• Creator Names Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry.
  • Title Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry records [manuscript], 1932-1985.
  • Physical description
    • 22 linear ft. (51 boxes)
    • 1 sound recording.
  • Access and usage restrictions For listening purposes, it is necessary to use a copy, not the original (and to have a listening copy made if one is not available).
  • Collection summary Files of printed information (reports, brochures, incorporation papers) submitted by Chicago community service organizations seeking the endorsement of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), an organization of business and professional people dedicated to the commercial and financial promotion of the Chicago (Ill.) area and to ethical business and fundraising practices. Also board minutes, mailings to members, studies, reports, and budgets of the CACI covering the topics of business and industry, government regulation, housing, public education, taxation, and utilities.
  • Acquisition information Most of the collection is a gift of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry (1991.0187). A portion of the collection is a gift of the Illinois Institute of Technology (M1984.0057).
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry collection of visual material, as well as publications of the organization, cataloged separately.
  • Biographical or Historical Note The Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry was previously known as the Chicago Association of Commerce (1906-1947). The organization became known as the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce ca. 1992.
  • Names Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry Archives.
  • Subjects
    • Business and politics Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Civic improvement Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Commercial associations Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Housing Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Industrial laws and legislation Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Public schools Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Public utilities Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Schools Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Taxation Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Trade associations Illinois Chicago 20th century.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Commerce 20th century.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Economic conditions 20th century.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Politics and government 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Audiotapes. aat
    • Brochures. aat
    • Budgets. aat
    • Minutes. aat
    • Reports. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.