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Saar, Louis Victor, 1868-1937: Louis Victor Saar Papers, 1868-1937

Manuscript and printed music, correspondence, programs, photographs, and other memorabilia of this music educator and composer. Saar was head of the music theory department at Chicago Musical College from 1917 to 1934 and also taught at other Midwestern music schools. His compositions include songs, choral works, violin and piano pieces, and orchestral works.

Sackett, Mary, 1825-1869: Mary Sackett Papers, 1841-1945

A journal kept by Mary Sackett when she and her family emigrated from New York state to Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois, 1841-1842, three numbers of a manuscript pioneer newspaper with original work done by members of an Illinois reading circle in 1849, a recipe for taffy, some penmanship exercises and two colored drawings. Also, photocopies of genealogical material relating to the Sackett family collected in 1945.

Saeltzer, Charles, b. 1829: Charles Saeltzer papers,, 1846-1865

Correspondence, certificates, vouchers, orders, muster rolls, and a diary belonging to Charles Saeltzer of Mansfield, Ohio, dated between 1846 and 1865, and documenting his training and certification as a teacher, both in Germany and Ohio, and his service as a member of the 10th Ohio Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War.,Most of Saeltzer's early papers are his teacher certifications from the German government, dated between 1846 and 1853; similar certifications from the state of Ohio are dated 1857-1862. His certificate of U.S. citizenship is also included, dated Feb. 26, 1862. The bulk of the collection is official appointments, regimental correspondence, general and special orders, muster rolls, and vouchers of the 10th Ohio Cavalry Regiment, in which Saeltzer served as 1st Sargeant of Company L, 2nd Lt. of Company C, and finally 1st Lt. of Company K. Saeltzer's personal diary for 1865 contains entries dated Jan. 1 to July 28, from towns such as Salem and Lexington, N.C.; and Danville, Richmond, and Ft. Monroe, Va.

Sagan, Judith: Judith and Bruce Sagan Papers, 1965-1986

Material relating to the business career of Judith Sagan who founded the Harper Theater Dance Festival with her husband Bruce Sagan in 1965. This organization became the Harper Dance Foundation in 1970. A large portion of the collection concerns the Illinois Arts Council which supported the Sagans’ festival activities and on whose board both later served. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, contracts, grant applications, programs, notes and other miscellaneous items concerning both the Harper Festivals and its participants, and the Illinois Arts Council.

Salabiye, Velma: Velma Salabiye Papers, 1980-1995

Navajo librarian involved in promoting American Indian librarianship and evaluating major American Indian collections. Papers include research material for American Indian Bibliography that Salabiye worked on with John Aubrey of the Newberry Library.

Salter, George, 1897-1967: George Salter papers, 1919-1967

Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the U.S. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York. There are also: a small file of correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers relating to curriculum at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; files of the Book Jacket Designers Guild which Salter founded; 184 German book jackets designed by Salter; files of articles about Salter; and letters of condolence to his widow, Agnes Salter.

Samelius, William Henry: William Henry Samelius Collection of World's Columbian Exposition Slides, 1893

A collection of glass plate slides of various buildings and attractions from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Most images are from the fair with multiple views of the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, Electric Tower, and the Colonnade. Features an image of a day pass to the fair on Chicago Day. There is one slide that is not from the fair of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967: Sandburg, Carl. Letter to Eugene Telser, January 30, 1950

Letter from Carl Sandburg to Eugene Telser regarding Sandburg's various research topics.

Sandburg, Helga: Sandburg, Helga, letter to Kenan Heise, 1994

Letter from Helga Sandburg (daughter of Carl Sandburg) to Chicago Tribune columnist Kenan Heise, thanking him for his obituary for Marcia Lee Masters, daughter of Edgar Lee Masters and the Tribune's Poetry editor. Also includes typescripts of two poems; one from Marcia to Helga, and one from Helga to Marcia.

Satter, Mark J., 1916-1965: Mark J. Satter Papers, 1931-1965

Papers of Chicago-born, DePaul University, educated lawyer and civil rights activist Mark Satter, documenting his career as an advocate against wage garnishment, his crusade to end public aid and the launch of a new Works Progress Administration to provide stable employment to the under and unemployed, and his life-long battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of “contract selling.” Includes his columns for the Chicago Defender, book reviews written for the Chicago Bar Record, Labor Today, speeches given to various community groups, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

Sayers, Lionel, 1904-1986: Lionel Sayers Papers, 1856-1980

Correspondence, photographs, manuscript and printed music, programs and much other material of this Chicago Symphony Orchestra librarian and composer. Sayers was born in London and studied at the Royal College of Music before moving to Chicago in 1920, where he became a percussionist for the CSO under Frederick Stock before a promotion to librarian. His papers include a wealth of information on the CSO and prominent figures such as Eric De Lamarter, Stock, Theodore Thomas and many others; also included are Sayers' collection of opera librettos and advertisements from 1856 to 1880, financial records, and a large amount of family correspondence and memorabilia.

