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Museum Authors

We have numerous books by museum curators and researchers. They've used the Research Center's holdings to write about museum exhibitions and other noteworthy moments in Chicago history.


Search for Museum Publications

Search for books published by the museum. Try both Chicago Historical Society and Chicago History Museum to get all publications.


Books Published by the Museum

The titles below are just some of the publications by museum curators and guest curators representing exhibitions held at the Museum. All titles are in the Research Center.

Go west : Chicago and American expansion (exhibition in 1999)
by Olivia Mahoney
Chicago, crossroads of America (exhibition opened in 2006, ongoing)
by Olivia Mahoney

Big picture : a new view of painting in Chicago (exhibition in 2007-2008)
by John Corbett and Jim Dempsey
Chic Chicago : couture treasures from the Chicago History Museum (exhibition in 2008-2009)
by Valerie Steele and Timothy Long

Bertha Honoré Palmer (exhibition in 2009-2010)
by Timothy Long

I do! : Chicago ties the knot (exhibition in 2010-2011)
by Timothy Long

Charles James : genius deconstructed (exhibition in 2011-2012)
by Timothy Long

Out in Chicago : LGBT history at the crossroads (exhibition in 2011-2012)
by Jill Austin and Jennifer Brier

Shalom Chicago (exhibition in 2012-2013)
by Olivia Mahoney


Chicago History Magazine

Published since 1945, the magazine is available in the Research Center, the Museum Store, and sent to members.


Chicago Historical Society Publications in Google Books

CHM president Gary T. Johnson discovered a number of Chicago Historical Society publications had been digitized by Google Books. Read all about it and see a list here.


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