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    • 1937-03 Watch Word March 1937

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The March 1937 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • 1942-02 Watch Word February 1942

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The February 1942 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • 1927-10 Watch Word October 1927

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1927 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 01; January - February, 1977

    • Museums -- Employees -- Retirement -- Thompson, Milton D.; Larson, Robert -- Prize; Glass beads -- Frost, Stephen A.; Museums -- Employees; Indians of North America -- Commerce; Museum employees -- Retirement -- Eifert, Herman E.; Museums --...
    • Museum director retires; Robert Larson wins again; Frost trade bead collection; Head of education section retires; Staff notes; Birthstones -- errata; Museum publication in bicentennial time capsule
    • The Living Museum vol. 11, no. 01; May, 1949

    • Spring; Museums -- Location; Museums - Publications -- Braille; Glacier lake; Squirrels; Art exhibitions -- Coverlets -- Hunter collection
    • Northern spring; 'Just where is the Illinois State museum?'; New museum publications; Once upon a time there was a lake; Young squirrels; Art gallery in May
    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 01; Winter, 1985

    • Art exhibitions -- Thecla, Julia ; Art -- Acquisitions; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Napoleon Hollow site; Indians of North America -- Archaic; Museum employees -- Evans, Robert; Museum publications; Museums -- Travel --Aztalan; Museum exhibits --...
    • Julia Thecla: painter of magic worlds and private visions; Archaic period occupations at the Napoleon Hollow site; Evans accepts directorship of Tarble Arts Center; New publications; Archaeology study tour of Aztalan, Effigy Mounds, and the...
    • Library

    • St. Charles Public Library District (Ill.); Libraries--Illinois--Saint Charles;
    • Postcards, photographs and photocopies of items compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. See also: http://www.stcharleslibrary.org/contact/libraryhistory.htm
    • The Living Museum vol. 58, no. 01; Spring, 1996

    • Coffins -- Illinois -- 19th century; Museum employees -- editor -- Britton, Kimberly; Botany -- species identification; Museum employees -- Robinson, Orvetta; Museum employees -- Langer, Dorothy; Indians of North America -- Pueblo pottery --...
    • Kimberly K. Britton appointed Museum editor; In a box of pine: coffins from the Grafton historic cemetery; Saluting years of their faithful service; Pueblo ceramic figurines; Friends are for keeps!; North American pollen database; Shape of things...
    • The Living Museum vol. 68, no. 04; Winter, 2006-7

    • Climatic Changes -- Illinois; Climatology -- Illinois -- History; Global Warming -- Illinois;Hailstorms -- Illinois; Emerald Ash Borer -- Illinois; Ash (Plants) -- Diseases and pests -- Illinois
    • Illinois climate-the last 200 years; When nature's fury strikes; The growing threat of the emerald ash borer
    • The Living Museum vol. 56, no. 01; Spring, 1994

    • Palynology -- pollen, fossil; Museum techniques -- exhibit artists; ; Indians of North America -- dogs; Museum exhibits -- U.S. in World War II -- activity; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum exhibits -- People at war -- dolls; Museum exhibits...
    • Viewing an ancient world from a frozen lake; M.K. Hoffman: museum preparator extraordinaire; Ancient companions
    • The Living Museum vol. 51, no. 01, 1989

    • Museums -- publications -- anniversary; Art exhibitions -- Baum, Don; Museum buildings -- State of Illinois art gallery; Museum exhibits -- illustration -- Children's books; Museum buildings -- Lockport gallery; Archaeology -- Mississippian...
    • The Living Museum turns 50; Don Baum: Domus; Artist, the book, and the Child; Mississippian society and culture; Calendar; Illinois State museum Society; Curator's bookshelf
    • The Living Museum vol. 50, no. 01, 1988

