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Mabley, Jack: Jack Mabley Papers, 1937-2003

Correspondence with colleagues, congratulatory letters, inter-office memos; works including newspaper clippings, subject files dealing with important stories including the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Richard Cain case, racketeering, police corruption, and vice in Chicago, miscellaneous articles and columns; biographical clippings, publicity, and interviews, and photographs of Mabley himself and with public figures such as Hugh Hefner and Richard Nixon. Mabley was a reporter and columnist for the Chicago Daily News.

MacAdams, William: William MacAdams-Ben Hecht Research Papers, ca. 1925-1990

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.

MacDonald, Hazel, 1891-1971: Hazel MacDonald Papers, 1928-1967

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works by Chicago reporter and foreign correspondent Hazel MacDonald.

MacDougall, Curtis Daniel, 1913-: Curtis MacDougall Papers, 1922-1989

Journalist and professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism who wrote one of the definitive textbooks of American journalism. An activist in civic affairs, McDougall ran for Congress as a Democrat in Illinois' 10th District, for the U.S. Senate as a Progressive Party candidate, and as a Peace Party candidate for the 13th Congressional District. His papers include correspondence, subject files concerning his many interests and activities, published articles, CDs, photographs, etc. Also paper copies of correspondence with Emil Dansker, a press release re MacDougall’s award from the American Society of Journalism School Administrators (no date), a 1971 newspaper article by MacDougall, and a printed book announcement for Superstition and the Press.

MacMurray, James Edwin, 1862-: James E. MacMurray Papers, 1921-1996

Collection of correspondence, certificates, documents, and new clippings relating to the life and career of James E. MacMurray of Acme Steel, and benefactor of MacMurray College for Women. Correspondence is both personal and corporate, relating to labor issues, including the 9 hour work day for women, rules of promotion for teachers, and chiropractic law.

Madlener, Elaine: Elaine Madlener Papers, 1916-1966

Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.

Malkind, Sheila: Sheila Malkind Photographs, 1982-2001

Malkind, a Chicago photojournalist, was the director of the Ruth Page Foundation from 1981 to 1992. In this capacity, she came to know many members of the Chicago dance community, including individuals such as Ann Barzel, Katherine Dunham, Larry Long, and Maria Tallchief. Her photographs are primarily candid shots of dancers and dance companies in Chicago: notable subjects include the individuals mentioned above, as well as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dame Margot Fonteyn, and Rudolph Nureyev. Additional photographs document Ruth Page Foundation activities and a variety of formal, informal, and street gatherings, as well as photographs of Lincoln Park in every season. The collection also includes published feature articles that Malkind wrote for the Lerner newspapers, the Chicago Reader, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Tribune.

Malkoff, Sol, 1918-2001: Sol Malkoff Papers, 1944-1992

Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, original design work, and research notes by calligrapher and designer Sol Malkoff.

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923: Katherine Mansfield Papers, 1903-1942

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Katherine Mansfield, British short story writer and critic.

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923: Katherine Mansfield Papers - Additions, 1910-1938

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous items relating to Katherine Mansfield, British short story writer and critic.

Mariano, Louis, 1906-1970: Louis Mariano Papers, ca. 1950-1988

Papers, photographs, artwork, newsclippings, and publications relating to Louis Mariano (1906-1970) who worked as a reporter and editor for the Chicago Daily News before moving on to World Book and a column in the Near North News. Among the items is material pertaining to the Louis Mariano Memorial Library and the Mariano Park, 3 oversized cards, and a framed piece of art entitled "The Mayor of Rush Street."

Markow, Jesse: Jesse Markow Collection of Political and World's Columbian Exposition Ephemera, 1888-1929

Tickets, programs, menus, and ephemera relating to political functions from 1888 to 1929, particularly the Democratic Party, New York mayoral politics, the Hungarian Republican Club of New York, the Coronation of King George IV, and the United States Congress. Additionally, collection contains ephemera and tickets from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

Marsh, Marshall S., 1856-1925: Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers, 1706-1984

Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as illustrations and stories by George R. Roberts, and a large autograph collection.

