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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)

Warren E. Burger Slip Opinions 1969-1975

  • US ILfC SC/048
  • Collection

The collection consists of thirty-eight legal documents that Chief Justice Warren E. Burger gave to Marion Musser Lloyd, wife of Chicago attorney Glen A. Lloyd. The collection includes many handwritten notes including the legally difficult 1974 op...

Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995

City of Lake Forest Official Reports

  • US ILfC SC/046
  • Collection

This collection consists of bound formal City of Lake Forest reports pertaining to the late 1950s and early 1960s. The main subjects presented in the collection are financially concerned including the annual budget, audit reports, and written repo...

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

City of Lake Forest Water Works 1891-1955 1891-1938

  • US ILfC SC/022
  • Collection

The collection consists of records of the Lake Forest Water Company when it was founded in 1891, the papers of its subsidiaries through 1921, and when it became the City of Lake Forest's Water Works unit in 1921 to 1938, with some records as ...

Lake Forest Water Company

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

Carey Orr Editorial Cartoons 1926-1960

  • US ILfC SC/019
  • Collection

The collection features one folder of correspondence (photocopied) and eleven original editorial cartoons by artist Carey Cassius Orr (1890-1967). As a Pulitizer Prize winning cartoonist, Orr produced much of his witty and pointed work, including ...

Orr, Carey 1890-1967, 1890-1967

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-

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

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

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.

Academic Departments and Programs

  • US ILfC LF/014
  • Record Group

The collection consists of records from several academic departments at the College. Types of materials include reports, correspondence, syllabi, course information, and other official materials. The files have been collected from various faculty ...

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

Spanish-American War Scrapbooks

  • US ILfC SC/072
  • Collection

These three scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings containing not only text, but also a number of images. The articles address various aspects of the Spanish-American War, including the origins of the war, battle summaries and war updates, numerou...

Unknown

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

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

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

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