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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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Pamphlet 1: Blatchford, M.E. and Blatchford, E.W.  Memories of the Chicago Fire. Chicago: Mr. & Mrs. Paul Blatchford, 1921
Pamphlet 2: Sewell, Alfred L.  “The Great Calamity!”:  Scenes, Incidents and Lessons of the Great Chicago Fire. Chicago: Alfred L. Sewell, Publisher, 1871
Pamphlet 3: The Relic House 1871-1906, n.d.
Pamphlet 4: Handbook of the World's Columbian Exposition. Chicago: Rand, McNally & Co.’s, 1893
Pamphlet 5: Chicago Tribune Glimpses of the World's Fair. Chicago: Laird & Lee, Publishers, 1893
Pamphlet 6: Official Book of the Fair: An Introduction to a Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago June 1 - November 1, 1933. Chicago: A Century of Progress, Inc., 1933
Pamphlet 7: Northwestern University and Garrett Biblical Institute Catalogue, for the Academic Year 1873-1874. Chicago: R. R. McCabe & Co., Printers, 1874
Pamphlet 8: A Guide to the City of Chicago. Chicago: Robert C. Law Co., Printers and Binders, 1909
Pamphlet 9: Manual of the Owl Club Chicago. Chicago: Knight & Leonard, Printers, 1878
Pamphlet 10: Monolithic Concrete Continuous Hollow Wall Construction: New Enterprise Concrete Machinery Company.Chicago: Eugene Murdock, Printer, n.d.
Pamphlet 11: Concrete Reinforcing. Chicago, n.d.

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