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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 4: Pamphelts
Pamphlet 1: Kennan, George. The Chicago & Alton Case: A Misunderstood Transaction. Garden City, NY: Country Life Press, 1916
Pamphlet 2: Report of the Board of Police, in the Police Department, to the Common Council of the City of Chicago. Chicago: Hazlit & Reed, Printers, 1872
Pamphlet 3: The Greatest Conspiracy Ever Conceived: Chicago Lake Front Lands, 1908
Pamphlet 4: Charter of the Graceland Cemetery (approved Feb. 22, 1861,) with the Rules and Regulations of the Company. Chicago: James Barnet, Book and Job Printer, 1861
Pamphlet 5: Historical Sketch of Graceland Cemetery Chicago, n.d.
Pamphlet 6: Blair, Edward. The Chicago Club. Chicago: Daughaday & Company, 1919
Pamphlet 7: Blair, Edward. A History of the Chicago Club. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1898
Pamphlet 8: Bennett, F.O. History of the Press Club of Chicago, from January, 1880, to September, 1888. Chicago: H.O. Shepard & Co., Printers, 1888
Pamphlet 9: Middleton, R. Hunter. Chicago Letter Founding. Chicago: Black Cat Press, 1937
Pamphlet 10: Hull-House. Chicago: Hull-House Creative Printing Club, n.d.
Pamphlet 11: Whitehead, Helen, comp. The Chicago Plan Commission: A Historical Sketch, 1909-1960
Pamphlet 12: The Great Fires in Chicago and the West:  History and Incidents, Losses and Sufferings, Benevolence of the Nations. New York:  H.S. Goodspeed & Co., 1871
Pamphlet 13: The Ruined City or The Horrors of Chicago. New York: Ornum & Company, Publishers, 1871
Pamphlet 14: Tinkham, Julian Rumsey. The Great Chicago Fire of October 8th and 9th, 1871, 1933

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