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Joseph Medill Patterson Papers

  • US ILfC SC/001
  • Collection
  • 1901 - 1950

Joseph Medill Patterson's papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, a wide variety of personal and business financial records, cartoons, and other materials. They relate to Patterson's career as co-publisher and publisher of the Chica...

Patterson, Joseph Medill, 1879-1946

Arthur M. Wood Family Collection

  • US ILfC SC/035
  • Collection
  • 1932 - 1974

This small group of materials includes small-format candid amateur photographic prints, family letters, and news clippings by and about members of this Lake Forest, Illinois family, mostly from the 1940s and 1950s.There is a small reference collec...

Wood, Pauline Palmer, ca. 1917-1984

J. Howard Wood Family Papers 1857-1959

  • US ILfC SC/047
  • Collection

The Wood Family Papers comprises the story of J. Howard Wood as a student at Lake Forest College from 1918-1922 as well as his life as a graduate student at Harvard from 1922-1926. This collection includes maps and town information of where the fa...

Wood, J. Howard

Weber & Weber Collection

  • US ILfC SC/054
  • Collection
  • 1923-1996

A substantial portion of the Weber & Weber Collection contains documents relating to the Ravinia Festival Park as Bertram Weber worked on a number of architectural projects at the park. These documents include correspondence and architectural...

Weber, Bertram A.

Kay McCarter Collection on Cissy Patterson

  • US ILfC SC/060
  • Collection
  • 1927-1949, undated

This collection contains photographs of Cissy Patterson, as well as her dog. Additionally the collection contains correspondence with Kay McCarter. This correspondence includes letters from both Cissy Patterson and her daughter, Felicia Gizycka,...

McCarter, Kay

Robert Seyfarth Family Collection

  • US ILfC SC/073
  • Collection

This collection contains newspaper clippings, including those about Robert Seyfarth's death, his son Robert Jr. and his wife, Mary Hays Seyfarth, as well as the Brewster Shirt Factory.Additionally, the collection contains documents and corres...

Seyfarth, Robert

Mary Horton Wadsworth Collection

  • US ILfC SC/075
  • Collection
  • 1889-1909

This collection contains correspondence to and from Mary Horton Wadsworth, as well as Lake Forest University Commencement programs from 1889. There are also various programs from Presbyterian churches in Massachusetts and Washington D.C. Additio...

Wadsworth, Mary Horton

Gordon Adamson Calligraphy Collection

  • US ILfC SC/101
  • Collection
  • 1963-1986

This collection contains materials related to calligraphy. The bulk of the collection is made up of journals and newsletters from various calligraphy organizations. It also includes Adamson correspondence and member directories for the Friends o...

Adamson, Gordon