Schaller, Richard: Richard Schaller Papers, 1967-1973

Government reports, photographs, protest newspapers, speech transcripts, posters, and newspaper clippings assembled by Richard Schaller, Head of the Sabotage, Espionage, and Countersubversion Department of the Naval Investigative Service Office in Chicago, related to his surveillance of individuals and organizations demonstrating at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Schaller’s transcribed organizer speeches were used as evidence in the Chicago Seven trial, where he also appeared as a witness.

Schill & Werner (Firm).: Schill & Werner Accounting Records, 1877-1927

Accounting records, 1877-1885 and 1922-1927, of Schill & Werner, Dealer in Grain Mill Feed and Hay, located in Chicago at 2142 Archer Ave. Includes a ledger, journal, cash journal from the earlier period, and chicken and poultry accounts from the later. The business, run by brothers-in-law Herman Werner (1855-1908) and Henry Schill (1851-1932), was later sold to the Santa Fe Railroad and the Werner family moved to Waukegan, Ill.

Schlund, Max, 1844-1932: Max Schlund papers, 1862-1865

Diary, 1862-1865, kept in German by Max Schlund during the period of his Civil War service, representing a very complete account of the 82nd Regiment's action from its inception until the end of the war.,Schlund includes detailed descriptions of battles and marches including Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Knoxville campaign, the Atlanta campaign (Resaca, Cassville, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain, Peach Tree Creek), the occupation of Atlanta, the march through Georgia to Savannah, and the Carolinas campaign (Averasboro). He also describes conditions (terrain, diet, equipment), foraging for food and supplies, and the sacking of plantations and destruction of railroads. At the end of the volume are genealogical notes regarding Schlund's birth family and his wife and children, and notes regarding the Civil War service of his father and brothers. Also a typed English translation of the diary entries.

Schmalgemeier, Grant B., 1921-1992 : Grant B. Schmalgemeier Century of Progress Postcard Collection, 1933-1934

This collection was a gift from Chicago postcard collector, Grant B. Schmalgemeier. It consists of 3,000 postcards of the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. The collection provides a comprehensive look at the fair, and includes postcards of the rides and attractions.

Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864: Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. Letter, New York, reelection as honorary member of literary society, October 12, 1841

Letter written by Henry R. Schoolcraft, dated October 12, 1841 regarding reelection as an honorary member of a literary society.

Schroeter, Joan: Joan Schroeter Newberry Family Research Papers, ca. 1995 - 2005

Joan Schroeter's papers regarding her research of the Newberry family. Many of the items pertain to Julia Newberry. Included are Ms. Shroeter's writings on Newberry women; correspondence to and from Ms. Schroeter; descriptions of proposed Newberry seminars; information and papers pertaining to numerous historical society seminars; a list of primary sources used in the Newberry Library Family History; photocopied 19th century correspondences belonging to various Newberry family members; handwritten geneaology notes; cemetery listings; copies of deeds, wills, and leases; a photocopied version of Julia Newberry's diary, published in 1933; a transcription of the diary of Mary L. Newberry; and other miscellaneous pieces relating, in some way, to the Newberry family.

Schulte, Eliza: Eliza Schulte Papers, ca. 1977-1990

Calligraphic manuscript broadsides, finished art boards, posters, brochures, promotional material, project sketches, and other calligraphica by Florida-based self-described "letterist" Eliza Schulte Halliday. Includes some signage commissioned by the Newberry Library for displays.

Sclair, Helen, d. 2009: Helen A. Sclair Papers, ca. 1980-2009

Genealogist and scholar known affectionately as "The Cemetery Lady," Sclair researched and collected information on cemeteries and funeral customs, particularly in Chicago. She also taught classes on Chicago cemeteries, and gave tours. Her papers include correspondence, works, and other files related to her collecting, teaching, public speaking, and other professional activities.

Sclair, Helen, d. 2009: Helen A. Sclair Ephemera Collection, n.d.

