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Ann Credidio, BVM papers, 1989-2005.

The bulk of the papers documents Sr. Ann Credidios work at Damien House.

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Ann Stull Papers

Ann Stull was director of Friendship House in Chicago from 1951 to 1955. Friendship House was a Roman Catholic mission that preached and practiced racial tolerance in the pre-civil rights era. Her collection of rare serials and newspaper clippings documents racism, Catholicism's involvement in in...

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Anne E. Carr, BVM, Ph. D., papers, 1964-2007.

The papers of Anne E. Carr, B.V.M., Ph. D., span the years 1964 to 2007 and consist of unpublished sermons and talks, published articles and interviews, book reviews, awards, and biographical information. Topics include Christian feminism, the role of women in the Roman Catholic Church, ordinatio...

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Anne Patrick, SNJM, papers, 1969-2015.

The papers of Anne E. Patrick, SNJM, PhD have been divided into three series, and consist of Patricks doctoral dissertation, publications in numerous periodicals and monographs, and a copy of her monograph Liberating Conscience. Documents from various conferences and seminars and events at variou...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Dwight Perkins, [around 1890-1975]

Correspondence, reports, newsclippings, articles, scrapbooks, photographs, and architectural drawings relating to the career and family life of noted architect Dwight Perkins, including 2 scrapbooks in box 4 (1890-1891 on religion and Jenkin Lloyd Jones; 1906-1910 on Chicago Board of Education tr...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Armour Mission Records, 1845-1934

Records of Armour Mission, Chicago, IL, 1886-1934. The collection includes records concerning church congregation membership and programs, official publications, financial records, real estate materials, and artifacts as detailed below.

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Association House of Chicago records, 1899-1972

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Pr...


Baptist Ministers' Conference, Chicago. Records, 1889-1910

The Baptist Ministers’ Conference was instrumental in the founding of the University of Chicago in response to John D. Rockefeller's pledge to support the founding of a new of higher education in Chicago. The Records consist of conference minutes from 1889-1909 as well as reports on committee wor...

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Barnes-Crosby collection of glass negatives and master photographs, [ca. 1904-1913]

Photographs and negatives of popular Chicago streets and sites primarily in the Loop area, by the commercial photography studio Barnes-Crosby Company. Many focus on individual buildings such as hotels, office buildings, stores, museums, theaters, hospitals, libraries, government buildings, organi...


Blanche Marie Gallagher, BVM, papers, 1958-2009.

The Blanche Marie Gallagher Papers span from 1958 to 2009 with some undated material. This collection is a mixture of biographical and professional information.

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Blatchford Family Papers, 1777-1987

Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their paren...


Carol Frances Jegen, B.V.M., Ph. D., papers, 1958-2009.

The papers of Carol Frances Jegen, B.V.M., Ph. D., span the years 1958 to 2009 and primarily document her writings and lectures. Included are awards, lecture notes, correspondence, book reviews, articles, and audio-visual materials. Topics include the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, civil diso...

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Carolyn Farrell papers, 1942-2006.

The Carolyn Farrell Papers span the years 1942 to 2006 and document her B.V.M. work, public service, and career as an administrator in higher education. Included in these papers are correspondence, campaign materials, pictures, interviews, and speeches.

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Catholic Adult Education Center records

Correspondence, financial records, newspaper clipping, meeting minutes, photographs, and other administrative records of the Catholic Adult Education Center (CAEC) in Chicago (Ill.). Included are materials from CAEC courses on intellectual and social matters, the CAEC Chicago Center for Film Stud...

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Catholic Instruction League records, 1904-1946

The Catholic Instruction League records consist of 1.0 linear foot spanning the years 1904 to 1946 (bulk 1917-1937) and include correspondence, reports, brochures, financial statements, newletters, and photographs.

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Catholic Interracial Council of Chicago photograph collection, 1940-1969.

Primarily activities and members of the Council. Subjects include banquets, church services, pickets for civil rights, awards, the 1st National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice (1958), high school study days, portraits of members, fundraisers.

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Catholics at non-Catholic Universities vol. 1, 1925-1928.

Scrapbook contains articles, editorials, comments, and pamphlets which appeared during the controversy concerning the "Catholic Foundation" at the University of Illinois. Subjects include Catholic students, public universities, education, Newman clubs, anarchists, and temperance.

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Changing Chicago project photographs by James Newberry, 1987.

Documentary photographs concerning ethnic traditions of Chicago's Palestinian, Indian, Iranian, and Asian communities. Images include group shots of family members at family-owned businesses, such as local ethnic stores, restaurants, and bakeries; residents and customers posed for photos in neigh...

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Changing Chicago project photographs by Jay Boersma, 1987.

Photographs focus on the built environment of Chicago's southern suburbs, such as Homewood (Ill.). Includes views of buildings, streets, automobiles, gas stations, commercial signs, automotive supply houses, railroad tracks, stores, schools, churches, residences, vacant buildings, and restaurants...

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Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...


Frank W. McCulloch papers

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...


Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Guide to the Robert McClory (1932-2015) Papers, 1970-2015

Chicago journalist and author Robert (Bob) McClory wrote about race, class, and religion after graduating from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism in 1971, where he later taught. The Papers include biographical materials, teaching notes, research notes, and drafts of articles, as well as m...

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