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Calhoun, Lucy Monroe, 1865-1950: Lucy Monroe Calhoun Papers, 1909-1922 or 1923

Six letters by Lucy Monroe Calhoun and three by her husband, William J. Calhoun (U.S. Minister to China, 1909-1913), regarding their experiences in China during the last years of the Qing Dynasty, which includes a description of the December, 1922, wedding of Emperor Puyi. Another letter relates Monroe’s visit to Le Mans, France, the American Red Cross embarkation camp at the end of World War I. Also, a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Emperor Puyi as a child.

Campbell, Gerald, 1922-2008: Gerald Campbell Papers, 1970-2010

Original lettering work by self-employed Detroit artist Gerald "Jerry" Campbell (Campbell/Isbell Alphabets), some personal and some for commercial clients, including many in the automobile industry. Includes Christmas cards, sketches, and drawings.

Canada.: Canadian Indian Reports, 1960-1980

Collection of reports issued by the Canadian government regarding Canadian Indians.

Cantrelli, Addie L.: Addie L. Cantrelli Letters, 1883

Letters from Addie Cantrelli, a Chicago wig maker, to her customer, Miss Lennette G. Wilson of Algona, Iowa. In the letters, the majority of which are dated 1883, Addie discusses the switches, braids, and waves that she is making for Lennette and Lenette's relatives and friends.

Capes, R.: John Crerar Library Photographs, ca. 1900, ca. 1900

3 photographs by R. Capes depicting the interior of the John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago. The photographs have been mislabelled as the Newberry Library.

Cappon, Lester Jesse, 1900-1981: Lester J. Cappon Typescript of "Down the Canyon of the Colorado with Arta: Lee's Ferry to Lake Meade", 1968

Typescript of Lester J. Cappon's work "Down the Canyon of the Colorado with Arta: Lee's Ferry to Lake Meade." Also includes explanatory note written by Cappon.

Capron, Edwin R: Edwin R. Capron letters, 1863-1866

The collection includes a letter from Capron's sister to her mother, a letter to Capron from his parents and one letter from Henry C. Barrett to Nannie and Cyrus Fairley, Camp Cleveland, Ohio, 29 December 1863. Written from Fort Kearney and Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska Territory. Also includes 12 envelopes and a daguerreotype portrait of Capron.

Carlton, W. N. C., (William Newnham Chattin), 1873-1943: W.N.C. Carlton Papers, 1901-1920

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.

Carpenter, Benjamin, 1809-1881: Carpenter Family Papers, 1813-1947

Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.

Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951: John Alden Carpenter Papers, 1890-1964

Correspondence, mostly incoming, to American composer John Alden Carpenter, wife Rue W. Carpenter and daughter Genevieve; also material relating to Carpenter’s works; a miscellany of personal records; and a collection of photographs, many of them of well-known musicians.

Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951: John Alden Carpenter Letters to Remsen Bird, 1947-1950

Six letters to friend Remsen Bird and his wife mostly regarding Carpenter’s “Carmel Concerto”. Also, a review of the concerto from the Monterey Peninsula Herald, Nov. 21, 1949.

Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg, 1902-1991: Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Papers, 1905-1994

Chicago calligrapher, illuminator, and designer. The papers consist largely of roughs and correspondence relating to freelance design and lettering projects. There are also a few student works and some juvenalia.

Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg, 1902-1991: Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Prayer Card Collection, 1919 to approximately 1980

Collection of 289 religious items, consisting primarily of holy cards, as well as memorial cards, calendars of feast days, prayer booklets, and thank you cards from Europe, Japan, and the United States, produced between 1919 and approximately 1980.

Carruth, Hayden, 1921-2008 : Hayden Carruth Letters and Poem, 1949-1970

Letters and poem written by American poet and literary critic Hayden Carruth, primarily to Chicago Daily News reporter Van Allen Bradley.

Carter, John, 1905-1975: John Carter calligraphic letters, 1946-1971

Letters, postcards and related materials collected as examples of the handwriting of calligraphers among John Carter's friends, including Sydney Cockerell, Alfred Fairbank, E.A. Lowe, Francis Meynell, Paul Standard, Janet Stone, Irene Wellington, Aubrey West. Also included are a few letters by historical figures, i.e. May Morris, A.J.A. Symons, and C.J. Turner.

Carter, Robert Goldthwaite, 1845-1936: Henry W. Lawton scrapbook, 1874-1900

Scrapbook made up of autograph letters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, maps, portraits, etc., all pertaining to Henry W. Lawton.

