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Denison family papers

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Identifier: MSS 386
Overview Ruth Hoyt Denison (1877-1940) and Vivian Denison (1880-1938) were residents of Harlan, Iowa, and later Moline, Illinois. The couple had one son, Henry Hoyt Denison. The Denison family papers, 1906-1971, primarily focuses on the deaths of Ruth and Vivian Denison. The collection includes memorial booklets, obituaries, a cemetery deed, a family Bible, and other papers.

Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist papers

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Identifier: MSS 2
Overview 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...

Olof Olsson family papers

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Identifier: MSS 3
Overview The Olof Olsson Family Papers documents the personal and private life of the third President of Augustana College, Olof Olsson, and his family. Olof Olsson was born in Sweden in 1841. He and his wife, Anna Lisa Olsson, emigrated from Sweden to the United States in 1869. In 1876 Olof Olsson was offered a professorship at Augustana College and Theological Seminary, Rock Island, Illinois. In 1891, Olsson was unanimously elected to the Augustana College presidency, a position he held until his...