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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

 Collection
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 Collection
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

V.O. Hammon Company postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hammon
Abstract This collection is a nearly complete archive of the V.O. Hammon Company, postcard publishers with offices in Chicago and Minneapolis, which operated from about 1904 to 1923. Donated by Chicago’s Windy City Postcard Club and previously owned by Grant Schmalgemeier, the collection consists of more than 5,000 view and advertising postcards of Midwestern towns and cities.
Dates: approximately 1900-1920s

Vytautas Virkau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Virkau
Abstract Consists mainly of correspondence, exhibition materials, ex libris examples, and periodicals relating to bookplates.
Dates: approximately 1966-approximately 2003; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1993

W. A. Dwiggins papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT folio-Wing-MS-12
Abstract Autograph correspondence and sketches in pencil and in pen-and-ink, most done at Dwiggins studio in Hingham Center, Massachusetts between 1906 and 1915 for Chicago clients.
Dates: 1906-1915

W. D. Fay Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-059
Abstract Five small unmounted albumen prints taken in the aftermath of the Chicago Fire of 1871 by W.D. Fay of Joliet. Depicted are the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Wabash and Congress, Trinity Church near Wabash, the Church of the Holy Name, Mr. McCagg's greenhouse, and the courthouse. At least the first two images were marketed by Fay as part of a stereograph set showing the devastation in Chicago.
Dates: 1871

W. H. Jackson photochrom print collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-Jackson
Abstract Color lithographic prints, made using the "Photochrom" process, published by Detroit Photographic Company from negatives made by W.H. Jackson.
Dates: 1898-1906

W. Irving Way papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-141
Abstract Chicago author and publisher. Way was founding partner of the firm of Way & Williams, and was responsible for much of its editorial policy. Correspondence with authors, collectors, and publishers, newspaper clippings, sample sheets, and notes, dated between 1885 and 1931.
Dates: 1885-1931, bulk 1892-1900; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1900

Wacker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wacker
Abstract Papers of Chicago Plan Commission head, Charles H. Wacker, his immediate family, and the family of his daughter, Rosalie Wacker Zimmerman. Includes correspondence, photographs, artifacts, keepsakes, films, and scrapbooks spanning five generations.
Dates: 1812-2002; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

Waldo Frank Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-166
Abstract Nine letters from novelist, historian, and political activist Waldo Frank to Lucille R. Stern, mostly concerning Frank’s social activities and criticisms of Stern’s attempts at writing.
Dates: approximately 1925-1935

Wales family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wales
Abstract Collection of letters of the family of HGO (Harrison Grey Otis) Wales (1812-1889), born in Newton, Massachusetts, who settled in Knox County, Illinois and enlisted in the Union Army along with three of his sons at the beginning of the Civil War.
Dates: 1836-1873

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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
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Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
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Art Institute of Chicago 9
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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
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Lindsay, Vachel 8
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
Ade, George, 1866-1944 7
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 7
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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
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
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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