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A. G. Becker & Co..: A.G. Becker & Co., Inc. Records, 1859-1982

Records of A.G. Becker & Co., an early Chicago investment firm founded by Abraham Becker following the failure of Hermann Schaffner & Co. during the Panic of 1893. Includes early firm records and recollections collected from employees, Abraham Becker's repayment records (to Schaffner depositors), annual reports, Becker Bulletin/Briefs (1959-1982), photographs, advertising and marketing materials, personnel files, World War II letters of employees in military service, etc.

A.C. McClurg & Co.: A.C. McClurg & Co. Records, 1873-1967

Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.

A.C. McClurg & Co.: A.C. McClurg & Co. Letter to Byron L. Smith regarding book purchase, March 12, 1906

Letter from A.C. McClurg & Co. to Byron L. Smith regarding Smith's purchase of Thomas Hutchins' book "A Topographical Description of Virginia..." from 1778. Includes original catalog description for the book.

Abelson, Hope, 1910-2006: Hope Abelson Papers, 1914-2008

Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.

Ade, George, 1866-1944 : George Ade Papers, 1865-1971

Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.

Adelman, Charlotte, 1937-: Charlotte Adelman Papers, 2000-2010

Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL and co-authoring "The Midwestern Native Garden, an illustrated guide". Collection includes correspondence, notes, and other documents pertaining to pesticides, recycling, and other environmental issues in Wilmette and Chicago. Also includes email correspondence, 2007-2009, regarding family history research, family affairs, reflections on what it means to be Jewish, U.S. relations with Israel, Palestine, and Muslims, women's affairs, and her writings.

Adler, Dankmar, 1844-1900: Dankmar Adler Papers, 1857-1984

Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the acoustics of Carnegie Hall.

Alexander, Irene: Irene Alexander papers, 1960-1980

Clippings, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials related to Irene Alexander.

Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981: Nelson Algren Papers, 1960-1975

Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.

Allied Arts Corp. (Chicago, Ill.).: Allied Arts Records, 1913-1997

Clippings, artist correspondence, box office records, concert programs, and photographs of the Allied Arts Corporation. Allied Arts Corporation management was taken over by Harry and Sarah Zelzer in 1948 and became the premier agency for bringing performing artists to Chicago. Important artists and groups include the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Glenn Gould, and singers Tito Schipa and Judy Garland. Collection also includes original photographs taken in venues in Chicago and New York from the late 1930s to the early 1940s.

Allison, Keith, (dance teacher): Keith Allison Studio Records, 1916-1968

Material related to the McRae-Allison studio, including dance notations of McRae's choreography and music reel-to-reel tapes, as well as souvenir programs, sheet music, books, and periodicals.

Alter, Evelyn: Carey Rose Winski Memorial Foundation Dance Scholarship Competition Papers, 1981-2002

Completed applications for the Carey Rose Winski Memorial Foundation Dance Scholarship Competitions, 1981-2001; also newspaper articles, correspondence, photographs, an audiotape, and some videotapes.

American Circus Collection.: American Circus Collection, 1891-1939

Late 19th and early 20th century circus and theater related illustrations, publicity, programs, photographs and memorabilia.

American Opera Society of Chicago.: American Opera Society of Chicago Records, 1920-1990

Formed in 1921 by Chicago social leader Edith Rockefeller McCormick and composer Elinor Everest Freer to promote music, the American Opera Society of Chicago commissioned the translation of 23 operas in English. In its later incarnation it became a support group providing scholarships to rising opera stars. The collection includes several boxes and six albums of clippings, performance announcements, photos, member lists, meeting minutes and programs.

American Type Founders Company.: American Type Founders Company Collection, 1899-1950

Various materials including photographs, internal publications, type specimens, and documents relating to the American Type Founders Company. The Company was founded in the late 19th century when 23 type foundries in North America merged.

Ames, Roderick D. : Ames Family Papers, ca. 1850-1900

Letters, genealogical information, and legal and financial documents of the Ames Family of Lake County, Illinois. Includes Civil War draft notices for stone mason Roderick D. Ames, and Civil War letters from his brother Joel Ames, who died in the Battle of Shiloh, Apr. 6, 1862.

Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941: Sherwood Anderson Papers, 1872-1992

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, audiovisual material, royalty statements, personal financial records, artifacts, miscellaneous ephemera, autographed works, and literary manuscripts (many unpublished; also fragments, notes, and tentative sketches for short stories) of Chicago Literary Renaissance novelist and poet best known for his 1919 novel, Winesburg, Ohio.

Artists Book Works (Organization).: Artists Book Works Records, 1982-2012

Non-profit public education organization founded in 1983 by Barbara Lazarus Metz. Its records consist of administrative files, files on artists active in book work, and original art works created at the Artists Book Works studio or exhibited in its galleries.

Arts Club of Chicago: Arts Club Records, 1892-2004

Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial files.

Ashbaugh, Carolyn: Carolyn Ashbaugh - Lucy Parsons research papers, ca. 1970-1976

Includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, cassette tapes of interviews, etc., for Ashbaugh's biography of Lucy Parsons, published by the Charles H. Kerr Co. for the Illinois Labor History Society in 1976.

Atwater, Adeline: Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers, ca. 1932-1956

Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.

Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.).: Auditorium Theater Programs, 1888-1938

Programs and other materials for events taking place in the early years at Chicago's Auditorium Theater. Envisioned as a world-class theater and opera house by Chicago impresario Ferdinand Peck, the Adler and Sullivan-designed Auditorium opened in 1889 on the corner of Congress and Michigan Avenue.

Auditorium Theatre Council.: Auditorium Theatre Council Records, 1955-1970

Clippings, notes, memos, and press releases regarding the Auditorium Theatre. Collection includes details of the theater's condition at the end of the 1950s and the renovation to restore it to its former condition. Most materials seem to be used to generate attention and funds for the renovation project that took place throughout the 1960s.

Avila, John, 1947-2013: John Avila Papers, 1991-2011

Calligraphic works, both sketches and final pieces, created by self-taught Chicago-based calligrapher John Avila. Avila was active in the Chicago Calligraphy Collective, serving as its president for six years. Collection also includes a few calligraphic tools and some photographs of Avila.

Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927: Edward E. Ayer U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners files, 1912-1922

Correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda, bulletins, 1912-1922, relating to Edward E. Ayer's work as a commissioner. Dating primarily from Ayer's period of active service, 1912-1917, there is both incoming and outgoing correspondence with commission members and officials (H.C. Phillips, W.K. Moorehead, G. Vaux, F.H. Abbott, M. McDowell, W.H. Ketchum), the secretary of the interior (F.K. Lane), the commissioner of Indian affairs (C. Sells), the foreman of the Menominee sawmill (A.S. Nicholson), and senators and congressmen (R. La Follette, etc.).

Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927: Edward E. Ayer Papers, 1842-1934, bulk 1880-1934

Railroad tie manufacturer who donated his collection of materials on America and American Indians to the Newberry Library and served as a Newberry trustee from 1892 to 1911. Ayer's papers include correspondence (some pertaining to Newberry collections), writings, documents, tributes, and photographs and reminiscences of his westward and overseas travels. Ayer was a Sergeant in Company E, 1st Regiment of Cavalry, California Volunteers, and a 2nd Lieutenant in Company I, Regiment of New Mexico volunteers. His papers include military enlistment and discharge papers, and reminiscences regarding his march with the California column and service in New Mexico.

Badger, Elvira Cecelia Sheridan, 1832-1911: Elvira Sheridan Badger Papers, 1859-ca. 1930

Six personal diaries and one diary fragment kept by Elvira Cecelia Sheridan Badger of Kentucky and Illinois, spanning the years 1859 through 1903. Also popular antebellum piano music compiled and bound for Badger before her marriage. Facsimile of notebook kept by Alpheus Shreve Badger about his move to Chicago and the subsequent freedom of his slaves in 1852. Diary entries concern the daily lives of a well-to-do family, including their 1861 move to Chicago, Illinois. Sentiment in Kentucky regarding the approach of the Civil War, relations with and freeing of the family's slaves, and news of the war are also noted.

Badolato, Dean: Dean Badolato Papers, 1965-1999

Material related to the career of Dean Badolato, Chicago-born and trained dancer, choreographer, and director. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, videotapes, reviews, and various memorabilia.

Balk, Alfred, 1930-2010: Alfred Balk Papers, 1941-2010

Papers of Iowa-born and Northwestern-educated journalist Alfred Balk, documenting his career, first as a Chicago newswriter for WBBM, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and freelance contributor to major national magazines, and later as an editor at the Columbia Journalism Review, World Press Review, Saturday Review, and IEEE Spectrum, and faculty member at Columbia and Syracuse. Includes correspondence, working files for his freelance articles, his books and other writings, together with files relating to his editorial positions.

Bank, Arnold: Bank and Carter Portfolio Collection, 1951-1971

Sketches, layouts, proofs, and published calligraphic specimens created by Arnold Bank (1908-1986) and Will Carter (1912-2001) for the Arnold Bank Lettering Portfolio (1951) and Carter's sequels, Portfolio One (1967) and Portfolio Two (1974).

Bannon, Laura: Laura Bannon Collection of Illustrations, 1939-1958

Original artwork for eight children’s books by Chicago illustrator and author Laura Bannon.

Barker, James M., 1886-1974: James M. Barker Papers, 1825-1975

Correspondence, business records, speeches, personal materials, photographs, and family newsletters of business executive James M. Barker. During his career, Barker was, among other things, banker, vice-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and president of Allstate Insurance Company whose financial expertise made him a valued advisor in government financial matters and corporate environments. He participated in post World War II era economic missions to Iran and Turkey, and was a close friend to many leading businessmen of his time including Charles Dawes, Alfred A. Knopf, Joshua Green, and James H. Doolittle.

Barnes, Bessie: Bessie Barnes Papers, 1896-1992

Photographs, newspaper reviews and miscellaneous personal items relating to Bessie Barnes, producer of nightclub theatrical reviews in Chicago and Milwaukee in the 1920’s and 1930’s

Barnes, Edward A., b. 1842: Edward A. Barnes Papers, 1865-1893

Diaries, poetry, music and program and newspaper clippings written by Edward A. Barnes, a Chicago-based religious and temperance songwriter. The diaries pertain to Barnes’s songwriting career, his religious beliefs, and his relationship with his sisters, Lillie and Della.

Barrett, Oliver R., (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950 : Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers, ca. 1860-1966

Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and photographs of Sandburg and Barrett. Also, a large collection of stereographs (scenes of the American Civil War, world views and many slides of Chicago before and after the fire of 1871) and cabinet and carte de visite portraits.

Barrett, Samuel Eddy, 1834-1912: Samuel Eddy Barrett-Barrett Family Papers, 1829-1948

Letters written by Samuel Eddy Barrett to his wife Alice Barrett while travelling throughout the Far East; one letter addressed to Zechariah Eddy from Barrett's father Samuel Barrett regarding the death of Eddy's brother; letters to Barrett's daughter Adela Barrett pertaining to an inheritence and property.

Barzel, Ann: Ann Barzel Papers, 1912-2005

Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.

Barzel, Ann: Ann Barzel Dance Research Collection, ca. 1830-2010

Materials collected by dance critic Ann Barzel, documenting the history of dance in Chicago and worldwide. Research collection includes brochures and other publicity, newsclippings, programs, souvenir books, audiovisual material, posters and prints, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts.

Baskes, Roger S.: Roger S. Baskes Playscript Collection, 1986-2015

Playscripts, some signed, and primarily from the Goodman Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Also includes three screenplays from the Saul Zaentz Company: The English Patient, The Mosquito Coast, and The Unbearable Lightness of Being.

Bauer, Todd: Todd Bauer Collection of Chicago Writers' Playscripts, 2003-2014

Todd Bauer's collection of 31 playscripts written by Chicagoans.

Baum, Chris: Chris Baum Papers, 1952-2011

Clippings, magazines, some correspondence and other memorabilia documenting the writing career of Chris Baum (Emily Ryglewicz), who wrote for various trade publications, Chicago neighborhood newspapers (The Garfieldian and Austin News), and the Lerner newspaper chain.

Baum, Edna Lucile: Edna Lucile Baum Papers, 1890-1981

Material relating to Chicago dance teacher and author Edna Lucile Baum, which includes incoming correspondence, writings, photographs, programs, dance notations and other miscellaneous printed items, scrapbooks and notebooks.

Baur, Bertha, 1858-1940: Bertha Duppler Baur Diaries and appointment books, 1898-1939

Diaries (partly in shorthand) and appointment books of Bertha Duppler Baur, Chicago businesswoman, suffragette, lawyer, and politician. Business school and law school graduate, Bertha Duppler came to Chicago at age 17 as a stenographer and wielded considerable political power as the personal secretary to three postmasters. In 1909 she married millionaire Jacob Baur, founder of the Liquid Carbonic Corporation, and was actively involved in the management of the company after his 1912 death. Active in politics, Baur lobbied for women's suffrage, ran in a close race for Congress in 1926, and for 28 years was a Republican National Committewoman from Illinois.

Beberdick, Frank H., (Frank Harry), 1927-: Frank H. Beberdick Pullman Collection, 1881-2001

Miscellaneous materials relating to the historic Pullman company town and Pullman Manufacturing Company, 1881-2001.

Beckwith, John, Mrs.: Mrs. John Beckwith Calling Cards, ca. 1890-1910

Ten calling cards presented to Mrs. John Beckwith by members of prominent Chicagoans including Armour, Field, Grant, Lodge, McClurg, McCormick, Palmer and Scudder families.

Beezley, Charles F., Jr.: Charles F. Beezley Papers, 1930-1960

Correspondence between Charles F. Beezley, Jr., a vice-president of R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., and Florencio Molina Campos, and between Beezley and Stanley Pargellis from various places, 1943-1947. Also carbons, clippings, printed matter. Includes research materials on the Rio de la Plata.

Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 : Edward Price Bell Papers, 1886-1951

Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.

Bellow, Saul: Saul Bellow Newspaper Clippings, 1944-1970

Clippings of American and English book reviews of Bellow's works.

Bennett, Alexander, 1929-2003: Alexander Bennett Papers, 1953-1990

Bennett was a dancer with the Royal Ballet and Ballet Rambert, and former director of the Twin Cities Ballet in Illinois as well as other regional ballet companies. His collection includes many audio and videocassettes, a scrapbook of his dancing career, and some memorabilia.

Bennett, Gilbert: Bennett Family Papers, 1880s-1993

Genealogical materials, clippings, and 3 photographs (including a cabinet card and a tintype) relating to the Bennett Family of Lake County, Illinois. Gilbert and Mary Bennett, natives of Oswego, New York, moved to Newport Township, Illinois in the 1850s. Materials include a family history, genealogical charts, photographs of unidentified musical bands, and a portrait cabinet card of Gilbert and Mary Bennett.

Bennett, James O'Donnell, 1870-1940 : James O'Donnell Bennett Papers, 1896-1936

Letters written to James O'Donnell Bennett while he was a journalist for the Chicago Record-Herald and the Chicago Tribune, primarily in his capacity as literary critic.

Bentley, R. Ford, (Robert Ford), 1909-1994: R. Ford Bentley Papers, ca. 1830-1990

Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.

Bergstrom, Robert W., 1918-2006: Robert W. Bergstrom Papers, 1924-1999

Research and legal case files for the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder criminal court proceedings, and the 1959-1970 civil suits of Leopold vs. Meyer Levin et al. over Levin's book Compulsion. Bergstrom represented Levin in the latter case.

Beveridge, Catherine Eddy: Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers, 1703-2004

Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.

Binder, Carroll, 1896-1956 : Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.

Binder, David: David Binder Papers, 1935-2007

Papers of foreign correspondent David Binder, who was the New York Times East Europe correspondent in Belgrade (1963-1967) and Germany correspondent (1967-1973). Includes dispatches articles from Germany to the Institute of Current Affairs (1957-1960), scrapbooks containing Binder's New York Times articles from Eastern Europe and Germany and his earlier articles for the Louisville Courier Journals, Chicago Daily News Foreign Service and Minneapolis Tribune.

Black Lives Matter (Chicago).: Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection, 2014-ongoing

Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the exhibition.

Blatchford family: Blatchford Family Papers - Additions,, 1841-1947

Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.

Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914: Blatchford Family Papers, 1777-1987

Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss, Lord, and Fowler.

Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914: E.W. Blatchford Papers, 1870-1971, bulk 1870-1915

Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents and clippings relating to his work at the Newberry.

Blew, John C.: John Blew Collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA,, 1790s-2012

Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.

