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David C. Meyer Collection of Letterheads and Stationery

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing-NC1002-L47 D38
Abstract Collection of letterheads and stationery from David C. Meyer, owner of Meyerbooks and its imprint David Meyer Magic Books. Collection consists of single sheet letterheads, envelopes, stationery packets, and advertising materials originally issued by hotels, businesses, organizations, and performers.
Dates: 1861? to approximately 2013; Majority of material found within 1915 - 2000

Edith Allard papers

 Collection
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

Frederick A. Stock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stock
Abstract Incoming correspondence to Frederick A. Stock, second conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also photographs of Stock rehearsing at Interlochen Music Camp, early 1940s.
Dates: 1904-1940s

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Prayer Card Collection

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Identifier: Case Wing folio-BX4651.2-C37-1919
Abstract Collection of 289 religious items, consisting primarily of holy cards, as well as memorial cards, calendars of feast days, prayer booklets, and thank you cards from Europe, Japan, and the United States, produced between 1919 and approximately 1980.
Dates: 1919 to approximately 1980

Italian Religious Broadsides

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Identifier: Case Wing oversize-ZC 93-185
Abstract Collection of 154 religious broadsides printed in Italy between 1611 and 1697. These broadsides were issued for various Catholic feast days and other religious occasions; the majority of items feature sonnets related to these topics. Many broadsides were commissioned by confraternities or trade guilds and most were dedicated to clerical or noble patrons of these organizations.
Dates: 1611-1697

John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File
Abstract Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.
Dates: Approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1999

Joseph Giganti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Giganti
Abstract Papers and photographs pertaining to Chicagoan Joe Giganti, a labor defense activist who served as the Chairman of the Board of the Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company. The collection includes 1930s periodicals, documents, and ephemera of Communist and Socialist groups in Chicago, New York, Italy, and elsewhere. Also included are Giganti's University papers, a file on Giorgio del Vecchio, an audio recording of Giganti, and a photograph album, which features Joe's wife, Rose.
Dates: 1917-1986; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950

Letter Milan, Italy to Salvatore Cammarano, Naples

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Identifier: Modern-MS-30
Abstract Letter regarding the collaboration of Verdi and Cammarano on a piece based on Voltaire's Alzire.
Dates: 1845 Jan. 25

Mendicant Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case-folio-HV4493 .N49
Abstract Collection of printed poems, postcards, photographs, and other ephemera with appeals to the public by people who are blind, deaf, or with other physical disabilities, offered in exchange for a small donation. Geographic coverage is focused primarily on the United States but also includes Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Scandinavia, and Spain.
Dates: approximately 1850-2018

Road Maps and Travel Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Maps-Travel-Ephemera
Abstract Growing collection of printed road maps and travel ephemera issued to promote local tourism. Scattered worldwide geographic coverage, but most extensive for the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Dates: 1876-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

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Bibliotheca Wittockiana 1
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Brockton (Mass.). Police Department 1
Cammarano, Salvatore 1
Carlier, Emile 1
Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg 1
Carver, Art 1
Catherine, of Alexandria, Saint 1
Cavalli, Francesco 1
Centro del bel libro (Ascona, Switzerland) 1
Challenge Machinery Company 1
Chambers, John 1
Charles H. Kerr Company 1
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1
Chiesa di Sant'Angelo (Rome, Italy) 1
Cole, Chick 1
Commonwealth Rescue League (Upton, Mass.) 1
Cosmas, Saint 1
Covert, Geo. L. 1
Damian, Saint 1
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Dragondelli, Giacomo 1
Dympna, Saint 1
ELM Press 1
Edwards, V., Cap. 1
Egorova, Lubov Nikolaevna 1
Farnsworth, Edith 1
Filip, František 1
Folk, L. M. 1
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Freemasons. Medina Lodge, No. 336 (Medina, N.Y.) 1
Giganti, Joseph 1
Graff, William W. 1
Grainger, Percy 1
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Guild of the Brave Poor Things 1
Harriss, Daniel E. F. P. 1
Hightower, Rosella 1
Holmes, Julian (Lyricist) 1
Idaho Center for the Book 1
Imago Press (Toronto, Ont.) 1
Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Clinton Lodge, No. 98 (Lock Haven, Pa.) 1
Indulgence Press 1
Industrial Workers of the World 1
InterContinental Hotels Group 1
Interlochen Arts Academy (Interlochen, Mich.) 1
International Brotherhood of Magicians 1
International Printing Museum (Carson, Calif.) 1
Jesus Christ 1
Johnston, Clarence A. 1
Joseph, Saint 1
Kaak, Willy 1
Kales, Albert Martin 1
Krÿnberg, A. 1
Landowska, Wanda 1
Laurence, Saint, of Rome 1
Lazari, Ignazio de 1
Lentini, Frank A. 1
Ligue des Droits du religieux ancien combattant 1
Limited Editions Club 1
Liturgy Training Publications (Firm) 1
Marc Antonio & Orazio Campana 1
Martha, Saint 1
McKeown, Frank 1
McKittrick, Bruce 1
Meyer, David 1
Michael (Archangel) 1
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1
Minnen, A. v. d. 1
Modern Woodmen of America 1
Moneta, Francesco 1
Moneta, Paolo 1
Montale, Eugenio 1
Mooney, Thomas J. 1
Mougenel, J. 1
Nash, John Henry 1
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Passavant Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Pineda, Ricardo 1
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