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Science -- Study and teaching

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Augustana College Science Club records

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Identifier: MSS 256
Abstract

The Augustana College Science Club was a student organization founded 7 May 1909, according to the 1910 Rockety-I yearbook, "for the purpose of promoting the study of the natural sciences." The Augustana College Science Club records, 1922-1924 and undated, consists primarily of correspondence concerning the purchase and payment of the Science Bulletin for club members, financial records, and a few scientific articles.

Dates: 1922-1924 and undated

Robert Frank papers

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Identifier: MSS 404
Abstract Robert C. Frank was a professor of physics at Augustana College from 1964 to 1992. Frank was active in helping shape the early development of the Physics Department in the 1960s, advocating for the program to become research-focused. Frank specialized in solid state physics, metallurgy, magnetomechanical damping, diffusion, and scientific computing. He completed several research projects during his time at Augustana, often involving Augustana students as research assistants. The Robert Frank...
Dates: 1946-2000s

Carl Leland Horberg papers

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Identifier: MSS 125
Abstract Carl Leland Horberg was a former geology professor at Augustana College. Horberg was born in Cambridge, Illinois, in 1910. He was the first student to graduate from the newly formed department of geology in 1932. He continued his education, receiving a doctorate from the University of Chicago, and also completed many important studies on the Mississippi Valley area. He returned to teach at Augustana College from 1935 until 1937, and later taught at the University of Illinois and the...
Dates: 1932-1955 and undated

Josua Lindahl papers

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Identifier: MSS 16
Abstract Josua Lindahl was a professor of natural science and mathematics at Augustana College and Theological Seminary in Rock Island, Illinois, from 1878 to 1888. Lindahl is remembered as the first full time science teacher at Augustana College and laid the foundation for his successor, John Udden, a later professor of geology. In 1888, Lindahl left Augustana for a position as state geologist and curator at the Illinois Natural History Museum, Springfield. He was an important member of the...
Dates: 1844-1958 and undated

Collection on the Pew Science Program at Augustana College

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Identifier: MSS 169
Abstract In 1987, the Pew Charitable Trusts invited Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, to compete for funding with 60 other colleges in the United States. The program’s main purpose is to improve science and math programs in undergraduate institutions. Augustana College was part of the Great Lakes cluster, and received funds from 1988 until 1994. Materials in the collection include programs, schedules, notes, correspondence, financial records, reports, grant information, program evaluations,...
Dates: 1987-1995

Johan August Udden papers

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Identifier: MSS 17
Abstract Johan August Udden was born in Sweden in 1859 and emigrated to America with his family at the age of 2. He attended St. Ansgar Academy in Minnesota from 1873-1876, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Augustana College in 1881. He returned to Augustana College to natural science and geology in 1888. While at Augustana, Udden supervised the geology museum, which had been started by Josua Lindahl. Also, he was leader for the Weatherman's Club (1903) which was the forerunner of the...
Dates: 1873-1987 and undated

Hal C. Yingling papers

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Identifier: MSS 22
Abstract

Hal C. Yingling taught biology, entomology, and botany at Augustana College from 1919 to 1960. The Hal C. Yingling papers, 1887-1926 and undated, contains Yingling's personal and professional papers, including Vital Records, Correspondence, Financial Records, Essays, Newsclippings, Miscellaneous, and Photographs.

Dates: 1887-1926 and undated