Block, Mervin: Mervin Block Papers, 1945-2005

Danny Newman's letters (1978-2005) to Merv Block, renowned New York broadcast newswriter and editor who worked earlier in his career as a newspaper writer and editor in Chicago. Also additional materials relating to Newman, including his writings and memoirs, biographical information, newspaper clippings, award notices, and press releases. Newman (1919-2007), a life-long Chicagoan and Lyric Opera press agent for over 50 years, pioneered the building of performing arts audiences through subscription sales. Also includes letters to Block from author James T. Farrell, together with writings and column samples Farrell sent to Block. Block and Farrell became acquainted in 1957, when Block interviewed him for a story, and then again for another in 1958. Later in 1960 Block attempted to help Farrell appear as a columnist in Chicago’s American. Both of Block’s articles are also in the papers, as are other articles about Farrell, obituaries, photographs, and copies of a few letters from and to Farrell.

Blommaert, LeRoy: LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables, 1883-2009

The LeRoy Blommaert Collection of Chicago Suburban Timetables contains timetables for Chicago suburban railroad lines. The collection highlights the corresponding railroad lines: Burlington Route, Illinois Central, North Shore Line, Rock Island, and South Shore Line.

Bloomfield-Zeisler, Fannie, 1863-1927: Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler Papers, 1869-1981

Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husband Sigmund; works of Sigmund Zeisler relating to his legal career and involvement in the Haymarket riots of 1886; also assorted memorabilia of Fannie Zeisler and the Zeisler family, photographs of the Zeislers and a few celebrities; and nine artifacts.

Blue Sky Press.: Blue Sky Press records, 1900-1917

Business records of the press, which was in operation (mainly in Chicago) during the first decade of 1900. The later correspondence deals with the dispersal of the press.

Blum, Betty J.: Betty J. Blum Blatchford Family Research Papers, 1862-1983

Research notes, copies of original letters, photographs, and other documents, and copies of secondary articles all gathered and created by Blum for an article on the Eliphalet W. Blatchford family and their LaSalle Street house, furnishings, and art collection.

Bohan, Thomas F.: Thomas F. Bohan documents regarding the reprint publication of the General directory and business advertiser of the city of the city of Chicago for the year 1844, 1884-1933

Includes correspondence and contracts with and financial statements for Finch & McCullouch of Aurora, Ill. who reprinted the directory for Thomas Bohan in 1933; a Certificate of copyright registration from the Library of Congress Copyright Office dated May 10, 1930 renewing for Thomas Bohan the original copyright on the directory given to his father in 1902; a contract, never completed, with Roussey Publications of Chicago, Ill. to reprint the directory; purchase orders with Adolph Kroch and the Economy Book Store for copies of the reprint.

Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956: Felix Borowski Papers, 1841-1995

Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and John Philip Sousa. There is also a substantial body of love letters written between Felix and his second wife, Elsa (Kanne) Borowski.

Borroff, Edith, 1925-: Edith Borroff Papers, 1940-1990

Writings, musical compositions, correspondence, research materials, and lectures of Edith Borroff, musicologist and composer. A teacher at a number of colleges and universities, Borroff researched music education, American music, French chamber music, and contemporary music. The collection also includes artifacts and memorabilia, genealogical information, photographs, programs for musical events, correspondence, copies of sheet music by various composers, and miscellanea.

Bowe, Augustine Joseph, 1892-1966: Augustine J. Bowe Papers, ca. 1890-1966

Correspondence, family and personal materials, works, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago judge and poet Augustine J. Bowe.

Boyce, Le Roy Merrick, 1810-1849: Boyce-Gilbert Family Papers, 1831-2000

Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information about the Boyce-Gilbert family, beginning with the diary of Le Roy Boyce, a Cortland, New York native and successful Chicago drugstore owner. Collection also includes diaries from Simeon Leonard Boyce beginning in 1869 and Elizabeth Boyce Gilbert beginning in 1910. Collection contains an extensive family tree documenting the genealogy until 1898, and biographical sketches of Boyce family members.

Braden, William K., 1930-2008: William K. Braden Papers, ca. 1955-ca. 1995

Papers of Chicago Sun-Times reporter and feature writer William K. Braden, 1956-1995. Included are Braden's research notes and drafts, interview audio-tapes and cassettes, clippings of stories as they appeared in the newspaper, and many entire issues for seminal events. Of special interest are materials related to his stories on the Chicago police; a potential Chicago World's Fair; the 1967 blizzard; Eisenhower, Kennedy, and LBJ; and many other Chicago and political topics. Also some reader mail.

Bradley, Katharine Shedd: Katharine Shedd Bradley Papers, 1908-1982

Fifteen line-a-day diaries of a Midwestern woman, 1908-1982.

Bregstone, Philip P., (Philip Pollack), 1866-1934: Philip P. Bregstone Papers, 1889-1951

Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime activities of his wife, Anne Rosenberg Bregstone.

Brickman, Morrie, 1917-1994 : Morrie Brickman cartoons, 1966-1985

Newspaper cartoons of Chicagoan Morrie Brickman

Briggs, Elijah, 1810-1854: Briggs Family Papers, 1837-1910

Letters from Elijah Briggs of Indiana to parents Benjamin and Susanna Briggs of Ohio and brothers Alexander and Benjamin; letters from Elijah Briggs' wife Helen Briggs to her mother-in-law; two essays written by Elijah Briggs; a few miscellaneous letters; and one photo, possibly of Benjamin and Susanna Briggs.

Brommel, Bernard J., 1930-: Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs Papers, 1886-2003

Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.

Brown, Edward E., (Edward Eagle), 1885-1959: Edward Eagle Brown Family Papers, 1749-1955

Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendents in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.

Brown, Howard Mayer: Howard Mayer Brown Papers, 1940-1990

Research materials, writings, notebooks, correspondence, performance music and realia of Howard Mayer Brown, musicologist and editor. A University of Chicago professor and editor of editions and series of Renaissance music, Brown was also a great collector of libretti, musical instruments, and books on music, many of which are also available at the Newberry.

Brown, Richard Holbrook, 1927-: Richard H. Brown Papers, 1965-1990

Head of the Newberry's Research and Education Division, 1973-1994, director of the Committee on the Study of History (Amherst Project), 1964-1973, chairman of the Illinois Humanities Council, and scholar of Jacksonian America. Brown's papers consist of documents, articles, correspondence, speeches and personal notes relating to his involvement in the Illinois Humanities Council, the Amherst Project and various history programs, institutes and workshops.

Browne, Francis F. , (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913: Francis Fisher Browne Papers, ca. 1860-1949

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.

Brundage, Slim, 1903-1990: Slim Brundage Papers, 1955-1991

Writings and correspondence of Slim Brundage, founder of the College of Complexes, which operated on and off out of several locations on Chicago’s Near North Side during the 1950's-1960's as a forum where speakers and the audience debated controversial topics and read poetry. The collection also includes a variety of documents relating to the College of Complexes itself, such as correspondence, press releases, speaker solicitations, and poetry written by the College’s “students.”

Bunch, Alma, 1891-1986: Alma Bunch Papers, 1890-1985

Mostly photographs of Chicagoan Alma Bunch and her family and friends, plus a small amount of memorabilia retained by Bunch. Also genealogical correspondence regarding the name "Bunch," written in the 1950s.

Burbank, E. A., (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949: E. A. Burbank Papers, 1897-1949

About 350 letters written mainly from the Oklahoma Territory, the Southwest, and the Dakotas by Elbridge Ayer Burbank to his uncle Edward E. Ayer, together with two scrapbooks containing incoming correspondence and miscellaneous clippings. Burbank, a painter and illustrator who studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, was commissioned by Edward E. Ayer in 1897 to produce a series of portraits of prominent Indian Chiefs.

Burt, Henry Jackson, b. 1873: Burt Family Papers, 1890-1951

Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.

Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987: Fanny Butcher Papers, 1830-1984

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.

Butler, Pierce, 1886-1953: Pierce Butler Subject files, 1913-1933

Subject files of the Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundations of the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1920-1933, including galleys of Butler's "Checklist of Fifteenth Century Books", correspondence with William Kittredge, and notes regarding bookshelf and typeface designs.

Calhoun, Lucy Monroe, 1865-1950: Lucy Monroe Calhoun Papers, 1909-1922 or 1923

Six letters by Lucy Monroe Calhoun and three by her husband, William J. Calhoun (U.S. Minister to China, 1909-1913), regarding their experiences in China during the last years of the Qing Dynasty, which includes a description of the December, 1922, wedding of Emperor Puyi. Another letter relates Monroe’s visit to Le Mans, France, the American Red Cross embarkation camp at the end of World War I. Also, a newspaper clipping and a photograph of Emperor Puyi as a child.

Cantrelli, Addie L.: Addie L. Cantrelli Letters, 1883

Letters from Addie Cantrelli, a Chicago wig maker, to her customer, Miss Lennette G. Wilson of Algona, Iowa. In the letters, the majority of which are dated 1883, Addie discusses the switches, braids, and waves that she is making for Lennette and Lenette's relatives and friends.

Capes, R.: John Crerar Library Photographs, ca. 1900, ca. 1900

3 photographs by R. Capes depicting the interior of the John Crerar Library at the University of Chicago. The photographs have been mislabelled as the Newberry Library.

Carlton, W. N. C., (William Newnham Chattin), 1873-1943: W.N.C. Carlton Papers, 1901-1920

Librarian and author, who served as the Newberry Library's third librarian, 1909-1920. The papers of Carlton's administration consist of correspondence, reports, and memoranda relating to reference, book ordering, relations with other libraries and institutions, and routine matters, as well as scrapbooks of correspondence with the Library of Congress and of amusing and interesting letters received by the Newberry.

Carpenter, Benjamin, 1809-1881: Carpenter Family Papers, 1813-1947

Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.

Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951: John Alden Carpenter Papers, 1890-1964

Correspondence, mostly incoming, to American composer John Alden Carpenter, wife Rue W. Carpenter and daughter Genevieve; also material relating to Carpenter’s works; a miscellany of personal records; and a collection of photographs, many of them of well-known musicians.

Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951: John Alden Carpenter Letters to Remsen Bird, 1947-1950

Six letters to friend Remsen Bird and his wife mostly regarding Carpenter’s “Carmel Concerto”. Also, a review of the concerto from the Monterey Peninsula Herald, Nov. 21, 1949.

Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg, 1902-1991: Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Papers, 1905-1994

Chicago calligrapher, illuminator, and designer. The papers consist largely of roughs and correspondence relating to freelance design and lettering projects. There are also a few student works and some juvenalia.

Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg, 1902-1991: Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Prayer Card Collection, 1919 to approximately 1980

Collection of 289 religious items, consisting primarily of holy cards, as well as memorial cards, calendars of feast days, prayer booklets, and thank you cards from Europe, Japan, and the United States, produced between 1919 and approximately 1980.

Carter, Thomas Butler, b. 1817: Thomas Butler Carter Papers, 1831-1898

Letters dating 1831 to 1898 from Thomas Butler Carter to his cousin Aaron Carter in New Jersey, which give descriptions of Carter’s personal and business life in Chicago, plus a few other letters. Also includes a typescript of Carter’s autobiographical sketch of his life in Chicago (1889), six studio photographic portraits, and several miscellaneous documents.

Cartwright family: Cartwright Family Papers, 1877-1982

Three generations of an Ohio family that moved to Evanston, Ill., in the early 20th century and whose members were primarily journalists, including Charles Merritt Cartwright (Chicago Tribune and Chicago Inter-Ocean editor), Stanley Levering Cartwright (Chicago Tribune reporter and editor of the National Underwriter), and Ruth Russell, Stanley's wife (feature editor for the Chicago Daily News). Papers include biographical information, correspondence, photographs, clippings of Charles Merritt Cartwright's articles for the Inter-Ocean, and articles written by Ruth and Stanley Levering Cartwright.

Casey, Robert J. , (Robert Joseph), 1890-1962: Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and in books.

Cassidy, Claudia: Claudia Cassidy Papers, 1880s-1996

Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947: Willa Cather - Irene Miner Weisz Papers,, 1912-1958

Correspondence of Willa Cather, the bulk to Irene Miner Weisz; also two miscellaneous letters relating to Cather and a folder of clippings.

Catherwood, Mary Hartwell, 1847-1902: Mary Hartwell Catherwood Papers , 1865-1945

Correspondence, diaries, notes and works of writer Mary Hartwell Catherwood. Also, a few photographs, clippings and articles relating to Catherwood.

Caxton Club.: Caxton Club Records, 1895-2011

A Chicago bibliophile club founded in 1895 with the objective of "literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books.",The Caxton Club has published books and ephemeral pieces, sponsored exhibits, and held regular luncheons and dinner meetings with invited speakers on topics relating to the book. Largely minutes, internal documents, correspondence and printed ephemera. The records also include some photographs and audio and video tapes.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Chicago Album, 1934

1934 Chicago Century of Progress album containing postcards and small photographs of the fair.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Exposition brochures and postcards, 1909-1933

Five printed exhibition brochures and six postcards from the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, together with a 1909 postcard showing Madison St. from LaSalle St. One brochure highlights Italian progress under Mussolini, and the remainder of the brochures and postcards are from railroad and related companies including the Burlington, Union Pacific, Baltimore and Ohio, Chicago and NorthWestern, London Midland & Scottish, and Clark Autotram.

Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.).: Century of Progress Photographs, 1933

Collection contains 20 photographs from the Century of Progress, the World's Fair held in Chicago in 1933. Photographs include buildings (particularly the Travel and Transit, the Chrysler, and the GM buildings). Additionally, photographs depict scenes from fair events such as Ripley's Believe it or Not.

Chandler, Daniel Lyman, b. 1814: Daniel Lyman Chandler Papers, 1855-1866

Twelve letters of New Englander Daniel Lyman Chandler from Chicago, Illinois, and Ogden, Kansas, to his relatives,1855-1863, which describe life in Chicago and in the Kansas Territory. Also, two other letters from his nephew John and a woman named Elisabeth Hewins.

Chappell, Warren, 1904-1991: Warren Chappell book layouts , 1949-1967

Four layouts accompanied by a 4 p. ALS from Hamill to Chappell dated 10 April 1949 concerning these layouts and the book of fables for which they were intended, and by a set of notes on the letter and layouts written out by Chappell in April of 1967, signed and dated.

Charles H. Kerr Company.: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company Records, 1885-1999

Business records (financial, stock, and customer order files), manuscripts, author information, and publishing, production, and promotion information for the Charles H. Kerr Company, the oldest labor and socialist publishing house in the United States. The collections also includes some information about The Socialist Party, The Proletarian Party, unions, and radical organizations, primarily in the United States.

Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922: John Vance Cheney Papers, 1894-1909

Poet and essayist, who served as the Newberry Library's second librarian, 1894-1909. Records of Cheney's administration consist mainly of correspondence relating to Newberry acquisitions, but also gift acknowledgements, job applications, reference letters, and a few papers relating to library administration.

Cherry, Burton: Burton Cherry Ephemera Collection, approximately 1929-approximately 1962

Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.

Chicago Advertising Cards.: Chicago Advertising Cards, 1880-1899

Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.

Chicago American Indian Oral History Pilot Project .: Chicago American Indian Oral History Project Records, 1982-1985

Reel to reel tapes, cassette tapes, and edited typewritten transcripts of oral interviews with twenty-three long-time American Indian residents of Chicago completed as part of a project conducted under the auspices of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian and funded by the Illinois Humanities Council, 1982-1984. Also a published index and finding aid to the transcripts, an unpublished manuscript entitled "Native Voices in the City" incorporating excerpts from the interviews, and cassette tapes of three community meetings sponsored by the project.

Chicago American Indian Photography Project.: D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History. Chicago American Indian Photography project, ca. 1958-1985

The Chicago American Indian Photography Project aimed to document the American Indian community in Chicago by creating an archive of photographs taken by interested community members, including Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cababa, Joe Kzumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw. The images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. They depict the group life and activities of the American Indian Center (AIC) such as camera club outings, pow wows, the basketball team, and expositions. There are also shots of family members of the American Indian photographers (Battise, Bearskin, and Wesaw).

Chicago Business Men's Orchestra.: Chicago Business Men’s Orchestra Records, 1941-1962

Correspondence, clippings and programs of this orchestra, established in 1921, which was composed of men working in Chicago business firms. Later renamed the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

Chicago Calligraphy Collective.: Chicago Calligraphy Collective Records, 1963-ongoing

Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items. Also included is correspondence among early members, as well as between members and calligraphers outside of Chicago. There is an extensive collection of the newsletters of other calligraphy clubs from 1978 to1996.

Chicago Chamber Music Society.: Chicago Chamber Music Society, 1941-2007

Bylaws, membership lists, minutes, clippings, scrapbooks, programs, tickets and some financial and fundraising materials of the Chicago Chamber Music Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering chamber music in Chicago. Also includes photocopy of Dan Tucker's original score, "Up in Rootabaga County" commissioned by the society for the 2000 millennium celebration, cassette tape of September 28, 1999 performance of piece at Preston Bradley Hall, and a photocopy of the Carl Sandburg poem that formed the lyrics of the piece.

