Clark C. Cryor Collection, 1950-1989
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Brief Description: The Clark C. Cryor Audiovisual Collection contains 16mm film-reels from the 1950s through the 1970s. Several of the 16mm films were transferred to DVD and/or VHS tape by the DeKalb Public Library and donated to the Center.  The DeKalb Public Library also has copies of the DVD and VHS tape reproductions. Included in the collection are histories of the DeKalb Daily Chronicle Newspaper, the Jacob Haish Memorial Library, and the Automatic Electric Company of Genoa, Illinois. Other films include landscapes around the city of DeKalb and recreational activities of Mr. Cryor.
Held at:
Northern Illinois University
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1779
Email: rhcua [at]
Record Series Number: RHC/RC/279
Volume: 6.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 09/09/2006. Additional films were added at later dates.
Arrangement: The Clark C. Cryor Audiovisual Collection contains 16mm film-reels arranged chronologically, from the 1950s through the 1970s.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Automatic Electric Company of Genoa
Cryor, Clark C.
DeKalb (Ill.)
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
DeKalb Public Library
Jacob Haish Memorial Library
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Dee Cover  Dee Cover, Assistant Curator of Collections at the DeKalb Public Library donated the Clark C. Cryor audiovisual collection to the Regional History Center on September 9, 2006.
Related Materials: Researchers interested in other film reels held by the Regional History Center should consult the Regional Collections Guide to Sources.