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"Chicago" souvenir viewbook

1892
 Collection
Accession: 2004-245

Abstract

World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Souvenir view book of Chicago, Illinois, including view of the World's Fair.

Dates

  • 1892

Creator

Extent

1 volume(s)

Physical Description

1 item (book, 12 ill. pp.) : b&w ; 6.25 x 9.75 in.

Historical Note

World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months.

World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. The architecture was a significant part of the event itself; the buildings included large exhibition halls and buildings representing many states.

Scope and Contents

Souvenir view book of Chicago, Illinois. Illustrations include buildings, parks, fountains, statues and monuments, and views of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

Title from cover.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
"Chicago" souvenir viewbook
Status:
Date:
2020
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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