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Collection Name Linear Feet
Calumet Skyway 1
Cartwright, Jesse Whitney 1
Cartwright, Justice James 1
Casper, Richard F. 15
Cathedral Shelter of Chicago 4
Catholic Charities Collection 1
Caxton Club Collection 1.5
Central Baptist Children’s Home Records 12
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 76
A Century of Progress – Becker Studios 1
A Century of Progress Records 555
A Century of Progress Memorabilia Collection 5
Chandler, Henry P. 2
Charitable Institutes Collection 2
Chicago Abortion Fund
Chicago Alliance for Neighborhood Safety (CANS) 33
Chicago Annenberg Challenge 70
Chicago Area Central Committee 1
Chicago Area Pharmacy Photograph Collection 0.5
Chicago Area Women’s History Council 11
Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) 2037.14
Chicago Book Clinic 30
Chicago Chamber of Commerce 5
Chicago Clergy Consultation Service 6
Chicago Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy 5.75
Chicago Commuter Rail Collection 1
Chicago Conference on Religion and Race 1
Chicago Council on Urban Affairs Records 42
Chicago Council on Foreign Relations Partial finding aid. Container lists for additional collection supplements available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 56
Chicago Crime Commission 2
Chicago Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Houses 19
Chicago German Hod Carriers’ Union 1.5
Chicago Metro Ethics Coalition 6
Chicago Music and Theater Collection 16
Chicago Nutrition Association Partial finding aid. Container lists for additional collection
supplements available in the Special Collections Reading Room.
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Chicago Photographic Collection 215.25
Chicago Railroad Fair 24
Chicago School of Nursing 1
Chicago Single Tax Club 1
Chicago Stockyards 10
Chicago Urban League – Collection Description 664
Chicago Urban League – Series I: Administrative Files 664
Chicago Urban League – Series II: Programs Files 664
Chicago Urban League – Series III: Research and Planning Files 664
Chicago Urban League – Series IV: Public Relations Files 664
Chicago Veteran Druggists’ Association 1
Chicago West Side Christian Parish 1
Chicago Woman’s Aid Society 19
Chicago Women in Broadcasting 1
Chicago Women in Publishing 15
Child Welfare Pamphlet Collection 1
Children’s Home and Aid Society of Illinois 42.5
Chinese American Civic Council 1
Cirese, Helen 5
Citizens Action Program 4
Citizens Alert 41.5
Citizens Association of Chicago 1.25
Citizens for a Better Environment 11
City of Chicago Radio Addresses 1
Civic Federation of Chicago 2
Clarence Darrow Community Center 7
Clarke, Philip Ream 15
Clean Air Coordinating Committee 1
Clemente, Egidio 5
Cohen, Christopher B. 52.5
Cohen, Irwin 3
Cohen, Jean Barr 1
Coleman, Virginia M. 0.25
Committee for Handgun Control, Inc. 12
Committee on the Status of Women — Ephemera 1
Compassionate Friends, The 18
Container Corporation of America 165
Cook County Democratic Party 1
Cook County School of Nursing (See also: Elsie C. Reese Lang’s Cook County School of Nursing Papers) 53
Cook County School of Nursing Addenda 8
Cook County Socialist Party 1
Coordinating Council of Community Organizations 1
Cotton, Sylvia 7
Cottrell, Louise 1
Council of Health Sciences Libraries to the Midwest Health Sciences Libraries Network records .6
Bob Crawford Audio Archive 1
Creasman, Ralph Design Collection 4.3
Creer, Ralph 6
Crossroads Fund 20.5
Cummings, Walter J. 3
Currie, Leonard & Virginia 4
Curry, Richard L. Papers 5

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Collection Name Linear Feet
Fese, Marie Agnes
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Firman House 10
Florence Crittenton Anchorage Records 11
Forest Preserve District of Cook County &nbsp
Forgue, Norman W./ Black Cat Press 12
Fort Dearborn Project 4
Fortune Magazine Design 27
Foster, Reverend Hazel 1
Friends of the Parks 5.5
Fry, Mary 1

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Queer Asian American Collection 3

