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American Circus Collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-AmCircus
Abstract Late 19th and early 20th century circus and theater related illustrations, publicity, programs, photographs and memorabilia.
Dates: 1891-1939

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

Dolores Haugh Riverview Amusement Park Collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Riverview
Abstract Riverview Park archival records, including correspondence, accounts, publicity materials, concession contracts, minutes and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and advertising materials, salvaged by Dolores Haugh from the abandoned park office one week before it burned down. Reports, minutes, correspondence, and other documents date mainly from the early years of the park. Advertising materials, clippings, and photographs are mainly from the last decades of park operation. There is...
Dates: 1904-1977

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

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

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

Robert E. Wagner papers

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Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z244.6-U5-W34
Abstract Materials collected by Robert E. Wagner between approximately 1880 and approximately 1931. Personal items include photographs of Wagner by Walinger of Chicago and golf memorabilia. The bulk of the materials relate to Wagner's Chicago printing and engraving company, Wagner & Hanson Company and include items such as business cards, letterheads, and photographs.
Dates: approximately 1880 to approximately 1931; Majority of material found within 1894 - 1931

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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Addams, Jane 1
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Anderson, Sherwood 1
Antheil, George 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Begin, Menachem 1
Bell, Edward Price 1
Bertram Mills Circus 1
Bodenheim, Maxwell 1
Bontemps, Arna Wendell 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston) 1
Brent, Stuart 1
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1
Buffalo Bill 1
Caldwell, Erskine 1
Calumet Book & Engraving Company 1
Calumet Company 1
Chicago Commons Association 1
Chicago Daily Journal 1
Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
Circus Fans Association of America 1
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 1
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus 1
Conroy, Gladys 1
Conroy, Jack 1
Cowley, Malcolm 1
Crane, Charles Richard 1
Darrow, Clarence 1
Dennis, Charles Henry 1
Doubleday & Company, Inc 1
Duncan-Clark, Samuel John 1
Essipoff, Marie Armstrong 1
Fallon, Lawrence 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America 1
Ford, Henry 1
Fowler, Gene 1
Gavit, John Palmer 1
Gilbert, Lou 1
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1
Hagglund, Ben 1
Harper, William Rainey 1
Hart, Moss 1
Haugh, Dolores 1
Hazlett, Carolee 1
Hecht family 1
Irgun tseva'i le'umi 1
J. Manz Engraving Company 1
Jessel, George 1
Johnson, Curt 1
Kogan, Herman 1
Kook, Hillel 1
Kroch, Adolph 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Le Sueur, Meridel 1
Lenya, Lotte 1
Lewis, H. H. 1
Lieber, Maxim 1
Light, James F. 1
MacArthur, Charles 1
Mankiewicz, Herman J. (Herman Jacob) 1
Marx, Harpo 1
McCormick, Katharine Dexter 1
McCulloch, Frank H. (Frank Hathorn) 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
Pond, Irving K. (Irving Kane) 1
Price, Emerson 1
Reitman, Ben L. (Ben Lewis) 1
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows 1
Riverview Amusement Park (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Robins, Raymond 1
Rogers, John 1
Rowland, Neal 1
Russell Brothers Circus 1
Ryerson, Edward L. (Edward Larned) 1
Sandburg, Carl 1
Sells-Floto Circus 1
Signer, Robert A. 1
Simon and Schuster, inc 1
Snow, Walter 1
Stracke, Win 1
Taylor, Graham 1
Taylor, Lea D. 1
Terkel, Studs 1
United States. Works Progress Administration 1
University of Chicago 1
Wagner & Hanson Company 1
Wagner, Robert E. 1
Walinger 1
Weill, Kurt 1
Wharton, Walter William 1
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