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Abbott-Sengstacke Family Papers

Robert S. Abbott founded the Chicago Defender in 1905; his nephew, John H. Sengstacke, took over family's newspapers on Abbott's death in 1940. The papers trace the Abbott-Sengstacke family history from the mid-19th century in Georgia through Abbott's move to Chicago and creation of a journalisti...

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Ada María Isasi-Díaz, Ph.D., papers, 1974-2005.

The Ada María Isasi-Díaz papers contain published and unpublished materials that relate to her interests in feminist theology and social justice. Included are books, professional journals, articles, newspapers, pamphlets, booklets, and bulletins.

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Adler, Max. Collection, 1922-1952

Max Adler (1866–1952) was an Illinois-born executive, concert violinist, and philanthropist. This collection is primarily composed of Adler’s correspondence. Also included are a few pieces of ephemera, including a photograph of German violinist Emanuel Wirth and lists of works relating to English...

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Albert Pick, Jr. and family papers, 1920-1979, bulk 1940-1977

This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, newspapers, newspaper clippings, certificates, plaques, audio recordings, and other papers belonging to Chicago philanthropist and hotel executive Albert Pick, Jr. and to his family. Much of the collection consists of commemorative certi...

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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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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...


Brownson Circle records, 1917-1975.

The Bownson Circle records consist of 3.0 linear feet spanning the years 1917 to 1975, and include histories, meeting mintues, annual reports, yearbooks, photographs, and poetry books.

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Charles L. Hutchinson papers

Letters to Charles L. Hutchinson, a Chicago banker, president of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a major philanthropist; plus resolutions in memoriam. Correspondence chiefly concerns his business and charitable activities. Topics include efforts to place a memorial to George Howland in McKinley...

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Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, daily schedules, applications, forms, and photographs of the Chase House, a daycare center for preschool children in Chicago (Ill.). The materials mostly pertain to the daycare's general act...


Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort records

Correspondence, newsclippings, pamphlets, and other records of the Chicago Alliance for Collaborative Effort and of its Juvenile Justice Task Force, which worked to develop an integrated system of service delivery to youth, especially in the area of juvenile justice.


Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens records, ca. 1963-1973

Correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership lists, memoranda, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, proposals, research files, and other administrative and legal documents of the Chicago Association for Retarded Citizens (CARC). The collection consists largely of ...

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Chicago Boys and Girls Club records

This description does not include unprocessed additions to the collection.

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The Chicago Community Trust records

Executive committee minutes, account books and other financial materials, scrapbooks, and office files concerning administration and distribution of the Chicago Community Trust (CCT) funds to Chicago area charitable organizations. Includes records of the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund (1908-63...


Chicago Hearing Society records

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, and newsclippings of the Chicago Hearing Society, a service organization for adults and children who are deaf or have impaired hearing, founded in 1916 as the Chicago League for the Hard of Hearing, that sponsors educational, social, employment...


Chicago Home for the Friendless records

Board meeting minutes (1858-1937), admissions registers (listing names, ages, religion, and reasons for coming to the home, 1858-1898), "Old Ladies Dept." volume (1933), a time book (detailing the hours worked by the employees), and by-laws for the Chicago Home for the Friendless, which served as...


Chicago Woman's Musical Club records, 1895-1979, bulk 1914-1979

Newspaper clippings, programs, newsletters, sheet music, music periodicals, correspondence, administrative files, annual directories, scrapbooks, and other records of the Chicago Woman's Musical Club, which sponsored performances of classical music for its members (often at the Fine Arts Building...

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Chicago Women's Club records, 1877-1998.

The Chicago Womens Club material includes a complete run of the Annual Announcements. Similarly, the collection includes the Chicago Womens Club Bulletin bound and unbound, and several monographs related to the history of the Chicago Womens Club. In addition, the collection includes monograph ref...

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Chicago Youth Centers records

Board meeting minutes of the Chicago Youth Centers.

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Children's Memorial Hospital support groups' records

Auxiliary Board minutes (1908-14, 1921-50), Dept. of Nursing and School of Pediatric Nursing reports (1932, 1940-46), Social Service Committee minutes (1911-15, 1935-52), news clippings (1920-43, 1950-77), press releases (1965-77), and other files of Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) s...


The Commons, An Institute of the Independent Sector (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, reports, minutes, project proposals, grant applications, and topical files of The Commons: An Institute of the Independent Sector, which was sponsored by several religious denominations. Materials were compiled by Alan Anderson, a director of the organization, in 16 loose-leaf not...

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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...


Deborah's Place records, 1984-2007.

The Deborah's Place records span from 1984 to 2007 and include mainly the administrative records, program reports and evaluations, meeting minutes, agendas, correspondence, planning materials, and general program philosophy. The committees include the Multi-cultural Committee, Housing and Physica...


Dora Wells papers

Writings by Dora Wells, first principal (1911-1935) of Lucy Flower Technical High School, Chicago (Ill.); incoming letters; and a few other items. Includes Wells' autobiographical essays and her essay on Flower High School, a scrapbook of newsclippings on Wells and printed essays by her; Wells' t...

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Emerson House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Correspondence, clippings, newsletters, minutes, constitution, by-laws, lists of directors, brochures, handbook, black and white photographs of Emerson House, a settlement house and community service organization located at 645 N. Wood Street in Chicago, which merged with the Chicago Commons Asso...