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Howard Vincent O'Brien papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brien
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.
Dates: 1894-1948

Jack Fuller papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-FullerJ
Abstract The literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal materials of Chicago journalist and novelist Jack Fuller.
Dates: 1850-2016; Majority of material found within 1951 - 2009

Jack Mabley papers

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

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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

John E. Hart-Floyd Dell Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hart-Dell
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs and miscellaneous material relating to the writing of John E. Hart's biography, Floyd Dell, for the Twayne's United States Authors Series, published in 1971.
Dates: 1958-1985

John Lardner Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-LardnerJ
Abstract Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.
Dates: approximately 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

John Willy Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willy
Abstract Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.
Dates: 1871-1984

Joseph Kirkland Papers

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

Leland Stowe Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stowe
Abstract Mostly photocopies of writings and some correspondence of newspaper foreign correspondent and author Leland Stowe. Stowe witnessed and wrote about many historic events and subject such as the rise of the Nazi party in Germany, the Russo-Finnish War, experiencing the Russian front during World War II, and the corruption in the regime of Chiang Kai-Shek.
Dates: 1929-1988

Lily Pagratis Venson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Venson
Abstract Journalism, research materials, and personal papers of Chicago journalist Lily Pagratis Venson, who wrote for Lerner Newspapers from 1963 to 1973. The papers include feature stories and editorials written by Venson as well as feature stories and editorials about her and her journalism. The papers also contain her research materials for ongoing stories she covered during her time at Lerner Newspapers: the Edgewater Golf Club land crusade and the demolition of the Edgewater Beach Hotel. She...
Dates: 1962-2011; Majority of material found within 1963-1973

Lloyd Lewis papers

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

M. W. Newman Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newman
Abstract Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.
Dates: 1917-2002

Marcia Slater Johnston papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Johnston
Abstract Published articles, clippings, correspondence, and manuscript drafts written by Chicago freelance journalist Marcia Slater Johnston. Dating from the 1970s, Johnston’s work covers issues such as immigration, gangs, sex trafficking, women’s justice, medicine, and consumer issues. Also includes audiocassettes of radio shows featuring Johnston and her articles.
Dates: 1947-2019; Majority of material found within 1966 - 2010

Mary Sackett Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-038
Abstract A journal kept by Mary Sackett when she and her family emigrated from New York state to Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois, 1841-1842, three numbers of a manuscript pioneer newspaper with original work done by members of an Illinois reading circle in 1849, a recipe for taffy, some penmanship exercises and two colored drawings. Also, photocopies of genealogical material relating to the Sackett family collected in 1945.
Dates: 1841-1945; Majority of material found within 1841 - 1849

Melville E. Stone Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Mike Ervin Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ervin
Abstract Papers of and materials collected by Mike Ervin, a Chicago playwright, writer on topics relating to the physically disabled, occasional poet, and activist on disability issues. The collection includes many clippings and articles by Ervin, and some articles about him, his plays and short stories, plus some poems and photographs, publicity materials for his plays, and correspondence. The collection also includes theater materials such as play scripts, programs, and reviews.
Dates: 1970-2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Mike Royko papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Miriam Gurko-Floyd Dell Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gurko-Dell
Abstract Correspondence between Floyd Dell and Miriam Gurko, concerning Edna St. Vincent Millay. Also, several short works by Dell, a few notes by Gurko and a draft of a book by Gurko entitled The Letters of Floyd Dell About Edna St. Vincent Millay, with a subject index file.
Dates: 1958-1968

Mitchell Dawson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Paul Scott Mowrer papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mowrer P
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and editor of the paper from 1935-1944. He was foreign editor of the New York Post from 1944-1947. An accomplished poet, Mowrer published nine...
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1971

Ralph Korngold papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Korngold
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.
Dates: 1867-1994; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1964

Richard Covello papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Covello
Abstract Dance and opera programs and souvenir books collected by arts critic Richard Covello. Also includes clippings and reviews by Covello.
Dates: 1916-2020

Ring Lardner papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lardner
Abstract Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1805-2003; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1987

Robert Gruenberg Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gruenberg
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, and personal materials of Chicago journalist Robert Gruenberg.
Dates: 1947-1990

Robert J. Casey papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Casey
Abstract Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.
Dates: 1894-1964

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