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HIS 4990 Senior Seminar in History

This guide will assist you with HIS 4990 Research Paper. Updated Fall 2020

Using the University Collections

Appointments are required to access collections held by Aurora University:

Jenks Memorial Collection of Adventual Materials

Doris K. Colby Memorial Archives

Kathy Clark, Director of University Library

630-844-5443

kclark@aurora.edu

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures

630-844-7844

museum@aurora.edu

Doris K. Colby Memorial Archives

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.

Jenks Memorial Collection of Adventual Materials

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).

Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures

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:


Please contact the Schingoethe Center for specific information on the availablity of primary sources.