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Forest Preserve District of Cook County Records, Collection Description, 1899-2011

This collection contains materials generated primarily by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. These materials document the history of the district, the people who founded it, some of its day-to-day operations, and its planning, construction, and development. It includes correspondence, m...


Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series 0: Photographs and Illustrations, ca. 1900-ca. 2005

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series I: Administration Records, Bulk, 1930-1970

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series II: Legal Department Records, 1916-1991

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series III: Records from the Departments of Maintenance and Conservation, 1914-2011

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series IV: Governance Records, 1915-1999

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series V: Planning, Development, and Construction records, ca. 1911-2001

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series VI: Construction Blueprints and Other Large Blueprints, 1915- ca. 1995

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series VII: Newspaper Clippings, 1951-2001

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Open Space Section Records, 1894-2011, (bulk 1991-2010)

The collection documents Open Space's varied initiatives to increase the amount of and improve the access to green space for all Chicagoans. The records include publication drafts, notes, and final products; correspondence; maps and plans; meeting minutes and agendas; photographs, slides, and neg...

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Thatcher Woods Savanna Restoration Project collection, Bulk, 1990-2011

Formed in June of 1990, the Thatcher Woods Savanna Restoration Project is an volunteer organization working to restore the ecosystem of three land parcels (Thatcher Woods) held by the Cook County Forest Preserve District.

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