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R. H. Middleton's Thomas Bewick Wood Block and Collection 1799-1985 1799, 1985

  • US ILfC SC/040
  • Collection

This collection is a small group of materials relating to R. Hunter Middleton and his work.  In addition to one engraved Bewick wood block, there is a group of discarded (and rescued) proofs of Bewick prints from blocks, a small group of prints an...

Middleton, R. Hunter (Robert Hunter), 1898-1985

Ragdale Scrapbook 1860s-1990s 1897-1980s

  • US ILfC SC/009
  • Collection

The collection consists of a thick three ring binder of plastic covers with construction-paper pages to which archival family and Ragdale photographs are affixed.  The photos are labeled in Alice Hayes's handwriting with short captions.  Ther...

Hayes, Alice Ryerson, 1922-

James R. Getz Papers

  • US ILfC SC/008
  • Collection
  • 1840 - 1980

This collection contains the personal, but also official papers written by or connected with James R. Getz. It is a large collection that is split into three distinct series of 1) Personal and Early Life Writings of James R. Getz, 2) Documents inv...

Getz, James R., 1910-1986

Railroad Timetable Collection

  • US ILfC SC/044
  • Collection

The collection consists of railroad timetables from across the United States and some from Canada. Many were collected by James Sloss. They are organized by name of the railroad.

Louis Ellsworth Laflin, Jr. and June K. Laflin Collection 1950s-1970s

  • US ILfC SC/030
  • Collection

This collection, divided into 4 series, primarily contains the written play scripts of Louis Ellsworth (Ells) Laflin Jr. (Series One). The additional material within the collection include the written and visual materials of PlayReaders Theatre Gr...

Laflin, Ells

Gayle Kenney Dompke Collection 1975-1979

  • US ILfC SC/006
  • Collection

The collection documents Lake Forest estates and major features as they appeared prior to 1980. At the heart of the collection are almost four hundred 8 x 10 black and white photographic prints by Paul Whiting, an architectural photographer who co...

Dompke, Gayle Kenney, d. 2012

Phoebe Norcross Bentley Family and Personal Papers

  • US ILfC SC/014
  • Collection
  • 1891 - 1975

The collection consists of literary works and stage play scripts, many of which were written by Louis E. Laflin, Jr.; some of these were performed by members of Lake Forest College's acting clubs. The collection also includes Mrs. Bentley...

Phoebe Wrenn Norcross Bentley (Mrs. Richard)

George and Mary Beach Global Travel Memoirs 1966-1980

  • US ILfC SC/017
  • Collection

This collection consists of five travel narratives by George R. Beach (ca. 1903-1990), a long-time Lake Forest resident, mayor of the City, and chair of the College's Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1974.These journal-type narratives, which fo...

Beach, George R. (George Raimes), Jr., ca. 1903-1990

Alfred S. Austrian Collection

  • US ILfC SC/043
  • Collection

Alfred S. Austrian  and Paul M. Godehn, both of the Chicago law firm of Mayer, Meyer, Austrian & Platt, corresponded for the purpose of acquiring rare books and manuscripts with many significant and knowledgeable dealers in the trades.  The co...

Alfred Austrian

Garrett Leverton Papers

  • US ILfC SC/011
  • Collection
  • 1877 - 1949

This collection documents the work of Garrett H. Leverton, who was a professor of speech and drama in addition to being a theater director. The collection contains play scripts that Leverton collected from various sources, potentially for an antho...

Leverton, Garrett H. (Garrett Hasty), 1896-1949

Barnes Reid Family Collection

  • US ILfC SC/010
  • Collection
  • 1890-1977

The collection consists of correspondence, family scrapbooks, yearbooks, legal documents, awards, Clifford Barnes's own personal memoir manuscript, group pamphlets/programs and photographs that all originate from the Barnes Reid Family. Overa...

Barnes, Lilace Reid

Mary Aldis Collection 1910-1949

  • US ILfC SC/012
  • Collection

The collection consists of three main series of materials that supplement other cataloged holdings relating to Mary Aldis, her family, her estate, her literary work, and her Lake Forest Players/Playhouse.  The first series consists of a small grou...

Aldis, Mary, b. 1872, 1872-1949

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