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Netta Bartholomew Anderson papers

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Identifier: MSS 19a
Overview Netta C. Bartholomew Anderson was one of the first six women to graduate from Augustana College, earning her degree in 1894. She was active in student groups at Augustana and remained active in the Rock Island community and with the Augustana Alumni Association after graduating. She was an early proponent of women's rights and a prolific writer and researcher. Her topics of interest included the role of women in society, women's history, Rock Island County history, and early Illinois history....

Elizabeth A. Beck papers

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Identifier: MSS 64
Overview Elizabeth A. Nelson was born in Chesterton, Indiana in 1898. She was valedictorian of her class at Augustana College in 1921 and taught English there for one year until she married Rev. Victor E. Beck in 1922. When her husband was called to pastor a church in Mankato, Minnesota, Mrs. Beck continued her church and community service work there until her death in 1939. She had four children. The Elizabeth A. Beck papers, 1921-1922 and undated, includes four folders of writings, largely consisting...

Collection on Rudolph W. Edmund

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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...

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...

Henry Reck notebook

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Identifier: MSS 347
Overview Henry Reck was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 24 August 1829. He was ordained as a Lutheran minister in 1852 and served two congregations and two orphanages until he was called to teach at Augustana College in Paxton, Illinois, in 1871. The Henry Reck notebook contains lecture notes dealing with apologetics, Bible study, and theology in general; these notes appear to be from his time at Gettysburg Seminary.

Charles Sabbath papers

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Identifier: MSS 360
Overview Charles John Sabbath was born 4 September 1930 in Muscatine, Iowa. He entered Augustana College in September 1950 as a sophomore transfer student from Muscatine Junior College. The Charles Sabbath papers date from 1949 to 1953 and measure 0.5 linear feet. The collection contains correspondence, registration materials, coursework, student life materials, and publications.

Thomas W. Sims papers

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Identifier: MSS 88
Overview Thomas W. Sims received his bachelor's degree in English at Augustana College in 1936. He served overseas in the Army during World War II in the ordnance department. Later, he served as an Assistant Professor of English at Southwestern Louisiana University and a reference librarian at Augustana College. The Thomas W. Sims papers date from approximately 1932-1994. The Thomas W. Sims papers, 1931-1994 and undated, contain Sims's personal papers, correspondence (including World War II letters),...

Anna Marian Williams papers

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Identifier: MSS 358
Overview Anna Marian Williams was a 1929 graduate of Augustana College, where she majored in English, and a native of Rock Island, Illinois. The Anna Marian Williams papers consists of two folders of material: Class notes, 1927 and undated, and Enclosures, 1927-1983 and undated.