There have been several books written about the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac:
"There Will Always Be A Mackinac Race." 1925, covering Mackinac Races from 1898 through 1924.
"The Permanent Trophies of the Chicago Yacht Club, 1962," Published by Chicago Yacht Club.
"Tales of the Chicago Mackinac Race," 1998, published by the Island Goats Sailing Society. Available for purchase at the Chicago Yacht Club.
"100th Race to Mackinac Program/Summer Blinker," published by Chicago Yacht Club 2008
The Chicago Historical Society maintains an archive of historical records available for review at their offices.