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Frederic Grant Gleason papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Stephen A. Douglas Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-208
Abstract Two autographed letters and one 1913 program. The material includes two items of correspondence from Stephen A. Douglas. The first is a letter from Douglas dated 10 July 1856. Although the writing is somewhat illegible, the dealer description notes that the autographed letter is addressed to P.G. Warrington(?) as a letter of introduction for F.Y. Wellose(?). The second letter is from Douglas to Ninan W. Edwards in Genesee, Illinois, dated 11 August 1859. Also included is a program for the...
Dates: 1856-1913