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Platt R. Spencer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Spencer
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, copybooks, penmanship samples, cashbooks, newspaper clippings, poetry, essays, drawings, artifacts and miscellaneous personal items related to the life and career of Platt Rogers Spencer, penman, poet, and educator who created the Spencerian system of penmanship. The establishment of Spencerian schools of business was a highly successful endeavor in part because the entire family was involved in the business. In his later years, Spencer became involved in the...
Dates: 1827-1951; Majority of material found within 1850-1900

Pullman Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-Main
Abstract Records of this railroad sleeping-car operator and manufacturer. The Pullman Company (originally Pullman's Palace Car Company) revolutionized rail travel, dramatically increased employment opportunities for African Americans who served as porters on its cars, and had a significant impact on the American labor movement. Records for the entire firm are included until the mid-1920s division into operating and manufacturing companies; after that date, records mainly chronicle the activities of...
Dates: 1859-1982

Pullman Company records - Record Group 01: President's Office

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-01
Abstract

Papers of the Chief executive officer of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company, 1867-1899, and Pullman Company, 1900-1969. Includes records created in the offices of Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company presidents and vice presidents, together with personal papers. Forms part of the Pullman Company records.

Dates: 1867-1982

Pullman Company records - Record Group 02: Secretary and Treasurer's Offices

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-02
Abstract

Official records of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company, including the charter, by-laws, director’s minutes, annual reports, contracts and agreements, patents, and securities records, dating from the formation of the company until its dissolution. Also includes administrative files of the Secretary and the Treasurer. Forms part of the Pullman Company records.

Dates: 1862-1980; Majority of material found within 1867-1980

Pullman Company records - Record Group 03: Office of Finance and Accounts

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-03
Abstract

Office responsible for all corporate accounting. Includes general accounting, financial statements and balance sheets, taxation, ICC reporting, payroll, car operations accounts, Mexican accounts, and all transactions concerning the company’s property and materials. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1867-approximately 1980; Majority of material found within 1867-1970

Pullman Company records - Record Group 04: Law Department

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-04
Abstract

Department handling all Pullman Company legal matters. General Counsel’s administrative files, court case records, state workmen’s compensation records, passenger injury claims records, and state resident agent files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1878-1980; Majority of material found within 1888-1980

Pullman Company records - Record Group 05: Operating Department

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-05
Abstract

Records of the Operating Department, responsible for operation, service, maintenance, repair and engineering of cars and equipment; commissary; purchases and stores; Mexican operations; and corporate regions, districts and agencies. Includes administrative files of department managers, employee instruction books, Mexican operations records, descriptive lists of cars, car engineering, maintenance, and repair records. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1870-1971

Pullman Company records - Record Group 06: Employee and Labor Relations Department

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-06
Abstract Records of Pullman Company relations with its employees, their labor unions (including the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters), and federal mediating bodies; employment records, including service records, application files for conductors and some porters, registers listing employment and discharge data, time and absentee records for a few departments, appraisal and discipline files; employee insurance and pension records; and safety and medical records. Forms part of the Pullman Company...
Dates: 1875-1980; Majority of material found within 1918-1970

Pullman Company records - Record Group 07: Manufacturing Department

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-07
Abstract

Records of the Manufacturing Department, including Pullman’s Palace Car Company, Pullman Company, and Pullman Company Manufacturing Department construction, cost, delivery, and accounting records relating to railroad car manufacture. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1873-1964

Pullman Company records - Record Group 08: Passenger Traffic Department

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-08
Abstract

Materials related to the Passenger Traffic Department of the Pullman Company, including administrative files of the General Passenger Agent and the Passenger Traffic Manager, state regulatory commission records, and published rate books. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1871-1970

Pullman Company records - Record Group 09: Public Relations Department

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-09
Abstract

Records of the Public Relations Department, including administrative files of departmental executives, advertising brochures and art work, and historical reference files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1860-1968

Pullman Company records - Record Group 10: Subsidiary and Acquired Companies

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-10
Abstract

Records of competitor sleeping car companies acquired by Pullman, of subsidiary car firms established by Pullman to operate regionally, and of subsidiary and acquired car and equipment manufacturing companies. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.

