Library Research & Links

Jane Addams and Hull House (for week of 3/10)

Twenty Years at Hull-House, via Internet Archive: [link] (hard copy on reserve at Flaxman Library)

Jane Addams Hull House Museum visitor information: [link]

  • RSVP for Friday, March 7 event for “Critical Whiteness” at JAHHM from 5-8pm:[link]
  • Self-guided tours when the Museum is open: Tues-Friday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 12-4pm [link]

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum is located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago, 800 S. Halsted Street, Chicago. It is easily reached by public transportation using the UIC Halsted stop on the Blue Line or the Halsted Bus (#8).

Flaxman Library Guide: How to Avoid Plagiarism [link]

Final Project Reference Works

Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary — 6th Floor Sharp, Library Use Only (REF HQ 1439 .C47 W 66 2001)

The Encyclopedia of Chicago — 6th Floor Sharp, Library Use Only (REF F 548.3 .E53 2004) and online [link].

Chicago in the News

Newspaper databases online with SAIC login [link], including:

  • Chicago Tribune 
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
  • Illinois Newspaper Project

Local Archives

Ryerson & Burnham Libraries, Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago History Museum Library

CWLU Herstory Archives

Flaxman Library Special Collections

Special Collections Research Center Digital Collections, University of Chicago

Mapping the World

Chicago map collections (via University of Chicago Library)

More Chicago maps in the Encyclopedia of Chicago (via Newberry Library)

…and more Chicago maps (via Forgotten Chicago website)

Chicago El maps

Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States (1932) digitized by the Digital Scholarship Lab, University of Richmond.

Slate and Slate Vault map collections, including:

“What Did Chicago Look Like Before the Great Fire?” Smithsonian Magazine (2013)

London “Book Map” by DOROTHY (via Paris Review)

Schoolgirl Maps” (via Streets of Salem)

Crumpled City” Maps by PIZZOLORUSSO


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