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Artists Book Works Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-ABW
Abstract Non-profit public education organization founded in 1983 by Barbara Lazarus Metz. Its records consist of administrative files, files on artists active in book work, and original art works created at the Artists Book Works studio or exhibited in its galleries.
Dates: 1982-2012; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1993

Arts Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Arts Club
Abstract Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial files.
Dates: 1892-2004

Ashton Stevens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stevens
Abstract The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.
Dates: approximately 1850-1952; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940

Auditorium Theater Programs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Auditorium
Abstract Programs and other materials for events taking place in the early years at Chicago's Auditorium Theater. Envisioned as a world-class theater and opera house by Chicago impresario Ferdinand Peck, the Adler and Sullivan-designed Auditorium opened in 1889 on the corner of Congress and Michigan Avenue.
Dates: 1888-1938

Auditorium Theatre Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Auditorium-Council
Abstract Clippings, notes, memos, and press releases regarding the Auditorium Theatre. Collection includes details of the theater's condition at the end of the 1950s and the renovation to restore it to its former condition. Most materials seem to be used to generate attention and funds for the renovation project that took place throughout the 1960s.
Dates: 1955-1970

Audrey Niffenegger Papers

 Collection
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

Audrey Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-WilliamsA
Abstract Scrapbooks, photographs, postcards, and some clippings and publicity material from dance Audrey Williams, who joined the Dorothy Hild dancers and performed stage shows at Chicago's Edgewater Beach Hotel, as well as touring with the USO during World War II.
Dates: 1900s-1960s

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

Bank and Carter Portfolio Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Bank-Carter
Abstract Sketches, layouts, proofs, and published calligraphic specimens created by Arnold Bank (1908-1986) and Will Carter (1912-2001) for the Arnold Bank Lettering Portfolio (1951) and Carter's sequels, Portfolio One (1967) and Portfolio Two (1974).
Dates: 1951-1971

Barbara Bartz Petchenik Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petchenik
Abstract Works, correspondence, and articles by and about cartographer Barbara Bartz Petchenik, who designed and produced the Newberry Library's Atlas of Early American History. In addition to that atlas, Petchenik worked at World Book Encyclopedia, improving their maps, and as senior sales representative for cartographic services at R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., Chicago.
Dates: 1965-2003; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1992

Barbara D'Amato Papers

 Collection
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

Barkhausen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-074
Abstract Small collection of family documents, all in German, relating to the Barkhausen family of Mequon, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Includes correspondence, 1854-1862, a small notebook, ca. 1857-1872, and an account book, 1888-1889.
Dates: 1854-1889

Barlow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-041
Abstract A small collection of material relating to two men, both named William Barlow, possibly father and son. Consists of letters, a poem, a notebook of a sermon and a draft of an address to the American Institute in Washington, D.C. by Reverend William Barlow; correspondence from William Barlow the younger to Matilda Richards Barlow, and an undated, unidentified cabinet photo of two women.
Dates: 1816-1851

Beers collection manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT Case MS folio-Z201-08353
Abstract Collection of typescripts, manuscripts, and notebooks by James W. Beers, developer of the Beers shorthand. Includes articles by Beers as well as copies of articles by others. The Beers shorthand collection was individually cataloged; search the online catalog under Author: Beers, James W. for all items.
Dates: 1850s-1950s

Beffel, John Nicholas. Letters to Caroline M. McIlvaine regarding Chief Shabbona

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-034
Abstract Includes three letters written by John Nicholas Beffel of New York to Caroline McIlvaine of the Chicago Historical Society from March 1932. Beffel describes his research for an article on Chief Shabbona and asks McIlvaine for additional information.
Dates: March 1932

Ben Hecht Filmscript Collection

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht2
Abstract Collection of cinema scripts and associated material, both credited and uncredited to Ben Hecht. The range of material includes not only scripts (including draft, first, and final), but also such items as footage schedules, dialogue continuity, budget estimates, publicity memorabilia, trailer information, research, story treatments, and synopses.
Dates: 1933-1968

Ben Hecht Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).
Dates: 1879-1983

Benjamin D. Hitz-Willa Cather Papers

 Collection
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

Benjamin Hawkins letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-368
Abstract North Carolina planter, U.S. senator, and Indian agent. Letters concerning southern Indian affairs, 1796-1812, from Hawkins to Col. David Henley, U.S. War Dept. agent based in Knoxville; James Jackson, governor of Georgia, 1798-1801; and Harry Toulmin, a prominent Mobile resident and later federal judge in the Mississippi Territory.,Subjects include setting the boundary line between the U.S. and the Creek Nation along the Clinch River and settlers on Indian lands there (1797); horse thefts and...
Dates: 1797-1812

Benjamin Henry Grierson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3039
Abstract Volunteer military officer during the Civil War, organizer of the U.S. Army Tenth Cavalry in 1866, commander of various Western army posts and active in opening the Western frontier until retirement in 1890. Grierson’s papers consist of correspondence (including over a hundred letters to his wife, Alice Kirk Grierson), documents such as orders, reports and maps and other military material, as well as personal miscellany relating to his service in the Western Territories. Microfilm copy...
Dates: 1865-1890

Bennett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-191
Abstract Genealogical materials (typescript), newspaper clippings (1970s), and 3 photographs (including a cabinet card and a tintype) relating to the Bennett Family of Lake County, Illinois. Gilbert and Mary Bennett, natives of Oswego, New York, moved to Newport Township, Illinois in the 1850s. Materials include a family history, genealogical charts, photographs of the Warren Township Band, a tintype of an unidentified musical band, and a portrait cabinet card of Gilbert and Mary Bennett.
Dates: 1880s-1993

Benny Meroff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Meroff
Abstract A USO scrapbook, with narrative and photographs, by entertainer and orchestra leader Benny Meroff, detailing his travels with the USO to Italy, Morocco, India, and elsewhere. Also includes some loose snapshots and photographs, copyright and royalty information about Meroff's songs, and a promotional flyer for an act performed by Meroff and his wife Kathleen (Kitty) McLaughlin.
Dates: 1927-2002

Berkman, Sylvia. Letter to Miss Schwartz and typed manuscript "Katherine Mansfield and the Child."

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-006
Abstract Contains letter from Sylvia Berkman to Miss Schwartz written on April 20th, 1941, and a typed manuscript of "Katherine Mansfield and the Child," published in the Wellesley Review, 1941-1942.
Dates: April 20, 1941

Bernard E. Wilson Papers

 Series
Identifier: NL-Archives-12/15/05
Abstract Newberry Library reference librarian and later cataloguer of special materials (rare books, music), 1959-1986. Wilson's papers include personal records (diplomas, photographs, civil service papers) and correspondence re his Newberry appointment and with friends and family, European trip diaries, estate files, and records of the Hattie Strong Foundation.
Dates: 1915-1993

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brommel-Debs
Abstract Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.
Dates: 1886-2003

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
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Unknown 11
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 6
Chicago Reader 6
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Cowley, Malcolm 6
D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 6
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Turbyfill, Mark 6
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
University of Chicago 6
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