Baldwin Family Papers (DeKalb), 1853-1954
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Brief Description: The Baldwin Family Papers consist of the private and business papers of Edwin S.  Baldwin, his brother George W. Baldwin and their families.  Box one contains one file folder of family letters, a diary, and numerous bills and tax receipts dating from the 1890’s to the mid twentieth century.  Printed material documenting Masonic and Shriner activity during this period are also included in Box one.  Box two includes dance programs, calling cards, glass plate negatives, photographs and various books.
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/041
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1965.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to materials in the collection.
Subject Index
Baldwin Family
DeKalb (Ill.)
Diaries-- 1870-1909
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:   The Baldwin Family Papers were deposited in the Northern Illinois University Archives in the late 1960’s.  University Archivist J. Joseph Bauxar transferred the collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center in June 1978.