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Nabokov, Peter: Peter Nabokov Papers, 1970-1990

Research papers of author Peter Nabokov relating to his books, Indian Running and Native American Testimony anthologies.

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821: Spencer Napoleonica Collection, 1756-1975

A collection of materials, chiefly autographs, relating to the Napoleonic Era. Military orders, political and personal correspondence, legal documents, receipts, portraits, and images are included.

Nappo, Carmen: Carmen Nappo Memorabilia, 1960-1978

Articles, programs, and miscellaneous material, including two photographic portraits, of musical composer and conductor Carmen Nappo. A student of the Chicago Conservatory, he completed his career in Miami, conducting the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra of Greater Miami, among other orchestras.

Nauvoo (Ill.).: Nauvoo (Ill.). Icarian community documents, 1851-1869

Photocopies of letters and documents, largely in French, centering around Emile Baxter and his wife, Annette Powell Baxter, including twelve letters from Etienne Cabet, founder of the Icarian settlement in Nauvoo.

Near North News.: Near North News Photographs, ca. 1960-ca. 2000

Photographs ofthe Near North News, a Chicago community newspaper founded in 1956 and published for over 40 years by Arne Matanky. Contains images of Chicagoans as well as national and international figures. Also a card file containing information on Chicago individuals and organizations, and a birthday index arranged by date.

Near North Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.: Near North Unitarian Universalists Fellowship Records, ca. 1960-1970

Primarily newsletters of the Near North Chicago branch of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Also includes a small amount of correspondence, meeting minutes, blank stationary, and notes. The Unitarian Universalist Association is a religious organization that combines the traditions of the Universalists, who organized in 1793, and the Unitarians, who organized in 1825. They consolidated into the UUA in 1961.

Nebenzahl, Kenneth, 1927-: Kenneth Nebenzahl Records, 1961-1984

Records of Chicago bookseller Nebenzahl dating from 1961-1984. Records include correspondence, stock, travel, and sales records.

Neiman family: Niemann Family Papers, 1825-1960

Baptismal, marriage, confirmation, teacher's, naturalization, death, and other certificates of the German-American Niemann family of Chicago. Also probate documents, newspaper clippings, tax bills, World's Columbian Exposition ephemera, and other memorabilia.

Neruda, Donald R., 1931-2002: Donald R. Neruda Papers, ca. 1980-2002

Eleven specimens of calligraphy by Chicago-area calligrapher Donald R. Neruda. One specimen is on stained glass.

Never The Same.: Never The Same Ephemera Collection, 1968-2013

Never The Same is a project begun by Northwestern University Professor Rebecca Zorach and Daniel Tucker, founder of AREAChicago. AREA is an acronym for Art/Research/Education/Activism. Never The Same collects ephemeral items (mostly print but also audiovisual) documenting "Art transforming politics in Chicago and beyond." Collection consists of handouts, brochures, fliers, postcards, pamphlets, posters, and some books, journals, CDs, DVDs, and 3-dimensional artifacts emanating from a wide variety of sources, both individual and organizational.

New York Central Sleeping Car Company.: Stock certificates of the New York Central Sleeping Car Company and Central Transportation Company, 1875-1880

Three stock certificates of the New York Central Sleeping Car Company and Central Transportation Company. One certificate from the New York Central Sleeping Car Company is dated 1875 and the other is dated 1880. The certificate from the Central Transportation Company is undated.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing: Portraits of Writing Masters and Mistresses, approximately 1595 to approximately 1878

Collection of 170 prints and manuscripts produced primarily in Europe between 1595 and 1878, the bulk of which were produced between 1650 and 1780. Most items were produced in London. The majority of items are portrait prints of writing masters and penmen, though there are also examples of writing samples, calligraphic art portraying religious scenes or theologians, as well as correspondence.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.: John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection, Approximately 1750-ongoing

Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.: Type Specimen Sheets and Booklets, 1870-ongoing

A collection of over 2500 type specimen sheets and other advertising materials issued by type foundries, typesetters, and printers that display typefaces, type families, or groups of types. Geographic coverage includes United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.: Letterhead and Stationery Collection, approximately 1900-ongoing

This is a growing collection of letterheads, envelopes, and stationery sheets. Geographic coverage includes the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The bulk of materials come from Illinois, particularly the Chicago region. Most items were issued between approximately 1900 and approximately 1925.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.: Paper Specimen Collection, , approximately 1900-ongoing

A collection of paper specimen sheets, catalogs, binding materials, and other advertising materials issued primarily by paper companies. Geographic coverage includes primarily the United States and continental Europe.

