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F-0235/2: Augustana College Band [silent] [Film], 1928

 File — AV Box: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Augustana College Band records, 1875-2013 and undated, consists of eight series: Programs, Minutes, Financial Records, Correspondence, Publicity, Other Bands, Video Recordings, and Sound Recordings.

The Programs series (1875-2013 and undated) consists of programs for band performances spanning nearly the entirety of the group's existence on campus.

The Minutes series (1882-1924) consists of two bound books containing the band constitution and minutes of Augustana Band meetings, which often occurred before band practice. Membership was limited mainly to band members.

The Financial Records series (1923-1928) consists of the Band Manager's records of expenses, including uniforms, instruments, booking fees, and logistics of touring.

The Correspondence series (1924-1930 and undated) mainly includes letters written by the band manager booking events, publicizing the band's touring schedule, or inquiring after financial matters.

The Publicity series (1923-1998 and undated) contains posters, flyers and newspaper clippings that advertise or review various band performances. A few of the earlier clippings are gathered in a scrapbook along with a written introduction.

The Other Bands series (1926, 1961 and undated) consists of programs and publicity from other college bands, including those from Valparaiso University, Luther College, and Gustavus Adolphus College.

The Video Recordings series (1928 and undated) contains documentary footage of the Augustana College Band's tour of Europe in 1928.

The Sound Recordings series (1958-1979 and undated) mainly includes recordings from the band's concert seasons in the 1960s and 1970s.


  • Creation: 1928


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


From the Collection: 5.1 Cubic Feet (/ 5 boxes and 4 AV boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States