Course catalogs typically include descriptions of individual courses to be offered in the upcoming academic year. The information included in the catalogs differ by year. Early years included lists of faculty and tuition information. More recent catalogs include general information about the University including campus maps and building information, information on University administrative offices, and other details.
The Papers of Dr. Janet Rasmussen include information on her time as a Professor at PLU, Director of the Wang Center, and Dean of Humanities. Research files and materials related to her study of Scandinavian immigration to the US are also included.
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.