Newberry Library, John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing.: Italian Religious Broadsides, 1611-1697

Collection of 154 religious broadsides printed in Italy between 1611 and 1697. These broadsides were issued for various Catholic feast days and other religious occasions; the majority of items feature sonnets related to these topics. Many broadsides were commissioned by confraternities or trade guilds and most were dedicated to clerical or noble patrons of these organizations.

Newberry Library.: Newberry Library Archives, 1885-ongoing

The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.

Newberry Library. Office of the Collection Development Librarian.: Hall, Frederick A.H. - Bibliographer's subject files, 1949-1983, bulk 1962-1972

Librarian and specialist in Latin American and Iberian history and literature, who served in a variety Newberry Library positions from 1955 to 1972. Files concern the management of the Greenlee Collection, collection development, the Graff Collection searching and sale projects, and Hall's studies at the University of Texas.

Newberry Library. Office of the Collection Development Librarian.: Richard Colles Johnson bibliographer's subject files, 1963-1973

Newberry library reference librarian and bibliographer of American history and literature, 1963-1999, who also worked part-time on the Writings of Herman Melville project. Johnson's bibliographer's subject files consist of memoranda pertaining to acquisitions, monthly reports, and special projects files.

Newberry Library. Office of the Collection Development Librarian.: Richard Colles Johnson correspondence, 1964-1973

Newberry library reference librarian and bibliographer of American history and literature, 1963-1999, who also worked part-time on the Writings of Herman Melville project. Johnson's correspondence is with collectors, booksellers, and presses. Series organized in two segments: 1964-1968 arranged by year and alphabetical thereunder; 1969-1963 arranged alphabetically.

Newberry, O. P. (Oliver Perry), 1831-1874: Oliver Perry Newberry Papers, 1860-1895

Mainly correspondence of Cameron, Missouri resident Oliver Perry Newberry, 1860-1867, primarily relating to his Civil War service in the Union army; and cabinet, carte-de-visite and a few tintype photographs of Newberry family and friends dating primarily from the 1880's.

Newberry, Walter Cass, 1835-1912: Walter Cass Newberry Papers, 1840-1908

Correspondence, legal documents, and other documentation relating to the finances of Walter Cass Newberry and Henry Warner Newberry; correspondence, manuscripts, paperwork, and photographs related to the Civil War activities of the 24th New York Cavalry and Walter Cass Newberry’s military history.

Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868: Walter Loomis Newberry Letters, 1833-1838

Eighteen letters from businessman Walter L. Newberry to Lucius Lyon, the Michigan Territory's Delegate to Congress (and later, Michigan's Senator), regarding local and national politics, property values in Chicago and Detroit, the prospects of Michigan statehood, and other issues. Collection also includes a $20 check on the Bank of Michigan, Detroit, dated Oct. 15, 1827, from Lyon to Newberry.

Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868: Walter Loomis Newberry Estate records, 1852-1908

Estate records of Walter Loomis Newberry, Chicago real estate investor, banker and commission merchant, who provided for the creation of the Newberry Library in his will, include correspondence, litigation records, property distribution schedules, financial records and other documents concerning daily management of the estate for the Newberry family. Also documentation re: leasing, subdividing, improving and selling properties in Chicago.

Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868: Newberry, Walter Loomis. Letter to Benjamin Hodge, Buffalo, N.Y., March 26, 1848

Walter L. Newberry autographed letter to Benjamin Hodge dated March 16, 1848. Newberry is remitting order to Hodge for fruit trees and other plants.

Newcomb, John Bearss, 1824-1896: John Bearss Newcomb Papers, 1737-1896

Correspondence and personal material of John Bearss Newcomb, Elgin, Illinois schoolmaster and businessman. Also extensive genealogical records of the Newcomb Family, daybooks and miscellaneous legal and business items. Historical items relating to the town of Elgin, Illinois in the 19th century and some Civil War records.

