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Archives: Donate

The McHenry County College Archives is the official repository for a variety of artifacts pertaining to history and development of the College over time.

Donations

The McHenry County College Archives gratefully acknowledges the generous support of community, administrative, student, staff and faculty donors in the development of the McHenry County College Archives collections. Any questions regarding potential donations should be addressed to the Archivist.

Materials Accepted

As the official repository for McHenry County College, archival records are received either by transfer from offices and departments or by the private donation of students, faculty, staff, trustees, administrators and the broader community. Records for inclusion within the Archives comprise of materials in print, digital or electronic format, created, received, or accumulated by a unit or individual employee of McHenry County College while conducting College business, or by a member of the broader community. The following records will be considered to provide an unbiased account of the history and development of McHenry County College overtime:

Newspaper Clippings

Books, Memoirs, Diaries, Scrapbooks, Notebooks, Biographies and Autobiographies

Professional Correspondence (colleagues, publishers, professional organizations and students; with permission)

Course Syllabi, Student Papers or Projects

Student Senate, Group and Organizational Papers (founding documents, agendas, minutes, reports, newspapers, brochures, notices, posters, announcements, programs and flyers)

Faculty Research and Presentations (publications, articles, books, reviews and speeches)

Departmental, Board of Trustees and Committee Records (agendas, minutes, reports)

Administrative and Trustee Papers (founding documents, agendas, minutes, reports, newsletters, annual reports, plans, magazines, catalogs, brochures, notices, programs, posters, announcements, and flyers)

Departmental, Unit and Faculty Association Papers (founding documents, agendas, minutes, reports, newsletters, annual reports, plans, magazines, catalogs, brochures, notices, programs, posters, announcements, and flyers)

Campus Event Publications (notices, programs, posters, announcements, and flyers)

Audiovisual Materials (recorded lectures, speeches, discussions and interviews; with permission)

Photography (prints, negatives, slides; with permission)

Ephemera, Buttons, Memorabilia

Other Materials upon Appraisal

Contact

Questions regarding the McHenry County College Archives should be addressed to:

Ashley Mercuri

Adjunct Reference Librarian

amercuri@mchenry.edu

815-455-8762