Goldwin E. Anderson Notebooks

Dates: 1937-1938
Size: 0.5 linear feet in 1 box
Repository: Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
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Immediate Source of Acquisition: The collection was transferred from Chicago Public Library’s Austin Branch in November 1984, funded by a Dr. Scholl Foundation Grant.
Conditions Governing Access: Materials are open without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use: Please consult staff to determine ability to reuse materials from collection.
Preferred Citation: When quoting material from this collection the preferred citation is: Goldwin E. Anderson Notebooks [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections, Chicago Public Library.
Finding Aid Author: Original author unknown. Processed, 1984. Updated and ingested into ArchivesSpace by Johanna Russ, 2021.


This scrapbook collection documents social organizations and prominent neighborhood residents from Chicago’s Austin community.


Goldwin E. Anderson was a longtime resident of Chicago’s Austin community.

Scope and Contents

Goldwin E. Anderson collected news clippings of events and people in Chicago’s Austin community for a period of two years. The events depicted in the notebooks mainly cover the activities of Austin social clubs and prominent Austinites. While this is a small collection, it does offer researchers a two-year compilation of Austin’s noteworthy events and people.


The original arrangement of the notebooks has been maintained. They have been removed from their original bindings and placed in acid free folders.


  • Anderson, Goldwin E.
  • Austin (Chicago, Ill.)

Related Materials

Collection Inventory

Box 1 Folders 1-2 Notebooks, 1 of 4, 1937-1938
Box 1 Folder 3-5 Notebooks, 2 of 4, 1937-1938
Box 1 Folder 6-7 Notebooks, 3 of 4, 1937-1938
Box 1 Folder 8 Notebooks, 4 of 4, 1937-1938
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