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Anne Siewers Coyne papers

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...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Chicago American Indian Photography Project photographs

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Photo Project
Abstract Photographs taken by Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cabanban, Joe Kazumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw for the Chicago American Indian Photography Project. Images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. Includes many photographs from activities of the American Indian Center. Many of these photographs were displayed in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery at the Newberry Library as part of an exhibition...
Dates: approximately 1950s-1987

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

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Identifier: CB&Q-A-5

Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: approximately 1852-1975

Dankmar Adler Papers

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

Dean Badolato Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Badolato

Materials related to Dean Badolato, a choreographer and director born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, VHS tapes, and artifacts.

Dates: 1959-1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1986

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing

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

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher

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

Frank H. Beberdick Pullman collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman

Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.

Dates: 1881-2001

Goodman Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family

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

Harvey family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey

Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.

Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

Jack Mabley papers

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 Blew collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew

Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.

Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870-1999

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Drury-Neville

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

Lerner Newspapers photograph collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lerner

Photographs from the Lerner Newspaper group publication Booster, a weekly newspaper on the north side of Chicago, and "VIP files" containing photographs of individuals used by the company. Booster photographs span from March 1978 to 1982, with fuller runs in 1978 and 1979, and scattered dates in 1980-1982.

Dates: approximately 1960s-approximately 1990s

Mark Turbyfill Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill

Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.

Dates: 1911-1985

Mitchell Dawson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.

Dates: 1810-1988

Orlando Cabanban photographs

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Cabanban
Abstract Negatives (35 mm and 120 film format), contact sheets, prints, and transparencies created by Chicago photographer Orlando Cabanban primarily of events related to the American Indian Center of Chicago during the late 1960s. Social activities documented include powwows, day camps, the AIC canoe club and basketball team, and the American Indian Festival held at the Field Museum. Also includes images of AIC meetings, demonstrations, individual and family portraits, miscellaneous photographs and...
Dates: approximately 1920s-1991; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1986

Rand McNally and Company records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rand

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.

Dates: 1856-1996

Welling Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling

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 Frederking dance photographs

Identifier: Dance-MS-Frederking

Black and white photographs of Chicago area dance companies and dancers taken by professional photographer William Frederking. Also included are publicity materials related to the dance companies and dancers Frederking photographed as well as personal materials such as correspondence.

Dates: 1985-2016; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

William H. Peterson Papers

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...
Dates: 1891-2012

Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers

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...
Dates: 1909-1991

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