Chicago Chamber Musicians.: Chicago Chamber Musicians Records, 1986-2014

Chicago organization founded in 1986 by musicians Larry Combs, Joseph Genualdi, Deborah Sobol, and Gail Williams for the purpose of building an internationally recognized institution devoted to the study and performance of chamber music by string and wood instruments. Records include minutes, financial and fundraising papers, season records, photographs, press clippings, awards, and files relating to the Centennial celebration, general program files, special program files (children's and family concerts, school programs, music at the Millennium, professional development), recording and commissioning files, and materials relating to the Chicago String Quartet.

Chicago Children's Choir.: Chicago Children's Choir Records, 1950-1990

Administrative files, promotional materials, photographs, clippings, audio tapes, information on personnel and singers, etc. Founded in 1956 by the Reverend Christopher Moore, and through 1980 an activity of Hyde Park’s First Unitarian Society of Chicago, the CCC grew into an independent music-education program-one of the largest in the country. Moore’s personal papers are also included in the collection.

Chicago City Ballet.: Chicago City Ballet School Records, 1980-1994

The School of the Chicago City Ballet was founded in 1980 by Maria Tallchief and affiliated with the Chicago City Ballet, outlasting the company by six years until its closing in 1993. Includes administrative records, publicity materials, and photographs.

Chicago City Ballet.: Chicago City Ballet Records, 1924-2001

Administrative, promotional, and audiovisual records of the Chicago City Ballet, founded by prima ballerina Maria Tallchief in 1980. The successor of the Lyric Opera Ballet, this resident ballet company toured and performed in Chicago and throughout the United States until dissolving in 1987. Also includes photographs and musical scores.

Chicago Club.: Chicago Club Records, 1959-1984

The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most succesful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several notes and an itinerary prepared for these events and a booklet of Chicago Club songs.

Chicago Community Trust.: Chicago Community Trust Excellence in Dance Initiative Records, 1999-2007

Administrative files, consultant files and a collection of background information and publications relating to the field of dance and specifically to the activities of a short-term initiative developed by the Chicago Community Trust which had the aim of strengthening the field of dance in Chicago.

Chicago Daily News, Inc.: Chicago Daily News Records, 1882-2007

Correspondence, photographs, staff information, promotional materials, legal papers, interviews, memoranda, stylebooks, artifacts, and many other records of the Chicago Daily News. Chicago's first penny daily and most popular newspaper until 1918, the Daily News was purchased by the Field Corporation in 1959, and continued publication until its absorption by the Sun-Times in 1978. Information on the beginnings of the WFLD television station (owned by the Field Communications Corporation) also included. Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.

Chicago Dance and Music Alliance (CDAMA).: Chicago Dance and Music Alliance (CDAMA) Records, ca. 1981-2007

Administrative records, publicity material, photographs, and audiovisual materials relating to the arts advocacy groups The Chicago Dance Coalition (1981-2001) and The Chicago Music Alliance (1984-2001), and their merged entity The Chicago Dance and Music Alliance (2001-). Includes planning files, reports, member information, photographs, sound recordings, and videorecordings of members’ performances, and publications of the organizations (newsletters, program guides, directories, etc.)

Chicago Design Museum.: Chicago Design Museum Ephemera Collection, 2014-2016

Printed ephemera from the Chicago Design Museum relating to the museum's activities from 2014-2016. Includes posters, postcards, prints, a business card, a playbill, a button, and other assorted materials.

Chicago Hand Bookbinders.: Chicago Hand Bookbinders Records, 1979-2007

Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.

Chicago Headline Club.: Chicago Headline Club Records, 1969-2011

Collection of documents and newsletters from the Chicago Headline Club, founded in 1921 by alumni of the Sigma Delta Chi professional fraternity. In addition to being a professional organization of journalists, members of Chicago Headline Club were early supporters of "right to know" laws and of promoting journalism as a career choice for Chicago's youth. Collections contains documents and photocopies of newsletters for the Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Journalist from 1969-2005 and CDs made in 2011 containing JPEG images of nearly all these documents.

Chicago Library Club.: Chicago Library Club, 1892-1984

Formed in 1891 by newcomers into the Chicago library field from New York to encourage the acquaintance and cooperation between libraries, library schools and other fields. Founding members included W.F. Poole, Frederick H. Wild, Charles Alexander Nelson, Edith Clark and others. Collection includes one box of assorted correspondence, clippings and other miscellaneous items from 1971-84, and one ledger: Reports of the Treasurer 1892-1913 (catalogued independently as Case Manuscript Z 008.164).

Chicago Literary Club.: Chicago Literary Club Records, 1874-2012

Chicago voluntary association founded in 1874 of men and women interested in writing original essays on topics of their own choosing and in listening to other members present their essays. Prominent members include Lorado Taft, Edgar Lee Masters, Irving Kane Pond, William Rainey Harper, and Thomas Elliott Donnelly. Primarily weekly papers read by over 250 members, but also correspondence, minutes, a visitors' register, cashbook, and scrapbooks. Also includes papers of the Chicago Literary Club for the seasons 2005-2006 through 2011-2012; papers published by the Club during the period 2005 through 2012; and Club yearbooks for each of the seasons 2001-2002 and 2003-2004 through 2011-2012.

Chicago Musical Arts Club.: Chicago Musical Arts Club scrapbooks, 1910-1987

Scrapbooks containing incorporation documents, programs, photographs, correspondence, by-laws, and other materials of the Chicago Musical Arts Club, founded in 1936 by Mrs. H. S. Bottomleaf and Lola Robuck, who served as the club's first president. Also earlier clippings, programs, and photographs relating to Chicago music and Belle Forbes Cutter.

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters.: Chicago National Association of Dance Masters Records, 1925-ongoing

The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) was founded in 1912 and serves as a resource of continuing education for dance teachers and their students. Records include workshop reports, dance notes, and audiovisual recordings of CNADM workshops.

Chicago Opera Association.: Chicago Opera Association Records, 1916-1924

Correspondence and contracts mostly relating to singer Amerlita Galli-Curci and Cleofonte Campanini, General Director of the Chicago Opera Association. Also two leases between the Chicago Civic Opera Co. and the Auditorium Theatre.

Chicago Opera Theater.: Chicago Opera Theatre Records, 1975-1978

Founded in 1974 as the Chicago Opera Studio, the organization's goal was to provide high quality opera productions in English and designed for contemporary tastes using younger Chicago singers and musicians. Records include budgets, proposals, notes, invitations, brochures, programs, and window posters.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Artwork Collection, 1973-2005

Original works by various artists commissoned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: News Collection, 1973-2007

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Photographs: Performance Collection, ca. 1960s-2006

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.

Chicago Reader.: Chicago Reader Records, 1971-2000

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble.: Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble Records, 1981-1992

A troupe that showcased the works of Chicago choreographers, the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble was founded in 1981 by Tara Mitton and headquartered at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts building until its dissolution in 1992. Records include administrative files, photographs, publicity, and audiovisual materials.

Chicago sun-times.: Chicago Sun-Times Records, 1934-1984

Correspondence, memoranda, photographs, promotional materials, legal papers, stylebooks, copies of notable editions, artifacts, and many other records of this newspaper. The Sun-Times was formed in 1947 from a merger of the Times-the city's first tabloid-and the Sun, launched by Marshall Field III's Field Enterprises in 1941. Much of the collection consists of the papers of Milburn P. Akers, Emmett Dedmon, and other Sun-Times staff. Some records of the Times and the Sun also included (in Series 2). Forms part of the Field Enterprises Records.

Chicago Union Station Company.: Chicago Union Station Company Records, 1920-1958

Documents relating to Issue Series "C" bonds (printed volume, 1920), together with a file containing letters, memoranda, and other documents relating to vacations with pay authorized for war veterans returning from service with the armed forces, 1942-1958. Also an "M" series sinking fund bond, 1963.

Chicago Woman’s Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Chicago Woman's Club Records, 1914-1929

Chicago philanthropic and social organization formed in 1876. Members have included Jane Addams, Helen S. Shedd, and Bertha Palmer. Collection includes a guest book and donor’s book, both leather bound, gilded and inset with semiprecious stone, and Annals of the Club volume 2.

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company.: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records, 1820-1999

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

Children’s Reading Roundtable of Chicago.: Children’s Reading Roundtable of Chicago Records, 1947-1995

Not-for-profit organization formed in 1931 by a Chicago group of women who met regularly at the Cordon Club and were interested in writing, editing, publishing and promoting children’s books. Collection includes four boxes of photos, bulletins, brochures, flyers and other miscellaneous items.

Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion.: Zion City (Ill.) Records, 1888-1974

Mainly newspaper clipping scrapbooks, but also correspondence, and miscellaneous material relating to John Alexander Dowie and the founding of the Christian Catholic Church and Zion City, Illinois.

City News Bureau of Chicago.: City News Bureau Records, 1944-2005

Reporters' copy and supporting subject materials of the City News Bureau of Chicago news agency, filed from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall.

Clark, C.R., (Charles R.): C.R. Clark Photograph Book, ca. 1865-1872, 1911

Volume of individually mounted photographs compiled by C.R. Clark for Byron L. Smith, ca. 1911, showing scenes of Chicago before and after the 1871 fire. Includes a letter relating to Smith’s acquisition of the photograph book, and the original front and back covers.

Clark, Frederick W., 1857-1916: F.W. Clark Papers, 1875-1916

Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.

Clark, Margaret E., 1893-1990: Margaret E. Clark Papers, 1933-1990

Newberry cataloguer, primarily in music, 1930-1960. Clark's papers consist of notes outlining her daily routine, correspondence with Newberry colleagues, church and music programs, and a brochure of the 1933 Century of Progress.

Cleland, T. M. , (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964: T.M. Cleland Letters and Sketches, 1924-1952

Letters exchanged between Cleland and Alfred Hamill, a few sketches (including one for the Newberry Library), and a small group of related letters. With the exception of 1 item, the Cleland letters are reproductions.

Cliff Dwellers (Club).: Cliff Dwellers Records, 1890-ongoing

Scrapbooks, photographs, member’s papers and registers, document this Chicago social club’s history. Formally the Attic Club, Hamlin Garland founded the club as a forum and sanctuary for emerging artists, musicians, poets, architects and art enthusiasts. Formerly housed in the penthouse of Orchestra Hall, prominent members included Lorado Taft, John McCutcheon, Horace Oakley, Louis Sullivan, Vachel Lindsay and Charles Hutchinson.

Colker, Ed, 1927-: Ed Colker / Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel Papers, 1999-2010

Original art work, correspondence, and proofs for collaborations between poet and translator Audrey Lumsden-Kouvel and artist Ed Colker. Their collaboration of Seven Poems by Pablo Neruda, with translations by Lumsden-Kouvel and artwork by Colker, was published in 2001.

Collins, Edward Joseph, 1889-1951: Edward Joseph Collins Papers, ca. 1910-1951

Clippings, programs, artifacts, sheet music, photographs, and recordings of this Chicago composer, pianist, and music teacher. Collins, a pupil of Rudolph Ganz, was assistant conductor of the Bayreuth Festival in Germany, on the faculty at Chicago Musical College and later the American Conservatory of Music, and a prize-winning composer of symphonic works, piano concerti, chamber music, and songs. Recordings of his works and his performances are present in various formats.

Commercial Club of Chicago.: Commercial Club of Chicago Records, 1923-1958

The Commercial Club of Chicago was organized in 1878 for the purpose of advancing the commercial prosperity and growth of Chicago. In 1907 it absorbed the Merchants Club and the Industrial Club. The collection consists of typed memorials of various club members and trustees of Chicago institutions and businesses such as the Newberry Library, Marshall Fields, University of Chicago and Field Museum.

Conolly, Thomas, 1856-1945: Thomas Conolly Papers, 1800-1944

Material collected by Thomas Conolly, decorative plasterer and handyman for fifty-two years at the Auditorium Building in Chicago, which consists mainly of autographs and autographed historical letters. Also, bookplates, clippings, miscellaneous memorabilia, a few items relating to the Chicago Civic Opera Company and the Auditorium Theater, several photographs and pictures, and a group of personal letters to Conolly.

Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990: Jack Conroy Papers, 1864-1991

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.

Contemporary Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Contemporary Club Records, 1890-ongoing

Formed to preserve and promote a progressive interest in literature, art and contemporary thought, the Contemporary Club was the result of the merging of two Chicago woman’s clubs: The Wednesday Club and the Young Fortnightly. The collection consists of meeting minutes, yearbooks, historical materials and other miscellaneous items.

Cooper, Oswald Bruce, 1879-1940: Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers, 1903-1953

Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.

Copelin Commercial Photographers. (Chicago, Ill.).: Copelin Commercial Photographers - Newberry Library Photograph Album, 1891-1893

Photograph Album (unbound) of 22 sepia photographs mounted on linen and stamped on verso: Copelin - Commercial & Landscape Photographers - Chicago - 308-316 Dearborn Street." Photographs document the construction of the Henry Ives Cobb-designed Newberry Library building from May 8, 1891 to April 12, 1893, and also show parts of Washington Square Park and buildings in the surrounding area.

Cordon Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Cordon Club Records, 1917-1943

Five printed announcements of club events folder removed from the H.T. FitzSimons Company records. Club members included Anna Burmeister, Fanny Butcher, Margery Currey, Rose DuMoulin, Lola Fletcher, Alice Gerstenberg, Alice Roullier, Berta Ochsne, and Eunice Tietjens.

Cowler, Rosemary, 1925-: Rosemary Cowler - Maynard Mack Letters, 1968-1997

Twenty-one letters from Professor Maynard Mack of Yale University to Professor Rosemary Cowler of Lake Forest College. Dating from 1968 through 1997, the letters document the long personal friendship and professional collaboration of two Alexander Pope scholars.

Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989: Malcolm Cowley Papers, ca. 1850-2004

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

Cox, Alfred J., (Alfred John), 1835-1909: Alfred J. Cox family papers, 1797-1909

Letters, calligraphic favors, legal documents and photographs from the papers of Alfred J. Cox, Chicago book binder and collector. Correspondents include: William Cox and William Cox, Jr. (grandfather and father of A.J. Cox); James Cox (uncle of William Jr.); Jonathan Evans (adoptive father of A.J. Cox); Jane E. French (later Mrs. Alfred J. Cox); Louisa Field (cousin); W.I. Wilson and H.V. Whalen (Chicago businessmen). Photos are of A.J. Cox and his library.

Crane Co.: Crane Company Records, 1920-1955

Foundry established in Chicago in 1855 by R.T. Crane which became a major industry in manufacturing electrical and plumbing supplies. Records were kept by stenographer/cashier Margaret Laue, mostly pertaining to Crane Co.'s social events for employees, including plays, programs, centennial events, and an annual picnic at Riverview Amusement Park. Includes cards, invitations, programs, desk diaries, tickets, pins, and medals.

Crews, Claire Lieber: Claire Lieber Crews Century of Progress Notebook, 1933-1934

Loose leaf notebook kept by eleven year old Claire Lieber, in which she recorded her own handwritten descriptions of the fair and its venues, and illustrated them with printed seals, stamps, playing cards, season tickets, event tickets, memo books, postcards, and other illustrations. Also included are “motion pictures” and photographs of Lieber taken at the fair.

Cross, Louis J., ca. 1898-1975: Louis J. Cross Diaries, 1932-1974

Diaries, date books, and a few miscellaneous items of Louis J. Cross, Chicago bonds salesman and investment banker. Diaries cover the years between 1932 and 1969, and discuss Cross' daily routine as well as political and financial developments in America, and the internal workings of the Chicago business world.

Cutter, Charles A. (Charles Ammi), 1837-1903: Correspondence between Charles A. Cutter and William Stetson Merrill on expansive classification, 1895-1902

Librarian at Harvard and the Boston Athenaeum, and author of the Expansive Classification system for library collections. Includes correspondence with William Stetson Merrill (Newberry Library Accessions Department) regarding the Cutter classification system for the Newberry's collections.

Cutter, Irving Samuel, 1875-1945: Irving Samuel Cutter Papers, 1884-1934

Mainly research materials (correspondence, biographical information, articles) gathered for an article on Henry Rinalda Porter, a surgeon at the Battle of Little Big Horn, with photographs of Porter, the Custer battlefield, and Indians involved in the fight. Also includes a George Crook letter and sketches by Charles M. Russell.

D'Amato, Barbara: Barbara D'Amato Papers, 2001-2004

Chicago suspense novel author and winner of the Mary Higgins Clark Prize and Carl Sandburg Award. Includes working drafts and printed copy of D'Amato's 2004 novel, Death of a Thousand Cuts.

