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The Central South Area Plan collection, 1961

Four items documenting The Central South Area Plan to redevelop the Bronzeville neighborhood adjacent to the Illinois Institute of Technology campus: One-page flyer with explanation of the plan, printed brochure (fold-out) with map, text, and photographs. Map: "Chicago Centra...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Maps, Blueprints, and Drawings, 1870-1971

Printed maps, manuscript maps, technical blueprints, and drawings produced by the CB&Q and its affiliated lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records, 1820-1999

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

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Chicagoland Memorabilia and Map Collection, 1877-2008

Maps of Chicago and the surrounding area, real estate advertisments, promotional and souvenir papers of Chicago, and subject files relating to various aspects of Chicago and its inhabitants.

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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 ...

Emil G. Anderson item

Sketches, by Emil G. Anderson of Joliet, of a building known as The Pavilion, a park, and a hand-drawn map of the area of 82nd Street and Buffalo Avenue in Chicago. The Pavilion may have been part of the World's Pastime Exposition, held in Chicago in 1886.

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Fairbank-Graham Family Papers, 1775-1980

Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daugher of East Coast ...

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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...

Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives, 1831-1984

The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf...

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John C. Fleming Papers, 1862-1906

Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.

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Mary Long Rogers Collection, 1931-1953

Project reports, maps, statistics, and correspondence make up the collection kept by landscape architect, Mary Long Rogers.

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McNally Family Papers, 1788-2002

Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago h...

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Rand McNally and Company Records, 1856-1996

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, mark...

Robert Karrow Research Papers, 1980-1990

Primarily of photocopies of printed and archival material relating to the U. S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1869-1884), its director, George M. Wheeler, other staff of the survey, and to the use of the electric telegraph for longitude determination in the 19th century. Also s...

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Samuel Eberly Gross papers

Copyright documents, newspaper clippings, financial and legal documents, Civil War documents, and other papers of Samuel E. Gross, a Chicago real estate developer, author, and captain in the Union Army. A majority of the collection relates to Gross' play: The Merchant Prince of Cornville, and Gro...

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World's Columbian Exposition Collection, 1890-1896

Within this collection are various materials pertaining to all aspects of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, from initial preparations to specific buildings and exhibitors. It includes photographic prints and stereocards of exposition grounds, buildings and exhibits, p...

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