This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on the history of Augustana College using Swenson Center resources.
The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations.
Most of the founders of Augustana College were Swedish immigrants and members of The Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod. The Swenson Center has some materials relating to the founding members of Augustana College, and pastors of the Augustana Synod. However, Augustana College Special Collections holds many more book and manuscript materials that address the history of the college as well as the papers of past Augustana presidents. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Keywords / Search terms:
Here are some search terms to try in the library catalog or other search areas.
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