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Campus and public events collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 228
Abstract

The campus and public events collection, 1903-1941 and undated, contains weekly bulletins for campus events and happenings; meeting minutes and official records of Augustana College's Board of Control of Social Activities (later called the Board of Control of Campus Activities), which was charged with overseeing campus programming; and records of the college's Board of Control of Public Meetings, charged with coordinating public events on campus.

Dates: 1903-1941 and undated

Collection on Olof Z. Cervin

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Identifier: MSS 77
Abstract Olof Zakarias Cervin graduated from Augustana College in 1887 and went on to study architecture at Columbia University. After working as an architect in various cities, Olof returned to Rock Island and established his own architecture firm on 1 April 1896. Cervin designed several buildings in Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline, Illinois, including schools, churches, and factories. During World War I, Cervin designed four hundred houses to accommodate the growing wartime workforce in the...
Dates: 1894-1983 and undated

Emily Envall Dahlberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 87
Abstract Emily Caroline Envall was born in Galesburg, Illinois, on 25 November 1869, the oldest child of John and Caroline Peterson Envall, recent immigrants from Sweden. She received less than seven years of formal education in the Galesburg public schools. On 10 January 1889 she entered the Augustana Conservatory of Music at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. She attended Augustana for only one year, leaving at the end of the semester in December 1889. The Emily Envall Dahlberg papers,...
Dates: 1889-1895 and undated

Discrete oversize items

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Identifier: MSS 400
Abstract 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...
Dates: circa 1400s-2016 and undated

Edgerton Women's Health Center records

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Identifier: MSS 399
Abstract The Edgerton Women's Health Center, formerly the Maternal Health Center, was an obstetric and gynecological clinic in Davenport, Iowa, that provided women's health services, family planning advice, community education, and prenatal care from 1972 to 2016. The Edgerton Women's Health Center records, 1972-2016, contains administrative and financial records of the EWHC's board of directors, pamphlets and publications, newsletters, evaluations and patient surveys, educational materials, and...
Dates: 1972-2016

Education Society of Augustana College and Theological Seminary account books

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Identifier: MSS 219
Abstract

The Education Society of Augustana College and Theological Seminary was a subcommittee of the Board of Directors. The group was devoted to the support of Augustana College and Theological Seminary. The Education Society of Augustana College and Theological Seminary Account Books, 1861-1880, consists of two bound volumes of financial records.

Dates: 1861-1880

Carl Linus Eugene Esbjörn papers

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Identifier: MSS 14
Abstract Carl Linus Eugene Esbjörn (also spelled Esbjorn) was the son of Augustana College's first president, Lars Paul Esbjörn. He attended Augustana College in the 1870s, studying at both the college's Paxton campus and Rock Island campus. He taught at several colleges before taking a permanent position at Augustana as a professor of languages in 1887. He would remain at Augustana for 52 years until his death in 1939, when he was struck by a car while crossing 7th Avenue. Esbjörn was interested in...
Dates: 1838-1941 and undated

Constantin Magnus Esbjörn papers

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Identifier: MSS 13
Abstract Constantin Magnus Esbjörn (also spelled Esbjorn) was born to Gustava and Lars Paul Esbjörn, the founding president of Augustana College, in 1858. C.M. Esbjörn attended Augustana College in Paxton, Illinois, and followed the college when it moved in 1875 to Rock Island, Illinois. Following his graduation from Augustana in 1877, Esbjörn taught at Augustana until 1880 and then again from 1883 to 1890, when he was ordained. He and his family moved frequently throughout the western United States...
Dates: 1868-1925 and undated

The Lars Paul Esbjörn and Esbjörn family papers

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Identifier: MSS 1
Abstract The Lars Paul Esbjörn and Esbjörn family papers primarily documents the personal and professional life of the first president of Augustana College, Lars Paul Esbjörn. Esbjörn was born in Sweden in 1808 and immigrated to America in 1849. In 1860, he became the first president of Augustana College, and remained in this position until 1863, when the college was moved to Paxton, Illinois. That same year, Esbjörn returned to Sweden where he lived until his death in 1870. His papers include...
Dates: 1778-1982 and undated

