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Chicago Government Information

A research guide for Chicago government information

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Anne Zald
Anne Zald
Subjects: Government Information; Regulatory Compliance; Gender & Sexuality Studies
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Key Resources

The Northwestern University Library has older, not recent, publications of the Chicago Public Schools. For more complete information, please visit/contact the Chicago Public Library's central library (Harold Washington Library), Municipal Reference Collection - the official depository for the Chicago governments documents. Also, for pre-1923 reports by the Chicago Government, try searching in Google Books. Most pre-1923 items are available for download as PDF.

Here are selected Chicago Board of Education (Chicago Public Schools) related items:

Annual Report, Chicago Board of Education
1859 - 1960s.
Call number: 379.773 C532a

Annual Budget, Chicago Board of Education
1960s - 1970s.
Call number: 379.773 C532a

Annual School Budget of the Board of Education, City of Chicago
Call number: 379.773 C532a

School Budget of the Board of Education, City of Chicago
1970s - 1980s.
Call number: 379.773 C532a

Annual Financial Report, Chicago Board of Education
1970s - 1980.
Call number: 379.773 C532af

Official report of the proceedings of the Board of Education of the city of Chicago
1968 - 1993. Most complete reports by the Board of Education. Here is an example (1906) from Google Books. (Go to Chicago Public Libraries for a more complete set)
Call number: 379.773 C532o 

Chicago Schools Journal
1918 - 1965.
Call number: L 379.77 C532

Also, make sure to check this list of Chicago Board of Education digital documents, including annual reports of various years, available via Internet Archive.