Memorial cards and ribbons, funeral programs, cemetery and mortuary advertisements and signs, and other printed ephemera relating to death, mourning, and the funeral industry, collected by scholar Helen A. Sclair.

Sclair, Helen, d. 2009: Helen Sclair Death and Insanity Records, 1863-1954

Helen Sclair's collection of records relating to death and dying and two volumes from the Cook County Insane Asylum. Includes miscellaneous papers such as a deed from Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago, which affirmed the sale of a lot; a bill from Oak Woods Cemetery to Charlotte F. Sweeney; an obituary for James Carson Smith; and several receipts dated 1954. The volumes from the Cook County Insane Asylum document admissions between 1863 and 1904.

Scofield, Hiram, 1830-1906: Hiram Scofield Papers, 1857-1906

Forty-four diaries, 1857-1906, together with a few letters and miscellaneous items, documenting Hiram Scofield's Civil War service as an officer with the 2nd Iowa Infantry and commander of the 47th Colored Infantry Regiment, and his post war personal and professional life as a Washington, Iowa, attorney.

Scot, Michael, fl. ca. 1915-1925: Michael Scot Papers, ca. 1915-1925

Four undated poems and a photograph of a painting presumably of woman Irish writer Michael Scot. Scot wrote both stories and poems, sometimes using the pseudonym S. Michael Crevequer.

Scott, William, Sergeant: Scott Family Papers, 1806-1866

Genealogy of the Scott family, as descended from Sergeant William Scott of Jessamine County, Kentucky. Civil War certificates and discharge papers for Corporal James Scott of Piqua, Ohio. Three letters and three wills regarding family members in Piqua ca. 1840-1860.

Scribner family: Scribner Family Papers, 1806-1923

Approximately 300 loose pages of genealogical research notes bearing dates of 1910-1913 and pertaining to the Scribner, Freekman, and Heckley families, extending back to the 17th century. Twenty-seven photographs mostly of Scribner family members and their homesteads in Maine and New Hampshire from 1864-1900.

Scullin, Michael, 1937-: Michael Scullin American Indian Rights collection, 1970-1980

Collection of Michael Scullin, retired professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, containing mainly materials relating to the contemporary Indian rights movement. There are photocopied newspaper clippings from the Minneapolis Tribune and The Free Press (Mankato), pertaining to AIM and the Wounded Knee occupation; audio tapes (with digital copies) of an Indian Education Conference, and the American Indian Movement on Urban Indians; recorded music from the Rosebud Reservation, ca. 1975, and other Sioux songs; 35mm slides depicting the Mandan and Hidatsa, mainly by 19th century artists Catlin and Bodmer; 24 issues of the Indian newspaper The Native People; and miscellaneous publications and programs.

Seaman, George A., printer: George A. Seaman letters and printing specimens, 1883-1888

Letters, postcards and printed ephemera addressed to or relating to George A. Seaman, a practical printer in Chicago, Ill. and Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Included are letters and cards from Robert Hilton of The British Printer, W. McKetcham of the Poughkeepsie News-Press and News-Telegraph, and James W. Hinkley of the American Graphic Company.

Semmes, Alexander A., d. 1885: Alexander A. Semmes letter books, 1862-1869

Letter books written in various hands containing official correspondence of A. A. Semmes while in command of U.S.S. Wamsutta, Portsmouth and U.S. Monitor Lehigh, and U.S. gunboat Tahoma in the service of the United States. In August 1864, he became commander of the USS Lehigh, participating in the bombardment of Fort Pringle and in the operations at Charleston until that city surrendered. He co-operated with Grant's army, fought the Howlett house batteries, and was present at the fall of Richmond in 1865.

Sever, Francis Webber, 1868-1941: Sever, Francis Webber. Letters to Kate Elliott Sever concerning World's Columbian Exposition, 1893-1910

Contains 3 letters written by Francis Webber Sever to his aunt, Catherine (Kate) Elliott Sever regarding his trip to the World's Columbian Exposition. Also includes one letter written Francis Sever from Jane Elliott Sever O'Reilly dated February 24, 1910 and photographs of Francis Sever and Catherine Sever.

Seymour, Horatio Winslow, 1854-1920: Horatio Winslow Seymour Papers, 1867-1948

Editorial columns, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, three photographs, and family materials from publisher and editorial writer Horatio Winslow Seymour.

