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Collection Hillsboro College (Hillsboro, Ill.) records
Collection Number I/O:6
Dates of Creation 1837, 1847, 1852, 1902, 1919, 1926.
Extent of Description .25 linear feet, 1 box
Language English
Creator Hillsboro College records (Hillsboro, Ill.)
Search Terms Hillsboro College (Hillsboro, Ill.)
Hillsboro (Ill.)
Illinois
Universities and colleges
Access Conditions There are no restrictions on use of this collection.
Administrative or Biographical History The college was founded in 1849 by the Lutheran Synod of Illinois. Hillsboro College was the predecessor of Illinois State University in Springfield, Illinois; Augustana College and Theological Seminary, Paxton and Rock Island, Illinois; and Carthage College, Wisconsin. Augustana Synod pastor, Lars Paul Esbjörn, was one of its trustees.
Scope & Content The records includes photocopies of legal papers 1837-1926.
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