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Dena Epstein Root & Cady Research Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Epstein
Abstract Research notes and other materials concerning the firm of Root & Cady, a Chicago based music publishing firm that operated from 1858-1871, collected by Dena Epstein. Also includes information on other 19th century music publishers and composers.
Dates: 1843-1987; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1871

Nathan Cahoon Geer letters

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Identifier: VAULT Case-Wing-MS-+Z311 .G27
Abstract Collection of letters to and from Chicago printer Geer, relating to printing in Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois. Also included Scale and prices for book and job printing ... [Peoria, 1859] and A catalogue of the different varieties, of printing ... [Chicago : Geer & Wilson] 1846.
Dates: 1846-1854

Rand McNally and Company records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rand
Abstract Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Dates: 1856-1996

Willens & Company business and advertising specimens

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Willens & Co.
Abstract Collection of business forms and cards, advertisements, and other commercial printing specimens created by Chicago printing firm Willens & Company. Also included in the collection are brochures, catalogs, and other text describing the products and services of the company and current rates. The specimens were originally compiled in a three-ring binder for a sales representative to demonstrate the company's line of "standardized advertising and printed necessities and to take orders for...
Dates: 1939

William A. Kittredge papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kit
Abstract Chicago designer and author on design, Director of Design and Typography for the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. of Chicago from 1922-1945. Largely a collection of printed ephemera selected to exemplify the best design of the twentieth century, this collection also includes a few original designs by Kittredge, some correspondence with other designers (most notably Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, Edward A. Wilson, D.B. Updike, and Edward Penfield), and extensive samples of Kittredge's printed...
Dates: 1907-1952; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1944

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Cady, C. M. (Chauncey Marvin) 1