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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Scrapbook of the Chicago Subway System 1914-1919

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Scrapbook of the Chicago Subway System

Dates:

1914-1919

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 300

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This is a collection of newspaper clippings on the planning, construction, and issues surrounding the Chicago subway system.

Information on Use

Access

The colletion is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Scrapbook of the Chicago Subway System, Crerar Ms 300, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This is a collection of newspaper clippings which focus on the planning, construction, and issues surrounding the general function of the Chicago subway system. The various means of transportation of Chicago inhabitants is also a subject of some of these articles. Issues of discomforts in strap-hanging and over-crowdedness of subways as well as the worker’s rights of subway car operators are included among the topics addressed in the articles.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Crerar Ms 300