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Charles R. Clark photograph collection, ca. 1898-1916.

Black-and-white photographic albums (3) and acetate and nitrate negatives of images relating to the history of Chicago. Includes cityscapes, streets scenes, and monuments of Chicago. Also includes copy photographs of images of the Chicago fire of 1871 and ruins, the Republican National Convention...

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Chase family papers

Letterpress copy book of outgoing letters (1869 Feb. 22-1874 Apr. 15; 449 p. plus 9 p. index to addressees); abstract of title entries without names of property owners (1857-1866; 54 p.) for land in Townships 35-42 and for other property in and around Chicago; the first certificate of title issue...

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City of Chicago Maps, [ca. 1673-ongoing, bulk 1800-2000]

In the Research Center, please request a map by its author/title, category, date, and its number (if there is one). This is a collection of maps relating to the city of Chicago, or the area that was to become Chicago. Some maps include insets of more than one time period and this is indicated in ...

Herma Clark papers, ca. 1930-1947.

Personal and business correspondence relating to Chicago journalist Herma Clark's writings, family matters, and realty business in Chicago and Florida. Includes letters and notes; fan mail; play scripts, texts of speeches, manuscripts of books and columns; songs, poetry, sayings, epitaphs, and re...

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Stereographs collection (Chicago History Museum, Research Center), [ca. 1859-1949]

Collection contains views primarily of buildings and street scenes in Chicago; important American and Chicago events; and allegorical or amusing story sets. Topics include Civil War, Chicago before and after the Great Fire of 1871. Collection contains mostly commercially-produced stereoscopic pri...

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William F. Ryan photograph collection, ca. 1850-1900.

Collection of lantern slides depicting Chicago scenes, which were part of a collection belonging to 34th Ward Alderman William F. Ryan. Includes images of municipal buildings, hotels, churches, and railroad and shipping facilities before and after theGreat Fire of 1871, as well as views of the Wo...

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William R. Manierre album of stereographic views of Chicago before and after the Great Fire, [ca. 1870-1871]

Album containing stereograph photographs of buildings, street intersections, and other city sites before and after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The album was assembled by William R. Manierre.

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