Seymour, Ralph Fletcher, 1876-1966 : Ralph Fletcher Seymour-Ezra Pound Papers, 1913-1960

Manuscript of Patria Mia by Ezra Pound, submitted by him to Ralph Fletcher Seymour in 1913, but which was not published until 1950. Consists of combination of Pound’s hand-written text with corrections and printed excerpts from periodical New Age, where the work was originally published in 1912. Also, letters: two from Pound to Seymour; two between Seymour and Dorothy Pound; and twelve between Seymour and T.S.Eliot in 1950, regarding publication of Patria Mia and a social meeting in Chicago.

Seymour, Ralph Fletcher, 1876-1966 : [Mexican Watercolors], ca. 1909

Collection of seven watercolors and one drawing of the ancient Maya cities of Chichen Itza and Uxmal, both located in the Yucatán Peninsula region of southeastern Mexico, by the artist Ralph Fletcher Seymour. These watercolors provide detailed depictions of the buildings found within these ancient Maya sites.

Shakespeare Project of Chicago.: The Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records, 2008-2014

Chicago area theater company focused on works by Shakespeare and other classic dramatists. Production notes, scripts, promotional materials, and other documents related to performances.

Shank, Raymond E.: Raymond E. Shank papers,, 1926-1993

Calligraphy collection of correspondence, lettering samples, ephemera, greeting cards and bookplates collected by Chicago art director Raymond Shank; includes handwritten letters to Shank from James Hayes, Tom Gourdie, Anna Hornby, Samuel Katz, Geoffrey Ebbage, and Howard Swensen, handwritten letters from Alfred Fairbank and W.A. Dwiggins to William A. Kittredge, and lettering samples by Shank.

Sharick, R.L.: R.L. Sharick CB&Q Collection, 1893-1947

Photographs, postcards, and memorabilia collected by R.L. Sharick (1892-1971), a former CB&Q employee based in Oregon, Illinois. Sharick had a 61-year career with the railroad, starting as a water boy in 1906 and culminating as a ticket agent / telegrapher in 1968.

Shaw family: Shaw Family Papers, 1837-1849

Twelve letters and a receipt relating to the Shaw family of Jacksonville, Illinois. Letters detail agricultural, business, family, religious and social matters of mid-nineteenth century Illinois. Related family names are Roberts of Fair Haven, Massachusetts, and Bird of Portland, Maine.

Shaw Society (Chicago, Ill.).: Shaw Society Records, ca. 1950-1970

Press clippings, publications, correspondence and miscellaneous materials of the Shaw Society, dedicated to the appreciation of the works of George Bernard Shaw. Much of the material documents the Shaw Festival held in Chicago in 1956 and Society activities in the late-1950s.

Shaw, Frances Wells, 1872-1937: Frances Wells Shaw Papers, 1866-1976

Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.

Sherman, Francis Trowbridge, 1825-1905: Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers, 1849-1894

Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.

Sherwood, Jesse, 1843-1912: Jesse Sherwood Papers, 1862-1931

Logs and mementos of Jesse Sherwood of Missouri and Chicago, who served as a surgeon’s steward during the Civil War on the gunboat USS Somerset. Includes 3 medals, his resignation letter, pension documents and information on the fate of the Somerset. Also, a folio album with photographs of Sherwood and his family, a carte de visite and a daguerreotype.

Shields, Adalaide G.: Adalaide G. Shields Papers, 1936-2010

Contents of a scrapbook, entitled "My Memories," compiled by Adalaide G. Shields. The material includes New Year's letters, in the form of poetry, written to Adalaide (name changed from Adelaide) by her husband Thomas J. Shields and miscellaneous clippings, which she kept with the letters in the scrapbook. The collection also includes an annotated publication by Thomas C. Shields, the son of Adalaide and Thomas J., which provides biographical information and notes explaining the context of the letters.

Shorey, Paul, 1857-1934: Paul Shorey Letters, 1914-1915

Fourteen letters and drafts of letters between Paul Shorey, Professor of Greek at the University of Chicago, and various members of the German academic world, relating to the outbreak of the First World War, 1914-1915. Also, one printed German poem “An England”. Letters have attached explanatory notes written by Fritz Caspari, once a Newberry staff member.

Sickinger, Bob, 1926-2013: Bob Sickinger Papers, 1934-1985

Press reviews and photographs of Hull House Theater productions directed by Bob Sickinger, 1963-1969, together with copies of Sickinger's 1963 essay on the state of theater in Chicago and his press release regarding his involuntary departure from Hull House in 1969. Also a few programs, press releases, advertisements, a fan letter, and a thesis on Hull House children's theater programs. As director of Hull House Theater between 1963 and 1969, Sickinger was instrumental in founding Chicago’s Off Loop Theater.

Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998: Frank T. Siebert Papers, 1926-1987

Correspondence and other materials of physician, linguist, and book collector Frank T. Siebert. Mostly incoming correspondence to Siebert from his mother and a woman friend that he courted over a period of about fifteen years, with a few letters from friends and relatives, physicians, medical schools and associations. Included are three letters concerning his Indian research. Also, a small collection of memorabilia consisting of a poem, some receipts for professional dues, a tiny unidentified baby photograph and other miscellany.

Sigerson, George, 1839-1925: George Sigerson Papers, 1897-1916

Six letters from Irish translator and physician George Sigerson, five of which relate to Sigerson’s health issues. Also includes a medical prescription, and one poem translated from Irish.

Signer, Robert A.: Robert A. Signer Manuscript, ca. 2005

Typed manuscript of an unpublished book, Curious Epoch: The Book Pages of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune in 1924, and the World that was Then, by Robert A. Signer.

Signer, Robert A.: Robert A. Signer Ben Hecht Research Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 1982

Robert A. Signer research papers for a biography about Ben Hecht, including cassette tape interviews, notes, articles, photographs, and other materials.

Simpson, George B., fl. 1867-1887: George B. Simpson Papers, 1867-1887

Twenty letters, five clippings and one small etching retained by George B. Simpson, of Dundee, Scotland, apparently regarding art exhibitions, sales of pictures, and a stained glass restoration project.

Singer Manufacturing Company .: Singer Manufacturing Company Records, 1861-1871

Invoices, order forms, records, and correspondence, mainly from the Chicago office to the New York office of the Singer Manufacturing Company, 1861-1871.

Skarsgard, Susan: Susan Skarsgard Papers, 1982-2000

Personal papers of Michigan-based calligrapher Susan Skarsgard. Includes files relating to her service as editor of Quill magazine, the organ of the Michigan Assocation of Calligraphers. This includes a run of the magazine and administrative files, plus an additional two boxes of original lettering art and other files relating to the Quill special issue Vol. 10 No. 2, a portfolio of calligraphy by artists from around the world. Also includes a General Motors concept car portfolio, "Twelve for 2000," containing 12 prints in an expanding file portfolio, designed by Skarsgard.

Skoien, Howard: Howard Skoien Collection of Century of Progress exhibitor brochures, 1933-1934

Booklets, brochures, postcards and artifacts collected from business exhibitors at the Century of Progress Exposition, together with a few Valentines, sheet music, and piano music.

Slingluff, Jesse: Julia Butler Newberry and Family Papers, 1800-1921

Miscellaneous material relating to Julia Butler Newberry and her family. Contains original letters of Julia B. Newberry and her immediate family, 1830-1880, and photocopies of correspondence of the Butler, Clapp and Devereux families. Also, financial correspondence, a diary of Mary B. Devereux (photocopy), a small unknown diary, genealogical research on the Butler, Devereux, Kernan families, a few receipts and a photocopy of an 1877 probate record for the estate of Walter L. Newberry.

Sloan, Percy H. (Percy Haydn), b. 1867 : Percy H. Sloan Collection of Photographs, ca. 1890-1942

Collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Chicago and environs, which includes aerial views of the city and some suburbs (1925-1930), and a large collection of church, civic, commercial and domestic architecture. Also, views of Chicago monuments and statuary and a group of Sloan’s checklists of his work. Most images are annotated with addresses and but not dates.

Sluby, Paul E.: Sluby collection of portrait photographs, ca. 1850-1953

Paul E. Sluby, Sr., a genealogist and historian from Washington D.C., compiled this collection of early photographs of identified individuals. Many of the photographs were acquired at flea markets and antique stores in the northeastern United States. Also included are some letters, funeral notices, and a high school diploma.

Smith family: Smith-Dewey Family Papers, 1870-1990

Genealogies, publications, photographs, armories, letters, and documents pertaining to the family histories and forebears of Edward Byron Smith, former chairman of the Northern Trust Corporation of Chicago, and of his wife, Louise Dewey Smith. Papers also include documents pertaining to Northern Trust's founding by Smith's grandfather, Byron Laflin Smith, and the family's ongoing relationship to the corporation.

Smith, Fredrika Shumway: Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers, 1941-1967

Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adults books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.

Smith, Helen Ainslie: Helen Ainslie Smith Papers, 1744-1950

Helen Ainslie Smith was the author of books on the ancient world and colonial American history. The papers contain correspondence with family and friends, family photographs, work notes, and other materials.

Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936: Henry Justin Smith Papers, 1912-1980

Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.

Society of the Fifth Line.: Society of the Fifth Line Records, 1962-1978

Proceedings, minutes, menus, etc. of a Chicago group devoted to off-color limericks and like endeavors.

Society of Typographical Arts.: Society of Typographical Arts Workshop Records, 1980-1995

Files pertaining to the Society of Typographical Arts workshop, organized in 1952 (and located at the Newberry Library until 1981) to give its member the opportunity to learn to use, design and experiment with type and block prints for letterpress printing. Included are files about the workshop as well as samples of material produced by members.

Sons of the revolution. Illinois society.: Sons of the Revolution. Illinois Society. Records, ca. 1920-2000

Administrative records of the Sons of the Revolution, Illinois Society. Also includes publications from the Illinois Society as well as the national Sons of the Revolution organization.

Sowerby, Leo, 1895-1968: Leo Sowerby Papers, 1912-1968

Manuscript and printed music, programs, clippings, some correspondence, and miscellanea of this composer and musician. Sowerby was a composition teacher at Chicago's American Conservatory, and organist and choirmaster at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. James for many years. He is known largely for his church music compositions, but worked in many musical genres. The collection also contains two recordings on vinyl record of Sowerby's compositions.

Spencer, Platt R. (Platt Rogers), 1800-1864 : Platt R. Spencer Papers, 1827-1951

Correspondence, photographs, copybooks, penmanship samples, cashbooks, newspaper clippings, poetry, essays, drawings, artifacts and miscellaneous personal items related to the life and career of Platt Rogers Spencer, penman, poet, and educator who created the Spencerian system of penmanship. The establishment of Spencerian schools of business was a highly successful endeavor in part because the entire family was involved in the business. In his later years, Spencer became involved in the abolitionist movement. Papers describe family life, the abolitionist movement, and conditions during the Civil War. Also included are the letters of son Lyman P. Spencer, a quartermaster’s sergeant in the 2nd Ohio Artillery Regiment, stationed in Mumfordville, Kentucky, and Cleveland, Tennessee and the papers of P. R. Spencer’s son-in-law, Junius Sloan, a prominent Chicago artist. In addition to the material on Spencer and Sloan, there is also material on the work of other penmen and other business schools whose specialty was the teaching of fine penmanship.

Spencer, Roswell T.: Roswell T. Spencer Typescript, 1920

Typescript of a 2-volume work entitled "Roosevelt and Chicago," including illustrations pasted in.

Spencer, William Marvin, 1892-1984: 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.

Spiegel, Andrew G.: Andrew G. Spiegel Memorabilia, 1961-1989

Seven items including four autographed letters from noted correspondents, and three pictorial (unsigned) cards.

Spiegel, Clara Gatzert, 1904-1997: Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family Papers, 1939-1988

Letters and cards written to author Clara G. Spiegel from Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh Hemingway and Patrick Hemingway, plus one letter from game ranger Denis Zaphiro. Also, a small photograph of Hemingway and a typescript of a friend’s eulogy written by Hemingway in 1939.

Spiegel, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1898-1975 : Frederick W. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Papers, 1918-1973

Collection relating to Ernest Hemingway assembled by his friend Frederick Spiegel. Contains miscellaneous correspondence including four original letters and several photostats written by Hemingway; numerous clippings and articles relating to Hemingway's life and letters; miscellaneous items about the American Red Cross ambulance service in World War I. Also, a photostat of Hemingway's will written in 1961.

Springer, Morris, Dr.: Morris Springer Papers, 1910-1930

Research files on opera compiled by Morris Springer. The bulk of the material is on Arthur Endreze, Chicago-born baritone, and Reynaldo Hahn, French composer and conductor. The files include correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, and other material.

Stands In Timber, John, 1882-1967: John Stands-in-Timber Papers, 1926-1963

Papers of the tribal historian for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, resident of the Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana, and author of Cheyenne Memories, published by Yale University Press. Includes the original manuscript of Cheyenne Memories, diaries, notebooks, correspondence, agency-related documents and tribal correspondence, photographs, and sermons.

Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974: Vincent Starrett Papers, 1918-1986

Chicago biographer, bibliographer, essayist, collector, literary critic, and journalist, as well as a devotee of Sherlock Holmes, who worked at the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Tribune from 1906 until 1967. Includes copies of Starrett's Tribune "Books Alive" column, 1942-1967, together with correspondence from Harry Hansen, Basil Rathbone and others, and other articles and essays. This collection is entirely composed of photocopies, largely made from the Vincent Starrett collection at the University of Minnesota.

