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Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard Berlyn papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1005
Overview: The papers of Bernard Berlyn consist largely of birthday greetings (1921-1928), including a holograph letter from Eugene V. Debs. There are also photographs, lectures, autobiographical reminiscences, clippings on Chicago socialist activities, and miscellaneous printed matter.
Dates: 1884-1930

William Kent family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 309
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, biographical files, scrapbooks, and other material relating to William Kent's businesses, political activities, and family. The papers document his activities as a municipal reformer in Chicago and Northern California; his interests in conservation, recreation, and public control of water power; his campaigns for election to Congress; his service in the U.S. House of Representatives and on the U.S. Tariff Commission; and his...
Dates: 1768-1961