Augustana College (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 207
Abstract The Augustana College Alumni Association was formed in 1877 by the first graduating class of Augustana. The main objectives of the group differed slightly with each iteration of the constitution but generally included continuing "the pleasant relations formed" while at Augustana and promoting the interests of the institution. The Alumni Association of Augustana College records, 1860-2013 and undated, contains meeting minutes, organizational records, promotional materials, and research...
Dates: 1860-2013 and undated
Identifier: MSS 5
Abstract Conrad Bergendoff was the fifth president of Augustana College. Bergendoff was born in rural Nebraska in 1895. He attended Augustana College, and was a member of the class of 1915. He also earned a divinity degree from Augustana Seminary. After several years Bergendoff returned to the seminary as the dean, then as the president of the seminary and the college in 1935. After the seminary split from the college in 1948, Bergendoff remained the president of the college for fourteen more years....
Dates: 1869-1998 and undated
Identifier: MSS 239
Abstract Herbert L. Glynn was a former student and administrator for Augustana College. Glynn graduated from the College with his BA in 1926. He returned to Augustana in 1944 as the director of administrations. Glynn also held posts as the director of admissions and records, the director of field services, assistant to the president, financial aid officer, director of non-academic public events, and research associate. In his role as a research associate (which the papers in this collection pertain...
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....
Identifier: MSS 291
Abstract Oral history interviews, 1980-2021 and undated, contains recordings and transcripts from several oral history projects conducted by or in conjunction with Augustana College. Many of these projects were conducted by students for HIST369, Oral History and Testimonio, from 2008 to 2014. Interview topics include Latino leadership in the Quad Cities, World War II in the Quad Cities, remembrances of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Augustana College history, recollections of Augustana College...
Dates: 1980-2021 and undated
Identifier: MSS 78
Painter and sculptor. Augustana College commissioned Carl A.E.Tolpo to paint memorial portraits of Augustana College faculty. The collection mostly includes correspondence between Tolpo and various College affiliates.
Dates: 1923-1956 and undated
Identifier: MSS 62
Abstract Harriet Rachel Wheeler was born on 23 June 1903 in Davenport, Iowa. She attended Cornell College before enrolling at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois in September 1924. Wheeler was a member of the Woman's Club, and was often on the honor roll. She graduated in 1927 with an A.B. in History. After her graduation, she remained involved with the Alumni Association of Augustana College through correspondence and gift giving. The Harriet Wheeler papers, 1921-1975 and undated, largely...
Dates: 1921-1975 and undated