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Bessie Barnes Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Barnes
Abstract Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: 1896-1992

Blatchford family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1965

Carol Bauer collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-BauerC
Abstract Letters, 1893-1898, from the Friese family in Baltimore, to Christopher F. Friese in Chicago, discussing the kindergarten movement and women's work, a Chicago bicycle manufacturer, and family affairs; and holiday picture postcards from the early 1900s addressed to the Lang family of Chicago. Also advertisements, including one for a Chicago dentist (Boston Dental Parlors), and one postcard from the Cort Theatre (published by the Fine Arts Journal of Chicago).
Dates: 1893-1921

Doris Humphrey Society Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Humphrey-Society
Abstract Records of the Doris Humphrey Society, a cultural non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of dance and dance theory. Includes administrative and promotional files for the Society from the 1980s to late 2000s. Collection also includes photographs, audiovisual, biographical, and promotional materials of Doris Humphrey and her dance career, with personal photographs of her childhood and family. Also includes a small number of materials from the MOMENTA dance company.
Dates: 1870-2011; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

Frances Wells Shaw Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-ShawF
Abstract Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.
Dates: 1866-1976; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1937

James and Josie Tomes Travel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Maps-Tomes
Abstract Abstract: Collection of maps and travel ephemera related to the travels of James and Josie Tomes. Material covers Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, with most material on Europe and North America. Also includes material related to James Tomes’ genealogy research, much of which required travel in the United States and Europe.
Dates: 1928-2008; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File
Abstract Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.
Dates: Approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1999

John T. McCutcheon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCutcheon
Abstract Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.
Dates: 1834-1996; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1950

Lutz-Chamberlin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lutz-Chamberlin
Abstract Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written when he was a student at Dartmouth and subsequently as an officer in the Civil War, plus letters of other Chamberlin family members, mostly through the 1860's. The Lutz correspondence consists of...
Dates: 1844-1992

Never The Same Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-NTS
Abstract Ephemera collected by Never The Same, a project begun by Northwestern University Professor Rebecca Zorach and Daniel Tucker, founder of AREAChicago. Never The Same collects items documenting socially and politically engaged art in Chicago since the 1960s. Collection consists of brochures, fliers, postcards, pamphlets, posters, artwork, books, journals, CDs, DVDs, and 3-dimensional artifacts emanating from a wide variety of sources, both individual and organizational.
Dates: 1968-2014

Newberry Library Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-NL
Abstract Collection of postcards with images of the Newberry Library, most mailed with messages to addressees, dating mainly from 1898-1915. Several copies of a later postcard with postmarks dating from 1939 to 1945, shows the Newberry Library, the John Crerar Library, the Harper Memorial Library, and the Chicago Public Library.
Dates: 1898-1945; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1915

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

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Beck, Bruce 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah) 1
Bibliotheca Wittockiana 1
Blaine, Anita McCormick 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
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Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
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Bobbs-Merrill Company 1
Booklyn Artists Alliance 1
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Brice, W. Kirkpatrick 1
Brighton Press 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
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Centro del bel libro (Ascona, Switzerland) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Challenge Machinery Company 1
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Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago Zoological Society (Ill.) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
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Cleveland, Chester W. 1
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Club Belladonna (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Club Madrid (Milwaukee, Wisc.) 1
Cosmopolitan Magazine 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Curt Teich & Co 1
Dartmouth College 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Denishawn School of Dancing 1
Dewey, George 1
Doran, George H. (George Henry) 1
Doris Humphrey Society 1
E.C. Kropp Co 1
ELM Press 1
Feel Tank Chicago 1
Field Museum of Natural History 1
Field, Stanley 1
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Forbes, Archibald 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Fries family 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
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Hagedorn, Hermann 1
Hansen, Harry 1
Harden, Edward Walker 1
Hartnell family 1
Harvard Law School 1
Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson 1
Henning, Arthur 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Humphrey, Doris 1
Idaho Center for the Book 1
Ide, Letitia 1
Illinois College 1
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Indian Rights Association 1
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International Printing Museum (Carson, Calif.) 1
Kant, Immanuel 1
King, Eleanor 1
King, Frances Theodora 1
Knecht, Karl Kae 1
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Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
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