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Wilhelm Rapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rapp
Abstract Correspondence, poetry, and clippings relating to Wilhelm Rapp, German emigre and editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Dates: 1846-1929

Will Ransom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rans
Abstract Printer, commercial artist, bibliographer and author of works on American printing history and private presses who did freelance work in lettering, design and typography before becoming art editor at the University of Oklahoma Press. Largely the correspondence between Ransom and members of the Anglo-American fine press movement between 1920 and 1950, together with printed ephemera from these presses, and detailed notes about their history and publications. There are also files on Ransom's own...
Dates: 1883-1954

Willa Cather - Irene Miner Weisz Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cather-Weisz
Abstract Correspondence of Willa Cather, the bulk to Irene Miner Weisz; also two miscellaneous letters relating to Cather and a folder of clippings.
Dates: 1912-1958

William A. Kittredge Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kit
Abstract Chicago designer and author on design, Director of Design and Typography for the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. of Chicago from 1922-1945. Largely a collection of printed ephemera selected to exemplify the best design of the twentieth century, this collection also includes a few original designs by Kittredge, some correspondence with other designers (most notably Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, Edward A. Wilson, D.B. Updike, and Edward Penfield), and extensive samples of Kittredge's printed...
Dates: 1907-1952; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1944

William Allen White letters

 Collection
Identifier: Case-f E5.W58213
Abstract Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. Includes letters first to Mr. Way and later to Chauncey Williams, of Chicago publisher Way and Williams, regarding the publication and sale of White's The Real Issue: A Book of Kansas Stories.
Dates: 1896-1898

William Austin Tomes, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-TomesW
Abstract Correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to William A. Tomes, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army’s 27th Division during World War I.
Dates: 1892-2009

William B. Andruss diary and commissions

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3002
Abstract Diary, Mar. 10, 1855 - Apr. 3, 1856, and seven commissions and appointments to public office in Lee County, 1860-1877. Diary documents Andruss' daily activities, travel, photography business, and emigration via Bellevue, Mich., with his family to Amboy. Daily entries record illnesses, chores and jobs, visits with friends and relatives, church lessons, town and political meetings, and public lectures on such topics as temperance and slavery. Also mentioned are the names of photographic...
Dates: 1855-1876

William Blount Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-74
Abstract Letters, orders and receipts written by William Blount, pertaining to his administration of Indian and military affairs in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, 1794-1796. Correspondence directed to David Henley (as agent of the War Department), John Pitchlynn (U.S. interpreter to the Choctaw), and several other military officers.
Dates: 1794-1796

William Bollaert papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-83
Abstract The William Bollaert Papers include eight separate items (Ayer MS 83a-83h) most of which relate to his years in Texas. The collection includes journals, notes, clippings, and maps consisting of the following items: Notes and memoranda, 1837-1838 (MS 83a); Private journals, 1841-1849 (MS 83b); Diary, 1844 (MS 83c); Texas in 1842 - by a Traveller (MS 83d); Personal Narrative of a Residence and Travels in the Republic of Texas, 1840-1844 (MS 83e); Notes on Texas, 1843-1844 (MS 83f); Notes and view...
Dates: 1837-1849

William Brooks Greenlee Papers

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Identifier: NL-Archives-02/15/04
Abstract Chicago manufacturer, collector of early Portuguese books, Luzo-Brazilian scholar and Newberry Library Trustee, 1931-1950, who presented his collection of Portuguese and Brazilian materials to the library in 1937. Greenlee's papers consist of correspondence, documents, diaries, scrapbooks, research matter and photographs, and focus on his Portuguese collecting activities and scholarly work.
Dates: 1872-1953, bulk 1890-1953; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1953

William Davison Collection of Satirical Prints

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Davison
Abstract Fifteen satirical prints of everyday life in the early-nineteenth century by publisher William Davison of Alnwick, England; also includes a biographical summary of Davison.
Dates: Approximately 1811-1817

William Dean Howells poem

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-010
Abstract One poem by William Dean Howells, "All the Long August Afternoon."
Dates: approximately 1900

