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R. M. Coultas papers

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Identifier: MSS 346
Abstract Robert Maine Coultas was born on 24 November 1918 in Moline, Illinois. He did some undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before graduating from Augustana College with a degree in music. Coultas enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve in 1942 and served in many different positions throughout the war, including tours of active duty in Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific Theater. The R. M. Coultas papers, 1940-1955 and undated, contains correspondence...
Dates: 1940-1955 and undated

Charlotte Odman papers

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Identifier: MSS 63
Abstract Charlotte J. Odman attended Augustana College from 1934 to 1938. After graduating, Odman worked for the Augustana Book Concern in Rock Island, Illinois, and later at the Board of Publication of the Lutheran Church of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the co-editor of the weekly Lutheran Companion and a co-author of The Home Altar, among other Lutheran publications. The Charlotte Odman papers, 1908-1990 and undated, includes personal postcards, Odman's writings for the Augustana...
Dates: 1908-1990 and undated

Oral history interviews

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Identifier: MSS 291
Abstract Oral history interviews, 1980-2021 and undated, contains recordings and transcripts from several oral history projects conducted by or in conjunction with Augustana College. Many of these projects were conducted by students for HIST369, Oral History and Testimonio, from 2008 to 2014. Interview topics include Latino leadership in the Quad Cities, World War II in the Quad Cities, remembrances of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Augustana College history, recollections of Augustana College...
Dates: 1980-2021 and undated

Roger W. Peterson photographs

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Identifier: MSS 363
Abstract

Roger w. Peterson was a 1947 graduate of Augustana College. In 1963, after serving as vice-president of Marshall Erdman and Associates he because Augustana’s first director of development. Peterson then returned to Marshall Erdman. This collection includes photographs of Peterson, including his time in the military during World War II and his time at Augustana both as a student and administrator.

Dates: circa 1940s-1950s

Pi Upsilon Gamma newsletters

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Identifier: MSS 398
Abstract

Pi Upsilon Gamma was a fraternity active at Augustana College from 1916 to 1993, when its charter was revoked due to violations of the college hazing policy. This collection consists of one box of newsletters entitled the “Pug Service Growler.” This newsletter was distributed to PUG members and alumni during and immediately following World War II to update the membership on the wartime activities, locations, and deaths of members serving in the armed forces.

Dates: December 1943-September 1946

Thomas W. Sims papers

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Identifier: MSS 88
Abstract Thomas W. Sims received his bachelor's degree in English at Augustana College in 1936. He served overseas in the Army during World War II in the ordnance department. Later, he served as an Assistant Professor of English at Southwestern Louisiana University and a reference librarian at Augustana College. The Thomas W. Sims papers date from approximately 1932-1994. The Thomas W. Sims papers, 1931-1994 and undated, contain Sims's personal papers, correspondence (including World War II letters),...
Dates: 1931-1994 and undated

Swanson family papers

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Identifier: MSS 391
Abstract This collection relates to various members of the Swanson family, whose patriarch, David Verner Swanson was a minister in the Augustana Lutheran Church. Several members of the Swanson family, including Verner, his sons Alan and Vernon, and Vernon's wife Audrey, attended Augustana College, and many of the materials in the collection relate to their experiences on campus. Most notably, Audrey, a member of Chi Omega Gamma, created a scrapbook documenting life at Augustana during Worl War II,...
Dates: 1911-1995 and undated

Collection on World War II

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Identifier: MSS 99
Abstract The collection on World War II, 1913-1957 and undated (bulk 1939-1945), is a collection of primarily published documents disseminated throughout the war to members of the public. It was most likely assembled as a study collection by an Augustana College faculty member or librarian. The collection is organized into five series: Nazi occupation, United States, Allies, Other, and Audiovisual materials. Materials in this collection include government publications, essays, and international...
Dates: 1913-1957 and undated; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

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