D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History, 1985.: Seeing Indian in Chicago Exhibition Records, 1958-1985

Photographs from the Seeing Indian in Chicago American Indian photography exhibit, July 22-September 21, 1985, Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery, The Newberry Library. Also exhibition labels.

DaBoll, Raymond F.: Raymond Franklin DaBoll Papers, 1905-1982

Correspondence, original art, printed works, biographical information by and about Chicago calligrapher and designer Raymond F. DaBoll; includes ephemera from other artists.

Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders.: Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders Records, 1900-1927

Two photo albums of buildings, mainly in Chicago, constructed by Dahl-Stedman firm. Photographs of excavation, construction, and completed buildings, both interior and exterior. Included are images of the Lumber Exchange Building, Marquette Cement Co., Harrington & King Building, Federal Electric Company, Chicago Racquet Club, St. Vincent Infant Asylum, Baskin Store, and several Ann Arbor schools. Also a manuscript guide to construction costs prepared by George Dahl, ca. 1900-1920, and three guides related to brick construction, 1920-1926.

Dance for Life (Chicago, Ill.).: Dance For Life Records, 1992-2016

Project notebooks, publicity, promotional materials, and audiovisual footage from Dance For Life, a yearly dance event organized by Chicago Dancers United. According to their website, " Dance for Life Chicago is the annual benefit dance concert presenting and showcasing the city’s unique diversity of talent, dance traditions and styles by bringing together the incredibly talented, world-renowned professional dancers of Chicago for one night on the same stage. The dance community unites artistically to support those affected by critical health issues by generously donating their time, energy and artistry to the cause. Funds raised assist various organizations dealing with HIV/AIDS and other health issues as well as The Dancers’ Fund."

Dance Horizons.: Dance Horizons Records, 1958-1977

Films, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting the activities of a Highland Park modern dance venue consisting of three separate, but interrelated groups (The Trio, Dance Horizons, North Shore Dance Workshop) operated by Martha Koplin, Suzanne Ettlinger, and Dorothy Mozen, and active from 1958-1977. The three offered classes for children and adults, and held and filmed workshops with visiting artists including Merce Cunningham, Daniel Nagrin, Katherine Litz, Alwin Nikolais, Murray Lewis, Don Redlich, and Charles Weidman.

Darrow family: Photograph portrait of Amirus Darrow, Clarence Darrow, and Paul Darrow, ca. 1900

Black and white portrait photograph of Amirus Darrow, Clarence Darrow, and Paul Darrow, Chicago, ca. 1900. From left to right: Amirus (Clarence's father), Paul (Clarence's only child), and Clarence.

Darrow, Jesse Ohl: Darrow Family Scrapbooks, ca. 1881-1925

Four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, school papers and a few pieces of memorabilia. Scrapbooks contain many articles by and about the career of Clarence Darrow; also, some articles referring to Greeley, Colorado, sometime home of Clarence Darrow's son Paul, and a collection of Paul's early school papers. Other clippings are miscellaneous articles about other Darrow family members. Two of the scrapbooks apparently were kept by Clarence Darrow's first wife, Jessie Ohl Darrow, one by her son Paul Darrow, and one by someone unknown, possibly Jessie.

Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956: Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.

De Lamarter, Eric, 1880-1953: Eric De Lamarter Papers, 1904-1971

Music manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, clippings, programs, and performance tapes of this Chicago musician. De Lamarter was associate conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Frederick Stock; a music critic for a number of Chicago newspapers; organist and choirmaster of 4th Presbyterian Church and other churches; and a respected composer of symphonic, chamber, vocal, and service music.

Dean, Lucretia Mason: Dean Family Papers, 1779-1893

Correspondence, sermons, deeds, wills, and estate inventories of three generations of the Dean family of Connecticut and Illinois. Includes many letters from Lucretia Mason Dean and her daughter Lucretia Dean Gore, whose husband was a Congregational minister. Also letters between a young Lucretia Mason Dean her cousins and Hitty, Lucy, and Betsey Bond before her marriage to Reverend Darius Gore, regarding courtship and other issues. Additional topics include religion, illness, death, and family news.

Deerfield, Eddie: Eddie Deerfield scrapbooks, 1945-1947

Newspaper clipping scrapbooks of Chicago Times entertainment reporter Eddie Deerfield, containing copies of his bylined column "Night Life Notebook" from April 28, 1946 to August 3, 1947. Also several 1945 and 1946 articles by Deerfield and night club advertisements quoting his reviews.

Dekovic, Gene: Gene Dekovic Papers, 1951-2006

Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and author.

Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969: Floyd Dell Papers, 1908-1969

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.

Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969: Miriam Gurko-Floyd Dell Papers, 1958-1968

Correspondence between Floyd Dell and Miriam Gurko, concerning Edna St. Vincent Millay. Also, several short works by Dell, a few notes by Gurko and a draft of a book by Gurko entitled The Letters of Floyd Dell About Edna St. Vincent Millay, with a subject index file.

Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969: John E. Hart-Floyd Dell Papers, 1958-1985

Correspondence, works, photographs and miscellaneous material relating to the writing of John E. Hart's biography, Floyd Dell, for the Twayne's United States Authors Series, published in 1971.

Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943: Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942

Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.

Detterer, Ernst Frederick, 1888-1947: Ernst Detterer Administrative subject files, 1921-1947

Correspondence and subject files covering all aspects of Detterer's professional work at the Newberry Library. Subject files relate specifically to both the administration of the Wing Collection and printing in general. There are also printing samples and correspondence from such organizations as the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Calligraphy Study Group, and the Caxton, First Edition, and Grolier Clubs and there is correspondence with Ray DaBoll, Eric Gill, Frederic Goudy, Alfred Hamill, and others. In addition, there are project files (correspondence, drawings, proofs, revisions, artifacts) relating to Detterer's design of the Newberry Library Bindery Typeface.

Detterer, Ernst Frederick, 1888-1947: Ernst F. Detterer Papers, 1897-1968

Chicago designer and calligrapher, founding head of the Department of Printing Arts of the School of the Art Institute, and Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at the Newberry Library, 1931-1947. Collection focuses on Detterer's career before he came to the Newberry Library, and includes notes, memorabilia, correspondence, drawings, sketches, rubbings, and a few finished art works, including many by his Art Institute students.

Diggins, Dean: Dean Diggins Papers, 1956-1995, 1956-1995

Material regarding Diggins’s career as a tap dancer and teacher, including class notes while studying with Paul Draper, plus clippings, photographs, programs, publicity items and scrapbooks relating to his ten years as a part of the Mattison Trio. Also, his choreographic notes for tap routines composed for classical music and audio and video tapes of some of those dances.

Dill Pickle Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Dill Pickle Club Records, 1906-1941

Miscellaneous material relating to the Dill Pickle Club of Chicago, Illinois (1916-ca.1933) and its leading founder, John (Jack) Jones. The bulk of the collection, most of which was removed from two scrapbooks, consists of handbills, fliers, programs and posters announcing and advertising numerous lectures, readings, parties, plays and other regular activities. Also includes art work, business and membership items, clippings, a few letters, photographs, poetry and Jack Jones memorabilia.

Dill, Josephine E., 1901-1994: Josephine Dill Papers, 1920-1934, 1920-1934

School scrapbook, photographs, and wedding booklet of Josephine Emma Reiter Dill,a teacher who attended Chicago's Wendell Phillips High School (class of '20) and later taught at John C. Haines Elementary School, in Chicago's Chinatown.

Dilworth, Hiram Powers: Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers, 1908-1974

The personal documents, poetry manuscripts, and poetry composition journals of pianist and poet Hiram Powers Dilworth. Dilworth graduated from both Antioch College and the Cincinnati College of Music in Ohio. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a guard at the Art Institute and continued concert performances. Personal material includes newspaper clippings about Dilworth and copyright certificates for his published work. His manuscripts and composition journals contain handwritten drafts of his poems, which he often wrote in traditional forms like sonnets and odes.

Djalaal: Djalaal Papers, 1974-2000

Chicago performer and instructor in dance and exercise. Djalaal has studied Middle Eastern, Indian, North African, modern, flamenco and other exotic dance forms, and for thirty years has been teaching belly dancing at area colleges and cultural organizations. Small collection consists of advertising and publicity items, clippings, photographs, programs, and a few of her writings.

Doane, Julia W., 1859-1937: Julia W. Doane Memorabilia, 1876-1911

An autograph album from 1876 and a scrapbook from 1911 compiled by Julia Doane, a Chicagoan with connections to the theatrical and musical communities. Both items feature actors and other theatrical figures of the late 19th century.

Donaldson, Virginia: Virginia Donaldson Papers, ca. 1930-1996

Virginia Donaldson was the press agent for the New York City Ballet from 1966 to 1982 and also worked in publicity for Chicago area arts organizations. Her papers include programs, souvenir books, publicity, and working files of various dance companies and festivals all over the United States.

Doughty, William M. : William M. Doughty Letters, 1844-1858

25 letters written by William M. Doughty, an agent for the Methodist Book Depository in Chicago. Fifteen of the letters were written to Doughty's brother-in-law, James P. Kilbreth of Cincinnatti. As Doughty was acting as James Kilbreth's real estate agent, these letters contain information regarding various real estate transactions, deeds, lot prices, etc. in Chicago. The ten remaining letters were written to various individuals, including family members and business associates.

Dow, Dorothy, 1903-1989: Dorothy Dow Papers, 1920-1988

Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her activities and writings, and fragments of memorabilia.

Drury, John, 1898-: John Drury-Marion Neville Papers, 1860-1970

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.

Dufau, Jenny: Jenny Dufau Papers, 1913-1917

Love letters written during World War I from an Italian in Florence, Italy, to French opera singer Jenny Dufau living in Chicago. Also, brief correspondence concerning Dufau’s passport, a note from a New York opera company, and three photographs of musicians.

Dunham, Arthur: Arthur Dunham Papers, ca. 1915-1932

Original musical scores and parts by, and photocopies of clippings of, Arthur Dunham, Chicago-based conductor and composer.

Dunlop, Richard: Richard Dunlop Papers, 1950-1970

Research materials (photographs copied from originals in other institutions, notes, letters, printed pamphlets) and manuscripts from Dunlop's books on the American West, mainly Wheels West. Also materials from Chicago Corral of Westerners, of which Dunlop was a long-time member. Dunlop, a native Chicagoan and history graduate of Northwestern University, also wrote the Rand McNally Backpacking and Outdoor Guide, Doctors of the American Frontier, and Great Trails of the West.

Dunne, Finley Peter, 1867-1936: Finley Peter Dunne Papers, 1925-1992

Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.

Durkee, Cara Dana: Cara Dana Durkee Papers, 1855-1934, bulk 1913-1934

Newberry Library Public Services Division senior assistant, 1895-1931. Durkee's papers consist of lists, reports and translations created during her employment at the Newberry; sketches, notes, cards, poems and articles by fellow employees and friends (Mary L. Watson and Edith Franklin Wyatt, etc.); and a Durkee family letterpress copybook, 1855-1934.

Dwiggins, W.A., (William Addison), 1880-1956: W. A. Dwiggins papers, 1906-1915

Autograph correspondence and sketches in pencil and in pen-and-ink, most done at Dwiggins studio in Hingham Center, Massachusetts between 1906 and 1915 for Chicago clients.

Dybas, James: James Dybas Papers, 1949-2010

Photographs and newspaper reviews of Bob Simpson's musical comedy revues at Fazio's in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the Del Prado Hotel in Chicago, 1960-1962, including James Dybas, a dancer in the company. Also current photographic portraits of Dybas. Also programs, reviews, notices, and photographs of theater performances, 1988-2001, mainly in Southern California, but also in Vienna, Austria and San Jose, California. Collection also has newspaper clippings and reviews, contracts, programs, advertisements, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia documenting Dybas' fifty-year career as a dancer and actor in Chicago, Milwaukee, New York, and California. Also letters from Edna Mc Rae, 1959-1961.

Eaman, Joan: Joan Ehemann Stone Memorabilia, 1943-1992

Material relating to the life and career of ballet dancer Joan Eaman (later known as Joan Ehemann Stone) which includes a youthful diary, photographs, clippings and other memorabilia. All items, with the exception of three photographs, are photocopies.

Edgerton, John, 1829-1912: John Edgerton Papers, 1867-1912

Collection of small diaries kept between 1867 and 1912 by Michigan and New York State farmer and real estate speculator John Edgerton. Includes letters, bank transactions, receipts and other material relating to Edgerton’s investments in buying and selling stocks, buildings and land primarily dealing with Walter C. Newberry in Chicago, Illinois. Also a small group of mostly unidentified images and a girl’s autograph book.

Edith Rockefeller McCormick Trust.: Edith Rockefeller McCormick Trust Records, 1923-1932

Meeting minutes of the Edith Rockefeller McCormick Trust, 1923-1926 and 1929-1932, accompanied by Trust-related documents. Trustees were Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Edwin D. Krenn, and Edward A. Dato.

Edwards family: Edwards Family Papers, 1800-1982

Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.

Ehrhardt, Edward, 1887-1956: Ehrhardt Family Papers, 1890-1998

Collection of children's schoolwork, composition books, drawings, correspondence and church bulletins of German-American family, the Ehrhardts, from Chicago, Illinois.

Eisendrath, William N.: Eisendrath Family Papers, 1885-1950, 1885-1950

Items concerning the family of William N. Eisendrath, a native of Chicago and pioneer in the Leather business. Materials include a company account book, 1885-1898; child's drawings ca. 1890 by Carl Eisendrath, the son of William; and William N. Eisendrath, Jr.'s book of Leather finishing formulas, 1948-1950.

Endicott, Louis E., 1869-1939: Endicott Family Papers, 1868-1986

Correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to the Endicott family and relatives of the Redden, Castle, and Smith families. These families lived primarily in the towns of Greenville, Stubblefield, and Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, Illinois. Topics discussed in the correspondence include marriage, domestic life, illness, and religion. Miscellaneous items include an account book, a paper written about dairy farming, and calling and greeting cards.

Enos Brown & Co.: Enos Brown & Co. Records, 1867-1894

Collection formerly called Bowen Bros. Records, consists mainly of letters, orders and receipts generated by Enos Brown & Co., a Chicago firm selling machinery parts, warps, dyes and other manufacturing supplies to woolen mills in Utah in the 1870s. Bowen Bros., a dry goods firm associated with Enos Brown & Co., is briefly represented in the collection, and there is one letter to George S. Bowen, mayor of Elgin, Illinois and organizer of the Chicago & Pacific Railroad, demanding payment of an old debt.

Epstein, Dena J. Polacheck, 1916-: Dena Epstein Root & Cady Research Papers, 1843-1987

Research notes and other materials concerning the firm of Root & Cady, which published music in Chicago from 1858-1871. The materials were collected in support of a master’s thesis at the University of Illinois Library School and also include information on other, contemporaneous, music publishers and composers.

Ervin, Mike: Mike Ervin Papers, 1970-2009

Papers of and materials collected by Mike Ervin, a Chicago playwright, writer on topics relating to the physically disabled, occasional poet, and activist on disability issues. The collection includes many clippings and articles by Ervin, and some articles about him, his plays and short stories, plus some poems and photographs, publicity materials for his plays, and correspondence. The collection also includes theater materials such as play scripts, programs, and reviews.

Estevez, George: George Estevez Papers, 1968-1998

Clippings, correspondence, flyers, photographs, and programs of George Estevez, founder and director of the Choral Ensemble of Chicago. Originally called the Chicago Chamber Choir and founded at the Jane Addams Hull House Center, the choir later moved to St. Paul's United Church of Christ and remains a volunteer organization using professional musicians as needed. Material on Ruth Page, Mary Gehr, Rudolph Ganz, Claudia Cassidy, Richard Christiansen, and many others is present.

Etienne, 1933-1991: Etienne, Dom Orejudos papers, 1962-1991

Domingo Orejudos (professional name: Etienne), was a dancer and erotic artist born in Chicago who danced with the Illinois Ballet, later becoming resident choreographer, principal dancer, and associate director of the company. Papers include correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, sketches, and audiovisual material relating to Orejudos' dance career and to the Illinois Ballet.

Eulenberg, Edward, 1907-1988: Edward Eulenberg Papers, 1930-1985

Articles, columns, and clippings of Edward Eulenberg, reporter and editor for the City News Bureau, and reporter and feature writer for the Chicago Daily News.

Fairbank, Janet Ayer, 1878-1951: Janet Ayer Fairbank scrapbooks, 1913-1935

Six scrapbooks of Chicago novelist, suffragette, and socialite Janet Ayer Fairbank, containing mainly newspaper clippings regarding three charity balls, 1913-1915, for the Chicago Lying-In Hospital, and reviews, publicity notices, and bookjackets for Fairbanks' novels, 1922-1935. Also a few letters, photographs, and programs.

Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg, 1829-1903: Fairbank-Graham Family Papers, 1775-1980

Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daugher of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis family, joined to the Fairbanks and Grahams by the marriage of Cordelia Carpenter to Nathan S. Davis, III.

Farnsworth, Edith: Edith Farnsworth Papers, 1900-1977

Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960's.

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979: James T. Farrell Papers, 1949-1967

Seven manuscript items written by author James T. Farrell. Includes two letters to Robert Hardy Andrews, editor of a Chicago literary magazine Midweek; one letter to “Louis”; and four one-page pieces of commentary on his short stories. Also, a large signed photograph of Farrell speaking at the “Mobilization of the International Peace and Freedom Day” in Paris, 1949.

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979: James T. Farrell Centennial Conference Records, 2004

Programs and forms for the James T. Farrell Centennial Conference held at the American University of Paris in June of 2004.

Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979: James T. Farrell-Cleo Paturis Papers, 1909-2006

Stories, articles, manuscript and photocopy drafts and notes by Farrell; a small collection of Farrell correspondence; miscellaneous material including reviews and appreciations of Farrell’s work; photographs of Farrell, Paturis, friends and occasions; and many audiocassettes of Farrell lectures, speeches and interviews. Paturis material includes several drafts of her unpublished memoir of her life with Farrell, a synopsis of his work, correspondence dating mainly after Farrell’s death in 1979, and a miscellany concerning conferences on Farrell’s career and posthumous publications of Studs Lonigan.

Fay, W.D: W.D. Fay Photographs, 1871

Five small unmounted albumen prints taken in the aftermath of the Chicago Fire of 1871 by W.D. Fay of Joliet. Depicted are the First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Wabash and Congress, Trinity Church near Wabash, the Church of the Holy Name, Mr. McCagg's greenhouse, and the courthouse. At least the first two images were marketed by Fay as part of a stereograph set showing the devastation in Chicago.

Ffrench family: Charles Ffrench Family Papers, 1887-1963

Papers concerning the family of Charles Ffrench (1861-1916), a prominent Chicago publisher and member of the Board of Education, who founded the periodical The Musical Leader with his wife, Florence, in 1900. Many of the items pertain to Charles, Florence, and their daughter Evelyn. Included in the collection are photographs; miscellaneous tickets; marriage announcements; an inheritance tax notice; deeds; receipts; programs and menus; correspondence, many of which are addressed to Mrs. Ffrench during her time as editor of the Musical Leader; newspaper clippings concerning Charles Ffrench and the injuries suffered from a 1916 automobile accident, which proved fatal; and Evelyn French Smith's scrapbook recording her family's European travels (1911-1912).

Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945: Arthur Davison Ficke Papers, 1904-1945

Mostly correspondence to poet Arthur D. Ficke from Newberry Library trustee and lifelong friend Chalkley J. Hambleton, plus several letters written by Hambleton. Also, a few works of Ficke's and pieces of memorabilia, an obituary clipping, a photograph of Ficke and photos of two portraits of Ficke by Bror J.O. Nordfeldt.

Field Enterprises.: Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.

Finnerty, James W.: Malone-Finnerty Family Papers, 1862-1941

Malone and Finnerty family correspondence and documents pertaining to deaths from 1862 to 1941. Early correspondence from the Civil War is from James W. Finnerty, a soldier, to his mother and sister. The Civil War letters describe Finnerty's experience traveling with troops through St. Louis, where rebels captured two steamboats in Duck River Bend.

First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.).: First Presbyterian Church records, 1833-1999

Parish records, church bulletins and programs, business records, artifacts (including missionary artifacts), etc., of this church founded at Fort Dearborn in 1833 and now in Woodlawn. The congregation has included many prominent Chicago families such as the Shedds, Buckinghams, and Fields, and became one of the first racially integrated congregations in Chicago, in 1953. Also includes information on the Blackstone Rangers, who used to meet in the church in the late 1960s.

Fischer, Irwin, 1903-1977: Irwin Fischer Papers, 1928-1976

Manuscript music and writings, correspondence, recordings, clippings, programs, and correspondence of this Chicago composer, conductor, and organist. Fischer was organist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and other institutions and composed songs, orchestral works, and a variety of other formats. The collection includes a great deal of correspondence with Edith Borroff, and also contains scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, and memorabilia.

Fischetti, John R.: John Fischetti Papers, 1942-1995

Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the Chicago Sun-Times.

Fithian, John B. : John B. Fithian Papers, 1863-1932

Papers relating to John B. Fithian, a Civil War veteran and judge in the Probate Court of Will County. The materials consist of papers pertaining to Fithian's service during the Civil War, including a hand-written note authorizing a pass for John Fithian and one pony from Vicksburg, Missississippi to Memphis, Tennessee and a handwritten note, dated October 24, 1865, ordering John Fithian to report for duty.

FitzGerald, Jeffrey: Contract Buyers' League Interview and Meeting Tapes, 1969-1971

39 reel-to-reel tapes (plus digitized (MP3) copies), containing interviews conducted by Jeffrey Fitzgerald with Contract Buyers' League members, lawyers, and supporters, together with recordings of group meetings in Woodlawn, 1969-1971.

Fleming, John C., b. 1844: John C. Fleming Papers, 1862-1906

Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.

Fleming, Libby Komaiko: Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater Collection,, 1974-2003

Material collected by Libby Komaiko, founder of the Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, relating to her and the dance company. Consists mostly of photographs of Komaiko and other dancers, plus a few clippings, flyers, posters, programs, and miscellaneous pieces. Also, two copies of a videotape entitled “The First 20 Years, 1976-1996.”

Flentye, Henry: Henry Flentye papers, 1852-1915

Documents dealing with Henry Flentye's considerable land purchases in Chicago, Northfield, and Jefferson, including one autograph document from Walter Loomis Newberry, Aug. 2, 1858. Also builder's specification and architect's drawings for Flentye's home in Jefferson.

Forrest, Hamilton, 1901-1963 : Hamilton Forrest Papers, 1940-1951

Correspondence, music and lyrics (including scripts with stage directions), newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Hamilton Forrest, a 20th-century composer known for his arrangements of American folksongs, most notably “He’s Got the Whole Word in His Hands.”

Fortnightly of Chicago (Organization).: Fortnightly of Chicago (Organization) Records, 1869-2006

Club founded in 1873 by Kate Newell Doggett and the oldest women's association in the city. Records include historical material, meeting minutes (restricted), scrapbooks, notices, memorials, members' and guests' papers, photographs, yearbooks, and by-laws.

Foster, Clyde: Clyde Foster "Dance Chicago" videotapes and programs, 1994-2007

38 Hi-8 tapes and 53 digital tapes of "Dance Chicago" performances, 1996-2000, taken by Clyde Foster at the Athenaeum Theatre, together with programs for 1995-2000, and 2007. Also 3 VHS tapes and 1 U-Matic tape containing excerpts and highlights, 1 VHS tape of the Ballet Theatre of Chicago's Giselle shot by Wayne Kupferer, and two company programs 1994 and ca. 1999.

Fowler, Loretta, 1944-: Loretta Fowler Research Papers, 1890-2004

Fieldnotes, interview transcripts and some recordings, research notes, project files, and background research compiled by retired University of Oklahoma anthropologist Loretta Fowler, who focused her studies on the Arapaho of Wyoming, Gros Ventre and Assiniboine of Montana, Arapaho and Cheyenne of Oklahoma, other Plains reservations, Shinnecock of Long Island, and Oaxaca, Mexico. In addition to extensive material on the Cheyenne and Arapaho, there are also interviews and or fieldnotes from Fowler’s work in Oaxaca, Mexico; Shinnecock, Long Island; Wind River Reservation; Fort Belknap, Montana; and the Washita Massacre project. Also copies of Cheyenne and Arapaho interviews from the Doris Duke Project at the University of Oklahoma, and of fieldnotes of other ethnographers (Alfred Kroeber, Inez Hilger, James Mooney, Cleaver Warden, Fred Eggan, and George Dorsey). Project files concern the Fowler’s Tribal Sovereignty Project (2004) and Canton Arapaho Income Differentials Project (1893-1927). Also includes Fred Eggan's 1933 field notes focusing primarily on the Arapaho in Oklahoma; photographs taken by Loretta Fowler in Oaxaca in 1968; and CD copies of Fowler's oral history interviews, which were originally recorded on cassette tape (1981-1984).

Franklin, William Scott: Robert Scott Franklin Scrapbook, ca. 1890-1931

Disbound scrapbook compiled by Robert Scott Franklin of Chillicothe, Ohio, which includes the following: photostat of the diary of Lt. James Swearingen recording the march from Ohio to Chicago, April-Aug. 1803, to oversee the building of Ft. Dearborn; detailed genealogical notes on Swearingen, Strode, Worthington, and Franklin families; copies of Swearingen letters; 2 portraits of Swearingen, miscellaneous notes, and newspaper clippings.

Frederick D. Countiss Photography.: Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park Photographs, ca. 1975

Sixteen professional photographs of the area of Chicago known as the Stockyards Industrial Park which was developed after the closing of the Union Stock Yards in 1971. The Industrial Park is home to various small factories, none of which are involved in meatpacking. Few of the original structures remain, excepting the great limestone arch erected in 1879 to mark the stockyard entrance.

French Heritage Relief Committee.: French Heritage Relief Committee Records, 1993-1995

Records of a small organization created in 1993 by Charles Balesi and the French Consul in Chicago to help coordinate efforts to preserve and restore historic French structures damaged by flooding on the Mississippi River. Includes materials relating to the founding and legal organization of the group, and reports, correspondence, memoranda, and other materials relating to specific projects.

Friday Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Friday Club (Chicago, Ill.) Records, 1880-ongoing

Minutes, financial records, yearbooks, correspondence, membership information and papers written by members of this women's club devoted to literary and artistic culture. The club has met in Chicago's Gold Coast area for most of its existence.

Friends of Literature.: Friends of Literature Records, 1935-2003

Records of the Friends of Literature, a group incorporated in Chicago in 1934 as an umbrella group for the Chicago Foundation for Literature. Its purpose was to study literature and to honor those who create it, through monthly presentations by prominent authors and the presentation of annual awards to American writers of fiction and non-fiction. The group voted to dissolve in 2002, and contributed their remaining funds to the Poetry Foundation in 2003. Records, dating primarily from the 1987 to 2003, include programs, press releases, correspondence, notices, photographs, newspaper clippings, etc.

Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929: Henry Blake Fuller Papers, 1868-2000

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.

Fuller, Jack: Jack Fuller Papers, 1951-2005

The literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal materials of Chicago journalist and novelist Jack Fuller.

Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972: Rudolph Ganz Papers, 1864-2013

Works, correspondence to and from prominent musical figures, family correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, artifacts, and a couple of recordings of this world-renowned concert pianist, composer, conductor, and educator.

Gayford, Peter T. : Peter T. Gayford Collection, 1829-2013

Papers relating to the essays and projects of Peter T. Gayford. Includes Gayford's CCFPD Preservation Project, which includes hand drawn maps of the Champaign County Forest Preserve. Also included are several essays written by Gayford, one of which pertains to Billy Caldwell, a British-Potawatomi fur trader. The remaining bulk of the collection consists of photocopies provided by the National Archives and Records Administration and the U.S. Department of the Interior. These include documents relating to the negotiation of the Treaty of July 29, 1829 with the United Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Indians (also known as the Prairie du Chien treaty); Billy Caldwell's Chicago River Reserve Land Patent; and numerous letters, deeds, and petitions regarding the sale of reservations and distrubution of land under the 1829 Treaty, which included the reserves of Claude Laframboise, the Ouilmette Family, Victoire Pothier, Jane Miranda, and Alexander Robinson. Also includes the final addition to Gayford's CCFPD Preservation Project, which details invesitgated sites within the Cook Country Forest Preserve District and includes maps (hand-drawn and printed), photographs, notes, and reports.

Geer, Nathan Cahoon, 1820-1860: Nathan Cahoon Geer letters, 1846-1854

Collection of letters to and from Chicago printer Geer, relating to printing in Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois. Also included Scale and prices for book and job printing ... [Peoria, 1859] and A catalogue of the different varieties, of printing ... [Chicago : Geer & Wilson] 1846.

Gehr, Mary: Mary Gehr Papers, 1828-1997

Original work, reproductions of work, correspondence and subject files of Chicago artist Mary Gehr.

Gerard, Paula, 1907-1991: Paula Gerard Renison Dance Sketches, 1938-1939

Six pencil sketches of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo dancers drawn by artist Paula Gerard Renison during rehearsals and performances at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, 1938-1939.

Germania Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Germania Club scrap book, 1921-1931

A large scrapbook containing material on the activities of this music-appreciation club for German-Americans. Chartered in 1869 with possible origins in the organization of a choir to sing at President Lincoln's lying-in- state in Chicago, the Germania Club became a meeting place for Chicago's German elite. The name was changed to the Lincoln Club during World War I and changed back in 1921.

Germanistic Society of Chicago.: Germanistic Society of Chicago Records, 1907-1915

Membership lists, lecture announcements, and annual meeting minutes kept by Louis Guenzel, recording secretary of the Society and a Chicago architect. The lists provide an inventory of prominent citizens of German extraction in pre-World War I Chicago, and also reflect the gradual withdrawal of support for German-centered activities prior to World War I.

Gerstenberg, Alice: Alice Gerstenberg Papers, 1903-1971

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.

Geshwiler, Joseph E.: Joe Geshwiler Papers, 1971-2011

Papers of Joe Geshwiler, Chicago Daily News and Atlanta Constitution editor, including lengthy columns about Central and South America, Bosnia, the Mideast, and Southeast Asia which Geshwiler wrote after returning from reporting trips for the Constitution, clippings of all his Chicago Daily News editorials (1971-1974) on local, national and international affairs, and the editorial opinions he wrote for the Constitution during 1983. Also a 1994 speech on editorial writing, and recollections of his career at the Chicago Daily News, 1964-1978.

Giganti, Joe: Joe Giganti Papers, ca. 1919-ca. 1986

Papers and photographs pertaining to Chicagoan Joe Giganti, a labor defense activist who served as the Chairman of the Board of the Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company. The collection includes 1930s periodicals, documents, and ephemera of Communist and Socialist groups in Chicago, New York, Italy, and elsewhere. Also included are Giganti's University papers, a file on Giorgio del Vecchio, an audio recording of Giganti, and a photograph album featuring Joe's wife, Rose Giganti.

Giordano, Gus: Gus Giordano Papers, 1966-1996

Jazz dancer, choreographer, teacher, and founder of Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago (est. 1962). Materials include some memorabilia and video footage of Giordano and his Jazz Dance ensemble.

Gleason, Frederic Grant, 1848-1903: Frederic Grant Gleason Papers, 1852-1908

Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi, and many others.

Gnitzinger, Grace, 1916-2003: Grace Gnitzinger Scrabooks, 1890s-1980s, ca. 1890-1984

Three scrapbooks created by Grace Gnitzinger, a native of Chicago who later relocated to Galveston, Texas. These include two albums of post-cards (ca. 1890s-1980s) pertaining to Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. The third scrapbook contains pictures pertaining to WLS-AM, a Chicago radio station that featured artists such as Patsy Montana and Gene Autry. The collection also includes two folders of miscellaneous photographs and emphemera.

Goetz, John B., 1920-2006: John B. Goetz Papers, 1961-1992

Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.

Goldsmith, Ellen, 1926-2007: Ellen Goldsmith Papers, 1933-2007

Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of correspondence, memorabilia and signed theatrical programs, some Goldsmith drawings and writing, two scarves and a pair of ballet slippers.

Gonder, George A.: George A. Gonder Papers, 1899-1906

Church-related correspondence and documents of George A. Gonder, Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion convert and official. In 1899 Gonder and his wife Margaret received their church memberships in Nickerson, Kansas, where he led the denomination's gathering until April or May of 1901. The Gonders then moved to Zion City, Illinois, where Gonder may have run or worked in the Horticultural Department. By 1906, he was in Plains, Kansas. Also postcards showing Zion City parks, buildings, and officials John Alexander Dowie and Wilbur Glenn Voliva.

Goodman family: Goodman Family Papers, 1795-2003

Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.

Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer, 1883-1918: Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Papers, 1883-1971

Works and personal materials of Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, including manuscript, typescript, and published plays, poems, and short stories, correspondence, drawings, diaries, and programs from theatrical productions, photographs, and mementoes, including wood printing blocks, military items, and scrapbooks.

Goodwin, Paul: Goodwin Family Papers, 1802-1913

Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).

Gookin, Frederick William: Gookin Family Papers, 1861-1922

Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elizabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and drawings, sketches and finished art work created by Frederick Gookin.

