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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

 Collection
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

Wallace Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rice
Abstract Correspondence, almost all addressed to Chicago author, anthologist and lecturer Wallace Rice with a few outgoing letters; also many examples of his works, and a miscellany of associated material including a small collection of photographs.
Dates: 1779-1939; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1935

Waller & Beckwith Realty Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-WallerB
Abstract Business records of Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., a family-owned Chicago real estate company, including general business files and legal documents. Papers include city assessments and municipal regulations, rent payments, leases, tenant complaints, applications for employment, contracts, collections, lawsuits, and insurance records. Covering primarily 1920-1940, the collection documents living conditions in Chicago and changes in the city during the Depression years and the period between...
Dates: 1911-1976; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1943

Waller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Waller
Abstract Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander
Dates: 1803-1938; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1888

Walter Ansel Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Strong
Abstract Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.
Dates: 1847-2008; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1931

Walter Cass Newberry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-NewberryWC
Abstract Correspondence, legal documents, and other documentation relating to the finances of Walter Cass Newberry and Henry Warner Newberry; correspondence, manuscripts, paperwork, and photographs related to the Civil War activities of the 24th New York Cavalry and Walter Cass Newberry’s military history.
Dates: 1840-1908

Walter Krawiec Political Cartoons

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-201
Abstract Five political cartoons by artist Walter Krawiec that were most likely meant for publication in the Chicago Polish Daily News.
Dates: approximately 1950-1960s

Walter Loomis Newberry Estate records

 Series
Identifier: NL-Archives-02/09
Abstract Estate records of Walter Loomis Newberry, Chicago real estate investor, banker and commission merchant, who provided for the creation of the Newberry Library in his will, include correspondence, litigation records, property distribution schedules, financial records and other documents concerning daily management of the estate for the Newberry family. Also documentation re: leasing, subdividing, improving and selling properties in Chicago.
Dates: 1852-1908

Walter Loomis Newberry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-E5.N422
Abstract Eighteen letters from businessman Walter L. Newberry to Lucius Lyon, the Michigan Territory's Delegate to Congress (and later, Michigan's Senator), regarding local and national politics, property values in Chicago and Detroit, the prospects of Michigan statehood, and other issues. Collection also includes a $20 check on the Bank of Michigan, Detroit, dated Oct. 15, 1827, from Lyon to Newberry.
Dates: 1833-1838

Walter Rideout - Sherwood Anderson research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rideout
Abstract Correspondence, interviews, and writings regarding Sherwood Anderson, together with photographs of Anderson and his family, memorabilia about Anderson and his association with Clyde, Ohio, and issues of the Winesburg Eagle.
Dates: approximately 1898-approximately 1998

Walter S. Tubutis Jr. collection of Civil War materials

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tubutis
Abstract Civil War-related manuscript and printed materials including three 1876 (reprinted 1912) maps of the Gettysburg battlefield, a pension application (Abm. Ashley), an envelope with a patriotic vignette, a muster roll and payroll (Company B, 72nd Pennsylvania Regiment), certificates of discharge (Leander Wallace, John W. Freeze), an 1862 letter relieving Lt. L. C. Counseller of his command, and Gettysburg commemorative envelopes.
Dates: 1846-1988; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Warner-Haskins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Warner-Haskins
Abstract Mementos and photographs relating to the Warner and Haskins families and friends; many photographs unidentified; materials seem to have belonged primarily to Mrs. R. C. (Hattie) Haskins and Mrs. Rawleigh (Dorothy Haskins) Warner.
Dates: approximately 1860-1953

Warren Chappell book layouts for a proposed Christmas book on commission for Alfred E. Hamill

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-37
Abstract Four layouts accompanied by a 4 p. ALS from Hamill to Chappell dated 10 April 1949 concerning these layouts and the book of fables for which they were intended, and by a set of notes on the letter and layouts written out by Chappell in April of 1967, signed and dated.
Dates: 1949-1967; Majority of material found in 1949 - 1949

Wayfarers' Club records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wayfarers
Abstract The Wayfarers met seven times a year for luncheons with guest speakers at the Chicago Club. Chicago artists Lorado Taft and John T. McCutcheon were amongst its members. Collection consists of photos, membership records, scrapbooks, minutes, and financial records.
Dates: 1938-1970

Weig, Herman. Memories of a Swedish Immigrant Boy in Chicago

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-053
Abstract Two typescript copies of "Memories of a Swedish Immigrant Boy in Chicago" by Herman Weig.
Dates: approximately 1872-1890

Welling Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

Westerners Chicago Corral records

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Westerners
Abstract International organization started in Chicago in 1944 by Leland D. Case, editor of "The Rotarian Magazine," and Elmo Scott Watson, newspaperman and educator, to bring together historians and buffs interested in the American West. Records include correspondence and other materials documenting the activities of the group.
Dates: 1950-2004

Wham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wham
Abstract Photographs, documents/mementos, scrapbooks, published articles, and Chicago Literary Club papers relating to the life and career of Benjamin Wham, a prominent lawyer and circuit court judge in Chicago. Papers also relate to the life and teaching career of David Wham, son of Benjamin.
Dates: 1915-1988

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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
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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
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 7
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Dennis, Charles Henry 7
Howells, William Dean 7
Industrial Workers of the World 7
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Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott 7
Rand McNally and Company 7
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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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Powell, Peter J. 5
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