Series I: Administrative Files, 1974-1975, 1977, 1980, 1982-1992, 2005 holds the organizational records of the Illinois State University Small Business Development Center. These materials include the proposal for the creation of the Small Business Development Center, guidelines, information relating to the Department of Commerce & Community Affairs, reports, evaluations, correspondence, committee information, and surveys.
Series II: Business Affairs, 1974-1992 contains information on funding of the Small Business Development Center. Such information includes grant materials, budget information, invoices, contracts, and reports. The series also contains equipment inventories, telephone service information, catalogs, and computer information.
Series III: Clients, 1981, 1983-1992 includes informational materials on clients of the Small Business Development Center. This includes client records, evaluations, lists, articles, business plans, and correspondence.
Series IV: Events, 1974-1977, 1982, 1984-1992, 1998, 2005 consists of information and invitations for events sponsored by or of interest to the Small Business Development Center. These events include breakfasts, Business After Hours, receptions, conferences, expos, forums, meetings, retreats, and training.
Series V: Publications, 1976, 1982-1992 contains publications created or collected by the Small Business Development Center. The types of publications include articles, brochures, directories, fliers, handbooks, magazines, and newsletters.
Series VI: Memorabilia and Ephemera 1985, 1990-1991 includes certificates, envelopes, cards, and logos.