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Augustana College and Theological Seminary Religious Organizations

1884-1937

MSS 222
1.75 linear feet (3 boxes, 3 oversize boxes)



Name of Creator(s):

Unknown

Languages:

English, Swedish

Access:

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Access points:

Bible Study
Luther League of America
College Students--Societies and clubs
College Students--Religious Life
Augustana College and Theological Seminary (Rock Island, Ill.)

Finding aid prepared by:

Julia G. Westblade, 2012.

Repository:

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




Custodial History
Historical Note
Scope and Content
System of Arrangement
Related Materials
Container List



CUSTODIAL HISTORY
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.
 
HISTORICAL NOTE

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.

 

RELATED MATERIALS

MSS 249 Campus Church
MSS 249a Campus Ministries

 

CONTAINER LIST

BOX 1
Augustana Theological Seminary, 1884-1926

Concordia Society, 1884-1926

Minutes, 1884-1888

Book of Minutes, 1897

Secretary's Record, 1911-1926


BOX 2

Committee on the Work in the Congregations, 1911-1926

Minutes, 1911-1926

Augustana College Bible Societies, 1917-1927

Berean Bible Society, 1917-1921

    Minutes, 1917-1921

Sola Fide Bible Society, 1919-1927

    Minutes 1919-1927

BOX 3

Augustana Bible Class, 1919-1923

    Minutes, 1919-1921

    Minutes, 1921-1923

Luther Bible Society, 1921-1922

    Minutes, 1921-1922

BOX 4

Lutheran Brotherhood, 1917-1921

Organizational Records, 1917-1919

Constitution, 1918

Minutes, November 1918- May 1918

Minutes, January 1919

Minutes, October 1919- May 1921

Correspondence, 1917-1918

Financial Reports, 1918

Luther League, 1935

BOX 5

Lutheran Student Association, Regional, 1924-1937

President Records, 1935-1937

    Correspondence, 1935-1937

    Reports, 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 Newsletter

    Regional Conferences, 1924-1937

Pamphlets and Printed Matter

Membership, 1930-1931

    Membership Cards, 1930-1931

BOX 6

    Membership Index

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