Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Identifier: MSS 144
Abstract Dr. Ross E. Paulson was a history professor at Augustana College from 1962 to 1995. He specialized in American and European intellectual history, historiography, and interdisciplinary studies. During his time spent on Augustana’s campus, Paulson was very involved with the school. He served on many campus and faculty committees that served to improve the school’s academic system, student life, and overall organizational structure. Paulson researched and studied many of the relevant topics of...
Dates: 1930-2002 and undated; Majority of material found within ( 1958-2001)
Identifier: MSS 135
Abstract Gustav Stolpe (1833-1901) was a well-known and successful Swedish musician and composer by the time Augustana College invited him to direct its music program in 1882. Stolpe graduated from Stockholm, Sweden’s Royal Conservatory of Music with a degree of Music Director at the age of 22. He composed and performed music for organ, piano and violin and toured Sweden accompanying internationally recognized soprano, Jenny Lind. Stolpe ran the Conservatory of Music at Augustana from its inception...
Dates: 1884-1898 and undated
Identifier: MSS 134
Abstract Emil Swanson was born in 1891 in Sweden and came to Moline, Illinois in 1908. He received his B.A. from Augustana College in 1923. During his time in Moline, he worked at several vocations including store owner, school teacher, school principal, factory safety inspector, and apartment owner. The Emil Afred Swanson papers, 1908-1945 and undated, contains papers related to Swanson' emigration from Sweden, personal papers (including photographs and letters), a passenger list and other ephemera...
Dates: 1908-1945 and undated
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
Identifier: MSS 17
Abstract Johan August Udden was born in Sweden in 1859 and emigrated to America with his family at the age of 2. He attended St. Ansgar Academy in Minnesota from 1873-1876, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Augustana College in 1881. He returned to Augustana College to natural science and geology in 1888. While at Augustana, Udden supervised the geology museum, which had been started by Josua Lindahl. Also, he was leader for the Weatherman's Club (1903) which was the forerunner of the...
Dates: 1873-1987 and undated
Identifier: MSS 139
Abstract Sven Gustaf Youngert immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1886 at the age of 25. He studied at Augustana College and Theological Seminary for six years, until he was ordained as a minister in 1892. Throughout his life, he alternated between serving as a pastor for church parishes throughout the country and teaching at Augustana Theological Seminary. He served as the Vice President of Augustana College and Theological Seminary from 1920 to 1927 and as the Dean of the Seminary from...
Dates: 1883-1934 and undated