Marsh, Robert C. (Robert Charles) : Robert Marsh Papers, 1940-1986

Music scholar and Chicago Sun-Times classical music critic for over thirty years. Marsh chronicled a golden age for classical music in Chicago, including the tenures of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti at the CSO and the Lyric Opera in its infancy. The collection includes correspondence, record reviews, photographs, memorabilia, audio recordings, and scrapbooks.

Mason, Francema A., 1837-1911: Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence, 1863-1876

Nineteen letters from Otis Mason, a sergeant in the Civil War to his Illinois wife, Francema Otis. Twelve letters from various friends and family, and a wedding invitation are also included.

Matanky, Arnie: Arnie Matanky Papers, 1995-2001

Memorabilia of Arne Matanky, a journalist at the Chicago Sun and the community paper, the Near North News, consisting mainly of subject files pertaining to a wide range of topics such as the Chicago Park District, clones, Rev. Jesse Jackson, the death penalty, Josef Mengele, etc.

Mather, Thomas, 1794-1853: Thomas Mather Papers, 1825-1886

Letters, diaries, account book, map and biographical sketch, most in connection with Mather’s activities as one of three commissioners appointed by the government to survey and mark a route from Missouri to Santa Fe in 1825.

Mattei, Nancy: Nancy Mattei Papers, 1976-2001

Brochures, clippings, and reviews covering Mattei's career as a dancer at MoMing Dance and Arts Center in Chicago. Also includes some clippings about Mattei's sometime dance partner Charlie Vernon; about dancer-choreographer Jan Bartoszek; and about Chicago performance space Links Hall.

Mauldin, Bill, 1921-2003: Bill Mauldin Collection, 1941-2003

Mauldin was a GI cartoonist and later worked for the St. Louis Dispatch and for the Chicago Sun Times, and is remembered for for his haunting image of Lincoln weeping after Kennedy's assasination. Includes copies of Mauldin's works, including pamphlets printed in Europe during WW II, one original ediorial cartoon, and three original drawings of the Kennedy inauguration.

May, Donald Richard, 1911-1993: Don May Papers, 1927-2009

Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.

McCormick, Chauncey, 1884-1954: Chauncey McCormick Papers, 1887-1955

Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child welfare groups, and the Republican Party. Includes extensive material relating to McCormick's World War I service in the American Expeditionary Force in France and his direction of Polish food relief under Herbert Hoover.

McCormick, Cyrus H. (Cyrus Hall), 1859-1936: McCormick Family Financial Records, 1890-1958

Eight financial ledgers for members of the McCormick family. Primarily records for Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr., including records of cash received/disbursed, journals, and stocks. There are also personal financial ledgers for McCormick's brother Harold Fowler McCormick and entries for McCormick's son, Cyrus H. McCormick III, as well as account records for McCormick real estate in the Chicago area.

McCullough, Mia: Mia McCullough Papers, 1979 - 2008

Drafts and copies of plays by Chicago playwright Mia McCullough, who has written plays produced by Steppenwolf , Chicago Dramatists, American Theater Company, and Stage Left Theatre in Chicago, as well as many other stages nationwide. Collection also includes promotional materials and some diaries.

McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949: John T. McCutcheon Papers, 1834-1996

Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.

McDavid, Raven Ioor: Raven Ioor McDavid Papers, 1930-1960

University of Chicago professor and leading expert on American language, who updated H.L. Mencken's The American Language in 1963, and served as editor of The Linguistic Atlas of the Middle and South Atlantic States and The Linguistic Atlas of the North Central States. McDavid's papers include correspondence, work files, manuscripts and page proofs for the Mencken work, the atlases, and McDavid's other projects. Also several files relating to Harold Allen's Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest.

McGaffey, Ernest, b. 1861 : Ernest McGaffey Letters and Poems, 1939

Four letters and three poems from poet Ernest McGaffey, sent to Matthew Mills in 1939.

McGrath, John Patrick: John Patrick McGrath Family Papers, 1944-1993

The John Patrick McGrath Family Papers contain materials created by John Patrick McGrath and his wife Adrienne McGrath. The papers include John Patrick McGrath's correspondence during his service in World War II, his manuscripts, Adrienne McGrath's photographic materials, and scrapbooks.

