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Mae Anderson papers

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Identifier: MSS 375
Overview Mae Anderson grew up in Monmouth, Illinois. She attended Augustana College in Rock Island between 1918 and 1925 and obtained a degree in English. The Mae Anderson papers, 1900-1925, consists of newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.

Collection of Augustana College scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS 190
Overview The collection of Augustana College scrapbooks, 1896; 1960-1965, consists of scrapbooks related to Augustana College assembled by persons or departments unknown. The scrapbooks consist mainly of newspapers clippings; three include general Augustana-related items, while two specifically cover Augustana sports. The activities highlighted in the scrapbook pages include Greek life, social events in the Quad Cities area, Augustana choir events, campus construction projects, student groups, professor...

Black Hawk Hiking Club records

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Identifier: MSS 303
Overview The Black Hawk Hiking Club Records, 1918-2004 and undated, contain meeting minutes, membership records, bulletins, scrapbooks, slides, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings and photographs. The Black Hawk Hiking Club was formed in 1920 as the Black Hawk Prairie Club, whose purpose was to promote outdoor recreation in the form of walks, outings, camping, and canoeing. With the election of John H. Hauberg as the club’s first president, the name was changed to the Black Hawk Hiking Club in 1923 at...

Helen S. Collins scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS 25
Overview Helen Collins was born in 1901 in the town of Wakefield, Nebraska. Her father, Henry Collins, was a prominent businessman in the area; her mother, Sophia Collins, was the daughter of the Salem Lutheran Church's founder. Helen was one of seven children her father hoped would all attend college; Helen and her sister Elsie selected Augustana. While at Augustana, Helen was a member of Sigma Pi Delta (the Speeds) and the women's basketball team. The Helen S. Collins scrapbook contains photographs,...

Ruth Erickson scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS 197
Overview Ruth Erickson transferred to Augstana after completing her first year at Aurora College. She graduated in 1943 with a degree in English. She was a member of the Lutheran Student Association, the Berean Bible Class, the Women’s League, the Women’s Athletic Association, and was a student representative of the Augustana Art Association. The Ruth Erickson scrapbooks date from the early 1920s to 1950. The collection consists of a photograph album and two scrapbooks of Erickson's time at Augustana.

Luella Hallberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 370
Overview Luella Hallberg, Augustana College class of 1940, served as class representative and author of the alumni newsletter. The Luella Hallberg papers contains a packet from Augustana College’s 1995 alumni weekend; a spring 1995 alumni newsletter; letters from Augustana College alumni, 1995-1996; and material, 1994, apparently taken from a scrapbook.

Niel M. and Verna Gail Applegate Johnson papers

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Identifier: MSS 82
Overview Niel M. Johnson graduated with a B. A. from Augustana College in 1953. While in college, Johnson was active in the Rho Nu Delta fraternity, the Augustana choir, and was a reporter for the Observer, the college newspaper. Verna Gail Applegate attended Augustana College from 1949 to 1953. She was a member of the Chi Delta sorority, and her junior year she sang in the chapel choir. Niel and Verna met at Augustana and were married 1 May 1952, between their junior and senior years. The Niel M. and...

Erleen Lindeman scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS 198
Overview Erleen “Lindy” Lindeman transferred to Augustana College in 1941 after completing her first two years at Bethany College. She graduated in 1943 with a degree in English. While at Augustana, she sang in the Augustana Choir and Handel Oratorio Society, participated in a number of religious organizations, athletic groups, and women's clubs, and was a member of the Kappa Tau sorority. The Erleen Lindeman scrapbook, 1941-1943, contains keepsakes and pictures from her time at Augustana. The...

Heloise Olson Moline scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS 113
Overview Heloise Dorthea Margarite Olson (Moline) was an Augustana College student from September 1925 to 1929. During her tenure at Augustana, she was involved with the QT, or Kappa Tau, sorority; the Roosevelt Outing Club; the Berean Bible Class; the Oriole Girls'Chorus; the Handel Oratorio Society; the debate team; the Board of Social Control; the Augustana Observer; and Tau Kappa Alpha. The Heloise Olson Moline scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, letters,...

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...