Gordon, Edward: Edward Gordon Papers, 1957-1997

Clippings, correspondence, pamphlets, photographs, and programs of this Chicago pianist and music administrator. Gordon was a child prodigy-performing with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age eight-and renowned concert pianist before directing the Grant Park summer concerts and the Ravinia Festival (from 1968-1990). See the Ravinia Festival collection for additional material related to Gordon.

Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight), 1885-1964: Everett D. Graff Papers, 1921-1964, bulk 1930-1960

Chicago steel company executive, philanthropist, Western Americana collector, and Newberry Library president of the Board of Trustees, 1953-1964, who near the end of his term donated his Western Americana collection to the library. Graff's papers include correspondence and financial records relating to his purchases of and research on Western Americana, and also published reports of historical societies, clippings, typescripts, membership cards and photographs.

Gray, John S. (John Stephens), 1910-: John S. Gray Research Papers, 1942-1991

Meticulous research notes, writings, and correspondence of Dr. John S. Gray, Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University and a member of the Chicago Corral of Westerners. Dr. Gray's research focuses on the American West, particularly U.S. - Indian relations.

Green, Larry, (journalist): Larry Green Papers, ca. 1966-1980

Collection of newspaper clippings, notes, and memorabilia relating to the career of Chicago Daily News correspondent Larry Green from 1966-1980, including dispatches from the Vietnam War and the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Greenlee, William Brooks: William Brooks Greenlee Papers, 1872-1953, bulk 1890-1953

Chicago manufacturer, collector of early Portuguese books, Luzo-Brazilian scholar and Newberry Library Trustee, 1931-1950, who presented his collection of Portuguese and Brazilian materials to the library in 1937. Greenlee's papers consist of correspondence, documents, diaries, scrapbooks, research matter and photographs, and focus on his Portuguese collecting activities and scholarly work.

Greensfelder, Tom: Tom Greensfelder Design Records, 1989-2015

Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.

Greenwood, Thomas J., 1908-1988: Tom Greenwood Papers, 1960-1986

Papers of Thomas J. Greenwood, Housing Chairman of the American Indian Chicago Conference, sponsored by the University of Chicago in June, 1961. Mostly printed material consisting of correspondence, articles and pamphlets that relate to Indian policy in general and specifically the Conference, its preparation and its aftermath, as well as a few miscellaneous Indian-related items. Includes an autobiographical letter from Tom Greenwood to anthropologist Brian Bardy, and a videotaped conversation between Greenwood and Bardy in 1986.

Griffin Funeral Home. (Chicago, Ill.): Griffin Funeral Home Records, 1929-2007

Records of the Griffin Funeral Home, and its predeccessor, the Bell Auto & Undertaking Company, which served the African American community in Chicago,1929-2007. Entries contain the decedent's name, address, occupation, physical characteristics, next of kin, date/place of birth, date/place of death, minister's name, and place of burial. Limited information of plot purchasers is also included.

Griffin, Ernest A., 1912-1995: Ernest A. Griffin Family Papers, 1862-2007

Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.

Grimmer, Margot: Margot Grimmer Papers, 1956-1984

Material relating to the career of Chicago dancer Margot Grimmer, including clippings, advertising items, programs, a few miscellaneous incoming letters, and numerous photographs.

Grover, Frank R., 1858-1919: Frank R. Grover Papers, 1905-1908

Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmette’s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.

Gruenberg, Robert, 1922-1992 : Robert Gruenberg Papers, 1947-1990

Correspondence, clippings, and personal materials of Chicago journalist Robert Gruenberg.

Gurko, Miriam: Miriam Gurko-Floyd Dell Papers, 1958-1968

Correspondence between Floyd Dell and Miriam Gurko, concerning Edna St. Vincent Millay. Also, several short works by Dell, a few notes by Gurko and a draft of a book by Gurko entitled The Letters of Floyd Dell About Edna St. Vincent Millay, with a subject index file.

H.T. FitzSimons Company, Inc.: H.T. FitzSimons Company, Inc. Records, 1920-1950

Manuscript and printed music and some miscellanea of this Chicago music publisher, along with the papers of Rossetter G. Cole, a prolific Chicago composer. Cole bequeathed his papers to Harry T. FitzSimons; his manuscript and printed music, writings, clippings, programs, miscellanea, and collections of calling cards, postcards, and autographs make up a large portion of this collection. A small amount of Harry FitzSimons' correspondence is also present. The FitzSimons Co. was purchased in 1983 by the Fred Bock Music Companies.

Hackett, Fred B., ca. 1880-1975: Fred B. Hackett Papers, 1882-1963

Materials pertaining to Fred B. Hackett, a member of the Chicago Corral of The Westerners, who, for a time, lived and worked among the Oglala Sioux at the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. The material includes a report of the proceedings of the council held on September 21-22, 1903 at Pine Ridge Agency in South Dakota between Congressman E. W. Martin and the delegates of five different tribes of Indians, relative to the Black Hills treaty of 1876; a typed description of the Sun Dance held at Pine Ridge in 1929 to which Fred Hackett was witness; and approximately 180 photographs, the majority of which portray the Sioux Indians in South Dakota. The photographs range from as early as 1882 to as late as 1963.

Hager, Mina: Mina Hager Papers, 1892-1977

Material relating to the career of mezzo-soprano Mina Hager (Mrs. Fred Heidenson), including incoming correspondence from John Alden Carpenter and others, programs, clippings and other memorabilia. Also, practice and demo tapes, sound recordings (78 rpm and 45 rpm, LP) and a collection of manuscript and published sheet music, mostly by John Alden Carpenter.

Hambleton, Emma Lander: Hambleton Family Papers, 1871-1932

Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton. Also one letter by Vera S. Wolfe, daughter of conductor Frederick Stock to Peggy Hambleton Murphy.

Hamill, Alfred E., (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953: Alfred E. Hamill Papers, 1856-1967

Chicago investment banker, Centaur Press founder, Newberry Library trustee, and calligraphy and gypsy lore collector. Personal letters of Alfred E. Hamill to a Russian émigré, Alexandra Fredericks, and of Dora E. Yates, a librarian and the secretary of the Gypsy Lore Society, to Hamill. Also typescript copy of a diary kept 1918-1919 while in France with the American Red Cross, a letter to Andrei Gromyko in 1945 regarding U.S.-Soviet relations, bookplates, photographs, poems, and other memorabilia.

Hamill, Alfred E., (Alfred Ernest), 1884-1953: Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton, 1944-1946

Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.

Hansen, Harry, 1884-: Harry Hansen Papers, 1900-1970

Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.

Harris family: Harris-MacLean Family Papers, 1784-1980

Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and MacLean. Collection highlights include courtship letters, daybooks of a New Hampshire physician, whaling ship logs, works and correspondence of sociologist Annie Marion MacLean, and 19th and 20th century photograph albums.

Harris, James Duncan: James D. and Joseph W. Harris Papers, 1824-1862

Correspondence from James Duncan Harris and brother Joseph Whipple Harris of Massachusetts and New Hampshire to members of their family, mostly written while they were in military service in the 1860's. Also, a few letters James wrote from Chicago in the 1850's; letters concerning Joseph Harris's death in 1861 while serving in the United States Navy; a few historic family letters and a genealogical pamphlet.

Harris, Sydney J.: Sydney Justin Harris Papers, 1933-1987

Correspondence, clippings, readers' letters, and personal materials of Chicago columnist Sydney Justin Harris.

Harrison, Carter H., (Carter Henry), 1860-1953: Carter H. Harrison IV Papers, 1637-1953

Correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison IV (1860-1953), and his family, particularly his wife, Edith Ogden Harrison, and his father, Chicago Mayor Carter Henry Harrison III (1825-1893). The collection also includes a number of letters, autographs, and miscellaneous other documents from famous people that were not originally directed to Harrison or his family, but which Harrison kept as collectibles.

Harrison, Theodore, 1876-1965: Theodore Harrison Memorabilia, 1912-1949

Miscellaneous memorabilia relating to Theodore Harrison, Chicago concert baritone, choral conductor and teacher, consisting of clippings, programs and publicity material. Also, material concerning the Hull-House Music School and Chorus, including two recordings, as well as items about singers Nancy Carr and Barre Hill.

Hart, John Edward, 1917-: John E. Hart-Floyd Dell Papers, 1958-1985

Correspondence, works, photographs and miscellaneous material relating to the writing of John E. Hart's biography, Floyd Dell, for the Twayne's United States Authors Series, published in 1971.

Hart, Philip, 1914-2000: Philip Hart Papers, 1973-1974

Small collection of letters and other materials about Theodore Thomas, founding music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collected by Philip Hart, a music historian and former assistant manager of the CSO.

Hartlieb, Harold John: Harold John Hartlieb Papers, ca. 1945

Correspondence and military documents from Harold John Hartlieb’s service during World War II.

Harvey family: Harvey Family Papers, 1800-2007

Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.

Harzig, Christiane: Christiane Harzig collection of Chicago postcards, ca. 1900-1910s

190 tinted photo postcards, mostly blank, of Chicago scenes and buildings, including the Newberry Library, parks, amusement parks, Chicago Loop buildings, Michigan Avenue residences, etc. Postcards were published by Chicago publishers Koelling & Klappenbach, V.O. Mammon, P. Schmidt, Franklin Card Co., Warren News Co., Scwartz and Co., International Postal Card Co., and others. Most were printed in Germany. Postcards with messages were mailed from Chicago by Wanda Ludyuska, and mainly addressed to the Wenck family of Berlin, Germany.

Haugh, Dolores: Haugh, Dolores. Riverview Amusement Park Collection, 1904-1975

Riverview Park archival records, including correspondence, accounts, publicity materials, concession contracts, minutes and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and advertising materials, salvaged by Dolores Haugh from the abandoned park office one week before it burned down. Reports, minutes, correspondence, and other documents date mainly from the early years of the park. Advertising materials, clippings, and photographs are mainly from the last decades of park operation. There is information about rides and concessions, including the famous "Bobs," events like the Riverview Ramble and Mayor William Hale Thompson's 1920s outings for school children, staff members, and the general operation of the park. Also materials gathered by Haugh for her newspaper articles in the Arlington "Day" and her book, Riverview Amusement Park (2004).

Havighurst, Robert James, 1900- : Robert James Havighurst Papers, 1940-1980

University of Chicago professor and education scholar who directed the National Study of American Indian Education, a comprehensive, national fact-finding study on the education of American Indians, from 1968-1971. Collection contains reports and research materials (student surveys, interview transcriptions, etc.) pertaining to this study.

Hayes, Alice Ryerson, 1922-: Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes Papers, 1934-2006

Daily journals, travel journals, sketchbooks, writings, and other papers of Chicago writer Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes, who founded and ran Ragdale, a retreat for writers, musicians, and artists, at her family's Lake Forest estate designed by her grandfather, Howard Van Doren Shaw. Dating from 1934-2001, Hayes' journals contain extensive reflections on motherhood, marriage, writing, and a host of other topics, as well as her own creative work. They document an independent woman entering adulthood in the 1940s and making her way in the world.

Hayes, James, 1907-1993: James Hayes Papers, 1921-1994

Correspondence, client files, and subject files of Chicago and Colorado calligrapher and lettering artist James Hayes. Also: collections of bookplates, calligraphic newsletters, and printed calligraphic work by other artists.

Head, Cloyd: Cloyd Head Papers, 1895-1968

Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.

Heath, Charles A., (Charles Andrews): Charles Andrews Heath Papers, 1880-1999

Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago related events. There are also typed transcripts of 1912 European trip letters from Heath's wife Jennie and children Alice and Albert, photographs of Heath and his family, including the European trip, and documents related to properties Heath owned.

Heaton, Harold R.: Harold R. Heaton Political Cartoons, 1909-ca.1913

Sixty original political and editorial cartoons by Harold R. Heaton for the Chicago newspaper Inter-Ocean, drawn between 1909 and circa 1913.

Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 : Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983

Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961: William Horne-Ernest Hemingway Papers,, 1913-1985

Correspondence, works, articles, clippings and memorabilia relating to Ernest Hemingway and William Horne.

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961: 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.

Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961: 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.

Herguth, Margaret S.: Margaret S. Herguth Clippings, 1960-1962

Issues of Chicago Daily News's magazine "Chicago Life" from 1960-1962, the tenure of Margaret (Marge) Silsbee Herguth, staff writer, assistant editor, and editor of the magazine.

Hesterberg, William: William Hesterberg Collection of Keepsakes and Private Press Ephemera, ca. 1987-2002

Letterpress keepsakes and ephemera collected by Chicago-area handpress printer William Hesterberg. The bulk of the collection consists of keepsakes produced by members of the Typocrafters, an informal group of people interested in typography and graphic design.

Hild, Dorothy: Dorothy Hild Papers, 1907-1983

Former choreographer and director of entertainment at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago. Papers include sheet music for dance numbers, correspondence, photographs, clippings, works, and administrative files from her teaching at the Central YMCA College in downtown Chicago.

Hitchcock, Marion Gridley, 1929-: Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers, 1860-2007

Copies of letters, diaries, and photographs of Ruth Daube Gridley (diaries from 1917-1950) and daughter Marion Gridley Hitchcock (diary from 1951-1958). Also copies of letters to Marion by her father, William Whiting Gridley, after the death of his wife that concern his life as sole caretaker for Marion's sister, who was treated for mental illness. Collection also contains a large set of original correspondence from Marion's great-aunt, Josephine Wheat Gridley, primarily concerning family matters and daily life, ca. 1860-1910. There is also a genealogy book of the Gridley family and a variety of personal material including newspaper clippings, catalogs, and a Civil War enlistment roster.

HMS Media, Inc.: HMS Media, Inc. Records, 2005

4 DVDs of the 13-episode television program called The Chicago Dance Project, showcasing the work of 28 local dance companies and 4 local choreographers. Collections also includes a few newsletters from HMS Media company.

Hoaré, Henry Royal: Henry Royal Hoaré Papers, 1882-1959

Manuscript and printed music, a photograph, and miscellaneous documents of this Chicago violinist, composer, and educator. Hoaré published numerous violin method books in addition to violin sonatas and concertos, and was the head of the violin division at the Chicago Fine Arts Conservatory of Music.

Hoffmann, John Augustus: Hoffmann Family Papers, ca. 1789-1901

Correspondence and documents relating to the immigrant Hoffmann family, especially John A. Hoffmann of Illinois and Franz Joseph Hoffmann in Dubuque, Iowa. By 1901, the family had established a feed and fuel company in Wilmette, Illinois.

Holme, John Francis, 1868-1904: John Francis Holme Drawings, 1901-1902

Fifteen pen-and-ink drawings by illustrator and printer Frank Holme and a printed list of the officers and stockholders of the Bandar Log Press, established by Holme.

Holton, Hugh: Hugh Holton Papers, ca. 1994-2003

Chicago policeman and police fiction author. Holton's papers consist of his published and unpublished works, book production and promotional materials (including posters), awards and certificates, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and a full working police uniform.

Horn, Rudy, b. 1909: Rudy Horn Papers, 1920-1995

Correspondence, clippings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago entertainer known as the "Comedy King of Vaudeville." His father was Henry Horn, who operated and booked nightclubs in the early 1900s and was the onetime owner of Chicago's Green Mill Tavern. Born in 1909, Horn performed as a dancer, comedian, and emcee throughout the US and Europe.

Horne, William D., 1892-1986 : William Horne-Ernest Hemingway Papers,, 1913-1985

Correspondence, works, articles, clippings and memorabilia relating to Ernest Hemingway and William Horne.

Howard, Alan, 1930-: Alan Howard Papers, 1924-2002

Clippings, photographs, programs, assorted miscellaneous printed material and memorabilia relating to ballet dancers and dance companies.

Howe family: Howe-Barnard Family Papers, 1826-1999

Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, a science teacher who originated the practice of field trips in science classes, and Alice Lucretia Barnard, one of the first woman principals in the Chicago schools. Also contains Civil War letters of Captain Daniel E. Barnard, Erastus A. Barnard, Willard J. Wilcox, and soldiers in Daniel E. Barnard's regiment regarding payment of pensions.

Howes, Wright: Wright Howes Papers, 1920-1964

20th century Chicago bookseller and bibliographer. Collection consists of correspondence, sales catalogues, and notes, primarily concerning his bibliography of US-iana.

Hoxie, Frederick E., 1947-: Frederick E. Hoxie Papers, 1989-2012

Additions to Hoxie's papers. Includes documents cited in Hoxie's Expert Witness Report (The U.S. States Department of Justice requested that Hoxie prepare a report on the cirmcumstances surrounding the negotiation and ratification of the Saginaw Chippewa Treaties of 1855 and 1864); information and correspondence regarding Penguin Press' publication of Hoxie's book. micelllaneous information regarding the 2000 presidential election and the candidates' stances on Native American issues; documents (e.g. xeroxed reports, handwritten notes, etc) used in writing "This Indian Country," Hoxie's 2012 book; 2 binders pertaining to the 2003 Lannan Summer Institute in American Studies "American Indian Political Activism Prior to WWII"; and handouts and misc. material for the National Museum of the American Indian's Board of Trustees.

