Brand

Flavius Sten scrapbook
1911-1930

MSS 216

2.5 linear inches (1 box)




Name of Creator(s):

Sten, Flavius.

Languages:

English

Access:

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Access points:

Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.)—Students
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.)—Sports
College Students – Societies and Clubs

Finding aid prepared by:

Helen Reinold, 2011.

Repository:

Augustana College Special Collections
Thomas Tredway Library
639 38th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
309-794-7643
specialcollections@augustana.edu




Custodial History
Administrative History/Biographical Sketch
Scope and Content
System of Arrangement
Related Materials
Container List



CUSTODIAL HISTORY

The scrapbook was found in the Collection on Augustana Athletics and Physical Education. It was removed to form its own collection in December 2010.

 
HISTORICAL SKETCH

Flavius J. Sten was born in St. Helens, Oregon. He attended the Augustana Academy for high school until 1911, when he entered Augustana College. As a freshman, he was a forward on the varsity basketball team, a position he would hold until he graduated. He also coached the girls’ basketball team. As a sophomore, Sten joined the Gladstone Debating Team, the Phrenokosmian Society, and the Tennis Club. During his junior year, Sten joined the Rooters Club, the track squad, the baseball team, and was also elected president of the Athletic Association. He acted as the treasurer of the Augustana Military Band and played clarinet. During his senior year, Sten acted as the Manager of Athletics and the captain of the varsity basketball team. He was also the Organizations editor for the Rockety-I, the school yearbook, and was named the salutatorian of his class. Sten graduated from Augustana College in 1914. After graduation, he worked for one year as a science teacher at St. Helens High School in Oregon, before moving to Great Falls, Montana. Sten married Clara Johnson in 1917 and became the general manager of the Montana Hardware Company.  

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Flavius Sten scrapbook contains newspaper clippings related to Sten’s life and athletic career. It covers his time at Augustana College as well as his later adult life. The scrapbook encompasses 0.2 linear feet and covers the dates 1911 to 1930.

 

SYSTEM OF ARRANGEMENT

The materials in the scrapbook are arranged chronologically and were maintained in their original order.

 

RELATED MATERIALS

MSS 217 Collection on Augustana Athletics and Physical Education

 

CONTAINER LIST

BOX 1

Flavius Sten scrapbook

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