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Alice Gerstenberg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gerstenberg
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.
Dates: 1903-1971

Ben Hecht papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).
Dates: 1879-1983

Henry Justin Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

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 Fuller papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-FullerJ
Abstract The literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal materials of Chicago journalist and novelist Jack Fuller.
Dates: 1850-2016; Majority of material found within 1951 - 2009

Mark Turbyfill Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems.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

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

Mitchell Dawson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract 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

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

Robert A. Signer - Ben Hecht research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Signer
Abstract Materials collected by Robert A. Signer during research for an unfinished biography on Ben Hecht during the 1980s. Includes many reproductions of book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles, and legal documents. Also contains manuscript drafts of Signer’s biography, correspondence, transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews by Signer.
Dates: 1970s-2006; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1996

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Barrett, Roger 1
Begin, Menachem 1
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Borowski, Felix 1
Brent, Stuart 1
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1
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Bryn Mawr College 1
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Carnevali, Emanuel 1
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Chicago Allied Arts, Inc 1
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Chicago sun-times 1
Conroy, Gladys 1
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Cowley, Malcolm 1
Daley, Richard J. 1
Dawson, George Ellis 1
Dawson, Julia Meacham 1
Dawson, Manierre 1
Dawson, Mitchell 1
Donahey, William 1
Doubleday & Company, Inc 1
Dreiser, Theodore 1
Dunham, Katherine 1
E.P. Dutton (Firm) 1
Ebert, Roger 1
Essipoff, Marie Armstrong 1
Fallon, Lawrence 1
Ferber, Edna 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield 1
Fowler, Gene 1
Fuller, Ernest 1
Fuller, Jack 1
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Gerstenberg, Alice 1
Gilbert, Lou 1
Gould, Wallace 1
Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch 1
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Hahn, Emily 1
Hart, Moss 1
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Hazlett, Carolee 1
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Institute for the Harmonious Development of Man 1
Integral Phalanx (Sangamon County, Ill.) 1
Inter-American Press Association 1
Irgun tseva'i le'umi 1
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Kook, Hillel 1
Kreymborg, Alfred 1
Kroch, Adolph 1
Le Sueur, Meridel 1
Lenya, Lotte 1
Levi, Edward H. (Edward Hirsch) 1
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Lieber, Maxim 1
Light, James F. 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Lipsky, Seth 1
Locher, Dick 1
Lowell, Amy 1
MacArthur, Charles 1
MacNelly, Jeff 1
Maeterlinck, Maurice 1
Manierre, Edward 1
Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob) 1
Marx, Harpo 1
Masters, Edgar Lee 1
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Medill School of Journalism -- Faculty 1
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National League of American Pen Women 1
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