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Collection of Augustana College Athletics and Physical Education records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 217
Overview The collection of Augustana College Athletics and Physical Education records, 1894-2017 and undated, includes meeting minutes and record books from several early athletic clubs, departmental records, sports schedules and brochures, athletic uniforms, and sketches of the Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame inductees. It is divided into two series: Department of Physical Education and Athletics.

Jane Brissman scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 161
Overview Jane Sweet Brissman (1910-2006) became Augustana's first full time physical education teacher for women when she joined the faculty in 1936. During her time at Augustana she instituted a physical education program for women and founded "play days" for female students. These contests, which were later known as Women's Sports Days, commenced competitive athletics for women at Augustana. The Jane Brissman scrapbook, 1936-1954 and undated, documents the first 18 years of Brissman's time at...

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  • Subject: College sports -- Illinois -- Rock Island X
  • Names: Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Women's Athletic Association X

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