Modern Manuscripts Search Results: beginning with "V"Click on the name of the collection to see call number and finding aid information
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Collection of feature news articles written by award-winning journalist Lily Pagratis Venson (1924-2011) for Lerner Newspapers from 1963-1973. Her stories covered Chicago community and national topics including civil and women’s rights, politics, housing, immigration, land use, and social justice. Includes materials about her efforts to establish Warren Park in West Rogers Park, about the Edgewater Beach Hotel bid for purchase and demolition, correspondence, and photographs.
- Twenty-six deeds and documents pertaining to the Varney family's land holdings in Penobscot County, Maine.
- 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.
- Consists mainly of correspondence, exhibition materials, ex libris examples, and periodicals relating to bookplates.
- 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.