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American Association of University Professors, Augustana College Chapter records

Identifier: MSS 252


This collection contains information concerning the American Association of University Professors, a national organization formed in 1915 that is concerned with issues facing professors on both a national, state, and local level. These issues range from academic freedom, tenure issues, and ideas about suitable salary and hours of classroom instruction. The American Association of University Professors, Augustana Chapter records contain publications, annual meeting notes, membership reports, and policy reports from national meetings, 1956-1975. There is a series with the Illinois’ conference constitution, annual meeting notes, and publications ranging from 1955 until 1977. Also contained in this collection are the notes from the Augustana Chapter. Included in this part of the collection are meeting minutes, the constitution, newsletters, and some varied correspondences with dates ranging from 1936 until 1983.


  • circa 1936-1983


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This is an unprocessed collection. A detailed description of its contents is currently unavailable. For information about accessing this collection, please contact Special Collections well in advance of any planned research visit. Be advised that preparing unprocessed collections for research may take up to six months.


3.4 Cubic Feet (/ 12 boxes)

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Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States