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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

Augustine J. Bowe papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bowe
Abstract Correspondence, family and personal materials, works, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago judge and poet Augustine J. Bowe.
Dates: approximately 1890-1966; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966

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

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

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

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

Gladys Fornell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fornell
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and photographs from writer and editor Gladys Fornell. Includes drafts of short stories, poetry, stage plays, and her unpublished novel “Montel.” Also includes genealogical material about the Fornell family and the immigration of ancestor Nils Fornell from Sweden to Wisconsin in 1868.
Dates: 1938-1982

Hope Abelson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Abelson
Abstract Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.
Dates: 1914-2008; Majority of material found within 1949-2006

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

James M. Barker papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barker
Abstract Correspondence, business records, speeches, personal materials, photographs, and family newsletters of business executive James M. Barker. During his career, Barker was, among other things, banker, vice-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and president of Allstate Insurance Company whose financial expertise made him a valued advisor in government financial matters and corporate environments. He participated in post World War II era economic missions to Iran and Turkey, and was a close...
Dates: 1825-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

James T. Farrell-Cleo Paturis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farrell-Paturis
Abstract Stories, articles, manuscript and photocopy drafts and notes by Farrell; a small collection of Farrell correspondence; miscellaneous material including reviews and appreciations of Farrell’s work; photographs of Farrell, Paturis, friends and occasions; and many audiocassettes of Farrell lectures, speeches and interviews. Paturis material includes several drafts of her unpublished memoir of her life with Farrell, a synopsis of his work, correspondence dating mainly after Farrell’s death in 1979,...
Dates: 1909-2006; Majority of material found within 1949-2006

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

Kay Ashton-Stevens papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-StevensK
Abstract Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.
Dates: 1905-1978

Lewis family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850-1950

Lloyd Lewis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lewis
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1886-1985; Majority of material found within 1905-1949

Loren M. Knowles family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811-1961

Malcolm Cowley papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cowley
Abstract Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.
Dates: approximately 1850-2004; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1985

Mike Nussbaum Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nussbaum
Abstract Playscripts, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous personal and production materials of Chicago actor and director known for his work with playwright David Mamet and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Dates: 1945-2017; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2015

Paul Romaine Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Romaine
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Milwaukee and Chicago bookseller and bon vivant Paul Romaine. Also photographs, memorabilia, diaries, clippings, writings (of Romaine and others), plus items relating to theater, music, political events and persons who interested Romaine.
Dates: 1880-1986; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1983

R. Ford Bentley Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Bentley
Abstract Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.
Dates: approximately 1830-1990; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

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Algren, Nelson 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
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Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 2
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 2
Lewis, Lloyd 2
Lewis, Sinclair 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 2
Sandburg, Carl 2
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2
Turbyfill, Mark 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd 2
Yaddo (Artist's colony) 2
Abelson, Hope 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
Aiken, Conrad 1
Allen, Annie Cox 1
Allen, Gideon W. 1
Allen, Ruth F. 1
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1
Allstate Insurance Company 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 in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
American School of Prehistoric Research 1
American Tract Society 1
American Writers' Congress 1
Anderson, Sherwood 1
Aragon 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
Baker family 1
Ballet Guild of Chicago 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, James M. (James Madison) 1
Barzel, Ann 1
Basso, Hamilton 1
Bell, Laird 1
Bentley, Arthur 1
Bentley, R. Ford (Robert Ford) 1
Berger, Elmer 1
Best, Marshall 1
Binder, Carroll 1
Bingham, Barry 1
Bleamer family 1
Bliven, Bruce 1
Blume, Peter 1
Bolm, Adolph 1
Boulton, Inez 1
Bowe, Augustine Joseph 1
Bowe, Julia Lecour 1
Brewster family 1
Brommel, Bernard J. 1
Brothers of the Book 1
Brown University Dramatic Society 1
Brown, Theodora Winterbotham 1
Brush, Albert 1
Bryan, William Lowe 1
Burke, Kenneth 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
Cain, Richard 1
Calder, Alexander 1
Carlisle, Harry 1
Carruthers, Olive 1
Carson Pirie Scott 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Cassidy, Claudia 1
Cather, Willa 1
Cave, Eldon 1
Chancellor, John 1
Cheever, John 1
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Daily Socialist 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago Musical College 1
Chicago Public Schools 1
Chicago Stock Exchange Building (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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