Notebook 1866-1869

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Field notebook of John Brink, McHenry County Surveyor
Accession No. 1988.036.03a

Content: Survey notes are from throughout the county. It includes levels of the Fox River commencing at Algonquin Dam measuring depth of water every 50 feet and plats of the old village of McHenry, including its public square, Calvary Cemetery on Jackson Street in Woodstock, the burying ground at Crystal Lake, the Bigfoot burying ground, and Harts’ 2d addition to Harvard.

Conservation Treatment: Front leather cover is missing and binding and pages are loose. Treatment includes disbind in its entirety, surface clean, mend/guard for stabilization purposes only, resew in its entirety, rebind with a new case, and non-aqueous deacidification.

Adopted through General Book Conservation Fund Donations.