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Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0018

Scope and Contents

The Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce Records contain by-laws, newsletters, correspondence, membership lists, reports, press releases, publicity, photographs, and memorabilia created by or documenting the activities of the LPCC. This collection also contains materials related to neighborhood events, urban renewal efforts, and various LPCC committees.

Dates

  • 1950-2014

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The goal of the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce (LPCC) is to foster a successful business atmosphere in the Lincoln Park neighborhood that will lead to development in Lincoln Park. Founded in 1947, the LPCC has grown to become Chicago’s largest neighborhood chamber of commerce.

Extent

5.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is organized into ten series: 1. Publications; 2. Administration; 3. Committee Files; 4. Events; 5. Publicity and Press Releases; 6. Parking and Traffic; 7. Urban Renewal; 8. Photographs; 9. Oversized Memorabilia; 10. Routine Mailings. Each series is arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically. See series-level notes for additional arrangement details.

Physical Location

3/34/E-F; 3/44/D

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 1985.09; 1987.19; 1995.16; 1998.7; 2000.28; 2002.12

Title
Guide to Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce records
Status
Completed
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
John T. Richardson Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614
773-325-7864