Kishwaukee Community Hospital Records, 1924-1975
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Brief Description: The collection consists of scrapbooks  relating to the Kishwaukee Community Hospital from 1924 to 1975.  The scrapbooks contain newspaper articles that detail the activities of both the DeKalb Public Hospital and the Sycamore Public Hospital, as well as their auxiliary groups. An additional box includes reports, meeting minutes, and memos documenting the creation of the hospital and its activities.
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/327
Volume: 6.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 02/25/2009.
Arrangement: The first box contains the documents of the Kishwaukee Community Health Services Center Campaign, the organization behind the creation of the hospital. The rest of the collection is arranged chronologically.
Access Restrictions: Due to preservation concerns, researchers should inquire with reference staff if there is a need for photocopies
Subject Index
Community Health Clinics
DeKalb (Ill.)
DeKalb County (Ill)
Kishwaukee Community Hospital
Medical care
Public hospitals--Illinois--DeKalb
Sycamore (Ill.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection are held by the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Tamara Farrell  Tamara Farrell of Kish Health System donated the Kishwaukee Community Hospital Records to the Regional History Center on February 25, 2009.