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Alice Gerstenberg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gerstenberg
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.
Dates: 1903-1971

Ben Hecht papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).
Dates: 1879-1983

Henry Kitchell Webster Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Webster
Abstract Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical...
Dates: 1880-1932; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1932

Jack Conroy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conroy
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.
Dates: 1864-1991

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Drury-Neville
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.
Dates: 1860-1970

Mark Turbyfill Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.
Dates: 1911-1985

Mike Royko papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Mitchell Dawson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Robert A. Signer - Ben Hecht research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Signer
Abstract Materials collected by Robert A. Signer during research for an unfinished biography on Ben Hecht during the 1980s. Includes many reproductions of book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles, and legal documents. Also contains manuscript drafts of Signer’s biography, correspondence, transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews by Signer.
Dates: 1970s-2006; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1996

Robert J. Casey papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Casey
Abstract Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Dates: 1894-1964

Selma Walden Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-WaldenS
Abstract Correspondence, writing, photographs, and mementos of a Chicago working woman and poet, Selma Walden. Also writings by family members, including extensive biographical writings by and about those family members.
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1951

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