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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

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...
Dates: 1883-1954

Willa Cather - Irene Miner Weisz papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1837-1849

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

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-010
Abstract

One poem by William Dean Howells, "All the Long August Afternoon."

Dates: approximately 1900

William Douglas Johns papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 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

 Collection
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...
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 34
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Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 29
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 29
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World War, 1914-1918 24
Clippings -- 1951-2000 21
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 20
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Programs 17
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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 14
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 14
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Dancers -- Portraits 12
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 12
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 12
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
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Lawyers -- Illinois -- Chicago 9
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Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 9
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
Women dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 9
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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 39
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 26
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 25
Newberry Library 24
United States. Army 23
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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, 1878-1967 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 11
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 11
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 10
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 10
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 10
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 10
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 10
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Chicago Sun-Times 9
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 9
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 8
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 8
DaBoll, Raymond F. 8
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 8
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 8
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 8
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 8
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 8
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 8
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
Ade, George, 1866-1944 7
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 7
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 7
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 7
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 7
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 7
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 7
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 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, 1884-1944 7
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 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), 1855-1926 6
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 6
Hayes, James, 1907-1993 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, 1835-1905 6
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 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), 1854-1934 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 5
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 5
Catich, Edward M. 5
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 5
Fairbank, Alfred J. 5
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945 5
Geronimo, 1829-1909 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 5
Henley, David, 1749-1823 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Illinois Central Railroad Company 5
Lawson, Victor Freemont 5
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 5
Long, Larry 5
Michael Brown Rare Books 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Morrison, Helen Balfour, 1900-1984 5
Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868 5
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 5
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 5
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