Carter, Thomas Butler, b. 1817: Thomas Butler Carter Papers, 1831-1898

Letters dating 1831 to 1898 from Thomas Butler Carter to his cousin Aaron Carter in New Jersey, which give descriptions of Carter’s personal and business life in Chicago, plus a few other letters. Also includes a typescript of Carter’s autobiographical sketch of his life in Chicago (1889), six studio photographic portraits, and several miscellaneous documents.

Cartwright family: Cartwright Family Papers, 1877-1982

Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Russell, Stanley's wife (feature editor for the Chicago Daily News). Papers include biographical information, correspondence, photographs, clippings of Charles Merritt Cartwright's articles for the Inter-Ocean, and articles written by Ruth and Stanley Levering Cartwright.

Casey, Robert J. , (Robert Joseph), 1890-1962: Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.

Cassidy, Claudia: Claudia Cassidy Papers, 1880s-1996

Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947: Willa Cather - Irene Miner Weisz Papers,, 1912-1958

Correspondence of Willa Cather, the bulk to Irene Miner Weisz; also two miscellaneous letters relating to Cather and a folder of clippings.

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947: Benjamin D. Hitz-Willa Cather Papers, 1913-1949

Chiefly correspondence of Benjamin D. Hitz with librarians, booksellers and experts, relating to his search for first editions of Willa Cather; together with notes for studies on her biography, bibliographies and criticism. Also, a small collection of incoming and outgoing Willa Cather correspondence, including twelve original Cather letters and a few copies, plus several relating to Cather.

Catherwood, Mary Hartwell, 1847-1902: Mary Hartwell Catherwood Papers , 1865-1945

Correspondence, diaries, notes and works of writer Mary Hartwell Catherwood. Also, a few photographs, clippings and articles relating to Catherwood.

Catich, Edward M.: Edward M. Catich Rubbings, ca. 1936-1960s

Calligrapher, artist, and Roman Catholic priest Fr. Edward M. Catich taught art and other subjects for 40 years at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. His collection of monument rubbings were made for his personal research purposes, and assisted in his authoritative tomes on early Roman calligraphy, including his book "Letters Redrawn From the Trajan Inscription in Rome."

Caxton Club.: Caxton Club Records, 1895-2011

A Chicago bibliophile club founded in 1895 with the objective of "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books.",The Caxton Club has published books and ephemeral pieces, sponsored exhibits, and held regular luncheons and dinner meetings with invited speakers on topics relating to the book. Largely minutes, internal documents, correspondence and printed ephemera. The records also include some photographs and audio and video tapes.

Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.).: Philadelphia Centennial Stereograph Collection, ca. 1876

8 stereographic views of the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, Niagra Falls, New York, and an unidentified workroom.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Chicago Album, 1934

1934 Chicago Century of Progress album containing postcards and small photographs of the fair.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Exposition brochures and postcards, 1909-1933

Five printed exhibition brochures and six postcards from the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, together with a 1909 postcard showing Madison St. from LaSalle St. One brochure highlights Italian progress under Mussolini, and the remainder of the brochures and postcards are from railroad and related companies including the Burlington, Union Pacific, Baltimore and Ohio, Chicago and NorthWestern, London Midland & Scottish, and Clark Autotram.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Photographs, 1933

Collection contains 20 photographs from the Century of Progress, the World's Fair held in Chicago in 1933. Photographs include buildings (particularly the Travel and Transit, the Chrysler, and the GM buildings). Additionally, photographs depict scenes from fair events such as Ripley's Believe it or Not.

Chandler, Daniel Lyman, b. 1814: Daniel Lyman Chandler Papers, 1855-1866

Twelve letters of New Englander Daniel Lyman Chandler from Chicago, Illinois, and Ogden, Kansas, to his relatives,1855-1863, which describe life in Chicago and in the Kansas Territory. Also, two other letters from his nephew John and a woman named Elisabeth Hewins.

Chapin, Nathaniel Gates, 1817-1893: Nathaniel Gates Chapin collection of 136 photographs and portraits of eminent musicians, ca. 1890.

The collection was made by Nathaniel Gates Chapin (1817-1893) of Boston. It is contained in wooden box 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches. Includes biographical sketch of each subject of portrait in manuscript.

Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991: Warren Chappell book layouts , 1949-1967

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.

Charles H. Kerr Company.: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Records, 1885-1999

Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some information about The Socialist Party, The Proletarian Party, unions, and radical organizations, primarily in the United States.

Chatfield-Taylor, H. C., (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 : Hobart Chatfield Chatfield-Taylor Photograph, ca. 1935

Portrait photograph, approximately 6" x 4". By Pirie MacDonald of New York. On the verso is the rubber stamp of the Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston. No date.

Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922: John Vance Cheney Papers, 1894-1909

Poet and essayist, who served as the Newberry Library's second librarian, 1894-1909. Records of Cheney's administration consist mainly of correspondence relating to Newberry acquisitions, but also gift acknowledgements, job applications, reference letters, and a few papers relating to library administration.

Cherry, Burton: Burton Cherry Ephemera Collection, approximately 1929-approximately 1962

Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.

Chicago Advertising Cards.: Chicago Advertising Cards, 1880-1899

Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.

Chicago American Indian Oral History Pilot Project .: Chicago American Indian Oral History Project Records, 1982-1985

Reel to reel tapes, cassette tapes, and edited typewritten transcripts of oral interviews with twenty-three long-time American Indian residents of Chicago completed as part of a project conducted under the auspices of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian and funded by the Illinois Humanities Council, 1982-1984. Also a published index and finding aid to the transcripts, an unpublished manuscript entitled "Native Voices in the City" incorporating excerpts from the interviews, and cassette tapes of three community meetings sponsored by the project.

Chicago American Indian Photography Project.: D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History. Chicago American Indian Photography project, ca. 1958-1985

The Chicago American Indian Photography Project aimed to document the American Indian community in Chicago by creating an archive of photographs taken by interested community members, including Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cababa, Joe Kzumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw. The images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. They depict the group life and activities of the American Indian Center (AIC) such as camera club outings, pow wows, the basketball team, and expositions. There are also shots of family members of the American Indian photographers (Battise, Bearskin, and Wesaw).

Chicago Business Men's Orchestra.: Chicago Business Men’s Orchestra Records, 1941-1962

Correspondence, clippings and programs of this orchestra, established in 1921, which was composed of men working in Chicago business firms. Later renamed the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

Chicago Calligraphy Collective.: Chicago Calligraphy Collective Records, 1963-ongoing

Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items. Also included is correspondence among early members, as well as between members and calligraphers outside of Chicago. There is an extensive collection of the newsletters of other calligraphy clubs from 1978 to1996.

Chicago Chamber Music Society.: Chicago Chamber Music Society, 1941-2007

Bylaws, membership lists, minutes, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, tickets and some financial and fundraising materials of the Chicago Chamber Music Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering chamber music in Chicago. Also includes photocopy of Dan Tucker's original score, "Up in Rootabaga County" commissioned by the society for the 2000 millennium celebration, cassette tape of September 28, 1999 performance of piece at Preston Bradley Hall, and a photocopy of the Carl Sandburg poem that formed the lyrics of the piece.

Chicago Chamber Musicians.: Chicago Chamber Musicians Records, 1986-2014

Chicago organization founded in 1986 by musicians Larry Combs, Joseph Genualdi, Deborah Sobol, and Gail Williams for the purpose of building an internationally recognized institution devoted to the study and performance of chamber music by string and wood instruments. Records include minutes, financial and fundraising papers, season records, photographs, press clippings, awards, and files relating to the Centennial celebration, general program files, special program files (children's and family concerts, school programs, music at the Millennium, professional development), recording and commissioning files, and materials relating to the Chicago String Quartet.

Chicago Children's Choir.: Chicago Children's Choir Records, 1950-1990

Administrative files, promotional materials, photographs, clippings, audio tapes, information on personnel and singers, etc. Founded in 1956 by the Reverend Christopher Moore, and through 1980 an activity of Hyde Park’s First Unitarian Society of Chicago, the CCC grew into an independent music-education program-one of the largest in the country. Moore’s personal papers are also included in the collection.

Chicago City Ballet.: Chicago City Ballet School Records, 1980-1994

The School of the Chicago City Ballet was founded in 1980 by Maria Tallchief and affiliated with the Chicago City Ballet, outlasting the company by six years until its closing in 1993. Includes administrative records, publicity materials, and photographs.

Chicago City Ballet.: Chicago City Ballet Records, 1924-2001

Administrative, promotional, and audiovisual records of the Chicago City Ballet, founded by prima ballerina Maria Tallchief in 1980. The successor of the Lyric Opera Ballet, this resident ballet company toured and performed in Chicago and throughout the United States until dissolving in 1987. Also includes photographs and musical scores.

Chicago Club.: Chicago Club Records, 1959-1984

The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most succesful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several notes and an itinerary prepared for these events and a booklet of Chicago Club songs.

Chicago Community Trust.: Chicago Community Trust Excellence in Dance Initiative Records, 1999-2007

Administrative files, consultant files and a collection of background information and publications relating to the field of dance and specifically to the activities of a short-term initiative developed by the Chicago Community Trust which had the aim of strengthening the field of dance in Chicago.

Chicago Daily News, Inc.: Chicago Daily News Records, 1882-2007

Correspondence, photographs, staff information, promotional materials, legal papers, interviews, memoranda, stylebooks, artifacts, and many other records of the Chicago Daily News. Chicago's first penny daily and most popular newspaper until 1918, the Daily News was purchased by the Field Corporation in 1959, and continued publication until its absorption by the Sun-Times in 1978. Information on the beginnings of the WFLD television station (owned by the Field Communications Corporation) also included. Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.

Chicago Dance and Music Alliance.: Chicago Dance and Music Alliance Records, 1980-2005

Records of the Chicago Dance Coalition, the Chicago Music Alliance, and the merged Chicago Dance and Music Alliance. Includes administrative, financial, and photographic materials as well as audiovisual and digital data items.

Chicago Design Museum.: Chicago Design Museum Ephemera Collection, 2014-2016

Printed ephemera from the Chicago Design Museum relating to the museum's activities from 2014-2016. Includes posters, postcards, prints, a business card, a playbill, a button, and other assorted materials.

Chicago Hand Bookbinders.: Chicago Hand Bookbinders Records, 1979-2007

Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.

Chicago Headline Club.: Chicago Headline Club Records, 1969-2011

Collection of documents and newsletters from the Chicago Headline Club, founded in 1921 by alumni of the Sigma Delta Chi professional fraternity. In addition to being a professional organization of journalists, members of Chicago Headline Club were early supporters of "right to know" laws and of promoting journalism as a career choice for Chicago's youth. Collections contains documents and photocopies of newsletters for the Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Journalist from 1969-2005 and CDs made in 2011 containing JPEG images of nearly all these documents.

Chicago Library Club.: Chicago Library Club, 1892-1984

Formed in 1891 by newcomers into the Chicago library field from New York to encourage the acquaintance and cooperation between libraries, library schools and other fields. Founding members included W.F. Poole, Frederick H. Wild, Charles Alexander Nelson, Edith Clark and others. Collection includes one box of assorted correspondence, clippings and other miscellaneous items from 1971-84, and one ledger: Reports of the Treasurer 1892-1913 (catalogued independently as Case Manuscript Z 008.164).

Chicago Literary Club.: Chicago Literary Club Records, 1874-2012

Chicago voluntary association founded in 1874 of men and women interested in writing original essays on topics of their own choosing and in listening to other members present their essays. Prominent members include Lorado Taft, Edgar Lee Masters, Irving Kane Pond, William Rainey Harper, and Thomas Elliott Donnelly. Primarily weekly papers read by over 250 members, but also correspondence, minutes, a visitors' register, cashbook, and scrapbooks. Also includes papers of the Chicago Literary Club for the seasons 2005-2006 through 2011-2012; papers published by the Club during the period 2005 through 2012; and Club yearbooks for each of the seasons 2001-2002 and 2003-2004 through 2011-2012.

Chicago Musical Arts Club.: Chicago Musical Arts Club scrapbooks, 1910-1987

Scrapbooks containing incorporation documents, programs, photographs, correspondence, by-laws, and other materials of the Chicago Musical Arts Club, founded in 1936 by Mrs. H. S. Bottomleaf and Lola Robuck, who served as the club's first president. Also earlier clippings, programs, and photographs relating to Chicago music and Belle Forbes Cutter.

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters.: Chicago National Association of Dance Masters Records, 1925-ongoing

The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) was founded in 1912 and serves as a resource of continuing education for dance teachers and their students. Records include workshop reports, dance notes, and audiovisual recordings of CNADM workshops.

Chicago Opera Association.: Chicago Opera Association Records, 1916-1924

Correspondence and contracts mostly relating to singer Amerlita Galli-Curci and Cleofonte Campanini, General Director of the Chicago Opera Association. Also two leases between the Chicago Civic Opera Co. and the Auditorium Theatre.

Chicago Opera Theater.: Chicago Opera Theatre Records, 1975-1978

Founded in 1974 as the Chicago Opera Studio, the organization's goal was to provide high quality opera productions in English and designed for contemporary tastes using younger Chicago singers and musicians. Records include budgets, proposals, notes, invitations, brochures, programs, and window posters.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Artwork Collection, 1973-2005

Original works by various artists commissoned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: News Collection, 1973-2007

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: Performance Collection, ca. 1960s-2006

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Records, 1971-2000

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble.: Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble Records, 1981-1992

A troupe that showcased the works of Chicago choreographers, the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble was founded in 1981 by Tara Mitton and headquartered at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts building until its dissolution in 1992. Records include administrative files, photographs, publicity, and audiovisual materials.

