Acquiring and preserving significant documents and materials in print, digital and electronic format, the McHenry County College Archives commits to providing administrators, trustees, faculty, students, staff, and the broader community with equal access to an accurate, unbiased, and complete historical record of McHenry County College. Following McHenry County College’s broader institutional mission of learning and student success, the McHenry County College Archives works to:
Collect significant and valuable materials in a variety of formats to build an accurate and unbiased historical record of McHenry County College
Preserve and maintain existing archival records according to current professional best practice standards to retain a complete historical record of McHenry County College
Promote increased physical and digital access to relevant and available archival records for personal, educational and non-commercial research pertaining to the history of McHenry County College
Instruct researchers and library staff in the proper handling and attribution of archival records within the McHenry County College Archives
Support the daily operation of McHenry County College by documenting significant events and the achievements of students, faculty, administration, trustees and staff
Share the importance of the McHenry County College Archives in preserving archival records within the campus and broader community.
Materials Already Processed
The following records have been processed and are available for research:
Institutional Publications (Course Catalogs 1968-2008, Bagpipes Staff Newsletter 1980-2009)
Materials Being Processed / Rehoused
The following records are currently being processed:
As records become available for research, they will be added to the Finding Aid. If your research requires other records, contact Ashley Mercuri (firstname.lastname@example.org).
High Quality Reproductions
To request a high quality reproduction of records from our collection, contact Ashley Mercuri (email@example.com).. In some cases, records may not be available as reproductions due to preservation concerns, restrictions, rights, terms or conditions.
Questions regarding the McHenry County College Archives should be addressed to:
Adjunct Reference Librarian