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Agnes Lee-Edgar Lee Masters Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lee
Abstract

35 letters from Edgar Lee Masters to Agnes Lee (Mrs. Otto Freer), one typed poem and one galley sheet.

Dates: 1919-1933

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ficke
Abstract

Mostly correspondence to poet Arthur D. Ficke from Newberry Library trustee and lifelong friend Chalkley J. Hambleton, plus several letters written by Hambleton. Also, a few works of Ficke's and pieces of memorabilia, an obituary clipping, a photograph of Ficke and photos of two portraits of Ficke by Bror J.O. Nordfeldt.

Dates: 1904-1945

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

Catherine Eddy Beveridge papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract

Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.

Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870-1910

Cloyd Head papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Head
Abstract

Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.

Dates: 1895-1968

Dorothy Dow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dow
Abstract Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her...
Dates: 1920-1993

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

Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyatt
Abstract

Correspondence of Chicago writer and social activist Edith Franklin Wyatt, plus drafts of works, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings and mementos.

Dates: 1894-1968; Majority of material found within 1894 - 1955

Ernest McGaffey letters and poems

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-168
Abstract

Four letters and three poems from poet Ernest McGaffey, sent to Matthew Mills in 1939. Also includes one undated signed photograph of Ernest McGaffey.

Dates: 1939

Eunice Tietjens papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens
Abstract

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.

Dates: 1898-1944

Eunice Tietjens papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens2
Abstract

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1847-1972

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

Harriet Monroe Memorabilia

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-169
Abstract

A few items relating to poet and editor Harriet Monroe, consisting of two short notes, three subscription forms, and one clipping, all dated 1891.

Dates: 1891

Hayden Carruth Letters and Poem

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carruth
Abstract

Letters and poem written by American poet and literary critic Hayden Carruth, primarily to Chicago Daily News reporter Van Allen Bradley.

Dates: 1949-1970

Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dilworth
Abstract The personal documents, poetry manuscripts, and poetry composition journals of pianist and poet Hiram Powers Dilworth. Dilworth graduated from both Antioch College and the Cincinnati College of Music in Ohio. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a guard at the Art Institute and continued concert performances. Personal material includes newspaper clippings about Dilworth and copyright certificates for his published work. His manuscripts and composition journals contain handwritten drafts of...
Dates: 1908-1974

John Myers O’Hara Letters to John Hervey

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-171
Abstract

Six letters from John Myers O’Hara to his friend and occasional collaborator, John Hervey, mostly concerning his financial problems, his family and his writing.

Dates: 1914-1941

John Myers O'Hara papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Hara
Abstract

Incoming correspondence and works of poet John Myers O'Hara. The bulk of correspondence is letters from poet Sara Teasdale, 1908-1914.

Dates: 1908-1943

Malcolm Cowley papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cowley
Abstract

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

Dates: approximately 1850-2004; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1985

Marion Cummings papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cummings
Abstract

Papers of Marion Cummings (1876-1926), a teacher, philosopher, and poet, which include both her works and a collection of letters and works of American poet Sara Teasdale.

Dates: 1895-1956; Majority of material found within 1909-1917

Mark Turbyfill Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill
Abstract

Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.

Dates: 1911-1985

Miriam Gurko-Floyd Dell Papers

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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

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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

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

Paul Scott Mowrer papers

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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...
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1971

Richard Realf Letters and Poems

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Realf
Abstract

Twenty-two letters of Richard Realf to Laura B. Merritt and her sister Marian Merritt Cramer of Chicago, written while in active service in the Illinois Eighty-eighth Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, 1864-1865. Also, two poems of Realf’s and a poem written by Marian Cramer.

Dates: 1864-1865

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Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 8
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Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 3
Poetry (Chicago, Ill.) 3
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Art Institute of Chicago 2
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Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956 2
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 2
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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 2
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 2
O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944 2
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 2
Ruiter, Henry, 1742-1819 2
Santayana, George, 1863-1952 2
Shapiro, Karl, 1913-2000 2
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 2
Tietjens, Paul 2
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 2
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 2
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 2
White, Fanny Woods, 1822-1893 2
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Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 1
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Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959 1
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
Aragon, 1897-1982 1
Asch, Nathan, 1902-1964 1
Barnett family 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950 1
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Barrows, John Henry, 1847-1902 1
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Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burke, Kenneth, 1897-1993 1
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 1
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 1
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 1
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Carr, Michael Carmichael, 1881-1929 1
Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 1
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Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-1980 1
Chicago Allied Arts, Inc. 1
Chicago Little Theatre Company 1
Christopher Publishing House 1
Ciardi, John, 1916-1986 1
Clark, Daniel Newton, -1863 1
Colton family 1
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
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