Richard J. Daley speaking before the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry

Richard J. Daley speaking before the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry, ca. 1959. Photo: Pics Photographers. RJD_04_01_0013_0003_020.

UIC Special Collections and University Archives has more than 50 manuscript collections that pertain to Chicago’s political history, for which the Richard J. Daley Collection forms the cornerstone. Some of these collections deal with the years Richard J. Daley was mayor of Chicago while some deal with later or earlier years.

Check out our list of archival finding aids to see what we have or Ask a Librarian to set up an appointment.