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Chicago (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago Collection of Cecilia Cooper

Identifier: spe-c00153

The collection consists of Chicago ephemera, illustrations, newspapers, theater programs and stereoscopic view cards, also called stereographs, collected by Cecilia and Allen R. Cooper. The topics of interest include the Chicago Fire of 1871, pre-Fire theater and Col. Wood’s Museum, in particular.

Dates: 1812 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1860s-1875

Chicago Collection of Kenan and Carol Heise

Identifier: spe-c00039
Abstract The Chicago Collection of Kenan and Carol Heise includes a wide range of materials: advertisements, articles, catalogs, directories, event programs, flyers, guides, government publications, literary journals and chapbooks, maps, memorials and historical sketches, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, reports, serials, souvenir publications and speeches. Most of these materials provide a snapshot of activities undertaken by Chicagoans or local organizations at various times and reflect Heise’s...
Dates: 1812-circa 2005; Majority of material found within 1893 - 1980

Chicago Postcard Collection

Identifier: spe-c00045

Spanning the 1890s to the 1970s, the Chicago Postcard Collection offers a wide range of views of the city and an insight into its culture and tourism over the 20th century. Views include aerials, skylines, buildings, businesses, hospitals, municipal structures, museums, parks, religious institutions, schools, sports, streets, transportation and World’s Fairs.

Dates: 1897-circa 1985; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Frank W. Smith Glass Plate Slide Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-gp-smith

The glass photographic slides cover a broad spectrum of Chicago history including businesses, churches, clubs, organizations, municipal agencies, parks, residences, schools, street views and transportation, among other historical topics such as the Century of Progress and the World’s Columbian Exposition.

Dates: 1830-1933, undated

John B. Turner Collection

Identifier: nnhc-jbt

The John B. Turner Collection contains a small number of miscellaneous historical files related to John B. Turner and his family.

Dates: 1852-1975, undated

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Real Estate Review Committee Records

Identifier: spe-h00165

This Committee managed a wide range of city-owned properties. Documents include market value appraisals and reports, correspondence, site plans, leases and market data and from 1979-1984.

Dates: 1979 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1984