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Discrete oversize items

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 400
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. These items have been arranged into three series: Augustana College, 1886-2014 and undated, local history, 1845-2009 and undated, and other papers, circa 15th century-circa 2000s and undated.

Dates

  • circa 1400s-2016 and undated

Language of Materials

English, German, Swedish, and Latin

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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

71 Items (/ 46 oversize folders, 26 framed items, and 2 rolled items)

Overview

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 College and the Quad Cities area/Midwest region, but also included are some internationally significant items, probably removed from Special Collections books.

Historical Note

The items in this collection were collected by Special Collections staff over a period of several decades. Materials largely relate to Augustana College and the Quad Cities area/Midwest region, but also included are some internationally significant items, probably removed from Special Collections books.

Arrangement

Like materials have been grouped together into three series. Materials have further been arranged into subseries, with folders usually arranged in alphabetical order within subseries. Materials within folders are arranged chronologically, with undated items at the back of the folder.

Custodial History

Materials in this collection have been described together to facilitate access; however, the items themselves existed separately from each other prior to the creation of this finding aid. In Summer 2016, an inventory of Special Collections' oversize items (which had previously been separated from their parent collections or existed with no provenance whatsoever) led to materials being reintegrated with their parent collections when possible. Orphan items discovered during this inventory have been grouped together and described here.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Existence and Location of Originals

Some materials in this collection (particularly maps and newsclippings) are photocopies. The location of the original items is unknown.

Related Materials

MSS 67 Collection of Augustana College Buildings and Grounds records MSS 385 Local history collection

Processing Information

Processed by Samantha Crisp, July 2016.
Title
Discrete oversize items, circa 15th century-2016 and undated.
Status
in_progress
Author
Samantha Crisp
Date
July 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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