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Thomas Lee Ballenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Ballenger
Abstract Correspondence and writings of author, educator, and historian Thomas Lee Ballenger; photographs, legal papers, and documents of the Cherokee Indians, their territory, and prominent individuals who contributed to Oklahoma's history; genealogical materials including detailed tables, charts, and diagrams of individual Cherokee families; and extensive collections of archaeological artifacts.
Dates: 1730-1968; Majority of material found within 1835 - 1968

Thomas Martin Easterly daguerreotypes

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-3648-3662
Abstract Fifteen daguerreotypes depicting images of Sauk, Fox, and Iowa Native Americans, as well as two non-native men.
Dates: approximately 1845-1849

Thomas Mather Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT folio Graff-2707
Abstract Letters, diaries, account book, map and biographical sketch, most in connection with Mather’s activities as one of three commissioners appointed by the government to survey and mark a route from Missouri to Santa Fe in 1825.
Dates: 1825-1886

Thorvald Otterström Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Otterström
Abstract Collection of sheet music, correspondence, photographs, programs, advertisements, reviews, and notes belonging to the Danish-born Chicago composer and teacher Thorvald Otterström. Sheet music includes Otterström's original published compositions, manuscripts, and notes, in addition to works that he arranged and ghostwrote for his contemporary composers. Photographs include portraits from 1910 until his death 1942. Otterström's correspondence regarding art, philosophy, music, and literature...
Dates: 1904-1952

Tia Chucha Press Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tia Chucha
Abstract Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.
Dates: 1989-1999

Tiffany Blake newspaper clippings

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-150
Abstract Signed or initialled articles, dated 13 April 1901-30 January 1919, by Tiffany Blake for the Chicago tribune, photocopied from a scrapbook from the library of his wife Margaret Day Blake in July 1971. Many early articles are published under the column "Current of things". The articles report on topics of both local and international interest in politics, social conditions, and the arts.
Dates: 1901-1919

Timothy Pickering letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-926
Abstract Correspondence, dating mainly from 1795, of the secretary of war, Timothy Pickering, primarily with David Henley, War Dept. agent in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, but also with David Campbell, William Blount, and John McNairy, regarding Indian and militia affairs in what is now Tennessee.,Much of the 1795 correspondence, including an extract of a letter to Gov. Blount and an Aug. 28, 1795, letter to Judge David Campbell, concerns the U.S. refusal to support the...
Dates: 1795-1798; Majority of material found in 1795 - 1795

T.M. Cleland letters and sketches

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cl
Abstract Letters exchanged between Cleland and Alfred Hamill, a few sketches (including one for the Newberry Library), and a small group of related letters. With the exception of 1 item, the Cleland letters are reproductions.
Dates: 1924-1952

Todd Bauer Collection of Chicago Writers' Playscripts

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bauer
Abstract Todd Bauer's collection of 31 playscripts written by Chicagoans.
Dates: 2003-2014

Tom Greensfelder Design Records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Greensf
Abstract Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.
Dates: 1989-2015

Tom Greenwood Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Greenwood
Abstract Papers of Thomas J. Greenwood, Housing Chairman of the American Indian Chicago Conference, sponsored by the University of Chicago in June, 1961. Mostly printed material consisting of correspondence, articles and pamphlets that relate to Indian policy in general and specifically the Conference, its preparation and its aftermath, as well as a few miscellaneous Indian-related items. Includes an autobiographical letter from Tom Greenwood to anthropologist Brian Bardy, and a videotaped conversation...
Dates: 1960-1986; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1961

Town and Country Arts Club Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-TownandCountry
Abstract Records of the Town and Country Arts Club of Chicago, previously known as the Art Study Class and the North Shore Arts Club. Conceived in 1932 and continuing to the present, the group meets “to study the great world arts that have gone before, to assist in their preservation for future generations, and to encourage the arts of the present day.” Records include president’s books, minutes, reports, membership rosters and attendance records, directories, presentations, photographs, histories, and...
Dates: 1944-2007

Trumbull Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Trumbull
Abstract Correspondence, diaries and photographs of the Trumbull family of Chicago from 1876 until 1956. The collection gives candid insight into the lives of the young Trumbull sisters while studying music in Vienna through their letters home to Chicago. The most sizeable contribution of correspondence comes from prolific letter-writer Florence Trumbull, who wrote regularly to her sisters and mother, Mary Elizabeth Foster Trumbull, over the course of five decades.
Dates: 1876-1990; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1950

Tubbs Family Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-099
Abstract Account book and miscellaneous notes relating to the shipbuilding business of the Tubbs family in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Includes receipts and entries for costs of goods, employee pay, and other expenses.
Dates: 1805-1818

