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Cowles, Henry C. Collection, circa 1860s-1985

Henry Chandler Cowles, botanist, University of Chicago alumnus and faculty member in the Department of Botany, pioneered the study of ecology. This collection represents Henry C. Cowles's work in research and teaching; his family life, including the activities of his wife and daughter; the work o...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County Records, Collection Description, 1899-2011

This collection contains materials generated primarily by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. These materials document the history of the district, the people who founded it, some of its day-to-day operations, and its planning, construction, and development. It includes correspondence, m...


Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series 0: Photographs and Illustrations, ca. 1900-ca. 2005

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series I: Administration Records, Bulk, 1930-1970

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series II: Legal Department Records, 1916-1991

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series III: Records from the Departments of Maintenance and Conservation, 1914-2011

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series IV: Governance Records, 1915-1999

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series V: Planning, Development, and Construction records, ca. 1911-2001

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series VI: Construction Blueprints and Other Large Blueprints, 1915- ca. 1995

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County records, Series VII: Newspaper Clippings, 1951-2001

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County was created in 1914 with a mandate to “protect and preserve” the forests of Cook County. By 2004, the district had acquired more than 67,000 acres of forest lands. This collection contains the records of the district and other records that are relevant ...

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Guide to the Northwestern Students for a Better Environment, 1969-2010

The Northwestern Students for a Better Environment records cover the activities of a group of students and faculty at Northwestern University to gain regional and national attention in their fight against pollution. The collection contains mainly flyers and posters, press releases, publications, ...

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The Nature Conservancy, Illinois Chapter records, 1954-1977.

Correspondence, minutes, financial records and publicity items concerning the roles of The Nature Conservancy's Illinois Chapter in preserving natural areas in the state that are suitable for scientific study and educational use, including prairies, bogs, caves, swamps, prairie chicken sanctuarie...

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