McGuire, T.P.: McGuire, T.P. Letter to his brother from Idaho Territory, June 1, 1864

Letter from T.P. McGuire to his brother, written in Plaseverell [i.e. Placerville], Idaho Territory on June 1, 1864.

McIlvaine, Caroline Margaret: Caroline M. McIlvaine Papers, 1927-1933

Papers of Chicago historian and librarian at the Chicago Historical Society and an early member of the Newberry Library staff. Included are letters, some of which are to or from editors of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune regarding historical features of the papers. Also, many examples of McIlvaine’s drafts and writings on Chicago history, especially of buildings, streets and landmarks, a few pieces of memorabilia, and seven snapshots of 1920s Chicago.

McKinven, John A., (John Alexander), 1920-: Harris-Seybold Company Publications, 1945-1956

113 various Harris-Seybold Company publications and advertising materials created and collected by account executive John A. McKinven, between 1945 and 1956. The Harris-Seybold Company was a leading manufacturer of lithographic and letterpress printing equipment, and was located in Cleveland, Ohio.

McLean, Edgar, d. 1920: Edgar McLean Papers, 1859-1868

Correspondence, writings, and official military documents of 1st Lieutenant Edgar McLean. McLean fought for the Union in the Civil War with the 122nd Illinois Regiment, and then became a Lieutenant in the 110th U.S. Colored Infantry. Most correspondence was written by Edgar McLean’s mother and other relatives to him during his service.

McMurtrie, Douglas C., (Douglas Crawford), 1888-1944: Douglas C. McMurtrie Papers, 1850-1944

Chicago designer, publisher and printing historian. Includes extensive correspondence concerning his professional roles at Cuneo Press, Ludlow Typograph Co., the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, and various WPA projects, as well as files of material for his many writings on printing history and design. A few files concern his early design work, work with disabled veterans, and his role as publisher of works on typography, printing and of the early lesbian novel, Mary Casal’s The Stone Wall.

McNally family: McNally Family Papers, 1788-2002

Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials relating to Civil War general Emmons Clark (grandfather of Margaret Clark McNally) and the Vilas family, who operated Chicago businesses and had a summer estate in Thousand Islands, New York.

McNally, Andrew, 1836-1904: Andrew McNally album of photographs of a trip to New Mexico, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon, ca. 1897

Album of photographic prints, documenting a trip through New Mexico, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon, probably around 1897, by Andrew McNally, and a group which may have included his eleven year-old grandson, Andrew McNally II, and possibly photographers W.H. Jackson and C.A. Higgins, whose signed photographs of the McNallys are contained in the album.

McNary, Oliver Clarkson: O. C. McNary papers, 1873-1886, bulk 1882-1886.

Printed and handwritten army orders, 1882-1886, and letters written by O.C. McNary during 1885 from Indian Territory to his family in Kansas and Pennsylvania.,From Camp Russel, Fort Reno, and a camp at Skelton Ranch, McNary's correspondence documents his trips via ambulance and mules throughout the Indian Territory. He describes road conditions, the Ponca and Oto agencies and Indians, a prairie fire, a visit with friends in Arkansas City, and the murder of a Chickasaw Indian by outlaws at Silver City. Letters also discuss Cheyenne Indian troubles at the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency near Fort Reno, the crookedness of the agent there (D.B. Dyer), the resulting inspection trip by Gen. Sheridan, and McNary's part in arrangements for the general's visit. Additionally, there are letters (1885-1886) regarding McNary's application for a surgeon's position at the National Home for Disabled Volunteers in Fort Leavenworth and other miscellany.

McNickle, D'Arcy, 1904-1977 : D'Arcy McNickle Papers, 1913-1986

Literary and scholarly manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, and other materials of D'Arcy McNickle, American Indian author, government employee, community organizer, anthropologist, and historian. Records cover McNickle's work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, American Indian Development, Inc., the University of Saskatchewan, and the Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library.

