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Burt Family Papers

 Collection
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

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

Byrne-MacKenzie family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Byrne-MacKenzie
Abstract Correspondence and documents of the extended family of working-class Irish immigrant Daniel J. Byrne and his Scottish-born wife, Mary MacKenzie. Most correspondence is related to two of their daughters, Mary MacKenzie “Mamie” Byrne and Catherine MacKenzie Byrne Austin. The parents lived mainly in the Washington, D.C. area, but Mary the mother also wrote from Chicago while living with her daughter Mamie and from Scotland and England while visiting relatives. Mamie was a singer in Washington,...
Dates: 1870-1931

Bzduch Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bzduch
Abstract Postcards and photographs relating to Slovak woman Maria Kostial Bzduch (1892-1963), who immigrated to Chicago in 1907 and with her husband Samuel (Sanko) Bzduch ran a grocery store in the McKinley Park neighborhood. Postcards are primarily to Maria from Samuel, who was a Sargeant in World War I and was stationed in Rockford, Illinois and Texas. Photographs show women, couples, children, wedding parties, and couples who lived in the neighborhood. Photographic studios from the Pilsen and Back of...
Dates: approximately 1900-1945

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

Caleb Thomas Curtis Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-199
Abstract Nine letters written by Caleb Thomas Curtis of Boston, Massachusetts during his travels by steamboat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Dates: 1836-1838

Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cambrian
Abstract Minutes, financial records, membership information, miscellaneous receipts and correspondence, event programs, and newsletters of the Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago (1853-ongoing). Also orders of worship, event programs, miscellaneous correspondence, and newsletters of the Hebron Welsh Westminster United Presbyterian Church (closed 1987).
Dates: 1853-1996

Carey Orr cartoons

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Orr
Abstract Sixteen political cartoons by Pulitzer Prize winning-artist Carey Orr.
Dates: 1915-1937

Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roden
Abstract Correspondence, writings and research materials assembled by Chicago Public Library chief librarian, Carl B. Roden. Research materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications concerning or authored by William F. Poole.
Dates: 1852-1956

Carol Bauer collection

 Collection
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

Caroline M. McIlvaine Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-139
Abstract Papers of Chicago historian and librarian at the Chicago Historical Society and an early member of the Newberry Library staff. Included are letters, some of which are to or from editors of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune regarding historical features of the papers. Also, many examples of McIlvaine’s drafts and writings on Chicago history, especially of buildings, streets and landmarks, a few pieces of memorabilia, and seven snapshots of 1920s Chicago.
Dates: 1927-1933

Carolyn Ashbaugh Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ashbaugh
Abstract Includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, cassette tapes of interviews, etc., for Carolyn Ashbaugh's biography of Lucy Parsons, published by the Charles H. Kerr Co. for the Illinois Labor History Society in 1976.
Dates: 1970-1976

Carpenter Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter Family
Abstract Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.
Dates: 1813-1947

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

Carson Pirie Scott Scrapbook Collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carson Pirie Scott
Abstract Set of 12 scrapbooks of clippings, advertisements, and some business records documenting the Chicago-born department store Carson Pirie Scott. Includes one scrapbook for the wholesale department of the company, and one volume detailing the biography of founder John Thomas Pirie and of the department store, compiled for the benefit of the John T. Pirie Elementary School in Chicago.
Dates: 1864-1980

Carter H. Harrison IV Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harrison
Abstract Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison IV (1860-1953), and his family, particularly his wife, Edith Ogden Harrison, and his father, Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison III (1825-1893). The collection also includes a number of letters, autographs, and miscellaneous other documents from famous people that were not originally directed to Harrison or his family, but which Harrison kept as collectibles.
Dates: 1637-1953; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1950

Cartwright Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cartwright
Abstract Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Russell, Stanley's wife (feature...
Dates: 1877-1982

Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.
Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1910

Caxton Club records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Caxton
Abstract A Chicago bibliophile club founded in 1895 with the objective of "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books." The Caxton Club has published books and ephemeral pieces, sponsored exhibits and other programs, made grants to students, and held regular luncheons and dinner meetings with invited speakers on topics relating to literature, arts, history, and the history of the book. This collection consists of committee correspondence, membership files, financial...
Dates: 1895-ongoing

Century of Progress Exposition brochures and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Century of Progress
Abstract Brochures, programs, maps, newsclippings, souvenirs, tickets, and stamps created during the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, 1933 to 1934.
Dates: 1933-1934

Century of Progress Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-189
Abstract Collection contains 20 photographs from the Century of Progress, the World’s Fair held in Chicago in 1933-1934. Photographs include buildings (particularly the Travel and Transit, the Chrysler, and the GM buildings). Additionally, photographs depict scenes from fair events such as Ripley’s Believe it or Not.
Dates: 1933-1934

Charles Andrews Heath Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heath
Abstract Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago related events. There are also typed transcripts of 1912 European trip letters from Heath's wife Jennie and children Alice and Albert, photographs of Heath and his family, including the European trip,...
Dates: 1880-1999

Charles F. Seyferlich Collection of Photographs, Documents, and Ephemera

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Seyferlich
Abstract Archive of materials relating to the career of Charles F. Seyferlich (ca. 1852-1914), Chicago Fire Marshall from 1910-1914. Includes ephemera from the Chicago Fire Department and related professional organizations, newspaper articles that illustrate Seyferlich's long career with the CFD, photographs and postcards of Chicago firehouses and firemen, the Union Stockyards Fire (1910), and a memorial parade held in honor of Seyferlich (1914).
Dates: 1885-1933; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1914

Charles H. Dennis papers

 Collection
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

Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kerr
Abstract Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some information about The Socialist Party, The Proletarian Party, unions, and radical organizations, primarily in the United States.
Dates: 1885-1999

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Art Institute of Chicago 9
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 9
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 8
Chicago sun-times 8
Garland, Hamlin 8
Anderson, Sherwood 7
Carpenter, John Alden 7
Charles H. Kerr Company 7
Dennis, Charles Henry 7
Lindsay, Vachel 7
Masters, Edgar Lee 7
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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 7
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Ade, George 6
Algren, Nelson 6
Bolm, Adolph 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
DaBoll, Raymond F. 6
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 6
Dell, Floyd 6
Hecht, Ben 6
Industrial Workers of the World 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 6
Turbyfill, Mark 6
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell 5
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 5
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 5
Conroy, Jack 5
Daley, Richard J. 5
Dreiser, Theodore 5
Field, Eugene 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry 5
Hoover, Herbert 5
Howells, William Dean 5
Lawson, Victor Freemont 5
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 5
University of Chicago 5
American Indian Center of Chicago 4
Anderson, Margaret C. 4
Barzel, Ann 4
Bell, Edward Price 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 4
Borowski, Felix 4
Butcher, Fanny 4
Chicago Reader 4
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 4
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Hayes, James 4
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
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Lyric Opera of Chicago 4
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 4
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 4
R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company 4
Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 4
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Rosemont, Franklin 4
Royko, Mike 4
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 4
Strong, Walter Ansel 4
Tallchief, Maria 4
Terkel, Studs 4
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American Ballet Theatre 3
American National Red Cross 3
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