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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

Edward H. Bennett Collection

  • US ILfC SC/002
  • Collection
  • 1870-1854

The collection consists of personal and professional papers of the architect Edward H. Bennett. The collection is arranged into two series. Series 1 includes correspondence, drafts, and plans from throughout Bennett's career. The most signifi...

Bennett, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1874-1954

Nancy A. Nichols Research Papers

  • US ILfC SC/003
  • Collection
  • 1950-2000

The collection consists of research papers of Nancy A. Nichols, the author of Lake Effect: Two Sisters and a Town's Toxic Legacy (2008). The collection includes notes on interviews and readings; obscure government reports and publications wit...

Nichols, Nancy A.

Susan Dart Collection

  • US ILfC SC/007
  • Collection
  • 1910s-1990s

This collection consists of papers, photographs and items donated by Susan Dart detailing her research and later published book, "Market Square" on the architect Howard Shaw and his work in Lake Forest.For more information or questions, ...

Dart, Susan

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.

Sylvia Shaw Judson Exhibit Collection

  • US ILfC SC/062
  • Collection
  • 1928-1998, bulk 1998

This collection holds materials related to the exhibition held at Lake Forest College entitled “A Retrospective Art Exhibition of the sculpture of Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-1978.” The exhibition was planned and executed by students enrolled in a c...

Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson, 1897-1978

Chicago Athletic Association Collection

  • US ILfC SC/065
  • Collection
  • 1840s-1995

The Chicago Athletic Association Collection contains a number of governance records, including bound volumes of minutes from Board of Director meetings and annual reports dating back to 1890, committee meeting minutes, as well as bound ledgers wit...

Chicago Athletic Association

George Barr McCutcheon Collection

  • US ILfC SC/068
  • Collection
  • 1904-1929, 1959

This collection consists of one black leather three-ring binder labeled as a price book. It contains mostly business-related handwritten sheets of lists, arranged alphabetically under tabs. The lists record McCutcheon's financial transactio...

McCutcheon, George Barr, 1866-1928

Hoffman Family and Riverside Farm Collection

  • US ILfC SC/071
  • Collection
  • 1870-1936

This collection consists of a photo album containing black and white photographs, mostly of Riverside Farm, some with people. There are also small black and white photographs of unknown people, each contained within an envelope labeled with photo...

Hoffman Family

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

Rumsey Collection

  • US ILfC SC/074
  • Collection
  • 1864-1980

This collection contains photocopied portions of a Rumsey family history written and edited by Jean Rumsey. Rumsey’s writing and the original documents she incorporated into the family history produced a document 1,350 pages in length. Examples ...

Rumsey, Jean

Samuel Rosenthal Collection

  • US ILfC SC/076
  • Collection
  • 1972-1984

This collection includes postcards sent to Samuel Rosenthal from friends and family. It also contains materials on the Ravinia Festival.

Rosenthal, Samuel R.

Marvin Kent Collection

  • US ILfC SC/082
  • Collection
  • 1880-1898

This collection features correspondence, a petition, and memoranda handwritten by Marvin Kent.

Kent, Marvin, 1816-1908

The City of Lake Forest Materials

  • US ILfC SC/087
  • Collection
  • 1924-2009

This collection contains materials related to the city of Lake Forest. This includes brochures, newsletters and numerous other materials from organizations and institutions in the city, political documents, as well as City of Lake Forest director...

Miller, Arthur H.

Elizabeth T. Lunn Collection

  • US ILfC SC/089
  • Collection
  • 1926-1990

This collections consists of three binders noting sightings of plants and their identification. Plants from all over the country are recorded in the binders, though there are a significant amount from the Illinois Dunesland.This collection also c...

Lunn, Elizabeth T.

Caxton Club Collection

  • US ILfC SC/094
  • Collection
  • 1937-2012

This collection contains various Caxton Club materials. These include constitution and by-law records, meeting minutes, directories and other member documents, correspondence, Publication Committee records and program invitations. It also includ...

Miller, Arthur H.

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