McRae, Edna L.: Edna L. McRae Papers, 1910-1990

Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adoph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums relating to education, travel and personal life kept by Edna and her sister Elma Marie.

Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971: Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers, ca. 1850-1972

Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.

Meine, Franklin Julius, 1896-1968: Franklin Julius Meine Papers, 1797-1965

Chicago writer, editor, and book collector whose collections were donated to the University of Illinois campuses in Urbana and Chicago. Meine's papers relate to his preparation for a 50th anniversary talk to the Society of Midland Authors, and include materials by and about Edith Wyatt, John Stahl, and Mary Dickerson Donahey. Also a few 18th and 19th century letters collected by Meine.

Meisterschule für das graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig.: Meisterschule für das graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig Collection of Ephemera, approximately 1920 to approximately 1938

A collection of 179 miscellaneous specimens of work executed at the Meisterschule für das Graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig, including booklets, broadsides, school announcements, commercial advertisements, and book jackets. Creation dates range from approximately 1920 to approximately 1938.

Memorial Ministry for Indigent Persons.: Memorial Ministry for Indigent Persons Records, 1984-1997

Clippings, correspondence, documents, photographs, and programs of an organization started in 1984 by W. Earl Lewis, a Roman Catholic layperson, to establish an annual interfaith memorial service for those who died poor and alone. Records document Lewis' struggle for support prior to the first service in 1986, and contain information about 1995 heat-related deaths, pauper burials at Homewood Memorial Gardens, and mass burials at the former site of the Dunning State Mental Hospital and poor farm.

Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956: H.L. (Henry Louis) Mencken Letters, 1938-1955

Correspondence from Baltimore journalist, critic, essayist and author H.L. Mencken, largely concerning supplements to his book The American Language. Eighty short letters are mainly addressed to Raven McDavid and several other linguists, while the last twenty, written after his stroke in November 1948, are written by his secretary.

Merrill, William Stetson, 1866-: William Stetson Merrill Papers, 1888-1959, bulk 1888-1918

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.

Mers, Gilbert, 1908-1998: Mers, Gilbert. "One Step at a Time - Some Backward", ca. 1983

Gilbert Mer's 900+ page manuscript, entitled "One Step at a Time - Some Backward," an autobiographical account of Mer's years on the Texas waterfront as a longshoreman and radical union activist. Portions of the manuscript were published in 1988 by University of Texas Press under the title "Working on the Waterfront."

Mershon, Katharane Edson : Katharane Edson Mershon Papers, 1895-1986

Small collection consisting of one letter to California dancer and dance ethnographer Katharane Edson Mershon, a few writings on Eastern philosophy and “I Ching”, and photographs, both of Mershon and of miscellaneous, mostly unidentified people.

Metcalf, Isaac Stevens, 1822-1898: Isaac Stevens Metcalf Papers, 1827-1935

Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and DuQuoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and records of a private business partnership - the DuQuoin Coal Company. Families represented include DeWitt, Furber, Metcalf, Putnam, and Rich.

Meyer, David, 1943-: David C. Meyer Collection of Letterheads and Stationery, 1861? to approximately 2013

Collection of letterheads and stationery from David C. Meyer, owner of Meyerbooks and its imprint David Meyer Magic Books. Collection consists of single sheet letterheads, envelopes, stationery packets, and advertising materials originally issued by hotels, businesses, organizations, and performers.

Middleton, R. Hunter, (Robert Hunter), 1898-1985: Robert Hunter Middleton Papers, 1921-1985

Diaries, notes, original manuscripts of writings, design art, correspondence, financial records, printed ephemera, and type specimens from the collection of Robert Hunter Middleton, type designer and fine printer.

Middleton, R. Hunter, (Robert Hunter), 1898-1985: R. Hunter Middleton letters, 1949-1952

Typed letters (carbon copies) of Robert H. Middleton in reply to autograph letters signed, chiefly by Hilary D.C. Pepler, Edward M. Catich, and others. Letters relate to an exhibition of Eric Gill's prints at the Newberry Library, February 1949, sponsored jointly by the Library and the Society of Typographic Arts. The exhibition was subsequently shown at various others places in the United States during all of 1949. Correspondence after this date relates to the sale of individual items from the exhibition.

