Lake Forest College 

The Lake Forest College Archives and Special Collections consist of the institutional records of the College and collections related to the history and architecture of Chicago and the City of Lake Forest.

lakeforest_featured.jpgSignificant collections include the Edward Bennett Papers, which includes Plan of Chicago correspondence between Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett, drawings related to the Plan, and many photographs of Chicago and the architects; the Joseph Medill Patterson Papers that document Patterson's career as co-publisher and publisher of the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News, and Liberty magazine; and the Lake Effect Collection that contains resources relevant to the environmental, political, public health, and scientific issues surrounding Waukegan Harbor. Other collections include a variety of materials on the history of Lake Forest, including documents from the Lake Forest Association, and the blueprints for Market Square.  There are also many smaller collections that include Chicago theatre programs, photographs, and railroad history.