Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 80
Abstract Esther Miriam Andreen was born on September 4, 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut to parents Gustav and Marie Andreen. Her father became the fourth president of Augustana College in 1901. Albrecht had two older brothers, Paul and Marion, and two younger, Gustav and Carl. She attended the Augustana Academy from 1908 to 1914, and enrolled at Augustana College in the fall of 1914, where she studied Modern Languages. She was a member of the Sigma Kappa Tau sorority, the Adelphic Society, the Woman’s...
Dates: 1943, circa 1985 and undated
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, 1860-1999 and undated, contains meeting minutes, organizational records, promotional materials, and research material...
Dates: 1860-1999 and undated
Identifier: MSS 4
Abstract Gustav Andreen was the fourth president of Augustana College as well as its longest-serving president, having held office from 1901 to 1935. Andreen was the first Augustana president to be born in the United States, to have graduated from Augustana, and to serve more than 30 years. Andreen was also responsible for creating an organized fundraising campaign to establish a college endowment. During his time at Augustana, Andreen created a formal geology department, raised over $1 million for the...
Dates: 1835-1964 and undated
Identifier: MSS 395
Abstract The Augustana College audiovisual collection, 1930-2016 and undated, contains video recordings (including films, videotapes, and digital video) and audio recordings (including audiotapes, audiocassettes, and compact discs) related to Augustana College and the Quad City community. Recordings capture campus events, interviews with Augustana faculty and staff, promotional footage, musical performances, religious services, radio broadcasts, and other topics.
Dates: 1930-2016 and undated
Identifier: MSS 150
Abstract Erland Levi Borg was an Augustana alumnus and Lutheran minister. The Erland Levi Borg papers, 1926-1993 and undated, contains articles, pamphlets, receipts, music uniforms, and paraphernalia regarding the Augustana Concert Band European Tour of 1928 and other campus organizations. There is also biographical information regarding Borg's life after Augustana and photographs of Band Tour Reunions. Materials have been arranged into series according to accession date.
Dates: 1926-1993 and undated
Identifier: MSS 294
Abstract The Chi Omega Gamma, Beta alumnae chapter was organized 21 January 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. The members met to keep in touch with alumnae from the Augustana College sorority, Chi Omega Gamma. The Chi Omega Gamma, Beta alumnae chapter records, 1945-1964, contains minutes, membership records, correspondence, invitations, flyers, COGWheel newsletters, and mailing lists.
Identifier: MSS 159
Abstract Olof Nelson Glim was born 15 December 1865 in Glimakra, Skane, Sweden. He emigrated to the United States in 1882. He received his B. A. (1893) and B. D. (1900) from Augustana College and Theological Seminary. He was ordained in St. Paul, Minnesota, as a Lutheran Minister in 1899. He served in several areas in the United States as a minister, including Pennsylvania, California, Oregon, New York, and Massachusetts. The Olof Nelson Glim papers, 1933-1944 and undated, contains a scrapbook of...
Dates: 1933-1944 and undated
Identifier: MSS 370
Abstract 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.
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
Identifier: MSS 414
Abstract This collection includes items collected by Paul Joseph Horick, Jr. during his time as an undergraduate student at Augustana College and Theological Seminary. It contains biographical information, a photograph of Paul Joseph Horick, Jr. and Sr., Phi Omega Phi materials, Homecoming ephemera, and a letterman's sweater with a separate varsity letter 'A'.
Dates: 1944-1945 and undated