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A.C. McClurg & Co. Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McClurg
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Dates: 1873-1967; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Arts Club records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Arts Club
Abstract Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial files.
Dates: 1892-2004

Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kerr
Abstract Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some information about The Socialist Party, The Proletarian Party, unions, and radical organizations, primarily in the United States.
Dates: 1885-1999

Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives

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Identifier: IC
Abstract The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. The collection includes correspondence of administrators and staff, minutes, reports and legal documents, financial records, stock information, historical material, maps, blueprints, and...
Dates: 1831-1984; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1970

John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection

 Collection
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

Oliver Wolcott letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-921
Abstract Thirteen letters, Mar. 11, 1795- Dec. 11, 1800, written by Oliver Wolcott, secretary of the treasury, to David Henley, general agent for the War Dept. in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, regarding public contracts for military and Indian supplies in what is now Tennessee.,The letters contain rules and regulations regarding the administration of contracts, as well as numerous directives regarding the choice of contractors to supply both the region and the Tellico...
Dates: 1795-1800

Ravinia Festival Association records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ravinia
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, reports, and publicity relating to the Ravinia Festival, a summer music festival held at Ravinia Park in Highland Park, Illinois, since 1904 (non-continuous).
Dates: 1903-1993

Waller & Beckwith Realty Co. Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-WallerB
Abstract Business records of Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., a family-owned Chicago real estate company, including general business files and legal documents. Papers include city assessments and municipal regulations, rent payments, leases, tenant complaints, applications for employment, contracts, collections, lawsuits, and insurance records. Covering primarily 1920-1940, the collection documents living conditions in Chicago and changes in the city during the Depression years and the period between...
Dates: 1911-1976; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1943

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Aliquando Press 1
American Institute of Graphic Arts 1
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Challenge Machinery Company 1
Chapman, Elizabeth Fuller 1
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1
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Curtis Brown Ltd 1
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Dolin, Anton 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) 1
Dubuffet, Jean 1
Duchamp, Marcel 1
Dunn, Byron A. (Byron Archibald) 1
Dux, Claire 1
ELM Press 1
Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 1
Eisendrath, William N. 1
Engels, Friedrich 1
Ernst, Max 1
Fairbank, Miriam (Mrs. Livingston) 1
Foolscap Press 1
Foss, Lukas 1
Freehling, Stanley 1
Friend, Oscar J. (Oscar Jerome) 1
Gallagher and Ascher, Inc 1
Gerstenberg, Alice 1
Giganti, Joseph 1
Graham, Martha 1
Gregynog Press 1
Grey, Zane 1
Grosset & Dunlap 1
Haley, Alex 1
Harrison, Edith Ogden 1
Hektoen, Eleanor 1
Henley, David 1
Idaho Center for the Book 1
Illinois Central Railroad Company 1
Imago Press (Toronto, Ont.) 1
Indulgence Press 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
International Printing Museum (Carson, Calif.) 1
Jarvis, Isabel 1
Julien Levy Gallery 1
Keracher, John 1
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Liturgy Training Publications (Firm) 1
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Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet (Firm) 1
Léger, Fernand (1881-1955) 1
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Mamet, David 1
Man Ray 1
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Matisse, Pierre 1
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