Hoxie, Frederick E., 1947-: Frederick E. Hoxie Papers, 1989-1995

Director of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History at the Newberry Library, 1983-1994, and Swanlund Professor of History at the University of Illinois, 1994-. Hoxie's papers consist of correspondence, board of trustee files, and administrative files relating to his work with the National Museum of the American Indian, and a museum manuscript, All Roads are Good: Native Voices on Life and Culture.

Hubbard Street Dance Company.: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Records, 1971-2014

Hubbard Street Dance Company (renamed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 1993) was founded by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte in 1977 and has become one of the most successful and most internationally known dance companies to hail from Chicago. Records include administrative files, publicity materials, and audiovisual records of performances of the company.

Huebert, Diana, 1899-1983: Diana Huebert Papers, 1916-1983

Material collected by dancer Diana Huebert (Mrs. Abel Faidy), the bulk consisting of programs and photographs of herself and other dancers. Also, some articles she wrote or saved, including an autobiographical sketch, choreographic notes, and miscellaneous material relating to her husband, architect and designer Abel Faidy.

Huebner, Jospeh: Joseph Huebner Dance Photographs, ca. 1970-ca. 2005

Joseph Huebner was the University of Notre Dame Library's Fine Arts Bibiliographer for 30 years, retiring in 1998. He donated souvenir books, programs, and dance ephemera which were interfiled into the Barzel Dance Research collection, and also donated framed dance photographs showing many ballet stars, including George Ballanchine, Suzanne Farrell, Peter Martins, Natalia Makarova, and Ivan Nagy. Also includes a framed photograph of Joffrey dancers Trinity Hamilton and Sam Franke performing "Light Rain" by photographer Herb Migdoll.

Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931 : L.A. Huffman photographs, 1883-1907

Sixteen photographic portraits of Indians and photographs of scenes in the West by Huffman, a professor of journalism (University of Illinois, Northwestern University, University of Denver) and western frontier historian.

Hutchinson, Charles Lawrence, 1854-1924: Charles L. Hutchinson Papers, 1868-1934

Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and miscellany related to Charles L. Hutchinson, Chicago financier, trustee, and philanthropist, particularly regarding Hutchinson’s relationship with the Art Institute of Chicago. Correspondence is solely incoming, mostly to Hutchinson, but also to Mrs. Hutchinson and a few others. Group of writings consists of speeches and diary notebooks. The several scrapbooks hold numerous receipts of art purchases, articles, clippings, a few letters and notes. The miscellaneous material includes a range of art-related items, personal memorabilia, and a few photographs

Iké, Jane: Jane Hori Iké Papers, 1982

Original art work for Jane Iké and Baruch Zimmerman's children's book A Japanese Fairy Tale (New York: F. Warne, 1982).

Illinois Ballet.: Illinois Ballet Records, 1959-1972

The Illinois Ballet was founded in 1959 by two former Sadler's Wells ballet dancers, Richard Ellis and Christine Du Boulay. The company presented several seasons of performances per year until its demise in 1972. The company remained constant with four soloists and ten corps members, and included two dancer/choreographers, Hy Somers and Dom Orejudos (aka Etienne). Collection consists of numerous performance photographs, programs and publicity material, a few pieces of correspondence and office records, 78 rpm recordings, sheet music and posters.

Illinois Central Railroad Company.: Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives,, 1831-1984

The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. The collection includes correspondence of administrators and staff, minutes, reports and legal documents, financial records, stock information, historical material, maps, blueprints, and photographs.

Illinois Central Railroad Company.: Illinois Central Railroad Company personnel records, ca. 1910-1970

Very incomplete personnel records of the Illinois Central Railroad Company that were abandoned in the Champaign (IL) Depot, salvaged by the staff of the Urbana Free Library, and subsequently donated to the Newberry Library. Includes employee service record cards for switchmen, telegraphers, firemen, brakemen, and engine foremen. Also includes fingerprint records, and employee applications (1910-1930) that were donated by a former IC employee.

Indian Council Fire (Organization : U.S.).: Indian Council Fire Records, 1920-1990

Papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and publications of the Indian Council Fire, a Chicago-based organization supporting educational, legislative, and social services for urban and reservation Indians.

Industrial Workers of the World.: Franklin and Penelope Rosemont Collection of IWW Publications and Ephemera, 1905-2005

Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.

Iris, Scharmel, 1889-1967: Scharmel Iris Papers, 1911-1964

Small collection of material relating to minor Chicago poet. Iris proved to be a plagiarist and forger who engaged in a life-long campaign not only to have his verse published but also to be regarded as a colleague of more successful writers and poets. Consists of correspondence, poetry, and miscellaneous items such as clippings and photographs.

Isham, Ralph N., 1831-1904: Isham Family Papers, 1875-1923

Transcribed letters between Dr. Ralph N. Isham, his father Nelson Isham, brother Charles Isham, and son George S. Isham mostly pertaining to the home and estate of Nelson Isham. Also photographs of Ralph N. Isham and other Isham family members, and a few mementos.

Jack and Jill Players.: The Jack and Jill Players, ca. 1927-1973

Scripts, newsletters, and photographs from the Jack and Jill Players in Chicago.

Jacobs, Elmer, 1900- : Elmer Jacobs Papers, 1925-1982

Original advertising and magazine art, correspondence, speech texts, tax records, photographs, printed ephemera, and a radio interview by Chicago freelance designer and illustrator Elmer Jacobs.

Jacobs, John T.: John T. Jacobs - Clarence Darrow Papers, 1909-1926

Letters from Chicago lawyer Clarence Darrow to attorney and judge John T. Jacobs of Greeley, Colorado. Letters provide documentation of friendship, professional collaboration, and a shared interest in reading, as well as news of Darrow's son Paul who was living in Greeley. Also includes other miscellaneous letters and an essay by F.O. Stanley in which, though a teetotaler, he argues against prohibition.

Jacobsen, Jacque B., 1907-1967: Jacque B. Jacobsen Papers, ca. 1900s-1980s

Photographs, slides, correspondence, family papers, and printed ephemera from Jacque B. Jacobsen, his wife Ann Dresmal, and other family members. Jacobsen was a Chicago painter and photographer active from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.

Jan Erkert and Dancers.: Jan Erkert and Dancers records, 1976-2000

Jan Erkert founded "Jansdances" in 1979 as a vehicle for her own works. The company evolved to Jan Erkert & Dancers and explored collaboration with other types of artists and dance presentations. Records are mostly audiovisual (video) but also includes awards, clippings, newsletters, and photographs.

Jennings, Francis, 1918-2000 : Francis Jennings Papers, ca. 1940-2000

Colonial historian and former director of the Newberry Library D'Arcy McNickle Center, 1976-1981, who after a teaching and union activities in Philadelphia, and investigation by the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities, returned to graduate school, received in Ph.D. in history in 1965, and began a distinguished academic career. Jenning's first book, The Invasion of America, published in 1975, explored the violence and brutality of European settlement. Jenning's papers include correspondence, writings, subject files, course papers from the 1950's, bibliographies, and much other material.

Johnson, Carol: Carol Johnson Chicago portrait photographs, 1860-1900

Twenty-five unidentified nineteenth century cabinet photographs of babies, children, adults and weddings taken by Chicago photographers. Also, one CD titled "Carol Johnson," which are individual jpg digitized images of the photographs (front and back), and a pdf document that is an amalgamation of the photographs (front and back, and captioned).

Johnson, Kenneth O.: Kenneth O. Johnson Papers, 1931-1985

One original calligraphic manuscript by KOJ, a lettering artist for several design firms in Chicago; correspondence, cards, and envelopes exchanged with other calligraphers; some printed ephemera.

Jordan, John Ward: John W. Jordan Letters, 1892-1901

Letters from Col. John Ward Jordan, Louisville, Ky., to his nephew Scott of Chicago, mainly concerning Jordan and Ward family history.

Judson, Clay, 1892-1960: Clay Judson Papers, 1800-1966

Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.

Judson, Clay, 1892-1960: Clay Judson Papers – Additions, 1839-1960

Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun Locks of the Panama Canal.

Judson, William V., (William Voorhees), 1865-1923: William Voorhees Judson Papers, 1888-1947

Correspondence, manuscript works, documents, drafts, reprints, maps, charts and photographs relating to William Voorhees Judson, military officer, army engineer, political writer and speaker, and military attaché in Russia in 1917. Collection contains much material concerning the Russian Revolution, most of which has been published in Russia in War and Revolution; General William V. Judson's Accounts from Petrograd, 1917-1918, edited by Neil V. Salzman, Kent State University Press, 1998.

Just, Robert H., 1875-: Robert H. Just Music Manuscripts, ca. 1900-1943

Music manuscripts of Robert H. Just, German-American composer, violinist, and educator. Just was born in Berlin in 1875 and emigrated with his family to Chicago in 1885, where he studied violin at the Chicago Musical College. He taught at the Quincy (Ill.) Music Conservatory, The Chicago Conservatory, and the Metropolitan Conservatory in Chicago, as well as in Memphis Tennessee, and Wichita Kansas. Among his solo instrument, chamber, symphonic, and vocal works is a series of "Nine Songs of Sappho," set to the poetry of John Myers O'Hara.

Karrow, Robert W.: Robert Karrow Research Papers, 1980-1990

Primarily of photocopies of printed and archival material relating to the U. S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (1869-1884), its director, George M. Wheeler, other staff of the survey, and to the use of the electric telegraph for longitude determination in the 19th century. Also seminar papers and notes, 1986-1988.

Keele, Harold M.: Harold M. Keele Scrapbook, 1901-1929

Scrapbook of Mr. H.M. Keele, a native of Monticello, IL who attended Brown University from 1919-1920 and University of Illinois from 1920-1923. Mr. Keele later became a laways and district states attorney in Chicago and was assigned to racketeering cases. The scrapbook includes photographs; drawings and school papers; ephemera from Monticello High School, Brown University, and the University of Illinois; and newspaper clippings pertaining to various topics, such as Harold Keele's wedding, his time at U of I, and his appointment as Assistant U.S. District Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.

Keep the Home Fires Burning Club.: Keep the Home Fires Burning Club Records, 1943-1946

Club formed in Chicago during World War II, the purpose of which was to "cheer folks at home and keep up morale." The club often sent care packages of food or candy to servicemen overseas. Includes letters from servicemen, a few photographs, club minutes, and membership and dues lists.

Kelly, James, 1962-: James Kelly Choreography Project Memorabilia, 1993-1997

Native San Diegan dancer James Kelly worked in Chicago from 1990 to 1997 as founder and artistic director of the James Kelly Choreography Project, establishing a company whose style was a blend of jazz, ballet and contemporary dance. Small collection of printed memorabilia includes newsletters, posters, programs, and a press kit. Also, four videocassettes of local performances.

Kendall, Milo, 1819-1905: Milo Kendall Papers, 1798-1925

Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.

Kendall, Nathan R.: Nathan Kendall and Abby J. Reed Kendall Papers, 1842-1912

Correspondence, writings, documents of Nathan Kendall and wife Abby J. Reed Kendall of Massachusetts, Indiana and Illinois, including many letters to each other before and after marriage in 1857, as well as numerous letters to and from members of their families, friends and former students. Some correspondence and documents concern travel to California begun in 1849.

Kilbourn, Ruth: Ruth Kilbourn Papers, ca. 1947-1949

Small collection of memorabilia, photographs and performance programs and announcements of Ruth Kilbourn, who ran a dance studio in Chicago, Illinois, in the 1940s. Includes a pair of toe shoes

Kincaid, Dean: Dean Kincaid Papers, 1982-ca. 2000

Copies of correspondence and documents relating to Dean Kincaid's dismissal from teaching at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago in 1983. Also includes a history of the Conservatory.

King, Charles, 1844-1933: King, Charles. Letter to Mr. Stoddard, Milwaukee, ca. December 26, 1895

One letter, possibly from writer-soldier Charles King of Milwaukee, to someone possibly employed at the Tribune, beginning, "Dear Mr. Stoddard, Yesterday I sent back a big batch of proofs and at 9 this morning came five slips which go at once. You will see that I have thus far cut out nine pages by slashing here & there...."

Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894: Joseph Kirkland Papers, 1842-1939

Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.

Kitchell, Iva, 1908-1983: Iva Kitchell Papers, 1926-1984

Six scrapbooks and large folder of loose material relating to the dance and performance career of Iva Kitchell. Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, reviews, advertising material, memorabilia and other miscellaneous items that cover Kitchell’s life, from her affiliation with the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet in 1926 to her retirement from an international stage career as a satiric dance mime in 1961. Also, a 1984 catalog of an exhibition of the paintings by her husband Stokely Webster, which contains a number of portraits of Kitchell.

Kittredge, William A., (William Albion), 1891-1945: William A. Kittredge Papers, 1907-1952

Chicago designer and author on design, Director of Design and Typography for the R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. of Chicago from 1922-1945. Largely a collection of printed ephemera selected to exemplify the best design of the twentieth century, this collection also includes a few original designs by Kittredge, some correspondence with other designers (most notably Rockwell Kent, Rudolph Ruzicka, Edward A. Wilson, D.B. Updike, and Edward Penfield), and extensive samples of Kittredge's printed products. In this last category there are a few items that pre-date 1922; the remainder is material assembled by Kittredge while in Chicago, 1922-1945.

Koesun, Ruth Ann: Ruth Ann Koesun papers, 1934-1977

Ruth Ann Koesun was born in Chicago and studied dance with Chicago teachers Edna Lucile Baum and Bentley Stone and Walter Camryn. She joined American Ballet Theatre in 1946, and retired from ABT as principal dancer in 1969. Papers include programs, publicity, and films highlighting Koesun's dance career.

Kogan, Herman: Herman Kogan Papers, ca.1869-1985

Works, professional correspondence, and photographs of Chicago journalist and corporate historian Herman Kogan.

Kolling, Harold, 1920-2011: Harold Kolling Papers / Harold Kolling Century of Progress Collection, 1930-2000

Materials related to Harold Kolling and his family. Kolling (1920-2011) was a historian who received his Ph.D. from The University of Chicago and taught at various universities; his longest tenure was at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. The papers include extensive correspondence with family members and students, and materials from his experience at the University of Chicago and working for Chicago Historian Bessie Louise Pierce. Kolling also visited the Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair in both 1933 and 1934, and kept a diary and a substantial amount of memorabilia from the fair.

Korngold, Ralph, 1882-1964: Ralph Korngold Papers, 1867-1994

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.

Kramer, Dale, 1936-: Dale Kramer papers, 1930-1966

Journalist, biographer, and literary historian. Kramer's papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and five Chicago notebooks containing a record of his research and some correspondence of literary figures for his book Chicago Renaissance (1966), about the Chicago Literary Renaissance of the early 20th century.

Kramer, Sidney, 1911-1961: Sidney Kramer Papers, 1934-1946

Letters, research material and works by book dealer and publisher Kramer, perhaps best known for his monumental work, A History of Stone & Kimball and Herbert S. Stone & Co. with a bibliography of their publications, 1893-1905.

Krapp, George Philip, 1872-1934: George Philip Krapp diaries, 1890-1897

Diaries of American scholar and university professor George Philip Krapp, kept while a student at Wittenberg College and on a trip to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Diaries provide full descriptions of the fair and Chicago, together with interesting reflections on student life and Krapp's decision to pursue scholarship.

Krassner School of Theatre Arts.: Krassner School of Theatre Arts Records, 1906-1997

Documents, photographs and artifacts reflecting the history of the dance and theater schools founded and run by the Chicago Krassner sisters, both in Illinois and California, from 1924 to 1978. Includes letters, announcements, clippings, cue cards, instruction sheets and scripts, programs, miscellaneous memorabilia and a large collection of photographs. Also, a history of the Krassner schools by the son of Blossom Krassner, Paul J. Hartman, and artifacts consisting of a videocassette, two maracas and a tambourine.

Krawiec, Walter, 1889-1982: Walter Krawiec Political Cartoons, ca. 1950-1960s

Five political cartoons by artist Walter Krawiec that were most likely meant for publication in the Chicago Polish Daily News.

La Capria, Vincenzo: Vincenzo La Capria Papers, 1917-1954

Music (mostly manuscript) and a few miscellaneous biographical materials and notes of composer Vincenzo La Capria, who immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1916 and taught music in the Chicago area. Also clippings about his wife, soprano Vanda La Capria.

