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The Central South Area Plan collection, 1961

The Central South Area Plan was an activity of the City of Chicago to redevelop its south side area bounded by 31st St., South Parkway (AKA Martin Luther King Dr.), 35th St., and Michigan Ave. undertaken in the 1960s.

College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs -- Center for Urban Economic Development -- Publications -- Assorted Reports

Assorted reports published by the College of Urban and Economic Development. Publications include assessments of Chicago public housing, urban development and urban renewal issues, and economic impact of job losses on African-Americans and Latinos.

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Records

The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference was formed in 1949 to "to build and maintain a stable interracial community of high standards." The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets and fundraising material, by-laws, directories, reports; press releases, surveys, newsletters, brochures, clippings, photographs, an audio reel, maps, posters, flyers, pamphlets, booklets, and other documents representing the activities of the

Lincoln Park Conservation Association records

The Lincoln Park Conservation Association (LPCA) was formed in March of 1954 to combat the physical deterioration of Lincoln Park. As an umbrella organization, LPCA connected neighborhood associations to one another as well as to the Lincoln Park Community Conservation Council (LPCCC) and the Department of Urban Renewal (DUR). Organized efforts to combat the physical degradation of Lincoln Park began

Office of the Chancellor -- Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs -- Administration -- Planning and Policy Documents

The office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs works to create a student body that reflects the diversity of Illinois, facilitate graduation through special programs and services, and establish a positive and diverse learning environment that is necessary to expand student's lives. The Vice Chancellor, who is also the Provost, oversees the Offices of the Vice Provosts for: Information

Olive Diggs papers

Olive Myrl Diggs (d. 1980) served as editor of the Chicago Bee from 1937 until it folded in 1947. After her time at the Bee, she served as director of the Neighborhood Youth Corps, and in 1979, retired as Administrative Assistant in the Chicago Department of Planning, City and Community Development. The Olive Diggs papers span from 1942 to 1980.

Public Relations History of Armour Institute of Technology, Armour Research Foundation, and Keating Hall

The collection documents alumni life and business. A large part of the collection pertains to the "News and Views" alumni publication. Drafts of press releases and articles as well as a large number of photographs. The collection also includes correspondence of "News and Views" publication and the President's Office. A third aspect of the collection was a small but important

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Kimpton Administration. Records

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of Lawrence A. Kimpton, who served as Chancellor of the University of Chicago from 1951-1960. While he kept the title of "Chancellor" held by his predecessor, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Kimpton’s duties were consistent with those held throughout the institution’s history by the University President.

Wirth, Mary Bolton. Papers

Social worker. Contains correspondence, manuscripts, reports, memoranda, interviews, articles, notes, notebooks, travel accounts, biographical material, and photographs. Papers document Wirth's active career as a social worker, especially in the area of Chicago public housing. Includes material relating to the Chicago Housing Authority for which Wirth served as Supervisor of Community and Tenant Relations (1952-1958), the Department of Urban Renewal, and