Will-DuPage Service Company Records, 1927-1973
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Brief Description: These records partially document the business activities of the Will-DuPage Service Company in Joliet, Illinois from 1927 to 1973. Included are minutes of the Board of Directors (1927-1970), auditor’s reports (1966-1972), balance books (1943-1967), a journal of purchases (1969-1970), and photographic documentation of company activities and membership (1955-1973).  Of special note are records relating to the short-lived subsidiary of the Service Company, Will Du Enterprises, Incorporated.  The records include minutes and auditor’s reports from 1967 to 1973. For complementary materials, researcher's may wish to consult the following collections: the DuPage County Farm Bureau Collection (RC87), the Winnebago Farm Bureau Co-op Collection (RC79), the Kane County Farm Bureau Collection (RC76), and the Carroll County Farm Bureau Collection (RC96).
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/094
Volume: 4.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/15/1980.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the materials in the collection.
Subject Index
Agriculture
American Farm Bureau Federation
DuPage County (Ill)
DuPage County Farm Supply
Farm Bureau
Farm supply industries
Will-DuPage Service Company
Will County (Ill)
Will County Farm Supply
WILL DU Enterprises
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Property rights to the records belong to the Will-DuPage Service Company; literary rights are dedicated to the public.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. Robert Van Dyke  Mr. Robert Van Dyke, manager of the Will-DuPage Service Company, deposited the records of the company with the Regional History Center on April 15, 1980.
Related Materials: For complementary materials, researcher’s may wish to consult the following collections: the DuPage County Farm Bureau Collection (RC 87), the Winnebago Farm Bureau Co-op Collection (RC 79), the Kane County Farm Bureau Collection (RC 76), and the Carroll County Farm Bureau Collection (RC 96).