Appointments are required to access collections held by Aurora University:
Jenks Memorial Collection of Adventual Materials
Dr. Susan L. Palmer
Doris K. Colby Memorial Archives
John Law, Director of University Library
Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures
Focus is on materials related to the establishment and operations of Aurora University and George Williams College and their predecessors; the people associated with these institutions; and institutional relationships with surrounding communities, affiliated religious denominations, and national organizations.
Focus is on materials concerning the Millerite Movement (which preached the imminent return of Jesus Christ to earth [especially his return in 1843-44], based on the biblical interpretation of William Miller [1782-1849]), as well as materials concerning early Adventism and the Advent Christian denomination (one of six denominations to come out of the Millerite movement).
Focus is on materials and resources made available to students, scholars and the general public interested in learning more about the topics surrounding Native Americans. This includes the following: