Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Descriptive Summary

Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records
Chase House (Chicago, Ill.)
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Chicago
0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Scope and Content

Annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, daily schedules, applications, forms, and photographs of the Chase House, a daycare center for preschool children in Chicago (Ill.). The materials mostly pertain to the daycare's general activities, but include information on health and child development as well as a history of the institution.

Conditions for Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Preferred Citation

A common citation for archives is as follows: Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Collection title, ID number, Repository name, location.

Acquisition Information

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Biography or History

Chase House began operations in 1919 and was founded the 1920. The organization was originally formed as a settlement house affiliated with Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. A primary function of Chase House was as a daycare center for pre-school children. In later years, the organization expanded to include other social service functions, including family and child development services. Chase House was originally located at 201 South Ashland Avenue and later located at 211 South Ashland Avenue.


Arranged chronologically.

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