Augustana College and Theological Seminary Religious Organizations
1.75 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 oversize boxes)
|Name of Creator(s):||
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
|Finding aid prepared by:||
Julia G. Westblade, 2012.
Augustana College Special Collections
|Scope and Content|
|System of Arrangement|
|Little is known about the provenance of this collection. It was presumably assembled by the Augustana College librarians; materials may have been placed together due to the similarites among the organizations included. The minutes of the Lutheran Student Association Bible Hour were added to the collection in March, 2012.|
The Collection of Augustana College and Theological Seminary Religious Organizations comprises of records and minutes of several student religous organizations and Bible societies from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
|SCOPE AND CONTENT|
The Collection of Augustana College and Theological Seminary Religious Organizations dates from 1884-1937 and measures 1.75 linear feet. It contains meeting minutes and records for various religious organizations and is divided into five series: Augustana Theological Seminary, Augustana College Bible Societies, Lutheran Brotherhood, Luther League, and Lutheran Student Association.
The Augustana Theological Seminary series dates from 1884-1926 and contains records from the Concordia Society and the Committee on the Work in the Congregations.
The Augustana College Bible Societies series dates from 1917-1927 and contains records and minutes for student Bible groups such as the Berean Bible Society, Sola Fide Bible Society, the Augustana Bible Class, and the Luther Bible Society.
The Lutheran Brotherhood series dates from 1917-1921 and contains minutes, correspondence, records, and a constiution.
The Luther League series contains pamphlets and a constiution from 1935.
The Lutheran Student Association series dates from 1925-1937 and contains officer records, newsletters, membership records, and conference plans. The Membership Index is a wooden box and is housed separately in Box 6.
|SYSTEM OF ARRANGEMENT|
This collection was gathered and arranged by the librarians in Augustana College Special Collections. It is arranged by organization in chronological order.
MSS 249 Campus Church
Augustana Theological Seminary, 1884-1926
Concordia Society, 1884-1926
Book of Minutes, 1897
Secretary's Record, 1911-1926
Committee on the Work in the Congregations, 1911-1926
Augustana College Bible Societies, 1917-1927
Berean Bible Society, 1917-1921
Sola Fide Bible Society, 1919-1927
Augustana Bible Class, 1919-1923
Luther Bible Society, 1921-1922
Lutheran Brotherhood, 1917-1921
Organizational Records, 1917-1919
Minutes, November 1918- May 1918
Minutes, January 1919
Minutes, October 1919- May 1921
Financial Reports, 1918
Luther League, 1935
Lutheran Student Association, Regional, 1924-1937
President Records, 1935-1937
Treasurer Records, 1935-1937
Lutheran Student Association Bible Hour Minutes, 1928-1937
Regional Records, 1924-1937
Regional Programs, 1936-1937
Regiona Conference at Augustana, 1936
Regional Conferences, 1924-1937
Pamphlets and Printed Matter
Membership Cards, 1930-1931
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