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Augustana College Udden Geology Club notebook

Identifier: MSS 289
Overview The Udden Geology Club was founded in 1933 and is named in memory of Dr. J.A. Udden, an Augustana graduate of 1911 and later professor of biology and geology. The Udden Geology Club notebook contains lists of different club events and the members who attended each of them from 22 April 1988 to 15 May 1992.

Barris family papers

Identifier: MSS 320
Overview The Barris Family papers, 1820-1901 and undated, contains papers and personal belongings of three generations of the Barris family, a family well known for its contributions in the academic, religious and scientific communities. It contains six series: Biographical, Geology, Correspondence, Carrie Hoyt papers, Photographs, Miscellaneous.

Earth Interpreters collection

Identifier: MSS 73
Overview Earth Interpreters: F. M. Fryxell, Geology, and Augustana was published by the Augustana College Library in 1992 as a tribute to Fritiof M. Fryxell, who began teaching at Augustana from 1923 to 1973 and was instrumental in establishing geology as an independent department in 1929. During his tenure at Augustana, Fryxell founded and curated the geology museum on campus, now called the Fryxell Geology Museum. The Earth Interpreters book is composed of 16 essays...

Collection on Rudolph W. Edmund

Identifier: MSS 157
Overview Rudolph W. Edmund graduated from Augustana College with a Bachelor's Degree in Geology in 1934. After working for a year, Edmund continued his education at the University of Iowa where he pursued and then attained a Master's Degree (1938) and then a Ph. D. (1940). For the remainder of his career, he alternated between working in the private sector as a petroleum geologist and teaching in the geology department at Augustana College, where he was instrumental in helping design new facilities for...

Josua Lindahl papers

Identifier: MSS 16
Overview Josua Lindahl was a professor of natural science and mathematics at Augustana College and Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Illinois, from 1878 to 1888. Lindahl is remembered as the first full time science teacher at Augustana College and laid the foundation for his successor, John Udden, a later professor of geology. In 1888, Lindahl left Augustana for a position as state geologist and curator at the Illinois Natural History Museum, Springfield. He was an important member of the...

National Association of Geoscience Teachers records

Identifier: MSS 301
Overview The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) is an organization dedicated to the teaching of earth sciences and making information accessible to the general public. The National Association of Geoscience Teachers records, 1937-2017 and undated, consists of 12 series: Constitution, Group Information and Membership, Acquisition Information, Annual Meeting Records and Correspondence, Awards, Regional Sections, Affiliates, Summer Field Training Program, Journal of Geoscience Education,...

Johan August Udden papers

Identifier: MSS 17
Overview Johan August Udden was born in Sweden in 1859 and emigrated to America with his family at the age of 2. He attended St. Ansgar Academy in Minnesota from 1873-1876, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Augustana College in 1881. He returned to Augustana College to natural science and geology in 1888. While at Augustana, Udden supervised the geology museum, which had been started by Josua Lindahl. Also, he was leader for the Weatherman's Club (1903) which was the forerunner of the...