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Gustav V message to the Swedish Riksdag

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Identifier: MSS 110
Overview Oscar Gustav Adolf was born in Drottningholm Palace in Sweden on June 16, 1858. He became Gustav V, King of Sweden when his father died. He reigned from 1907 until his death in 1950, and was the second-longest reigning monarch of his country. This collection consists of a handwritten, hand-bound speech.

Augustana College Special Collections local history collection

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Identifier: MSS 385
Overview The Augustana College Special Collections local history collection was compiled over the course of several decades by Special Collections staff. These materials, primarily ephemeral in nature, document the history of the Quad Cities, Illinois, Iowa, and the surrounding states. Particular attention is paid to local businesses and organizations, and the materials predominantly date from the late 19th century to the mid-twentieth century, although more recent documents can often be found in the...

Oscar II document

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Identifier: MSS 192
Overview This collection consists of a document dated February 2, 1901, and signed by Oscar II, King of Sweden, granting Bishop Knut Henrik Gezelius von Schéele a three-month leave of absence from his duties in the Church of Sweden to visit Swedish Lutheran churches and colleges in the United States.