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The Far West : Explorations of the Country from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean by Gunnison, Fremont, and Beckwith (1853-1854)

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3261
Abstract Album of mounted and unsigned manuscript sketches, views and panoramas of the American West. They are mostly attributed to Richard H. Kern but also to F. W. Egloffstein and possibly to S.N. Carvalho. These artists were members of expeditions of 1853 and 1854 which were assembled to explore, survey and map the 38th and 39th parallels in order to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean.
Dates: 1853-1856

"The Gray Chrysanthemum" typescript

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-054
Abstract Typescript of "The Gray Chrysanthemum," possibly written by Gene Fowler, an American journalist, author and dramatist. The piece is likely about Sadakichi Hartmann, a poet friend of Fowler, and nicknamed "The Gray Chrysanthemum."
Dates: approximately 1960

The Jack and Jill Players records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Jack
Abstract Scripts, newsletters, and photographs from the Jack and Jill Players in Chicago.
Dates: approximately 1927-1973

The Negro in the City

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Identifier: VAULT Case folio-E185.6-.M48-1922
Abstract Set of 44 lantern slides produced by the Committee on Conservation and Advance of the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) that document the daily life of African Americans during the early years of the Great Migration from the rural American South, as well as outreach activities conducted by the MEC to assist them with finding work and social services. A majority of the slides show African American Methodist Episcopal church buildings in cities, such as Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, New York,...
Dates: 1922?

Theater programs collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Theater
Abstract Programs, playbills, and scrapbooks for theatrical productions, including music recitals, opera, some motion pictures, and other spectacles in addition to drama. Programs from Chicago, New York City, and England make up a large portion of the collection, but there are examples from theaters across the United States and Europe.
Dates: approximately 1755-present; Majority of material found within 1870 - 2015

Theodora Sturkow Ryder papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ryder
Abstract Chicago composer, concert pianist, and teacher who was an important figure in the city's musical scene from the late 19th century into the 1940s. Her papers include her diaries (including full descriptions of the World's Columbian Exposition), letters, musical compositions, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, recordings, and other materials.
Dates: 1890-1962

Theodore Harrison Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-134
Abstract Miscellaneous memorabilia relating to Theodore Harrison, Chicago concert baritone, choral conductor and teacher, consisting of clippings, programs and publicity material. Also, material concerning the Hull-House Music School and Chorus, including two recordings, as well as items about singers Nancy Carr and Barre Hill.
Dates: 1912-1949

Theodore Kornweibel Research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kornweibel
Abstract Research materials assembled by Theodore Kornweibel, a professor of African American studies at San Diego State University, used in the writing of monographs about federal surveillance of and campaigns against African Americans, 1917-1925, and federal efforts to compel Black loyalty during World War I. The collection consists of copies of FBI and other federal agency records, including case files obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, detailed notecards, printed federal documents, and...
Dates: 1910-2001

Theodore Thomas Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thomas
Abstract Correspondence, mainly incoming, of Theodore Thomas, the first conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his wife Rose Fay Thomas; photographs of musicians; and a small collection of miscellaneous material relating to the Thomases.
Dates: 1852-1926

Theodore Watson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Watson
Abstract Letters from Theodore Watson to his brother John in Hillsboro, Illinois, during the early months of the Civil War. Correspondence describes his life as a three-month enlistee in the Illinois 3rd Company (later the Illinois 9th Regiment) stationed at Camp Defiance to defend Cairo, Illinois.
Dates: 1861 April 27-July 7

Thomas Butler Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-127
Abstract Letters dating 1831 to 1898 from Thomas Butler Carter to his cousin Aaron Carter in New Jersey, which give descriptions of Carter’s personal and business life in Chicago, plus a few other letters. Also includes a typescript of Carter’s autobiographical sketch of his life in Chicago (1889), six studio photographic portraits, and several miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1831-1898

Thomas C. Pierson - John Alden Carpenter research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pierson
Abstract Papers relating to Professor Thomas C. Pierson's lifelong research on John Alden Carpenter, including his doctoral dissertation, unpublished monograph, articles and lecture notes, and research files. Research materials include chronological files, Carpenter's musical works and information about them; correspondence and other materials of family and friends; subject files regarding musical styles and other topics; reel to reel tapes and cassettes containing oral interviews with Carpenter's...
Dates: approximately 1910-2008

Thomas Conolly Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conolly
Abstract Material collected by Thomas Conolly, decorative plasterer and handyman for fifty-two years at the Auditorium Building in Chicago, which consists mainly of autographs and autographed historical letters. Also, bookplates, clippings, miscellaneous memorabilia, a few items relating to the Chicago Civic Opera Company and the Auditorium Theater, several photographs and pictures, and a group of personal letters to Conolly.
Dates: 1800-1944

Thomas F. Bohan documents regarding the reprint publication of the General directory and business advertiser of the city of the city of Chicago for the year 1844

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Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-30
Abstract Includes correspondence and contracts with and financial statements for Finch & McCullouch of Aurora, Ill. who reprinted the directory for Thomas Bohan in 1933; a Certificate of copyright registration from the Library of Congress Copyright Office dated May 10, 1930 renewing for Thomas Bohan the original copyright on the directory given to his father in 1902; a contract, never completed, with Roussey Publications of Chicago, Ill. to reprint the directory; purchase orders with Adolph Kroch...
Dates: 1884-1933

Thomas Ingmire notes and studies

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Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-20
Abstract Notes, sketches, studies and trial sheets for Ingmire's 1991 calligraphic manuscript now in the Newberry Library, Relearning the alphabet. The earliest studies are for a related uncompleted project started in the mid-1980's on a commission from the San Francisco collector Richard Harrison.
Dates: ca. 1984-1994

Thomas Jefferson Oxley letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-folio-Graff-3151
Abstract Thomas J. Oxley, after 1855, became heavily involved in California politics. He was a Whig and later a Know-nothing leader and a member of the state legislature. In 1857, he joined Henry A. Crabb in the ill-fated filibustering expedition into Sonora as surgeon-general. He was among those who lost their lives before the Mexican firing squads at Caborca. Oxley's letters to his family describe his overland journey to California, his difficulties and delights of living in California and the details...
Dates: 1850-1853

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

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Monroe, Harriet 16
Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (Newberry Library) 15
Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 15
Page, Ruth 12
Sandburg, Carl 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence 11
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 10
Carpenter, John Alden 10
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 10
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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
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Hecht, Ben 8
Lindsay, Vachel 8
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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
Mowrer, Paul Scott 7
Rand McNally and Company 7
Rosemont, Franklin 7
Rosemont, Penelope 7
Tietjens, Eunice 7
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 6
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 Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chicago Reader 6
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 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
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Newberry Library. John M. Wing Foundation 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 Indian Center of Chicago 5
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
Conroy, Jack 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
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Geronimo 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
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Henley, David 5
Hoover, Herbert 5
Illinois Central Railroad Company 5
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Lewis, Lloyd 5
Long, Larry 5
Michael Brown Rare Books 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
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Pound, Ezra 5
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