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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

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

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

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

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

Ralph Korngold papers

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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

Rudolph Ganz Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ganz
Abstract Works, correspondence to and from prominent musical figures, family correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, artifacts, and a couple of recordings of this world-renowned concert pianist, composer, conductor, and educator.
Dates: 1864-2013

Will Ransom papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rans
Abstract Printer, commercial artist, bibliographer and author of works on American printing history and private presses who did freelance work in lettering, design and typography before becoming art editor at the University of Oklahoma Press. Largely the correspondence between Ransom and members of the Anglo-American fine press movement between 1920 and 1950, together with printed ephemera from these presses, and detailed notes about their history and publications. There are also files on Ransom's own...
Dates: 1883-1954

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

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