This document is an Augsburg Seminary diploma that was presented in the 1880s. The diploma includes an engraving of the seminary's original Main Building which was destroyed by fire sometime before 1900. Diploma reads: Augsburg Seminary; Minneapolis, Minn. ... 188 ; Eksamens-Testimonium fra Augsburg Seminariums theologiske Fakultet; Hr. Kand. theol. ... har underkastet sig Eksamen ved Augsburg Seminarium og kan vi efter denne Pröve give ham vor Anbefaling som ... til det kirkelige Loere- og Praedike-Embede. Translation of diploma: Augsburg Seminary; Minneapolis, Minn. ... 188 ; The Certificate of the Exam from Augsburg Seminary's theological faculty; Mr. Candidate of Theology ... has undergone the exam at Augsburg Seminary and after this test we can give him a recommendation as [qualified, highly qualified, exceptional] to the churchly office of teaching and preaching.
Norwegian American Lutheranism, Augsburg Seminary (1893-1962), Luther Seminary (1994-present), Old Main (Augsburg Seminary)