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Augustine J. Bowe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bowe
Abstract Correspondence, family and personal materials, works, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago judge and poet Augustine J. Bowe.
Dates: approximately 1890-1966; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-5
Abstract Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: ca. 1852-1975

Dorothy James Roberts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roberts
Abstract Correspondence, journals, unpublished manuscripts, and publicity of Arthurian novelist Dorothy James Roberts. Papers also include speeches, unpublished poetry, reviews of published works, and photographs of Roberts and her home.
Dates: 1932-1990

Ernestine Stodelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Stodelle
Abstract Collection of files kept by Ernestine Stodelle regarding her professional life as dancer, teacher, author and dance critic. Material relates to Stodelle’s own career and her association with dance figures Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Jose Limon and Louis Horst. Consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, programs, reviews, tributes, photographs, dance descriptions and reconstructions.
Dates: 1925-2006

Felix Borowski Papers

 Collection
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

Frank H. Beberdick Pullman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beberdick Pullman
Abstract Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.
Dates: 1881-2001

Illinois Ballet Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Illinois Ballet
Abstract The Illinois Ballet was founded in 1959 by two former Sadler's Wells ballet dancers, Richard Ellis and Christine Du Boulay. The company presented several seasons of performances per year until its demise in 1972. The company remained constant with four soloists and ten corps members, and included two dancer/choreographers, Hy Somers and Dom Orejudos (aka Etienne). Collection consists of numerous performance photographs, programs and publicity material, a few pieces of correspondence and office...
Dates: 1959-1972

James T. Farrell-Cleo Paturis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farrell-Paturis
Abstract Stories, articles, manuscript and photocopy drafts and notes by Farrell; a small collection of Farrell correspondence; miscellaneous material including reviews and appreciations of Farrell’s work; photographs of Farrell, Paturis, friends and occasions; and many audiocassettes of Farrell lectures, speeches and interviews. Paturis material includes several drafts of her unpublished memoir of her life with Farrell, a synopsis of his work, correspondence dating mainly after Farrell’s death in 1979,...
Dates: 1909-2006; Majority of material found within 1949 - 2006

Juanita Nicholson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Nicholson
Abstract Juanita Nicholson is a dance teacher and former volunteer at the Newberry in Chicago. Papers, which are mainly concerned with the Cecchetti Council of America and the Cecchetti method of teaching ballet, include instruction booklets, syllabi for dance classes and teacher examinations, some miscellaneous class notes, two volumes of piano music, a cassette tape, and phonograph records of Cecchetti Grades One through Five.
Dates: 1952-1983

Mark J. Satter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Satter
Abstract Papers of Chicago-born, DePaul University, educated lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his career as an advocate against wage garnishment, his crusade to end public aid and the launch of a new Works Progress Administration to provide stable employment to the under and unemployed, and his life-long battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of “contract selling.” Includes his columns for the Chicago Defender, book...
Dates: 1931-1965; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1965

Pullman Company Records - Audiovisual Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Case-Pullman-13
Abstract Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, films, filmstrips, and sound recordings, documenting Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company cars and car furnishings, officials and employees, properties, advertising, and employee recruitment and training. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1872-1976

Rand McNally and Company Records

 Collection
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

Raven Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven
Abstract Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.
Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Rudolph Ganz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ganz
Abstract Works, correspondence to and from prominent musical figures, family correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, artifacts, and a couple of recordings of this world-renowned concert pianist, composer, conductor, and educator.
Dates: 1864-2013

Sherwood Ross Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross
Abstract Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.
Dates: 1956-2014

Slim Brundage Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brundage
Abstract Writings and correspondence of Slim Brundage, founder of the College of Complexes, which operated on and off out of several locations on Chicago’s Near North Side during the 1950's-1960's as a forum where speakers and the audience debated controversial topics and read poetry. The collection also includes a variety of documents relating to the College of Complexes itself, such as correspondence, press releases, speaker solicitations, and poetry written by the College’s “students.”
Dates: 1955-1997; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1972

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