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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

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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

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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

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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 Letters

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Wilhelm Rapp papers

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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

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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

Willens & Company business and advertising specimens

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Willens & Co.
Abstract Collection of business forms and cards, advertisements, and other commercial printing specimens created by Chicago printing firm Willens & Company. Also included in the collection are brochures, catalogs, and other text describing the products and services of the company and current rates. The specimens were originally compiled in a three-ring binder for a sales representative to demonstrate the company's line of "standardized advertising and printed necessities and to take orders for...
Dates: 1939

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

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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

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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

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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
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
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Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 10
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Chicago sun-times 9
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Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
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Field, Eugene 8
Hecht, Ben 8
Lindsay, Vachel 8
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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 8
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
Ade, George, 1866-1944 7
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 7
Cowley, Malcolm 7
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
Newberry, Walter Loomis 5
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 5
Pound, Ezra 5
Powell, Peter J., 1928- 5
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