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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ellen Skerrett  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Ellen Skerrett on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Skerrett is a noted Chicago historian.

Biographical and Professional Information

Skerrett is an independent scholar specializing in the history of Irish Catholics in Chicago.

Published Works

  • Chicago City of Neighborhoods: Histories and Tours, Loyola Press, 1986 - written with Dominic A. Pacyga
  • The Irish in Chicago, University of Illinois Press , 1987 - written with Lawrence J. McCaffrey, Michael F. Funchion and Charles Fanning
  • Catholicism Chicago Style, Wild Onion Books , 1994 - written with Edward R. Kantowicz and Steven M. Avella

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicago, city of neighborhoods :
ISBN: 082940497X. OCLC Number:

Loyola University Press,. Chicago :. ©1986.

A guide to fifteen tours through Chicago neighborhoods emphasizing historic landmarks and pointing out institutions and buildings which had important roles in each neighborhoods growth.

The Irish in Chicago /
ISBN: 0252013972. OCLC Number:

University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. ©1987.

Examines the history, religion, politics, and literature of one of the city's most influential ethnic groups.

Catholicism, Chicago style /
ISBN: 0829407995. OCLC Number:

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