F.M. Johnson Archives and Special Collections

Collections

Major Collections

Covenant Archives and Historical Library

The Covenant Archives and Historical Library is the official repository of the Evangelical Covenant Church, a multiethnic denomination in the United States and Canada founded in 1885 by Swedish immigrants. The collection includes administrative records, personal papers, publications, photographs, and more document 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.

Smaller Collections

Jenny Lind Collection

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.

LIBRAS Archives

The LIBRAS Archives contains administrative records of LIBRAS, a consortium of 17 private college and university libraries located in the Chicago metropolitan area.

PALI Archives

The PALI Archives contains administrative records of the library consortium Private Academic Libraries of Illinois (PALI).

SASS

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.