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Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry records

Files of printed information (reports, brochures, incorporation papers) submitted by Chicago community service organizations seeking the endorsement of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), an organization of business and professional people dedicated to the commercial and fina...


Commercial Club of Chicago records

Minutes, reports, letterbooks, scrapbooks, and financial and other records of the Commercial Club of Chicago, a group of Chicago businessmen concerned with preserving the economic health of Chicago and the nation, and promoting economic development in the city. Includes material on Daniel Burnham...

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Forrest McDonald papers, 1873-1963

The Forrest McDonald papers consist of2.285 linear feet spanning the years 1873 to 1963 (bulk 1955 to 1959) and research notes, correspondence, clippings, transcripts of interviews, and publications relating to his biography of Samuel Insull.

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James Wadsworth diaries and account books

Diaries (17 vols., 1849-1853, 1885-1900) and account books (1847-1855, 1877, 1880-1884) of Wadsworth. The diaries briefly note associates encountered, use of local transportation, particularly the Illinois Central Railroad, real estate transactions, church activities, and the founding of the firs...


Leander Hamilton McCormick Papers, 1874-1923

The Leander Hamilton McCormick papers consist of .25 linear feet spanning the years 1874 - 1923 (bulk 1874-1893) and include essays; correspondence; house, office, and private rules; business proposals; artwork catalog; and publications. Subjects include religion, yellow fever, business and labor...

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Samuel Insull papers, 1799-1970

The Insull papers contain correspondence, photographs, autobiographical accounts, manuscripts, resolutions, minutes, press releases, speeches, publications, corporate reports, legal documents, account books, news clippings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. The bulk of material covers the life and car...

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Waller & Beckwith Realty Co. Records, 1911-1976

Business records of Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., a family-owned Chicago real estate company, including general business files and legal documents. Papers include city assessments and municipal regulations, rent payments, leases, tenant complaints, applications for employment, contracts, collecti...

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