H.H. Parke Collection (Genoa-Sycamore), 1894-1973
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Brief Description: The H.H. Parke Collection documents the life of one of the foremost men in American agriculture.  Included in this collection are letters from family and friends during his college years (1900-1910); congratulatory letters to Mr. Parke for achievements in the agricultural sphere; and programs and reports of the American Farm Bureau.  Of particular interest are biographical and autobiographical material of Almon Ford Parke, H.H. Parke and related family members.  Publications of various farm organizations can be found in this collection as well as two ledgers containing farm records.
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/043
Volume: 0.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/06/1978.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to materials in the collection.
Subject Index
American Farm Bureau Federation
DeKalb AgResearch
DeKalb County Farm Bureau (De Kalb County, Ill.)
Genoa (Ill.)
Parke, Henry H.
Sycamore (Ill.)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. Henry W. Parke  The Henry H. Parke Collection was donated to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center by Mr. Henry W. Parke, Sycamore, Illinois, on November 6, 1978.