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Englewood (Chicago, Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records

Identifier: spe-n00096
Abstract The records in this collection were created and collected by the Department of Urban Renewal, its predecessors and other Chicago city departments with duties related to planning and development. The majority of the collection is comprised of photographs, contact sheets, negatives and slides of Chicago neighborhoods considered and targeted for improvement, including images that show buildings and neighborhoods that were subsequently razed. There are also papers related to the administration...
Dates: 1891 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

Englewood Community Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-ecc

The collection contains a range of articles, brochures, historical sketches, newsletters, photographs, programs and reports that focus on Englewood’s neighborhood events, persons and organizations, particularly during the late 19th century to the early 1960s. Of particular note are the neighborhood photographs and the series devoted to schools in Englewood.

Dates: 1868 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1945

Englewood High School Records

Identifier: spe-nhrc-ehs
Scope and Contents

The Englewood High School Records contains historical sketches, laboratory notebooks, photographs, programs, publications and yearbooks that chronicle school history and student activities.

Dates: 1874 - 1959

Englewood Historical Association Records

Identifier: spe-nhrc-eha

Documents the organization which worked with the Kelly Branch Library to gather and preserve historical material of the Englewood district of Chicago.

Dates: 1868 - 1951

Englewood Newspaper Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-enc

The Englewood Newspaper Collection is a small collection of newspapers published in or about the community in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: 1878 - 1934

Englewood Woman’s Club Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-ewc

The Englewood Woman’s Club Collection was organized in 1896. The collection consists primarily of yearbooks dating from 1898 to 1931.

Dates: 1898 - 1932

Lanyon Family Papers

Identifier: spe-n00110

The Lanyon Family Papers consists of photographs and ephemera about members of the Lanyon family who settled in and started businesses in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.

Dates: 1874-circa 1940s

D.E. Terriere Diaries

Identifier: spe-n00044

D.E. (David Edward) Terriere was a longtime resident of the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago who worked as a banker at the Englewood Bank. His 37 handwritten diary entries, although brief, offer glimpses at his family life, household financial transactions and activities in the city. One of the diaries from 1900 was kept by Terriere’s mother-in-law, Anna Elizabeth Correll of Niles, Michigan.

Dates: 1870 - 1913