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Burton Cherry ephemera collection

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Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 1-183
Abstract Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.
Dates: approximately 1929-approximately 1962

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

Douglas C. McMurtrie Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-McMu
Abstract Chicago designer, publisher and printing historian. Includes extensive correspondence concerning his professional roles at Cuneo Press, Ludlow Typograph Co., the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, and various WPA projects, as well as files of material for his many writings on printing history and design. A few files concern his early design work, work with disabled veterans, and his role as publisher of works on typography, printing and of the early lesbian novel, Mary...
Dates: 1850-1944; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1944

Elmer Jacobs papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Original advertising and magazine art, correspondence, speech texts, tax records, photographs, printed ephemera, and a radio interview by Chicago freelance designer and illustrator Elmer Jacobs.
Dates: 1925-1982

Ernst F. Detterer papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dett
Abstract Chicago designer and calligrapher, founding head of the Department of Printing Arts of the School of the Art Institute, and Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1931-1947. Collection focuses on Detterer's career before he came to the Newberry Library, and includes notes, memorabilia, correspondence, drawings, sketches, rubbings, and a few finished art works, including many by his Art Institute students.
Dates: 1897-1968; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1931

Gene Dekovic Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dekovic
Abstract Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and author.
Dates: 1951-2006

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Carrier
Abstract Chicago calligrapher, illuminator, and designer. The papers consist largely of roughs and correspondence relating to freelance design and lettering projects. There are also a few student works and some juvenalia.
Dates: 1905-1994

Gookin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1921

John B. Goetz Papers

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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

Muriel Underwood papers

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Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-96
Abstract Correspondence (some calligraphy), clippings, printed ephemera, notes on phone calls, etc. concerning the 50th anniversary publication of the Society of Typographic Arts and other projects, such as reprinting the STA's Book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper; correspondents include Robert Borja, Thea Wheelwright of Bond Wheelwright Co., Susan Scott and Paula ThompSon of Wexford Press.
Dates: 1950-1977; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1977

Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cooper
Abstract Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.
Dates: 1903-1953; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1939

Raymond E. Shank papers

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Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-108
Abstract Calligraphy collection of correspondence, lettering samples, ephemera, greeting cards and bookplates collected by Chicago art director Raymond Shank; includes handwritten letters to Shank from James Hayes, Tom Gourdie, Anna Hornby, Samuel Katz, Geoffrey Ebbage, and Howard Swensen, handwritten letters from Alfred Fairbank and W.A. Dwiggins to William A. Kittredge, and lettering samples by Shank.
Dates: 1926-1993

Raymond Franklin DaBoll Papers

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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

Robert Hunter Middleton Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Middleton
Abstract Diaries, notes, original manuscripts of writings, design art, correspondence, financial records, printed ephemera, and type specimens from the collection of Robert Hunter Middleton, type designer and fine printer.
Dates: 1921-1985

Susanne Suba papers

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Identifier: VAULT.folio-Wing-MS-133
Abstract Letters, illustration samples, telegram, and photograph, dated between July 21, 1939 and Jan. 28, 1965, concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York, for William A. Kittredge, of R.R. Donnelley's Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general during the 1940s.
Dates: 1939-1965; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1948

Taylor Poore Papers

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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

Tom Greensfelder Design Records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Greensf
Abstract Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.
Dates: 1989-2015

William A. Kittredge papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kit
Abstract Chicago designer and author on design, Director of Design and Typography for the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. of Chicago from 1922-1945. Largely a collection of printed ephemera selected to exemplify the best design of the twentieth century, this collection also includes a few original designs by Kittredge, some correspondence with other designers (most notably Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, Edward A. Wilson, D.B. Updike, and Edward Penfield), and extensive samples of Kittredge's printed...
Dates: 1907-1952; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1944

William Edward Newton Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Newton
Abstract Correspondence, original design work, and music by Chicago musician, artist and designer William Edward Newton.
Dates: 1914-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1994

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Ephemera -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1951-2000 2
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Printing -- Societies, etc. 2
Type designers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
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Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel 1
Briggs, Irene. Recollections of the lyceum & Chautaugua circuits. 1
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Calligraphy (visual works) -- 1851-1900 1
Calligraphy (visual works) -- 1901-1950 1
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Chicago (Ill.) 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
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Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 5
DaBoll, Raymond F. 4
Cooper, Oswald Bruce 3
Kittredge, William A. (William Albion) 3
Nichols, Dale 3
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R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company 3
Art Directors Club of Chicago 2
Bond Wheelwright Co 2
Chicago Daily News, Inc 2
Cuneo Press 2
Detterer, Ernst Frederick 2
Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison) 2
Hayes, James 2
Ludlow Typograph Co 2
Margo, Egdon H. 2
Middleton, R. Hunter (Robert Hunter) 2
Owens, Harry J. (Harry James) 2
Sprunger, Leslie 2
27 Chicago Designers (Association) 1
A.C. McClurg & Co 1
Abbott Laboratories 1
Alcorn, Stephen 1
Allen, Albert H. (Albert Henry) 1
American Bible Society 1
American Dental Association 1
American Imprints Inventory 1
American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
Apprentice House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Arden Farms, Inc 1
Arkansas Industrial Development Commission 1
Art Directors Club (New York, N.Y.) 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Association Typographique Internationale 1
Barnhart Brothers & Spindler 1
Baskin, Leonard 1
Baugild, Mary 1
Bertsch & Cooper 1
Bewick, Thomas 1
Borja, Robert 1
Bulovic, Milan 1
Burton Cherry & Associates 1
Cady, James Lowell 1
California Bank 1
Campbell, Joan 1
Candy Manufacturing Co 1
Carpenter, Frederick V. 1
Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg 1
Casal, Mary 1
Caterpillar Tractor Company 1
Caxton Club 1
Cherry, Burton 1
Cherryburn Press (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Academy of Fine Arts 1
Chicago Calligraphy Collective 1
Chicago Literary Club 1
Chicago Normal School 1
Chirpe, Rodney 1
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland) 1
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 1
Columbia College (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Communication Research/Planning (Firm) 1
Condé Nast Press 1
Converse, Allen 1
Covici, Friede Inc 1
Covici, Pascal 1
Curtis Publishing Company 1
Cusick, Rick 1
Dekovic, Gene 1
Dekovic-Smith Design Organization 1
Design Counsel 1
Design and Production Services Company 1
Dreyfus, John 1
Dutton, Joan Parry 1
Eager, Fred 1
Ebbage, Geoffrey 1
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc 1
Esquire, inc 1
Evans, Luther Harris 1
Eyncourt Press 1
Fairbank, Alfred J. 1
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy) 1
Forgue, Norman W. 1
Franklin Printing Company (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Funk & Wagnalls 1
Goetz, John B. 1
Gookin, Elisabeth A. 1
Gookin, Frederick W. 1
Gourdie, Tom 1
Grantham Industries 1
Graves, Joseph Clark 1
Greensfelder Design (Firm) 1
Greensfelder, Tom 1
Guarnaccia, Steven 1
Hammer, Carolyn Reading 1
Hammer, Victor 1
Hannen, Peter 1
Harper & Row, Publishers 1
Higdon, Hal 1
Higgins-McArthur Co 1
Hilton Hotels Corporation 1
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