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Olof Nelson Glim papers

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Identifier: MSS 159
Abstract Olof Nelson Glim was born 15 December 1865 in Glimakra, Skane, Sweden. He emigrated to the United States in 1882. He received his B. A. (1893) and B. D. (1900) from Augustana College and Theological Seminary. He was ordained in St. Paul, Minnesota, as a Lutheran Minister in 1899. He served in several areas in the United States as a minister, including Pennsylvania, California, Oregon, New York, and Massachusetts. The Olof Nelson Glim papers, 1933-1944 and undated, contains a scrapbook of...
Dates: 1933-1944 and undated

Collection on Olof Grafström

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Identifier: MSS 151
Abstract Jonas Olof Grafström was an accomplished Swedish American artist active in the Midwest in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was known for his landscape paitings, portraits, and altarpieces. The Collection on Olof Grafström, 1899-1998 and undated, primarily consists of photocopies of biographical information. The collection also contains photocopied correspondence between the library staff at Augustana College and people interested in Grafström, a letter from Grafström himself,...
Dates: 1899-1998 and undated

Carl Otto Granere papers

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Identifier: MSS 15
Abstract Carl Otto Granere was born 27 September 1844 in Småland, Sweden. He graduated from Stockholm in 1870 and traveled to Augustana College in Paxton, Illinois, that same year. From 1872 to 1876 he was a professor of Latin and Swedish and assistant instructor in Church History and Doctrinal Theology at the College. He received his Ph.D. in 1898 and was appointed librarian of the college. Granere continued his duties as college librarian until his resignation in 1913. He lived to be the oldest of...
Dates: 1873-1946 and undated

Handel Oratorio Society records

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Identifier: MSS 231
Abstract The Handel Oratorio Society is a choral society composed of Quad City community members and local college students. It began in 1880 under the name Augustana Handel Oratorio Society and was founded by former Augustana College president, Olof Olsson. The Society is most famous for its Christmas season performance of George Frederic Handel's Messiah, which was first performed 12 April 1881. Charles Wuorinen's piece, The Celestial...
Dates: 1880-2004 and undated

Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist papers

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Identifier: MSS 2
Abstract The Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist papers, 1840-1988 and undated, primarily documents the personal and professional life of the second president of Augustana College, Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist. Hasselquist was born in Sweden in 1816 and traveled to America in 1852. Before assuming the presidency of the college in 1863, Hasselquist was the president of the Augustana Synod, the editor of a Swedish-language newspaper, and a pastor. At Augustana College, Hasselquist oversaw many changes to the school...
Dates: 1840-1988 and undated

John Henry Hauberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 27
Abstract John Henry Hauberg was a businessman, philanthropist, civic organizer, researcher, and photographer active in Rock Island and the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Hauberg and his wife, Susanne Denkmann Hauberg, were very active in the Quad Cities community, serving on many advisory boards and organizing dozens of philanthropic initiatives. Hauberg was also an avid photographer, capturing some 100,000 photographs over the course of his life. The John Henry Hauberg...
Dates: 1773-1998 and undated; (bulk 1857-1955)

Iduna Society records

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Identifier: MSS 223
Abstract

The Iduna Society was founded 21 November 1902 and disbanded in the academic year 1925-1926. It was one of five Augustana College societies dedicated to the further exploration of the Swedish language through Swedish literature. The Iduna Society records, 1907-1922 and undated, contains three handwritten copies of the group's monthly publication, "Iduna," in Swedish, a bound book of meeting minutes in Swedish, and several miscellaneous documents in both English and Swedish.

Dates: 1907-1922 and undated

Indian trade ledgers collection

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Identifier: MSS 101
Abstract The Indian trade ledgers collection, 1819-1979 (bulk 1819-1935), primarily includes eight original and two photocopied ledgers recording trade relations between settlers and Indigenous groups in the Upper Mississippi Valley. The trade ledgers list merchandise traded by Native Americans and settlers, such as food, work tools, and animals. Some ledgers also list inventories of merchandise in stock at the trading posts and accounts for money owed. The collection also includes a list of persons...
Dates: 1819-1979; Majority of material found within ( 1819-1835)

Jenny Lind Chapel records

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Identifier: MSS 168
Abstract The Jenny Lind Chapel was the first house of worship built by and for a Swedish Lutheran congregation in Andover, Illinois. Pastor Lars Esbjörn and ten Swedish settlers founded the congregation in the fall of 1850. The chapel still stands and holds services as of 2016. The Jenny Lind Chapel records, 1851-1987 and undated (bulk 1962-1987), contains church documents, news clippings, photographs, and ephemera. Records have been arranged into five series: Church Services, Committees,...
Dates: 1851-1987 and undated; Majority of material found in 1962-1987

Letters, fragments, and signatures

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Identifier: MSS 340
Abstract

The collection of letters, fragments, and signatures, 1624-1970 and undated, contains letters, manuscript fragments, autographs, bibliographic data, and other items related to noteworthy authors and politicians or associated with local and regional history. This collection was assembled by Special Collections staff from orphan manuscripts and items removed from books in the Rare Book Collection.

Dates: 1624-1970 and undated; Majority of material found in 1800-1939

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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
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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
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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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