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Related Collections at UIC Special Collections and University Archives
Bush, Earl Papers
Earl Bush was Richard J. Daley's speechwriter for most of the mayor's tenure.
Curry, Richard L. Papers
Curry served as corporation counsel under Mayor Richard J. Daley.
Daley, Richard J. Oral History Collection
PDF Transcripts of interviews from people who knew and worked with Mayor Richard J. Daley.
Daley, Richard J. Ephemera Collection
Contains speeches, photographs, documents and other materials donated from third parties. These are not the official papers of Richard J. Daley.
Daley, Richard M. Ephemera Collection
Contains materials donated by third parties that pertain to Richard M. Daley, who was Richard J. Daley's eldest son and who served as Chicago's mayor from 1989 to 2011. These are not the official papers of Richard M. Daley.
For Chicago records
Records from Mayor Richard J. Daley's reelection campaign in 1975.
László Kondor Photograph Collection
Kondor was Mayor Richard J. Daley's official photographer from 1972 to 1976.
Smith, Matt (Richard M. Daley), papers
Papers of Matt Smith, who worked in Mayor Richard M. Daley's press office.
UIC's online resources about the Daley Family
Political collections at UIC
Daley family project archivist