    • Museums -- acquisitions; Museum techniques - exhibit artists ; Naturalists -- Larson, Robert; Astronomy -- Uranus; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Arachnids; Museum publications
    • Acquiring art; Ecological habitat exhibits; R.G. Larson: an artist and naturalist; Uranus: a look back at the 7th planet; Calendar; Page for discovery: Arachnids; Curator's bookshelf
    • The Living Museum vol. 45, no. 01; Winter, 1983

    • Archaeology -- Modoc Rock; Abercrombie, Gertrude; Ethnology -- Indians of North America -- Dolls; Fossils -- Psaronius; Museums -- Travel -- East Africa; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Chicago -- Dutch painting
    • Modoc rock shelter: new stories from an old site; Magic of Gertrude Abercrombie; Native American tools; Psaronius, tree fern of the coal age; East African geologic and wildlife safari; Calendar; Sampler tour: Art Institute of Chicago's Dutch...
    • Memorial Day Program, May 30, 2005

    • Veterans; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Memorial Day;
    • Program of Memorial Day events held in Elgin, Illinois on May 30, 2005. The events were organized by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association (elginmemorialday.org)
    • The Living Museum vol. 38, no. 01; Jan. - Feb., 1976

    • White oaks -- Illinois; Birthstones -- January -- February; Modernism, (Art) -- Illinois; Museums -- Employees -- Promotions; Johnson, Judi; Newman, Betsy; Weedman, William; Madden, Betty; Ahler, Stanley; Obituary -- Dickson, Evalyn Irene Fike
    • White oak: state tree of Illinois; Birthstones; Staff promotions; Betty Madden receives state historical award; 'Illinois heritage days'; Stanley A. Ahler awarded doctorate degree; Emergence of Modernism in Illinois (1914 - 1940); Widow of Don...
    • The Living Museum vol. 59, no. 01, 02; Spring/Summer, 1997

    • Spiders -- webs; Museum exhibits -- Dickson Mounds Museum -- Four Moons Festival; Museum techniques -- collections management -- Native American antiquities -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Quilts -- Stenge, Bertha; Museum exhibits -- calendar; Spider...
    • Casting a sticky trap: spiders and the predatory ways; Converesation piece; Photographic Documentation Project; A cut and stitch above: quilts by Bertha Stenge; Calendar; Spider gorget
    • The Living Museum vol. 63, no. 01; spring, 2001

    • Indians of North America -- folklore; Indians -- culture; Museums -- acquisitions -- art; Steinmeyer, Nancy; Mammals, fossil -- artodus simus -- giant short-faced bear; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Birds, culture, and American Indian artifacts, part 2: wild turkeys, crows, ravens, and raptors; Art additions; Discovery of an ancient giant in an Ozark cave; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 57, no. 01, 1995

    • Museums -- buildings -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- educational aspects -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- programs -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museum exhibits -- Indians of North America -- Dickson Mounds Museum; Museums -- history --...
    • A new view of the past: the renovated Dickson Mounds Museum; New directions in educational programming at DMM; New exhibits in an old place: origins and interpretations; Two centuries of development at Dickson Mounds; Shape of things to come
    • The Living Museum vol.  09, no.  02; June, 1947

    • Summer; Bird nests -- Swallows; Forage crops; Rock formation -- United States -- New Hampshire; Plants -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois State museum; Art exhibitions -- Paintings -- Sargent, Paul
    • Rare day; Nest in the barn; June is a clover field; Old Stony; Plant collectors; Summer gallery
    • The Living Museum vol. 34, no. 02; March - April, 1972

    • Museum buildings -- Dedication -- Dickson Mounds; Museum exhibits -- Woodland Indians; Art exhibitions -- Chicago expatriates; Museums -- Employees -- McMillan, R. Bruce; Museums -- Employees -- Klippel, Walter; Museums -- Employees -- Shields,...
    • Dickson Mounds Museum dedication; 1000 B.C. Woodland; Chicago expatriates; Staff notes; Announcements; Geological science field trips;
    • The Living Museum vol. 47, no. 02; Spring, 1985

