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Frederic Grant Gleason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Frederic Warde Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Warde
Abstract Correspondence between Frederic Warde and William A. Kittredge with a few related items.
Dates: 1921-1939

Frederick John Rank Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rank
Abstract The Frederick John Rank Papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain family correspondence, some of which relates to Rank's son's attempt for an assistant postmaster general appointment.
Dates: 1872-2013; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1939

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

F.W. Clark Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1916

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

George A. Seaman letters and printing specimens

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Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-16
Abstract Letters, postcards and printed ephemera addressed to or relating to George A. Seaman, a practical printer in Chicago, Ill. and Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Included are letters and cards from Robert Hilton of The British Printer, W. McKetcham of the Poughkeepsie News-Press and News-Telegraph, and James W. Hinkley of the American Graphic Company.
Dates: 1883-1888

George Ade Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Dates: 1865-1971

George Philip Krapp diaries

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Krapp
Abstract Diaries of American scholar and university professor George Philip Krapp, kept while a student at Wittenberg College and on a trip to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Diaries provide full descriptions of the fair and Chicago, together with interesting reflections on student life and Krapp's decision to pursue scholarship.
Dates: 1890-1897; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1893

George Salter Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Salter
Abstract Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the United States. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York along with earlier German design projects. Also includes correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers relating...
Dates: 1919-1980

Gerald F. Fitzgerald Suburban Bancorp Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fitzgerald 2
Abstract Annual reports, histories, prospectuses, annual meeting notifications and other materials produced by the Chicago region’s Suburban Bancorp (1982-1994) and its predecessor Suburban Banking Group (1971-1982), launched by Gerald F. Fitzgerald in 1961. Also materials related to subsidiary Chicago suburban banks that were acquired by Suburban Bancorp, documents relating to the banks during the Depression and World War II period, and materials relating to Suburban Bancorp’s merger with Harris...
Dates: 1926-1995

Germania Club scrap book

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Identifier: Case-+V-208-326
Abstract A large scrapbook containing material on the activities of this music-appreciation club for German-Americans. Chartered in 1869 with possible origins in the organization of a choir to sing at President Lincoln's lying-in- state in Chicago, the Germania Club became a meeting place for Chicago's German elite. The name was changed to the Lincoln Club during World War I and changed back in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1931

Germanistic Society of Chicago Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-157
Abstract Membership lists, lecture announcements, and annual meeting minutes kept by Louis Guenzel, recording secretary of the Society and a Chicago architect. The lists provide an inventory of prominent citizens of German extraction in pre-World War I Chicago, and also reflect the gradual withdrawal of support for German-centered activities prior to World War I.
Dates: 1907-1915

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

Gintautas Vezys Bookplate Collection

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Vezys
Abstract Collection of more than 4700 bookplates and related ephemera assembled by Lithuanian–American publisher and scholar, Gintautas Vezys. Bookplates were individually designed and hand-printed, and were executed by primarily Lithuanian artists.
Dates: approximately 1958-approximately 2006

Goodman Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family
Abstract Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.
Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1995

Goodwin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

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

Graham Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Taylor
Abstract Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.
Dates: 1820-1975; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1940

Grant B. Schmalgemeier Century of Progress postcard collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Schmalgemeier
Abstract This collection was a gift from Chicago postcard collector, Grant B. Schmalgemeier. It consists of 3,000 postcards of the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. The collection provides a comprehensive look at the fair, and includes postcards of the rides and attractions.
Dates: 1933-1934

Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitchcock
Abstract Copies of letters, diaries, and photographs of Ruth Daube Gridley (diaries from 1917-1950) and daughter Marion Gridley Hitchcock (diary from 1951-1958). Also copies of letters to Marion by her father, William Whiting Gridley, after the death of his wife that concern his life as sole caretaker for Marion's sister, who was treated for mental illness. Collection also contains a large set of original correspondence from Marion's great-aunt, Josephine Wheat Gridley, primarily concerning family...
Dates: 1860-2007; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Griffin Funeral Home records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin
Abstract Records of the Griffin Funeral Home, and its predecessor, the Bell Auto & Undertaking Company, which served the African American community in Chicago,1929-2007. Entries contain the decedent's name, address, occupation, physical characteristics, next of kin, date/place of birth, date/place of death, minister's name, and place of burial. Limited information of plot purchasers is also included.
Dates: 1929-2007

Hambleton Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-022
Abstract Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton. Also one letter by Vera S. Wolfe, daughter of conductor Frederick Stock to Peggy Hambleton Murphy.
Dates: 1871-1932

Hamilton Forrest Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Forrest
Abstract Correspondence, music and lyrics (including scripts with stage directions), newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Hamilton Forrest, a 20th-century composer known for his arrangements of American folksongs, most notably “He’s Got the Whole Word in His Hands.”
Dates: 1940-1951

Harold John Hartlieb Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hartlieb
Abstract Correspondence and military documents from Harold John Hartlieb’s service during World War II.
Dates: approximately 1945

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Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
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Chicago Reader 4
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