Chicago sun-times.: Chicago Sun-Times Records, 1934-1984

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, promotional materials, legal papers, stylebooks, copies of notable editions, artifacts, and many other records of this newspaper. The Sun-Times was formed in 1947 from a merger of the Times-the city's first tabloid-and the Sun, launched by Marshall Field III's Field Enterprises in 1941. Much of the collection consists of the papers of Milburn P. Akers, Emmett Dedmon, and other Sun-Times staff. Some records of the Times and the Sun also included (in Series 2). Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.

Chicago Union Station Company.: Chicago Union Station Company Records, 1920-1958

Documents relating to Issue Series "C" bonds (printed volume, 1920), together with a file containing letters, memoranda, and other documents relating to vacations with pay authorized for war veterans returning from service with the armed forces, 1942-1958. Also an "M" series sinking fund bond, 1963.

Chicago Woman’s Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Chicago Woman's Club Records, 1914-1929

Chicago philanthropic and social organization formed in 1876. Members have included Jane Addams, Helen S. Shedd, and Bertha Palmer. Collection includes a guest book and donor’s book, both leather bound, gilded and inset with semiprecious stone, and Annals of the Club volume 2.

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records, 1820-1999

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

Children’s Reading Roundtable of Chicago.: Children’s Reading Roundtable of Chicago Records, 1947-1995

Not-for-profit organization formed in 1931 by a Chicago group of women who met regularly at the Cordon Club and were interested in writing, editing, publishing and promoting children’s books. Collection includes four boxes of photos, bulletins, brochures, flyers and other miscellaneous items.

Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion.: Zion City (Ill.) Records, 1888-1974

Mainly newspaper clipping scrapbooks, but also correspondence, and miscellaneous material relating to John Alexander Dowie and the founding of the Christian Catholic Church and Zion City, Illinois.

City News Bureau of Chicago.: City News Bureau Records, 1944-2005

Reporters' copy and supporting subject materials of the City News Bureau of Chicago news agency, filed from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall.

Clark, C.R., (Charles R.): C.R. Clark Photograph Book, ca. 1865-1872, 1911

Volume of individually mounted photographs compiled by C.R. Clark for Byron L. Smith, ca. 1911, showing scenes of Chicago before and after the 1871 fire. Includes a letter relating to Smith’s acquisition of the photograph book, and the original front and back covers.

Clark, Frederick W., 1857-1916: F.W. Clark Papers, 1875-1916

Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.

Clark, Margaret E., 1893-1990: Margaret E. Clark Papers, 1933-1990

Newberry cataloguer, primarily in music, 1930-1960. Clark's papers consist of notes outlining her daily routine, correspondence with Newberry colleagues, church and music programs, and a brochure of the 1933 Century of Progress.

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852: Henry Clay Letters, 1825-1851

Letters of Henry Clay, prominent statesman and orator, during his career as US Senator, concerning political topics which include the election of Jackson, secession, the temperance movement, and slavery.

Cleland, T. M. , (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964: T.M. Cleland Letters and Sketches, 1924-1952

Letters exchanged between Cleland and Alfred Hamill, a few sketches (including one for the Newberry Library), and a small group of related letters. With the exception of 1 item, the Cleland letters are reproductions.

Cliff Dwellers (Club).: Cliff Dwellers Records, 1890-ongoing

Scrapbooks, photographs, member’s papers and registers, document this Chicago social club’s history. Formally the Attic Club, Hamlin Garland founded the club as a forum and sanctuary for emerging artists, musicians, poets, architects and art enthusiasts. Formerly housed in the penthouse of Orchestra Hall, prominent members included Lorado Taft, John McCutcheon, Horace Oakley, Louis Sullivan, Vachel Lindsay and Charles Hutchinson.

Cohen, Herman, d. 1997: Chiswick Book Shop, 1952-1958

Correspondence between Herman Cohen of the Chiswick Book Shop and important calligraphers and members of the book trade, including: Dorothy Abbe, Wilfrid Blunt, Elizabeth Downs, Alfred J. Fairbank, Tom Gourdie, Philip Hofer, Anna Hornbye, E. Harold Hugo, Percy Muir, Stanley Pargellis, Nancy Price, Will Ransom, Rudolph Ruzicka, and James M. Wells.

Cohen, Herman, d. 1997: Herman Cohen correspondence and notes, 1954

Correspondence and notes concerning the copy of Isaiah Thomas's A specimen of Isaiah Thomas's printing types. Printed at Worcester, Massachusetts : By Isaiah Thomas, 1785. which was acquired from Cohen's Chiswick Book Shop in 1954 by the Newberry Library. Correspondents include Leslie E. Bliss, John Eliot Alden, R.W.G. Vail, Roland Orvil Baughman, and Philip Hofer.

