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Ken Brink collection of Black Hawk Hiking Club slides

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 61
The Ken Brink collection of Black Hawk Hiking Club slides dates from 1962 to 1995. The collection contains 35mm slide photographs taken by Brink during the Big Hikes he attended. The club traveled to a variety of domestic and international destinations for these trips, including Glacier National Park, the Grand Canyon, Canada, and Russia.

Dates

  • 1962-1995 and undated

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Overview

Ken Brink (1913-2001) was a lifelong resident of Moline and spent his professional life as a cost accountant at John Deere. He was an active member of Plymouth Congregational Church, where his father was the minister, until the church dissolved. Brink then became a member of First Congregational Church, where he continued to be an active member of the congregation and the church choir. Always an outdoors man, Brink joined the Black Hawk Hiking Club in the late 1940s. He was a 50-year member of the Club, and he participated in numerous "Big Hikes" over a span of three decades. The Ken Brink collection of Black Hawk Hiking Club slides dates from 1962 to 1995. The collection contains 35mm slide photgraphs taken during the Big Hikes Brink attended nationally and internationally, including images of Glacier National Park, the Grand Canyon, Russia, and Canada.

Historical Note

Ken Brink (1913-2001) was a lifelong resident of Moline and spent his professional life as a cost accountant at John Deere. He was an active member of Plymouth Congregational Church, where his father was the minister, until the church dissolved. Brink then became a member of First Congregational Church, where he continued to be an active member of the congregation and the church choir. Always an outdoors man, Brink joined the Black Hawk Hiking Club in the late 1940s. He was a 50-year member of the Club, and he participated in numerous "Big Hikes" over a span of three decades. Brink, in his retirement, volunteered at Augustana College Special Collections.

Arrangement

Original order has been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Harold Brink, 2001.

Related Materials

MSS 303 Black Hawk Hiking Club records MSS 27 John Henry Hauberg Papers

Processing Information

Processed by Lisa Beane, 2002. Revised by Emily Hughes Dominick, 2006, and Atticus Garrison, June 2016.
Title
Ken Brink collection of Black Hawk Hiking Club slides, 1962-1995 and undated.
Status
completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
June 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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