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Lincoln Park (Chicago, Ill.)--History--Archival resources

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Mellis papers

Identifier: MSS0108
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document Allan Mellis' diverse community involvements, ranging in date from the early 1970s to 2012. Mellis was committed to solving a variety of neighborhood and city-wide issues, and many of his interests and committee involvements overlap. Researchers should note the interconnected nature of the series in the Allan Mellis Papers. Related files were gathered together to form the series, which are based on the committee groups Mellis listed on his resume....
Dates: 1962-2012; Majority of material found within 1984-2006

DePaul University Lincoln Park Study Group records

Identifier: MSS0069
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Lincoln Park Study Group records contain transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews conducted by DePaul faculty member Charles S. Suchar with residents of Lincoln Park. This collection also includes unpublished essays written by members of the Lincoln Park Study Group, as well as reports, correspondence, and other administrative materials documenting the work of the Lincoln Park Study Group.

Dates: 1983-1990

Elizabeth Ware papers

Identifier: MSS0101
Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Ware papers contain the research files for Ware’s two publications as well as the exhibition materials from the 1999 exhibit at DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library. These materials include photocopied primary and secondary sources as well as a few original primary sources. Researchers will also find photographs of the Seminary Townhomes commissioned by Ware in 1993 and her research notes.

Dates: 1893-2005

Frank Di Benedetto Lincoln Park collection

Identifier: MSS0126
Scope and Contents The Frank Di Benedetto Lincoln Park collection documents fragments of family life in Lincoln Park from 1897 to 2013. The material in the collection include advertisements, photographs, and correspondence. Other materials, like dance cards, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and flyers are also part of the collection. Some of the correspondence within Gunther Drucklieb's file candidly expresses the draft during World War I, and also the state of Germany after the war (box 1, folder 7). Marie...
Dates: 1897-2013; Majority of material found within 1908-1972

Lincoln Central Neighborhood Association records

Identifier: MSS0017
Scope and Contents

The Central Neighborhood Association records include governing documents and correspondence related to the organization and its activities. Newsletters, minutes of community, CAPS, and board meetings, and materials documenting community events are also part of this collection. Documents relating to Children's Memorial Hospital, Oz Park, the St. Vincent DePaul Center, and Lincoln Park High School have been interfiled with the Lincoln Park Conservation Association Records.

Dates: 1957-2008

Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce records

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

Lincoln Park Community Conservation Council records

Identifier: MSS0019
Scope and Contents

The LPCCC records consist of meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, memos and other organizational papers. Documents related to land use and planning are also included.

Dates: 1941-2001

Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative records

Identifier: MSS0020
Scope and Contents

The Lincoln Park Community Research Initiative records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings and materials documenting various events organized by LPCRI. Audiovisual materials and oral history transcripts are also part of this collection.

Dates: 1952-2011; Majority of material found within 1999-2011

Lincoln Park Conservation Association records

Identifier: MSS0016
Scope and Contents The Lincoln Park Conservation Association records contain reports, minutes of community meetings, correspondence, maps, photographs, promotional materials, publicity, financial records, and publications of the LPCA and of its seven affiliated neighborhood associations, the Lincoln Central Association, the Mid-North Association, the Old Town Triangle Association, the Park West Neighborhood Association, the Ranch Triangle Association, the Sheffield Neighborhood Association and the Wrightwood...
Dates: 1893-2007; Majority of material found within 1950s-1990s

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.

Dates: 1950-2008; Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s

RANCH Triangle Association records

Identifier: MSS0031
Scope and Contents

The RANCH Triangle Association records contain governing and financial documentation, meeting minutes, correspondence, memos, reports, newsletters, pamphlets and newspaper clippings related to or issued by the RANCH Triangle Association. A significant portion of this collection is dedicated to the issue of urban renewal in the RANCH area.

Dates: 1960-2010

Seminary Townhouse Association records

Identifier: MSS0032
Scope and Contents

The Seminary Townhouse Association records contain a wide variety of materials, many of which are related to the conception of and first five years of its existence, but they also span into the 1980s and 1990s.

Dates: 1969-2016

Sheffield Neighborhood Association records

Identifier: MSS0033
Scope and Contents

The Sheffield Neighborhood Association (SNA) records document the activities of the organization. The most substantial series of the collection documents the Garden Walk. The Sheffield Garden Walk is an annual event which began in 1969 to raise money for the community. Materials in the collection also document various beatification projects in the neighborhood such as Trebes Park which was renovated in 1992 with funds from the Garden Walk and the Dorothy Melamerson Trust.

Dates: 1958-2014; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s

St. Pauls Church records

Identifier: MSS0066
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records generated by or related to the activities of St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Chicago. Records include newletters, booklets, photographs, publicity, and ephemera.

Dates: 1893-1993

Wrightwood Neighborhood Association records

Identifier: MSS0044
Scope and Contents

The Wrightwood Neighborhood Association records include newsletters, correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, financial documents, flyers, reports, surveys, photographs, initial bids from contractors, initial plans, guidelines, fundraising materials, maps, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1956-2015; Majority of material found within 1977-1996