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Elaine Madlener papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Madlener
Abstract Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.
Dates: 1916-1966; Majority of material found within 1944-1965

Ellen Goldsmith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goldsmith
Abstract Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of...
Dates: 1933-2007

Frank H. Woods, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-F
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

Thomas Conolly Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conolly
Abstract Material collected by Thomas Conolly, decorative plasterer and handyman for fifty-two years at the Auditorium Building in Chicago, which consists mainly of autographs and autographed historical letters. Also, bookplates, clippings, miscellaneous memorabilia, a few items relating to the Chicago Civic Opera Company and the Auditorium Theater, several photographs and pictures, and a group of personal letters to Conolly.
Dates: 1800-1944

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Photographs -- 1901-1950 5
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Signatures (names) -- 1951-2000 2
Actors and actresses -- Portraits 1
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Art museums -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Portraits 1
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Authors, English -- 20th century 1
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Autograph albums 1
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Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Europe -- Description and travel 1
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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- Photographs 1
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Poems -- 1901-1950 1
Poems -- 1951-2000 1
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Politicians -- Portraits 1
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Programs -- 1951-2000 1
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Travel literature -- 1901-1950 1
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 2
Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation 1
Alonso, Alicia, 1920-2019 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) 1
Barrett, Roger 1
Beatty, Harry W. 1
Berliner Philharmoniker 1
Bernstein, Leonard 1
Bikel, Theodore 1
Bruscantini, Sesto 1
Campanini, Cleofonte 1
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Opera Ballet 1
Christoff, Boris 1
Clark, Robert R. 1
Conolly, Laura Houghton 1
Conolly, Thomas 1
Cook, Frederick Albert 1
Danilova, Alexandra 1
Dettmer, Roger 1
Dufau, Jenny 1
Eglevsky, André 1
Elston, Daniel 1
Fernandez, Royes 1
Franklin, Frederic 1
Gobbi, Tito 1
Goldsmith, Ellen 1
Grant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Grant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.). Women's Auxiliary 1
Harte, Bret 1
Holden, Stanley 1
Howton, Arthur 1
Johnson, Herbert M. 1
Karajan, Herbert von 1
Kaye, Danny 1
Kaye, Nora 1
Kitt, Eartha 1
Kraus, Alfredo 1
Kriza, John 1
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon) 1
Liberace 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Lindley, Lucia Woods 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra 1
Lyric Opera of Chicago 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts 1
Madlener, Elaine 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Marceau, Marcel 1
Marlowe, Julia 1
Marsh family 1
Marsh, Bertha S. 1
Marsh, Marshall S. 1
Mitgang, Herbert 1
Morgan, Charles 1
New York City Ballet 1
Nilsson, Birgit 1
Page, Ruth 1
Price, Leontyne 1
Roberts family 1
Roberts, George R. 1
Roberts, Katherine Marsh 1
Robinson, Edward G. 1
Ross, Charles 1
Royal Ballet 1
Sahara Coal Company 1
Sandburg, Carl 1
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh) 1
Teatro alla Scala 1
Tebaldi, Renata 1
Terry, Ellen, Dame 1
Uppman, Theodor 1
Vickers, Jon 1
Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 1
Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation 1
Wood family 1
Woods Charitable Fund 1
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1868-1952 1
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980 1
Woods, Henry C. 1
Woods, Nelle Cochrane 1
Youskevitch, Igor 1
Zanasi, Mario 1
Zelzer, Harry 1
Zoritch, George 1
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