Mihopoulos, Effie: Effie Mihopoulos Papers, ca. 1975-Ongoing

Chicago-based poet, critic, and cultural commentator. Along with publishing her own literary journal, Salome, Mihopoulos has conducted oral histories with prominent dancers and performers. Her papers consist of her own writings in addition to musical, theatrical, and dance programs, publicity, and photographs. Includes two early photos of Effie Mihopoulos' family, including one of her and her mother, taken approximately in the late 1950s. Also included is a press packet containing her poetry, and a photo scrapbook from the mid-late 1980s, of vacation snapshots in Florida and Mexico.

Miller, Helen Miner: Helen Miner Miller Papers on the Wisconsin Winnebago, 1881-1979

Letters, documents, reports, and other materials created, collected and saved by Wisconsin Winnebago Business Committee official Helen Miner Miller during and after the process of formally organizing the Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe under the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934. There is also considerable material regarding governance and programs to improve the educational opportunities and economic conditions of tribal members during the middle decades of the 20th century. Also tribal newsletters, periodicals, writings and reports concerning the Wisconsin Winnebago.

Miner, Michael: Michael Miner Papers, ca. 1979-2012

Chicago Reader column files of Chicago newspaper journalist Mike Miner, including drafts, notes, interviews, and other research materials.

Mitchell, David Brydie, 1766-1837: David Brydie Mitchell Papers, 1777-1843

Incoming and outgoing correspondence (including 42 letters from Georgia politician William H. Crawford, 1808-1822), mainly covering Mitchell’s two tenures as Georgia governor and during his appointment by President Madison as Creek Indian agent, 1817-1821. Content concerns national and local politics, foreign affairs, military matters and the approaching War of 1812, the Yazoo land fraud, Florida history, attitudes and actions towards African-Americans and Indians, and Mitchell’s attempts to deal with accusations of smuggling slaves to Alabama. Also, a miscellany of documents and correspondence mostly relating to the Creek Agency.

Moir, Robert, 1824-1904: Robert Moir Papers, 1850-1909

Professional correspondence, papers, and documents of Oquawka, Illinois, businessman Robert Moir, owner of Robert Moir & Co., a firm with wide-ranging investments in land, livestock, lumber, railroads, and other industries. Also a few letters from family and friends.

MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago).: MoMing Dance and Arts Center Records, 1968-1991

MoMing was a center in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood for dance training and avant-garde performance as well as an art gallery. It was formed in 1974 by Jackie Radis, Jim Self, Susan Kimmelman, Eric Trules, Kasia Mintch, Tem Horowitz, and Sally Banes. Along with local artists, it hosted many guest dancers and artists of renown, including Trisha Brown, Bill T. Jones, Mark Morris, and Meredith Monk. It officially dissolved in 1991.

Monona, Olivia, 1888-1976: Olivia Monona Papers, 1899-1943

Performance photographs, snapshots, newspaper clippings, and opera ephemera relating to the career of Olivia Monona Goldenberger, known professionally as Olivia Monona, from 1899 to 1943. Photographs illustrate the world of Chicago opera and musicals during the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s, with photographs of performances in Chicago, Highland Park, IL, and at the Ravinia Festival. Collection also contains portraits, passport, and news clippings about opera maestro Attico Bernabini.

Monroe family: Monroe Family Papers, 1868-1949

Mainly letters of Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, Poetry Magazine, Wagnerian opera in Chicago, the Playwrights Theatre, hard times during the 1870s, Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit, travel to Hot Springs, Arkansas, San Francisco, Florida, and France, etc. There is also Henry Stanton Moore's manuscript biography of his favorite dog, Rover, and a long run of World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe and Lord and Lady Falmouth. Photographs of the Monroe family are also included.

Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936: Harriet Monroe Memorabilia, 1891

A few items relating to poet and editor Harriet Monroe, consisting of two short notes, three subscription forms, and one clipping, all dated 1891.

