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John B. Goetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Goetz
Abstract

Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.

Dates: 1961-1992

John Bearss Newcomb papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newcomb
Abstract

Correspondence and personal material of John Bearss (also spelled Bearse) Newcomb, Elgin, Illinois schoolmaster and businessman. Also extensive genealogical records of the Newcomb Family, daybooks and miscellaneous legal and business items. Historical items relating to the town of Elgin, Illinois in the 19th century and some Civil War records.

Dates: 1737-1896; Majority of material found within 1837-1896

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

John Doctoroff papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.

Dates: 1924-1967

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

John Fischetti papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischetti
Abstract Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the...
Dates: 1942-1995

John I. Monroe collection of exposition postcards

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Identifier: Modern-MS-Monroe Exposition
Abstract

This collection includes over 9,800 postcards and related ephemera documenting International Expositions and World's Fairs beginning in the late 19th and continuing throughout the 20th century. Both American and European expositions are well represented in addition to smaller trade shows and local fairs.

Dates: 1876-1986

John I. Monroe collection of sports postcards

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Identifier: Modern-MS-Monroe Sports
Abstract

Postcard collection assembled by John I. Monroe of sports-related cards. Includes postcards on auto racing, baseball, billiards, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, fishing, football, hiking, horse racing, roller skating, soccer, swimming, track and field, winter sports, and others.

Dates: approximately 1902-approximately 1931

John Lardner Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LardnerJ
Abstract

Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.

Dates: approximately 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

John M. Wing Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-JMWing
Abstract

Correspondence, book invoices, books and lists, and some compiled scrapbooks by Chicago book collector John M. Wing.

Dates: 1867-1916

John Petri papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Petri
Abstract

Choreographic notes, clippings, photographs, programs, and other materials documenting the career of ballet and Hungarian dancer John Petri (1892-1963).

Dates: 1916-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1963

John T. McCutcheon papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCutcheon
Abstract

Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.

Dates: 1834-1996; Majority of material found within 1889-1950

John White Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-White
Abstract

The John White Papers contain materials related to White's research on American Indian culture, customs, and history as well as linguistic research on native languages. The papers include correspondence, authored works, language samples/specimens, and storytelling materials. The papers primarily focus on the culture, customs, history, and languages of the Illiniwek tribes.

Dates: 1736-2000; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1997

John Willy papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willy
Abstract

Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.

Dates: 1871-1984

Joseph Giganti papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Giganti
Abstract

Papers and photographs pertaining to Chicagoan Joe Giganti, a labor defense activist who served as the Chairman of the Board of the Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company. The collection includes 1930s periodicals, documents, and ephemera of Communist and Socialist groups in Chicago, New York, Italy, and elsewhere. Also included are Giganti's University papers, a file on Giorgio del Vecchio, an audio recording of Giganti, and a photograph album, which features Joe's wife, Rose.

Dates: 1917-1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950

Joseph Hanc N.A.M.E. Gallery records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hanc
Abstract

Non-profit Chicago artists' organization and gallery, founded in 1973, that encouraged the exploration of contemporary issues through exhibitions, performance, and educational activities. Materials collected by N.A.M.E. Gallery member Joseph Hanc, records document programming, staff, fundraising, development, and committee work of the gallery.

Dates: 1976-1997; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1996

Joseph Imbrogno dance collection

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Imbrogno
Abstract

Dance moving image and sound recordings collected by Joseph Imbrogno. Collection originally included dance books that have been weeded.

Dates: approximately 1960s-1990s

Joseph Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract

Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.

Dates: 1842-1939

Juanita Nicholson papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Nicholson
Abstract

Juanita Nicholson is a dance teacher and former volunteer at the Newberry in Chicago. Papers, which are mainly concerned with the Cecchetti Council of America and the Cecchetti method of teaching ballet, include instruction booklets, syllabi for dance classes and teacher examinations, some miscellaneous class notes, two volumes of piano music, a cassette tape, and phonograph records of Cecchetti Grades One through Five.

Dates: 1952-1983

Judith and Bruce Sagan Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Sagan
Abstract Material relating to the business career of Judith Sagan who founded the Harper Theater Dance Festival with her husband Bruce Sagan in 1965. This organization became the Harper Dance Foundation in 1970. A large portion of the collection concerns the Illinois Arts Council which supported the Sagans’ festival activities and on whose board both later served. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, contracts, grant applications, programs, notes and other miscellaneous items concerning both...
Dates: 1965-1986

Julia W. Doane Memorabilia

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doane
Abstract

An autograph album from 1876 and a scrapbook from 1911 compiled by Julia Doane, a Chicagoan with connections to the theatrical and musical communities. Both items feature actors and other theatrical figures of the late 19th century.

Dates: 1876-1911

Kate Friedman papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Friedman
Abstract

Design work records of Kate Friedman, primarily from her business Kate Friedman Design.

Dates: 1978-2012

Kay Ashton-Stevens papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-StevensK
Abstract

Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.

Dates: 1905-1978

Keith Preston papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Preston
Abstract

Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.

Dates: 1915-1942

Kenneth Sawyer Goodman papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman
Abstract

Works and personal materials of Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, including manuscript, typescript, and published plays, poems, and short stories, correspondence, drawings, diaries, and programs from theatrical productions, photographs, and mementoes, including wood printing blocks, military items, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1883-1971; Majority of material found within 1900-1917

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Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 16
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World War, 1914-1918 16
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 9
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Dancers -- Portraits 9
Diaries -- 1901-1950 9
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Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 9
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Europe -- Description and travel 8
Lawyers -- Illinois -- Chicago 8
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 8
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Railroads -- Illinois 8
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Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 7
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Photographs -- 2001-2050 6
Programs -- 1951-2000 6
Research notes 6
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Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 6
Women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 6
Authors, American 5
Ballet dancers 5
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 5
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 23
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 19
Pullman Company 19
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 12
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 11
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Newberry Library 9
Art Institute of Chicago 8
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 8
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 7
Chicago Sun-Times 7
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 7
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971 7
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Charles H. Kerr Company 6
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 6
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 6
Industrial Workers of the World 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 6
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 6
Ade, George, 1866-1944 5
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 5
Chicago Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 5
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Long, Larry, 1936-2009 5
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 5
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 5
University of Chicago 5
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
Barzel, Ann 4
Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 4
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 4
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 4
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 4
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 4
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 4
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 4
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 4
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925 4
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 4
Lipinski, Dolores 4
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 4
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 4
Rand McNally and Company 4
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
Rosemont, Franklin 4
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 4
Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931 4
Tallchief, Maria 4
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008 4
American Ballet Theatre 3
American Indian Center of Chicago 3
American National Red Cross 3
American Red Cross 3
Anderson, Margaret C. 3
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 3
Balanchine, George 3
Bobbs-Merrill Company 3
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 3
Borroff, Edith, 1925-2019 3
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 3
Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949 3
Caxton Club 3
Chicago Historical Society 3
Chicago Opera Ballet 3
City News Bureau of Chicago 3
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 3
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 3
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 3
DaBoll, Raymond F. 3
Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951 3
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 3
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) 3
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 3
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 3
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945 3
Field Museum of Natural History 3
Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898 3
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 3
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972 3
Geronimo, 1829-1909 3
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