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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

Addie V. Hibbard Gregory Travel Diaries and Family Photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hibbard
Abstract Travel diaries (Europe, Albania) of Addie V. Hibbard Gregory of Chicago, 1875-1931, together with travel photographs of Europe, Estes Park, Colorado, and Santa Barbara, California. Also numerous 19th and early 20th century family photographs (carte de visite, cabinet, Kodak, etc.) of the Hibbard, Gregory, Buckingham, Casselberry, and Durham families of Chicago and St. Paul, and a few stereograph images of Chicago, including Lyon & Healy.
Dates: approximately 1871-1938

Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Atwater
Abstract Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.
Dates: approximately 1932-1956

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

Alfred F. Young Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Young
Abstract Research working files, correspondence, and writings of Alfred F. Young, prominent historian of the ordinary people of the American Revolution and mentor to a whole generation of younger scholars. Young taught for over 25 years at Northern Illinois University and after his retirement was a senior research fellow at the Newberry Library.
Dates: 1930-2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Alice French Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thanet
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, clippings and other miscellaneous material relating to Alice French, author of short stories, novels and essays, who wrote under the pseudonym Octave Thanet.
Dates: 1871-1934

Alice Gerstenberg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gerstenberg
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.
Dates: 1903-1971

Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-HayesA
Abstract Daily journals, travel journals, sketchbooks, writings, and other papers of Chicago writer Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes, who founded and ran Ragdale, a retreat for writers, musicians, and artists, at her family's Lake Forest estate designed by her grandfather, Howard Van Doren Shaw. Dating from 1934-2001, Hayes' journals contain extensive reflections on motherhood, marriage, writing, and a host of other topics, as well as her own creative work. They document an independent woman entering...
Dates: 1934-2006

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

Alma Boge Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-BogeA
Abstract Appointment calendars, daily journals, photo albums and supplemental material preserved by Alma Boge, from her high school age onward, documenting her life as a wife, mother of five children, and working woman actively involved in her communities of Spokane WA, Park Ridge, IL, Gig Harbor, WA, Scottsdale, AZ, and Barrington, IL.
Dates: 1944-2015

Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petersen
Abstract Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a German soldier-admirer, 1914-1915. Topics include attitudes toward the impending war in Europe, the treatment of chronic illness, and the school and vacation experiences of a well-off young woman.
Dates: 1909-1970; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1930

Anne Siewers Coyne Papers

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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

Audrey Niffenegger papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Niffenegger
Abstract Typescript drafts of The Time Traveler’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
Dates: 1990-1993

Barbara D'Amato papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-D'Amato
Abstract Chicago suspense novel author and winner of the Mary Higgins Clark Prize and Carl Sandburg Award. Includes working drafts and printed copy of D'Amato's 2004 novel, Death of a Thousand Cuts.
Dates: 2001-2004

Benjamin D. Hitz-Willa Cather Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitz-Cather
Abstract Chiefly correspondence of Benjamin D. Hitz with librarians, booksellers and experts, relating to his search for first editions of Willa Cather; together with notes for studies on her biography, bibliographies and criticism. Also, a small collection of incoming and outgoing Willa Cather correspondence, including twelve original Cather letters and a few copies, plus several relating to Cather.
Dates: 1913-1949

Bess Winakor Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winakor
Abstract Newspaper articles and story files of Bess Winakor, Chicago correspondent for Women's Wear Daily, 1967-1974, and reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1974-1978. Includes background materials, interview notes, and dispatches for stories about Hugh Hefner, Judge Julius Hoffman and Pat Nixon, materials from trips to Iran in 1976, and Washington D.C. in 1977 for the Carter inauguration, as well as scrapbooks containing her articles...
Dates: 1967-1977

Bessie Barnes Papers

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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

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

Bryan L. Bossier postcard collection

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Identifier: Modern-MS-Bossier
Abstract This collection of approximately 1,500 postcards, a gift from Bryan L. Bossier, consists of printed and photographic postcards related to twentieth century social history. Subjects include: suffragettes and the women’s right to vote movement, American evangelism, the Ku Klux Klan, early road building, temperance and the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, boxing, and Christmas.
Dates: approximately 1880s-1920s

Carolyn Ashbaugh Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ashbaugh
Abstract Includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, cassette tapes of interviews, etc., for Carolyn Ashbaugh's biography of Lucy Parsons, published by the Charles H. Kerr Co. for the Illinois Labor History Society in 1976.
Dates: 1970-1976

Cartwright Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cartwright
Abstract Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Russell, Stanley's wife (feature...
Dates: 1877-1982

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

Christina Olson Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Olson
Abstract Material relating to Chicago dancer Christina Olson, who at the age of twelve performed as a Turkish dancer in the Turkish Theater at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893. Includes music school diploma, hand-written documents concerning her employment and performances, her marriage certificate and two photographs. Also, three items relating to the Exposition – a general ticket of admission, her passbook and a program for the Turkish Theater.
Dates: 1891-1918

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

Cole Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854 - 1928

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