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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

Eugene Olshansky photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Olshansky
Abstract

Photographs of productions staged by the Original Ballets Russes (aka the Ballet Russes du Col. W. de Basil) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo between 1935 and 1941, taken by Chicago businessman and balletomane Eugene Olshansky. Also, two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs, and several pieces of ephemera.

Dates: 1935-1986; Majority of material found within 1935-1941

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....
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

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

Faustinus Antelope letters and petition

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-24
Abstract Two letters, Aug. 23 and Sept. 7, 1918, from Faustinus W. Antelope, an Arapahoe Indian of Arapahoe, Wyo. (Wind River Reservation), to the Field Museum of Natural History and Edward E. Ayer, together with the text of a petition, all regarding the opposition of E.A. Hutchinson, the agent to the Arapahoes, to a performance of the Sun Dance for the benefit of the Red Cross. The dance was prohibited during Hutchinson's entire tenure (1917-1922) at the Shoshone Superintendency. Also includes a...
Dates: 1918

Felix Borowski Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter,...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Field Enterprises records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Field Enterprises
Abstract

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.

Dates: 1858-2007; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

Finley Peter Dunne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dunne
Abstract

Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.

Dates: 1925-1992

Foreman family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Foreman
Abstract

Scrapbooks, memorial books (1915), photographs, and family and business papers relating to Edwin G. Foreman and the Foreman family. The Foreman family founded the first Jewish bank in Chicago in 1862, under Gerhard Foreman.

Dates: approximately 1915-1949

Fortnightly of Chicago records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fortnightly
Abstract

Chicago Woman’s Society founded in 1873 by Kate Newell Doggett. Records document the founding, operations, and activities of The Fortnightly of Chicago and its members. Includes historical materials, meeting minutes (restricted), scrapbooks, notices, member biographical information, members' and guests' papers, photographs, yearbooks, and other administrative and activity records.

Dates: 1869-2018

Frank H. Beberdick Pullman collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman
Abstract

Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.

Dates: 1881-2001

Frank R. Grover papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Grover
Abstract

Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmette’s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.

Dates: 1905-1908

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont collection of IWW publications and ephemera

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Identifier: Case-folio-HD-8055
Abstract

Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.

Dates: 1905-2005; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1935

Franklin Rosemont-Haymarket research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rosemont-Haymarket
Abstract

Research notes, photocopies, drafts, proofs, photographs, and correspondence comprising the papers used to research and produce the Haymarket Scrapbook, edited by Franklin Rosemont and Dave Roediger (Charles H. Kerr Pub. Co., 1986). Also materials related to the activities commemorating the centennial of the 1886-1887 Haymarket Affair.

Dates: 1975-2009; Majority of material found within 1980-1993

Fred Thompson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thompson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, publications, photographs, etc. of Fred W. Thompson, I.W.W. official and historian, and president of the Charles H. Kerr Company. A radical in his native Canada, Thompson came to the United States in 1922 and joined the I.W.W. He remained an active member for over 65 years. In the 1970s, he joined a Kerr Publishing Company rescue effort. There is considerable correspondence with Wobblies, some addressed to Franklin H. Rosemont, and also photographs of union...
Dates: 1915-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1985

Frederic Grant Gleason papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe...
Dates: 1852-1908

Frederic Warde Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Warde
Abstract

Correspondence between Frederic Warde and William A. Kittredge with a few related items.

Dates: 1921-1939

Frederick John Rank papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rank
Abstract

The Frederick John Rank papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain family correspondence, some of which relates to Rank's son's attempt for an assistant postmaster general appointment.

Dates: 1872-2013; Majority of material found within 1875-1939

Frederick Setzler papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Setzler
Abstract

Seventeen mounted photographs of opera stars, many autographed to Frederick Setzler (1904-1983), who volunteered and then worked at the Chicago Civic Opera in the 1920s and 1930s. Also includes a Chicago City Opera Company season announcement from 1939-1940, an advertisement from the Chicago booking agent Frederick Barnes featuring names of musicians represented, and a 1967 clipping remembering the soprano Mary Garden.

Dates: 1924-1967

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract

Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.

Dates: 1941-1967

F.W. Clark papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract

Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.

Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903-1916

Gene Dekovic Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dekovic
Abstract

Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and author.

Dates: 1951-2006

George Ade papers

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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

George Philip Krapp diaries

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Krapp
Abstract

Diaries of American scholar and university professor George Philip Krapp, kept while a student at Wittenberg College and on a trip to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Diaries provide full descriptions of the fair and Chicago, together with interesting reflections on student life and Krapp's decision to pursue scholarship.

Dates: 1890-1897; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1893

George Salter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Salter
Abstract Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the United States. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York along with earlier German design projects. Also includes correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers...
Dates: 1919-1980

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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 6
Charles H. Kerr Company 6
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 6
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 6
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 6
Industrial Workers of the World 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Ade, George, 1866-1944 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Long, Larry 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 5
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 5
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 5
University of Chicago 5
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 4
Barzel, Ann 4
Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 4
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 4
Chicago Reader 4
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 4
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 4
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 4
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 4
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
Lawson, Victor Freemont 4
Lipinski, Dolores 4
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 4
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 4
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 4
Rand McNally and Company 4
Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
Rosemont, Franklin 4
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 4
Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931 4
Tallchief, Maria 4
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008 4
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American Indian Center of Chicago 3
American National Red Cross 3
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Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 3
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 3
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Caxton Club 3
Chicago Historical Society 3
Chicago Opera Ballet 3
City News Bureau of Chicago 3
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 3
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 3
DaBoll, Raymond F. 3
Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951 3
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 3
Field Museum of Natural History 3
Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898 3
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972 3
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 3
Geronimo, 1829-1909 3
Gerstenberg, Alice 3
Graham, Martha 3
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 3
Howard, Alan, 1930- 3
Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 3
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 3
Lyric Opera of Chicago 3
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