Collections, Galleries and Exhibits

Shaw-Olson Center for College History
The college archives’ web site is rich with material about the history of St. Olaf. Read stories about life on Manitou Heights, search the collections and Manitou Messenger databases, view online exhibits and even listen to clips of the college’s earliest “giants.”

Kierkegaard Library
The Howard and Edna Hong Kierkegaard Library is one of the major research libraries in the world for the study of thought of the Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard. The Hongs, St. Olaf alumni and internationally noted Kierkegaard scholars and translators, presented the library to St. Olaf College in 1976. Howard Hong is professor emeritus of philosophy.

Flaten Art Museum
The Flaten Art Museum in the Dittmann Center displays works by local, national and international professional artists.

Norwegian-American Historical Assocation (NAHA)
An archives of letters, papers, books, periodicals, and newspapers related to Norwegian-American life. Located in the Special Collections area of the Rolvaag Library building