Women college students -- Illinois
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Idune Honorary Society notebook
Identifier: MSS 185
The Idune Honorary Society was founded 16 March 1933, to “foster and encourage scholarship among Augustana Women.” The Idune Honorary Society notebook, 1933, contains the society's handwritten constitution and meeting minutes from four meetings in March and April 1933.
Inter-Sorority Council meeting minutes
Identifier: MSS 172
Abstract The Inter-Sorority Council was founded in the fall of 1929 as the governing body of the Augustana College sororities. The council, at the time of its founding, consisted of two officers, a President and a Secretary-Treasurer; two representatives of each of the sororities; two faculty members; and the current Dean of Women. The council controlled regulations for sorority rushing and pledging. The Inter-Sorority Council meeting minutes, 1934-1938, contains minutes of the groups meetings from...
Niel M. and Verna Gail Applegate Johnson papers
Identifier: MSS 82
Abstract 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....
Kappa Epsilon Nu records
Identifier: MSS 277
Abstract The Kappa Epsilon Nu sorority, known as both the “Kens” and the “Kappas”, was established as a sorority at Augustana College in 1925 by Leota J. Norton, Ester Woodburn, Florence Tams, Eleanor Graham, Ethel Eldrige, Charlotte Schnathoist, Kay Bragg, Helen Searle, Natalie Souders, and Frances Long. The Kens chose to give up their charter in 1970, citing declining membership and insubstantial funds as the cause. The Kappa Epsilon Nu records, 1926-1970 and undated (bulk 1945-1970), includes...
Dates: 1926-1970 and undated; Majority of material found within ( 1945-1970)
Kappa Epsilon records
Identifier: MSS 275
Abstract The Kappa Epsilon sorority, nicknamed the “Keys”, was founded at Augustana College in 1913 by six young women. The group changed its name from “Qui Est Qui” to Kappa Epsilon when it became an official Greek group in 1919. The Keys gave up their charter in the mid-1990s after years of declining membership. The Kappa Epsilon records, 1926-1988 and undated, is organized into four series: Sorority activities, 1926-1988 and undated; Correspondence, 1980-1988 and undated; Photographs and...
Dates: 1926-1988 and undated
Erleen Lindeman scrapbook
Identifier: MSS 198
Abstract 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
Identifier: MSS 113
Abstract 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,...
Margaret Olmsted papers
Identifier: MSS 12
Abstract Margaret Olmsted joined the Augustana faculty in 1921. She was among one of the earliest female professors at the school. In 1937, she was named Associate Professor of Latin and Mathematics. She was known for her love of teaching, and often stressed the importance of studying foreign languages. After 46 years of teaching, she retired in 1967. That same year, she was named Professor Emeritus of Classics. Her connection to Augustana continued when she was named to the Augustana Alumni...
Olof Olsson family papers
Identifier: MSS 3
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1861-1943, 1993 and undated
Ethel E. Pearson scrapbook
Identifier: MSS 137
Abstract Ethel Elvera Pearson attended Augustana College from 1918 to 1922. A graduate of Davenport High School, she majored in biological science at Augustana. While at Augustana, Pearson was a member of the Adelphic Society, Edward Everett Debating Club, the Augustana Foreign Missionary Society, and the Senior Girl’s Club. She was a founding member of the Phi Rho sorority and was on the Class Honor Roll. The Ethel E. Pearson scrapbook, 1918-1922, documents Pearson's time at Augustana, including...