Helen Aaron papers
MSHAar78

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

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Aaron, Helen S., d. 2006
Title
Helen Aaron papers
ID
MSHAar78
Date [inclusive]
1912-1978
Extent
43.25 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
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). 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.

Preferred Citation

Helen Aaron papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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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).

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives June 2006

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

Revision Description

  07/15/2010

Restrictions on Access

None

Restrictions on Use

None

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Aaron, Helen S., d. 2006 -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Midwest Women's History.
  • Women civic leaders -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.

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Collection Inventory

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