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Finding Aids

Finding Aids 

Many of the collections in the Local History Department have finding aids to assist the researcher in locating the materials they are looking for.  The staff and volunteers of the Local History Department are still processing the backlog of collections.  If you do not see a collection you are looking for on this site, please contact us at localhistory@decaturlibrary.org or (217) 421-9766.

Alfred W. Brink Scrapbook Collection

Besalke Family Collection 

Charlotte Meyer Collection: Historic Buildings of Decatur, IL 

Decatur Public Library Records

Foulk Photo Collection

George Wells Papers 

Hibbs Personal Papers 

Jane Hamand Correspondence Collection

Kreher Family Collection

Roberts Family Collection

Springfield-Decatur Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Collection