    • Paperweights -- Collectors and collecting -- Barker, Morton D.; Geology -- Calumet Lake; Geology -- Continental drift; Art exhibitions -- Photography -- Illinois photographers 1985; Museums -- Travel -- Louisiana; Museum exhibits -- Calendar
    • Morton D. Barker paperweight collection; Calumet area: filling in the plains; Continental drift; Illinois photographers '85; Exhibition schedule
    • The Living Museum vol. 62, no. 01,02, 2000

    • Museum exhibits -- Amish quilts; Amish -- culture; Military training camps -- Illinois -- world war, 1939-1945; Prisoners of war -- Illinois -- Camp Ellis; Museum acquisitions -- Robnet, Stephen Scott; Artist -- aka Jonathan Flew; Birdsong --...
    • Discovering Illinois Amish quilts; Reveille to retreat: the story of Camp Ellis in World War II; Gifted artist-turned-writer gives gift; Singing in Sangamon County; preliminary dates on cessation of song in selected species; Mary Juan, Maricopa...
    • The Living Museum vol.76 no. 02,03; Spring 2015

    • Bevier Historic Clothing Collection; Museum collections -- Clothing and dress -- Collectors and collections -- Illinois -- 20th century; Museum collections -- Fashion -- Collectors and collections -- Illinois -- 20th century; Trebilcock, Lorraine
    • From the Illinois State Museum Director Bonnie Styles; Changing fashion, changing lives;
    • The Living Museum vol. 68, no. 02,03; Summer, Fall 2006

    • Black, Jerome Longknife; Blackfeet Tribe; Native Americans -- Ethnography; Indians of North America -- Montana -- Ethnography; Global Climate Change -- Illinois; Climatic Changes -- Illinois; Global Warming -- Illinois; Northern Cardinal --...
    • Curious legacy of Jerome Longknife-Black (1940-2004); Global climate change and Illinois; Illinois sightings of bilateral gynandromorphism in birds; Lincoln's grand old mammoth; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 30, no.  04; August, 1968

    • Art exhibitions -- 21st North Mississippi Valley Artists; Museum buildings -- Dickson Mounds; Vertebrate animals -- Illinois -- Explorers; Prairie plants -- Goldenrod; Portrait painting -- Governor William Ewing; Museums -- Employees -- Cashatt,...
    • Art in Illinois --1968; Dickson Mounds Museum: a sesquicentennial building; Vertebrate animals first discovered in Illinois; Goldenrods! Goldenrods!; About the cover picture; Entomologist joins museum staff
    • The Living Museum vol. 25, no.  04; Aug., 1963

    • Art exhibitions -- 16th North Mississippi Valley Artists; Mushrooms; Plantain lilies; Museums -- Membership; Rain; Museums -- Employees -- Caldwell, Joseph; Museums -- Employees -- Eifert, Herman; Art exhibitions -- Reception
    • Color in the summer gallery; Fairy rings; Plantain lilies in August; Museum Society; Gift of rain; Staff notes; To meet the artists
    • Memorial Day Program, May 25, 2015

    • Veterans; Elgin (Ill.); Memorial Day
    • Program of Memorial Day events held May 25, 2015 in Elgin, Illinois. The events of the day were organized by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association (http://www.elginmemorialday.org)
    • The Living Museum vol. 44, no. 02; Spring, 1982

    • Archaeology -- Dickson Mounds; Depression glass; Art -- Acquisitions; Art exhibitions -- Illinois -- Photographers; Museums -- Travel -- St. Francois mountains; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Kimmswick Site; Indians of North America -- Clovis people;...
    • Dickson Mounds: rich site for archaeologists; Story behind depression era glass; Art: recent acquisitions; Illinois photographers '82; Active volcanoes in Missouri?; Clovis peoples in the Midwest: importance of the Kimmswick site; Books: Exploring...
    • The Living Museum vol. 24, no.  04; August, 1962

