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Samuel Richey Kamm Papers

Identifier: SC-089

Scope and Contents

The Samuel Richey Kamm Papers are categorized according to biographical, professional and civic involvement. The professional material covers various workshops, committees, seminars and departmental/institutional matters, in addition to material relating to the City of Wheaton and the history of Illinois. Hundreds of file cards, featuring a vast array of research topics such as history, political science, culture, bibliographies, foreign affairs and education, are contained in five boxes and one small metal cabinet.


  • Created: 1927-1973


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


18 boxes

16 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

The date and circumstances of the donation of the collection is uncertain.

Other Descriptive Information

The S. Richey Kamm papers detail the life and thirty-year career of a Wheaton College Professor of History, Political Science, and Social Science for 30 years. The collection also shows his work as a member of the local public school board, which he served as president.

Samuel Richey Kamm Papers
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
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Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 USA