The LPCRI partners with Special
Collections and Archives (SPCA) in the John T. Richardson Library (2350 N.
Kenmore, Room 314) to collect and preserve documents and artifacts on the
history of the Lincoln Park community. SPCA is open Monday through Friday, 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., for use by neighbors and outside researchers as well as by DePaul
students, faculty, and staff.
Contributions may include:
- Minutes, membership lists, and financial reports
of local organizations
and artifacts from significant businesses with a history in Lincoln Park
or photographic records of homes, neighborhoods, and significant events
of or plans for historic preservation or home restoration
neighborhood photographs that would enrich the historical record
For research questions or more information about donating
materials, please contact Jamie
Nelson at (773) 325-2167 or email SPCA. All donations must be reviewed prior to
acceptance and must be accompanied by a completed Deed
of Gift form.