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Chicago Historical Society

Overview
Works: 880 works in 1,353 publications in 1 language and 17,453 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Tours  Nonfiction television programs  Periodicals  Bibliography  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Other, Editor, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: F548.3, 977.311
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Chicago : city of the century( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train
A house divided : America in the age of Lincoln by Eric Foner( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In conjunction with a ten-year exhibit at the Chicago Historical Society, beginning January 1990
Louis Sullivan : the function of ornament by Louis H Sullivan( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werk van de Amerikaanse architekt
Chicago history( )

in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architects and the city : Holabird & Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918 by Robert Bruegmann( Book )

14 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporating meticulous research based on the extensive architectural holdings of the Chicago Historical Society, Bruegmann documents the firm's work from the boom years of the 1880s through the period of sustained growth and innovation after the turn of the century. In chapters devoted to topics as diverse as downtown commercial and retail development, business hotels, civil buildings, automobile showrooms, and suburban clubs and housing, Bruegmann creates a sustained historical narrative that considers the profound interdependence of architecture and modern urban life
Chicago at the turn of the century in photographs : 122 historic views from the collections of the Chicago Historical Society by Larry A Viskochil( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of vintage views of Chicago, most dating from 1904 to 1913
A bibliography of Illinois imprints, 1814-58 by Cecil K Byrd( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago : creating new traditions by Perry Duis( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents architecture in Chicago, the Plan of Chicago, Riverside, the Pullman Community, Hull House, Art Institute of Chicago, Auditorium Theater, Marshall Field dept store, Sears and Montgomery Ward dept. stores
Chicago : a historical guide to the neighborhoods : the Loop and South Side by Glen E Holt( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This guide to some of Chicago's historic neighborhoods of the South Side is the first of what we hope will be an important series interpreting the historical processes that have formed and shaped the city's community life. Both words and images have been used to create a historical and social iconography of each of the areas covered, in the hope that this combination will not only convey the changes that have occurred in each neighborhood, but will also impart a sense of each community's uniqueness" -- from preface
Becoming American women : clothing and the Jewish immigrant experience, 1880-1920 by Barbara A Schreier( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand illusions : Chicago's World's Fair of 1893( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collections, content, and the Web by Council on Library and Information Resources( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report is based on a conference organized by CLIR and the Chicago Historical Society in October 1999. It includes the papers distributed at the conference and summaries of the discussions they provoked. It also summarizes a survey of institutional Web sites that was conducted to gather preliminary data about museum and library Web site design and use
An historical sketch of the early movement in Illinois for the legalization of slavery : read at the annual meeting of the Chicago Historical Society, December 5th, 1864 by William H Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 1865 and 1977 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Archibald J. Motley, Jr. by Jontyle Theresa Robinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated bibliography of Chicago history by Frank Jewell( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln's "House divided" speech, did it reflect a doctrine of class struggle? : an address delivered before the Chicago Historical Society on March 15, 1923 by Arthur Charles Cole( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1980 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boundary dispute between Illinois and Wisconsin : an address read before the Chicago Historical Society at a special meeting held May 19, 1904 by William Radebaugh( Book )

5 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charter, constitution and by-laws with a list of officers, etc. of the Chicago Historical Society by Chicago Historical Society( )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chicago Common council and the Fugitive slave law of 1850 : an address read before the Chicago Historical Society at a special meeting held January 29, 1903 by Charles W Mann( Book )

4 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago historical society, November 19, 1868 by Isaac N Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A house divided : America in the age of Lincoln
Alternative Names

controlled identityChicago History Museum

Chicago historical society

CHM

CHS

Historical Society

History Museum Chicago, Ill

Languages
English (170)

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Louis Sullivan : the function of ornamentThe architects and the city : Holabird & Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918Chicago at the turn of the century in photographs : 122 historic views from the collections of the Chicago Historical SocietyBecoming American women : clothing and the Jewish immigrant experience, 1880-1920