• Creator Names Catholic Inter-Racial Council (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Title Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago records [manuscript], 1932-1969, bulk 1950-1964.
  • Physical description
    • 62 linear ft. (145 boxes)
    • 22 sound recordings, 2 film canisters, 2 CDs.
  • 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
    • Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial and fund raising records concerning the Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago's efforts to promote racial justice within the Archdiocese of Chicago (Ill.), the Roman Catholic Church, and in society in general. Topics include specific instances of racial discrimination in Chicago churches, schools, housing, hospitals, and other agencies and in employment. Correspondents include council officers Lloyd Davis, John A. McDermott, and R. Sargent Shriver.
    • Includes sound recordings relating to the activities of the CIC, 1964-1967.
  • Acquisition information Most of the collection was the gift of Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago (M1969.0005, M1973.0026). Sound recordings were the gift of Marquette University Archives (1989.0591).
  • Biographical or Historical Note CIC was established in 1945. The name is sometimes spelled Catholic Interracial Council.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available for the older portion of the collection.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago poster collection (1989.0291); the Catholic Inter-Racial Council of Chicago photograph collection (1983.0577); the Daniel Cantwell papers; the John A. McDermott papers; and other materials cataloged separately.
  • Names
    • Catholic Inter-Racial Council (Chicago, Ill.) Archives.
    • Davis, Lloyd.
    • McDermott, John A.
    • Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011.
    • Davis, Lloyd.
    • McDermott, John A.
    • Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011.
  • Subjects
    • Catholics Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • African Americans Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Discrimination in education Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Discrimination in employment Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Discrimination in housing Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Fund raising Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Laity Catholic Church.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Race relations 20th century.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Audiotapes. aat
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Financial records. aat
    • Memoranda. aat
    • Reports. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/M-C/CatholicInterracial.htm