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City of Chicago Maps, [ca. 1673-ongoing, bulk 1800-2000]

In the Research Center, please request a map by its author/title, category, date, and its number (if there is one). This is a collection of maps relating to the city of Chicago, or the area that was to become Chicago. Some maps include insets of more than one time period and this is indicated in ...


Forrest McDonald papers, 1873-1963

The Forrest McDonald papers consist of2.285 linear feet spanning the years 1873 to 1963 (bulk 1955 to 1959) and research notes, correspondence, clippings, transcripts of interviews, and publications relating to his biography of Samuel Insull.

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Rev. Ronald Schupp papers

Broadsides, form letters, and annotated agendas collected by Reverend Ronald Schupp, a civil rights leader and co-founder of Citizens Taking Action, an advocacy group devoted to making Chicago Transit Authority service affordable and available for all Chicagoans.

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Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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Severt Hanson papers

Papers about the working life, retirement, and personal life of Severt Hanson, a motorman 43 years for the Chicago Surface Lines, which was succeeded by the Chicago Transit Authority. Materials in the collection also refer to his wife Edna and his daughter Betty.