Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 25 of 72

Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-162
Abstract Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
Dates: 1944-1946

Ann Barzel papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 Davison Ficke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ficke
Abstract Mostly correspondence to poet Arthur D. Ficke from Newberry Library trustee and lifelong friend Chalkley J. Hambleton, plus several letters written by Hambleton. Also, a few works of Ficke's and pieces of memorabilia, an obituary clipping, a photograph of Ficke and photos of two portraits of Ficke by Bror J.O. Nordfeldt.
Dates: 1904-1945

Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers

 Collection
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

Ashton Stevens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stevens
Abstract The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.
Dates: approximately 1850-1952; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs papers

 Collection
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

Blatchford family papers - Additions

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914

Burt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Burt
Abstract Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.
Dates: 1890-1951

C. Frederick Kittle collection of Doyleana

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Charles H. Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Chauncey McCormick Papers

 Collection
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

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

Cole family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854-1928

Dankmar Adler Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

Eden-Martin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eden
Abstract Papers pertaining to the family of Illinois U.S. Representative John R. Eden (1826-1909). The majority of the material primarily concerns John R. Eden’s daughter Rose, her husband Ivory J. Martin, and their children. The papers also contain correspondence and material relating to the Taylor and Pifer families, who were the in-laws of Rose and Ivory’s son, Robert W. Martin. (Robert Martin married Ruth Pifer, daughter of Hattie Taylor and Finley Pifer).
Dates: approximately 1827-1961

Edward Price Bell Papers

 Collection
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

Edwards Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.
Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1908

Ehrhardt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ehrhardt
Abstract Collection of children's schoolwork, composition books, drawings, correspondence and church bulletins of German-American family, the Ehrhardts, from Chicago, Illinois.
Dates: 1890-1998; Majority of material found within 1890-1921

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

 Collection
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

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

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

Filtered By

  • Subject: Correspondence -- 1901-1950 X
  • Subject: Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Photographs -- 1901-1950 40
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 39
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 32
Photographs -- 1951-2000 26
Photographs -- 1851-1900 21
∨ more
Clippings -- 1901-1950 12
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 11
Clippings -- 1951-2000 8
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 8
Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 6
Diaries -- 1851-1900 5
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
Authors, American 4
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 4
Clippings -- 1851-1900 4
Diaries -- 1901-1950 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 3
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 3
Chicago (Ill.) 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 3
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 3
Journalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 3
Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 3
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Sources 2
Composers 2
Critics 2
Critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Engineers -- United States 2
Families -- Illinois -- History -- Sources 2
Fan mail 2
Fathers and sons -- Correspondence 2
Foreign correspondents -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 2
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Journalists 2
Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
Mothers and sons -- Correspondence 2
Novelists 2
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 2
Parent and child -- Correspondence 2
Phonograph records -- 1901-1950 2
Photographs 2
Poets -- 20th century 2
Programs -- 1901-1950 2
Reporters and reporting 2
Scrapbooks 2
Scrapbooks -- 1851-1900 2
Sisters -- Correspondence 2
Socialites -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Speeches 2
Syndicates (Journalism) -- United States 2
Theater -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century 2
Theater critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Women novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Women poets, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
20th century music -- History 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Account books -- Illinois -- 1801-1850 1
Accounts payable -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Accounts receivable -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Actors -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century 1
Actors -- United States -- 20th century 1
Advertising -- California -- Los Angeles -- Design 1
Advertising -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Design 1
Advertising -- Printing machinery and supplies 1
Advertising executives -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Agnosticism 1
Airplanes, Military -- Armament -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Alcoholics 1
Amateur arts 1
Ambassadors -- Belgium 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
American Civil War (1861-1865) 1
American literature -- 20th century 1
American literature -- Irish-American authors 1
Anti-imperialist movements -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Antislavery movements 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Architecture -- Middle West 1
Architecture, Domestic 1
Arrangers (Musicians) 1
Art -- Exhibitions 1
Art museums -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
∧ less
 
Language
French 2
German 2
Swedish 1
 
Names
Chicago Daily News, Inc 4
Dennis, Charles Henry 4
Monroe, Harriet 4
Mowrer, Paul Scott 4
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 4
∨ more
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 4
Anderson, Sherwood 3
Hoover, Herbert 3
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 3
Turbyfill, Mark 3
Algren, Nelson 2
America First Committee 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Bell, Edward Price 2
Binder, Carroll 2
Brooks, Van Wyck 2
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Conroy, Jack 2
Cowley, Malcolm 2
Dawes, Charles Gates 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 2
Dufau, Jenny 2
Field, Eugene 2
Fowler, Gene 2
Fuller, Henry Blake 2
Green, Abel 2
Hansen, Harry 2
Hearst Corporation 2
Hecht, Ben 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 2
Knopf, Alfred A. 2
Knox, Frank 2
Lewis, Lloyd 2
Lewis, Sinclair 2
Lincoln, Abraham 2
Markey, Gene 2
McCormick Theological Seminary 2
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Moore, Marianne 2
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
O'Flaherty, Hal 2
Sandburg, Carl 2
Shaw family 2
Starrett, Vincent 2
Stevens, Ashton 2
Stevens, Georgie Cooper 2
Strong, Walter Ansel 2
Taylor, Graham 2
Wilder, Thornton 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd 2
A.W. Wall Ltd 1
Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Ade, George 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar 1
Adler, Liebmann, 1812-1892 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
Albers, Charles H. 1
Alford family 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Allen, James Lane 1
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1
Allstate Insurance Company 1
Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Council for Judaism 1
American Field Service 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1
American Medical Association 1
American National Red Cross 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
Anderson, Marian 1
Andover Theological Seminary 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Arden Farms, Inc 1
Arpino, Gerald 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Arts Club of Chicago 1
Asheville School (Asheville, N.C.) 1
Aten family 1
Aten, Henry J. 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Bahá'i Temple (Wilmette, Ill.) 1
Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Ray Stannard 1
Baker, Russell 1
Ballet Guild of Chicago 1
∧ less