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Rockford Historical Society Records, 1941+

Collection Overview

Title: Rockford Historical Society Records, 1941+

ID: RHC/RC/268

Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/28/2005

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The records for the Rockford Historical Society date from 1941 to the present. The records for the Rockford Historical Society date from 1941 to the present and consist of meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, and newspaper articles.  The records are in chronological order.  In addition, the collection includes the bylaws, lists of officers and board members, and photographs.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Addenda to the records were added at later dates.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the collection.

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

Acquisition Source: Bob Borden

Acquisition Method: Bob Borden, member of the Rockford Historical Society, donated the records for the organization to the Regional History Center on January 28, 2005.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Winnebago County Historical Society, Charter, By-laws, and Rules, 1941
Folder 2-7: Records for Organization, 1961-2003
Folder 8: Photographs (20), 1966-1970, no date
Folder 9-10: "Nuggets of History", 1964-1992
Box 2
Folder 1-2: "Nuggets of History", 1993-2006
Folder 3: Historic Marker Dedication, Centennial Methodist Church, September 9, 1983
Folder 4: Rockford Heritage Home Tour, October 7-8, 1972
Folder 5: Biographies
Folder 6: Cookbook, Heritage Recipes; reprinted, 1972; 1989
Folder 7: Greenwood Cemetery Tour, 2011