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Chicago Commons Association records

Correspondence, minutes (1894-1960), annual and other reports, personnel records, records of clubs based at the settlement house, neighborhood census data and surveys compiled by the Chicago Commons, the second settlement house founded in Chicago, and by the Chicago Commons Association, which ope...

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Lea Taylor papers

Correspondence, minutes, financial and statistical records, articles, sociological studies, arrangements for speaking engagements, and other papers of Lea Taylor, relating to her career as a social worker and head resident of the Chicago Commons settlement house, founded by her father Graham Tayl...

Olivet Community Center records, 1885-1966, bulk 1940-1960

Correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, case files, reports, newsletters, scrapbooks, abstracts of title, and other records of the Olivet Community Center (formerly known as Olivet Institute), a Chicago settlement house and community center in the Near North Side. For many ye...

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Onward Neighborhood House records, 1937-1966

Onward Neighborhood House was established in 1926 as a community center serving the near northwest neighborhoods of Chicago, by a group of volunteers from the Glencoe Union Church and the Winnetka Congregational Church. This collection contains records of Onward Neighborhood house from 1937-1966.

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Richard V. Carpenter collection of letters by Chicago authors

Letters (13 letters, a few with envelopes) to Richard V. Carpenter, a judge in Belvidere (Ill.), from authors who had lived in Chicago, recalling the places where they resided in and near the city, their associates, and the areas of the city that appeared in their works. Some letters also thank C...

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