This collection consists of 8 series: Programs, Minutes, Financial Records, Correspondence, Publicity, Other Bands, Video Recordings, and Sound Recordings.
The Programs series (1875-2012 and undated) consists of programs for band performances spanning nearly the entirety of the group's existence on campus.
The Minutes series (1882-1924 scattered) consists of two bound books containing the band constitution and minutes of meetings of the Augustana Band (initially called the Augustana Military Band) which often met before band practice. Membership was limited mainly to band members.
The Financial Records series (1923-1928) consists of the Band Manager's records of expenses including uniforms, instruments, booking fees and logistics of touring.
The Correspondence series (1924-1930 and undated) mainly consists of letters written by the band manager booking events, publicizing the band's touring schedule, or inquiring after financial matters.
The Publicity series (1923-1998 scattered and undated) consists of posters, flyers and newspaper clippings that advertise or review various band performances. A few of the earlier clippings are gathered in a scrapbook along with a written introduction.
The Other Bands series (1926 and 1961 and undated) consists of programs and publicity from other college bands including those from Valparaiso, Luther and Gustavus Adolphus.
The Video Recordings series (1928 and undated) mainly consists of film and video documentary of the Augustana College Band's tour of Europe in 1928.
The Sound Recordings series (1958-1979 and undated) mainly consists of recordings from the band's concert seasons.
Series I. Programs
Series II. Minutes
Minutes, 1882-1892; 1905-1913; 1922-1924
Series III. Financial Records
Band Manager Records, 1923-1924
Band Manager Records, 1925-1926
Band Manager Records (bound), 1926-1927
Band Manager Records- On Tour in Sweden, 1928
Band Manager Records, 1928
Receipt Books and Bank Books, 1926-1928
Series IV. Correspondence
Correspondence, Jan-May 1926
Correspondence, June-Dec 1926
Series V. Publicity
Publications & Promotional Flyers, 1923, 1928, 1969, 1973, and undated
Publications & Promotional Flyers, 1982, 1986-1989, 1998 and undated
New Releases, 1962-1964
Newspaper Clippings, 1921-1923
Newspaper Clippings (bound), 1924-1925
Newspaper Clippings, 1969-1974
Tour Itineraries and band schedules, 1963, 1971, 1973
Augustana Heritage Week Announcement, 1985
Posters, 1978-1979 1984-1987
Series VI. Other Bands
Other band publications, 1926, 1961 and undated
Video Recordings, 1928 and undated
AV BOX 1
F-0235/1: “Rock Island- Preliminary Tour” May-August, 1928 [Film]
F-0235/2: Augustana College Band 1928 [Film]
F-0235/3: “Adirondacks, Liverpool, St. Lawrence”, 1928 [Film]
Gothenburg, Trollhattan, Halsingborg, 1928 [Film]
Malmo, Tivoli, Stockhom [Film]
AV BOX 2
F-0235/6: “Stockholm" [Film]
F-0235/7: “Koln”, 1928 [Film]
F-0235/8: “Paris, Berlin, etc.” 1928 [Film]
F-0235/9: “Paris, Berlin, Voyage Home” [Film]
AV BOX 4
VT-0235/1:Augustana Band Tour of 1928 [VHS]
Sound Recordings, 1958-1979 and undated
AV BOX 2
R-0235/1: Untitled [tape]
AV BOX 3
LP-0235/1: Commencement, 1958 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/2: Concert Season, 1963 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/3: Concert Season, 1964 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/4: Concert Season, 1965 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/5: Concert Season, 1967 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/6: Concert Season, 1968 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/7: Concert Season, 1969 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/8: Concert Season, 1970 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/9: Concert Season, 1972 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/10: Concert Season, 1973 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/11: Concert Season, 1974 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/12: Concert Season, 1975 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/13: Concert Season, 1977 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/14: Concert Season, 1979 [vinyl record]
LP-0235/15: Marches & More [vinyl record]