This research guide is available as a PDF file. The guide is intended to help researchers locate Chicago congregational histories and records at the Newberry Library and other repositories. It is not a list of every church or synagogue that has existed in Chicago; rather, it is a guide to locating records of Chicago congregations past and present.
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American Indian Histories and Cultures is a deep and wide ranging selection of visual and textual resources related to Native American culture and history. Taken from the Newberry Library’s Edward E Ayer Collection, one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of American Indian history, the resource provides documents, images, context and insight into American Indian culture and history, the European settlement of the Americas, and the interactions between the two groups. *Access to this subscription database is available on-site through any of the Newberry’s public computers.*
This exhibition displays French pamphlets published from about 1600 to the French Revolution, they form the foundation for current and future scholarly projects.
This project aims to provide a more complete understanding of the complex nexus of issues, events, and people that contributed to the causes and effects of the Civil War.