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Collection Name Linear Feet
Sackett, DeForest Design 5
Saint James Press Design 3
Saint Leonard’s House 1
Saint Mary’s High School and Center for Learning Partial finding aid. Container lists for additional collection supplements available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 29
Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church 1
Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Programs 1
Erwin A. Salk Multicultural Collection 80
Sandburg, Carl 7
Saperstein, Esther 156
Save our Resources and Environment 1
Scala, Florence 5.5
Schlotter, Bertha E. 1.5
Schmidt, William 7
Scholarship and Guidance Association 11.25
School of Living 16
Schubert, Helen C. 7
Schwartz, Charles P. 4
Self-Help Center of Evanston 5.75
Seniors Center of Metropolitan Chicago 3
Sheet Music 126
Sherman, John F. .5
Shipps, Barbara Hull-House Collection 1
Shorebank Corporation 47.25
Siegel, Jacob 1
Sierra Club, Chicago Chapter 9
Sierra Leone collection and supplements on the Atlantic Slave Trade 7
Sigel, Dorothy 1
Sikes, Madeleine & George 1
Single Tax League of Chicago 1
Skalski, Andre Scrapbook 1
Slovak League of America 1
Small Collections–Chicago 3.5
Small Collections–General 13.25
Smith, Eleanor 1
Smith, Kay 1
Smith, Louise Hulbert 18
Smith, Mary Rozet 1
Smith, Nesta 1
Socialism and
Social Welfare
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Society of Midland Authors Partial finding aid. Container lists for additional collection supplements available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 42
Society of Priests for a Free Ministry 1
Society of Separationists 1
Society of Typographic Arts collection 64.5
Sohnquist, David E. 2
Solidarity and the Polish Resistance .5
Sorrentino, Anthony 1
South Central Association of Chicago Records .25
South Suburban Human Relations Council 1
Southern Regional Council 1
Southport Neighbors Association 11
Spanish Civil War 2
Spokeswoman Collection .5
Starr, Ellen Gates 3
Steendrukkerij de Jong & Co. 1
Stern, Grace Mary 10
Stevens, Justice John Paul 1
Stewart, Joffre 18
Stewart, Lucy Tilden 1
Stone, William/Sequoia Press Design 14
Stracke, Win 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee 1
Students for a Democratic Society 1
Sunset Club, The 1
Sutker, Calvin R. 8
Suyeoka, George Design 3.5
Swallow Press (pdf) 286
Swiss Benevolent Society of Chicago 5
Swiss Singing Society of Chicago 6
Mary Hill Swope 1

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Tadeusz Kosciuszko Dancers 3
Taylor, Lea Demarest 8.5
Temperance Collection 1
Temporary Community Housing Rent Commission 1.5
Tenth International Student Relations Conference 1
Thatcher Woods Savanna Restoration Project 4
Theater Program Collection 4
Thompson, Bradbuy Design 4
Three Arts Club of Chicago Records 79
Tolstoy Family 1
Topchevsky, Morris 1
Topinka, Judy Baar 16
Towert, Annie 1
Travelers Aid Society (pdf) Partial Finding Aid. Additional container lists available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 70
Triangle Shirt Waist Factory Fire, NYC 1
Trohan, Walter 4
Trumbull, Julia 4
TRUST, Inc. see Chicago Council on Urban Affairs 42
Tucker, Irwin St. John (pdf) Partial Finding Aid. Additional container lists available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 18
Twenty Seven Chicago Designers
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Tyler, Miriam 1

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Van Hoosen, Bertha 1
Vittum, Harriet E. 2
Vogele, Robert Design 104
Voice of the Fair 1

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Yarros, Rachelle and Victor 1
Yeomans, Edward “Ned” 1
YMCA — Duncan-Maxwell Street 1
YMCA — Wabash 3
Young Men’s Christian Association of Chicago 1
Young Men’s Hebrew Charity Association (pdf) Partial finding aid. Additional container lists available in the Special Collections Reading Room. 1
YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago 35.25

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Zimmerman, Ann 16.5
Zonta Club of Chicago 9



Major collections

 

CME Group Records

The CME Group Records consist of the records from two major commodities exchanges: the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange (MACE). In 2007, the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange merged to form CME Group.

