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Special Collections: Researching Augustana College History

This guide will help you embark on research into the history of Augustana College (previously Augustana College and Theological Seminary) in Rock Island, Illinois.

Frequently Used Digital Resources on Augustana College History

These are some of the most frequently used resources for researching the history of Augustana College.  Many basic questions can be answered by consulting one of the sources below, all of which are available outside of the Special Collections reading room.  If you need help using one of these resources, please don't hesitate to ask at the Research Help Desk on the second floor of the library, visit the Special Collections reading room when we are open, or send an email to