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William Lederer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lederer
Abstract Chicago playwright and nephew of Studs Cunningham, upon whom James T. Farrell based the main character of his Studs Lonigan trilogy. Included are Lederer's original plays, screenplays, novel, novella, and poetry. Contains biographical statement, articles, clippings, and reviews. Also eight letters from James T. Farrell to Lederer, 1972-1973, and one letters from Marshall Brooks, 2004.
Dates: 1959-2013

William M. Doughty Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-222
Abstract Twenty-five letters written by William M. Doughty, an agent for the Methodist Book Depository in Chicago. Fifteen of the letters were written to Doughty's brother-in-law, James P. Kilbreth of Cincinnati. As Doughty was acting as James Kilbreth's real estate agent, these letters contain information regarding various real estate transactions, deeds, lot prices, etc. in Chicago. The ten remaining letters were written to various individuals, including family members and business associates.
Dates: 1844-1858; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1858

William MacAdams - Ben Hecht research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-MacAdams
Abstract Research materials gathered by William MacAdams in writing a biography of Ben Hecht, entitled: Ben Hecht: The Man Behind the Legend (1990). Includes photographs, correspondence with Hecht family members and acquaintances, programs, periodical issues, interview cassette tapes, etc. Also includes typescripts of the work.
Dates: approximately 1925-1990

William Marion Reedy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-165
Abstract Collection of correspondence consisting of four letters from American editor and critic William Marion Reedy to Minnie McIntyre Wallace, 1906-1912, and thirteen letters between Reedy and publisher Ben Huebsch, 1917-1919.
Dates: 1906-1919

William Morton Payne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Payne
Abstract Correspondence, works, scrapbooks, and other personal materials pertaining to William Morton Payne's life as a literary critic, periodical editor, translator, and educator.
Dates: approximately 1850-1920

William O. Field postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-FieldWO
Abstract A personal collection of Dr. William O. Field and his father, it consists of approximately 7,000 postcards documenting Europe and America from around 1895 to the 1950s. Strengths include steamships, railroads, travel related images, pre-World War I European politics, and views of European cities in the early twentieth century. One of the five original postcard albums in the collection was copied and the copies were made into a volume; it documents the European "Grand Tour" of Dr. Field's...
Dates: approximately 1895-1950s

William Pym Long Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Long
Abstract Four journals with writings by teacher and nursery owner William Pym Long, primarily from 1872-1911. Long lived in Carroll County, Illinois and Richardson County, Nebraska and wrote entries commenting on the weather, agricultural work and plants, and social news along with detailed lists of correspondence, plant sales, weather logs, and yearly summaries. He also documents his trip from Illinois to Nebraska.
Dates: 1846-1958; Majority of material found within 1872 - 1911

William Stetson Merrill Papers

 Series
Identifier: NL-Archives-12/15/02
Abstract Newberry Library superintendent of the Accessions Department and head of accessions, classification, binding and library statistics (1889); head of public services (1919); supervisor of technical processes (1930); and ALA periodical cards editor (1913-1931). Merrill's papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes and reminiscences regarding Newberry affairs, his personal life, Chicago library activities, ALA periodicals cards, and William Frederick Poole.
Dates: 1888-1959, bulk 1888-1918; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1919

William T. Foster Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Foster
Abstract Union soldier who served in Company F, Illinois 84th Volunteer Infantry. Seven letters, dated between Oct. 7, 1862 and Dec. 26, 1863, from Foster to his uncle and possibly his father ("Dear Sir"), describing military life as Foster moves from Louisville, Kentucky to Camp Silver Springs, Tenn., to the hospital in Quincy, Ill., and back to Whiteside Station, Tenn., 20 miles outside of Chattanooga.
Dates: 1862-1863

William Van O'Connor - Faulkner Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-141
Abstract Material concerning William Faulkner assembled in 1951-1953 by Professor William Van O’Connor while teaching at the University of Minnesota, in preparation for a study of Faulkner’s work. Mainly newspaper clippings and articles about or by Faulkner, and a few letters to O’Connor from publishers, Hollywood associates and others, and the British Air Ministry regarding Faulkner’s service in the Royal Air Force.
Dates: 1925-1953

William Voorhees Judson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Judson
Abstract Correspondence, manuscript works, documents, drafts, reprints, maps, charts and photographs relating to William Voorhees Judson, military officer, army engineer, political writer and speaker, and military attaché in Russia in 1917. Collection contains much material concerning the Russian Revolution, most of which has been published in Russia in War and Revolution; General William V. Judson's Accounts from Petrograd, 1917-1918, edited by Neil V. Salzman, Kent...
Dates: 1888-1947

