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John S. Wright Papers

Identifier: spe-nhrc-wri

John Stephen Wright (1815-1874) moved to Chicago from Massachusetts with his father in 1832. In 1833, Wright took a census of Chicago and published a lithographed map of the town in 1834, the year he began a real estate business. This collection concerns his purchase of land in the city in 1848 and the subsequent history of that land over the next two decades.

Dates: 1848 - 1866

Alma M. Yondorf Theatre Scrapbooks Collection

Identifier: spe-ctc-amy

The scrapbooks document theater productions in Chicago and elsewhere. Yondorf frequently annotated her programs with the names of her companions and her opinion of the productions.

Dates: 1894-1926

Marion C. Young Hull House Collection

Identifier: spe-you

Marion C. Young was born in 1895 and in 1929 she became a resident at Chicago’s Hull-House where she taught cooking classes. In that same year, she became associated with Hull-House’s Bowen Country Club bringing city children into the country for summer camp. This collection consists of Hull-House and Bowen Country Club materials assembled by Marion Young over some four decades.

Dates: 1900 - 1967

Youth’s Companion Collection

Identifier: spe-wce-yc

Youth's Companion was a weekly journal published in Boston. This collection consists of 36 issues, dating from October 20, 1892 to December 21, 1893, and containing articles and/or works of fiction related to various aspects of Fair activities, as well as advertisements of companies exhibiting their wares at the World’s Columbian Exposition.

Dates: 1892 - 1893

Helen Zatterberg Collection

Identifier: nnhc-00009

Helen Zatterberg (1902-2002) worked for Chicago Public Library from 1921 until her retirement in 1967. She founded the Ravenswood-Lake View Historical Association in 1935 and spent many years at Hild Regional Library before becoming Regional Librarian of the North Side in 1957. This collection contains personal papers; professional papers, mostly awards and honors; and photographs.

Dates: circa late 1800s-2002

Mary Zimmerman Scrapbook

Identifier: spe-nhrc-zim
Abstract Mary Zimmerman’s scrapbook highlights her educational, professional and public achievements. Mary Zimmerman (1869-1953) was one of four original faculty members of John Marshall High School that opened in Chicago’s East Garfield Park neighborhood in 1895. She taught Latin for forty years until her retirement in 1935. Zimmerman was active with the American Friends of the Hebrew University and sought to raise funds for scholarships and programs for the Jerusalem institution that was founded in...
Dates: 1895 - 1953

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