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Asian Human Services of Chicago records, 1978-1996

Reports, press releases, correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, topical files, other printed materials, court documents, and other records of Asian Human Services of Chicago, an organization established in 1978 to analyze needs and provide social services for Asians in Chicago near ...


Association House of Chicago visual materials, ca. 1900-1964

Black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives, photographic albums, postcards, photostats, clippings, and drawing related to residents, members, and activities of the Association House of Chicago in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Images depict children in groups, at...


Charlotte E. Senechalle papers, 1950-2001, bulk 1950-1990

Correspondence, board meeting minutes, research files, newspaper clippings, reports, observation notes, and other papers of Charlotte E. Senechalle, primarily relating to her work with school improvement and the conditions of the Cook County Department of Corrections. Included are materials regar...


Cyrus Hall Adams, III, papers, 1874-1968, bulk 1964-1968

The papers of Cyrus Hall Adams III date from 1874 to 1968 (mainly 1964 to 1968) and consist of correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, transcripts of board hearings and meetings, news clippings, and other printed materials related to the Chicago Board of Education and Adams' se...


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. ...


Gads Hill Center records

Correspondence, minutes of meetings of the board of directors of the Gads Hill settlement house, various reports, financial and attendance records, newsclippings, articles, and other sundry papers. Topics include recreational, educational, and social programs and facilities of Gads Hill Center, a...


Guide to the Baker Brownell (1887-1965) Papers, 1904-1965

Baker Brownell enjoyed a rich and varied career as a soldier, newspaper man, popular teacher and lecturer, prolific writer and minor power, and scholar concerned with the dynamics of both the "small community" and the larger "human community" of which it formed an important component. During his ...

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Guide to the Joseph Fucilla (1897-1981) Papers, 1918-1981

During his career at Northwestern Fucilla traveled to Europe on several occasions, wrote prolifically, and served as editor of Italica, the journal of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, from 1943 to 1968. The Joseph Fucilla Papers include biographical materials, correspondence, rese...

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Guide to the William Montgomery McGovern (1897-1964) Papers, 1919-1967

McGovern joined the political science faculty of Northwestern University in 1929, staying with the University until his retirement in 1964. The William Montgomery McGovern Papers fill five boxes and span the period 1919-1967. They are arranged in five major categories: biographical materials; pro...

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Janet A. Nolan, Ph. D. papers, 1969-2008.

The Janet A. Nolan, Ph. D., Papers span the years 1969-2008, and consist of materials that pertain to Dr. Nolan's career as an author, educator, researcher, and historian. Most of the topics within the collection concern the fields of education, Irish Studies, and Women's studies, or a combinatio...

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Logan Square Neighborhood Association, 1962-1971

Committee reports, correspondence, financial records, fundraising and publicity materials, meeting agendas and minutes, news clippings, newsletters, petitions, press releases, surveys, and other records related to daily operations, program planning, and projects of the Logan Square Neighborhood A...

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Marjorie Stewart Joyner Papers

A wide vareity of materials span nearly seventy years, from the early 1920s to the early 1990s. Included are materials related to Mme C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company and Beauty Schools, UBSOTA (United Beauty School Owners and Teachers Association), Alpha Chi Pi Omega, Chicago Defender Charities...


Mary P. Haney papers, 1969-2005.

The papers of the Mary P. Haney collection span the years from 1969 to 2005 with the bulk of material dating from 1972-1997. The collection has been divided into eight series, some with subseries. The papers catalog an extraordinary career in public service, especially on the international stage ...

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New World Resource Center (Chicago, Ill.) records, ca. 1965-1980, bulk 1971-1976

Correspondence, financial records, mailing lists, newspaper clippings, newsletter, pamphlets, book lists for prisoners, and other administrative records of the New World Resource Center, a non-profit, left-wing bookstore and meeting space in Chicago. The majority of the collection consists ...


Olive Hulbert Scrapbook Collection, 1918 to 1923

Artifacts dating from 1918 to 1923, organized by past Alliance president, Olive Hubert. The scrapbooks contain documents from various dinners, events, and projects, and are related to individuals connected with the Alliance. They also chronicle the Alliance’s wartime and post-war reconstruction e...


Oral history archives of Chicago Polonia

Interviews with 140 Chicagoans of Polish descent who immigrated to America between 1880 and 1930 or were born in America during this period.


Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941, bulk 1900-1935

Correspondence, news clippings, and other papers of Dr. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Materials pertain to his leadership of the Illinois State Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, and the Illinois Centennial Commission; participation in...


Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., papers, 1810-2006.

The Suellen Hoy, Ph.D., Papers consist of research files pertaining to Dr. Hoy's publications on women religious orders. Most of the materials in this collection are copies of original documents located at other archival repositories and as a result the copyright for the materials resides with th...


U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association, Chicago Chapter records, 1971-1983

Meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, financial statements, by-laws, membership materials, newsletters, photographs, and other records of the U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association (USCPFA), Chicago Chapter, an educational organization to develop understanding between the people of the ...

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William Simon papers, ca. 1954-1975

Research materials, published articles and papers, interview guides and transcripts, correspondence, grant proposals and expenditure reports, sound recordings, and other papers of William Simon, a sociologist who studied human sexuality. Materials primarily relate to Simon's work at the In...

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The Woodlawn Organization records, 1959-1973

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, research materials, clippings, brochures, and other records of The Woodlawn Organization (TWO), a coalition of neighborhood and religious groups formed to improve the quality of life in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Topics i...


Youth Communication Chicago Collection, 1977 - 2010

Youth Communication Chicago (YCC) is an non-profit organization established in 1976 to foster the art of journalism among urban minority high school students. Youth Communication Chicago offices were located at Columbia College Chicago until 2011. YCC collaborates with local college students and ...

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