Olsson, Olof, 1841-1900
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of Augustana College exhibition materials
Identifier: MSS 200
The collection of Augustana College exhibition materials, 1869-1960 and undated, contains college records, promotional materials, programs, and other papers apparently collected for an exhibition relative to the history of Augustana College.
Dates: 1869-1960 and undated
Discrete oversize items
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...
Dates: circa 1400s-2016 and undated
Olof Olsson family papers
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