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Agnes Lee-Edgar Lee Masters Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lee
Abstract 35 letters from Edgar Lee Masters to Agnes Lee (Mrs. Otto Freer), one typed poem and one galley sheet.
Dates: 1919-1933

Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-162
Abstract Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
Dates: 1944-1946

Ann Barzel papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Dates: 1912-2005

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 other...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ficke
Abstract Mostly correspondence to poet Arthur D. Ficke from Newberry Library trustee and lifelong friend Chalkley J. Hambleton, plus several letters written by Hambleton. Also, a few works of Ficke's and pieces of memorabilia, an obituary clipping, a photograph of Ficke and photos of two portraits of Ficke by Bror J.O. Nordfeldt.
Dates: 1904-1945

Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Meeker
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1850-1972; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945

Ashton Stevens Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stevens
Abstract The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.
Dates: approximately 1850-1952; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brommel-Debs
Abstract Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.
Dates: 1886-2003

Blatchford family papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914

Burt Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Burt
Abstract Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.
Dates: 1890-1951

C. Frederick Kittle collection of Doyleana

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Identifier: VAULT-Modern-MS-Kittle-Doyle
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and artwork of and relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and his family, forming a small part of the C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana, most of which is individually cataloged. Includes 140 letters, notes and cards written by Arthur Conan Doyle, 12 letters to him, and 57 other letters, some by Doyle family members and others retained by C. Frederick Kittle (mostly regarding his collecting of Doyle materials). Also artwork by Doyle’s father, grandfather and uncle,...
Dates: 1836-2000

Carroll Binder Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1955

Charles H. Dennis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Clay Judson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.
Dates: 1800-1966

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

Cole Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1928

Dankmar Adler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

Don May papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-May
Abstract Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.
Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1982

Dorothy Dow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dow
Abstract Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her...
Dates: 1920-1993

Eden-Martin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eden
Abstract Papers pertaining to the family of Illinois U.S. Representative John R. Eden (1826-1909). The majority of the material primarily concerns John R. Eden’s daughter Rose, her husband Ivory J. Martin, and their children. The papers also contain correspondence and material relating to the Taylor and Pifer families, who were the in-laws of Rose and Ivory’s son, Robert W. Martin. (Robert Martin married Ruth Pifer, daughter of Hattie Taylor and Finley Pifer).
Dates: approximately 1827-1961

Edward Price Bell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1942

Edwards Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.
Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1908

Ehrhardt Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ehrhardt
Abstract Collection of children's schoolwork, composition books, drawings, correspondence and church bulletins of German-American family, the Ehrhardts, from Chicago, Illinois.
Dates: 1890-1998; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1921

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing
Abstract Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Dates: 1928-1980

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America First Committee 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
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Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
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Dreiser, Theodore 2
Dufau, Jenny 2
Dunne, Finley Peter 2
Eastman, Max 2
Ferber, Edna 2
Ficke, Arthur Davison 2
Fowler, Gene 2
Gillette, William 2
Green, Abel 2
Hansen, Harry 2
Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson 2
Hearst Corporation 2
Hecht, Ben 2
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 2
Huxley, Julian 2
Judson, Clay 2
Judson, William V. (William Voorhees) 2
Knopf, Alfred A. 2
Knox, Frank 2
Lardner, Ring 2
Markey, Gene 2
Masters, Edgar Lee 2
McCormick Theological Seminary 2
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Moore, Marianne 2
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
O'Flaherty, Hal 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
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Starrett, Vincent 2
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Strong, Walter Ansel 2
Taylor, Graham 2
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Wilder, Thornton 2
Wyatt, Edith 2
A.W. Wall Ltd 1
Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce) 1
Addams, Jane 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar 1
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Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
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