Type Specimen Sheets and Booklets

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing-Z250-A5
Abstract A collection of over 2500 type specimen sheets and other advertising materials issued by type foundries, typesetters, and printers that display typefaces, type families, or groups of types. Geographic coverage includes United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe.
Dates: 1870-ongoing

Val Lauder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lauder
Abstract Proof copy and final draft of The Back Page, by former Chicago Daily News columnist and feature writer Valarie (Val) Lauder. Also includes some press clippings and items from her tenure as a journalist.
Dates: 1940s-2013

Vardis Fisher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-FisherV
Abstract Letters, articles, and memorabilia of Idaho writer Vardis Fisher, best known as the author of Children of God.
Dates: 1955-1969

Varney Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-091
Abstract Twenty-six deeds and documents pertaining to the Varney family's land holdings in Penobscot County, Maine.
Dates: 1833-1853

Velma Salabiye papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Salabiye
Abstract Navajo librarian involved in promoting American Indian librarianship and evaluating major American Indian collections. Papers include research material for American Indian Bibliography that Salabiye worked on with John Aubrey of the Newberry Library.
Dates: 1980-1995

Victor Lawson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawson
Abstract Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.
Dates: approximately 1860-1931; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1925

Vincent Starrett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Starrett
Abstract Chicago biographer, bibliographer, essayist, collector, literary critic, and journalist, as well as a devotee of Sherlock Holmes, who worked at the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Tribune from 1906 until 1967. Includes copies of Starrett's Tribune "Books Alive" column, 1942-1967, together with correspondence from Harry Hansen, Basil Rathbone and others, and other articles and essays. This collection is entirely composed of photocopies, largely made from the Vincent Starrett collection at the...
Dates: 1918-1986

Vincenzo La Capria papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-La Capria
Abstract Music (mostly manuscript) and a few miscellaneous biographical materials and notes of composer Vincenzo La Capria, who immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1916 and taught music in the Chicago area. Also clippings about his wife, soprano Vanda La Capria.
Dates: 1917-1954

Virgil J. Vogel Research and Personal Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Vogel
Abstract Writings and research material on American Indian place names and other subjects relating to Native Americans of the Chicago author and professor Virgil J. Vogel. Also includes newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1941-1993

Virginia Donaldson papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Donaldson
Abstract Virginia Donaldson was the press agent for the New York City Ballet from 1966 to 1982 and also worked in publicity for Chicago area arts organizations. Her papers include programs, souvenir books, publicity, and working files of various dance companies and festivals all over the United States.
Dates: approximately 1930-1996

Virna Harman Walker Johnston Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-JohnstonV
Abstract Correspondence, programs, report cards, and clippings relating to Chicago dancer and dance instructor Virna Harman Walker Johnston.
Dates: 1903-1959; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1930

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Pullman Company 21
Monroe, Harriet 16
Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (Newberry Library) 15
Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 15
Sandburg, Carl 12
Ayer, Edward Everett 11
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence 11
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
Page, Ruth 11
Roosevelt, Theodore 11
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Carpenter, John Alden 10
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
Garland, Hamlin 10
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 10
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Chicago sun-times 9
Fuller, Henry Blake 9
Algren, Nelson 8
Anderson, Sherwood 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
DaBoll, Raymond F. 8
Field, Eugene 8
Hecht, Ben 8
Lindsay, Vachel 8
Masters, Edgar Lee 8
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 8
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 8
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 7
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong) 7
Dell, Floyd 7
Dennis, Charles Henry 7
Howells, William Dean 7
Industrial Workers of the World 7
Lincoln, Abraham 7
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott 7
Rand McNally and Company 7
Rosemont, Franklin 7
Rosemont, Penelope 7
Tietjens, Eunice 7
Bolm, Adolph 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 6
Chicago Reader 6
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 6
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 6
Cowley, Malcolm 6
D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 6
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 6
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 6
Hayes, James 6
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 6
Newberry Library. John M. Wing Foundation 6
Newberry, Walter Loomis 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Thomas, Theodore 6
Turbyfill, Mark 6
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
University of Chicago 6
American Red Cross 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Barry, D. F. (David Francis) 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell 5
Butcher, Fanny 5
Catich, Edward M. 5
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Conroy, Jack 5
Daley, Richard J. 5
Dreiser, Theodore 5
Fairbank, Alfred J. 5
Ficke, Arthur Davison 5
Geronimo 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry 5
Henley, David 5
Hoover, Herbert 5
Illinois Central Railroad Company 5
Lawson, Victor Freemont 5
Lewis, Lloyd 5
Michael Brown Rare Books 5
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 5
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