Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 2008+
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Brief Description: The collection consists of the records of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans of Wheaton, Illinois from 2008 to 2011.  It contains minutes, financial records including reports and tax information, contracts with outside services, home care licences, informational pamphlets, newsletters, applications for potential residents and donation forms. Though the meeting minutes are not complete, the newsletters and informational pamphlets well document the shelter’s goals and progress, as well as programs throughout the year. Of particular note are the application forms for potential residents. It provides a detailed description of the application process and expectations for the residents.
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/312
Volume: 0.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 05/24/2011. Additional paper records were donated at later dates. Electronic files were transferred via email in September 2011.
Arrangement: The collection is organized by record type, and then chronologically within each folder. The order of the materials was determined by the order in which they were received.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Subject Index
DuPage County (Ill)
Group homes
homeless persons
Homeless shelter
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
Post-traumatic stress disorder - PTSD
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Wheaton (Ill.)
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Technical Access Notes: Electronic records may be accessed on the computer in the Center’s reading room.
Acquisition Notes: Robert Adams  Robert Adams, president of the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, donated the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans Records the Regional History Center on May 24, 2011.