South Chicago Newspapers Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes issues from The Calumet Record, The Daily Calumet and The South Chicago Daily Independent. While there are no significant runs of any of the papers, many of the newspapers were saved because they specifically spoke to the history of the South Chicago neighborhood.
- 1883 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access
Materials are open without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Please consult staff to determine ability to reuse materials from collection.
Biographical / Historical
The collection contains issues of three newspapers from the South Chicago neighborhood: Calumet Record, Daily Calumet and South Chicago Daily Independent. Each of the three newspapers began publishing in the 19th century. The Daily Calumet had the longest run, covering the area from 1881 to 1987.
5.25 Linear Feet (in 2 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is comprised of three titles published in the South Chicago neighborhood: The Calumet Record, The Daily Calumet and The South Chicago Daily Independent. While this collection contains no significant runs of any of the papers, many of the newspapers were saved because they specifically spoke to the history of the South Chicago neighborhood.
The newspapers are arranged alphabetically by title and chronologically within.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Funded by a Dr. Scholl Foundation grant, the collection was transferred from Chicago Public Library's South Chicago Branch Library in 1985.
- Guide to the South Chicago Newspapers Collection
- Original author unknown. Processed 1986. Expanded and reprocessed August 1989. Updated and ingested into ArchivesSpace by Johanna Russ, 2021.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
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