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Gustav Andreen and family papers

Identifier: MSS 4
Overview Gustav Andreen was the fourth president of Augustana College as well as its longest-serving president, having held office from 1901 to 1935. Andreen was the first Augustana president to be born in the United States, to have graduated from Augustana, and to serve more than 30 years. Andreen was also responsible for creating an organized fundraising campaign to establish a college endowment. During his time at Augustana, Andreen created a formal geology department, raised over $1 million for the...

Augustana College Y.M.C.A. War Fund records

Identifier: MSS 281
Overview Many Augustana students and professors enlisted in the military during World War I. To support their friends and family, along with the cause, students and professors still at the college raised money to send to the troops. One such collection was the Y.M.C.A. War Fund. This collection consists of a list of campus donors to that fund.

Letters, fragments, and signatures

Identifier: MSS 340
Overview 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.

Pressel family papers

Identifier: MSS 322
Overview Paul Pressel was born in Germany. He later moved to Moline, Illinois, and became a citizen of the United States in 1890. He and his wife had two sons, Harry and Ernest. The Pressel family papers, 1890-1967 and undated, contains correspondence, postcards, and legal documents created by four members of the Pressel family: Paul Pressel, Harry Pressel, Ernest Pressel, and Jane Pressel Kaminski.

Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection

Identifier: MSS 315
Overview The Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection contains pamphlets, articles, political cartoons and other propaganda collected by Dr. Arthur Wald, who served as Dean of the College at Augustana College and Theological Seminary from 1931 until 1947. The collection consists of eight series: Armistice Day; Secular Organizations; Religious Organizations; Foreign Publications; Military and Armaments; Miscellaneous Issues; Propaganda; and Posters, Flyers, and Newspapers.

Collection on World War I

Identifier: MSS 98
Overview The collection on World War I, 1914-1923 and undated, is a collection of primarily published documents disseminated throughout the war to members of the public. It was most likely assembled as a study collection by an Augustana College faculty member or librarian. The collection is organized into seven series: International relations, France, Great Britain, Germany, Other nations, United States, and Miscellaneous. The United States series is further divided into six subseries: Education,...

Collection on World War II

Identifier: MSS 99
Overview The collection on World War II, 1913-1957 and undated (bulk 1939-1945), is a collection of primarily published documents disseminated throughout the war to members of the public. It was most likely assembled as a study collection by an Augustana College faculty member or librarian. The collection is organized into five series: Nazi occupation, United States, Allies, Other, and Audiovisual materials. Materials in this collection include government publications, essays, and international...

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Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 1
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875 1
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Andreen, Carl Oscar, 1906-1978 1
Andreen, Gustav Albert, 1864-1940 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 College (Rock Island, Ill.). Thomas Tredway Library 1
Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865 1
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 1
Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 1
Charles XIV John, King of Sweden and Norway, 1763-1844 1
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 1
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870 1
Dahlgren, Ulric, 1842-1864 1
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882 1
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 1
Disraeli, Isaac, 1766-1848 1
Eastman, Annis Ford, 1852-1910 1
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849 1
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820 1
Glaspell, Susan, 1876-1948 1
Greenaway, John 1
Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901 1
Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden, 1594-1632 1
Kaminski, Jane Louise Pressel, 1917-1990 1
Kaminski, Leonard 1
Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926 1
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 1
Ludwig II, Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt, 1777-1848 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 1
Morton, John, 1725-1777 1
Pressel family 1
Pressel, Ernest, 1893-1918 1
Pressel, Hannah Norling 1
Pressel, Harry, 1888-1970 1
Pressel, Paul 1
Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 1
Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America 1
Shipley, Mary Adelaide Brown 1
Stephan G. Stephansson (Stephan Gu├░mundsson Stephansson), 1853-1927 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Naval Reserve 1
United States. War Production Board 1
Wald, Arthur Anderson 1
West, Herbert Faulkner, 1898-1974 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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