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57th Street Art Fair. Records, 1964-2007

This collection contains the planning and promotional materials for the 57th Street Art Fair, including meeting minutes, reports, posters, textiles, banners and buttons.

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Block, Jean F. Papers, 1980’s

Jean Friedberg Block was a University of Chicago expert and a renowned scholar of the architecture and peopling of Hyde Park and the University. Block’s papers include general information about the University from the early-to-mid 20th century. Series I contains general correspondence and other i...

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Buzzell, Edgar A. Collection, 1892-1910

The Edgar A. Buzzell Collection consists of glass plate negatives, two photograph albums, newspaper articles, and a painting. The bulk of the collection consists of glass plate negatives of the University of Chicago, Hyde Park, the World’s Columbian Exposition (1893), and downtown Chicago, IL. A ...

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Friends in Council. Records, 1875-2006

The records of the Friends in Council include meeting minutes, constitutions and by-laws, annual programs for the club dating back to its inception, as well as various works produced by and about its members (papers prepared for meetings, histories of the club, and correspondence). The collection...

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Goetz, Rachel Marshall. Papers, 1898-1994

Rachel Marshall Goetz was a writer, researcher, and activist who spent much of her career focused on national and local Hyde Park politics. These papers include much of Goetz’s early writing advocating the use of new media in state and local governments. She worked as a speechwriter on Illinois g...

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Heckman, Wallace. Papers, 1871-1926

Wallace Heckman served as business manager and counsel of the University of Chicago from 1903-1924. These papers include correspondence and writings by Heckman. All correspondence is dated 1923-1926, regarding the end of Heckman’s tenure at the University, as well as his involvement in several Ch...

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Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council. Records

This collection contains the records of the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council, from 1911-1993. Included are administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, budgets and directories of membership. This collection also contains general subject files covering Council projects and affil...

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Hyde Park Center. Collection, 1910-1917

Established in 1908, the Hyde Park Center was an independent welfare organization providing services to children and youth in the neighborhood, such as a free kindergarten and playground, clubs and activities, and job training for youth. The organization was established in response to the problem...

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Hyde Park Garden Fair Commitee. Records, 1964-2006

The collection contains various administrative, financial, membership, and publicity documents related to the Hyde Park Garden Fair Committee public services projects. Included are records such as member handbooks, minutes, financial reports, newspaper clippings, and event procedures.

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Hyde Park Historical Society. Collection, 1830-2009

The Hyde Park Historical Society was founded in 1977 to record and preserve the history of the Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood. Included are the Hyde Park Historical Society's administrative records, as well as its collection of historic materials. The collection contains architectural drawings, a...

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Hyde Park Youth Symphony. Records, 1978-2006

This is a collection of the administrative records of the Hyde Park Youth Symphony. The records of the Symphony include administrative, budget, and fund raising material arranged by year, dating back to 1983. Also included are recordings of concerts, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook of photogr...

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Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Records, 1895-2011

The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference was formed in 1949 to "to build and maintain a stable interracial community of high standards." The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets and fundraising material, by-laws, directories, reports; press release...

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Hyde Park-Kenwood Razed Buildings. Collection, mid-19th century-2006

This collection is the result of a circa 2006 study of buildings in the Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood in Chicago, most of which were demolished as part of the mid-20th century urban renewal movement. This collection contains copies of photographs and illustrations of the Hyde Park-Kenwood area, ...

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Malone, Virginia Eckels. Family. Papers, 1854-1974

Virginia Eckels Malone (1898-1978) was a writer and amateur historian who lived in Chicago, Washington D.C., and Long Island, New York. Her extended family included distinguished politicians, attorneys, and philanthropists. The collection consists of family papers kept by Virginia Eckels Malone. ...

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Pitcher, W. Alvin. Papers, 1928-1993

W. Alvin Pitcher (1913-1996), professor, minister, community and social justice activist. The Pitcher Papers include manuscripts, correspondence, press clippings, and extensive records from numerous political and civic organizations. The papers document Pitcher’s scholarly career at Denison Unive...

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Pollak, Robert. Papers, 1950-1970

Robert Pollak, composer, music and theatre critic. The Robert Pollak Papers consist of materials relating to the faculty revels at the Quadrangle Club of the University of Chicago, including: scores, scripts, photographs, clippings, and press releases. The collection also includes clippings from ...

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Smith, Thomas Vernor. Papers, 1934-1945

Thomas Vernor Smith (1890-1964) Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, Illinois State Senator (1936-1938), Congressional Representative, (1938-1940). This collection includes letters from the years of Smith's political activity, 1934-1941. Among the other papers are reprints of som...

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South Park Improvement Association. Records, 1925-1967

The South Park Improvement Association was founded in 1901 for the purpose of providing for services not rendered by the city of Chicago. This collection contains records of the South Park Improvement Association, including correspondence, service planning information, membership lists, and finan...

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South Side Academy. Records, 1897-1903

The South Side Academy was founded in 1892 and merged with other area schools to form University High School at the turn of the century. The South Side Academy records include financial as well as student records.

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Stone, Ursula Batchelder. Collection, 1900-2001

Ursula Batchelder Stone was a researcher, activist, and teacher who lived for more than 60 years in the Hyde Park community. This collection contains materials relating to her work as a board member of the South East Chicago Commission and to her teaching career at George Williams College. The co...

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University of Chicago. Postcards.Collection, 20th century

The collection contains postcards featuring the University of Chicago campus.

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