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Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 2008+

Collection Overview

Title: Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 2008+

ID: RHC/RC/312

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet. More info below.

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.

Date Acquired: 05/24/2011

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional paper records were donated at later dates. Electronic files were transferred via email in September 2011.

Alternate Extent Statement: 14 digital files (373 KB)

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.

Technical Access Note: Electronic records may be accessed on the computer in the Center’s reading room.

Acquisition Source: Robert Adams

Acquisition Method: 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.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Minutes, 2008-2011
Folder 2: Tax filings, 2010-2011
Folder 3: Business Cards, no date
Folder 4: Contract with Serenity House Counseling Services, Incorporated, 2011
Folder 5: Group Cares Home License, 2011
Folder 6: Informational Pamphlets, no date
Folder 7: Newsletter, 2008-2012
Folder 8: Application for Residents, no date
Folder 9: Equipment Temperature Log, no date
Folder 10: Donations, no date
Folder 11: Finance Reports, 2008-2010
Folder 12: Resolution