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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Business College


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Augustana Business College and School of Phonography records

Identifier: MSS 36
Abstract The Augustana Business College was established in 1888 in order to instruct students in the particulars of starting and running a business. Students took courses in typing, shorthand, finances, business law, business writing, mathematics, and business correspondence, among others. The college was eventually renamed the Commercial Department. The School of Phonography and Typewriting was established to train students to be stenographers and secretaries. They took many of the same courses as...
Dates: circa 1889-1923

Frank Theodore Hillstrom papers

Identifier: MSS 403

Frank Theodore Hillstrom was a graduate of Augustana Business College in 1896 and Des Moines Business College in 1899. He was active in the lumber industry in Colorado and New Mexico. This collection primarily relates to Hillstrom's early life and includes papers from his time at Augustana Business College, postcards, and photographs of his family and home.

Dates: 1887-circa 1910s and undated

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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 1
Families -- New Mexico -- Farmington 1
Lumber trade -- New Mexico 1