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History of Loras College

Books about Loras College

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Farrington, Anthony. Loras College, 150 Years: The Excellence Continues. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1989.

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Friedl, Francis Peter. The Loras College Story: 150 Years. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press,1990.

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Friedl, Francis Peter. Loras Lore: or, Can You Remember Those Days In September? Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press, 2006.

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Hoffmann, M. M. The Story of Loras College, 1839-1939: The Oldest College in Iowa. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press, 1939.

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Naughton, Gail, Pam Jochum, Valorie Woerdehoff. The Tri-Colleges of Dubuque: Clarke College, Loras College, University of Dubuque: Impact on the Tri-State Community. October 1989 (based on calendar year 1988).


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Auge, Thomas E. Man of Deeds: Bishop Loras and the Upper Mississippi Valley Frontier. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College, 2008.

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Eulberg, Mary Thomas. The Rt. Rev. Mathias M. Hoffman, V.F., Whose World Was Others. 1989.

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Friedl, Francis P. One Good Shoe, One Bad Shoe: Stories I Have Wanted to Tell. Dubuque, Iowa: Brown- ROA, 1995.

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Friedl, Francis P. "Doc" Kammer Lives!: The Life and Times of the Famous (and Much Loved) Trainer at Loras College. Dubuque, Iowa: Quebecor Publishing, 2008.

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Friedl, Francis P. Loras Luminaries: Those Who Lit the Path for Others. Dubuque, Iowa: Worldcolor Press, 2009.

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Foundations: The Letters of Mathias Loras, D.D., Bishop of Dubuque. Transcribed, translated, and edited by Robert F. Klein. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press, 2004.

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Martin, Michael J. Up from the Earth: An Autobiography. 1987.

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Letters to a Pioneer Bishop: Correspondence to Mathias Loras, D.D., First Bishop of Loras. Compiled and edited by the Rev. Loras C. Otting. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press, 2009.

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Schulte, George Nichols. George N. Schulte: His Life, His Stories. Dubuque, Iowa: Loras College Press, 1988.

Articles about Loras College

Farrington, Anthony. "Loras Sesquicentennial, 1839 . . . It Was a Very Good Year!" Julien's Journal. 14 (August 1989), 22-26, 28-31.

Hoffmann, M. M. "St. Raphael's Seminary." Palimpsest. 20 (June 1939): 196-206.

Shaffer, James. "Loras and Clarke: Cousin Colleges." Iowan. 16 (Fall 1967): 4-11, 52.

Video Programs on Loras Topics

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