Newhall, H.: Newhall, H. Letter to Benjamin Hodge, Buffalo, N.Y., March 7, 1848

H. Newhall autographed letter to Benjamin Hodge dated March 7, 1848. Letter outlines order for fruit trees and other plants.

Newkirk, John C., 1810-1890: John C. Newkirk Papers, 1839-1856

Legal, financial, and social correspondence written to John C. Newkirk concerning the development of Joliet, Illinois. The bulk of the correspondence centers upon the business relationship between Newkirk and his law partner, John M. Wilson, both of whom had invested in Joliet prospects prior to the Panic of 1837.

Newman, M. W. (Morton William), 1917-2001 : M. W. Newman Papers, 1917-2002

Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.

Newton, A. Edward, (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940: A. Edward Newton Letters, 1928-1937

Fifteen letters written by author, businessman and book collector A. Edward Newton. Two are to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Ames Ballard and thirteen are to Mrs. James W. Thorne.

Newton, William Edward, 1914-1994: William Edward Newton Papers, 1914-1994

Correspondence, original design work, and music by Chicago musician, artist and designer William Edward Newton.

Nicholson, Juanita: Juanita Nicholson Papers, 1952-1983

Juanita Nicholson is a dance teacher and former volunteer at the Newberry in Chicago. Papers, which are mainly concerned with the Cecchetti Council of America and the Cecchetti method of teaching ballet, include instruction booklets, syllabi for dance classes and teacher examinations, some miscellaneous class notes, two volumes of piano music, a cassette tape and a 78 rpm record.

Nieminski , John, 1929-1986: John Nieminski Papers, 1900-1995

Editor of Baker Street Miscellanea, and author and editor of several works regarding Arthur Conan Doyle, Vincent Starrett, and mystery magazines. Nieminski's papers consist of notes, clippings, magazines, etc., relating to the topics of his works.

Niffenegger, Audrey: Audrey Niffenegger Papers, 1990-1993

Typescript drafts of The Time Traveller’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.

Norris, Hoke: Hoke Norris Papers, 1934-1977

Collection of correspondence, works, research materials, and personal information by and about Hoke Norris, reporter, book reviewer, novelist, and public affairs director. Norris worked for several papers including the Raleigh News and Observer, the Winston-Salem Journal-Sentinel, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Daily News.

North Shore Music Festival (Evanston, Ill.).: North Shore Music Festival Scrapbooks, 1930-1932

Newspaper clippings, programs, reviews, forms, contracts, and tickets in three scrapbooks for the 22nd-24th year of this classical music festival held at Northwestern Illinois University for a week every summer since 1909. The festival featured members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra with conductor Frederick Stock, and guest artists like Claire Dux, Percy Grainger, Lily Pons, and Ignaz Jan Paderewski.

Norton, John, b. ca. 1760: John Norton papers, 1804-1816,bulk 1804-1810

Schoolmaster, interpreter, Mohawk chief, army officer, and author; also known as Teyoninhokarawen.,Probably born in Scotland of Cherokee and Scottish parents, Norton was adopted by the Mohawk chief, Joseph Brant, as nephew, deputy, and successor (appointed non-hereditary chief for war and diplomacy in 1799). Addresses and correspondence of John Norton, with speeches and petitions of the Grand River Indians, chiefly dating 1804-1810.,Includes a contemporary copy of "The address of Teyoninkokarowen ... to the Mohawk Indians," written ca. 1805 by Norton to introduce his translation of the Gospel of John. Also a letter book containing copies of Norton's correspondence with British reformers (John Owen, Robert Barclay, William Wilberforce, Samuel Thornton) and with colonial administrators (William Claus, Francis Gore); and speeches and memorials of the council and chiefs of the Five Nations. Topics include: 1804-1805 England trip; Grand River land grant; conflicts with Claus; plans for Indian uplift; Mohawk gospel; and 1809-1810 Cherokee country tour. Also miscellaneous correspondence, extracts of correspondence, speeches, and newsclippings, all apparently stored in the letterbook.

Nussbaum, Mike: Mike Nussbaum Papers, 1945-2011

Papers of Chicago actor Mike Nussbaum, including playscripts (many written or adapted by David Mamet in which Nussbaum performed or considered performing). Also includes notation by Nussbaum, correspondence from Mamet and others, clippings, photographs, posters, and other materials relating to the productions.

Nuzum, Ruth: 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.