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Peterson, Melbert


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Black Hawk Hiking Club records

Identifier: MSS 303
Abstract The Black Hawk Hiking Club Records, 1918-2004 and undated, contain meeting minutes, membership records, bulletins, scrapbooks, slides, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and photographs. The Black Hawk Hiking Club was formed in 1920 as the Black Hawk Prairie Club, whose purpose was to promote outdoor recreation in the form of walks, outings, camping, and canoeing. With the election of John H. Hauberg as the club’s first president, the name was changed to the Black Hawk Hiking Club in 1923...
Dates: 1918-2004 and undated

Melbert Peterson collection on J. P. Magnusson

Identifier: MSS 84
Abstract John P. Magnusson was born December 12, 1872 and grew up in western Minnesota. He received his B. A. from Gustavus Adolphus College (1898), M. A. from University of Minnesota (1902), and Ph. D. in Chemistry from Cornell University (1907). Before accepting a professorship from Augustana College, Magnusson taught and worked in administration at several high schools and then was an instructor at Cornell while he finished his graduate studies. In 1907, Magnusson became professor of Chemistry at...
Dates: 1969-1984

Melbert E. Peterson papers

Identifier: MSS 344
Abstract Mel Peterson was born July 30, 1930, in Moline, Illinois, to Oscar and Jeanette Anderson Peterson. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Augustana College in 1953, and then obtained a master’s degree from the University of Illinois and a doctorate from Oklahoma State University. In 1958, Peterson joined the chemistry faculty at Augustana College. In 1988, Peterson became the director of the John Deere Planetarium & Carl Gamble Observatory at Augustana College, and continued to teach both...
Dates: circa 1933-2008

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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 1
Chemistry -- Study and teaching 1
Colorado -- Description and travel 1
Grand Teton National Park (Wyo.) 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) 1