Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Students
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
College Interclass League records
Identifier: MSS 225
Abstract The College Interclass League at Augustana College and Theological Seminary formed in 1903 with the object to "promote interest in literary and athletic work among the students of the four college classes" (College Interclass League Constitution, undated). Membership included all students in the College Department who were taking a minimum of 10 hours of regular college work. The College Interclass League records, 1903-1910 and undated, contains the league's constitution, minutes, and some...
Dates: 1903-1910 and undated
Emily Envall Dahlberg papers
Identifier: MSS 87
Abstract Emily Caroline Envall was born in Galesburg, Illinois, on 25 November 1869, the oldest child of John and Caroline Peterson Envall, recent immigrants from Sweden. She received less than seven years of formal education in the Galesburg public schools. On 10 January 1889 she entered the Augustana Conservatory of Music at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. She attended Augustana for only one year, leaving at the end of the semester in December 1889. The Emily Envall Dahlberg papers,...
Dates: 1889-1895 and undated
Discrete oversize items
Identifier: MSS 400
Abstract Discrete oversize items, circa 15th century-2016 and undated, contains oversize flat items, rolled items, and framed items primarily relating to Augustana College and local history. Materials include maps, posters, book and manuscript pages, newsclippings, subject files, portraits, photographs, art prints, building sketches, and advertisements. The items in this collection were collected by Special Collections staff over a period of several decades. Materials largely relate to Augustana...
Dates: circa 1400s-2016 and undated
Collection on Rudolph W. Edmund
Identifier: MSS 157
Abstract Rudolph W. Edmund graduated from Augustana College with a Bachelor's Degree in Geology in 1934. After working for a year, Edmund continued his education at the University of Iowa where he pursued and then attained a Master's Degree (1938) and then a Ph. D. (1940). For the remainder of his career, he alternated between working in the private sector as a petroleum geologist and teaching in the geology department at Augustana College, where he was instrumental in helping design new facilities...
Dates: 1933-1998 and undated
Ruth Erickson scrapbooks
Identifier: MSS 197
Abstract Ruth Erickson transferred to Augstana after completing her first year at Aurora College. She graduated in 1943 with a degree in English. She was a member of the Lutheran Student Association, the Berean Bible Class, the Women’s League, the Women’s Athletic Association, and was a student representative of the Augustana Art Association. The Ruth Erickson scrapbooks date from the early 1920s to 1950. The collection consists of a photograph album and two scrapbooks of Erickson's time at...
Dates: 1920s-1951 and undated
Carl Linus Eugene Esbjörn papers
Identifier: MSS 14
Abstract Carl Linus Eugene Esbjörn (also spelled Esbjorn) was the son of Augustana College's first president, Lars Paul Esbjörn. He attended Augustana College in the 1870s, studying at both the college's Paxton campus and Rock Island campus. He taught at several colleges before taking a permanent position at Augustana as a professor of languages in 1887. He would remain at Augustana for 52 years until his death in 1939, when he was struck by a car while crossing 7th Avenue. Esbjörn was interested in...
Dates: 1838-1941 and undated
Constantin Magnus Esbjörn papers
Identifier: MSS 13
Abstract Constantin Magnus Esbjörn (also spelled Esbjorn) was born to Gustava and Lars Paul Esbjörn, the founding president of Augustana College, in 1858. C.M. Esbjörn attended Augustana College in Paxton, Illinois, and followed the college when it moved in 1875 to Rock Island, Illinois. Following his graduation from Augustana in 1877, Esbjörn taught at Augustana until 1880 and then again from 1883 to 1890, when he was ordained. He and his family moved frequently throughout the western United States...
Dates: 1868-1925 and undated
Gustavus Adolphus Club Records
Identifier: MSS 227
The Gustavus Adolphus Club was formed at Augustana College and Theological Seminary on 15 October 1911. Membership was open to all Gustavus Adolphus students as well as Augustana College students. The Gustavus Adolphus Club records is a small collection consisting of a single bound book of club minutes from 1911 to 1916.
Luella Hallberg papers
Identifier: MSS 370
Luella Hallberg, Augustana College class of 1940, served as class representative and author of the alumni newsletter. The Luella Hallberg papers contains a packet from Augustana College’s 1995 alumni weekend; a spring 1995 alumni newsletter; letters from Augustana College alumni, 1995-1996; and material, 1994, apparently taken from a scrapbook.
Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist papers
Identifier: MSS 2
Abstract The Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist papers, 1840-1988 and undated, primarily documents the personal and professional life of the second president of Augustana College, Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist. Hasselquist was born in Sweden in 1816 and traveled to America in 1852. Before assuming the presidency of the college in 1863, Hasselquist was the president of the Augustana Synod, the editor of a Swedish-language newspaper, and a pastor. At Augustana College, Hasselquist oversaw many changes to the school...
Dates: 1840-1988 and undated