Students and Faculty at Chapel in Old Main, 1921

The Collections

The F.M. Johnson Archives and Special Collections preserves and makes accessible archival and library collections of several different institutions and organizations.

Covenant Archives and Historical Library

Denominational records of the Evangelical Covenant Church, records of North Park University. The collections are made up of manuscript collections and published works related to these institutions.

Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago

The SAAGC is a manuscript and book collection documenting the Swedish-American experience in the greater Chicago area.

Jenny Lind Collection

Correspondence, realia, photographs, music scores and books related to 19th century opera legend, Jenny Lind, also known as the Swedish Nightingale.


The archives of library consortia LIBRAS, Inc. and PALI are deposited here.

Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS)

An association of scholars and others interested in the cultures of the Nordic countries, deposits its administrative records and copies of its publications, Scandinavian Studies and SASS News and Notes.