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Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to [Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Channing Higginson], Chicago, 23 February 1860

Thomas Wentworth Higginson autograph letter to [Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Ch...

Tells her of a ball in Elkart, Indiana. Describes his fellow-travelers on the trip to Chicago. Marked "Thomas Wentworth Higginson" in pencil. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Van Vechten's map of Cook Du Page Countie's also the norther portion of Lake County, Indiana /

Van Vechten's map of Cook Du Page Countie's also the norther portion o...

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1870 by James Van Vechten in the Clerks Office for the Northern District of Illinois." LC Land ownership maps, 106 Available also through the Library of Congres... more

Plan of the South Open Ground, the Upper Plaisance, the Midway Plaisance, the Lake Open Ground, the Lagoon Plaisance and the Parkway Quadrant : as proposed to be laid out by Olmsted, Vaux & Co. landscape architects

Plan of the South Open Ground, the Upper Plaisance, the Midway Plaisan...

America Transformed: As people flocked to cities in the late 19th century, Americans recognized that cities lacked space where locals could enjoy nature and its health benefits. In 1869, Chicago decided that it... more

Guide map of Chicago, October 11th, 1871

Guide map of Chicago, October 11th, 1871

America Transformed: By 1870, Chicago's population approached 300,000, making it the nation's fifth largest city. This guide map, published just after the Great Chicago Fire, superimposes the burned area over t... more

Travelers' and shippers' railway guide map of Chicago

Travelers' and shippers' railway guide map of Chicago

Railway guide map of Chicago Courtesy of Boston Public Library

The Chicago Union Veteran club. Address of the committee on political action to the soldiers and sailors of Cook County ... Henry F. Hawkes, Chairman. [1879].

The Chicago Union Veteran club. Address of the committee on political ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 24.

Snyder's real estate map of Cook County, Illinois : indexed /

Snyder's real estate map of Cook County, Illinois : indexed /

LC Land ownership maps, 107 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "index to cities, villages, post offices, railroad stations etc." and "index to townships." Insets... more

Rand McNally & Co.'s map of Chicago : no. 3

Rand McNally & Co.'s map of Chicago : no. 3

Map of Chicago : no. 3 Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Snyder's real estate map of Cook and Dupage Counties, Illinois.

Snyder's real estate map of Cook and Dupage Counties, Illinois.

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1890 by F.M. Snyder in the Office of the Librarian Congress at Washington D.C." LC Land ownership maps, 108 Available also through the Library of Congress Web s... more