Coker, Robert Adams, 1807-1833: Robert Adams Coker Correspondence, 1823-1832

Correspondence of West Newbury, Massachusetts, native and mathematics teacher Robert Adams Coker, who graduated from Harvard in 1831, and died of tuberculosis in 1833. Letters from friends and family begin when Coker was around sixteen, and include Harvard friend George C. Coombs, and Coker's employer John Lee Watson, at the Highland School near West Point. There are also letters from Coker to his family describing his teaching situation and his declining health. Also photocopies of letters from the Harvard College Archives.

Colby, Carlos: Carlos W. Colby Papers, 1821-1937

Primarily correspondence (129 letters) of Illinois farmer and Civil War soldier Carlos W. Colby, written between 1862 and 1865, to his sisters, brother, brother-in-law, and niece, plus a dozen Civil War letters written by Colby’s future brother-in-law James Rowe. Also includes Colby’s reminiscences of his boyhood and his service in the 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, some family correspondence, genealogical material and a few photos.

Colker, Ed, 1927-: Ed Colker / Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Papers, 1999-2010

Original art work, correspondence, and proofs for collaborations between poet and translator Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and artist Ed Colker. Their collaboration of Seven Poems by Pablo Neruda, with translations by Lumsden-Kouvel and artwork by Colker, was published in 2001.

Collins, Edward Joseph, 1889-1951: Edward Joseph Collins Papers, ca. 1910-1951

Clippings, programs, artifacts, sheet music, photographs, and recordings of this Chicago composer, pianist, and music teacher. Collins, a pupil of Rudolph Ganz, was assistant conductor of the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, on the faculty at Chicago Musical College and later the American Conservatory of Music, and a prize-winning composer of symphonic works, piano concerti, chamber music, and songs. Recordings of his works and his performances are present in various formats.

Commercial Club of Chicago.: Commercial Club of Chicago Records, 1923-1958

The Commercial Club of Chicago was organized in 1878 for the purpose of advancing the commercial prosperity and growth of Chicago. In 1907 it absorbed the Merchants Club and the Industrial Club. The collection consists of typed memorials of various club members and trustees of Chicago institutions and businesses such as the Newberry Library, Marshall Fields, University of Chicago and Field Museum.

Conolly, Thomas, 1856-1945: Thomas Conolly Papers, 1800-1944

Material collected by Thomas Conolly, decorative plasterer and handyman for fifty-two years at the Auditorium Building in Chicago, which consists mainly of autographs and autographed historical letters. Also, bookplates, clippings, miscellaneous memorabilia, a few items relating to the Chicago Civic Opera Company and the Auditorium Theater, several photographs and pictures, and a group of personal letters to Conolly.

Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990: Jack Conroy Papers, 1864-1991

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.

Contemporary Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Contemporary Club Records, 1890-ongoing

Formed to preserve and promote a progressive interest in literature, art and contemporary thought, the Contemporary Club was the result of the merging of two Chicago woman’s clubs: The Wednesday Club and the Young Fortnightly. The collection consists of meeting minutes, yearbooks, historical materials and other miscellaneous items.

Cooper, Oswald Bruce, 1879-1940: Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers, 1903-1953

Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.

Copelin Commercial Photographers. (Chicago, Ill.).: Copelin Commercial Photographers - Newberry Library Photograph Album, 1891-1893

Photograph Album (unbound) of 22 sepia photographs mounted on linen and stamped on verso: Copelin - Commercial & Landscape Photographers - Chicago - 308-316 Dearborn Street." Photographs document the construction of the Henry Ives Cobb-designed Newberry Library building from May 8, 1891 to April 12, 1893, and also show parts of Washington Square Park and buildings in the surrounding area.

Cordon Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Cordon Club Records, 1917-1943

Five printed announcements of club events folder removed from the H.T. FitzSimons Company records. Club members included Anna Burmeister, Fanny Butcher, Margery Currey, Rose DuMoulin, Lola Fletcher, Alice Gerstenberg, Alice Roullier, Berta Ochsne, and Eunice Tietjens.

Cowler, Rosemary, 1925-: Rosemary Cowler - Maynard Mack Letters, 1968-1997

Twenty-one letters from Professor Maynard Mack of Yale University to Professor Rosemary Cowler of Lake Forest College. Dating from 1968 through 1997, the letters document the long personal friendship and professional collaboration of two Alexander Pope scholars.

