Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field Archives

Mission Statement

1935 World Series vs Detroit TigersThe Archives of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field (the “Archives”) collects, protects and shares the history of the team which has played continuously in one city longer than any other team in U.S. professional sports, along with the iconic, second oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball, the only surviving Federal League ballpark still in use.

The Archives encourages an understanding of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field history and the role each played in Chicago and American history and culture by:

  • Acquiring and preserving a vast and comprehensive collection of artifacts, photographs, records and materials to document the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field;
  • Celebrating, promoting and sharing this history as a resource to the organization’s Associates, fans and potential admirers worldwide;
  • Supporting collective stories to encapsulate and detail this history.

We seek to:

  •  Support the Chicago Cubs’ organizational mission.
  • Strengthen commitment to Chicago Cubs’ organizational values and goals.
  • Lead Major League Baseball in the stewardship of team and ballpark history.
  • Educate fans on the history of the Cubs and Wrigley Field.
  • Serve as a corporate leader in the preservation and use of organizational heritage resources.