September 28, 2021

CCC and DePaul University Host My Block, My Hood My City Explorers Program

Chicago Collections Consortium and DePaul University were proud to host members of My Block My Hood My City Explorers Program on September 28, 2021. My Block My Hood My City Explorers Programs brings high school students on experiences across the city fostering an awareness of opportunities beyond t… Read More >

September 9, 2021

Illinois Humanities Grant

Chicago Collections Consortium was proud to be awarded a 2021 Covid-19 Emergency Relief and Recovery Grant from Illinois Humanities, as a Humanities Project Fund Recipient, for $5,000. We were one of only 44 recipients of the Humanities Project Grant, and one of 254 total awardees. Ours was on… Read More >

June 9, 2021

CCC at Conferences

CCC is excited to present about its history, mission, and collaborative spirit at a number library and history conferences this spring and summer. These events include the Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, the American Library Association Annual Conference, Midwest… Read More >

October 20, 2020

The 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott

Chicago Collections' latest digital exhibit, reveals one of the preeminent Civil Rights events to occur in the northern states. Learn how the 1963 segregationist policies of Chicago Public Schools promoted protests and demonstrations inspiring other cities to evoke similar movements.   Read More >

August 20, 2020

Chicago Collections awarded 2020 CityArts Grant

The Chicago Collections Consortium is thrilled to announce that we were awarded a 2020 CityArts Program Grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs for the City of Chicago to help support our operations and project work – even more important in this time of change and instability. Read More >

October 23, 2019

Release of "Wild in the City: Chicagoland's Urban Ecology"

Chicago Collections Consortium’s digital exhibit, "Wild in the City: Chicagoland’s Urban Ecology", explores the intersection of urban and natural environments in the Chicago region from the 1850s onward. Archival collections featured include the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature M… Read More >