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Dorothy Dow Papers

 Collection
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and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies.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

Fanny Butcher papers

 Collection
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

Henry Justin Smith Papers

 Collection
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

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

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

Leander Troy-James T. Farrell papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Troy-Farr
Abstract Materials by and about James T. Farrell, collected by his friend, Rev. Leander Troy, including published and unpublished articles, columns, reviews and stories, together with copies of letters to Farrell from such individuals as Russell Baker, Pearl S. Buck, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson and Adlai E. Stevenson, plus notes, obituaries and other memorabilia.
Dates: 1932-2004

Sydney Justin Harris papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, readers' letters, and personal materials of Chicago columnist Sydney Justin Harris.
Dates: 1933-1987; Majority of material found within 1975-1985

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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 2
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 2
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977 1
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 1
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
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Babb, Sanora 1
Baker, Russell, 1925-2019 1
Binder, Carroll 1
Bontemps, Arna Wendell 1
Borowski, Felix 1
Brooks, Gwendolyn 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker) 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron 1
Caldwell, Erskine 1
Cather, Willa 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 1
Clark, Herma Naomi 1
Conroy, Gladys 1
Conroy, Jack 1
Cowley, Malcolm 1
Derleth, August 1
Dow, Dorothy 1
Drury, John 1
Eberhart, Mignon G. (Mignon Good) 1
Fallon, Lawrence 1
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 1
Ferber, Edna 1
Field, Henry 1
Frederick, John T. (John Towner) 1
Gilbert, Lou 1
Hagglund, Ben 1
Hansen, Harry 1
Harris, Sydney J. 1
Hazlett, Carolee 1
Hecht, Ben 1
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Johnson, Curt 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Le Sueur, Meridel 1
Lerner, Leo 1
Lewis, H. H. 1
Lewis, Sinclair 1
Lieber, Maxim 1
Light, James F. 1
Masters, Edgar Lee 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 1
Monroe, Harriet 1
Neville, Marion 1
Nicolson, J. U. (John Urban) 1
Norton, John Warner 1
O'Brien, Howard Vincent 1
Price, Emerson 1
Randolph, Vance 1
Rogers, John 1
Rowland, Neal 1
Snow, Walter 1
Spectorsky, A. C. (Auguste C.) 1
Starrett, Vincent 1
Stein, Gertrude 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 1
Stracke, Win 1
Terkel, Studs 1
Troy, Leander 1
Turbyfill, Mark 1
Wharton, Walter William 1
Wixson, Douglas C. 1
Wright, Richard 1
Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois 1
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