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989: Malcolm Cowley Papers, ca. 1850-2004

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989: Ruth Nuzum - Malcolm Cowley Research Collection, ca. 1930-1999

Photocopies of articles, correspondence, and other material assembled by rare book collector and Cowley completist Ruth Nuzum.

Cox, Alfred J., (Alfred John), 1835-1909: Alfred J. Cox family papers, 1797-1909

Letters, calligraphic favors, legal documents and photographs from the papers of Alfred J. Cox, Chicago book binder and collector. Correspondents include: William Cox and William Cox, Jr. (grandfather and father of A.J. Cox); James Cox (uncle of William Jr.); Jonathan Evans (adoptive father of A.J. Cox); Jane E. French (later Mrs. Alfred J. Cox); Louisa Field (cousin); W.I. Wilson and H.V. Whalen (Chicago businessmen). Photos are of A.J. Cox and his library.

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966: Edward Gordon Craig Correspondence, 1911-1945

Letters from Edward Gordon Craig to Harold Monro of the Poetry Bookshop in London (1911-1926) and from Craig to Guido Morris of The Latin Press (1936-1940, 1945).

Cram, Ralph W., 1869-1952: Ralph W. Cram Papers, 1906-1952

Correspondence, mostly incoming, of Ralph W. Cram, editor and publisher of the Davenport (Iowa) Democrat and Leader; also, a complete run of his seventy-eight columns for that paper, 1937-1939, and his photograph.

Crane Co.: Crane Company Records, 1920-1955

Foundry established in Chicago in 1855 by R.T. Crane which became a major industry in manufacturing electrical and plumbing supplies. Records were kept by stenographer/cashier Margaret Laue, mostly pertaining to Crane Co.'s social events for employees, including plays, programs, centennial events, and an annual picnic at Riverview Amusement Park. Includes cards, invitations, programs, desk diaries, tickets, pins, and medals.

Crews, Claire Lieber: Claire Lieber Crews Century of Progress Notebook, 1933-1934

Loose leaf notebook kept by eleven year old Claire Lieber, in which she recorded her own handwritten descriptions of the fair and its venues, and illustrated them with printed seals, stamps, playing cards, season tickets, event tickets, memo books, postcards, and other illustrations. Also included are “motion pictures” and photographs of Lieber taken at the fair.

Croghan, George, d. 1782: George Croghan Letters, 1763-1770

A collection of four letters and one order primarily from Fort Pitt, Penn. relating to Croghan's official duties between 1763 and 1770.,In the first letter dated Mar. 1763 Croghan reports to Sir William Johnson that a draft (unidentified) was completed by his assistant Thomas Hutchins, future geographer of the U.S. In the second letter (copy) dated June 1766 to Gen. Gage, Croghan urges him to encourage the colonial governors to maintain peace with the Indians and mentions his plans for a trip to the Illinois country. A year later in June 1768, Croghan writes to Thomas Wharton, Philadelphia merchant, regarding his unsettled bills, the purchase and survey of 30,000 acres for Wharton et al, and the causes for the delayed negotiations at Fort Stanwix, N.Y. In the fourth letter dated Dec. 1770 to David Franks, another Philadelphia merchant closely associated with Croghan in the western trade, Croghan describes various options for the sale of certain tracts of land. Finally, there is one order to Major Funda (Jelles Fonda) dated June 1769 authorizing the payment of a bill.

Crooks, Ramsay, 1787-1859: Ramsay Crooks correspondence, 1822-1836, bulk 1822.

Fur trader. As general manager of John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company, 1817-1834, Ramsay Crooks was responsible for the opening of the firm's Western Department in 1822 in St. Louis. When Astor sold out in 1834, Crooks purchased the Northern Department of the company and continued to use the American Fur Company name. Correspondence and list of Ramsay Crooks, dating primarily from 1822 and mainly regarding American Fur Company business. Subjects include the reception of trade goods in Philadelphia, the operation of the new Western Department in St. Louis (instructions re trade goods, trader indebtedness, fur shipments, etc.), and the purchase of Missouri and Mississippi River factory skins. Fur company-related correspondents include Samuel Abbott (agent at St. Louis), Robert Stuart (Northern Department official), and James Kennerly (U.S. factory system forwarding agent, 1813-1822). There is also a letter (1836) to Augustin Grignon, a Green Bay trader, regarding documents for a land patent in Upper Canada and other matters.

Cross, Louis J., ca. 1898-1975: Louis J. Cross Diaries, 1932-1974

Diaries, date books, and a few miscellaneous items of Louis J. Cross, Chicago bonds salesman and investment banker. Diaries cover the years between 1932 and 1969, and discuss Cross' daily routine as well as political and financial developments in America, and the internal workings of the Chicago business world.

