The Papers of Walter C. Schnackenberg contains materials related to his career as Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University (1937-1973), detailing his scholarly work and leadership as a faculty member and key figure within various Lutheran organizations.
Christopher Browning received his B.A. degree from Oberlin College in 1967 and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1968 and 1975. He taught for 25 years at PLU before becoming the Frank Porter Graham Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He was there from 1999 through his retirement in 2014. Browning, author of 8 books on the Holocaust, was the J. B. and Maurice Shapiro Senior Scholar (1996) and Ina Levine Senior Scholar (2002-3) at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.