Ohio Grove Grange No. 1842 Records (DeKalb County), 1928-1991
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Brief Description: The materials in this collection document the history of the Ohio Grove Grange #1842 from 1928 to 1967, with some scattered materials from the 1970's and 1980's.  Minutes from the 1930's through the 1950's make up the first part of the collection, detailing projects, fundraisers, activities, officer elections and social affairs.  Dues Account books and a Roll Book span the years 1928-1967 and provide information about Grange members.  Juvenile Grange meeting minutes from 1945-1947 provide information on young peoples’ activities.  Songbooks and materials from the Illinois State and National Grange, some of which mention Northern Illinois Granges, give researchers a broad background on Granges and their activities.
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/227
Volume: 0.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/04/1996.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
DeKalb County (Ill)
National Grange
National Grange. Ohio Grove Grange (DeKalb County, Ill.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Marje McClure  Marje McClure of Maple Park, Illinois, donated the Ohio Grove Grange #1842 collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on November 14, 1996.
Related Materials: Researchers seeking information concerning other granges in the northern Illinois region should consult the Regional Collections Guide.