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Ravenswood (Chicago, Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ravenswood and Lake View Abstracts of Title Collection

Identifier: nnhc-00032

This collection consists of abstracts of titles, transfer documents such as trust deeds and quit claims, and building specification records for lots on Chicago’s north side in the Ravenswood, Ravenswood Manor, and Lake View communities.

Dates: 1853-2001; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1921

Ravenswood Congregational Church Records

Identifier: nnhc-rcc
Abstract The Ravenswood Congregational Church was founded in the fall of 1869 by the Reverend William A. Lloyd. It was the first Protestant church in the new community of Ravenswood. It closed its doors in 1969. The records contain the church's administrative records, such as reports, certificates, correspondence, membership registers, and documentation regarding the closing of the church in 1969; publications such as directories, bulletins, Sunday and activity programs, and invitations; committee...
Dates: 1869-1969, undated

Ravenswood L Coalition Collection

Identifier: nnhc-00044

The Ravenswood L Coalition formed in 1994 in response to a proposed construction and renovation project of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Brown Line. Their goal was to advocate for the interests of riders of the Brown Line’s Ravenswood branch and discourage station closures and service disruptions. This small collection contains meeting notes and agendas, correspondence, clippings, survey results, fliers, and brochures.

Dates: 1993 - 1995

Ravenswood Woman's Club Records

Identifier: nnhc-rwc

The collection consists of yearbooks which contain the club’s articles of incorporation, lists of officers and members, by-laws, news clippings, and program announcements and calendars and 5 photographs.

Dates: 1891-1976, undated

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