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Veterans of World War I, Greater Rockford Barracks No. 48 and Ladies Auxiliary(Rockford), 1953-1987

Collection Overview

Title: Veterans of World War I, Greater Rockford Barracks No. 48 and Ladies Auxiliary(Rockford), 1953-1987

ID: RHC/RC/195

Extent: 4.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement: The records consist of two series: Greater Rockford Barracks No. 48 and Ladies Auxiliary to Barracks No. 48.

Date Acquired: 05/31/1989

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Veterans of World War I Records date from 1953-1987 and document the activities of the Greater Rockford Barracks No. 48 and the Ladies Auxiliary. Each series contains constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, minutes, financial reports, membership lists, bulletins or general orders, annual convention material, and other documentation of the activities of the organizations. In many instances the minutes include a financial report and a roll call list. Contained in boxes 7, 8, and 9 are barracks cards, membership applications, and dues listing for the barracks and auxiliary.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional records were added at a later date.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the collection.

Use Restrictions: Property rights in the collection belong to the Regional History Center; literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Acquisition Source: Robert Borden

Acquisition Method: Robert Borden donated the Veterans of World War I, Greater Rockford Barracks No. 48 and Ladies Auxiliary Records to the Northern Illinois Regional History Center on May 31, 1989.


Box and Folder Listing

Series I.: Greater Rockford Barracks Number 48
Box 1
Folder 1: Constitution and By-laws, 1957-1972, no date
Folder 2: Officers Guide, 1963, no date
Folder 3: Official Rituals, 1965, no date
Folder 4: Proclamations, 1963, 1967
Folder 5: Resolutions, 1962-1965, no date
Folder 6: Veterans of World War I brochures, 1961-1984, no date
Folder 7: Veterans of World War I general information, 1972, no date
Folder 8: Certificates, 1962, 1967, 1972
Folder 9: History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, 1929
Folder 10-13: Correspondence, 1955-1971
Box 2a
Folder 1-7: Minutes, April 2, 1953-November 4, 1982
Box 2b
Folder 1-2: Financial reports, 1956-1977
Folder 3: Financial ledgers, 1953-1961
Folder 4: Audits, 1962-1963
Folder 5: Budgets, 1961-1973
Folder 6: Membership lists, 1953-1970
Box 3
Folder 1-2: Membership lists, 1971-1981, no date
Folder 3-4: Dues transmittal forms, 1954-1976
Folder 5: Membership reports, 1958-1972
Folder 6: Elected officers, 1958-1963, 1981
Folder 7: Rosters, 1962-1963, 1966-1967, no date
Folder 8: Rosters of Illinois Officers, 1962-1963, 1968-1973
Folder 9: Roll calls, 1963-1971
Folder 10: Membership vouchers, 1966-1967
Folder 11: Membership recommendations and dues, 1955-1956, 1968, 1971
Folder 12: Perspective members, 1960, no date
Folder 13: Funeral detail, no date
Folder 14: Death notices, 1972-1973, 1978
Folder 15: Inspection reports, 1957-1973
Folder 16: Membership Roster-342nd Infantry, Belvidere, Illinois, no date
Folder 17-18: Bulletins, 1961-1970
Box 4
Folder 1-2: Bulletins, 1971-1978, 1982
Folder 3-6: Annual conventions, 1958-1973
Folder 7: Programs, 1963-1974
Folder 8: Legislation, 1963-1964, 1970-1971
Folder 9: News releases and clippings, 1959-1962
Folder 10: The Torch, March 1980-June 1981
Series II.: Ladies Auxiliary to Greater Rockford Barracks Number 48
Box 5
Folder 1: Constitution and By-laws, 1956-1978, no date
Folder 2: Officers Guide, 1965, 1967
Folder 3: Resolutions, no date
Folder 4: Rituals, 1963-1965
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1967-1986
Folder 6: Minutes, 9th District, 1973-1976
Folder 7-11: Minutes, 1957-1981
Box 6
Folder 1: Minutes, 1982-1986
Folder 2-3: Financial ledgers, 1970-1984, no date
Folder 4: Membership lists, 1964-1968, 1982, 1986
Folder 5: Dues transmittal forms, 1982-1984
Folder 6: Rosters, 1986, no date
Folder 7: Roll calls, 1955-1986
Folder 8: Officers, 1975-1976, 1986
Folder 9: Certificate of Installation, 1966-1967, 1985
Folder 10: Memorial book, 1963-1984
Folder 11: General Orders, 1968, 1985-1987
Folder 12: Officers Reports, 1962, 1966-1967
Folder 13: Conventions, 1964, 1967, 1985-1986
Folder 14: Piano fund, 1983
Box 7
Item 1: Greater Rockford Barracks Cards and Applications, A-Mc
Box 8
Item 1: Greater Rockford Barracks Cards and Applications, M-Z
Item 2: Veterans of World War I of the United States Applications
Box 9
Item 1: Ladies Axillary: Due Records
Item 2: Ladies Axillary: Applications
Item 3: Ladies Axillary: Deceased Due Records
Item 4: Ladies Axillary: Deceased Applications
Item 5: Ladies Axillary: Dropped Due Records
Item 6: Ladies Axillary: Dropped Applications