Steele, Frederick Morgan: Stephen C. Foster Family Letters, 1882-1926

Twelve letters from surviving relatives of composer Stephen C. Foster. Correspondence addressed to Frederick Morgan Steele of Chicago concerning Steele’s desire to buy and collect original Foster music and memorabilia.

Stein, Kurt M.: Kurt M. Stein Papers, 1818-1973

Chicago author of German-American humor books, journalist, and active member of the Cliff Dwellers. Stein's papers include manuscript and printed works, including a substantial number of plays and sonnets for the Cliff Dwellers, and correspondence from friends and admirers.

Stevens, Alice Bartlett: Alice Bartlett Stevens Papers, 1912-1940

Correspondence and writings of Alice Bartlett Stevens. Notably, the papers include a 1940 letter adressed to Miss Stevens from Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., the eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. Additional correspondence includes letters written between Alice Bartlett Stevens and Marken and Bielfelf Printers. Included with these letters were several photographs pertaining to Barbara Fritchie, a Unionist during the Civil War.

Stevens, Ashton: Ashton Stevens Papers, ca. 1850-1952

The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.

Stevens, Kay Ashton: Kay Ashton-Stevens Papers, 1905-1978

Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.

Stevenson, Allan, 1903-1970: Allan H. Stevenson Papers, 1944-1970

Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.

Stigler, Elisa: Elisa Stigler Papers, 1930-1983

Materials relating to the career of Chicago dance teacher Elisa Stigler, primarily a performer and instructor in the techniques of Spanish dancing, but also a teacher of the dances of other cultures and of ballet. Includes copious handwritten notations and mimeographed instruction for teaching a wide range of dances, both American and foreign, a few articles and letters, catalogs, programs and some miscellaneous memorabilia.

Stobie, Charles Stewart, 1845-1931: Charles S. Stobie papers, 1866-1902

Artist's journal, sketches and notes, essay, photograph, and letter of Charles S. Stobie, 1866?-1902, Western artist and Indian scout. Journal kept at the Ignacio Ute Agency during Oct., 1900, and May-Aug., 1902, contains sketches of Ute and Navajo Indians and their dwellings, weapons, saddles, pottery, and clothes; sketches of scenery with notes on color and lighting; glossaries of Ute and Spanish words; a list of agency employees; and store accounts. There are also several single drawings (1899), a ms. essay regarding the Ute scalp parade witnessed in the summer of 1866, a photographic portrait of Stobie with biographical notes on the verso, and an 1890 letter from Captain Philip Reade of the 3rd Infantry regarding Stobie's descriptions of his Ute Indian paintings.

Stock, Frederick, 1872-1942: Frederick A. Stock Papers, 1904-1940s

Incoming correspondence to Frederick A. Stock, second conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also photographs of Stock rehearsing at Interlochen Music Camp, early 1940s.

Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe of Indians.: Stockbridge and Munsee Tribe of Indians records, 1789-1858

Tribal documents, 1789-1858, including petitions, memorials, arguments, powers of attorney, appointments, agreements, correspondence, financial reports, promissory notes, and requests for payment.,Petitions, memorials, and arguments concern the tribe's negotiations with the U.S. government and the state of New York re land sale profits and their distribution, relocation, citizenship, annuities, and other matters. There are appointments and powers of attorney authorizing John W. Quinney and others to negotiate on behalf of the tribe, correspondence with Indian agent William H. Bruce and with J.B. Macy, and a promissory note signed by Stockbridge missionary John Sergeant. In addition to John W. Quinney, other sachems and councillors signing documents include Jeremiah Slingerland, Joseph M. Quinney, Austin E. Quinney, Ziba T. Peters, Simon S. Metoxen, and John Metoxen.

Stodelle, Ernestine: Ernestine Stodelle Papers, 1925-2006

Collection of files kept by Ernestine Stodelle regarding her professional life as dancer, teacher, author and dance critic. Material relates to Stodelle’s own career and her association with dance figures Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Jose Limon and Louis Horst. Consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, programs, reviews, tributes, photographs, dance descriptions and reconstructions.

Stone & Kimball.: Stone & Kimball Records, ca. 1889-1965

Papers of late 19th-early 20th century Chicago book publisher Stone & Kimball, consisting of original manuscripts and correspondence (primarily that of Herbert S. Stone) and authors George Ade, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Eugene Field, among others. There is also original art, including that of Aubrey Beardsley and Max Beerbohm.

Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929 : Melville E. Stone Papers, 1815-1954

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.

Stone-Camryn School of Ballet.: Stone-Camryn School of Ballet Records, 1865-1988

Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.

Storck, Dorothy: Dorothy Storck Papers, 1927-2015

Clippings, biographical material, other unpublished writings and drafts, research files, correspondence, awards, photographs, and some audio cassettes of the journalist Dorothy Storck. Storck had a long tenure as a journalist and worked for Chicago American which became Chicago Today from 1965-1974 and then at the Philadelphia Inquirer until 1989. The majority of clippings in the collection come from these newspapers, but includes some articles that she wrote for other news services starting in 1989.

Storrs, Marguerite Deville Chabrol: Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers, 1850-2002

Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Chabrol family, including correspondence between family members present during the the Franco-Prussian War and the colonization of Algeria. Additionally, collection includes genealogical information about the Storrs-Chabrol family and real estate and legal records of D.W. Storrs. Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs was married to John Henry Bradley Storrs (1885-1956), a Chicago-based Cubist painter and sculptor, and the collection also includes letters, documents, and photographs related to the Storrs family, as well as John and Marguerite Storrs' daughter Monique Storrs Booz, who worked as an interpreter and translator for the U. S. Army during World War II.

Stowe, Leland, 1899-: Leland Stowe Papers, 1929-1988

Mostly photocopies of writings and some correspondence of newspaper foreign correspondent and author Leland Stowe. Stowe witnessed and wrote about many historic events and subject such as the rise of the Nazi party in Germany, the Russo-Finnish War, experiencing the Russian front during World War II, and the corruption in the regime of Chiang Kai-Shek.

Strauss, Herbert R.: Herbert R. Strauss collection of Adams family letters, 1763-1829

The members of the family represented: John Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams, and Samuel Adams. For details see list placed in container.

Strauss, Herbert R.: Herbert R. Strauss collection of autograph letters, 1775-1840

The writers include: Alexander Hamilton, George Wythe, General Lafayette, George Washington, Paul Revere, John Hancock, Benjamin Rush, Patrick Henry, John Lay, Richard Peters, Andrew Jackson, and Levi Lincoln.

Strauss, Herbert R.: Herbert R. Strauss collection of Thomas Jefferson letters, 1780-1823

Includes 16 autograph letters and two printed items. For details see list placed in container.

Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931: Walter Ansel Strong Papers, 1847-2008

Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.

Stuart, Harold L.: Harold L. Stuart Travel Scrapbooks, 1912-1939

Scrapbooks compiled by Chicago investment banker Harold L. Stuart documenting his travels in Europe from 1912 to 1939. Contains travel ephemera and written narratives of each trip.

Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.).: Students for a Democratic Society and 1968 Democratic Convention. Publications Collection, 1967-1988

Compiled by Chicago-based Franklin Rosemont and donated by his wife, Penelope Rosemont, this collection consists of pamphlets, wall posters, and periodicals focusing on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the 1968 Democratic convention.

Suba, Susanne: Susanne Suba papers, 1939-1965

Letters, illustration samples, telegram, and photograph, dated between July 21, 1939 and Jan. 28, 1965, concerning the illustration work done by Susanne Suba of New York, for William A. Kittredge, of R.R. Donnelley's Lakeside Press, and the Chicago book design and publishing scene in general during the 1940s.

Sudler, Louis C. (Louis Courtenay), 1903-1992: Louis Sudler Papers, ca. 1940-1980

Recordings, correspondence, informational files, photographs, memorabilia, music, and other papers of this Chicago real estate magnate, philanthropist, and concert baritone. Sudler was a benefactor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, serving as board president and Chairman of the Board. He also hosted WGN's Artists Showcase television program. His papers include a great deal of information on the CSO and the Orchestral Association, especially the European tours of the 1970s. Also included are scrapbooks, programs, financial records, information on some prominent Chicago buildings, and many miscellaneous files.

Sweningsen, Charles: Charles Sweningsen Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Newspapers, 1963-1998

Collection of Chicago Sun-Times newspapers from former Sun-Times staff member Charles Sweningsen, from 1963 to 1998. Newspapers cover such historical events as the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Vietnam war, the moon landing, the Watergate scandal, affirmative action, and the 50th anniversary of the Sun-Times.

Switzer, S.L.: Solomon Lewis Switzer Papers, 1911-1929

Chicago-area poet and children’s book author. Documents concerning A Trolley Ride Through Story Land (1915); manuscripts of poems by Switzer.