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A.C. McClurg & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McClurg
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Dates: 1873-1967; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Alfred J. Cox family papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-65
Abstract Letters, calligraphic favors, legal documents and photographs from the papers of Alfred J. Cox, Chicago book binder and collector. Correspondents include: William Cox and William Cox, Jr. (grandfather and father of A.J. Cox); James Cox (uncle of William Jr.); Jonathan Evans (adoptive father of A.J. Cox); Jane E. French (later Mrs. Alfred J. Cox); Louisa Field (cousin); W.I. Wilson and H.V. Whalen (Chicago businessmen). Photos are of A.J. Cox and his library.
Dates: 1797-1909

Burton Cherry ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 1-183
Abstract Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.
Dates: approximately 1929-approximately 1962

Caroline M. McIlvaine papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-139
Abstract Papers of Chicago historian and librarian at the Chicago Historical Society and an early member of the Newberry Library staff. Included are letters, some of which are to or from editors of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune regarding historical features of the papers. Also, many examples of McIlvaine’s drafts and writings on Chicago history, especially of buildings, streets and landmarks, a few pieces of memorabilia, and seven snapshots of 1920s Chicago.
Dates: 1927-1933

Cloyd Head papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Head
Abstract Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.
Dates: 1895-1968

George Ade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Dates: 1865-1971

Goodwin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

Joseph Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.
Dates: 1842-1939

Singer Manufacturing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Singer
Abstract Invoices, order forms, records, and correspondence, mainly from the Chicago office to the New York office of the Singer Manufacturing Company, 1861-1871.
Dates: 1861-1871

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Burton Cherry & Associates 1
Campbell, Joan 1
Cheney, Sheldon 1
Cherry, Burton 1
Chicago Little Theatre Company 1
Chicago Record 1
Cockrell, Monroe F. (Monroe Fulkerson) 1
Committee of One Hundred (Miami Beach, Fla.) 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alfred J. (Alfred John) 1
Cruikshank, Frank Xavier 1
Cuneo Press 1
Curtis Brown Ltd 1
Davis, Elmer 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) 1
Dunn, Byron A. (Byron Archibald) 1
Fernald, Charles Edward 1
First Congregational Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
French, Jane E. 1
Friend, Oscar J. (Oscar Jerome) 1
Garland, Hamlin 1
George Ade Memorial Association 1
Gilman, Evelyn 1
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Goodwin family 1
Goodwin, Edward Payson 1
Goodwin, Paul 1
Goodwin, Solomon, 1797-1857 1
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England) 1
Grey, Zane 1
Grosset & Dunlap 1
H. O. Stone & Co 1
Harrison, Edith Ogden 1
Head, Cloyd 1
Holme, John Francis 1
Howells, William Dean 1
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Indiana Society of Chicago 1
Jonson, Raymond 1
Kelly, Fred C. (Fred Charters) 1
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Kirkland, Joseph 1
Kurfess, William F. 1
Lamb Knitting Machine Co 1
Mark Twain Society of Chicago 1
McCarter, Margaret Hill 1
McClurg, Alexander C. (Alexander Caldwell) 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
McIlvaine, Caroline Margaret 1
Meine, Franklin J. 1
Mohawk and Hudson Rail Road Company 1
Monroe, Harriet 1
Mulford, Clarence Edward 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
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R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1
Rathbun, James D. 1
Scott, C. (printer) 1
Seelye, Julius H. (Julius Hawley) 1
Sigma Chi Fraternity 1
Singer Company 1
Singer Manufacturing Company 1
Singer, Isaac Merritt 1
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Stevens, Thomas Wood 1
Tempo, Inc 1
Tietjens, Eunice 1
Twain, Mark 1
Union League Club of Chicago 1
University of Miami 1
Voight, John 1
Webster, Harold Tucker 1
Whalen, H. V. 1
Whitechapel Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Wilson, W. I. 1
Year Book Medical Publishers 1
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