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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago Black Lives Matter protest collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-ChicagoBLM
Abstract

Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the exhibition.

Dates: 2014-ongoing

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company records

 Collection
Identifier: CB&Q-Main
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

Dates: 1820-1999

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Advertising Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-2
Abstract

Administrative files, advertising copy, press kits, budgets, and subject files relating to the promotion of the railroad. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1850s-1960s

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Auditor's Office

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-36
Abstract

Financial records (Ledgers, Journals, Construction Accounts, and Miscellaneous Accounts) of the CB&Q Railroad Company. Mostly detailed financial records kept in large ledger books. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1855-1914

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Aurora Laboratory Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-7
Abstract

Reports and minutes of the engineers and scientists working at the CB&Q’s testing laboratories in Aurora, Illinois. Includes results from their testing a variety of materials and substances for their suitability for use in manufacturing rails, train car parts, and various structures. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1876-1906

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-5
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, circulars, securities, and other miscellaneous materials related to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad-Iowa (B&MRR-Iowa), incorporated in 1852 and leased to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1872. Includes materials related to incorporation, operation, branches to Chariton and Creston, and consolidation with CB&Q. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1852-1919

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-6
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, financial records, and other materials related to the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska (B&MRR-Nebraska), incorporated in 1869 and taking over all Nebraska property of the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa, as well as the Nebraska land grant given to the B&MRR-Iowa in 1864. The B&MRR-Nebraska consolidated with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1880. Includes materials related to...
Dates: 1850-1918

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-3
Abstract

Incoming and outgoing letters of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) executives, members of the board, lawyers, and other employees. Content covers virtually all aspects of railroad management, including financial and legal matters, expansion and acquisition, relations with other railroads and subsidiaries, personnel and policies, construction, rates, and other business matters. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1857-1918

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence by Office

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-31
Abstract

Correspondence between Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) officers and directors, organized by Boston or Chicago office of origin. Content includes railroad extensions, construction, salaries, financial issues, strikes, and other aspects of company management. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1875-1909

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-33
Abstract Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same sequence: Statements, Equipment, Personnel, Legal, Contracts, New Lines, Pools, and Miscellaneous, with a separate Strike subseries in 1880. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington &...
Dates: 1856-1935; Majority of material found within 1860-1920

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - General Passenger Traffic Department Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-3
Abstract

The General Passenger Traffic Department ensured the quality and reliability of the passenger travelers' experience, and promoting tourism as well as business travel along the routes of the CB&Q. Records include administrative files relating to specific passenger trains, or to railroad operations in general. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1924-1965

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-32
Abstract

Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1849-1999

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Land Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-7
Abstract

Correspondence, reports, maps, plats, promotional material, ledgers, legal and financial volumes, contracts, applications, and some drawings pertaining to the examination and sale of lands granted to the CB&Q by Federal land grant acts. Most of the lands were sold for farming, in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1852-1934

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Maps, Blueprints, and Drawings

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-6
Abstract

Printed maps, manuscript maps, technical blueprints, and drawings produced by the CB&Q and its affiliated lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1870-1971

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Master Mechanic's Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-8
Abstract

Meeting minutes and scattered subject files relating to the Master Mechanics Association of the CB&Q. The association was formed to make recommendations to the management about construction, maintenance, and repair of all rail cars, equipment, tools, and rail lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1886-1966; Majority of material found within 1886-1895

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Office of the President

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-1
Abstract

Materials created and collected by Ralph Budd (1879-1962), who was the president of the CB&Q from 1932 to 1949. Includes correspondence with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, administrative files, and Federal Coordinator of Transportation Files. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1924-1955

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Other Corporations

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-8
Abstract Railroads and other interests built or acquired by CB&Q as the company advanced west of the Mississippi, expanding the empire throughout the Midwest and western states. Most series include a volume of corporate records detailing articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, resolutions, and notice of acquisition or dissolution. Other materials include annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, journals, ledgers, legal papers, contracts, construction statements, equipment...
Dates: 1820-1964; Majority of material found within 1870-1900

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Payroll Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-9
Abstract

Payroll books of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), organized by division, and including name, type of job, and compensation information. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1879-1938; Majority of material found within 1889-1900

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Personal Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-4
Abstract Collections of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of three people related to the CB&Q but whose papers do not constitute part of the records of the company. Includes papers of C.E. Perkins's wife Edith Forbes Perkins, his daughter Edith Perkins Cunningham, and William A. Davis, postmaster for St. Joseph, Missouri, supposedly the first to suggest Railway Mail Service as a replacement for the Pony Express. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company...
Dates: 1862-1934

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-5
Abstract

Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: approximately 1852-1975

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-1&2
Abstract

Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Rail Road Company. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1849-1889

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Securities

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-4
Abstract

Financial materials of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), primarily papers and oversize volumes concerning stocks and bonds, showing the history of sales and transfers. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1856-1922

Chicago Business Men's Orchestra Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-154
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings and programs of this orchestra, established in 1921, which was composed of men working in Chicago business firms. Later renamed the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

Dates: 1941-1962

Chicago Calligraphy Collective records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-CCC
Abstract Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items. Also included is correspondence among early members, as well as between members and calligraphers outside of Chicago. There is an extensive collection of the newsletters of other calligraphy clubs...
Dates: 1963-2009; Majority of material found within 1975-2009

Chicago Chamber Musicians records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Chamber 2
Abstract Chicago organization founded in 1986 by musicians Larry Combs, Joseph Genualdi, Deborah Sobol, and Gail Williams for the purpose of building an internationally recognized institution devoted to the study and performance of chamber music by string and wood instruments. Records include minutes, financial and fundraising papers, season records, photographs, press clippings, awards, and files relating to the Centennial celebration, general program files, special program files (children's and...
Dates: 1986-2014