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Erleen Lindeman scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 198

Scope and Contents

The Erleen Lindeman scrapbook, 1941-1943, contains keepsakes and photographs from Lindeman's time at Augustana. Included are programs from concerts and events on campus, invitations to sorority events, bulletins, and handbooks dating from the early 1940s, as well as photographs of Lindeman with friends at school and on vacation in California, New York and other locations. There is also a copy of a letter offering Lindeman a job in Salina Public Schools in Salina, Kansas.

Dates

  • 1941-1943

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from Augustana College Special Collections and the copyright holder.

Historical Note

Erleen “Lindy” Lindeman transferred to Augustana College in 1941 after completing her first two years at Bethany College. She graduated in 1943 with a degree in English. While at Augustana, she sang in the Augustana Choir and Handel Oratorio Society. She was very involved in religious organizations and was a member of the Lutheran Student Association, Religious Board, Campus Devotion, and Berean Bible Class of which she was president her senior year. She participated in the Women’s Athletic Association, Women’s League, and the Augustana Art Association. Lindeman was also a member of Phi Kappa Delta, the professional education honorary, and the Kappa Tau sorority, for which she served as treasurer in the fall of her senior year.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (/ 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Erleen “Lindy” Lindeman transferred to Augustana College in 1941 after completing her first two years at Bethany College. She graduated in 1943 with a degree in English. While at Augustana, she sang in the Augustana Choir and Handel Oratorio Society, participated in a number of religious organizations, athletic groups, and women's clubs, and was a member of the Kappa Tau sorority. The Erleen Lindeman scrapbook, 1941-1943, contains keepsakes and pictures from her time at Augustana. The scrapbook includes programs from concerts and events on campus, invitations to sorority events, bulletins, and handbooks dating from the early 1940s.

Arrangement

Lindeman's scrapbook was created and is maintained in its original order by theme (such as musical programs and sorority invitations). Unattached items were placed in the scrapbook according to the theme of the page.

Custodial History

This scrapbook was found in a house near Sorensen Hall that was about to be torn down. There is no information on how the scrapbooks came in the possession of Augustana College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Julia G. Westblade, 2011. Updated by Special Collections staff, 2013. Revised by Atticus Garrison, April 2016.

Title
Erleen Lindeman scrapbook, 1941-1943.
Status
Completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
April 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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