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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Emil Alfred Swanson papers

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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

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

Samuel Frederick Telleen photograph album

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Identifier: MSS 413
Abstract

The Samuel Frederick Telleen photograph album contains photographs from S. Frederick Telleen's activities as a layperson in the Lutheran Church in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s as well as a photograph of the Augustana College Class of 1895 at their 50th reunion in 1945. Telleen attended Augustana College and Theological Seminary from 1892 to 1895, graduated with a Bachelor's degree, and became a banker and active member of the Lutheran Church in New York.

Dates: 1935-1952 and undated

Trinity Lutheran Church records

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Identifier: MSS 407
Abstract Trinity Lutheran Church was founded in 1912 in Moline, Illinois, and continues to operate as of 2017. At the time of its founding, Trinity was one of the only English-speaking churches chartered with the Augustana Synod, a Swedish branch of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The church has strong historical ties to Augustana College, with its first three pastors having graduated from Augustana Theological Seminary and the precursor to its Sunday School program having been founded by...
Dates: 1854-2014 and undated; Majority of material found in ( 1912-2014)

J.E.W. Wallin and L.E. Jones correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 377
Abstract

L. E. Jones and J.E.W. Wallin were both Augustana College alumni. L.E. Jones corresponded frequently with Wallin under the auspices of the Augustana Alumni Association board and as alumni editor of the Augustana Observer. Their correspondence largely centers Wallin’s implorations to Jones to publish a bibliography of his work and Jones’s attempts to convince Wallin to contribute to the Observer.

Dates: 1916-1925

Sven Gustaf Youngert papers

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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