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Netta Bartholomew Anderson papers

Identifier: MSS 19a
Abstract Netta C. Bartholomew Anderson was one of the first six women to graduate from Augustana College, earning her degree in 1894. She was active in student groups at Augustana and remained active in the Rock Island community and with the Augustana Alumni Association after graduating. She was an early proponent of women's rights and a prolific writer and researcher. Her topics of interest included the role of women in society, women's history, Rock Island County history, and early Illinois...
Dates: 1831-1959 and undated

Gustav Andreen and family papers

Identifier: MSS 4
Abstract Gustav Andreen was the fourth president of Augustana College as well as its longest-serving president, having held office from 1901 to 1935. Andreen was the first Augustana president to be born in the United States, to have graduated from Augustana, and to serve more than 30 years. Andreen was also responsible for creating an organized fundraising campaign to establish a college endowment. During his time at Augustana, Andreen created a formal geology department, raised over $1 million for...
Dates: 1835-1964 and undated

Collection of Augustana College exhibition materials

Identifier: MSS 200

The collection of Augustana College exhibition materials, 1869-1960 and undated, contains college records, promotional materials, programs, and other papers apparently collected for an exhibition relative to the history of Augustana College.

Dates: 1869-1960 and undated

Omicron Delta Kappa records

Identifier: MSS 276

The Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society was founded at Washington and Lee University in 1914. The Augustana College chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, referred to as the Augustana “circle” by the society, was established in 1962 by eleven students and six faculty members. The Omicron Delta Kappa records, 1957-1976 and undated, includes booklets, meeting minutes, chapter and national correspondence, newspaper clippings, bulletins, and membership criteria.

Dates: 1957-1976 and undated

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