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Augustana College Social Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 52

Scope and Contents

The Augustana College Social Committee records, 1937-1948, primarily includes the group's meeting minutes. The minutes binder also includes loose miscellaneous items and letters regarding social matters.

Dates

  • 1937-1948

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

The Social Committee was organized in 1937, replacing the former Board of Control of Social Activities. The group claimed to "ignore organizational frontiers, including all students in its plans." At its inception, the student members of the committee were appointed by the executvie committee of the Students' Union, while faculty committee members were appointed by Dr. Bergendoff. The committee planned numerous all-school social events throughout the school year, including Halloween and Christmas parties and a Spring picnic.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Augustana College Social Committee was organized in 1937, replacing the former Board of Control of Social Activities. The group claimed to "ignore organizational frontiers, including all students in its plans." The committee planned numerous all-school social events throughout the school year, including Halloween and Christmas parties as well as a Spring picnic. This collection contains the group's meeting minutes from 1937 to 1948.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica C. Spinder, 2009. Revised by Atticus Garrison, June 2016.

Title
Augustana College Social Committee records, 1937-1948.
Status
In Progress
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
June 2016
Description rules
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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