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Netta Bartholomew Anderson papers

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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

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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

Carr and Lukens family papers

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Identifier: MSS 119
Abstract

The Carr and Lukens families were prominent figures in Rock Island County in the 19th and 20th centuries, and they were among the first families to settle in the area. The Carr and Lukens family papers are arranged into seven series: Correspondence, 1837-1924 and undated; Writings and drawings, 1850-1918; Financial records, 1829-1946 (bulk 1837-1869); Genealogical data, 1905-1968 and undated; Printed material, 1805-1981; Photographs, circa 1860s-1970 and undated; and Realia.

Dates: 1805-1981 and undated

The Lars Paul Esbjörn and Esbjörn family papers

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Identifier: MSS 1
Abstract The Lars Paul Esbjörn and Esbjörn family papers primarily documents the personal and professional life of the first president of Augustana College, Lars Paul Esbjörn. Esbjörn was born in Sweden in 1808 and immigrated to America in 1849. In 1860, he became the first president of Augustana College, and remained in this position until 1863, when the college was moved to Paxton, Illinois. That same year, Esbjörn returned to Sweden where he lived until his death in 1870. His papers include...
Dates: 1778-1982 and undated

John Henry Hauberg glass plate images

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Identifier: MSS 27-(images)
Abstract

John Henry Hauberg was a prolific researcher and photographer active in the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The John Henry Hauberg glass plate images, 1880-1947 and undated, contains roughly 8,000 glass plate images photographed by John Hauberg over the course of his life.

Dates: 1880-1947 and undated

John Henry Hauberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 27
Abstract John Henry Hauberg was a businessman, philanthropist, civic organizer, researcher, and photographer active in Rock Island and the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hauberg and his wife, Susanne Denkmann Hauberg, were very active in the Quad Cities community, serving on many advisory boards and organizing dozens of philanthropic initiatives. Hauberg was also an avid photographer, capturing some 100,000 photographs over the course of his life. The John Henry Hauberg...
Dates: 1773-1998 and undated; (bulk 1857-1955)

Jules G. U. Mauritzson papers

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Identifier: MSS 123
Abstract Jules Göthe Ultimus Mauritzson was born in Sweden and immigrated to the United States in 1895. He graduated from Augustana College and became a pastor before serving as the head of Augustana's department of Swedish language and literature from 1901 until his death in 1930. The Jules G. U. Mauritzson papers, 1841-1992 and undated, includes Mauritzson’s vital records, sermons, lectures, teaching materials, programs and publications from his student life in Sweden, a scrapbook, memorabilia, and...
Dates: 1841-1992 and undated

McMurphy family papers

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Identifier: MSS 326
Abstract Members of the McMurphy family were important players in the settlement of Rock Island County, Illinois, in the early to mid-19th century. The McMurphy family papers contains documents relating to the personal and professional lives of two generations of McMurphys in Rock Island County, Illinois, including legal documents, financial records, and correspondence. The papers are arranged by individual family member in the following series: George Rodney McMurphy papers, 1828-1884; George W....
Dates: 1828-1971 and undated

Olof Olsson family papers

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Identifier: MSS 3
Abstract The Olof Olsson Family Papers documents the personal and private life of the third President of Augustana College, Olof Olsson, and his family. Olof Olsson was born in Sweden in 1841. He and his wife, Anna Lisa Olsson, emigrated from Sweden to the United States in 1869. In 1876 Olof Olsson was offered a professorship at Augustana College and Theological Seminary, Rock Island, Illinois. In 1891, Olsson was unanimously elected to the Augustana College presidency, a position he held until his...
Dates: 1861-1943, 1993 and undated

Alice Elizabeth Schall diary

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Identifier: MSS 96
Abstract Alice Elizabeth Schall was born in 1860, the daughter of John Schall, a second generation German landowner and farmer, and Matilda Ann Cunningham Schall, an Irish immigrant. She attended Immaculate Conception Academy in Davenport, Iowa, then moved to Coe Township near Port Byron, Illinois, to live with her family. The Alice Elizabeth Schall diary dates from 1 January 1880 to 31 December 1880. In this diary, Schall writes about the events of her everyday life and the things that are important...
Dates: 1 January 1880-31 December 1880

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Page, Fay Hauberg 2
Sweeney, Catherine Denkmann Hauberg, 1914-1995 2
United Sunday School Boys Band 2
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Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 1
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