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Alice G. Howard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-105
Scope and Contents The Alice G. Howard Collection is composed of memorabilia dating from 1938-1990. The collection contains Red Cross, American Legion, and U.S. Armed Forces pins, patches, medals, and uniform items related to her volunteer service during World War II.
Dates: Created: 1938-1990; Other: Date acquired: 2000

Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-048
Scope and Contents The Anita and Peter Deyneka, Jr. Papers comprise eleven series: Biography, Published Material, Unpublished Material, Correspondence/Faxes, Conference, Media, Speeches/Lectures, Ministries, Secondary, WRF, and Memorabilia. The bulk of the collection is found in the latter portions of the series with Ministries, Secondary and WRF occupying three-quarters of the collection. These series document the activities of the Deyneka's various internal and external activities. Ministries includes records...
Dates: Created: 1951-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1984-2000; Other: Date acquired: 1992

Coleman Luck, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-041
Scope and Contents The Coleman Luck Collection (SC-41) provides a look at the process of free-lance and contracted writing for television and screenplay. Mr. Luck's materials show a project's journey from a simple concept, to an outline, treatment, research, first draft, revisions, final manuscript, and finally to the screen. This collection contains a wide variety of materials including correspondence, periodical clippings, manuscripts and video tapes. The bulk of the material dates from 1984-present. The...
Dates: Created: 1978-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1984-2002; Other: Date acquired: 1988

Colleen Townsend Evans Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-039
Scope and Contents The papers of the noted Christian author and churchwoman, Colleen Townsend Evans consist primarily of book manuscripts and published articles. Other materials include awards, biographical materials, photographs, and memorabilia. The collection occupies 16 linear inches. The manuscript series contains not only typescripts of books and articles, but also galley proofs and notes. They are arranged alphabetically by the title. Published articles, dating from 1948 to 1987 are also...
Dates: Created: 1948-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1987; Other: Date acquired: 1989

David Aikman Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-050
Scope and Contents The series contain biographical information, education, correspondence, manuscripts, published material, and background research for writing.Among the strengths of SC-50 are the Manuscripts Series, especially Aikman's news reports as a correspondent with Time magazine. These reports are arranged in three sub-series: article submissions (most from 1978-80), subject files (alphabetical), and news tours information (Far East 1985). The man-of-the-year information on Mikhail Gorbachev...
Dates: Created: 1955-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1962-1994; Other: Date acquired: 1992

Frank Earl Herrick Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-088
Scope and Contents The Herrick papers consist of memorabilia and scrapbooks that document his student and poetic careers. The bulk are scrapbooks containing poems written during his lifetime and that highlight events in the life of Wheaton College and the surrounding community.
Dates: Created: 1899-1964

Frederick Buechner Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-005
Scope and Contents Biographical material is divided into the categories of general biographical, memorabilia, notebooks and "schools." The latter section includes papers and items produced by Buechner during his school days. The general biographical section encompasses the categories of photographs, awards, family history and information on Buechner's friends. Memorabilia includes non written items nature or written matter not directly relating to Buechner (e.g. sympathy letters written to Buechner's mother...
Dates: Created: 1926-2017; Existence: Date acquired: 1982

Gerald Weeks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-019
Scope and Contents The Gerald Weeks collection contains political and personal memorabilia from the last five years of a local politician's career. There are four types of materials found in the collection: Plaques and certificates; Photos and a photo album covering local political events of the late 1970
Dates: Created: 1960-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1980

Harold "Red" Grange Papers

 Collection — Container: Books/Videos
Identifier: SC-020
Scope and Contents The Red Grange Collection is composed primarily of secondary materials. The core of the collection consists of news clippings that were gathered by Mr. Newlan into 32 scrapbooks, becoming the greatest pool of source material on Grange. The Special Collections received photocopies of the original scrapbooks from the DuPage Heritage Gallery. Mrs. Newlan, after her husbands passing, sent the scrapbooks to Grange in Florida. When the Gallery learned of their existence, it asked to make copies of...
Dates: Created: 1921-2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1923-1978

Hon. Daniel R. Coats Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-098
Scope and Contents The collection, organized into 9 series (Administrative, Committee Files, Constituent Service, Correspondence, Legislative Records, Media Relations, Policy Records, Media, and Memorabilia), is composed of nearly two decades of service in the House and Senate, featuring a thorough cross section of all political events during those years. Most of the collection consists of documents stored in folders and boxes. Many of these records correspond to Coats' work on two prominent Senate committees:...
Dates: Created: 1980-2017; Other: Date acquired: 1999

J. Dennis Hastert Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-177
Abstract Wheaton College (IL) has been designated to receive the congressional papers of outgoing Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert. For Hastert, the decision to assign his papers to his alma mater was an obvious choice. “Over the years, I have witnessed the work of many Wheaton graduates who serve in all branches of government. They came equipped with the highest caliber education, one that is bent on engaging the world and addressing its needs. My hope is that these papers will help to further...
Dates: Created: 1882-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1986-2006; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/2007

