Du Quoin, Illinois historical material, 1900-1953 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/6/MSS 115
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This small collection is comprised of optometrist and local historian, Dr. Harley Croessmann's research on Du Quoin, IL. Included is his research correspondence as well as copies of "History of Du Quoin," by Wilma Perdue, Croessmann's notes on a "Monograph on Jean Baptiste Ducoigne," and J. Wesley Neville's "Student's History of Perry County." Two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings on Du Quoin were removed to the Southern Illinois Ephemera Collection. Over 70 photographs of Du Quoin people and places were transferred to the photograph collection.