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Douglas C. McMurtrie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-McMu
Abstract Chicago designer, publisher and printing historian. Includes extensive correspondence concerning his professional roles at Cuneo Press, Ludlow Typograph Co., the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, and various WPA projects, as well as files of material for his many writings on printing history and design. A few files concern his early design work, work with disabled veterans, and his role as publisher of works on typography, printing and of the early lesbian novel, Mary...
Dates: 1850-1944; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1944

Elmer Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Original advertising and magazine art, correspondence, speech texts, tax records, photographs, printed ephemera, and a radio interview by Chicago freelance designer and illustrator Elmer Jacobs.
Dates: 1925-1982

Ernst F. Detterer papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dett
Abstract Chicago designer and calligrapher, founding head of the Department of Printing Arts of the School of the Art Institute, and Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1931-1947. Collection focuses on Detterer's career before he came to the Newberry Library, and includes notes, memorabilia, correspondence, drawings, sketches, rubbings, and a few finished art works, including many by his Art Institute students.
Dates: 1897-1968; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1931

Gookin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1921

John B. Goetz Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Goetz
Abstract Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.
Dates: 1961-1992

William Edward Newton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Newton
Abstract Correspondence, original design work, and music by Chicago musician, artist and designer William Edward Newton.
Dates: 1914-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1994

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