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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

Chicago Club Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Club
Abstract The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most successful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several notes...
Dates: 1959-1984

Dill Pickle Club Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dill Pickle
Abstract Miscellaneous material relating to the Dill Pickle Club of Chicago, Illinois (1916-ca.1933) and its leading founder, John (Jack) Jones. The bulk of the collection, most of which was removed from two scrapbooks, consists of handbills, fliers, programs and posters announcing and advertising numerous lectures, readings, parties, plays and other regular activities. Also includes art work, business and membership items, clippings, a few letters, photographs, poetry and Jack Jones memorabilia.
Dates: 1906-1941; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1935

Fortnightly of Chicago records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fortnightly
Abstract Chicago Woman’s Society founded in 1873 by Kate Newell Doggett. Records document the founding, operations, and activities of The Fortnightly of Chicago and its members. Includes historical materials, meeting minutes (restricted), scrapbooks, notices, member biographical information, members' and guests' papers, photographs, yearbooks, and other administrative and activity records.
Dates: 1869-2018

Germania Club scrap book

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Identifier: Case-+V-208-326
Abstract A large scrapbook containing material on the activities of this music-appreciation club for German-Americans. Chartered in 1869 with possible origins in the organization of a choir to sing at President Lincoln's lying-in- state in Chicago, the Germania Club became a meeting place for Chicago's German elite. The name was changed to the Lincoln Club during World War I and changed back in 1921.
Dates: 1921-1931

Little Room Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Little Room
Abstract Business records of the Little Room, an early twentieth century Chicago social club composed of artists, writers, musicians, etc., including correspondence, memorabilia and membership material.
Dates: 1898-1931

Louis J. Cross Diaries

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cross
Abstract Diaries, date books, and a few miscellaneous items of Louis J. Cross, Chicago bonds salesman and investment banker. Diaries cover the years between 1932 and 1969, and discuss Cross' daily routine as well as political and financial developments in America, and the internal workings of the Chicago business world.
Dates: 1932-1974

Musicians Club of Women records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MCW
Abstract Administrative, publicity, and audiovisual materials from the Musicians Club of Women, one of the oldest musical clubs founded in Chicago in 1875.
Dates: 1891-2019

Round Table Sketchbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyers
Abstract Two manuscript sketchbooks created by artists, commentators, poets, newspapermen, and other writers who were members of a small and informal Chicago club, the Round Table, documenting the social and political climates in Chicago and the United States during the Great Depression. In addition to Renier Wyers, club members included James A. Barnes, Finney Briggs, William L. Griffin, Henry Hammer, Edmond Hayes, Eugene Murdock, Edwin Prehm, Kurt Stein, Lowell H. Truettner, and E. C. Woodward.
Dates: 1931-1933

Town and Country Arts Club Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-TownandCountry
Abstract Records of the Town and Country Arts Club of Chicago, previously known as the Art Study Class and the North Shore Arts Club. Conceived in 1932 and continuing to the present, the group meets “to study the great world arts that have gone before, to assist in their preservation for future generations, and to encourage the arts of the present day.” Records include president’s books, minutes, reports, membership rosters and attendance records, directories, presentations, photographs, histories, and...
Dates: 1944-2007

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

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Barnes, James A. 1
Beadle, Muriel 1
Briggs, Finney 1
Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago 1
Carpenter, Rue Winterbotham 1
Carter, William H. (William Harding) 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Club 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Constant, George 1
Cross, Louis J. 1
Dill Pickle Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Doggett, Kate Newell 1
Fortnightly of Chicago (Organization) 1
Friedman, Ruth Klauber 1
Fuller, Henry Blake 1
Germania Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Gerstenberg, Alice 1
Griffin, William L. 1
Hammer, Henry 1
Hatfield, James Taft 1
Hayes, Edmond 1
Head, Franklin H. (Franklin Harvey) 1
Hebron Welsh Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hebron Welsh Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hebron Welsh United Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hebron Welsh Westminster United Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Hornblower & Weeks 1
Jones, John A. (John Archibald) 1
Junior League of Chicago 1
Little Room (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Marty, Harriet 1
McCormick, Edith Rockefeller 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
Morgan, Anna 1
Murdock, Eugene 1
Musicians Club of Women 1
Paul H. Davis & Co 1
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1
Pond, Allen Bartlit 1
Prehm, Edwin 1
Reitman, Ben L. (Ben Lewis) 1
Smithsonian Institution 1
Stein, Kurt M. 1
Stolper, Mary 1
Szukalski, Stanisław 1
Tech-Up (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Thomas, Rose Fay 1
Town and Country Arts Club 1
Truettner, Lowell H. 1
Voevodsky, George 1
Walker, Nellie V. (Nellie Verne) 1
Welling, Harriet Walker 1
Welling, John Calvin 1
Welling, John Paul 1
Woodward, E. C. 1
Wyatt, Edith 1
Wyers, Renier Otto 1
Wynne, Madeline Yale 1
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