1 to of 17 Archival Collections shown

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...

View tags

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...


Cathedral Shelter of Chicago records, 1921-1970

The Cathedral Shelter was established in 1919 as a social service agency of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. The collection consists of annual reports, case files, correspondence, by-laws, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, and published material pertaining to the operation ...

View tags

Catholic Charities collection, 1940-1950

Catholic Charities is a network of charitable organizations in the United States consisting of more than 1,600 community based organizations, often sponsored by the local Roman Catholic religious hierarchy. The Catholic Charities Collection consists of two extensive reports regarding activities i...

View tags

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...

View tags

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. ...


Erie Neighborhood House (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1897-2004, bulk 1960-2004

Administrative files, correspondence, contracts, minutes, financial records, annual reports, newspaper clippings, research papers, and other materials from Erie Neighborhood House, a community center and social service organization, located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Files ...


Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

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


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...


National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago Section records, 1899-1973, bulk 1920-1970

Meeting minutes, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, periodicals, newsletters, press releases, brochures, pamphlets, directories, manuals, scripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other records of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Chicago Section, a community servic...


Nina Polcyn Moore papers, 1943-1995

Correspondence, programs, agendas, announcements, memos, and other papers relating to Chicagoan Nina Polcyn Moore's work with liberal Catholic causes. The collection includes publications, programs, and teaching materials from the Catholic Youth Organization's Sheil School of Social Studies; eulo...

View tags

North Side Cooperative Ministry records, 1961-1972

The North Side Cooperative Ministry, formally organized in 1963, was a non-profit cooperative ministry composed of eight Protestant denominations concerned with such issues as racial discrimination in housing, day care facilities, mental health services, neighborhood public schools, and the Vietn...

View tags

Rev. J. H. Jackson papers

Part 1 contains: Texts of many sermons and speeches and other writings, 1928-1988; notes for sermons; correspondence, programs, and planning papers; university and divinity school papers; and topical files of the Rev. Joseph Harrison Jackson relating primarily to his leadership as pastor of Olive...


St. Bernard Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1881-1991.

This fonds consists of the records created and received by St. Bernard Hospital between its foundation in 1903 and 1991. Records predating 1903 also can be found in the fonds, in the form of real property records created prior to 1903 and given to the Sisters or Father Murray at the time of purch...

View tags

Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago records

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, committee and division files, member agency files, annual and other reports, historical summaries, statistical information and printed materials of the Welfare Council relating to the evaluation and coordination of private charities and public health an...


West Side Christian Parish (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1945-1968, bulk 1952-1962

Scrapbooks, questionnaires, interviews, meeting minutes, reports, speeches, press releases, newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other records related to the West Side Christian Parish (WSCP), an interdenominational religious and social service organization....