Chicago Board of Trade

Collection Name Linear Feet
Series I: Organizational records, Subseries 1-3, 1858-1999 53.0
Series I: Organizational records, Subseries 4: Membership records, 1863-2005 (CLOSED) 88.0
Series II: Board of Directors records, Subseries 1-4, 1871-1992 190.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Early presidential correspondence, 1916-1956 16.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Robert C. Liebenow correspondence, 1955-1965 15.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Henry Hall Wilson correspondence, 1962-1973 15.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Warren W. Lebeck correspondence, 1973-1978 (some restricted material) 55.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Robert K. Wilmouth correspondence, 1976-1982 56.75
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 1: Presidents records; Thomas R. Donovan correspondence, 1969-1991 (Bulk 1981-1983) 18.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; George F. Stone correspondence, 1858-1919 18.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; J.C.F. Merrill correspondence, 1899-1918 (Bulk, 1912-1918) 38.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; John R. Mauff correspondence, 1901-1925 58.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; James J. Fones correspondence, 1920-1929 44.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Fred H. Clutton correspondence, 1886-1957 (some restricted material) 169.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; William Bosworth correspondence, 1942-1950 28.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Everette B. Harris correspondence, 1942-1954 22.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Robert C. Liebenow correspondence, 1951-1957 13.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Warren Lebeck correspondence, 1945-1974 56.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Thomas L. Triggs correspondence, 1970-1982 6.25
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Gerald Beyer correspondence, 1972-1979 6.75
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Thomas L. Donovan correspondence, 1976-1983 (some restricted material) 8.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Frederick J. Grede correspondence, 1981-1986 (some restricted material) 4.25
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Paul J. Draths correspondence, 1983-1986 1.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Regularity correspondence, 1969-1986 12.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 2: Secretary records; Monthly letters to members, 1921-2007 11.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 3: Treasurers records, 1866-1985, (bulk 1970-1984) 49.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 4: Executive Vice President records, 1947-1986 27.0
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 5: Chairman records, 1965-2002, (bulk 1967-1985) 3.5
Series III: Executive Office records, Subseries 6: Assistant to the President records, 1926-1927 2.75
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 1: Arbitration & Appeals Committee, 1881-1984 (finding aid also includes subseries 2, 6, and 12) 136.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 2: Business Conduct Committee, 1934-1983 (finding aid also includes subseries 1, 6, and 12) (some restricted material) 136.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 3: Committee rosters, 1938-1999 1.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 4: Executive Committee, 1923-1982 5.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 5: Financial Instruments Committee, 1975-1984 5.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 6: Floor committees, 1931-1984  (finding aid also includes subseries 1, 2, and 12) (some restricted material) 136.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 7: Grain Committee, 1895-1972 (finding aid also includes subseries 15) 18.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 8: Market Report Committee, 1884-1984 16.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 9: Membership Committee, 1881-1987 (CLOSED) 24.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 10: Nominating Committee, 1923-1983 3.75
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 11: Real estate and building committees, 1865-1982 25.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 12: Rules Committee, 1925-1982 (finding aid also includes subseries 1, 2, and 6) 136.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 13: Special committees, 1882-1986 (some restricted material) 15.0
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 14: Transportation Committee, 1902-1983 1.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 15: Warehouse, weighing, and custodian committees, 1866-1983 (finding aid also includes subseries 7) 18.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 16: Miscellaneous committees, 1892-1988 (some restricted material) 39.5
Series IV: Committee records, Subseries 17: Member Services Committee, 1968-1996 (CLOSED) 28.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 1: Economic analysis, 1950-1995 71.75
Series V: Department records, Subseries 2: Education, 1876-1999 30.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 3: Public relations, 1848-2000 (some restricted material) 58.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 4: Legal, 1959-1987 (some restricted material) 60.5
Series V: Department records, Subseries 5: Office of Investigations and Audits, 1959-1983 (CLOSED) 9.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 6: Market information, 1971-1998 25.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 7: Transportation, 1905-1984 143.5
Series V: Department records, Subseries 8: Information systems, 1963-1987 5.0
Series V: Department records, Subseries 9: Miscellaneous departments, 1904-1985 15.65
Series VI: CBOT affiliates records, Subseries 1-19, 1865-1998 34.5
Series VII: Publications, Subseries 1-6, 1846-1999 131.0
Series VIII: Microfilm, 1858-1985 1676 reels

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MidAmerica Commodity Exchange

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MidAmerica Commodity Exchange records, 1880-2003 (Bulk 1960-1990) (Some restricted material) 152.5

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A Century of Progress Records

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County

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Richard J. Daley Collection

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