Cugell, David W. : David W. Cugell Collection, 1861-1884

A collection of Civil War material donated by Dr. David W. Cugell. Materials include a deed from Louisiana, dated April 8, 1862, that authorized Marx Kaufman's sale of Lucy Anne, a 17-year old slave, to Henry Levy. The collection also includes paper money, including 11 Confederate bills and 2 United States bills. In addition to these items, the collection also includes a U.S. Treasury check made out to the Zeltner Bros. for the sum of 10 cents, dated July 27, 1884.

Cuming, Alexander, Sir, 1690?-1755: Sir Alexander Cuming papers, 1734-1767

Commonplace books, memorials, note, and military appointment of Sir Alexander Cuming, 1734-1767, mainly concerning Cuming's attempts during 1755 to extricate himself from debtors' prison and his past services to the crown.,In addition to the many draft letters and memorials noting Cuming's efforts to bring the Cherokees under British sovereignty, signs of royal favor, etc., there are numerous versions of insolvency claim statements listing properties in South Carolina and the Cherokee region, and variously dated essays and notes on such diverse topics as the conversion of pagans and Jews, visions, national banks, and sums of infinite mathematical series. Correspondents include Stephen Theodore Janssen (Lord Mayor of London), the Lords of the Regency, the Earl of Harrington, William Morehead, and George Lewis Scott. The 1734 military appointment, possibly signed by the first Duke of Newcastle, designates Cumings a captain in an independent company of foot in Jamaica.

Cummings, Marion, 1876-1926: Marion Cummings Papers, 1900-1956

Papers of Marion Cummings (1876-1926), teacher, philosopher and poet, which include both her works and a collection of letters and works of American poet Sara Teasdale

Cuoq, J. A. (Jean Andre´), 1821-1898: J.A. Cuoq letters, 1879-1894

Five letters, 1879-1894, from J.A. Cuoq to James Constantine Pilling, an American ethnologist particularly interested in Indian languages, who compiled comprehensive bibliographies on the topic and assembled the renowned library of the Bureau of American Ethnology.,In Cuoq's responses to Pilling's apparent requests for copies of his works, he notes in an 1879 letter that all copies of requested volumes were destroyed in an 1877 fire at Lac-des-Deux-Montagnes. Later notes concern the forwarding of copies of Cuoq's Lexique de la langue iroquoise (published 1882) and Anotc keton (published 1893), which was an appendix to his Grammaire de la langue algonquine.

Curt Teich & Co.: Curt Teich Co. Records, 1898-2002, bulk 1900-1978

The Curt Teich Company was founded by Curt Otto Teich (1877-1974), who immigrated to the United States from Lobenstein, Germany in 1896. The core collection consists of over 360,000 images, from 1898 to 1978, relating to more than 10,000 towns and cities primarily in the United States and Canada, and more than 115 other foreign countries. Original production materials exist for about 110,000 postcards, dating from 1926 to approximately 1960, including photographic prints and negatives; letters; pencil and watercolor sketches; other layout materials; and physical remnants such as wallpaper, flooring and textiles, which had been sent to the Teich Company to serve as color and pattern samples. The company records include order files, some financial information, and promotional materials. The artifacts include printing chases, lithographers' stones, and other realia relating to the production and promotion of postcards.

Curtis, Caleb: Caleb Thomas Curtis Letters, 1836-1838

Nine letters written by Caleb Thomas Curtis of Boston, Massachusetts during his travels by steamboat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.

Curtis, Edward W.: Edward W. Curtis Letters, 1855-1865

Correspondence of Edward W. Curtis of Massachusetts, a private in the 88th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. Also includes clippings relating to battles, the life of Federal soldiers, and hospital listings near Nashville, Tennessee.

Cutter, Charles A. (Charles Ammi), 1837-1903: Correspondence between Charles A. Cutter and William Stetson Merrill on expansive classification, 1895-1902

Librarian at Harvard and the Boston Athenaeum, and author of the Expansive Classification system for library collections. Includes correspondence with William Stetson Merrill (Newberry Library Accessions Department) regarding the Cutter classification system for the Newberry's collections.

Cutter, Irving Samuel, 1875-1945: Irving Samuel Cutter Papers, 1884-1934

Mainly research materials (correspondence, biographical information, articles) gathered for an article on Henry Rinalda Porter, a surgeon at the Battle of Little Big Horn, with photographs of Porter, the Custer battlefield, and Indians involved in the fight. Also includes a George Crook letter and sketches by Charles M. Russell.