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Lake Forest (Ill.) Collection
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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

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

Frederick Van Sickle Collection

  • US ILfC SC/034
  • Collection
  • circa 1890-1920, 1981-1986

This collection contains materials amassed by Van Sickle while undertaking the writing of his senior thesis. The bulk of this collection contains audiocassettes with interviews Van Sickle conducted with Lake Forest residents who lived in the town...

Van Sickle, Frederick

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

Ruth Hendrickson Wood Diaries

  • US ILfC SC/059
  • Collection
  • 1958-1971

The Ruth Hendrickson Wood Diaries record her day-to-day life. They contain writing about daily activities, oftentimes noting the weather. The diaries include musings on social engagements and other events. They have also been used to keep track...

Wood, Ruth Hendrickson

Frederick C.L. Van Steenderen Papers

  • US ILfC SC/061
  • Collection

This collections contains manuscripts of published and unpublished scholarly and literary works by Professor Frederick C.L. Van Steenderen. Some of the manuscripts are typed, while others are handwritten.

Van Steenderen, Frederic Cornelius Leonard

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

Yale University Scrapbook

  • US ILfC SC/070
  • Collection
  • 1870

This scrapbook, compiled by Yale University class agent of many years George Douglas Miller, contains newspaper clippings, photographs, announcements, pamphlets and other written works related to activities and members of the Yale University class...

Miller, George Douglas

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

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

Lake Forest Caucus Minutes

  • US ILfC SC/077
  • Collection
  • 2015-2016

This collection contains meeting minutes of the Lake Forest Caucus held at various locations throughout the area.

Lake Forest Caucus

Kathy Stevenson Collection

  • US ILfC SC/078
  • Collection
  • 1998, undated

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 St...

Stevenson, Kathy

Janet Land Art Book

  • US ILfC SC/079
  • Collection

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 fr...

Van der Eb, Janet Land

Harrie Lindeberg Blueprint Collection

  • US ILfC SC/080
  • Collection
  • 1929-1930

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

Jennings Tennis School Scrapbook

  • US ILfC SC/081
  • Collection
  • 1957-1962

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 J...

Jennings Tennis School

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.

Bruce Lineburg Notebook

  • US ILfC SC/090
  • Collection
  • 1920s-1960s

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 ...

Lineburg, Bruce

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