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Abby Louise Tallmadge papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tallmadge
Abstract Correspondence to Abby L. Tallmadge from fellow scholars regarding her work on Jane Austen, a few manuscript copies of her scholarly work, a family scrapbook and printed material relating to the architectural work of her brother, Thomas Eddy Tallmadge.
Dates: approximately 1860-1952

Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown Family
Abstract Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, numerous group and portrait photographs, a scrapbook, travel and souvenir items and snapshots, relating to sisters Grace and Genevieve Brown, musicians who were members of three American all-girl bands between 1923 and 1932. A large part of the collection consists of photographs of the bands and the performers: Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues, as well as numerous small travel photographs Also a small...
Dates: 1918-1972; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1932

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

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

Edna L. McRae papers

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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

Edward Eagle Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown
Abstract Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendants in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.
Dates: 1749-1955; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1900

Edward Price Bell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1942

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, and...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Harriet Lundgren Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Lundgren
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.
Dates: 1917-1991; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Iva Kitchell Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Kitchell
Abstract Six scrapbooks and large folder of loose material relating to the dance and performance career of Iva Kitchell. Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, reviews, advertising material, memorabilia and other miscellaneous items that cover Kitchell’s life, from her affiliation with the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet in 1926 to her retirement from an international stage career as a satiric dance mime in 1961. Also, a 1984 catalog of an exhibition of the paintings by her husband Stokely...
Dates: 1926-1984; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1958

John Doctoroff Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Dates: 1924-1967

Steele-Winters Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Steele-Winters
Abstract Correspondence, estate papers, family records, farm related accounts, diaries, cards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, oral histories, and photographs of the Steele and Winters families. Both families were early homesteaders and farmers in rural northwestern Illinois, settling in and around Bureau, Sangamon, and Winnebago Counties in Illinois in the early 1800s. Their extended families continue to live and farm in these areas to the present day.
Dates: 1860-2009; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1970

William Morton Payne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Payne
Abstract Correspondence, works, scrapbooks, and other personal materials pertaining to William Morton Payne's life as a literary critic, periodical editor, translator, and educator.
Dates: approximately 1850-1920

Woolson family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woolson
Abstract Letters, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, and genealogical materials concerning the Woolson family of New Hampshire, Ohio, and Chicago.
Dates: 1856-1950; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1910

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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 2
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
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Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
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All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Allison, Keith (dance teacher) 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
America First Committee 1
American Council for Judaism 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Austen, Jane 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Baker family 1
Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich 1
Balanchine, George 1
Bank, Marji 1
Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron 1
Bedells, Phyllis 1
Bell, Edward Price 1
Bell, Laird 1
Bell, Mary Alice Mills 1
Berger, Elmer 1
Binder, Carroll 1
Bingham, Barry 1
Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne 1
Borowski, Elsa 1
Borowski, Felix 1
Branstrom, William J. 1
Brown family 1
Brown family (Kentucky) 1
Brown, Constantine 1
Brown, Edward Osgood 1
Brown, Genevieve 1
Brown, Grace 1
Brown, McAuliffe 1
Brown, William 1
Browne, Waldo R. (Waldo Ralph) 1
Budd, Ralph 1
Bullen, Percy Sutherland 1
Bush Conservatory (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Butterworth Center (Moline, Ill.) 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Chapman, R. W. (Robert William) 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Clearing House Association 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clay, Henry 1
Comfort, Will Levington 1
Coolidge, Calvin 1
Cowles, John 1
Darrow, Clarence 1
Davis, Mitchell P. 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Dillard University 1
Doctoroff, John 1
Doctoroff, Rose, 1893-1956 1
Dolin, Anton 1
Drake Hotel 1
Dutton, Mary L. 1
Edwards Place (Springfield, Ill.) 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
Engelhard, Benjamin M. 1
Federal Life Insurance Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Fishbein, Morris 1
Gannett, Lewis 1
Garfinkle, Ann 1
Garfinkle, Henry 1
Gerber, Daniel F. 1
Gerber, Frank D. 1
Gilmore, Eugene Stuart 1
Goldsmith, Dorothy 1
Graham, Martha 1
Grainger, Percy 1
Grieg, Edvard 1
Hamilton, Isaac Miller 1
Harris, Paul Percy 1
Harry Waiman and His Debutantes 1
Hindemith, Paul 1
Hirschberg, Abram 1
Hitler, Adolf 1
Hollywood Beach Hotel (Hollywood, Fla.) 1
Holm, Hanya 1
Horner, Henry 1
Hotel Belvedere (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Howard, Alan 1
Hughes, Charles Evans 1
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