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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...


Open Space Section Records, 1894-2011, (bulk 1991-2010)

The collection documents Open Space's varied initiatives to increase the amount of and improve the access to green space for all Chicagoans. The records include publication drafts, notes, and final products; correspondence; maps and plans; meeting minutes and agendas; photographs, slides, and neg...

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Orville B. Carlisle family visual materials, 1900s-1960s (bulk 1920s-1940s)

Black-and-white photographic prints, albums, negatives, and transparencies; color transparencies; cyanotypes; hand-colored lantern slide; and printed materials related to the Orville B. Carlisle family and engineering work. Images primarily depict views of Carlisle and family at holiday ...

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