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James Ratcliffe collection of railroad photographs and clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 304a
Abstract

James T. Ratcliffe, a Rock Island resident, was a collector of railway photographs and memorabilia. The James T. Ratcliffe collection of railroad photographs and clippings contains newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, historical outlines, and published material regarding trolleys and electric train transportation.

Dates: 1900-1986 and undated

Augustana College Special Collections realia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 298
Abstract

The Augustana College Special Collections realia collection, 1856-2013 and undated (bulk 1900-2005), contains artifacts (also known as realia) related to Augustana College, the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois, and other subjects. Materials include souvenirs, keepsakes, memorabilia, and other objects, including buttons and pins, trophies, stickers, clothing, coins, banners and signage, stamps, medals, drinkware, and flags.

Dates: 1856-2013 and undated; Majority of material found within 1900-2006

Henry Reck notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 347
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

Rho Nu Delta records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 186
Abstract

The Rho Nu Delta fraternity, also known as the “Roundels” was founded January 22nd, 1925 with the purpose of promoting good fellowship, of fostering high scholarship, of increasing interest in higher education, and of supporting the college in all its activities. The group did not exist for a number of years, but was refounded in 2009. This collection consists of the Rondel constitution, as well as a membership certificate.

Dates: circa 2000s

Rock Island Junior Woman's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 412
Abstract

The Rock Island Junior Woman’s Club was founded in 1939 and incorporated in 1971. The Rock Island Junior Woman’s Club records, circa 1930s-2000s, contains membership records, meeting minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and publications created by the Junior Woman’s Club. The collection was originally stored in the Hauberg Civic Center.

Dates: circa 1930s-2000s

Rock Island Woman's Club records

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Identifier: MSS 411
Abstract The Rock Island Woman’s Club was founded in 1913 and disbanded sometime in the 2000s. The club consisted of the following departments: arts and crafts, evening, garden, health and recreation, and home and community. The Rock Island Woman’s Club records, 1910s-2000s, contains 22 scrapbooks as well as membership records, meeting minutes, financial records, clippings, and printed material created by the club and its various departments. The collection was originally stored in the Hauberg Civic...
Dates: circa 1910s-2000s

Rock River Navigation and Water Power Company records

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Identifier: MSS 333
Abstract The Rock River Navigation and Water Power Company was chartered by the state of Illinois in 1867. The company was created to construct a canal at Milan and for creating water power. The finished canal was named the Sears Canal in honor of David B. Sears, a well-known local town and dam builder..Materials in this collection include a charter, by-laws, reports, stocks, congressional reports, correspondence, photographs, financial records, advertising materials, applications, stock and real...
Dates: circa 1870-1959

Rockety-I records

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Identifier: MSS 261
Abstract

The Rockety-I, Augustana College's yearbook, first appeared in 1912 and was published annually under the same name until the 2003-2004 school year. The records contained in this collection pertain to the creation of various editions of the Rockety-I, particularly the 1931 and failed 2006 editions. Materials include papers, photographs, and computer files.

Dates: 1929-1932, 1990-2007

Roosevelt Outing Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 218
Abstract The Roosevelt Outing Club was an organization active at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, for students and faculty from 1924 to 1930. Its purpose was to promote and “provide wholesome outdoor recreation for its members,” to promote the beautification of the Augustana campus, and to “do all in its power everywhere to further the preservation of places of natural and historic interest.” The Roosevelt Outing Club records, 1924-1930, primarily includes books of meeting minutes and the...
Dates: 1924-1930

Roy E. Anderson papers

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Identifier:  MSS 165
Abstract Roy E. Anderson graduated from Augustana College in 1943 and taught physics as part of the Army's Air Corps College Training Program. After returning from the Navy and radar training programs, he joined the physics faculty at Augustana. The Roy E. Anderson papers, 1961 and undated, include a typescript by Roy E. Anderson titled, "General Electric Schenectady Space Programs, 1957-1983," a vinyl recording narrated by Anderson titled "Sounds from Outer Space," and a reproduced cassette tape of...
Dates: 1961 and undated

