Kavadas Family Collection (DeKalb), 1908-1963
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Brief Description: The Kavadas Family Collection contains one box of printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks which relate to the history of the family, especially Mrs. Kavadas. Most of these materials relate to Amboy and Lee Center, Illinois. Box one contains four folders of printed materials and photographs documenting the history of Amboy and Lee Center, Illinois. Also included in this box are two family photo albums and a scrapbook from the Ellwood School (DeKalb, Illinois) P.T.A., 1936-1937.
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/050
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 03/09/1979.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
Amboy (Ill.)
DeKalb (Ill.)
Kavadas Family
Lee Center
Northern Illinois University
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; such literary rights as Mr. Kavadas held in the collection are dedicated to the public.  There are copyright restrictions on some of the phonograph recordings in the collection.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. Paul Kavadas  Mr. Paul Kavadas donated the Kavadas Family Collection to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on March 9, 1979.
Related Materials: Also donated with the collection is 1,810 postcards which provide a photographic and travel descriptive of various states and foreign countries as well as cities and villages throughout Illinois: most date from 1910 to 1950.  The postcard subjects include general, seasonal, nature, patriotic, Illinois (Amboy, Chicago, DeKalb, Dixon, Lee Center, Oregon, and other small towns), states (except Illinois), and foreign countries (Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Japan, and Mexico).  The collection of postcards were transferred to the Postcard Collection (RC 199).