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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ulrich Danckers; Jane Meredith; John F Swenson; Helen Hornbeck Tanner
|Description:||430 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 23 x 29 cm.|
Maps that lead to Chicago --
Essay: "Chicago: meaning of the name and location of pre-1800 European settlements" / by John F. Swenson ; adapted from "Chicagoua/Chicago: the origin, meaning, and etymology of a place name" ; Illinois historic journal 84, winter 1991 --
Essay: "Tribal mixtures in Chicago area Indian villages" / by Helen H. Tanner ; published in Indians of the Chicago area, 1990 --
Essay: "French Chicago during the 18th century" / by Ulrich Danckers ; published in Baybury review, 1997 --
Essay: "Jean Baptiste Point de Sable" / by John F. Swenson ; incorporating the results of recent historical research about this remarkable man --
Essay: "Peoria: its early history re-examined" / by John F. Swenson --
Narrative: "A trip to Chicago in 1836": an excerpt from the Memoirs of Gustave Koerner 1809-1896 --
Guide to historical monuments: an updated listing of monuments, markers, and relevant to people and happenings within Cook County through 1835.
|Other Titles:||Early history of Chicago
|Responsibility:||by Ulrich Danckers & Jane Meredith ; John F. Swenson, contributing editor, with a contribution from Helen H. Tanner.|