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Kishwaukee Community Hospital Records, 1924-1975

Collection Overview

Title: Kishwaukee Community Hospital Records, 1924-1975

ID: RHC/RC/327

Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet

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.

Date Acquired: 02/25/2009

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Due to preservation concerns, researchers should inquire with reference staff if there is a need for photocopies

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

Acquisition Source: Tamara Farrell

Acquisition Method: Tamara Farrell of Kish Health System donated the Kishwaukee Community Hospital Records to the Regional History Center on February 25, 2009.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Kishwaukee Community Health Services Center Campaign, 1971-1972
Box 2: Scrapbook, 1924-1969
Box 3: Scrapbook, 1969-1972
Box 4: Scrapbook, 1970
Box 5: Scrapbook, 1972-1975
Box 6: Scrapbook, 1975