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Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...


Anthony Sorrentino papers, part 1 and part 2

Part 1 contains biographical materials, correspondence, articles, manuscripts, reports, studies, minutes, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and other papers of Anthony Sorrentino, a Chicago sociologist, scholar, and civic leader of Italian descent. Included are articles and reports wri...


Bethlehem Howell Neighborhood Center collection, 1894-1969

Bethlehem Center and Howell House were church-related neighborhood houses serving the Pilsen area on the Near West Side. They provided religious, social services, and personal welfare assistance to an immigrant community composed predominantly of Bohemians, Poles, and Czechs. The two centers coop...

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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 ...

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Charitable Institutions collection, 1871-1897

The Charitable Institutions collection reflects an array of charitable work throughout the state of Illinois during the late 19th century. Materials primarily include annual and biennial reports, legislative reports, and constitutions.

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John Howard Association records [manuscript], 1898-1976, bulk 1920-1976

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, topical files, speeches, press releases, and other records of the John Howard Association (JHA), a Chicago-based penal reform organization focused on jail and prison conditions within Illinois along with some studies concerning other U.S. priso...


Joyce A. Hughes papers, 1968-1983, bulk 1979-1983

Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregat...

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Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities collection of visual materials, 1967-1982, bulk 1967-1975

Black-and-white photographic negatives (approximately 1059), photographic prints (383) and contact sheets (76); color transparencies (238) and photographic prints (4) depicting the activities of the Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities (LCMOC) and affiliated organizations...

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Madeline Wallin Sikes papers

Correspondence, minutes, monographs, reports, recommendations, handbills, newsclippings, notes, poems, and other papers of Madeline Wallin Sikes, a Chicago teacher and clubwoman and wife of George Cushing Sikes. Includes correspondence with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Wallin, and material...


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...


Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Sheli Lulkin papers, 1859, 1972-2008.

The Sheli Lulkin papers span from 1974 to 2007 with some undated material. The collection is a combination of biographical and professional information. The bulk of the collection documents Lulkin's work with organizations concerned about the welfare of Chicago's far north side. The organization ...

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Thelma Kirkpatrick Wheaton papers

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, newsletters, meeting minutes, flyers, brochures, and other papers of Thelma Kirkpatrick Wheaton, a Chicago (Ill.) social worker and civil right activist. Materials mostly relate to religious, educational, and civil rights organizations in which Wheaton pa...


Urban Preceptorship Program records, 1968-1979

Correspondence, grant applications, class curricula, student files, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other records of the Urban Preceptorship Program (UPP) at the University of Illinois at the Medical Center, which taught medical students, health care pro...