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Alan Howard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Howard
Abstract Clippings, photographs, programs, assorted miscellaneous printed material and memorabilia relating to ballet dancers and dance companies.
Dates: 1924-2002; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2002

Allen Family Papers

 Collection
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

Ann Barzel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Dates: 1912-2005

Anne Siewers Coyne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Coyne
Abstract Papers (correspondence, photographs, poems, clippings, programs, and other materials) of Anne Siewers Coyne, who began working at 14 at Ralph G. Newman's Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. There she met, became friends with, and corresponded with Nelson Algren. In 1957 and 1958 she initiated Loyola University Chicago's David B. Steinman Visiting Poets series, corresponding with poets such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Marianne Moore, and Dame Edith Sitwell. The papers also include materials related to her other...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Meeker
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1850-1972; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945

Augustine J. Bowe papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bowe
Abstract Correspondence, family and personal materials, works, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago judge and poet Augustine J. Bowe.
Dates: approximately 1890-1966; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brommel-Debs
Abstract Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.
Dates: 1886-2003

Bessie Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Barnes
Abstract Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: 1896-1992

Bob Sickinger Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sickinger
Abstract Press reviews and photographs of Hull House Theater productions directed by Bob Sickinger, 1963-1969, together with copies of Sickinger's 1963 essay on the state of theater in Chicago and his press release regarding his involuntary departure from Hull House in 1969. Also a few programs, press releases, advertisements, a fan letter, and a thesis on Hull House children's theater programs. As director of Hull House Theater between 1963 and 1969, Sickinger was instrumental in founding Chicago’s Off...
Dates: 1934-1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1969

Carroll Binder papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

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

Chicago American Indian Photography Project Photographs

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Photo Project
Abstract Photographs taken by Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cabanban, Joe Kazumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw for the Chicago American Indian Photography Project. Images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. Includes many photographs from activities of the American Indian Center. Many of these photographs were displayed in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery at the Newberry Library as part of an exhibition entitled...
Dates: approximately 1950s-1987

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-5
Abstract Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: approximately 1852-1975

Claudia Cassidy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cassidy
Abstract Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.
Dates: 1880s-1996; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1985

Dance Horizons Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Dance Horizons
Abstract Films, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting the activities of a Highland Park modern dance venue consisting of three separate, but interrelated groups (The Trio, Dance Horizons, North Shore Dance Workshop) operated by Martha Koplin, Suzanne Ettlinger, and Dorothy Mozen, and active from 1958-1977. The three offered classes for children and adults, and held and filmed workshops with visiting artists including Merce Cunningham, Daniel Nagrin, Katherine Litz, Alwin Nikolais,...
Dates: 1958-1977

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

D'Arcy McNickle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-McNickle
Abstract Literary and scholarly manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, and other materials of D'Arcy McNickle, American Indian author, government employee, community organizer, anthropologist, and historian. Records cover McNickle's work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, American Indian Development, Inc., the University of Saskatchewan, and the Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library.
Dates: 1913-1986; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1977

Dean Badolato Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Badolato
Abstract Materials related to Dean Badolato, a choreographer and director born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, VHS tapes, and artifacts.
Dates: 1959-1999; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1986

Dean Diggins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Diggins
Abstract Material regarding Diggins’s career as a tap dancer and teacher, including class notes while studying with Paul Draper, plus clippings, photographs, programs, publicity items and scrapbooks relating to his ten years as a part of the Mattison Trio. Also, his choreographic notes for tap routines composed for classical music and audio and video tapes of some of those dances.
Dates: 1956-1995

Diana Huebert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Huebert
Abstract Material collected by dancer Diana Huebert (Mrs. Abel Faidy), the bulk consisting of programs and photographs of herself and other dancers. Also, some articles she wrote or saved, including an autobiographical sketch, choreographic notes, and miscellaneous material relating to her husband, architect and designer Abel Faidy.
Dates: 1916-1983

Doris Humphrey Society Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Humphrey-Society
Abstract Records of the Doris Humphrey Society, a cultural non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of dance and dance theory. Includes administrative and promotional files for the Society from the 1980s to late 2000s. Collection also includes photographs, audiovisual, biographical, and promotional materials of Doris Humphrey and her dance career, with personal photographs of her childhood and family. Also includes a small number of materials from the MOMENTA dance company.
Dates: 1870-2011; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

Edith Allard papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Allard
Abstract Letters, postcards, telegrams, contracts and schedules, clippings, photographs and programs of dance performances in Israel and Sweden, two art prints and a small collection of medals.
Dates: 1955-1991

Edith Farnsworth Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farnsworth
Abstract Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960s.
Dates: 1900-1977

Edna L. McRae papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums relating...
Dates: 1910-1990

Edna Lucile Baum Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Baum
Abstract Material relating to Chicago dance teacher and author Edna Lucile Baum, which includes incoming correspondence, writings, photographs, programs, dance notations and other miscellaneous printed items, scrapbooks and notebooks.
Dates: 1890-1981

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Chicago Daily News, Inc 3
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Lyric Opera of Chicago 3
Pullman Company 3
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Algren, Nelson 2
American Indian Center of Chicago 2
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra 2
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 2
D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 2
Dillon, George 2
Doris Humphrey Society 2
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Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 2
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Lewis, Lloyd 2
Lewis, Sinclair 2
Limón, José 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 2
Mowrer, Paul Scott 2
New York City Ballet 2
Nilsson, Birgit 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
Rand McNally and Company 2
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2
Stodelle, Ernestine 2
Tietjens, Eunice 2
Wesaw family 2
Williams, Tennessee 2
Wood family 2
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1868-1952 2
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd 2
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Abelson, Hope 1
Abercrombie, Gertrude 1
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
Adams, Ansel 1
Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation 1
Adgate family 1
Adgate, Asa 1
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American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1
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American Indian Development, Inc 1
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American Red Cross in France 1
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