Covenant Archives and Historical Library
The Covenant Archives and Historical Library is the official repository of the Evangelical Covenant Church, a multiethnic denomination founded in 1885 by Swedish immigrants. The collection includes administrative records, personal papers, publications, photographs, and more documenting the activities, theology, and people of the denomination.
North Park University Archives
The North Park University Archives, officially part of the Covenant Archives and Historical Library, documents the school’s growth and identity since its establishment in 1891 through administrative records, personal papers, publications, photographs, and more.
Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago
The Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago collects and makes available the rich documentary record of the Swedish-American experience in Chicago, particularly the period 1900 to 1985.
Other Archival Collections
In addition to the major collections listed above, the F.M. Johnson Archives and Special Collections also hold the following smaller archival collections.
The Jenny Lind Collection contains correspondence, artifacts, photographs, music scores, and books related to nineteenth century opera legend, Jenny Lind (1820-1887), also known as the Swedish Nightingale.
The LIBRAS Archives contains administrative records of LIBRAS, a consortium of 17 private college and university libraries located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The PALI Archives contains administrative records of the library consortium Private Academic Libraries of Illinois (PALI).
The SASS Archives contains administrative records and publications of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study (SASS), an association of scholars and others interested in the cultures of the Nordic countries.