Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago Records

Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago - Special Collections and University Archives
Richard J. Daley Library
801 S. Morgan St., Room 3-330
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-996-2742
Date: 1925-1975
Extent: 5 Linear Feet
Finding Aid

Biographical/Historical Note:
The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago was an organization of professional educators and social welfare agencies which promoted and coordinated continuing education programs in the Chicago metropolitan area. It was established in 1924 and incorporated on August 18, 1925 as the Chicago Forum Council. In 1929, it merged with the Chicago Adult Education Conference to become the Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago. The organization closed on November 21, 1975 due to lack of funds.

Scope and Content Note:
The collection contains annual reports, brochures, constitution and by-laws, correspondence, auditors' examination of records, minutes, programs from musical events, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and published materials. The records document the history of the Adult Education Council from 1928 to 1975.

Related Material: None