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 Record Group
Identifier: CHI

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Granger papers

Identifier: MSS0053
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, contracts, early writings, manuscripts, proofs, and much of the journalism of Bill Granger as a Chicago reporter, newspaper columnist, and novelist. It also includes personal documents, photographs, and childhood items.

Dates: 1941-2012; Majority of material found within 1963-1998

Chicago and Lincoln Park ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS0121
Scope and Contents The Chicago and Lincoln Park Ephemera collection documents the evolution of the city of Chicago and Lincoln Park nieghborhood, park, and zoo. It includes materials relating to businesses, churches, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, theaters, and transportation. They also pertain to the Chicago World's Fairs, the Eucharistic Congress, and business and organizational artifacts and ephemera. These materials exist in a variety of formats, including but not limited to: matchbooks, photographc...
Dates: 1850-2011

Chicago Park District collection

Identifier: MSS0060
Scope and Contents

This collection was assembled by a neighborhood resident during her work on various advisory boards and citizen action groups in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood during the 1980s and 1990s. In the course of her work she received and retained Park District reports, correspondence, and files. This collection consists of her personal files from this period. Records include correspondence, newsletters, programs, maps, and many other materials from the 1930s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1930s-1994; Majority of material found within 1957-1994

Civic Federation records

Identifier: MSS0048
Scope and Contents The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate their findings. The materials cover the organization’s internal operations and administration as well as their research areas of education, environment, health, government and taxes, public...
Dates: 1888-2001; Majority of material found within 1940-1980

Collection on Friends of the Parks

Identifier: MSS0002
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents from the Friends of the Parks organization. The materials in the collection came from a variety of sources: Lincoln Park Advisory Council, Lincoln Park Conservation Association and the affiliated neighborhood organizations. Record types include newsletters, bulletins, histories, minutes, correspondence, reviews, reports, and pamphlets. Several individual reports, newsletters, financial statements, and correspondence are from Friends of Lincoln Park and the...
Dates: 1971-1998

Fournier Institute of Technology records

Identifier: MSS0071
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documentation of the history of the Fournier Institute of Technology, correspondence and memoranda, handbooks, memorabilia, speeches delivered by Arthur J. Schmitt, publications and photographs. Also included in this collection are legal documents from the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation and from the Fournier Institute of Technology.

Dates: 1942-1969; Majority of material found within 1942-1969

Gale Cincotta collection

Identifier: MSS0090
Scope and Contents The Gale Cincotta collection was created by Michael Westgate and Ann Vick-Westgate during their eight years of research for the book Gale Force: Gale Cincotta and the Fight for Community Reinvestment (2011). This collection includes the authors’ notes, research files, various publications collected during their research, and transcripts of interviews conducted for the book. Westgate met Cincotta in 1973 while working at the Federal Home Loan and Bank Board. After Cincotta’s death in 2001,...
Dates: 1957-2011; Majority of material found within 2002-2005

Grant Park Cultural and Educational Community records

Identifier: MSS0082
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, publicity, reports, and publications created by or related to GPCEC or the many civic organizations it partnered with in Chicago. Some of these other organizations include the Mayor's office, the Burnham Park Planning Board, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), and the Greater State Street Council. The collection also contains documentation of various issues the GPCEC was involved with, including the expansion of McCormick...
Dates: 1964-1995; Majority of material found within 1985-1992

Harry F. Chaddick papers

Identifier: MSS0056
Scope and Contents

The Harry F. Chaddick papers include documentation about the shopping malls Chaddick developed, the zoning laws he created, and the city plans he advanced. The collection consists of plans, maps, photographs, building codes, and zoning proposals. It begins with biographical information about Chaddick, including planning materials for his autobiography.

Dates: 1937-1992; Majority of material found within 1957-1988

Ira Teinowitz interviews with Austin neighborhood residents

Identifier: MSS0141
Scope and Contents The Ira Teinowitz interviews with Austin neighborhood residents collection contains three audio cassettes with interviews Teinowitz conducted in August 1969 related to an article he was writing for The Austin News. Ira Teinowitz is a reporter, writer, editor, and former Washington Bureau Chief who did freelance reporting for the The Austin News during the summer of 1969. The tapes consist of three interviews with residents of Chicago's Austin neighborhood responding to questions about...
Dates: 1969 August

Ladies Auxiliary of Grant Hospital records

Identifier: MSS0084
Scope and Contents

The Ladies Auxiliary of Grant Hospital records consist of meeting minutes, financial statements, and annual reports. These materials are bound in books, each spanning several years.

Dates: 1911-1994

Robert S. Gruhn papers

Identifier: MSS0075
Scope and Contents The Robert S. Gruhn papers contain reports by the Chicago Land Clearance Commission (CLCC) to the government agencies named in the Blighted Areas Redevelopment Act of 1947 specifying that a land clearance commission must receive affirmation from the municipal body and the State Housing Board to acquire land in these designated areas and approval for redevelopment. The reports propose redevelopment projects and provide research that analyzes the conditions of blight in those areas. The...
Dates: 1931-1954

William R. Ward papers

Identifier: MSS0086
Scope and Contents This collection contains twelve letters describing William R. Ward's travel and arrangements for the Columbian Exposition exhibit and his impressions of the fair and the city of Chicago, including descriptions of the architecture, the Transportation Building, and the "Street in Cairo" exhibit. The file folder labeled "Biographical Information" includes the book seller's description of the letters and a photocopy of the William Ward entry from the 1900 edition of the Biographical History of...
Dates: 1893