Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)
- Usage: 1947-
- Usage: 1860 - 1947
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.