• Creator Names Addams, Jane, 1860-1935.
  • Title Jane Addams papers [manuscript]
  • Physical description
    • 3 folders.
    • 1 oversize folder.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment with special permission required to examine the original Nobel certificate.
  • Collection summary Miscellaneous letters and other documents by and to Jane Addams. Includes the Nobel Prize certificate (1931). Letter to Mrs. Potter Palmer - does not wish her name used in Mrs. Palmer's dealings with Mr. Powderly and the Knights of Labor; unable to have dinner with her, but will be glad to stop by later; letter written and signed by ASH (Sept. 30, 1893, 3p.). Letter to "Dear Sister" [Mary McDowell]; author expresses desire to be of some comfort to her friend during the distress caused by the Stock-Yards Strike then in progress; offers to return to Chicago to help if necessary (July 26, 1904, 2p.). Letter to Fernando Jones requesting his attendance at an Old Settlers' Party (Dec. 27, 1906). Letter to Peter Christian Lutkin concerning arrangements for a performance of Handel's Messiah (Jan. 3, 1908). Letter to Mrs. Dorothy North thanking her for monetary contribution to Hull House and for her daughter's assistance there (Oct. 4, 1911, 2p.). Letter to Caroline McIlvaine, Chicago Historical Society requesting her attendance at an Old Settlers' Party on New Year's Day (Dec. 28, 1914). Three letters to Mrs. Flora J. Cooke, principal, Francis W. Parker School (Chicago, Ill.) relating to Parker School's distribution of food and toys to the needy (Nov. 14, 20 and Dec. 28, 1918). Letter to Mrs. Max Hart, "May we ask you to share our efforts this month to supply actual human needs as well as Christmas cheer and good-will to our hard pressed neighbors?..." (Dec. 8, 1932).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note A major collection of Jane Addams papers and Hull House records are at the Special Collections Dept., Richard J. Daley Library, University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • Names
    • Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Archives.
    • Powderly, Terence Vincent, 1849-1924
    • Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Old Settlers' Society of Chicago.
    • Knights of Labor
    • McDowell, Mary E., 1854-1936, recipient.
    • Palmer, Bertha Honoré, 1849-1918, recipient.
    • Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subjects
    • Charities Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Charities Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Nobel Prizes.
    • Philanthropists Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Social service Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Social service Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Social settlements Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Social settlements Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Strikes and lockouts Meat industry Chicago, 1904.
    • Women Political activity Illinois Chicago.
    • Women volunteers in social service Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Women volunteers in social service Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Women Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Women Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Working class
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 19th century.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 20th century.
  • Genre Awards. aat
  • Geographic name
    • United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
    • Norway Oslo.