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Researchers should be aware that the arrangement of these materials is by Township, Range, and Section Number. Material in this series relates to libraries in Chicago, public and private.Supplement 2, Series 9: Libraries | Supplement 3, Series 9: Libraries | Photographs, Series 9: Libraries Material in this series does not fit neatly into other series as defined.Supplement 2, Series 3: Cemeteries | Supplement 3, Series 3: Cemeteries Of special note in this series is an 1841 broadside for the Chicago Sabbath School Celebration and a program from the 28th International Eucharistic Congress (Roman Catholic), which took place in 1926.Supplement 1, Series 4: Religious Institutions | Supplement 2, Series 4: Religious Institutions | Supplement 3, Series 4: Religious Institutions | Supplement 4, Series 4: Religious Institutions | Photographs, Series 4: Religious Institutions Materials on clubs and organizations in this collection are organized into three sub-series: General, a wide range of manuscript and printed items on Chicago clubs, private social service organizations and political parties; Lincoln Park Branch Library Surveys, material collected in a survey of community services by the Lincoln Park Branch Library in 1976-1977; and Club Yearbooks, dating principally from 1900 to 1935.
The most significant material in this series consists of items from the Chicago Plan Commission, which was developed out of Daniel Burnham’s 1909 (See Call Number NA9127. Any kind of government activity is found among materials in this series--for example, material on the Post Office, while not a municipal government body, is located here.
The contents of the Initial Accession are described below.
Supplements 1-4 are described separately, preceding their Container Lists.
Materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of author, when known, or otherwise by title or event.
Supplement 1, Series 6: Historical Events and Sketches | Supplement 2, Series 6: Historical Events and Sketches | Supplement 3, Series 6: Historical Events and Sketches | Supplement 4, Series 6: Historical Events and Sketches | Photographs, Series 6: Historical Events and Sketches This series include the 18 annual reports for the Chicago Protestant Orphan Asylum.