Washington, Harold Archives & Collections. Mayoral Records. Central Files Records

Dates: 1949-1987 (bulk 1983-1987). Size: 63 linear feet. Chicago Public Library Center, Special Collections. The Central Files Records consist of correspondence received by the Mayor’s Office. Incoming mail was sorted by Harold Washington’s Executive Office using the Central Filing System. Most of the collection comprises of routed correspondence but there is a small amount of papers from Harold Washington plus the files of Dolores Woods, Harold Washington’s Executive Secretary. [Finding aid]