Wilson Heflin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heflin
Abstract Professor of American literature at the U.S. Naval Academy and Melville scholar. Heflin's papers contain notes and correspondence relating to Heflin's lifelong work on a book concerning Melville's sea years, together with an almost complete manuscript of the book, which Heflin did not live to publish.
Dates: 1830-1990

Wilson, Woodrow. Letters to Jessie W. Brower

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-007
Abstract Contains 4 letters from Woodrow Wilson to his cousin, Mrs. Jessie W. Brower between 1911 and 1922.
Dates: 1911-1922

Winnetka Fortnightly records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winnetka
Abstract Primarily essays written and delivered by members, with schedules, membership lists, and procedures, of this women's literary club.
Dates: 1920-ongoing

Winterbotham-French Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-French
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, diaries, financial and estate documents, genealogical research, and photographs of the Winterbotham and French families who were united by the marriage of John R. Winterbotham III and Chloe T. French. Papers include correspondence pertaining to Chloe Tyler French's work at Mathieson Alkali Works, courtship letters between Seth B. French and Mary Tyler Duffy, and letters and photographs of Hilah French, an aunt of Chloe Tyler French, who served at a Red Cross...
Dates: 1850-2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-Shaw
Abstract Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham family members. Also, three large folder-notebooks of miscellaneous genealogical material amassed by Theodora Winterbotham Brown regarding the history of the Winterbotham, Baldwin and Rosencrans families....
Dates: 1909-1991

Witkowsky Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-098
Abstract Assortment of material related to the Witkowsky family of Chicago: mid-19th century valentines addressed to Esther, James, and Pauline Witkowsky of Chicago; an 1858 letter from Pauline mentioning the Lincoln-Douglas debates; and a 1942 tribute to Esther from Vassar classmates, class of 1886. Also material relating to the World War I military service of Alan Witkowsky (name changed to Whitney).
Dates: 1840-1942

W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williamson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.
Dates: 1865-1959

W.N.C. Carlton Papers

 Series
Identifier: NL-Archives-03/03
Abstract Librarian and author, who served as the Newberry Library's third librarian, 1909-1920. The papers of Carlton's administration consist of correspondence, reports, and memoranda relating to reference, book ordering, relations with other libraries and institutions, and routine matters, as well as scrapbooks of correspondence with the Library of Congress and of amusing and interesting letters received by the Newberry.
Dates: 1901-1920

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Powellton, Ill.) minutes book

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-224
Abstract Ledger of minutes from the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Powellton, Illinois, 1901-1906. The minutes record discussions concerning prohibition, suffrage, illegal gambling, and polygamy.
Dates: 1901-1906

Women's Bar Association of Illinois Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-WBAI
Abstract The Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) records include artifacts and materials related to presidents Mary Reardon Hooten (also known as Mary Heftel Hooten), Irene V. McCormick, Mary E. Pappas, and Mary M. Bartelme. Also included are board minutes and reports, correspondence, financial materials, event planning materials, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1908-2014; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Woods Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods
Abstract Correspondence, writings, documents, genealogical research notes and photographs relating to the Woods family, descendants of Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada. Collected and preserved by Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Illinois, to be used for a complete (unfinished) family history, most of the material concerns Frank H. Woods's great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, his grandfather Frederick Moffatt Woods, and his father, Frank H. Woods. Included is a large group of Fanny Woods's...
Dates: approximately 1775-1975; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1975

Woods Family Papers - Additions

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-2
Abstract Materials gathered and retained by Frank H. Woods Jr. relating to Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada and his Woods descendants. Includes Frank H. Woods’s correspondence and research notes for a biography of Henry Ruiter, notebooks with accounts, poetry and stories of his great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, and an account book of his great-grandfather, Elias Woods, Woods family deeds and receipts from Boone County, Illinois (1840s-1860s), and other miscellaneous early Woods...
Dates: 1842-1980

Woolson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woolson
Abstract Letters, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, and genealogical materials concerning the Woolson family of New Hampshire, Ohio, and Chicago.
Dates: 1856-1950; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1910

[World's Columbian Exposition color plates]

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-203
Abstract Nine color plates that appear to be of buildings from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The plates show traces of having been removed from a binding. The nine scenes include the Woman's Building, the Electricity Building, the Machinery Building, the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, the Fisheries Building, the United States Government Building, the Grand Basis and Peristyle (with Statue of the Republic in basin), the Administration Building, and the Transportation Building.
Dates: approximately 1893

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Monroe, Harriet 16
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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
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Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
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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
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Turbyfill, Mark 6
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
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American Red Cross 5
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Dreiser, Theodore 5
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