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Collection on Henry Veld

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 30
Abstract Henry Veld conducted various choral groups associated with Augustana College, including the Augustana College Choir and Handel Oratorio Society, in the mid-twentieth century. During his tenure at Augustana, Veld took the choir on annual tours where they sang in 33 of the United States, three Canadian provinces, and five European countries. In 1955, the choir appeared on Ed Sullivan's Toast of the Town television program where they sang "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning," from the musical...
Dates: 1923-1976 and undated

Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 315
Abstract

The Arthur Wald Armistice Day collection contains pamphlets, articles, political cartoons and other propaganda collected by Dr. Arthur Wald, who served as Dean of the College at Augustana College and Theological Seminary from 1931 until 1947. The collection consists of eight series: Armistice Day; Secular Organizations; Religious Organizations; Foreign Publications; Military and Armaments; Miscellaneous Issues; Propaganda; and Posters, Flyers, and Newspapers.

Dates: 1917-1935 and undated

J.E.W. Wallin and L.E. Jones correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 377
Abstract

L. E. Jones and J.E.W. Wallin were both Augustana College alumni. L.E. Jones corresponded frequently with Wallin under the auspices of the Augustana Alumni Association board and as alumni editor of the Augustana Observer. Their correspondence largely centers Wallin’s implorations to Jones to publish a bibliography of his work and Jones’s attempts to convince Wallin to contribute to the Observer.

Dates: 1916-1925

John C. Walsh papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 100c
Abstract

John C. Walsh was a man interested in Black Hawk and the Black Hawk wars. In 1892, he wrote a letter to H.N. Patterson in Oquawka, Illinois, asking for information about Black Hawk. The result of his search is unknown. This collection contains an 1892 letter from Walsh, as well as several letters about Walsh between Florence Patterson and John Henry Hauberg.

Dates: 1892-1936

"The Water Devil" manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 296
Abstract “The Water Devil: a Tale of Fact and Fiction” is a mystery about a monster terrorizing the Rock Island area. The ‘Water Devil’ attacks victims near the river, then disappears into the water. The tale follows a young man helping with the investigation of the assaults. Pages are missing from the manuscript, so the story is incomplete. The author is unknown, although the narrator states that he lived in the area during the “gay ‘90s,” and seems to set the story around 1918. This collection...
Dates: undated

Erwin Weber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 112
Abstract Erwin Weber was born on April 17, 1921, in Leichlingen, Germany. In order to decrease his family’s cost of living, he was raised in a foster home, then in an orphanage, with several of his siblings. Weber immigrated to the United States in 1936 when he was 15. He later became a German professor at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. Materials in this collection inclue notebooks, files, manuscripts of professional writings, books, photographs, slides, and photo albums, DVDs, coins,...
Dates: circa 1930s-2000s

Collection on Egon Weiner

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Identifier: MSS 163
Abstract Egon Weiner was born in 1906 in Vienna, Austria. He trained as an artist at the School for Arts and Crafts (Kunstgewerbe Schule) and the Academy of Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste) in Vienna. He received an M.F.A. from the Academy of Fine Arts in 1933. He arrived in the United States in 1938 after fleeing Nazi-occupied Austria and became a citizen in 1944. He became a professor of sculpture and life drawing at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1945-1971, and was visiting professor of...
Dates: 1947-1987 and undated

Wennerberg Chorus records

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Identifier: MSS 232
Abstract Augustana College's Wennerberg Male Chorus was formed in October 1901. Gustav Andreen, then president of Augustana College, had requested that a male chorus be organized to participate in the Gunnar Wennerberg Festival to be held the following December. The group eventually merged with the all-female Oriole Chorus in 1931 to form the Augustana College Choir, although the male members of the choir did continue to perform separately as the Wennerberg Chorus until the mid-1960s. The Wennerberg...
Dates: 1901-1933 and undated

West family papers

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Identifier: MSS 335
Abstract

Lewis Edgar (L.E.) West was born 13 April 1854 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Harmon E. and Mary E. West. The family settled in Rock Island, Illinois, in 1861. On 10 October 1888, L.E. West married Ella C. Clarkson of Galesburg, Illinois. The West family papers, 1885-1928 and undated, consists of correspondence (1894-1915 and undated), financial records (1913-1928), advertisements (undated), and other papers (1885-1921 and undated).

Dates: 1885-1928 and undated

Hans Westerlund papers

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Identifier: MSS 379
Abstract Hans Westerlund (1842-1874) was a devout Evangelical Lutheran and a Civil War soldier who served in Company C of the 43rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment (also known as the “Koerner Regiment”) for the United States Army. The Hans Westerlund papers contain correspondence, genealogical information, and photographs. Westerlund’s correspondence documents the 43rd Infantry’s movement from Benton Barracks, Missouri, through Pittsburg Landing, Jackson, and Bolivar, Tennessee, and Little Rock,...
Dates: 1861-1865, 1960 and undated

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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 64
College students -- Societies, etc. 59
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students 53
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Swedish Americans 28
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Women college students -- Illinois 27
College students -- Social life and customs 26
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae 25
Women -- Societies and clubs 25
College students -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 22
Sweden -- Emigration and immigration 21
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Faculty 20
Greek letter societies 19
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Administration 16
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Societies, etc. 15
Music in universities and colleges -- Illinois -- Rock Island 14
Music -- Instruction and study 13
Scrapbooks 11
Swedish American Lutherans 11
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Religion 11
Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- History 10
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Choral societies -- Illinois -- Rock Island 9
Education, Higher -- Religious aspects 9
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Moline (Ill.) -- History 8
Rock Island (Ill.) -- History 8
Student notes 8
World War, 1939-1945 8
Campus planning -- Illinois 7
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Fund raising -- Illinois -- History -- 20th century 7
Geology -- Study and teaching 7
Rock Island County (Ill.) -- History 7
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Women -- Diaries 6
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Europe -- Description and travel 5
Germany -- Emigration and immigration 5
Hiking 5
Research notes 5
Rock Island (Ill.) -- Genealogy 5
Sheet music 5
Sweden -- Kings and rulers 5
Swedish language -- Study and teaching 5
Universities and colleges -- Illinois -- Administration 5
Academic librarians -- Illinois 4
African American student movements -- Illinois 4
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Education, Higher -- Illinois -- History 4
Feminism -- United States 4
Fox Indians 4
Gender and society 4
Historic sites -- Illinois -- Rock Island 4
Oral history 4
Racism 4
Rock Island (Ill.) 4
Rock Island County (Ill.) -- Genealogy 4
Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa 4
Sauk Indians 4
Universities and colleges -- Illinois -- Finance 4
Antisemitism 3
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Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Anniversaries, etc. 3
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Basketball 3
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Black Hawk War, 1832 3
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College sports for women -- Illinois -- Rock Island 3
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Colorado -- Description and travel 3
Davenport (Iowa) -- History 3
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Galesburg (Ill.) -- History 3
Geology -- United States -- Societies, etc. 3
Indians of North America 3
Intramural sports -- Illinois -- Rock Island 3
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Language
English 339
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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