This collection contains meeting minutes of the Lake Forest Caucus held at various locations throughout the area.Lake Forest Caucus
This collection contains a typed manuscript by author Kathy Stevenson of her book "The Lake Poet," set in Lake Forest, Illinois. It also contains two newspaper clippings from the Pioneer Press, one a photocopy. The clippings feature Stevenson's short stories from two separate years that placed first and second, respectively, in the Pioneer Press North Shore Fiction Writing Contest.Stevenson, Kathy
This collection contains an art book belonging to Janet Land (later Van der Eb). The cover features a blue and brown watercolor painting of the classical Greek statue, Athena Lemnia by Phidias.
The art book is divided into two separate sections from a class entitled Art 101. The first section is called "Art Through the Ages" and contains pictures of famous works of art, dating back to cave paintings. The second section, "Reading Notes Second Semester," as the name implies, contains Land's handwritten notes.Van der Eb, Janet Land
This collection consists of blueprint specifications for the Lake Forest, Illinois residence and garage of Dexter Cummings, all prepared by architect Harrie Lindeberg.Lindeberg, H. T. (Harrie Thomas), 1879-1959
This scrapbook contains various photographs of George Jennings, often with the players he coached. There are several photographs solely of tennis players without Jennings pictured in them.
Also in the scrapbook are a few newspaper articles about Jennings and/or the George Jennings Tennis School. Additionally, the scrapbook contains a small amount of correspondence and an award Jennings received for outstanding service from the Professional Lawn Tennis Association.Jennings Tennis School
This collection features correspondence, a petition, and memoranda handwritten by Marvin Kent.Kent, Marvin, 1816-1908
This collection contains colored slides from various places that Francis Weeks traveled in Western Europe, Asia, Egypt and South America between 1960 and the early 1980s. There are a great number of slides of cathedrals and museums.
Additionally, there are several slide inventories from when some of these slides were contained in Francis Weeks’ own Winnisimet Collection of slides.Weeks, Francis D.
This collection contains a copy of the text of the book, "Westward Journeys: Memoirs of Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter who traveled the Overland Trail," edited by Martin Ridge. The book was a part of the Lakeside Classics series in Christmas 1989. In addition to the text itself, the collection contains slides and photographs used as illustrations in the book.Lakeside Press (Chicago, Ill.)
This collection includes copies of published poems by Sloan, as well as unpublished drafts of her poetry. Also contained in the collection are "Pen-mark" newsletters from the Palo Alto branch of the National League of American PEN Women. In addition, there is a small book containing quotes that have been handwritten.Sloan, Jane
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 directories, briefings, council meeting minutes and a resident handbook. The collection also contains documents regarding Lake Forest public schools, Lake Forest Academy, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart and Barat College. The collection also contains a number of records related to Market Square.Miller, Arthur H.
The collection contains files, photographs, 8mm films and publications relating to railroads and railfans.Crosby, William S
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 contains newspaper clippings about or written by Elizabeth T. Lunn. Additionally, the collection has documents related to Lunn and her tenure at Lake Forest College. These documents include faculty questionnaires and news releases, among other records.Lunn, Elizabeth T.
This collection consists of a small three ring binder of typed pages. The notebook is divided into three sections and contains information about various inorganic, plant, and animal fossils. This information includes the name of the fossil, its geological period, the location where it was found and its taxonomic classification.Lineburg, Bruce
The collection includes sketches completed by architecture students in Lake Forest IL. Sketches include Lake Forest structures and European structures. The collection also includes a binder of photocopies by laws, founding documents, and minutes from the Foundation for Architecture and Landscape Architecture.Foundation for Architecture and Landscape Architecture
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 includes a small amount of Caxtonian newsletters published in the mid 1990s and materials related to the Caxton Club’s Centennial celebration.Miller, Arthur H.
The collection consists of College historical documents collected by Madeline Ashton in the early 1960s. It appears from correspondence in the collection that Ashton survey various offices around campus and brought all the files together. The materials very well may be the start of the formal College Archives.Ashton, Madeline
This collection includes meeting and program announcements from Tribolet's time as a member and later secretary of the Caxton Club. There are also two miscellaneous brochures included in the final folder of the collection, one titled "A Checklist of The Lakeside Classics," and the other labeled "Rare Book & Manuscript Collections in the Libraries of the San Francisco Bay Area."Caxton Club
This collection contains materials related to Marvin Dilkey. This includes newspaper clippings, photographs both of Dilkey and his family, a DePauw Alumnus magazine and a scrapbook of materials about Dilkey. The collection also includes a journal featuring biographies of various American historical figures, handwritten by Dilkey.Dilkey, Marvin
These travel diaries are written by Jean Brown. The diaries contain handwritten entries recording Brown's daily life while traveling in South Africa and later Micronesia.
Both diaries contain other materials including postcards, tourist maps, hotel memorabilia, various brochures and guides, newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs.Brown, Cameron