Monteux, Pierre, 1875-1964: Pierre Monteux Music Manuscripts, approximately 1896-1905

Manuscripts of early compositions by famed French conductor Pierre Monteux (1875-1964). Includes chamber pieces, short orchestral works, and an opera based on Racine's play Les Plaideurs.

Montezuma, Carlos, 1866-1923: Carlos Montezuma Papers, 1888-1936

Mostly correspondence, but also writings, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, clippings and photographs relating to Indian rights activist and physician Carlos Montezuma of Arizona and Chicago, Illinois.

More family: More Family Papers, ca. 1850-ca. 1950

Materials pertaining to the More family, consisting mainly of photographs and photograph albums, but also letters and documents, diaries (oldest Wheaton, IL, 1868, 1871), scrapbooks, postcards, Rand McNally maps, university catalogs (Wheaton and Northwestern, 1870s), Calumet, IL theatre programs, and other materials pertaining to the More and related families, e.g. the Leibrocks. There is also considerable material collected by Pauline More of Calument, IL and the Bailey family of Wheaton, IL and Iowa (E.K. Bailey was a Presbyterian minister in Iowa). The More family is related to the Blatchford family by the marriage of Louise Pettit (daughter of Dorothy Blatchford Pettit) and James Kent More.

Morgan, Richard Price, 1790-1882: Morgan-Gardner Family Papers, 1789-ca. 1900

Travel journal written by George C. Morgan, a schoolteacher and minister (1754-1798) while travelling in France during the Revolution, 1789; autobiographical memoir written by the son of George C. Morgan, Richard Price Morgan (1790-1882), who immigrated to the United States from England around 1808 and became a civil engineer; brief memoir of Richard Price Morgan's son George C. Morgan (b. 1833) who worked with his father on the railroads; and memoir by Henry A. Gardner, grandson of Richard Price Morgan and son of Morgan's business colleague Henry A. Gardner, also a railway surveryor and civil engineer.

Morrison, Helen Balfour: Helen Balfour Morrison Papers, 1906-2001

Personal and professional papers of American photographer and artist Helen Balfour Morrison. Born in Evanston, Illinois in 1900, Morrison undertook several artistic photography projects that were exhibited throughout the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Her longtime collaboration with dancer Sybil Shearer involved further artistic endeavors through stage lighting designs and filmmaking.

Morrison, Helen Balfour: Helen Balfour Morrison Photographs of Kentucky African American Communities, 1935-1946

Prints and negatives by Helen Balfour Morrison from her multiple trips to African American communities in Kentucky during the 1930s and 1940s.

Morrison, Scott Kayla: Scott Kayla Morrison Papers, 1945-1996

Papers of attorney and activist Scott Kayla Morrison mostly pertaining to Mississippi Choctaw Indians, and including Constitutions, legal documents, and Morrison's MA thesis.

Morse, Charles Ansel, 1835-1894 : Morse-Keith Family Papers, 1833-1938

Papers centering around Charles Ansel Morse (1835-1894) who settled in Chicago in the early 1860's, establishing a wholesale clothing firm. The bulk of the collection consists of letters home to family in New Bedford, Mass. There are also calling cards of many early Chicago residents, genealogical documents, and a few photographs.

Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971: Paul Scott Mowrer Papers, 1894-2007

Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and editor of the paper from 1935-1944. He was foreign editor of the New York Post from 1944-1947. An accomplished poet, Mowrer published nine books of poetry and was named first poet laureate of New Hampshire in 1967.

Mowrer, Richard Scott: Richard S. Mowrer Papers, 1942-2004

Articles, essays, and field notebooks, mostly about the Franco era in Spain, by freelance journalist Richard S. Mowrer.

Mullen, William: Bill Mullen Papers, 1967-2012

Papers of Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune reporter Bill Mullen, who in the 1970s worked undercover for the Chicago Board of Elections, and covered the end of the Vietnam War, OPEC, the SALT treaties, and famine in Africa; and in the 1980s investigated political refugees. As a world traveler, he wrote extensively about his excursions, particularly to Antarctica. He later became well-known around Chicago for his coverage of the city's cultural institutions.

Munroe, William H.: William H. Munroe Papers, 1794-1920

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.