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and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies.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

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

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

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

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

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Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Christopher Publishing House 1
Conroy, Gladys 1
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Cowley, Malcolm 1
Dow, Dorothy 1
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Light, James F. 1
Lindsay, Vachel 1
Little Room (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Masters, Edgar Lee 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 1
Morgan, Anna 1
Mosser, Charles 1
Nicolson, J. U. (John Urban) 1
Norton, Charles Eliot 1
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Pond, Allen Bartlit 1
Pond, Irving K. (Irving Kane) 1
Price, Emerson 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
Richardson, Frederick 1
Rogers, John 1
Rowland, Neal 1
Sherman, Stuart Pratt 1
Smith, Fredrika Shumway 1
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 1
Snow, Walter 1
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 1
Stracke, Win 1
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