Augustana College Writers' Club records
Scope and Contents
The Augustana College Writers' Club records, 1947-1955 and undatd, contains a scrapbook spanning the years 1947-1955, and a student publication entitled "Loomings." Materials preserved in the scrapbook include member photographs, newspaper articles regarding SAGA and its annual award ceremony, and selections from Augustana Observer Christmas editions. The scrapbook is divided by year, and information about the club's executive board and highlights from the previous academic year are included at the beginning of each section. "Loomings" contains poems and short stories authored by Augustana students.
- 1947-1955 and undated
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The Augustana Writers' Club (Also written as Writer's and Writers) was founded in 1937 by English department head Dr. Henriette C.K. Naeseth. The club met regularly for coffee and book discussion. It also brought famous writers to campus and oversaw the publication of SAGA, the school's literary magazine. Augustana's student newspaper, the Observer, reserved an annual Christmas section in which Writers' Club members published poetry and prose about the holiday season.
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The Augustana Writers' Club (Also written as Writer's and Writers) was founded in 1937 by English department head Dr. Henriette C.K. Naeseth. The Augustana College Writers' Club records, 1947-1955 and undated, contains a scrapbook spanning the years 1947-1955 and a student publication entitled "Loomings."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Ann Boaden, 1992.
Processed by Allison James, 2007. Updated by Helen Reinold, 2011. Revised by Atticus Garrison, November 2015.
- Augustana College Writers' Club records, 1947-1955 and undated.
- Atticus Garrison
- November 2015
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