Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 67
Abstract The Collection of Augustana College buildings and grounds records, 1884-2012 and undated, was assembled by Special Collections staff to document the changing nature of the Augustana College campus. The collection contains materials related to various campus buildings, structures, construction projects, and facilities. Materials primarily include blueprints, floorplans, building sketches, photographs, building dedication programs, building histories, film and video footage, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1884-2012 and undated
Identifier: MSS 364
Abstract Augustana College was founded by Swedish Lutherans in Chicago as Augustana Theological Seminary in 1860. The Augustana College charter and constitutions contains 1869 charter as well as several stages of the constitution.
Dates: 1869-1898, 1966, 1977
Identifier: MSS 380
Abstract The Augustana College Jazz Festival ran from 1972 to 1995 and offered Quad City Area high school jazz bands and musicians the opportunity to perform on the college stage. The Augustana College Jazz Festival records primarily contain binders of photographs of the various jazz bands that participated in the festival from 1986-1995. Also included is a folder of enclosures, 1990-1994 and undated, which were removed from the binders.
Dates: 1986-1995 and undated
Identifier: MSS 150
Abstract Erland Levi Borg was an Augustana alumnus and Lutheran minister. The Erland Levi Borg papers, 1926-1993 and undated, contains articles, pamphlets, receipts, music uniforms, and paraphernalia regarding the Augustana Concert Band European Tour of 1928 and other campus organizations. There is also biographical information regarding Borg's life after Augustana and photographs of Band Tour Reunions. Materials have been arranged into series according to accession date.
Dates: 1926-1993 and undated
Identifier: MSS 400
Abstract Discrete oversize items, circa 15th century-2016 and undated, contains oversize flat items, rolled items, and framed items primarily relating to Augustana College and local history. Materials include maps, posters, book and manuscript pages, newsclippings, subject files, portraits, photographs, art prints, building sketches, and advertisements. The items in this collection were collected by Special Collections staff over a period of several decades. Materials largely relate to Augustana College...
Dates: circa 1400s-2016 and undated
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
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)
Identifier: MSS 354
Abstract In 1918, the state of Illinois celebrated its centennial with a state fair in Springfield. Several colleges and universities contributed booths to the fair, and Augustana College's booth was awarded a bronze medal for best exhibition. The Illinois Centennial State Fair collection, 1918, contains a bronze medal given to Augustana College for Best Exhibit by an Illinois College, news clippings from Augustana College publications, and a guest register.
Identifier: MSS 385
Abstract The Augustana College Special Collections local history collection was compiled over the course of several decades by Special Collections staff. These materials, primarily ephemeral in nature, document the history of the Quad Cities, Illinois, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Particular attention is paid to local businesses and organizations, and the materials predominantly date from the late 19th century to the mid-twentieth century, although more recent documents can often be found in the...
Dates: 1713-2017 and undated
Identifier: MSS 291
Abstract Oral history interviews, 1980-2014 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: 1980-2014 and undated