Jane Addams Memorial Collection
Jane Addams Memorial Collection consists of more than one hundred distinct manuscript collections documenting the history of Hull-House, Chicago's first settlement house and its founder, Jane Addams. It contains the records of Hull-House itself, the records of organizations that grew out of Hull-House initiatives and the personal papers of residents, associates and neighbors of Hull-House.
Using this site:
Click on List of Collections to get a list of
the collections within the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. When available,
follow the link to the finding aid for the collection.
Click on Annotated List of Collections to read short
descriptions of each of the collections. When available, a link to the online
finding aid is provided.
What is a finding aid?
finding aid is a description of an archival collection. It provides information
regarding the size of the collection, the date range of the materials, the
historical context as well as a detailed description of the materials in the
here for an annotated listing of the finding aids
here for an index listing of the finding aids
Addams (JAMC Neg 29)
House (JAMC Neg 557)
at Hull House- painting (JAMC Neg 2047)
to Special Collections Manuscripts