotherhood 1889-1893  
A-47 SS Eastern Conf, Illinois Conf, Lu Guild, Bible Camp, Women's Guild  
A-48 SS Lake Erie Conference  
A-49 SS Western Conference California Conference  
A-50 SS Michigan Conference Bible Camp  
A-51a SS Michigan Conference  
A-52b SS Michigan Conference Rantapiiri  
A-52c SS Michigan Conference  
A-53 SS Michigan Conference  
A-54 SS Minnesota Conference  
A-55 SS Minnesota Conference  
A-56 SS Ohio-Penn  
A-57 California Berkeley Holy Trinity Lutheran  
A-58 California Berkeley Church of the Cross  
A-59 California Rocklin Loomis-Penryn Home Mission LA newsletter  
A-59b California Churches  
A-60a Illinois Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church (see also A-98, A-99, A-100, & Audio Cassettes)
A-60 Illinois DeKalb  
A-61 Illinois DeKalb  
A-62 Illinois DeKalb  
A-62+ Illinois DeKalb (see manuscript cartons contents)  
A-63 Maine Harrison-Pulkkila, Hebron, W. Minot, South Paris  
A-64 Massachusetts Allston-Brighton  
A-65 Massachusetts Norwood, West Barnstable  
A-66 Michigan Allouez, Ahmeek, Copper City, Baltic, South Range, Baraga  
A-67 Michigan Boston, Chassell  
A-68 Michigan Cooks, Daggett, Dodgeville, Eben  
A-69 Michigan East Tawas  
A-69b Michigan Detroit, St. John's Church 1919-1981  
A-69c Michigan Marquette  
A-70 Michigan Ewen, Hancock, Onnela, Painesdale, Redridge, Freda, Beacon Hill  
A-71a Michigan Pelkie, Nisula, Elo  
A-71b Michigan Pelkie, Nisula, Elo  
A-71c Michigan Pelkie, Nisula, Elo  
A-72 Minnesota Aitkin, Valparaiso, Rossburg, Brainerd, Duluth  
A-72a Minnesota Cloquet  
A-73 Minnesota Ely, Gilbert, Middle River (see also A-96)
A-74 Minnesota Markham (wrapped)  
A-75 Minnesota Palo, St Louis River, Trout Lake, Bovey, Sparta (see contents list)
A-76 Minnesota Virginia  
A-77 Minnesota Virginia  
A-78 Mississippi Swartout, Pecan Laine, Girard, Jacksonville Ohio  
A-78b Mississippi Added material 7/1993  
A-79 SS Ohio Conneaut  
A-79a First Lutheran Church Burton, Ohio  
A-80 SS Ohio Conneaut  
A-80a SS Ohio Ashtabula  
A-81 SS Ohio Conneaut, Cleveland  
A-81a SS Ohio Girard  
A-82 SS Ohio Warren  
A-83 SS Ohio Warren  
A-84 SS Ohio Warren  
A-84a SS Ohio Warren St Mark Ev Lutheran (to 1987)  
A-84b Ohio/Pa Luther League  
A-84c Ohio/Pa Luther League  
A-85 SS Oregon Portland  
A-86 SS Pennsylvania Gassam, Glassport, Nanty Glo, Rankin, Walston  
A-87 SS Pennsylvania Monessen, New Castle  
A-88 SS Wisconsin Iron Belt, Superior  
A- SS Washington Toledo, Vader  
A-88a SS Wisconsin Owen/Withee  
A-89 SS Canada Cobalt, Kirkland Lake, Sudbury  
A-90 SS Michigan Newberry  
A-91a SS Michigan Kaleva, Bethany Lutheran  
A-91b SS Michigan Kaleva  
A-92 SS Montana Butte Evangelical Lutheran Church  
A-93a SS Michigan Republic (microfilmed 1990)
A-93b SS Michigan Republic  
A-93c SS Michigan Republic  
A-93d SS Michigan Republic  
A-94 SS Michigan Munising  
A-95 SS Michigan Green (Ont. County) Ev Lutheran Church  
A-96 SS Minnesota Middle River  
A-97 SS Publication The Way It Was. 1990 manuscript material
A-98a Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church  
A-98b Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church  
A-98c Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church  
A-98d Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church  
A-98e Chicago Trinity Lutheran Church  
A-99 Empty Worcester Massachusetts  
A-100 Empty  
