Selected Recent Arrivals in Genealogy and Local History

Abu El-Haj, Nadia.
Genealogical Science: Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 2012.
Call No. DS143 .A15 2012
Analysis of the scientific work of social implications of genetic history.

Bagnall, David.
An American Palace: Chicago’s Samuel M. Nickerson House.
Chicago: Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 2011.
Call No. folio F548.8 .S25 B34 2011
Chronicles the history of a grand Chicago Gilded Age residence.

Brinkmann, Tobias.
Sundays at Sinai: A Jewish Congregation in Chicago.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 2012.
Call No. Chicago Browsing BM225 .C52 C493 2012
History of Chicago Sinai, one of America’s oldest Reform Jewish congregations.

Hawkings, David T.
Pauper Ancestors: A guide to the Records Created by the Poor Laws in England and Wales.
Stroud, UK: History Press, 2011.
Call No. HV245 .H354 2011
Research guide to institutional and governmental records following the Poor Laws of 1834.

Piszkiewicz, Leonard.
Chicago Postal Markings and Postal History.
Cary, IL: James E. Lee, 2006.
Call No. folio HE6376 .C4 P57 2006
Analysis of postal markings in Chicago from 1831 to mid-1950’s.

Wasserman, Richard.
Midstream: The Chicago River, 1999-2010.
Chicago: Columbia College, 2012.
Call No. folio F548.68 .C55 W37 2012
Photographs of the entire 156-mile river.

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