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CRA339 -- Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce Records
  
Calumet Regional Archives

Inventory

4.00 Linear Feet
April 1993
Revised July 1994
Revised September 1996
Revised June 1999


Box Folder Description
1 1 Historical Information, Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, (1912- 1992)
2 Articles of Association, GVCC, 1912
3 By-laws, GVCC, 1989
4 Mission Statement, GVCC, n.d.
5 Accreditation, GVCC, (1977 - 1992)
6-40 History File, GVCC, 1913 - 1993
41-46 Minutes, C of C, 1921 - 1930
47 Reports, Executive Director, GVCC, 1987 - 1988
48 Correspondence, Beautification Committee, 1978
49 Correspondence, Infrastructure Committee, 1990
50 Correspondence, Legislative Affairs Committee, 1977 - 1978
51 Correspondence, Plan Committee, 1972 - 1975
1 52 Correspondence, Post Office Committee, 1974 - 1978
53 Correspondence, Welcome Sign Committee, 1958 - 1973
54 Speeches, 1965, 1968
55 Brochures/Booklets, Valparaiso, 1971, 1976, n.d.
56-57 Profile, Valparaiso, NIPSCO, 1960 and 1965
2 1 Statistics, Valparaiso, 1958, 1971
2 Survey, Porter County Wages and Fringe Benefits, 1969
3 Survey, Valparaiso Community, 1976
4 Survey, Better Service, Valparaiso, n.d.
5-8 Master Plan, Valparaiso, 1951 - 1966
9 Paper, The Structure and Development of the Valparaiso Business District, by Thomas J. Baerwald 1971
10 Various, Valparaiso History, (1876-1991)
11 Municipal Code, Valparaiso, 1975
12 Buyer's Guide, Valparaiso, n.d.
13 Master Plan, Porter County, 1961
14 Profile, Porter County, 1966
15 Directory, Public Officials, 1984

