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Agnes Lee-Edgar Lee Masters Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lee
Abstract 35 letters from Edgar Lee Masters to Agnes Lee (Mrs. Otto Freer), one typed poem and one galley sheet.
Dates: 1919-1933

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

Burt Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Burt
Abstract Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.
Dates: 1890-1951

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

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

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

Francis Fisher Browne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Browne
Abstract Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.
Dates: approximately 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1915

Frank R. Grover Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Grover
Abstract Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmette’s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.
Dates: 1905-1908

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

F.W. Clark Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1916

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

Henry Blake Fuller Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Henry Justin Smith Papers

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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

Henry Kitchell Webster Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Webster
Abstract Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical...
Dates: 1880-1932; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1932

Hermann Raster Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raster
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Dates: 1849-1940; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1891

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

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Melville E. Stone Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Milo Kendall Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Monroe Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monroe-Family
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from the Monroe family of Chicago. Correspondence is primarily from Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, travel, Poetry Magazine, and life in Chicago including Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit. Also contains World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe...
Dates: 1868-1949

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

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Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 7
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
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Diaries -- 1901-1950 3
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 3
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Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Authors, American 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Sources 2
Clippings -- 1851-1900 2
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 2
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Photographs 2
Poems -- 1901-1950 2
Poems -- 1951-2000 2
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Scrapbooks 2
Sisters -- Correspondence 2
Women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
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Actors and actresses -- Portraits 1
Alcoholics 1
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Ambassadors -- Belgium 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
American literature -- Illinois -- Evanston 1
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Anti-imperialist movements -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography 1
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Book editors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Book reviewing 1
Booksellers and bookselling -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Bookstores 1
Bookstores -- United States 1
Bridgeport (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Building trades -- United States 1
Building, Iron and steel -- Tables 1
Buildings -- Salvaging -- Middle West 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Business records -- 1851-1900 1
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Cabinet photographs 1
Cartes de visite 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Chattel mortgages -- Illinois 1
Chesterton (Ind.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Garland, Hamlin 4
Monroe, Harriet 4
Darrow, Clarence 3
Fuller, Henry Blake 3
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 3
Sandburg, Carl 3
Wright, Frank Lloyd 3
Algren, Nelson 2
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher) 2
Butcher, Fanny 2
Carman, Bliss 2
Chicago Daily News, Inc 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Ferber, Edna 2
Field, Eugene 2
Lardner, Ring 2
Lewis, Sinclair 2
Lincoln, Abraham 2
Lindsay, Vachel 2
Rice, Wallace 2
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 2
Turbyfill, Mark 2
Wilder, Thornton 2
Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce) 1
Addams, Jane 1
Ade, George 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar 1
Adler, Liebmann (1812-1892) 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Agnew, Frances 1
Albers, Charles H. 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Allen, A. Hylton 1
Allen, James Lane 1
Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Committee for Devastated France 1
American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1
American Medical Association 1
American National Red Cross 1
Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937 1
Anderson, Melville Best 1
Anderson, Sherwood 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Arts Club of Chicago 1
Associated Press 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Authors' League of America 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Bahá'i Temple (Wilmette, Ill.) 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
Binder, Carroll 1
Bispham, David 1
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1
Bontemps, Arna Wendell 1
Borowski, Felix 1
Brachvogel, Udo 1
Branstrom, William J. 1
Bromfield, Louis 1
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1
Brooks, Van Wyck 1
Brown, Edward E. (Edward Eagle) 1
Brown, Theodora Winterbotham 1
Browne's Bookstore 1
Browne, Charles Francis 1
Browne, Herbert S. 1
Browne, Waldo R. (Waldo Ralph) 1
Budd, Ralph 1
Burgess, Gelett 1
Burroughs, Edgar Rice 1
Burroughs, John 1
Burt family 1
Burt, Edith Fleming 1
Burt, Henry Jackson 1
Butterworth Center (Moline, Ill.) 1
Cain, Richard 1
Calder, Alexander 1
Caldwell, Erskine 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Carruthers, Olive 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cather, Willa 1
Chap-book 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Clearing House Association 1
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