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Ade, George, 1866-1944 : George Ade Papers, 1865-1971

Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Extent: 7.2 linear feet - (12 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Journalism, Literature
Call Number: Midwest MS Ade
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The George Ade Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).