Zelnis/Smith Family, 1909-2005
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Brief Description: Records in the Zelnis/Smith Family Collection date from 1909 to 2005. Mr. G.B. Smith and Mrs. Valaria Zelnis Smith of DeKalb, Illinois are primary family members featured in the collection.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at] niu.edu
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/342
Volume: 3.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/20/2015. Additional materials were given on June 2, 2015.
Arrangement: The arrangement is loosely by subject in alphabetical order and secondarily by date. The collection is divided into two series: Family Papers and Artifacts. The first series consists of family papers including financial records, WWII papers, correspondence, photos, newspapers, and school documents. Also, records related to the family and their friends and neighbors can be found under the first series. The second series consists of artifacts: hats and vintage hat boxes listed in alphabetical order.
Subject Index
DeKalb (Ill.)
DeKalb Township High School
Malta Schools
Northern Illinois State Teachers College
Northern Illinois University
Smith Family
United States. Army.
Zelnis Family
Genres/Forms of Material
Photograph albums
Acquisition Notes: Kathy Smith