Esping family papers

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Identifier: MSS 97
Abstract The Esping family emigrated to Illinois from their home in Döderhult, Sweden in 1853. The family line and genealogy is extensive, but this collection focuses mainly on Julius Esping, his wife Sophie Bezelius, and their direct line. Their sons, Julius and Axel, fought in the United States Civil War, and Axel was killed at the Battle of Vicksburg in 1863. The Esping family papers, 1869-1983 and undated, contains Otto William Esping's diary, family correspondence, accounts of the Espings'...
Dates: 1869-1983 and undated

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Swedish Americans 25
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 24
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Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) 6
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 6
Andreen, Gustav Albert, 1864-1940 5
Esbjörn family 3
Esbjörn, L.P. (Lars Paul), 1808-1870 3
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Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America 3
Hasselquist, T.N. (Tufve Nilsson), 1816-1891 3
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 3
Allied Powers (1919-) 2
Anderson, Netta C. Bartholomew, 1873-1960 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Alumni Association 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Choir 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Thomas Tredway Library 2
Augustana Historical Society 2
Bartholomew family 2
Bartholomew, E.F. (Edward Fry), 1846-1946 2
Bergendoff, Conrad John Immanuel (1895-1997) 2
Cervin & Horn Architects (Firm) 2
Davenport, George, 1783-1845 2
Denkmann family 2
Denkmann, Anna Catherine Bloedel 2
Denkmann, Frederick Carl August 2
Esbjörn, Constantin Magnus, 1858-1911 2
Hasselquist, Eva Helena Cervin 2
Hasselquist, Hanna 2
Hauberg family 2
Olsson, Olof, 1841-1900 2
Paulson, Ross Evans 2
Udden, Johan August, 1859-1932 2
United States Food Administration 2
Veld, Henry 2
Wald, Arthur Anderson 2
Weyerhaeuser family 2
Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 1
Alford, Andrew J., 1836-1878 1
American Association of University Professors 1
American Nazi Party 1
American Nazi Party. Iowa unit 1
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 1
Anderson, Nils 1
Anderson, Signe 1
Andreen family 1
Andreen, Carl Oscar, 1906-1978 1
Andreen, Gustav Strand, 1901-1963 1
Andreen, Marion Albert, 1894-1941 1
Andreen, Paul Harold, 1891-1936 1
Arnold, Mathew, 1822-1888 1
Augustana Book Concern (Rock Island, Ill. : 1903-1962) 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Band 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Black Student Union 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Board of Control of Campus Activities 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of History 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Women's and Gender Studies 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Koto Ensemble 1
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Women's Athletic Association 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Adelphic Society 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Augustana Male Quartet 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Board of Control of Public Meetings 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Chapel Choir 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Iduna Society 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Lusciniola Society 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Lutherman Male Chorus 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Lyceum 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Olof Rudbeck Society 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Phrenokosmian Society 1
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Prohibition League 1
Backman family 1
Backman, Aaron 1
Backman, Carl August, 1853-1888 1
Backman, Helena Hoogner, d. 1950 1
Barge, William D. 1
Bartholomew, Catherine L. "Kate" 1
Beck, Esther A. (Esther Anderson), 1904-1988 1
Beckman, Peter T., 1924- 1
Bishop, John Robert, Jr. 1
Black Hawk Hiking Club 1
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838 1
Black Panther Movement 1
Boaden, Ann 1
Borg, Erland Levi 1
Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865 1
Brodahl, Betsey 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 1
Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 1
Carthage College (Kenosha, Wis.) 1
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cervin family 1
Cervin, Anders, 1823-1900 1
Cervin, Emma, 1834-1910 1
Cervin, Horn & Stuhr Architects (Firm) 1
Cervin, Louisa Elisabeth 1
Cervin, Olof Z. (Olof Zakarias), b. 1868 1
Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway, 1763-1844 1
Christian Anti-Communism Crusade 1
Christian Brotherhood 1
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 1
Dahlberg, Emily Envall, 1869-1892 1
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870 1
Dahlgren, Ulric, 1842-1864 1
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