The collection contains documents pertaining to the McLean County Bicentennial Arts Festival and Committee planning. There is a multitude of information on historic sites within McLean County from newspaper articles, letters, certificates, and pamphlets.

Also included within the collection are many of the budgetary and financial planning documents, including loan receipts and sales from the Historic Sites Calendar.

Festival registration forms reveal which organizations attended the celebrations, while various notes, letters, and programs indicate performers that participated in the events.

An assortment of newspaper articles spanning 1974-1976 cover the preparation and events of the Bicentennial Festival. And the McLean County Historic Sites Calendar 1976, which was sold in large numbers as promotional merchandise for the Festival, is also included.