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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 ...


Isaac N. Arnold papers [manuscript], 1860-1885.

Correspondence of I.N. Arnold, a Chicago lawyer, Republican Congressman (1861-1865), Episcopalian, and historian; as well as books written by Arnold. Concerns Civil War era politics and Arnold's writings, including biographies of Abraham Lincoln, whom Arnold knew personally, and a biography of Be...

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