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    A Community That Connects

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    One Hundred Years of Oratorio at Augustana: A History of The Handel Oratorio Society, 1881-1980

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    When the Handel Oratorio Society gave the Messiah December 12, 13, 14th 1980 in Centennial Hall, Rock Island, Illinois it completed one hundred years of oratorio singing at Augustana College. Part I recounts the origin, difficulties, and development of the organization which began as the Augustana Handel Oratorio Society, divided the field with the Conservatory Choir, and reunited as the Handel Oratorio Society. Part II attempts to give a complete list of the programs, 1881-1980, with names of participants and dates and places of each performance.https://digitalcommons.augustana.edu/ahsbooks/1012/thumbnail.jp

    The Church of Sweden on the Delaware, 1638-1831

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    A discussion of the Swedish Lutheran Church in New Sweden covering the churches of Holy Trinity at Christina, now Wilmington, Delaware; an early Tinicum Island church and Wicaco church from which grew the Gloria Dei Church in Philadelphia; St. James Church in Kingsessing, now in Philadelphia; Christ or Old Swedes in Upper Merion, now in Philadelphia; Raccoon, now Swedesboro, and Penns Neck, now Churchtown or Lower Penns Neck, New Jersey. The churches which survived to 1776 became Anglican.https://digitalcommons.augustana.edu/ahsbooks/1002/thumbnail.jp

    A History of the Augustana Library, 1860-1990: an international treasure

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    Table of Contents: A Royal Beginning--From Chicago to Paxton--The Tower in Rock Island--In Old Main--C. O. Granere--The Denkmann Gift--Marcus Skarstedt--Ira O. Nothstein--William Baehr--Donald Rod--Lucien White--Ernest Espelie--John Caldwell--A Living Library--Librarians: Terms of Service. Appendices: Library Publications--Publications of the Augustana Historical Society--Occasional Papers--The Institute: Historical Swedish Handbooks--Sources.https://digitalcommons.augustana.edu/ahsbooks/1004/thumbnail.jp

    No Memories are Dearer

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    Looking west: Three Essays on Swedish-American Life

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    Excerpt from preface: This book contains three essays on Swedish and Swedish-American topics by Jules Mauritzson, professor of Swedish language and literature at Augustana College from 1901 until his untimely death in 1930. Table of Contents: Preface / Dag Blanck, Ann Boaden -- Introduction / Dag Blanck -- The Swedish-American: at Work and Play, at Home and Away (Svensk-amerikanen i helg och söcken, hemma och borta) -- Chicago: From Open Prairie To a City of One Million in Fifty Years (Chicago: från öde prairie till million-stad på femtio år) -- Christmas Customs, Old and New (Julseder: gamla och nya)https://digitalcommons.augustana.edu/ahsbooks/1014/thumbnail.jp

    Augustana Historical Society Publications Volume V

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    Table of Contents: C. W. Foss: an appreciation / George M. Stephenson -- Diary kept by L. P. Esbjorn, 1849 / O. L. Nordstrom -- Reports to the American Home Missionary Society, 1849-1856 / Conrad Bergendoff -- The sources of the original constitution of the Augustana Synod / Conrad Bergendoff -- Early letters to Erland Carlsson / E. W. Olson -- Sources on revolutionary Europe : A selected list from the Charles XV Collection / George Gordon Andrews -- The Augustana Historical Society, 1930-1935 / O. L. Nordstrom -- In memoriam.https://digitalcommons.augustana.edu/ahsbooks/1011/thumbnail.jp

    Luther's works : vol. 40 : Church and Ministry II

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    Luther's Works : V. 40: Church and Ministry II

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    Philadelphiaxv, 410 p.; 23 c
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