Chicago City-Wide Collection

Dates: 1835-1990. Size: 43 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Neighborhood History Research Collection. The Chicago City-Wide Collection consists of an assortment of manuscript, printed and photographic materials. The focus of this collection is general Chicago history covering the city as a whole and the communities for which there is no separate neighborhood history collection. Materials on the Loop and Downtown areas can be found in this collection. [Finding aid]