This collection was developed by Samuel T. Lawton Jr. It is an assortment of archival material and objects accumulated by Lawton. The collection is divided into 5 series. The first series is Personal, which contains personal papers. The dates in this series range from 1966-2004. The second series is Professional, which contains items pertaining to work Samuel was doing as Highland Park, Illinois. For example there are ordinances, zoning laws, and record books. The items in this series range from 1940-1980. The third series is Oversize, these are all the oversize archival items contained in the collection. It holds invitations and legal documents ranging from 1969-1970. The fourth series is Newspapers. It contains newspapers and newspaper clippings dating from 1968-1970. The final series is Objects. This series contains all the objects brought in with the archival material. These items are personal, professional, and commemorative. They range in dates from 1959-1986.
Lawton, Samuel T. , Jr.