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Collection of Augustana College Theatre materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 357
Overview Augustana College offered its first courses in elocution and physical culture in 1897-1898, which likely included some elements of acting. In 1910-1911, the Department of Elocution and Physical Culture first offered a course in “dramatic expression.” This department eventually changed into the Theater Department. The Collection of Augustana College Theatre materials dates from 1898 to the present and measures 9.5 linear inches. It consists of ten series: Augustana College Theatre, Augustana...

Betsey Brodahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 72
Overview Betsey Brodahl was born and raised in Wahoo, Nebraska, where she attended grade school and high school and one year at Luther College. Upon the urging of two instructors at Luther College, Brodahl applied at Augustana College to continue her college education. She was accepted, and graduated with a B. A. in history in 1944. Wanting a new experience, Brodahl went on to pursue graduate studies at Syracuse and Stanford. Her studies were interrupted in 1947 when Conrad Bergendoff, then president of...