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Carl Stamm Meyer Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0585

Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials on the Walther Sesquicentennial Committee, the Luther Institute, the Curriculum Commission, and other Lutheran education related matters.


  • 1946 - 1965


Biographical / Historical

Carl Meyer was born on 12 March 1907 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada. He graduated from Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis) in 1930. He then served as a pastor and a hospital chaplain in Rochester, Minnesota. In 1934 he accepted a call to become an instructor and registrar at Bethany College (Mankato, Minnesota). In 1934 he accepted the presidency of the Luther Institute in Chicago. Here he was also the superintendent of the Chicago Lutheran High School Association until 1952. He became a professor at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis), in 1954. Meyer was a member of many committees and a prolific writer aside from his duties as an educator and pastor. He served the LCMS and the Northern District as a member and chair of the Walther Sesquicentennial Committee, the Board for Higher Education's Curriculum Commission, the Board for Christian Education. He died on 17 December 1972.


19.06 Linear Feet (Forty-three 5" document boxes; three bound volumes; one 12"X12" box)

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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA