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Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.) -- Alumni and alumnae

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

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

Paul Joseph Horick, Jr. papers

Identifier: MSS 414

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

Allen Johnson papers

Identifier: MSS 81

Allen H. Johnson graduated from Augustana College in 1929. While at Augustana, Johnson worked part time at the Augustana Book Concern and upon graduation, he became a full time cashier and payroll manager. Allen Johnson papers, circa 1914-1993 and undated, is arranged into 5 series: Programs (1923-1936 and undated), Augustana Book Concern (1927-1949); Photographs (1928 and undated); Books and Publications (circa 1914-1993 and undated); and Artifacts (1926-1940 and undated).

Dates: circa 1914-1993 and undated

Augustana College Office of Development collection on Arthur Larson

Identifier: MSS 297

Arthur “Brownie” Larson was born in Rockford, Illinois. He enrolled in the Augustana Academy in 1914 and took a brief break to serve in the Navy during World War I. He returned to Rock Island and attended Augustana College from 1918 to 1922. The Augustana College Office of Development collection on Arthur Larson contains papers about Larson's life collected by the Development Office, including photographs, programs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a plaque.

Dates: 1963-1974 and undated

Moretz and Stahl family collection of Augustana College materials

Identifier: MSS 299

The materials from the Moretz and Stahl family collection of Augustana College materials include the personal possessions of Ethel Paulson Moretz, Helen Moretz Stahl, Richard "Dick" Stahl, and John Moretz (son of Ethel Paulson Moretz and brother of Helen Moretz Stahl). Covering a 67 year span, the materials in the Moretz and Stahl family collection are date from 1924 to 2013 and include documents, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia from family members' time at Augustana College.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1924-2014 and undated

Carol Noren papers

Identifier: MSS 117
Abstract Carol Noren was the first woman graduate of Augustana Theological Seminary to enter the ministry. She served as pastor and hospital chaplain in Manchester, England (1975-1976) and associate pastor of Salem United Methodist Church in Barrington, Ill., from 1977 to 1981. Between 1986 and 1993, she served on faculty at Duke Divinity School and currently is the Wesley W. Nelson Professor of Homiletics at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. The Carol Noren papers, 1971-1983 and undated,...
Dates: 1971-1983 and undated

Charlotte Odman papers

Identifier: MSS 63
Abstract Charlotte J. Odman attended Augustana College from 1934 to 1938. After graduating, Odman worked for the Augustana Book Concern in Rock Island, Illinois, and later at the Board of Publication of the Lutheran Church of America in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the co-editor of the weekly Lutheran Companion and a co-author of The Home Altar, among other Lutheran publications. The Charlotte Odman papers, 1908-1990 and undated, includes personal postcards, Odman's writings for the Augustana...
Dates: 1908-1990 and undated

Palmquist family papers

Identifier: MSS 392

The Palmquist family papers, 1907-1983 and undated, includes postcards, class notebooks, correspondence and reproductions of photographs.The bulk of the materials in the collection focuses on Wilbur Palmquist, a minister and Augustana College alumnus. The Palmquist family owned a farm in Lawton, Iowa, and this is where Wilbur spent his time when he was not at Augustana College.

Dates: 1907-1983 and undated.

Lenora Purdy papers

Identifier: MSS 160
Abstract Lenora Purdy was born 16 July 1912, to Edward Purdy, an employee of the Iowa Telephone Company, and his wife, Antoinette Blaser-Purdy. Lenora had one sister, Erma (1913-2002), and they both attended the Davenport public schools. These included Monroe School, West Intermediate School, and Davenport High School. Lenora graduated from high school in 1929. After a few years, she enrolled in Augustana College and eventually obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1936. She obtained her Master's from the...
Dates: circa 1850-1993 and undated; Majority of material found within 1919-1941

C. Arnold and Blanche Serenius papers

Identifier: MSS 176
Abstract Carl Arnold Serenius was a student at Augustana College from 1922 to 1926. He was very active in the Augustana Male Quartet as well as the Wennerberg Chorus and football. Serenius married Blanche Williams, also a 1926 Augustana College graduate, in 1932. The C. Arnold and Blanche Serenius papers, 1922-1991, contains papers related to the college and professional lives of Blanche, Arnold, and Arnold's brother, Vernon Serenius, including a scrapbook, photographs, professional papers, and...
Dates: 1922-1991