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Collection on Augustana College musical organizations

Identifier: MSS 237

The Collection on Augustana Musical Organizations, 1873-1936, 1983-2001, contains information on several historic (now defunct) musical groups formed at Augustana College: Lusciniola Society, Chapel Choir, Lutherman Male Chorus, Augustana Male Quartet, and Koto Ensemble. Materials include constitutions, minutes and other official records, programs, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1873-1936, 1983-2001

Augustana College Prohibition League records

Identifier: MSS 255
Abstract Augustana's Prohibition League was one of fifteen college chapters forming the Intercollegiate Prohibition Association. Formed in 1912, eight years before the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution (banning the manufacture, sale, and transfer of alcohol) would go into effect, the Prohibition Leauge was a proponent of the temperance movement, and supported national organizations such as the Anti-Saloon League (1893). The Augustana College Prohibition League records, 1910-1918 and...
Dates: 1910-1918 and undated

Collection of Augustana College scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS 190
Abstract The collection of Augustana College scrapbooks, 1896; 1960-1965, consists of scrapbooks related to Augustana College assembled by persons or departments unknown. The scrapbooks consist mainly of newspapers clippings; three include general Augustana-related items, while two specifically cover Augustana sports. The activities highlighted in the scrapbook pages include Greek life, social events in the Quad Cities area, Augustana choir events, campus construction projects, student groups,...
Dates: 1896; 1960-1965; Majority of material found within 1960-1965

Augustana Historical Society records

Identifier: MSS 203
Abstract The Augustana Historical Society was founded in 1930 with the goal of preserving documents and artifacts related to Scandinavian and Lutheran history. By 1996, the group had revised its mission as being to: "locate, gather, preserve, and publish literary materials bearing on the history of Augustana College, on the relationships of the college to the Lutheran Church, on the history of Swedish immigration to the United States, and on cultural connections between the United States and Sweden."...
Dates: 1918-2020 and undated

Backman Family papers

Identifier: MSS 108
Abstract The Backman family was active in Galesburg, Ill., in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The head of the family was Carl August Backman, who immigrated to the United States in 1868 and began to study at Augustana College in 1875. Backman received a BA in 1881 and graduated from Augustana Theological Seminary in 1883. After two years as a pastor in Ishpeming, Michigan, he accepted a position at the Swedish Lutheran congregation in Galesburg, Illinois, in the summer of 1885. The Backman...
Dates: 1876-1953 and undated

Edward Fry Bartholomew papers

Identifier: MSS 19
Abstract Known to the past students of Augustana as Augustana's "Grand Old Man," Edward Fry Bartholomew taught at Augustana for over forty years, starting in 1888. In addition to teaching in many different subjects, Bartholomew also delivered sermons and devotionals on campus and was active in the community. The Edward Fry Bartholomew papers, circa 1825-1975 and undated (bulk 1863-1946), includes Bartholomew's personal and professional papers, including correspondence, writings, sermons, lecture...
Dates: circa 1825-1975 and undated; Majority of material found in ( 1863-1946)

Esther Beck papers

Identifier: MSS 70
Abstract Esther Beck graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, in 1928 and later became a teacher and dean of women there. She married Rev. Dr. Victor E. Beck in 1941, with whom she moved to Rock Island, Illinois, in 1955. Esther served as a teacher and counselor in the Rock Island public schools between from 1955 until her retirement in 1970. Upon her retirement from the Rock Island School District, she travelled to Taipei, Taiwan, where she taught English, speech, and debate...
Dates: 1941-1973

Peter Beckman teaching collection

Identifier: MSS 156
Abstract The Peter Beckman teaching collection was assembled by a former student and professor of Augustana College, Peter Beckman. Beckman assembled this collection in order to inform students about some of the more radical political and religious views circulating throughout the United States in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The Peter Beckman teaching collection, 1954-1977 and undated, contains correspondence, subject files, publications, and campaign materials, largely related to radical political...
Dates: 1954-1977 and undated

John Robert Bishop papers

Identifier: MSS 152
Abstract John Robert Bishop was born in 1926 and grew up in Clinton, Iowa, before moving to downtown Davenport, Iowa, where he worked as a television repairman. He is most notable for founding the American Nazi Party - Iowa unit in Davenport in the early 1960s. Bishop died in February 1985 in Davenport. The John Robert Bishop papers, 1951-1977 and undated, consists of four series: Personal papers, 1951-1977 and undated; American Nazi Party - Iowa papers, 1962-1976 and undated; American Nazi Party -...
Dates: 1951-1977 and undated

Erland Levi Borg papers

Identifier: MSS 150

Erland Levi Borg was an Augustana alumnus and Lutheran minister. The Erland Levi Borg papers, 1926-1993 and undated, contains articles, pamphlets, receipts, music uniforms, and paraphernalia regarding the Augustana Concert Band European Tour of 1928 and other campus organizations. There is also biographical information regarding Borg's life after Augustana and photographs of Band Tour Reunions. Materials have been arranged into series according to accession date.

Dates: 1926-1993 and undated

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