A-101 South Dakota Cave Hills, Savo, Frederick  
A-102 Empty  
A-103 Duluth, Minnesota SS Lutheran Church  
B Other Churches  
B-1 Finnish Congregational Churches Ohio, Midwest Conf. Washington, Oregon  
B-2 Finnish Methodist Church Michigan  
B-3 Western Pennsylvania Merger, Minutes  
B-4 Calumet Finnish Lu Church Suomalais Seurakunta Also Faith Lutheran  
B-5 Pelkie Faith Lutheran Church 1962-1975 Esther Guild also A-71
B-6 Evangelical Lutheran Church Women St. John's Redford  
C Lutheran Chirch in America  
C-1 Lutheran Ch of America Pacific Northwest Synod  
C-2 LCA Suom Conf Files 1975 1981-84 Wargelin  
C-3 LCA Suom Conf Files 1962-1975 Wargelin  
C-4 LCA Suom Conf Files 1962-1975 Wargelin  
C-4a LCA Suom Conf Files 1976-1979 Wargelin  
C-5 LCA Writing in American Missions Wargelin  
C-6 Correspondence/Pastors to Wargelin 1962-1980  
C-7 Correspondence/Pastors to Wargelin  
C-8 Ministry Letters Wargelin 1936-1980  
C-9 Lutheran Radio Ministry Treas books, Misc 1956-1961  
C-10 LCA Suom Conf Files Rev. R Kemppainen 1973-1987  
C-11a Suomi Free Conf Rev. R Kemppainen 1975-1987  
C-11b Suomi Free Conf Rev. R Kemppainen 1963-1974  
C-12 Lake Superior Dist WI/U of MI Synod Deans  
C-13 California Conference Guild Suomi Synod  
C-14 Illinois Conference (rec'd Pastor Foltz, 1992)  
C-15 Kalevalaisten Majan Ishpeming Minuts  
C-16    
C-17    
C-18    
C-19    
C-20    
D Lutheran World Federation  
D-1 Lutheran World Federation  
E Individual Suomi Synod Pastors  
E-1 Aspholm, Edith Radio, Drama, Clpgs, Iron River MI  
E-2 Grove, John Finnish-American Red Cross Cleveland OH  
E-3 Haapanen, Alfred Scrapbooks, news clips  
E-4 Hoikka, JJ see microfilms
E-5 through E-12d Holmio, Armas K.E.  
E-13 Rautanen Scrapbook  
E-14 through E-20 Jasberg, Juho Heikki  
E-21 Kantola, John Hancock Businessman  
E-22 Luttinen, Matti/Tolonen/Saarisuu  
E-23 Makila, Hjalmar & Victor Correspondence  
E-24 Merijarvi, Matti/Eli/Lempi  
E-25 Pikkusaari, Lauri  
E-26 through E-30 Rautalehti, Alvar  
E-31 through E-33 Rautalehti, Thyra  
E-33b Wargelin, John  
E-34 Keljo, Kaarlo Rev.  
E-35 Lehto, Onni/Sulo/Waino Documents Kearsarge MI  
E-36 Piirainen, Risto & Anna Documents  
E-37    
E-38 Saarisuu, Arvi Henry  
E-38b Saarisuu, Arvi Henry  
E-39 Wargelin, RW Scrapbooks  
E-40 Wargelin, RW Scrapbooks  
E-41 Wargelin, RW Scrapbooks  
E-42 Hillila, Hugo 1888-1954 Ministerial Acts 1918-1954  
E-43 through E-46 Haapanen, Alfred & Alma Scrapbooks  
E-47 through E-47d Koski Onni A.  
E-47e Koski Olga E. (Mrs Onni) (See Collections of over 25 cartons)
E-48 Nikander, J. K.  
E-49 Hanninen, Viljo  
E-50a Isaac, Edward J. Finnish Radio Sermons  
E-50b Isaac, Edward J.  
E-50c Keljo/Isaac 10/98  
E-51a Kemppainen, Rudolph  
E-52a Rautanen, Viljo  
E-53 Rautanen, Viljo  
E-54 Autere, Samuel V. (v. 1-5)  
E-55 Halinen, Martin Scrapbook  
E-55a Halinen, Martin  
E-56 Pastors' Miscellaneous Letters  
E-57 Pastor Otto Maki (8/1997)  
E-58 Empty  
E-59 Empty  
E-60 Jalkanen, Ralph J. Ministry  
E-70 Eloheimo, J. W. (also see disk)
E-80 Ilmonen, Salomon  
E-80b Ilmonen, Salomon  
E-90 Rankinen, E. Olaf reserved
F Suomi College (also Category Y)  
F-1 to F-23 a, b, c, d, e Suomi College early materials  
G Finnish Lutheran Book Concern  
G-1 Finnish Lutheran Book Concern Publishers  
G-2 Finnish Lutheran Book Concern Publishers  
G-3 Finnish Lutheran Book Concern Publishers