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Van der Eb, Janet Land (b. 1919) | Lake Forest College Archives and Special Collections

Name: Van der Eb, Janet Land (b. 1919)
Variant Name: Van der Eb, Mrs. Henry J.

Historical Note:

Janet Land (Mrs. Henry) Van der Eb in the 1990s lived in a house near the Lake Forest College campus, north of Deerpath on Hawthorne, in a house by Jerome Cerny with a studio on the north side with great light.  At that time she donated art books, among them this notebook she made for what appears to be a first-year college art class, June 1937.

Born in 1919, she was married to Harvard-educated and Chicago-based executive Henry J. Van der Eb (Container Corp. of America, CEO ) and was active in the the Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal), Lake Forest.  Her son, Henry J. Van der Eb, Jr. is an investment manager (Gabelli Funds) and a she has a daughter Janet Ainsworth.

Sources: Web news sources
Note Author: Arthur H. Miller, Archivist, Lake Forest College library, amiller@lakeforest.edu

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