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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 64
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Women college students -- Illinois 27
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Women -- Societies and clubs 25
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Sweden -- Emigration and immigration 21
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Music in universities and colleges -- Illinois -- Rock Island 14
Music -- Instruction and study 13
Scrapbooks 11
Swedish American Lutherans 11
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Moline (Ill.) -- History 8
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Sheet music 5
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Rock Island (Ill.) 4
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Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa 4
Sauk Indians 4
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Black Hawk War, 1832 3
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Multiple languages 72
Swedish 2
French 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
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Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) 15
Andreen, Gustav Albert, 1864-1940 8
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 8
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Choir 7
Fryxell, Fritiof, 1900-1986 7
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Black Hawk Hiking Club 6
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Black Student Union 5
Bergendoff, Conrad John Immanuel (1895-1997) 5
Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod of North America 5
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1869-1955 5
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Alumni Association 4
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Thomas Tredway Library 4
Boaden, Ann 4
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
Paulson, Ross Evans 4
Veld, Henry 4
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Band 3
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of History 3
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Women's Athletic Association 3
Augustana Historical Society 3
Bahls, Steven C. 3
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 1767-1838 3
Brodahl, Betsey 3
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1866-1880) 3
Davenport, George, 1783-1845 3
Denkmann, Anna Catherine Bloedel 3
Denkmann, Frederick Carl August 3
Esbjörn family 3
Esbjörn, L.P. (Lars Paul), 1808-1870 3
Farnham, Russell, 1784-1823 3
Fryxell, Roald, 1934-1974 3
Handel Oratorio Society 3
Hasselquist, T.N. (Tufve Nilsson), 1816-1891 3
National Organization for Women. Quad Cities Chapter 3
Olsson, Olof, 1841-1900 3
Page, Fay Hauberg 3
Peterson, Melbert 3
Sigma Kappa Tau (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 3
Tredway, John Thomas, 1935- 3
Albrecht, Esther Andreen, 1896-2001 2
Allied Powers (1919-) 2
Alpha Phi Omega. Lambda Rho Chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Alpha Psi Omega. Alpha Omega chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Anderson, Netta C. Bartholomew, 1873-1960 2
Anderson, Richard C. (Richard Charles), 1930-2009 2
Augustana Book Concern (Rock Island, Ill. : 1903-1962) 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Augustana Writers' Club 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Art 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Theatre 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Department of Women's and Gender Studies 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Latinx Unidos 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Office of Advancement 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Roosevelt Outing Club 2
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.). Student Government Association 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Augustana Male Quartet 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Business College 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Conservatory of Music 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Runic Honor Society 2
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.). Wennerberg Chorus 2
Bartholomew family 2
Bartholomew, E.F. (Edward Fry), 1846-1946 2
Beta Omega Sigma (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Cervin & Horn Architects (Firm) 2
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin 2
Denkmann family 2
Esbjörn, Constantin Magnus, 1858-1911 2
Forsyth, Thomas, 1771-1833 2
Foss, C.W. (Claude William), 1855-1935 2
Glynn, Herbert L. 2
Hasselquist, Eva Helena Cervin 2
Hasselquist, Hanna 2
Hauberg family 2
Hauberg, Anna Margaret Frels 2
Hauberg, John H. (John Henry), 1916-2002 2
Hauberg, Marx D., b. 1837 2
Hauberg, Susanne Christine Denkmann, 1872-1942 2
Jackson, Tom 2
Jones, L.E. 2
Kappa Epsilon Nu (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Keokuk, Sauk chief, 1780?-1848 2
Kilbourn, Edward 2
Nystul, Ingeborg, 1880-1972 2
Phi Beta Kappa. Zeta of Illinois Chapter (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Phi Omega Phi (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Phi Rho (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Pi Upsilon Gamma (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Quad City Symphony 2
Rho Nu Delta (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Sigma Pi Delta (Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.)) 2
Sorensen, C.W. (Clarence Woodrow), 1907-1982 2
Stahl, Dick 2
Stahl, Helen 2
Sweeney, Catherine Denkmann Hauberg, 1914-1995 2
Udden, Johan August, 1859-1932 2
United States Food Administration 2
United States. Naval Reserve 2
United States. War Production Board 2
United Sunday School Boys Band 2
WVIK (Radio station : Rock Island, Ill.) 2
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