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Ruth Pryor memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Pryor
Abstract

Scrapbook of Ballet dancer Ruth Pryor, born in Chicago in 1906, who began her career in vaudeville as half of the team of "Gardel and Pryor." By 1929 she had become the premier danseuse of the Chicago Civic Opera, and appeared as the first American ballerina to be the Swan Queen in a special production of Swan Lake. The scrapbook includes many newspaper clippings, and a few articles and programs.

Dates: 1923-1964

Sam Lesner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lesner
Abstract

Clippings, photographs, some correspondence, and a few pieces of Chicago Daily News memorabilia from long-time reporter and reviewer Sam Lesner.

Dates: 1941-1990

Samuel Eddy Barrett-Barrett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-076
Abstract

Letters written by Samuel Eddy Barrett to his wife Alice Barrett while travelling throughout the Far East; one letter addressed to Zechariah Eddy from Barrett's father Samuel Barrett regarding the death of Eddy's brother; letters to Barrett's daughter Adela Barrett pertaining to an inheritance and property.

Dates: 1829-1948

Scharmel Iris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-137
Abstract

Small collection of material relating to minor Chicago poet. Iris proved to be a plagiarist and forger who engaged in a life-long campaign not only to have his verse published but also to be regarded as a colleague of more successful writers and poets. Consists of correspondence, poetry, and miscellaneous items such as clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1911-1964

Scribner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Scribner
Abstract

Approximately 300 pages of genealogical research notes from the early 1900s pertaining to the Scribner, Freeman, and Heckle families, extending back to the 17th century. Materials possibly collected by American penman William Marshall Scribner. Also includes twenty-seven photographs mostly of Scribner family members and their homesteads in Maine and New Hampshire from 1864-1900.

Dates: 1807-1947; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Shakespeare
Abstract

Chicago area theater company focused on works by Shakespeare and other classic dramatists. Production notes, scripts, promotional materials, and other documents related to performances.

Dates: 2008-2017

Shawn Pfautsch Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pfautsch
Abstract

Drafts of the play "Season on the Line" by Chicago-based actor, writer, and musician Shawn Pfautsch. The play was first performed at the House Theatre of Chicago in September and October, 2014. Also includes outline cards for the play and the sheet music to "Jolly Is the Gale."

Dates: 2012-2014

Sheila Malkind photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Malkind
Abstract

Malkind, a Chicago photojournalist, worked for the Ruth Page Foundation from 1981 to 1992. Her photographs primarily feature cultural life in Chicago, dance and performing arts events, as well as her personal life. The collection also includes clippings, correspondence, publicity materials, written work by Malkind and Ruth Page, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1960-2003; Majority of material found within 1985-1993

Sherwood Anderson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Anderson
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, audiovisual material, royalty statements, personal financial records, artifacts, miscellaneous ephemera, autographed works, and literary manuscripts (many unpublished; also fragments, notes, and tentative sketches for short stories) of Chicago Literary Renaissance novelist and poet best known for his 1919 novel, Winesburg, Ohio.

Dates: 1872-1992

Sherwood Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross
Abstract

Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.

Dates: 1956-2014

Sister Romana Hertel Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hertel
Abstract

Sister Romana Hertel, born Gertrude Hertel, entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1933, working as a music instructor in various Catholic schools. She earned her doctorate in musicology and became head of the music department at Cardinal Stritch University.

Dates: 1951-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Slim Brundage papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brundage
Abstract

Writings and correspondence of Slim Brundage, founder of the College of Complexes, which operated on and off out of several locations on Chicago’s Near North Side during the 1950's-1960's as a forum where speakers and the audience debated controversial topics and read poetry. The collection also includes a variety of documents relating to the College of Complexes itself, such as correspondence, press releases, speaker solicitations, and poetry written by the College’s “students.”

Dates: 1955-1997; Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Solomon Lewis Switzer papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Switzer
Abstract

Chicago-area poet and children’s book author. Documents concerning A Trolley Ride Through Story Land (1915); manuscripts of poems by Switzer.