Series: Subject Files
Box Folder Description
2 16 Advertising, 1985
17-19 Amtrak: Correspondence (1975 - 1990) Reports (1989 - 1990), Newsclippings (1976 - 1991)
20 Art Barn, n.d.
21 Astronaut, Mark Brown, (1988--)
22 Buck Rogers Society, 1988
23 Buses, (1973 - 1992)
24 Civil Rights, 1970
25 Coca- Cola Foods, 1986
26 Communication Seminar, 1986
27 Conrail, 1977
28 Cracker Barrel Discussion, 1971, 1990
29 Duneland Chamber of Commerce, 1984, 1992
30 Emergency 911 Number, 1975
2 31 Executive Committee, Porter County Chambers of Commerce, 1973 - 1974
32 Fairgrounds Task Force, 1977
33 Farmer's Market, (1974 - 1981)
34-38 Highways, General (inc. St.Rd. 49) (1947 - 1992) n.d.
3 1-2 Highways, St.Rd. 49, (1983 - 1992) n.d.
3 Newsarticles, Safety, St.Rd 49, (1989 - 1991)
4 Highways, St.Rd. 149, (1967 - 1991)
5 Report, LaPorte District, Indiana Department of Transportation, 1991
6 Historic Preservation of Porter County, 1979
7 Historical Walking Tour, 1975
8 Housing, (1970 - 1980)
9 Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Expansion, 1990 - 1991
10 Indiana Dunes State Park, 1970, 1978
11 Indiana General Corporation, 1964-1975
12 Indiana's North Coast Tourism Council 1990
13 Industry, Valparaiso, (1964 - 1967)
3 14 Innkeeper's Tax, (1981 - 1989)
15 Jaycees, 1980 - 1983
16 Job Opportunity, 1965
17 Kouts Industrial and Commercial Foundation, 1969
18 Lake Michigan Circle Tour, 1987
19 Lembke, Charles and Lembke Hotel, (1983 - 1988)
20 Lowenstine's, (1984 - 1987), 1995
21 Mutz, John M., (1982 - 1988)
22 Northern Indiana Bank, Centennial Report, 1974
23 Northwest Indiana Council for Economic Growth, 1979-1980
24 Northwest Indiana Forum, (1986 - 1991)
25 Old Jail Museum, 1975
26-28 Operation Bootstrap; Correspondence (1990 - 1991), Reports (1990 - 1991), Newsarticles (1989 - 1991)
29 Owens-Corning, 1985 - 1986
3 30-31 Popcorn Festival / Orville Redenbacher (1979 - 1988), Newsarticles, (1980-1988, 1999, 2003)
32 Port of Indiana, (1961 - 1992)
33 Porter County in 1985 Seminar, 1968
34 Porter County in the 21st Century Seminar, 1988
35 Porter County Bicentennial Committee 1973 - 1976
36 Porter County Brochure, (1975 - 1978)
37 Porter County Cooperation Extension Service, 1975
38 Porter County Fairgrounds, (1971 - 1981)
39 Porter County Expo Center, (1983 - 1987)
40 Porter County Municipal Airport, (1980 - 1988)
41 Porter County Plan Commission, 1969 - 1972
42 Porter County Home Builders Association 1984
43 Porter County Park Board, 1978
3 44 Porter County Sesquicentennial, 1985-1986
45 Porter County Tourism Task Force, 1982-1984
46 Porter Memorial Hospital, (1968 - 1993)
47 Post-Tribune, 1969 - 1970
48 Purdue University North Central, (1965 - 1986)
49 Schools, Valparaiso, 1971 - 1973, 1996
4 1 South Shore Railroad, (1968 - 1990)
2 Strongbow Inn, 1986, 1996
3 Transportation, (1969 - 1974)
4 Urschel Labs, 1990, 1998, n.d.
5 U.S. 30 Industrial Park, 1986
6 Vale View Convalescent Center, 1975
7 Valparaiso Citizen's Advisory Planning Council, 1946 - 1947
8 Valparaiso, City of, 1978
9 Valparaiso City News, 1981
10 Valparaiso Park District, 1977 - 1979
11 Valparaiso Park and Recreation Department, Master Plan, 1984
12-13 Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Foundation, 1990-1992, 1994--
14 Valparaiso Police Department, 1978
5 1 Valparaiso Technical Institute, 1968 - 1973
2 Valparaiso University, (1955 - 1972)
3 Valparaiso University-Student Relations, 1969 - 1970
4 Valparaiso Water Department, 1977
5 Welcome New Teachers Luncheon, 1971-1978
6 Wembley Industries, 1970 - 1971

Oversize
Folder Description
1 Poster, Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, n.d.
Posters, Popcorn Festival, 1986
Poster, Welcome Home Astronaut Mark Brown, 1989
2 Newspaper Inserts, Membership Drives, 1987--
Newspaper Inserts, Valparaiso Businesses, (1983-1989)
Souvenir Edition, Dedication, Porter County Airport, 1966
Souvenir Edition, Porter County Sesquicentennial, 1986
Poster, Preservation Workshop, Valparaiso, n.d.
Map, (1), Dining Out in Valparaiso, n.d.
4 Newsletter, Chamber Networks, 1994--

Oversize (shelved next to collection)
Description
Schematic for change, Valparaiso, n.d.
Graphic, Valparaiso, n.d.

Subject Tracings

  • Airports
  • Amtrak
  • Anderson Company
  • Brown, Mark, Astronaut
  • Business
  • Economic Development Projects
  • Housing
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
  • Indiana Dunes State Park
  • Indiana General Corporation
  • Industry
  • Northwest Indiana Council for Economic Growth
  • Northwest Indiana Forum
  • Operation Bootstrap
  • Parks
  • Port of Indiana
  • Porter County (Ind.)
  • Porter County Tourism Task Force
  • Porter Memorial Hospital
  • Purdue University North Central
  • Railroads
  • Redenbacher, Orville
  • Roads
  • South Shore Railroad
  • State Route 49
  • State Route 149
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Urschel Laboratories
  • Valparaiso (Ind.)
  • Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department
  • Valparaiso Police Department
  • Valparaiso Technical Institute
  • Valparaiso University