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Mid-North Association records

Identifier: MSS0025

Scope and Contents

The Mid-North Association records contain newsletters, pamphlets, brochures, flyers, by-laws, meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, reports, articles, budget and income statements, summaries, planning documents, news clippings, newspaper articles, amendments to zoning ordinances, final agreements, surveys, blueprints parking and traffic studies, case studies, maps, proposals, constitutions, proposals, memorabilia, floor plans, drawings, maps, fact sheets, and permits.


  • 1950-2008
  • Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Lincoln Park’s Mid-North Association includes homeowners, renters, and businesses in the triangular 12-block Landmark District bordered by Lincoln Park West, Fullerton Parkway, Lincoln Avenue, and Ogden Avenue. Concerned neighbors organized the volunteer association in 1950 to protect the historic residential character of the community and provide safety in the neighborhood, excellent schools, city services, and well-kept parks.


6.5 Linear Feet (19 boxes)

Language of Materials



The records of the Mid-North Association include the following series: 1. Publications; 2. Administration; 3. History and General Information on Mid-North; 4. Committees Files; 5. Events; 6. Financial Files; 7. Hospitals; 8. Parking and Traffic Issues; 9. Schools; 10. Urban Renewal; 11. Photographs. These records are organized alphabetically and chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mid-North Association, Accession 1997.3; 2002.38. Material was separated from the Lincoln Park Conservation Association, Accession 1985.9; 1987.19; 1995.43 and the Lincoln Park Advisory Council, Accession 1995.22; 1996.16

Guide to Mid-North Association records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

John T. Richardson Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614