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Howard Skoien Collection of Century of Progress exhibitor brochures

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Skoien
Abstract Booklets, brochures, postcards and artifacts collected from business exhibitors at the Century of Progress Exposition, together with a few Valentines, sheet music, and piano music.
Dates: 1933-1934

Howe-Barnard family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Howe-Barnard
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, a science teacher who originated the practice of field trips in science classes, and Alice Lucretia Barnard, one of the first woman principals in the Chicago schools. Also contains Civil War letters of...
Dates: 1826-1999; Majority of material found within 1880-1940

Irene Alexander papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Alexander
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials related to Irene Alexander.
Dates: 1960-1980

Irwin Fischer Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischer
Abstract Irwin Fischer (1903-1977), composer, professor, conductor, and musician. Enjoyed a long career teaching at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Also worked as an organist for the Chicago Symphonic Orchestra and various churches, a conductor for the National Youth Symphony, South Side Symphony, and West Suburban Symphony. Known primarily for scores such as the Hungarian Set (Pearly Bouquet) and Symphony I.
Dates: 1903-1992; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1977

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

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

James D. and Joseph W. Harris Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-HarrisJ
Abstract Correspondence from James Duncan Harris and brother Joseph Whipple Harris of Massachusetts and New Hampshire to members of their family, mostly written while they were in military service in the 1860's. Also, a few letters James wrote from Chicago in the 1850's; letters concerning Joseph Harris's death in 1861 while serving in the United States Navy; a few historic family letters and a genealogical pamphlet.
Dates: 1824-1862

James Shores Griffith papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffith
Abstract Materials from four binders about Griffith and his family. Two binders containing records of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local No. 147, 1882-1971, including records of wages of Mr. Griffith's grandfather, Griffith's own 1909 apprentice contract, records of union dues payments, notices of periodic wage and by-law changes, union assessments, elections, and other union activities. Also contains fiftieth and seventy-fifth anniversary souvenir booklets, and a...
Dates: 1882-1971; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1969

James T. Farrell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-156
Abstract Seven manuscript items written by author James T. Farrell. Includes two letters to Robert Hardy Andrews, editor of a Chicago literary magazine Midweek; one letter to “Louis”; and four one-page pieces of commentary on his short stories. Also, a large signed photograph of Farrell speaking at the “Mobilization of the International Peace and Freedom Day” in Paris, 1949.
Dates: 1949-1967

Jan Erkert and Dancers Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Erkert
Abstract Jan Erkert founded jansdances in 1979 as a vehicle for her own works. The company evolved to Jan Erkert & Dancers and explored collaboration with other types of artists and dance presentations. The records include awards, clippings, newsletters, photographs, publicity materials, and videocassettes.
Dates: 1974-2000

Jesse Markow collection of political and World's Columbian Exposition ephemera

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Markow
Abstract Tickets, programs, menus, and ephemera relating to political functions from 1888 to 1929, particularly the Democratic Party, New York mayoral politics, the Hungarian Republican Club of New York, the Coronation of King George IV, and the United States Congress. Additionally, collection contains ephemera and tickets from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
Dates: 1888-1929

John Blew Collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract 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 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

John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File
Abstract Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.
Dates: Approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1999

John V. LeMoyne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LeMoyne
Abstract Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsylvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.
Dates: 1851-1889; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1875

John Willy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willy
Abstract Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.
Dates: 1871-1984

Joseph Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.
Dates: 1842-1939

Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman
Abstract Works and personal materials of Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, including manuscript, typescript, and published plays, poems, and short stories, correspondence, drawings, diaries, and programs from theatrical productions, photographs, and mementoes, including wood printing blocks, military items, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1883-1971; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1917

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

Letterhead and stationery collection

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Identifier: Case Wing folio-NC1002-.L47-L48
Abstract This is a growing collection of letterheads, envelopes, and stationery sheets. Geographic coverage includes the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The bulk of materials come from Illinois, particularly the Chicago region. Most items were issued between approximately 1900 and approximately 1925.
Dates: approximately 1900-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1925

Lily Pagratis Venson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Venson
Abstract Journalism, research materials, and personal papers of Chicago journalist Lily Pagratis Venson, who wrote for Lerner Newspapers from 1963 to 1973. The papers include feature stories and editorials written by Venson as well as feature stories and editorials about her and her journalism. The papers also contain her research materials for ongoing stories she covered during her time at Lerner Newspapers: the Edgewater Golf Club land crusade and the demolition of the Edgewater Beach Hotel. She...
Dates: 1962-2011; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1973

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

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Newberry Library 6
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Charles H. Kerr Company 5
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Howells, William Dean 5
Lindsay, Vachel 5
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 5
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Ade, George 4
American Indian Center of Chicago 4
Art Institute of Chicago 4
Bodenheim, Maxwell 4
Chicago Reader 4
Hecht, Ben 4
Industrial Workers of the World 4
Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Turbyfill, Mark 4
Addams, Jane 3
Anderson, Margaret C. 3
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Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 3
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Cabanban, Orlando 3
Carman, Bliss 3
Carpenter, John Alden 3
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 3
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 3
Daley, Richard J. 3
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 3
Dreiser, Theodore 3
Ferber, Edna 3
Field, Eugene 3
Frost, Robert 3
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Head, Cloyd 3
Lardner, Ring 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
Lowell, Amy 3
Page, Ruth 3
Pullman Company 3
Rand McNally and Company 3
Rice, Wallace 3
Rosemont, Franklin 3
Stevens, Thomas Wood 3
Terkel, Studs 3
Webster, Henry Kitchell, 1875-1932 3
Wesaw family 3
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 3
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Wyatt, Edith 3
A.C. McClurg & Co 2
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American Library Association 2
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Bolm, Adolph 2
Bornarth, Christine 2
Borowski, Felix 2
Borroff, Edith 2
Boston Athenaeum 2
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers) 2
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher) 2
Brundage, Slim 2
Burroughs, Edgar Rice 2
Casey, Robert J. (Robert Joseph) 2
Caylor, Rose 2
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Chicago (Ill.). Office of the Mayor 2
Chicago Allied Arts, Inc 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Chicago Literary Club 2
Chicago Public Library 2
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 2
Chicago sun-times 2
Cincinnati Public Library 2
City News Bureau of Chicago 2
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 2
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D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 2
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Ficke, Arthur Davison 2
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