    • Beaches -- Lake Michigan; Queen Anne's lace; Natural science -- Common names; Skunks; Astronomy -- August sky; Museums -- Employees -- Leary, Richard L.
    • Sand beach; Name for naming; Memphitis, the skunk; Sky in August, 1962; New curator of geology for the museum
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 03; May - June, 1977

    • Museums -- History -- Illinois State Museum; Museums -- History -- logos; Museums -- Employees -- Memorial -- Eifert, Virginia; Museums -- Employees -- Klippel, Walter; Museum exhibits -- Centennial exhibit; Museums -- Travel -- Southern Illinois;
    • Museum on the move; Centennial logo and slogan; Memorial to Virginia S. Eifert; Dr. Klippel moves to Tennessee; Special Museum Centennial Exhibit; Natural history tour to Horseshoe Lake
    • The Living Museum vol. 63, no. 02; summer, 2001

    • Bird watching -- rare birds -- Cassin's vireo; Indians of North America -- city planning -- Cahokia; Museums - acquisitions -- art; Foy, Francis; Waugh, Samuel B.; Smith, Marshall; Museum exhibits -- calendars
    • Cassin's Vireo makes rare stop in Springfield; The Planners and Engineers of Cahokia
    • The Living Museum vol. 21, no.  04; August, 1959

    • Art exhibitions -- 13th annual north Mississippi valley artists; Bird nests -- Grebes; Night; Museum buildings -- New museum; Archaeology -- Illinois -- Museums
    • Adventures in art; Grebe's nest; World of darkness; Illinois to construct museum; Illinois archaeology and the museum
    • The Living Museum vol. 65, no. 02,03; summer, fall, 2003

    • Petroglyphs -- North America; Rock paintings -- Illinois; Indians of North America -- antiquities -- obsidian; Photography, artistic; Lerner, Nathan; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Visions of Other Worlds: the Native American rock art of Illinois; f Nort...It reflects shadows instead of images...ograph prehistoric obsidian in Illinois; Poet of light: the photographic life of Nathan Lerner; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol.  08, no.  03; July, 1946

    • Fishing; Walking-leaf fern -- Camptosaurus rhizophyllus; Art exhibitions -- Primitive painting -- Krans, Olaf; Horse nettle -- Solanum carolinianum; Silk Road -- Trade; Fireworks -- History; Museum buildings -- Gardens; Museums -- History --...
    • Fishing weather; Fern that walks; Exhibition of primitive painting; Horse nettle -- Potato-beetle weed; Old silk road; Fireworks; Your new museum
    • The Living Museum vol. 52, no. 03

    • Artists -- Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo ; Mammals -- North America -- Illinois; Art exhibitions -- Forms of contemporary Illinois (FOCI); Geology -- Rock layers; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museum publications
    • Moholy-Nagy: a new vision for Chicago; Mammals of Illinois: an introduction; Foci: what is it and what's next?; History in the rocks; Calendar; Curator's bookshelf
    • The Living Museum vol. 58, no. 02, 03; Summer/Fall, 1996

    • Museums techniques -- Zoological specimens -- taxidermy; Akeley, Carl; Quiltmakers -- Fallert, Caryl Bryer; Art exhibitions -- American painting -- (Un)earthly delights; Feathers -- Religious aspects -- Feather distribution project; Paleobotany...
    • The taxidermist's historic role in museum exhibits; The textile art of Caryl Bryer Fallert; (un)earthly delights: an exhibit by 5 Illinois artists; 4,000,000 gifts for the gods: the feather distribution project; George Langford, Sr., amateur...
    • The Living Museum vol. 42, no. 02,03; 1980

    • Art exhibitions -- 32nd Illinois invitational; Caves; Indians of North America -- Dickson Mounds; Ethnobotany -- Gourds; Art -- Acquisitions -- Tinsley, Barry; Koch, Albert -- St. Louis Museum; Museums -- Travel -- Natural history museum, Chicago;...
    • 32nd international; Inner spaces; Gourds; Art: recent acquisitions; Objects of curiosity: Albert Koch's 1840 St. Louis Museum; Great bronze age of China; Kimmswick , AlbeBone beds Louis: a historical perspective; Fans: fact and fancy; Calendar;
    • The Living Museum vol. 62, no. 03, 2000