Dates: 1865-1940; Majority of material found within 1865-1921

Pullman Company records - Record Group 11: Pullman Incorporated

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-11
Abstract

Parent company of the Pullman Company and the Pullman Car and Manufacturing Corporation. The operating arm of the firm, the Pullman Company, remained a corporate subsidiary of Pullman Inc. until 1947, following an anti - trust suit provoked ruling which required the holding company to divest itself of either its operating or manufacturing interests. Includes administrative files, annual reports, and cancelled stock certificates.

Dates: 1927-1949

Pullman Company records - Record Group 12: Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Case-Pullman-12
Abstract

Scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by various Pullman’s Palace car company and Pullman Company departments, dating primarily from two years prior to the company’s incorporation in 1867 through the 1927 creation of Pullman Inc. There are also several 1940’s Public Relations Dept. volumes. Forms part of the Pullman Company records.

Dates: 1865-1947

Pullman Company records - Record Group 13: Audiovisual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-13
Abstract

Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, films, filmstrips, and sound recordings, documenting Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company cars and car furnishings, officials and employees, properties, advertising, and employee recruitment and training. Forms part of the Pullman Company records.

Dates: 1872-1976

Pullman Company records - Record Group 14: Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-14
Abstract

Non-record items and objects produced by the Pullman's Palace Car Company and the Pullman Company as part of their business operations. Forms part of the Pullman Company records.

Dates: 1859-1969

Pullman Company records - Record Group 15: George Mortimer Pullman estate papers

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-15
Abstract

Estate papers of Pullman’s Palace Car Company founder and president George M. Pullman. Includes Pullman estate executors’ correspondence, financial, and probate records, dating primarily from 1897 to 1902, together with attendance books of the Pullman Free School of Manual Training, 1924-1932.

Dates: 1877-1932

R. Ford Bentley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Bentley
Abstract

Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.

Dates: approximately 1830-1990; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Ralph Korngold papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Korngold
Abstract

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.

Dates: 1867-1994; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1964

Ralph L. Graham Yalta Conference photographs and scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Graham
Abstract Material related to the activities of the United States Department of State during the months of January-March, 1945 with a particular focus on the Malta Conference, the Yalta Conference, the Inter-American Conference on Problems of War and Peace, and the travels of Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius in Northern Africa and Central America. The collection is composed of a State Department-created scrapbook with an assortment of photographs taken by the US Army Signal Corps and relevant...
Dates: 1940-1946

Raven Theatre Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven
Abstract

Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.

Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Raymond Franklin DaBoll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-DaBoll
Abstract

Correspondence, original art, printed works, biographical information by and about Chicago calligrapher and designer Raymond F. DaBoll; includes ephemera from other artists.

Dates: 1905-1982; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1982

Renie B. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-AdamsR
Abstract

Books, artwork, and poster showcasing the art of fiber and computer artist Renie Breskin Adams. Also includes an exhibition catalog and a collection focus catalog. Adams taught art at Northern Illinois University (where her husband David L. Wagner was also a professor) starting in 1977. Her art is on display at the Racine Art Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Dates: 2001-2004

Reynolds-McBride family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Reynolds-McBride
Abstract

Correspondence of the Reynolds family who emigrated from Ireland to Manchester, England in 1849, and their descendants who settled in the Chicago area. Collection contains significant material of one of these descendants, Anita McBride, who was an aspiring writer. Her materials include drafts of short stories, papers pertaining to an unpublished "as-told-to" memoir of retired police detective Ed Carmody called "Chicago Cop," and diaries spanning 1972 to 1999.

Dates: 1866-2000

Richard and Louise Hurckes Stereograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hurckes
Abstract

Collection of 33 stereograph images issued by various publishers, including images of animals, American scenes, staged domestic views and images of Hell. Includes wooden stereoscope.

Dates: approximately 1845-approximately 1895

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Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 16
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World War, 1914-1918 16
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 23
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 19
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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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