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Chicago Collections

Front cover of Chicago of to-day

Title page: Chicago of To-day. The Metropolis of the West. The Nation’s Choice for the World’s Columbian Exposition. 1892. Chicago: Acme Publishing and Engraving Co., 1892, c1891. SPC. 977.311 C532a1892
- Gift of Rosalie Gingiss.

In recent years, several contributions of books, maps and ephemera related to Chicago have formed the basis of our Chicago Collections. These resources chronicle the history and urban development of Chicago, its historic world fairs and include books and letters written by Chicago and Illinois authors.