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Charles T. Cullen Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-03/07
Abstract Papers of the seventh president of the Newberry Library, 1986 to 2005, during which Cullen led two successful Capital Campaigns and a building renovation. Prior to his arrival at Newberry, Cullen worked as a senior research historian and editor of "The Papers of Thomas Jefferson" at Princeton University. The creation of the Public Programs Department, a database system called NLCindex, the Development Office, and the Encyclopedia of Chicago History were major projects of Cullen's tenure. ...
Dates: 1975-2009; Majority of material found within 1986 - 2005

Edward E. Ayer Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-02/15/02
Abstract Railroad tie manufacturer who donated his collection of materials on America and American Indians to the Newberry Library and served as a Newberry trustee from 1892 to 1911. Ayer's papers include correspondence (some pertaining to Newberry collections), writings, documents, tributes, and photographs and reminiscences of his westward and overseas travels. Ayer was a Sergeant in Company E, 1st Regiment of Cavalry, California Volunteers, and a 2nd Lieutenant in Company I, Regiment of New Mexico...
Dates: 1847-1978, bulk 1860-1934; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1934

Ernst Detterer Administrative subject files

Identifier: NL-Archives-08/04/03
Abstract Correspondence and subject files covering all aspects of Detterer's professional work at the Newberry Library. Subject files relate specifically to both the administration of the Wing Collection and printing in general. There are also printing samples and correspondence from such organizations as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Calligraphy Study Group, and the Caxton, First Edition, and Grolier Clubs and there is correspondence with Ray DaBoll, Eric Gill, Frederic Goudy, Alfred...
Dates: 1921-1947

Everett D. Graff Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-02/15/03
Abstract Chicago steel company executive, philanthropist, Western Americana collector, and Newberry Library president of the Board of Trustees, 1953-1964, who near the end of his term donated his Western Americana collection to the library. Graff's papers include correspondence and financial records relating to his purchases of and research on Western Americana, and also published reports of historical societies, clippings, typescripts, membership cards and photographs.
Dates: 1921-1964, bulk 1930-1960; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

George B. Utley Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-03/04
Abstract Fourth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1920-1942. Utley's papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, journals, research notes and photographs relating to Newberry gifts, personnel, acquisitions, exhibitions, publications and trustees, as well as to Utley's personal life and his connections with the American Library Association and other library organizations.
Dates: 1879-1946

Hall, Frederick A.H. - Bibliographer's subject files

Identifier: NL-Archives-08/03/01
Abstract Librarian and specialist in Latin American and Iberian history and literature, who served in a variety Newberry Library positions from 1955 to 1972. Files concern the management of the Greenlee Collection, collection development, the Graff Collection searching and sale projects, and Hall's studies at the University of Texas.
Dates: 1949-1983, bulk 1962-1972; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1972

Henry Probasco home ("Oakwood") and family photographs

Identifier: Midwest-MS-194
Abstract Copies of photographs originally produced approximately 1890 of the Henry Probasco’s Cincinnati home, "Oakwood," and of his family. The photographs of the interior include one of the library. The shot of the exterior is of his family on the front steps of their home.
Dates: approximately 1890

Horace Sweeney Oakley Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Oakley
Abstract Correspondence and papers of lawyer and civic leader Horace S. Oakley. Also photographs, memorabilia, writings, and materials relating to his work with The Orchestral Association in Chicago, the American Red Cross Commission to Macedonia, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
Dates: 1881-1929

James M. Wells Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-03/21/01
Abstract Newberry Library curator of the John M. Wing Foundation for the History of Printing (1951), and later also custodian of the Rare Book Room (1963), associate director (1964), vice president (1975) and George Amos Poole III Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts (1981). Wells' papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports and manuscripts relating to his Newberry responsibilities, the Wing Collection and other organizations with which he was affiliated.
Dates: 1951-1984

Probasco, Henry. List of trees and shrubs bought of Mr. Ernst for the grounds of H. Probasco

Identifier: Midwest-MS-013
Abstract List of trees and shrubs bought of Mr. Ernest for the grounds of Henry Probasco, received at Clifton in April 1859. Includes cost information for plants.
Dates: April 1859

W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole Research Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williamson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.
Dates: 1865-1959

W.N.C. Carlton Papers

Identifier: NL-Archives-03/03
Abstract Librarian and author, who served as the Newberry Library's third librarian, 1909-1920. The papers of Carlton's administration consist of correspondence, reports, and memoranda relating to reference, book ordering, relations with other libraries and institutions, and routine matters, as well as scrapbooks of correspondence with the Library of Congress and of amusing and interesting letters received by the Newberry.
Dates: 1901-1920

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