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Richard J. Nelson Collection

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Pamphlets

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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 3: Pamphlets
Pamphlet 1: Grover, Frank R. Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore, n.d.
Pamphlet 2: Merchants and Manufacturers Illustrated Chicago Guide for 1880. Chicago: Fox, Cole & Co., Publishers, 1880
Pamphlet 3: Pictorial Map and Guide to Chicago, n.d.
Pamphlet 4: Goode, Paul J.  The Geographic Background of Chicago. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1926
Pamphlet 5: Mack, Edwin F. Old Monroe Street. Chicago: Central Trust Company of Illinois, 1914
Pamphlet 6: Ellis, Lewis Ethan. A History of the Chicago Delegation in Congress, 1843-1925. Springfield, IL: Journal Printing Company, 1931
Pamphlet 7: Wooddy, Carroll Hill. The Chicago Primary of 1926: A Study in Election Methods. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1926
Pamphlet 8: A Protest Against the Granting of  Municipal Suffrage to Women in the city of Chicago, 1906
Pamphlet 9: Twenty-fifth Anniversary Eleventh of November Memorial Edition. Chicago:  Lucy E. Parsons, 1912
Pamphlet 10: Report on the Chicago Strike of of June-July 1894. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1894
Pamphlet 11: Carwardine, Reverend William H. The Pullman Strike. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1894

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