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Bernhard Ziehn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ziehn
Abstract Manuscript and printed music, correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia of this Chicago music theorist, teacher, and critic. The German-born Ziehn taught such notables as Grace Chadbourne and John Alden Carpenter and also wrote textbooks on harmony and composition; he was known for his original and unorthodox musical views. Music includes Ziehn's own works in addition to works of other composers, often with Ziehn's manuscript notes. Correspondence includes letters...
Dates: approximately 1880-1950

Bertha Duppler Baur Diaries and appointment books

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Baur
Abstract Diaries (partly in shorthand) and appointment books of Bertha Duppler Baur, Chicago businesswoman, suffragette, lawyer, and politician. Business school and law school graduate, Bertha Duppler came to Chicago at age 17 as a stenographer and wielded considerable political power as the personal secretary to three postmasters. In 1909 she married millionaire Jacob Baur, founder of the Liquid Carbonic Corporation, and was actively involved in the management of the company after his 1912 death....
Dates: 1898-1939

Bertha Ott Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ott
Abstract Business papers of Chicago concert manager Bertha Ott, including box office statements, photographs, correspondence, and programs. Ott was secretary to the impresario F. Wight Neumann for 20 years. After his death in 1924, she continued his work by forming her own company and managing concerts at the Auditorium Theatre, Studebaker Theatre, Civic Opera House, and a variety of other venues.
Dates: 1890s-1961; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1961

Bess Winakor Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winakor
Abstract Newspaper articles and story files of Bess Winakor, Chicago correspondent for Women's Wear Daily, 1967-1974, and reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1974-1978. Includes background materials, interview notes, and dispatches for stories about Hugh Hefner, Judge Julius Hoffman and Pat Nixon, materials from trips to Iran in 1976, and Washington D.C. in 1977 for the Carter inauguration, as well as scrapbooks containing her articles...
Dates: 1967-1977

Bessie Barnes Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Barnes
Abstract Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920s and 1930s.
Dates: 1896-1992

Betty J. Blum Blatchford Family Research Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blum
Abstract Research notes, copies of original letters, photographs, and other documents, and copies of secondary articles all gathered and created by Blum for an article on the Eliphalet W. Blatchford family and their LaSalle Street house, furnishings, and art collection.
Dates: 1862-1983

Bill Lende Collection of Tall Tale Postcards

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lende
Abstract Collection of both printed and real-photo postcards depicting exaggerated images. Common themes are oversize fruits and vegetables as well as large fish and futuristic scenes. Aside from a significant collection of cards featuring jackalopes, most of the collection dates to the early 20th century. Roughly 1500 postcards in all with additional ephemera, photographs, and research files.
Dates: 1906-2006; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1920

Bill Mauldin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mauldin
Abstract Mauldin was a GI cartoonist and later worked for the St. Louis Dispatch and for the Chicago Sun Times, and is remembered for his haunting image of Lincoln weeping after Kennedy's assassination. Includes copies of Mauldin's works, including pamphlets printed in Europe during WW II, one original editorial cartoon, and three original drawings of the Kennedy inauguration.
Dates: 1941-2003

Bill Mullen Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mullen
Abstract Papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Mullen, who in the 1970s worked undercover for the Chicago Board of Elections, and covered the end of the Vietnam War, OPEC, the SALT treaties, and famine in Africa; and in the 1980s investigated political refugees. As a world traveler, he wrote extensively about his excursions, particularly to Antarctica. He later became well-known around Chicago for his coverage of the city's cultural institutions.
Dates: 1967-2012

Blackburn Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-071
Abstract Papers of A. B. Blackburn, A. W. Blackburn, W. H. Blackburn of North Carolina, and other family members. Consists of correspondence, journal account book, financial documents, deeds, wills, Civil War documents, and other miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1803-1907

Blatchford Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1965

Blatchford Family Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914

Blinc Publishing Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-B65 B55-1997
Abstract 23 items produced by Blinc Publishing between 1997 and 2015. Includes promotional posters, letterpress prints, compact discs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1997-2015

Blue Sky Press records

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Identifier: Case Wing oversize-Z 311-B623
Abstract Business records of the press, which was in operation (mainly in Chicago) during the first decade of 1900. The later correspondence deals with the dispersal of the press.
Dates: 1900-1917

