The Roosevelt University Archives is proud to announce that the papers of former faculty member Christopher Reed are processed and the finding aid can now be accessed via our online catalog at https://roosevelt.cuadra.com/starweb1/l.skca-catalog/servlet.starweb1?path=l.skca-catalog/skcacatalog.web
Reed is an author and historian who specializes in the history of African-Americans in Chicago. From 1987 to 2009, he served as a professor at Roosevelt University. Aside from his academic pursuits, Dr. Reed serves on the Commission on Chicago Landmarks and various community organizations on the city’s West Side. The Christopher Reed papers span from 1830 to 2010. The papers include research files for his publications on black Chicago history, material from his tenure as a professor at Roosevelt University, and files on his professional involvements outside of academia.