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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

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

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

Fanny Butcher Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

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

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Irene Alexander papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Alexander
Abstract Irene Alexander’s subject files and records from her role as Special Supervisor for the Committee on Cultural and Economic Development of the City Council under Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Dates: 1937-1986; Majority of material found within 1965-1982

Jack Conroy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conroy
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.
Dates: 1864-1991

Jack Mabley Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mabley
Abstract Correspondence with colleagues, congratulatory letters, inter-office memos; works including newspaper clippings, subject files dealing with important stories including the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Richard Cain case, racketeering, police corruption, and vice in Chicago, miscellaneous articles and columns; biographical clippings, publicity, and interviews, and photographs of Mabley himself and with public figures such as Hugh Hefner and Richard Nixon. Mabley was a reporter and columnist...
Dates: 1937-2003

John Doctoroff Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Dates: 1924-1967

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Drury-Neville
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.
Dates: 1860-1970

Mike Royko Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-Shaw
Abstract Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham family members. Also, three large folder-notebooks of miscellaneous genealogical material amassed by Theodora Winterbotham Brown regarding the history of the Winterbotham, Baldwin and Rosencrans families....
Dates: 1909-1991

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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Chesterton (Ind.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
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Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Dallas (Tex.) 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1851-1900 1
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Drawings (visual works) -- 1901-1950 1
Engineers -- United States 1
Engravings 1
Ethnic neighborhoods -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Families -- Illinois 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Fathers and sons -- Correspondence 1
Food writing 1
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
Golf 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- Photographs 1
Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- Middle West 1
Historic buildings -- Middle West 1
Historical fiction, American -- Juvenile literature 1
Hollywood (Fla.) 1
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Illustrations (layout features) -- 1901-1950 1
Illustrations (layout features) -- 1951-2000 1
Investigative reporting 1
Jewish artists -- United States 1
Jewish painters 1
Jews -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century 1
Journalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) 1
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Algren, Nelson 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 2
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Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar 1
Adler, Liebmann (1812-1892) 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Albers, Charles H. 1
Alexander, Irene, 1920-2014 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Arts Club of Chicago 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Bank, Marji 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) 1
Barrett, Roger 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Bontemps, Arna Wendell 1
Branstrom, William J. 1
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1
Brown, Edward E. (Edward Eagle) 1
Brown, Theodora Winterbotham 1
Budd, Ralph 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
Butterworth Center (Moline, Ill.) 1
Cain, Richard 1
Calder, Alexander 1
Caldwell, Erskine 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979 1
Carruthers, Olive 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cather, Willa 1
Chicago (Ill.). Department of Cultural Affairs 1
Chicago Clearing House Association 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Stock Exchange Building (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago sun-times 1
Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Christopher Publishing House 1
Clark, Herma Naomi 1
Conroy, Gladys 1
Conroy, Jack 1
Cowley, Malcolm 1
Coyne, Anne Siewers 1
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 1
Daley, Richard J. 1
Darrow, Clarence 1
Davis, Mitchell P. 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Derleth, August 1
Dillard University 1
Doctoroff, John 1
Doctoroff, Rose, 1893-1956 1
Drake Hotel 1
Drury, John 1
Dubuffet, Jean 1
Dutton, Mary L. 1
Dyer-Bennet, Richard 1
E.P. Dutton (Firm) 1
Eberhart, Mignon G. (Mignon Good) 1
Ebert, Roger 1
Edwards Place (Springfield, Ill.) 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
Eleanor Association 1
Engelhard, Benjamin M. 1
Fallon, Lawrence 1
Federal Life Insurance Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ferber, Edna 1
Field, Henry 1
Fishbein, Morris 1
Frederick, John T. (John Towner) 1
Frost, Robert 1
Gales family 1
Ganz, Rudolph 1
Garfinkle, Ann 1
Garfinkle, Henry 1
Gerber, Daniel F. 1
Gerber, Frank D. 1
Gilbert, Lou 1
Gilmore, Eugene Stuart 1
Goldsmith, Dorothy 1
Hagglund, Ben 1
Hamilton, Isaac Miller 1
Hanley family 1
Hansen, Harry 1
Harris N.A 1
Harris Trust and Savings Bank 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Emma Susan Gale 1
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