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Gustav Andreen and family papers

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Identifier: MSS 4
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1835-1964 and undated

Collection of Augustana College exhibition materials

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Identifier: MSS 200
Abstract The collection of Augustana College exhibition materials, 1869-1960 and undated, contains college records, promotional materials, programs, and other papers apparently collected for an exhibition relative to the history of Augustana College.
Dates: 1869-1960 and undated

Augustana College Friendship Fair collection

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Identifier: MSS 182
Abstract The Friendship Fair had its origins in World War II, with the first official Friendship Fair being held in 1949. The annual carnival-style festival raised money to bring international students to Augustana and to send an Augustana student abroad for a year. The Augustana College Friendship Fair collection, 1953-1998 (bulk 1953-1976), contains publicity materials, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia related to the annual Friendship Fair.
Dates: 1953-1998; Majority of material found within 1953-1976

Augustana College Office of Development records

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Identifier: MSS 38
Abstract The Office of Development (now the Office of Advancement) at Augustana College creates capital campaigns and fundraising strategies in order to raise money to improve and develop the Augustana campus and facilities. While fundraising took place throughout the history of the college, the development office was officially established during the C.W. Sorensen administration. The Office of Development records, 1938-2012 and undated, contains donor lists, newsletters, progress reports, mailings,...
Dates: 1928-2012 and undated

Herbert L. Glynn correspondence

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Identifier: MSS 239
Abstract Herbert L. Glynn was a former student and administrator for Augustana College. Glynn graduated from the College with his BA in 1926. He returned to Augustana in 1944 as the director of administrations. Glynn also held posts as the director of admissions and records, the director of field services, assistant to the president, financial aid officer, director of non-academic public events, and research associate. In his role as a research associate (which the papers in this collection pertain to),...
Dates: 1969-1974

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Andreen, Gustav Albert, 1864-1940 2
Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 1
Andreen family 1
Andreen, Carl Oscar, 1906-1978 1
Andreen, Gustav Strand, 1901-1963 1