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Gustav Andreen and family papers

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Identifier: MSS 4
Overview Gustav Andreen was the fourth president of Augustana College as well as its longest-serving president, having held office from 1901 to 1935. Andreen was the first Augustana president to be born in the United States, to have graduated from Augustana, and to serve more than 30 years. Andreen was also responsible for creating an organized fundraising campaign to establish a college endowment. During his time at Augustana, Andreen created a formal geology department, raised over $1 million for the...

Discrete oversize items

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Identifier: MSS 400
Overview Discrete oversize items, circa 15th century-2016 and undated, contains oversize flat items, rolled items, and framed items primarily relating to Augustana College and local history. Materials include maps, posters, book and manuscript pages, newsclippings, subject files, portraits, photographs, art prints, building sketches, and advertisements. The items in this collection were collected by Special Collections staff over a period of several decades. Materials largely relate to Augustana College...

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.

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.

Collection on Swedish royal visits

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Identifier: MSS 46
Overview This collection documents Swedish royalty and their visits to the Augustana College campus and the Quad Cities area. Materials in this collection include a facsimile of a Swedish Royal Autographs collection, scrapbooks, news clippings, invitations, programs, announcements, press releases, journal articles, programs, a speech (in Swedish and English), a book, magazines, booklets, correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters, and brochures. The Swedish Royal Autograph collection with a letter of...