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Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Anniversaries and celebrations collection

Identifier: MSS 179
Abstract The Anniversaries and celebrations collection, 1882-2011 and undated, contains materials related to various anniversary events and commemorations involving the Augustana College community, including events both directly and indirectly related to the college. The collection represents the following events: The 400th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s Birth, 1883, The Jubilee celebrating the 1593 Uppsala Synod, 1893, The Augustana College 50th Anniversary Jubilee, 1910, The Augustana College 75th...
Dates: 1882-2011 and undated

Augustana Foreign Missionary Society records

Identifier: MSS 247
Abstract The Augustana Foreign Missionary Society was founded by students at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois in 1886. Members of the Augustana Synod had been searching for a way to involve the church in missionary work, and the founding students enthusiastically took on the task. In 1895, the Society was given a state charter of incorporation. The Augustana Foreign Missionary Society records contains a state charter of incorporation, minutes, treasurer's records, membership records, annual...
Dates: 1886-1961

Jenny Lind Chapel records

Identifier: MSS 168
Abstract The Jenny Lind Chapel was the first house of worship built by and for a Swedish Lutheran congregation in Andover, Illinois. Pastor Lars Esbjörn and ten Swedish settlers founded the congregation in the fall of 1850. The chapel still stands and holds services as of 2016. The Jenny Lind Chapel records, 1851-1987 and undated (bulk 1962-1987), contains church documents, news clippings, photographs, and ephemera. Records have been arranged into five series: Church Services, Committees,...
Dates: 1851-1987 and undated; Majority of material found in 1962-1987

Ross Paulson papers

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)

Trinity Lutheran Church records

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)

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Sweden -- Emigration and immigration 3
Swedish American Lutherans 3
Swedish Americans 3
Lutheran church buildings 2
Moline (Ill.) -- History 2
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Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Anniversaries, etc. 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- History 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Societies, etc. 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 1
Black power 1
Church fund raising 1
Church history -- Historiography 1
Church work with students 1
Church work with teenagers 1
Church work with youth 1
College students, Black 1
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America -- Clergy 1
Feminism -- United States 1
First-wave feminism 1
Fund raising -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 1
Greek letter societies 1
History -- Study and teaching 1
Lutheran church -- Illinois -- Andover 1
Lutheran church -- Illinois -- Moline 1
Missionaries 1
Oral history 1
Persian Gulf War, 1991 1
Political science -- Study and teaching 1
Politics, Practical 1
Prohibition 1
Racism 1
Reformation -- Anniversaries, etc. 1
Rhetoric -- Study and teaching 1
Second-wave feminism 1
Student movements 1
Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Sunday schools -- Illinois 1
Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
Women -- Biography 1
Women -- History 1
Women in the Lutheran Church 1
Women's rights -- United States 1
Women's studies -- Study and teaching -- United States 1
Women's studies -- United States -- 20th century 1
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