    • Museums -- research; Natural history -- study and teaching; Museums - acquisitions; Coen, Eleanor; Kahn, Max; Hoff, Margo; Florsheim, Richard; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Landscape history at the Illinois State Museum; Art additions; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 35, no. 04; July - Aug., 1973

    • Indians of North America -- Cahokia; Archaeology -- Illinois; Mississippian culture -- Illinois; Indians of North America -- Mounds; Indians of North America -- Games; Indians of North America -- Ceremonies
    • Prehistoric city of Cahokia; Mississippian culture arrives at Cahokia; Mounds; Era of Florescence: the golden age; Decline of the megalopolis; Chunkey stone game; Southeastern ceremonial complex; Acknowledgements
    • The Living Museum vol. 46, no. 03; Summer, 1984

    • Earthquakes -- North America -- Mississippi River; Museums -- Membership; Caves; Fossils -- Medullosa; Thecla, Julia; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Travel -- Chicago
    • Quakes along the Mississippi; Underground world of caves; Medullosa: fern of the coal age; Julia Thecla: early Chicago realist; Calendar; Haunting experience
    • The Living Museum vol. 56, no. 03; Fall, 1994

    • Dinosaurs; Floods -- Illinois; Art exhibit -- photography -- Picture this project; Art Exhibitions -- Connelly, Arch; Museum publications -- excerpts; Museum programs -- Dinomania; Museum exhibits - calendar; Museum publications-- Larson settlement
    • Dinosaurs: old bones and living animals; On exhibit; And the rains came...; Conversation piece; About Archie; Living in the past; Dinomania; Shape of things to come; New museum publication
    • The Living Museum vol. 63, no.0 3;  fall, 2001

    • Art and state -- Illinois -- Federal Art Projects; Computer-aided instruction -- museum applications; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • Work - People - Art: Federal Art Projects in Illinois during the Great Depression; New approach to museum exhibition; Museum calendar
    • The Living Museum vol. 16, no.  06; Oct., 1954

    • Fruits; Bats -- Illinois; Art exhibitions; Birds -- Guides; Museums -- Lecture -- Parker, Helen; Art exhibitions -- Calendar
    • Red fruits for October; Bats of Illinois; Art season opens in October; Bird check list available; 'Evening with the old masters'; Art calendar 1954-55
    • The Living Museum vol. 28, no.  07; Nov., 1966

    • Totem poles -- Inuit -- Lincoln, Abraham; Indians of North America -- Illinois country -- Villages; Geese -- Migration; Handicrafts -- Craftsmen's biennial awards; Museums -- Employees -- Caldwell, Joseph R.
    • Totem poles and Mr. Lincoln; Indian villages of the Illinois Country; Geese return; Illinois craftsmen's awards; Staff notes
    • The Living Museum vol. 39, no. 05; Sept. - Oct. 1977

    • Museums -- Acquisitions -- Paperweights -- Barker, Morton D.; Acorns, As food; Museum exhibits -- Arachnids; Museum exhibits -- Calendar; Museums -- Programs -- Saturdays; Museum publications
    • Glass 'jewels'; Acorns, a nutritious food past and present; Museum calendar; Saturday morning adventure series; Books - Books - Books
    • The Living Museum vol. 62, no. 04; winter, 2000-1

    • Museums -- buildings -- Norton Building; Museums -- calendar -- Lockport Gallery; Indians of North America -- folklore -- birds; Indians -- culture -- birds; Index -- volume 62; Museum exhibits -- calendar
    • A short trip down the canal...ISM Lockport facility finds new home in historic Norton Building; Upcoming Lockport exhibitions; Birds, culture, and American Indian artifacts. Part 1; Volume 62 index; Illinois State museum calendar

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