Dates: 1911-1929

Spencer Napoleonica collection

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Identifier: Modern-MS-Spencer
Abstract

A collection of materials, chiefly autographs, relating to the Napoleonic Era. Military orders, political and personal correspondence, legal documents, receipts, portraits, and images are included.

Dates: 1756-1975

Standard Club records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Standard-Club
Abstract

The Standard Club was founded in 1869 as a social club for Jewish business and community leaders in Chicago. The Standard Club records include printed reports, minutes, committee records, member records, event invitations and announcements, administrative files, photographs and scrapbooks.

Dates: approximately 1900-2019

Stanton, Schilling, and Parsons family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SSP
Abstract

Family history of the three main branches of a large Chicago based family. Includes over eight generations of correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and diaries, following family members across the United States, Europe, and the Philippines. Material relates to the biographical information of many family members, including their careers, family life, and hobbies.

Dates: 1733-2015; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1980

Steele-Winters Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Steele-Winters
Abstract

Correspondence, estate papers, family records, farm related accounts, diaries, cards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, oral histories, and photographs of the Steele and Winters families. Both families were early homesteaders and farmers in rural northwestern Illinois, settling in and around Bureau, Sangamon, and Winnebago Counties in Illinois in the early 1800s. Their extended families continue to live and farm in these areas to the present day.

Dates: 1860-2009; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1970

Stella Skiff Jannotta scrapbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Jannotta
Abstract Three disbound scrapbooks compiled by Stella Skiff Jannotta for her youngest son, Joseph Edwin Jannotta, in the early 1930s. Titled, “The Evolution of a Man: Joseph Edwin Jannotta, His Story in Pictures,” the volumes contain a variety of materials including photographs, correspondence, clippings, programs, and family histories along with Stella Jannotta’s extensive handwritten annotations. Also includes separated materials related to the family and the founding of Jewel Tea Company by the...
Dates: 1801-1996; Majority of material found within 1850-1930

Stone-Camryn School of Ballet records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Stone-Camryn
Abstract

Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.

Dates: 1865-1988; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1988

Stone & Kimball records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Stn
Abstract Papers of late 19th-early 20th century Chicago book publisher Stone & Kimball, consisting of original manuscripts and correspondence (primarily that of Herbert S. Stone) and authors George Ade, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, and Eugene Field, among others. Correspondence is supplanted with photographs, original manuscripts, plays, writings, art posters, drawings, prints, newspaper clippings, contracts, agreements, receipts, and artifacts. The bulk of the collection includes material...
Dates: 1883-1971

Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Storrs
Abstract Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Chabrol family, including correspondence between family members present during the Franco-Prussian War and the colonization of Algeria. Additionally, collection includes genealogical information about...
Dates: 1850-2002; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945

Students for a Democratic Society and 1968 Democratic Convention publications collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SDS
Abstract

Compiled by Chicago-based Franklin Rosemont and donated by his wife, Penelope Rosemont, this collection consists of pamphlets, wall posters, and periodicals focusing on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the 1968 Democratic convention.

Dates: 1967-1988; Majority of material found within 1968

Sydney Justin Harris papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings, readers' letters, and personal materials of Chicago columnist Sydney Justin Harris.

Dates: 1933-1987; Majority of material found within 1975-1985

Taylor Poore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Poore
Abstract

Original art work, correspondence, and printed pieces by designer, art director, and Carl Street Studio resident, Taylor Poore. Collection includes some family photographs and genealogical information, hand-painted alphabet cards, printed family holiday cards, recipes, and designs for corporations.

Dates: 1904-1994

Teich family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Teich Family
Abstract

Teich family papers include photographs, letters, travel and personal documents, and information about the Teich ancestral town, Lobenstein, Germany. A large portion of this collection is family photographs.

Dates: 1823-1994; Majority of material found within 1877 - 1970

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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
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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