Chicago's Regenstein Library is home to a wealth of Chicago-focused maps, archives, records, and manuscripts. Sample collections include maps of Chicago before and after the Great Fire, jazz archives, municipal planning maps, the papers of Ida B. Wells, and Chicago zines.
Interested in chocolate production in Chicago or a historical overview of the city's transportation system? Also published are the Regenstein's Chicago- and Illinois- focused exhibits. Each is equipped with an extensive webpage hosting numerous digitized files.