William Douglas Johns Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3123
Abstract Typescript of an undated manuscript entitled The Early Yukon, Alaska and the Klondike Discovery, written by Seattle journalist and gold prospector William Douglas Johns. Also, 49 photographs to accompany Johns’ draft of the book which includes the early history of Alaska, the development of the gold rush, life in the mining camps and in Dawson City, and Johns’ own explorations and hardships while traveling in the region starting in 1895.
Dates: 1895-approximately 1941

William Edward Newton Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Newton
Abstract Correspondence, original design work, and music by Chicago musician, artist and designer William Edward Newton.
Dates: 1914-1994; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1994

William Edward Parsons Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parsons
Abstract Professional and personal materials and photographs of Chicago architect and city planner William Edward Parsons.
Dates: 1873-1992; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1939

William Frederick Poole Papers

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Identifier: NL-Archives-03/01
Abstract Historian and compiler of Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, a founder of the American Library Association, and first librarian of the Newberry Library, 1887-1894. Poole's papers include his incoming and outgoing correspondence while librarian at the Newberry (much with prominent librarians and historians), and also reports, memoranda, booklists and invoices relating to Poole's Index and to Newberry acquisitions, Trustees, personnel, building design and reference questions.
Dates: 1858-1894, bulk 1887-1894; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1894

William Frederking Dance Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Frederking
Abstract Black and white photographs of Chicago area dance companies and dancers taken by professional photographer William Frederking. Also included are publicity materials related to the dance companies and dancers Frederking photographed as well as personal materials such as correspondence.
Dates: 1985-2016; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2000

William H. Munroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Munroe
Abstract Personal papers and documents related to Sergeant William H. Munroe of the Chicago Mercantile Battery and his father, Henry H. Munroe. Correspondence, discharge papers, and two broadsides related to the war are included along with family obituaries, certificates of professional appointment, letters of reference, a last will and testament, and a patent for rheumatism treatment.
Dates: 1794-1920; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

William Henry Samelius Collection of World's Columbian Exposition Slides

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Samelius
Abstract A collection of glass plate slides of various buildings and attractions from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Most images are from the fair with multiple views of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, Electric Tower, and the Colonnade. Features an image of a day pass to the fair on Chicago Day. There is one slide that is not from the fair of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.
Dates: 1893

William Hesterberg Collection of Keepsakes and Private Press Ephemera

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Hesterberg
Abstract Letterpress keepsakes and ephemera collected by Chicago-area handpress printer William Hesterberg. The bulk of the collection consists of keepsakes produced by members of the Typocrafters, an informal group of people interested in typography and graphic design.
Dates: approximately 1987-2002

William Holmes Onderdonk autograph letter collection

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-Y228.05
Abstract The collection consists of 18 manuscript letters, mounted, and arranged chronologically. Each letter is preceded by a page bearing the name of the writer and subject of the letter. A portrait of each author represented is included.
Dates: 1839-1885

William Horne-Ernest Hemingway Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Horne-Hemingway
Abstract Correspondence, works, articles, clippings and memorabilia relating to Ernest Hemingway and William Horne.
Dates: 1913-1985

William J. Leahy papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Leahy
Abstract Short fiction, poetry, and journalism of Chicago-based writer William Leahy. Most of his writing is based in Irish, South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Additionally, there are video and radio recordings.
Dates: 1967-2010

William K. Braden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Braden
Abstract Papers of Chicago Sun-Times reporter and feature writer William K. Braden, 1956-1995. Included are Braden's research notes and drafts, interview audiotapes and cassettes, clippings of stories as they appeared in the newspaper, and many entire issues for seminal events. Of special interest are materials related to his stories on the Chicago police; a potential Chicago World's Fair; the 1967 blizzard; Eisenhower, Kennedy, and LBJ; and many other Chicago and political topics. Also some reader...
Dates: approximately 1955-approximately 1995

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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
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Anderson, Sherwood 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 8
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
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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