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Anne Siewers Coyne papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Coyne
Abstract Papers (correspondence, photographs, poems, clippings, programs, and other materials) of Anne Siewers Coyne, who began working at 14 at Ralph G. Newman's Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. There she met, became friends with, and corresponded with Nelson Algren. In 1957 and 1958 she initiated Loyola University Chicago's David B. Steinman Visiting Poets series, corresponding with poets such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Marianne Moore, and Dame Edith Sitwell. The papers also include materials related to her...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Fanny Butcher papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.

Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

Jerry Nedwick papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nedwick
Abstract Jerrold (Jerry) Nedwick (1895?-1966) was a Chicago native who owned and operated Nedwick’s Book Store for over forty years. He married Rhoda Katz in 1925 and wrote to her almost daily during her two extended stays at sanatoriums, one in Winfield, Illinois, the other in Denver, Colorado. Both Jerry and Rhoda were originally from Illinois and active in the Chicago Jewish and literary communities. This collection is mostly his letters to her about his life while she was away, and contains no...
Dates: 1918-1928; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1928

John Blew collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract

Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.

Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870-1999

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Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 2
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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 1
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Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 1