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Arts Club records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Arts Club
Abstract Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial files.
Dates: 1892-2004

Carter H. Harrison IV papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harrison
Abstract Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison IV (1860-1953), and his family, particularly his wife, Edith Ogden Harrison, and his father, Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison III (1825-1893). The collection also includes a number of letters, autographs, and miscellaneous other documents from famous people that were not originally directed to Harrison or his family, but which Harrison kept as collectibles.
Dates: 1637-1953; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1950

Charles L. Hutchinson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hutchinson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and miscellany related to Charles L. Hutchinson, Chicago financier, trustee, and philanthropist, particularly regarding Hutchinson’s relationship with the Art Institute of Chicago. Correspondence is solely incoming, mostly to Hutchinson, but also to Mrs. Hutchinson and a few others. Group of writings consists of speeches and diary notebooks. The several scrapbooks hold numerous receipts of art purchases, articles, clippings, a few letters and notes. The...
Dates: 1868-1934

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Cloyd Head papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Head
Abstract Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.
Dates: 1895-1968

Frank H. Woods, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-F
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980

Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dilworth
Abstract The personal documents, poetry manuscripts, and poetry composition journals of pianist and poet Hiram Powers Dilworth. Dilworth graduated from both Antioch College and the Cincinnati College of Music in Ohio. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a guard at the Art Institute and continued concert performances. Personal material includes newspaper clippings about Dilworth and copyright certificates for his published work. His manuscripts and composition journals contain handwritten drafts of...
Dates: 1908-1974

Horace Sweeney Oakley Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Oakley
Abstract Correspondence and papers of lawyer and civic leader Horace S. Oakley. Also photographs, memorabilia, writings, and materials relating to his work with The Orchestral Association in Chicago, the American Red Cross Commission to Macedonia, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
Dates: 1881-1929

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

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Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education 1
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Christensen, Grace 1
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