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Alice Pacholik - Heulwen Thomas Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pacholik
Abstract Letters of Welsh pen-pal and friend, Heulwen Morgan Thomas, to Alice Kipnowski Pacholik, of Chicago, which began in 1938 when Heulwen was 15 and continued until 2011, a year prior to Heulwen's death.
Dates: 1938-2011

Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Allen
Abstract Courtship letters of lawyer and Wisconsin statesman Gideon W. Allen and his future wife Annie Cox during the years of 1863-1865 in which they discuss current their political and religious beliefs, Allen's travels throughout Wisconsin while looking for work, and Cox's life as a woman in Madison, Wisconsin. Also an unfinished biography of renowned botanist Ruth F. Allen by Mabel Nebel, incoming correspondence of Ruth F. Allen, and other family correspondence, photographs, and personal materials...
Dates: 1862-1964

Ann Barzel papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Dates: 1912-2005

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

Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Meeker
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1850-1972; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brommel-Debs
Abstract Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.
Dates: 1886-2003

C. Frederick Kittle collection of Doyleana

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Identifier: VAULT-Modern-MS-Kittle-Doyle
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and artwork of and relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and his family, forming a small part of the C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana, most of which is individually cataloged. Includes 140 letters, notes and cards written by Arthur Conan Doyle, 12 letters to him, and 57 other letters, some by Doyle family members and others retained by C. Frederick Kittle (mostly regarding his collecting of Doyle materials). Also artwork by Doyle’s father, grandfather and uncle,...
Dates: 1836-2000

Carroll Binder papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Clay Judson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.
Dates: 1800-1966

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

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

Don May papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-May
Abstract Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.
Dates: 1927-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1982

Dorothy Dow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dow
Abstract Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her...
Dates: 1920-1993

Dorothy James Roberts Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roberts
Abstract Correspondence, journals, unpublished manuscripts, and publicity of Arthurian novelist Dorothy James Roberts. Papers also include speeches, unpublished poetry, reviews of published works, and photographs of Roberts and her home.
Dates: 1932-1990

Edward Price Bell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1942

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

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

Floyd Dell papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dell
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.
Dates: 1908-1969

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

Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitchcock
Abstract Copies of letters, diaries, and photographs of Ruth Daube Gridley (diaries from 1917-1950) and daughter Marion Gridley Hitchcock (diary from 1951-1958). Also copies of letters to Marion by her father, William Whiting Gridley, after the death of his wife that concern his life as sole caretaker for Marion's sister, who was treated for mental illness. Collection also contains a large set of original correspondence from Marion's great-aunt, Josephine Wheat Gridley, primarily concerning family...
Dates: 1860-2007; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

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

Harry Hansen Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hansen
Abstract Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.
Dates: 1900-1970

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

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 39
Photographs -- 1901-1950 35
Photographs -- 1951-2000 29
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 16
Photographs -- 1851-1900 15
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Clippings -- 1901-1950 11
Clippings -- 1951-2000 9
Manuscripts, American 8
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 7
Authors, American 5
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
Authors, American -- 20th century 4
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 4
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 3
Diaries -- 1901-1950 3
Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Parent and child -- Correspondence 3
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 3
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Audiotapes -- 1951-2000 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Chicago (Ill.) 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 2
Clippings -- 1851-1900 2
Critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Diaries -- 1851-1900 2
Diaries -- 1951-2000 2
Engineers -- United States 2
Fan mail 2
Foreign correspondents -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Genealogical correspondence 2
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 2
Journalists 2
Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
Mothers and sons -- Correspondence 2
Novelists 2
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 2
Photographs -- 2001-2050 2
Poems -- 1951-2000 2
Programs -- 1901-1950 2
Reporters and reporting 2
Scrapbooks -- 1851-1900 2
Socialites -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Sound recordings -- 1951-2000 2
Women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Women novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Women poets, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements 2
20th century music -- History 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Accountants -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Actors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century 1
Actors and actresses -- Portraits 1
Adopted children -- Wisconsin 1
Adultery -- United States 1
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Alcoholics 1
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Amboy (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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American literature -- 20th century 1
American literature -- Irish-American authors 1
American literature -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Architecture -- Middle West 1
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Art -- Exhibitions 1
Art museums -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Arthurian romances 1
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Artist colonies -- New York (State) 1
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Astrology 1
Audiocassettes -- 1951-2000 1
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Portraits 1
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Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
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Ballet -- History 1
Ballet dancers 1
Ballroom dancers 1
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 4
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 4
Algren, Nelson 3
Anderson, Sherwood 3
Conroy, Jack 3
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Dennis, Charles Henry 3
Hoover, Herbert 3
Mowrer, Paul Scott 3
Sandburg, Carl 3
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 3
America First Committee 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
Chicago Daily News, Inc 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Cowley, Malcolm 2
Dawes, Charles Gates 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 2
Dell, Floyd 2
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 2
Hansen, Harry 2
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 2
Judson, Clay 2
Judson, William V. (William Voorhees) 2
Knopf, Alfred A. 2
Knox, Frank 2
Lewis, Lloyd 2
Lewis, Sinclair 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Newberry Library 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
Pound, Ezra 2
Sinclair, Upton 2
Strong, Walter Ansel 2
Turbyfill, Mark 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd 2
A.W. Wall Ltd 1
Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Adgate family 1
Adgate, Asa 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar 1
Adler, Liebmann, 1812-1892 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Aiken, Conrad 1
Albers, Charles H. 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Allen, Annie Cox 1
Allen, Gideon W. 1
Allen, Ruth F. 1
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1
Allstate Insurance Company 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1
American Council for Judaism 1
American Field Service 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Mothers 1
American Railway Union 1
American Red Cross 1
American Red Cross in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
American School of Prehistoric Research 1
American Tract Society 1
American Writers' Congress 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Aragon 1
Arden Farms, Inc 1
Arpino, Gerald 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Arts Club of Chicago 1
Asch, Nathan 1
Asheville School (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Austin, Mary 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Russell 1
Ballet Guild of Chicago 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Bank, Marji 1
Barker family 1
Barker, James M. (James Madison) 1
Barr, Robert 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) 1
Barrett, Roger 1
Barzel, Ann 1
Basso, Hamilton 1
Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron 1
Beecher, Edward N. 1
Bell, Edward Price 1
Bell, Laird 1
Bell, Mary Alice Mills 1
Beloit College 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
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