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Chicago History Museum

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The Chicago History Museum’s Archive and Manuscript holdings document significant aspects of life in the city, suburbs, region, and state from 1683 to the present. Totaling more than 20,000 linear feet of holdings, the Archives and Manuscripts collection also includes material related to American history that document the nation’s development from the 1770s to the 1870s, encompassing the founding of the nation, the struggle over slavery, and the Civil War. The Archives and Manuscripts materials consist of unpublished materials including correspondence, diaries, business and financial records, meeting minutes and agendas, membership lists, research notes, scrapbooks, scripts, sermons, speeches, and more.

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Chicago History Museum

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Brian M. Watson
Bill Koester

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