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Richard J. Nelson Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Richard J. Nelson Collection

ID: RHC/RC/019

Extent: 10.0 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Richard Nelson, former president of Northern Illinois University, collected published books and pamphlets, cartographic records, and nineteenth-century broadsides depicting the history of the Old Northwest Terribory.  The printed volumes concentrate on three areas: Illinois history, Lincolniana, and Chicago history.  Most of this collection is housed in Founders Memorial Library but several hundred volumes may be found in the Center's reference and map collections.  The reference works include many rate local and institutional histories.  A shelflist iof the reference works is available along with a calendar of the maps.

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Box 2: Pamphlets
Pamphlet 1: Adams, Frederick Upham. The Plot That Failed, 1912
Pamphlet 2: Currey, J. Seymour.  Chicago: Its History and Its Builders, a Century of Marvelous Growth. Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1910
Pamphlet 3: Winslow, Charles S. Historical Events of Chicago. Chicago: Soderlund Printing Service, 1937
Pamphlet 4: Harper, William Hudson, ed. Chicago: A History and Forecast. Chicago: Chicago Association of Commerce, 1921
Pamphlet 5: McIlvaine, Mabel. Chicago: Her History and Her Adornment. Chicago: C.D. Peacock, 1927
Pamphlet 6: Strong, William Duncan.  The Indian Tribes of the Chicago Region: With Special Reference to the Illinois and the Potawatomi. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, Anthropology Leaflet 24, 1926
Pamphlet 7: Kirkland, Joseph. The Chicago Massacre of 1812. Chicago: Dibble Publishing Co., 1893
Pamphlet 8: Quaife, Milo Milton. Some Notes on the Fort Dearborn Massacre, n.d.
Pamphlet 9: James, James Alton. The Story of Old Fort Dearborn and its connection with A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago 1933. n.p., n.d.
Folder 10: Goodwin, Daniel, Jr.  The Dearborns. Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1884
Pamphlet 11: Gordon, Eleanor Lytle Kinzie. John Kinzie: The “Father of Chicago,” a Sketch, n.d.
Pamphlet 12: Hamilton, Henry E. Biographical Sketch of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard. Chicago: Chicago Historical Society, 1908
Pamphlet 13: Scammon, J. Young and Arnold, Isaac N. Addresses Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Chicago Historical Society, 1868. Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1877

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