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Identifier: New
This topic covers the history of the Newberry Library itself, its founders, its promoters and philanthropists, and the operations of the library.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Shorey letters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-149

Fourteen letters and drafts of letters between Paul Shorey, Professor of Greek at the University of Chicago, and various members of the German academic world, relating to the outbreak of the First World War, 1914-1915. Also, one printed German poem “An England”. Letters have attached explanatory notes written by Fritz Caspari, once a Newberry staff member.

Dates: 1914-1915

Probasco, Henry. List of trees and shrubs bought of Mr. Ernst for the grounds of H. Probasco

Identifier: Midwest-MS-013

List of trees and shrubs bought of Mr. Ernest for the grounds of Henry Probasco, received at Clifton in April 1859. Includes cost information for plants.

Dates: April 1859

Robert Karrow Research Papers

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Karrow

Primarily of photocopies of printed and archival material relating to the U. S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1869-1884), its director, George M. Wheeler, other staff of the survey, and to the use of the electric telegraph for longitude determination in the 19th century. Also seminar papers and notes, 1986-1988.

Dates: 1980-1990

Seeing Indian in Chicago Exhibition records

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Seeing Indian

Photographs from the Seeing Indian in Chicago American Indian photography exhibit, July 22-September 21, 1985, Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery, The Newberry Library. Also exhibition labels.

Dates: 1958-1985

W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole research papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williamson

Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.

Dates: 1865-1959