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V.O. Hammon Publishing Co.: V.O. Hammon Company Postcard Collection, approximately 1900-1920s

This collection is a nearly complete archive of the V.O. Hammon Company, postcard publishers with offices in Chicago and Minneapolis, which operated from about 1904 to 1923. Donated by Chicago’s Windy City Postcard Club and previously owned by Grant Schmalgemeier, the collection consists of more than 5,000 view and advertising postcards of Midwestern towns and cities.

Valentine, May L.: May Valentine Opera Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1972

Photographs of opera singers and conductors, collected by May Valentine, chorus director and music librarian for the Chicago Lyric Opera for 44 years. Mostly undated professional stills of individuals, plus a few stage scenes and miscellaneous group shots.

Van Schaack, Henry, 1733-1823: Henry Van Schaack papers, 1734-1896

American loyalist.,Colonial Kinderhook and Albany, N.Y., resident. Mainly correspondence, with a few receipts, appointments, petitions, and other documents, dating primarily from 1756-1809, regarding Henry Van Schaack's Indian trade operations, Seven Years' War service, colonial political activities and opinions, Revolutionary War banishment, concern with post-war loyalist emigration, connection with Shay's Rebellion, advocacy of the U.S. Constitution, anti-church tax campaign, and party politics.,Correspondents include lifelong friends, close relatives, prominent N.Y. and Mass. political, military, and church officials, rebels and loyalists, Federalist journalists, etc. Also several colonial documents of Hitchen Holland and two Indian deeds of Cornelius Van Schaack.

Verney family: Varney Family Papers, 1833-1853

Twenty-six deeds and documents pertaining to the Varney family's land holdings in Penobscot County, Maine.

Vezys, Gintautas, 1926-2006: Gintautas Vezys Bookplate Collection, approximately 1958-approximately 2006

Collection of more than 4700 bookplates and related ephemera assembled by Lithuanian–American publisher and scholar, Gintautas Vezys. Bookplates were individually designed and hand-printed, and were executed by primarily Lithuanian artists.

Virkau, Vytautas O., 1930-: Vytautas Virkau Papers, approximately 1966-approximately 2003

Consists mainly of correspondence, exhibition materials, ex libris examples, and periodicals relating to bookplates.

Vogel, Virgil J.: Virgil J. Vogel Research and Personal Papers, 1941-1993

Writings and research material on American Indian place names and other subjects relating to Native Americans of the Chicago author and professor Virgil J. Vogel. Also includes newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and a few photographs.