Helen Aaron Papers

An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago




Collection Summary

Creator:Aaron, Helen
Title:Helen Aaron Papers
Dates:1912-1978
Abstract: The collection consists of notes, correspondence, budgets, forms, annual reports, minutes, announcements, statistical reports, constitutions and bylaws, membership lists, survey forms, city documents, mailing labels, directories, community resource booklets, bills, scrapbook, community fund reports, booklets, questionnaires, notebooks, programs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, travel brochures, maps, reports, mailings, fliers, job descriptions, leases, bibliographies, agendas, bulletins, charts, notices, memoranda, press kits, press releases, photographs, brochures, position papers, workbook, handbooks, pamphlets, magazines, and reprints.
Quantity: 43.25 linear feet
Identification: HAaron

Biographical Sketch

Helen S. Aaron was the wife of Ely M. Aaron, a prominent Chicago lawyer who devoted much of his time to community service. Helen Aaron was also very active in Chicago community service until 1978 when she moved out of state after her husband's death in 1975. The organizations that she was involved in include: Near North Community Council (formerly called Lower North Community Council), Association of Community Councils, Citizens of Greater Chicago, American Jewish Committee, League of Women Voters of Chicago, Illinois, and the United States, Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Community Fund of Chicago, Woman's College Board, Association of Community Councils, Fair Employment Practice Committee/Commission, Chicago Hearing Society, and Metropolitan Civic Information Service (or Citizens Information Service of Metropolitan Chicago).


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Subjects:
Aaron, Helen S.--Archives.
Women civic leaders--Illinois--Chicago--Biography--Sources.
Midwest Women's History


Detailed Description/Box and Folder Listing

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