Bob Sickinger Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sickinger
Abstract Press reviews and photographs of Hull House Theater productions directed by Bob Sickinger, 1963-1969, together with copies of Sickinger's 1963 essay on the state of theater in Chicago and his press release regarding his involuntary departure from Hull House in 1969. Also a few programs, press releases, advertisements, a fan letter, and a thesis on Hull House children's theater programs. As director of Hull House Theater between 1963 and 1969, Sickinger was instrumental in founding Chicago’s Off...
Dates: 1934-1985; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1969

Boyce-Gilbert Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Boyce
Abstract Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information about the Boyce-Gilbert family, beginning with the diary of Le Roy Boyce, a Cortland, New York native and successful Chicago drugstore owner. Collection also includes diaries from Simeon Leonard Boyce beginning in 1869 and Elizabeth Boyce Gilbert beginning in 1910. Collection contains an extensive family tree documenting the genealogy until 1898, and biographical sketches of Boyce family members.
Dates: 1831-2000

Brief of title to the premises on the south side of Cuthbert Street... Philadelphia

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Identifier: Modern-MS-52
Abstract A document labeled "Brief of Title to Certain Described Property (1846) Philadelphia". An inside description specifies "the premises on the South side of Cuthbert Street 233 feet East of 20th in the City of Philadelphia." Title shows the lineage of residency from John Fromberger, 1782, through others to Francis Hopkinson, 1846.
Dates: 1846

Briggs Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-072
Abstract Letters from Elijah Briggs of Indiana to parents Benjamin and Susanna Briggs of Ohio and brothers Alexander and Benjamin; letters from Elijah Briggs' wife Helen Briggs to her mother-in-law; two essays written by Elijah Briggs; a few miscellaneous letters; and one photo, possibly of Benjamin and Susanna Briggs.
Dates: 1837-1910

British Price Registers

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Identifier: Modern-MS-39
Abstract Three English manuscript ledgers titled "I. Coal and Metals", "III. Food Stuffs", and "IV. Miscellaneous". The ledgers record the prices of these materials for various regions of England between 1900 and 1916. The recorder also notes that information was taken from various trade publications.
Dates: 1900-1916

Brothers of the Book Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Wo
Abstract Records of the Brothers of the Book Society founded by Woodworth in 1898 with the purpose of publishing noteworthy books. Collection includes incoming and outgoing letters, works, photographs and mementoes, and publications by and about the "Brothers of the Book."
Dates: 1896-1922

Brown Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown Family
Abstract Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, numerous group and portrait photographs, a scrapbook, travel and souvenir items and snapshots, relating to sisters Grace and Genevieve Brown, musicians who were members of three American all-girl bands between 1923 and 1932. A large part of the collection consists of photographs of the bands and the performers: Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues, as well as numerous small travel photographs Also a small...
Dates: 1918-1972; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1932

Bruce Rogers Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rogers
Abstract Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.
Dates: 1902-1951

Bryan L. Bossier Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Bossier
Abstract This collection of approximately 1,500 postcards, a gift from Bryan L. Bossier, consists of printed and photographic postcards related to twentieth century social history. Subjects include: suffragettes and the women’s right to vote movement, American evangelism, the Ku Klux Klan, early road building, temperance and the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, boxing, and Christmas.
Dates: approximately 1880s-1920s

Buck, Pearl S. Letter to Elizabeth C. Davis

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-018
Abstract Letter from Pearl S. Buck to Elizabeth C. Davis regarding reviewing Buck's book Peony.
Dates: March 12, 1948

Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Relocation Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-BIA Relocation
Abstract Photographs, promotional brochures, statistics, clippings, etc., dating mainly from 1956 to 1958, from album / notebooks compiled by Bureau of Indian Affairs agencies and relocation program field offices at reservations and schools (Cheyenne River, Fort Peck, Great Lakes, Intermountain School, Menominee, New Mexico Pueblos, Pierre, Sisseton including Flandreau, Turtle Mountain, Winnebago), and in cities (Chicago, St. Louis).
Dates: 1936-1975; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1958

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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
Ayer, Edward Everett 12
Sandburg, Carl 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
Page, Ruth 11
Roosevelt, Theodore 11
Unknown 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
Ade, George 7
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 7
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong) 7
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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
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Catich, Edward M. 5
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 5
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Dreiser, Theodore 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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Michael Brown Rare Books 5
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 5
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