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Augustana College Science Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 256
The Augustana College Science Club records, 1922-1924 and undated, consists primarily of correspondence concerning the purchase and payment of the Science Bulletin for club members, financial records, and a few scientific articles. The the majority of the articles (typed and handwritten) appear to be authored by Augustana College students and professors, including "Enzymes and Enzyme Reactions" by Carl Rylander, "Gelatine" by Leroy Stark, and "Colloids" by J. P. Magnusson. Also included is a 1923 edition of The Science Newsletter.

Dates

  • 1922-1924 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

0.2 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Overview

The Augustana College Science Club was a student organization founded 7 May 1909, according to the 1910 Rockety-I yearbook, "for the purpose of promoting the study of the natural sciences." The Augustana College Science Club records, 1922-1924 and undated, consists primarily of correspondence concerning the purchase and payment of the Science Bulletin for club members, financial records, and a few scientific articles.

Historical Note

The Augustana College Science Club was a student organization founded 7 May 1909, according to the 1910 Rockety-I yearbook, "for the purpose of promoting the study of the natural sciences." The club initially met every Friday, and meetings took the form of lectures on scientific topics. Originally, the Science Club consisted of only male members, but females began participating in the group as early as 1921. The club was sponsored by a Club Council of students and faculty, including professors J.P. Magnusson and Hal Yingling.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Allison James, 2009. Revised by Atticus Garrison, November 2015.
Title
Augustana Science Club records, 1922-1924 and undated.
Status
completed
Author
Atticus Garrison
Date
November 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

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