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Chicago Area Women's Sports Association records, 1979-1996

Meeting minutes, reports, financial records, membership files, correspondence, brochures, newspaper clippings, newsletters, press releases, photographs, and other records of the Chicago Area Women's Sports Association (CAWSA). The majority of the collection relates to sporting events and a...

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Guide to DePaul University Student Affairs Athletics Records

Athletic competition is a long standing tradition at DePaul, and this collection contains ephemera related to a wide range of sports, from football teams of the early 1900s to modern day basketball. For a quick introduction to the history of DePaul football, a chronology transcribed from the DePa...

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A Century of Progress - Series V: Committees

A Century of Progress International Exposition was held in Chicago during the summers of 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the incorporation of the city in 1833. This collection consists of the extant operating records of A Century Progress World's Fair.

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Archive, 1844-2005

Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, hi...

Guide to the Elizabeth Clarke Collection, 1980-1998

Elizabeth Clarke, a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, served on the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women and its successor, the Citizens Council on Women. Both councils reported to the Illinois General Assembly on issues important to women, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, employ...

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American Civil Liberties Union. Illinois Division. Records, 1920-1982

Documents the activities of the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union from its founding through the early 1980s. Includes case files, finances and fundraising information, individual and institutional correspondence, minutes, newsletters and publications, film, audio cassettes, ...

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Gunther, John. Papers, 1935-1967

John Gunther, journalist and writer. The John Gunther Papers consist of different draft versions of Gunther's books along with correspondence, articles, and notes related to these projects. Papers related to Chicago Revisited.

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Girl's Best Friend Foundation Organizational archives, 1994-2008

Since its creation in 1994 as a private family foundation and closing in 2008, Girl's Best Friend Foundation has provided over $8.3 million in grants in support of policies and programs that ensure girls' self determination, power, and well being. Core grants also include an additional 10 percent...

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Student Publications, 1945-2008


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Stagg, Amos Alonzo. Papers, 1866-1964

Amos Alonzo Stagg was first Athletic Director and football coach for the University of Chicago from 1892-1933 and football coach for the College of the Pacific from 1933-1946. He was a national figure, leader and innovator in the development of interco...

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Lewis Institute Records, 1883-1940

Other resources include: Schedule of Academic Catalogues, Schedule of Commencement Programs, Subject Index to “First Twenty Years…”, List of Miscellaneous materials bound into academic catalogues, Subject index to Mollie Cohen’s essay, Register of Serial Publications, Timeline of Lewis Institute ...

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Photographic prints made by staff of the Chicago Daily News, ca. 1932-1970.

Photographic prints made by the Chicago Daily News staff, primarily showing people and events in Chicago (Ill.). Events include air and rail accidents, demonstrations, exhibitions, and political events. People include artists, entertainers, government employees, police, and politicians. Also incl...

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Chicago society photographic albums collection, 1912-1916.

Formal and informal views of society people, mainly women, at various events in Chicago, 1912-1916. Subjects include weddings, horse shows, sports such as tennis and golf and organizations such as the Junior League. Seems to be collected by photographer whose photo is in two of the albums.

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Department store displays photograph collection, [ca. 1920-1960]

Views of store window displays and some interiors at Sears Roebuck & Co. department stores in the Chicago area, plus Hillman's Department Store and Becker-Ryan & Co. Merchandise featured in the displays includes men's and women's clothing, jewelry, toys, sports equipment, and household appliances...

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John Lardner Papers, ca. 1900-2001

Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.

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YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago records

Office files of the central office of the YMCA of metropolitan Chicago (Ill.) primarily concerning administration, fund raising and building campaigns, program development, and coordination of activities of YMCA departments in Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. Includes minutes of the board of tr...

Malcolm Cowley Papers, ca. 1850-2004

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

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Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...

Jewish Community Centers of Chicago collection of visual materials, 1909-1965, bulk 1920s.

Primarily includes views of activities of JCC and its predecessors at various locations: Chicago Hebrew Institute at Taylor & Lytle (1914), Jewish People's Institute in Lawndale (1922), and Max Straus Center (1946). Subjects include adult, junior college, secondary, elementary and nursery educati...

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Records, 1971-2014

Hubbard Street Dance Company (renamed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 1993) was founded by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte in 1977 and has become one of the most successful and most internationally known dance companies to hail from Chicago. Records include administrative files, publicity mate...

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