J.B. Russell Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-007
Scope and Contents The Russell papers contains biographical information, in the form of genealogical information.   Correspondence in the collection contains correspondence sent and received in the form of family letters, letters from Elizabeth Alexander, from Elbert and H. W. Sutcliffe, letters to Elsie Isabel Gunn Russell and various postcards.  Photographs of the Russell family are found in the collection.  Along with J. B. Russell's papers are several diaries of Edna Russell (November 19, 1894-June 2,...
Dates: Created: 1848-1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1930; Other: Date acquired: 1972

Julia and Herman Fischer Family Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-117
Scope and Contents The material of the Herman A. Fischer, Sr. Family Collection was likely given to the Wheaton College Special Collections by Raymond P. Fischer, son of Herman Fischer, Sr. Most of the information in this collection spans the years from 1858 to 1934, although it includes several pieces from before 1800. The material is divided into several main categories, each related to Herman Fischer, Sr., his wife Julia Waters Blanchard Fischer, or one of their children. Other categories include Untitled...
Dates: Created: 1733-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1934; Other: Date acquired: 1991

Louis H. Evans, Sr. Papers

 Collection — Container: Books/CDs
Identifier: SC-031
Scope and Contents The papers of the late Dr. Louis H. Evans, Sr. were received by the Wheaton College Special Collections in 1987. Dating from 1915 to 1981, they were donated by his wife, Marie. The major portion of the collection consists of sermon notes and materials used by Dr. Evans from the 1930s to the 1970s. The collection also contains biographical information, photographs, audio recordings, correspondence, 16 mm. films, and writings by Dr. Evans. The "sermon material" was received in the...
Dates: Created: 1915-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1970; Other: Date acquired: 1985

Madeleine L’Engle Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-003
Scope and Contents The Madeleine L'Engle Collection is composed of a variety of materials illustrating the life and works of this popular author and speaker. The items date from 1919 to the present and include correspondence, manuscripts, articles, photos, papers written by L'Engle, awards, interviews, book announcements and reviews, biographical and family information, some art work and a number of miscellaneous items. The collection is composed largely of material sent to the college by the author, although the...
Dates: Created: 1918-2019; Other: Date acquired: 1975

Malcolm Forsberg Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-108
Scope and Contents The Malcolm Forsberg Papers are composed of correspondence from Malcolm's time at Wheaton College, 1930-1932. As well, there are grade slips and memorabilia items.
Dates: Created: 1929-2011; Other: Date acquired: 1991

Malcolm Muggeridge Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-004
Scope and Contents The collection of papers traces the pilgrimage of this individual from his roots in socialism through his long search for meaning in life, until he finally embraced Christianity. Throughout his life he took a strong stand on various issues of ethics in government, sanctity of life and moral conduct. He prophesied concerning the woes due a civilization that would not take heed to the decay he described.The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts by Malcolm, over 940...
Dates: Created: 1920-2017; Other: Date acquired: 1985

National Christian Association (NCA) Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-029
Scope and Contents The National Christian Association was founded in 1868 with the purpose of organizing Christian opposition to secret societies, i.e., oath-bound orders such as the Freemasons, Knights Templar, Oddfellows, and Knights of Pythias.  Researchers inquiring into the areas of Christian reform, fraternalism, and anti-secretism of the late 19th and early 20th centuries will find ample material in this collection.  In addition, The Christian Cynosure (1868-1983), the official organ of the Chicago-based...
Dates: Created: 1868-2010; Other: Majority of material found in 1870-1983; Other: Date acquired: 1984

Patricia Barnes Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SC-181
Scope and Contents The Patricia Barnes ('60) Scrapbook contains clippings, memorabilia and programs regarding the Wheaton College Centennial 1959-1960.
Dates: Created: 1959-1960; Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1960; Other: Date acquired: 2008

Robert Siegel Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-011
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 36 boxes containing approximately 16 linear feet of material. Included in these files are biographical memorabilia, correspondence, manuscripts, journals containing published poetry, and illustrations. The Biographical Memorabilia Series (approx 1.5 feet) includes childhood items such as Boy Scout pins, badges, and uniform pieces; school reports; artwork; and newspaper clippings and wordlists from two national Spelling Bee Contests in which Siegel participated....
Dates: Created: 1945-2014; Other: Date acquired: 1983

Selima Blanchard Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-101
Scope and Contents The Selima Blanchard Allen materials form a collateral collection to the papers of her brother, Jonathan Blanchard. Included are correspondence, diaries, account books, scrapbooks, and personal items ranging in time from 1836-1892.The correspondence spans the dates 1836-1892, with the greatest number of items dated between 1839 and 1853. Thus the main body of Selima's papers falls during a period which is often sparsely covered in the Jonathan Blanchard Papers. Since many of the...
Dates: Created: 1836-1892; Other: Majority of material found in 1848-1892

Wheaton College Memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-11-003
Dates: Created: 1830-2020; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-2000

Wilhelmina Aveling Papers

 Collection — Container: Books
Identifier: SC-077
Scope and Contents The Wilhelmina M. Aveling Papers contains material relating to the 1928 Wheaton College alumna and long-time YMCA Secretary. College-related memorabilia includes photographs, wedding programs, class notes, and report cards. Memorabilia from her travels includes a pressed-flower book highlighting a trip to Europe, photos from a trip to the American West, and postcards. A typewritten manuscript called Agricola or Rural Righteousness is also included.  Other items in the collection, comprising...
Dates: Created: 1893-2010

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