Labhan, Marvin F.: Marvin F. Labahn papers, 1949-2004

Dance periodicals, recordings, convention programs, books, and ephemera relating to square dance collected by square dance caller Marvin Labahn.

Lamb family: Lamb Family Papers, 1812-1931

Mainly papers of Joseph and Hannah Talbot Lamb, who relocated from Stoughton, Mass. to Lake County, Ill., in 1839. Consists of Hannah Talbot’s record of deaths, 1812-1841, and Joseph Lamb’s 1839 seven-page diary of his trip from Stoughton to Lake County. Also, a book of his shoemaking business accounts, as well as farming and general accounts, 1831-1859, which includes a grid-plan of his orchard listing many varieties of mid-nineteenth century apples; documents relating to the U.S. post office the Lambs operated in Whittier, Warren Township, in the 1870s; a hand-written will of son Nahum Lamb, 1912; and two other miscellaneous twentieth-century documents.

Lang, Joyce: Joyce Lang papers, 1940-2008

Joyce Petrik Lang, Chicago dancer and daughter of a dancer, studied under many famous Chicago dance teachers and was on the faculty of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, serving as regional director. She opened her first studio in 1956, teaching in Naperville for 22 years and in Brookfield for 17 years. Her collection includes clippings, information about Chicago-area dance companies, correspondence, photographs, and programs.

Langley, Roy, 1909-1983: Roy Langley Papers, 1909-1981

Calligrapher and artist who studied at the School of the Art Institute, and who worked an art instructor in Iowa before becoming Director of the Sioux City Art Museum. Collection includes notes, course papers, photos, correspondence, and examples of Langley's work, including book jackets, menus, brochures, and certificates.

LaRayne School of Dancing (Chicago, Ill.).: LaRayne School of Dancing Memorabilia, 1930-1947

Published and mimeographed ballet, tap and novelty dance routines, probably belonging to the LaRayne School of Dancing and/or choreographers and teachers Marion Freeman, Jack Manning and the Del-Wrights. Includes catalogs for the yearly conventions of the Chicago Association of Dancing Masters, 1930-1936, and for summer sessions at the Chicago Teachers College, 1939-1947. Also, the script for a children’s musical play.

Lardner, John, 1912-1960: John Lardner Papers, ca. 1900-2001

Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.

Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 : Ring Lardner Papers, 1805-2003

Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.

LaRue, Mervin W., 1918-2005: Mervin W. LaRue Papers, ca. 1930-1934

A scrapbook put together by Mervin W. LaRue that contains newspaper and magazine clippings relating to the Century of Progress World's Fair held in Chicago in 1933. Also included in the papers are several negatives and photographs (ca. 1930-1934) and one copy of the Chicago Daily News' 1933 World's Fair Photogravure Issue.

Lauder, Val: Val Lauder Papers, 2012-2013

Proof copy and final draft of The Back Page, by former Chicago Daily News columnist and feature writer Valarie (Val) Lauder.

Law Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Law Club (Chicago, Ill.). Records, 1930-1989

Minutes, membership applications and other member information, yearbooks, papers delivered, and other records of this Chicago social club. The brainchild of Eugene Prussing, the club was founded in 1883 as an organization for young lawyers. It soon became a prestigious group known for its entertainments and has counted such prominent figures as Adlai Stevenson and Kenesaw Mountain Landis among its members.

Lawson, Victor Fremont, 1850-1925: Victor Lawson Papers, ca.1860-1931

Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.

League of Property Owners of Chicago.: League of Property Owners of Chicago. Ledger and Minutes, 1950-1961

Manuscript ledger and minutes of the League of Property Owners of Chicago, 1950-1961.

Leahy, William, 1935-2010: William J. Leahy Papers, 1967-2010

Short fiction, poetry, and journalism of Chicago-based writer William Leahy. Most of his writing is based in Irish, South Side Chicago neighborhoods. Additionally, there are video and radio recordings.

Lederer, William L.: William Lederer Papers, 1959-2013

Chicago playwright and nephew of Studs Cunningham, upon whom James T. Farrell based the main character of his Studs Lonigan trilogy. Included are Lederer's original plays, screenplays, novel, novella, and poetry. Contains biographical statement, articles, clippings, and reviews. Also eight letters from James T. Farrell to Lederer, 1972-1973, and one letters from Marshall Brooks, 2004.

Lee, Agnes, 1868-1939: Agnes Lee-Edgar Lee Masters Papers, 1919-1933

35 letters from Edgar Lee Masters to Agnes Lee (Mrs. Otto Freer), one typed poem and one galley sheet.

LeMoyne, John V., 1828-1918: John V. LeMoyne Papers, 1851-1889

Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsyvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.

Lévy, Heniot, 1879-1945: Heniot Lévy Papers, 1879-1946

Music manuscripts and some additional material for this Chicago pianist, composer, and educator. Lévy taught at the American Conservatory in Chicago and composed vocal music, orchestral works, and works for piano, organ, and string quartet. The collection also includes two photographs and an opera synopsis by Hazel Johnson.

Levy, Ruth: Ruth Levy Dance photographs, 1970-1974

Levy, who performed as a dancer with the Pavley/Oukrainsky Ballet Company, received a masters degree in photography at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1972. This collection includes her negatives, proof sheets, and glossy prints of dancers in several companies, including the Alvin Ailey City Center Dance Theater, the American Ballet Theatre, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Joffrey Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Ruth Page Chicago Ballet among others. Some of these photographs were exhibited at the Chicago Public Library in 1974.

Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949: Lloyd Lewis Papers, 1886-1985

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.

Lewis, Louise, 1895-1986: Lewis Family Papers, 1775-1977

Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.

Lewis, Lucia: Lucia Lewis artifacts and memorabilia, 1955-1962

Artifacts belonging to Lucia Lewis, Chicago Daily News travel editor. Consists mainly of awards given to Lewis, with membership cards and some memorabilia.

Little Room (Chicago, Ill.).: Little Room Records, 1898-1931

Business records of the Little Room, an early twentieth century Chicago social club composed of artists, writers, musicians, etc., including correspondence, memorabilia and membership material.

Luick, Lars: Lars Luick Papers, 1972-2008

Luick, a Chicago photographer, has been published in Ballet News and Dance Magazine. This collection of his work includes photographs of Balanchine's funeral, the Boitsov Classical Ballet Company, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Also includes framed and loose photographs and works of art and collages, cassettes, and slides.

Lundgren, Harriet, 1907-1996: Harriet Lundgren Papers, 1917-1991

Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.

Lutz, Adeline Louise: Lutz-Chamberlin Family Papers, 1844-1992

Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written when he was a student at Dartmouth and subsequently as an officer in the Civil War, plus letters of other Chamberlin family members, mostly through the 1860's. The Lutz correspondence consists of business correspondence of the 1860’s and mostly 20th century letters.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.: 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.

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.

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.

O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947: Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.

O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944: John Myers O’Hara Letters to John Hervey, 1914-1941

Six letters from John Myers O’Hara to his friend and occasional collaborator, John Hervey, mostly concerning his financial problems, his family and his writing.

O'Hara, John Myers, 1870-1944: John Myers O'Hara Papers, 1908-1942

Incoming correspondence and works of poet John Myers O'Hara. The bulk of correspondence is letters from poet Sara Teasdale, 1908-1914.

O'Reilly, Jane Elliott Sever: O'Reilly, Jane Elliott Sever. Letters from Chicago World's Fair Woman's Dormitory, July 1893

4 letters from Chicago World's Fair Woman's Dormitory written by Jane Elliott Sever O'Reilly in July 1893.

O'Shea, James: James O'Shea Papers, 1995-2011

Notebooks, meeting notes, memoranda, correspondence, reports, strategy documents, and other materials mainly from O’Shea’s tenure as editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times (2006-2008) and managing editor of the Chicago Tribune (2001-2006), containing considerable information about the merger of the two papers and its aftermath. Also materials relating to O’Shea’s founding and leadership of the Chicago News Cooperative; subject files, articles, and reports regarding the future of journalism; an edited manuscript copy of O'Shea’s published work, The Deal From Hell; and books on journalism and other topics.

Oakley, Horace Sweeney, 1861-1929: Horace Sweeney Oakley Papers, 1881-1929

Correspondence and papers of lawyer and civic leader Horace S. Oakley. Also photographs, memorabilia, writings, and materials relating to his work with The Orchestral Association in Chicago, the American Red Cross Commission to Macedonia, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Offen, Ron: James T. Farrell Centenary Committee Records, 2004-2005

Postcard responses supporting James T. Farrell's recognitions by the City of Chicago on the centenary of his birth. Also includes files containing correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials of Ron Offen, chairman of the James T. Farrell Centenary Committee, 2004-2005.

Olshansky, Eugene: Eugene Olshansky Photographs, 1935-1986

Photographs of productions staged by the Original Ballets Russes (aka the Ballet Russes du Col. W. de Basil) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo between 1935 and 1941, taken by Chicago businessman and balletomane Eugene Olshansky. Also, two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs, and several pieces of ephemera.

Olson, Christina, b. 1881: Christina Olson Papers, 1891-1918

Material relating to Chicago dancer Christina Olson, who at the age of twelve performed as a Turkish dancer in the Turkish Theater at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893. Includes music school diploma, hand-written documents concerning her employment and performances, her marriage certificate and a two photographs. Also, three items relating to the Exposition – a general ticket of admission, her passbook and a program for the Turkish Theater.

Orland, Henry, 1918-: Henry Orland Papers, 1913-2000

Music manuscripts, reel-to-reel tapes, radio scripts, correspondence, clippings, and programs of this Midwestern composer, critic, educator, and conductor. Orland was a literary and music critic for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and the musicology journal Music and Man; he also served as program director for Northwestern University's radio station, WNUR, and for the program "Facets of Music" for KFUO in St. Louis (tapes of which appear in the collection). His compositions include symphonies, concertos, songs, and other works.

Orr, 1890-: Carey Orr cartoons, 1915-1937

Sixteen political cartoons by Pulitzer Prize winning-artist Carey Orr.

Osgood, Amy: Amy Osgood Papers, 1980-1991, 1980-1991

Fifteen videotapes (3/4 inch, U-Matic) of performances and rehearsals by choreographer Amy Osgood and her dance company, Osgood Dances, which was active in Chicago from 1977 through 1987.

Osgood, Charles, 1941-: Charles Osgood Photographs, 1968-1998

Mainly 35 mm black and white photographic negatives taken by Chicago Tribune photographer Charles Osgood documenting Chicago scenes and events, 1970-1998. Also two boxes of negatives that Osgood saved from the garbage that were shot by other Tribune photographers and document the 1968 Democratic Convention and other events during 1968-1969.

Ott, Bertha: Bertha Ott Papers, 1915-1930

Business papers (including box office records), photographs, correspondence, programs and other materials of this Chicago concert impresario. Ott was secretary to the impresario F. Wight Neumann for 20 years; she continued his work after his death in 1924, managing concerts at the Auditorium, Playhouse, and a variety of other venues. Correspondence primarily regards Neumann's death and Ott's assumption of the job. Season announcements and some sheet music are also present.

Ottenstraer family: Ottenstraer Family Photographs, ca. 1885-ca. 1930

Photographs of three generations of the German American Ottenstraer family of Chicago, consisting mainly of individual and group shots, together with images of family homes, employees at the Mechanical Manufacturing Company, and members of the St. Ludwig Jaeger Ct. No. 247 Fife, Drum and Bugle Corps. Rudolph Otterstraer was born in Germany in 1844, and emigrated to the U.S. at about age 22, settled in Chicago where he worked for Armour and Company, and retired to Grand Haven, Michigan about 1906. His sons August and John lived their entire lives in Chicago, and another son, Rudolph Jr., lived in both Grand Haven and Chicago.

Otterström, Thorvald, 1868-1942 : Thorvald Otterström Papers, 1904-1952

Collection of sheet music, correspondence, photographs, programs, advertisements, reviews, and notes belonging to the Danish-born Chicago composer and teacher Thorvald Otterstrom. Sheet music includes Otterstrom's original published compositions, manuscripts, and notes, in addition to works that he arranged and ghostwrote for his contemporary composers. Photographs include portraits from 1910 until his death 1942. Otterstrom's correspondence regarding art, philosophy, music, and literature spans 1926 until 1942, with additional posthumous correspondence regarding his work.

Overton, George W., 1918-: George Overton Papers, ca. 1950-2004

Chicago lawyer, and political and social activist who helped start the American Foundation for Political Education in the late 1940's, WTTW in the late 1950's, and the Openlands Project in 1963. During the 1960's Overton also represented residents threatened by the proposed development of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Papers include correspondence (some with Adlai Stevenson), photographs, awards, and materials relating to Openlands, the American Foundation for Political Education, and his legal practice

P.C. Darrow Printing Co.: P.C. Darrow Printing Company collection, 1890-1909

Various materials including promotional pieces, letterheads, letterhead envelopes, calendars, and a circular relating to the P.C. Darrow Printing Company.

Page, Ruth, 1899-1991: Ruth Page Papers, 1892-1997

Personal papers of dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Materials include correspondence, choreographic and technical notes, address books, programs, press clippings and scrapbooks, journals writings, photographs, business records, audio recordings, and musical scores. Featured dance works include The Bells, Carmen, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Frankie and Johnny, and Billy Sunday.

Palette and Chisel Club.: Palette and Chisel Club Records, 1895-1976

Club founded in Chicago in 1895 with the objectives of fostering growth in the visual arts, providing space for artists to work, and enriching the community through programs of art education. Founding member, Charles J. Mulligan, was an assistant to Chicago sculptor Lorado Taft who rented part of his studio to the fledgling organization. Records include exhibit registers and scrapbooks containing photographs and clippings of the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts. NOTE: Letter of permission required from the director of the Palette and Chisel Club before viewing this collection.

Paretsky, Sara, 1947-: Sara Paretsky Papers, 1966-1993

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, clippings, publicity, and published books of the author of Chicago-based detective novels featuring V. I. Warshawski, a female private investigator.

Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-: Stanley Pargellis Papers, 1904-1968

Historian and fifth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1942-1962. Pargellis' papers consist of correspondence, reports, research notes, articles, speeches and photographs relating to his activities on behalf of the Newberry, other organizations with which he was affiliated, and his personal life and scholarly career.

Parish, Martha Ellen Luey: Parish Family Papers, 1884-1896

Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topics as electrification, the bicycling mania of the late 19th century, fires and fire insurance, and the remains of the World's Columbian Exposition. There are also several letters discussing an alcoholic brother.

Parker, Dorothy R. (Dorothy Ragon), 1927-: Dorothy R. Parker D'Arcy McNickle Research Papers, 1863-1989

Correspondence and writings of author and activist D'Arcy McNickle collected by Dorothy R. Parker during research for her book, Singing an Indian Song: A Biography of D'Arcy McNickle (1992). Other materials include project summaries, photographs, legal papers, passports, and documentary information.

Parsons, William E., 1872-1939: William Edward Parsons Papers, 1873-1992

Professional and personal materials and photographs of Chicago architect and city planner William Edward Parsons.

Parton, Mary Field, 1878-1969: Mary Field Parton-Clarence Darrow Papers,, 1909-1975

Material relating to the friendship between Clarence Darrow and journalist Mary Field Parton, which includes sixty-one of his letters to her, several other letters, short articles by Darrow, clippings, and photographs. Included are numerous transcripts of Darrow's letters, a biographical sketch of Parton, and excerpts from her journal that refer to Darrow, all done by Parton's daughter Margaret Parton (Hussey).

Payne, William Morton, 1858-1919 : William Morton Payne Papers, ca. 1850-1920

Correspondence, works, scrapbooks, and other personal materials pertaining to William Morton Payne's life as a literary critic, periodical editor, translator, and educator.

Pearson, Edward Hagelin: Edward Hagelin Pearson Papers, 1899-1973

Writings and research materials of this music historian. Focused on American opera in the early 1900s, the bulk of the collection concerns the soprano Edith Mason, with some material on composer Hamilton Forrest and soprano Mabel Garrison. Research materials include clippings, photographs and illustrations, correspondence, programs, and other documents.

Performing Arts Chicago.: Performing Arts Chicago Records, 1960-2000

First known (in 1959) as the Fine Arts Music Foundation, and later as Chamber Music Chicago, the group changed its name to Performing Arts Chicago to reflect a diversification of programming. Programming, performance, and financial files of the organization.

Petchenik, Barbara Bartz: Barbara Bartz Petchenik Papers, 1965-2003

Works, correspondence, and articles by and about cartographer Barbara Bartz Petchenik, who designed and produced the Newberry Library's Atlas of Early American History. In addition to that atlas, Petchenik worked at World Book Encyclopedia, improving their maps, and as senior sales representative for cartographic services at R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., Chicago.

Petersen, Alma Schmidt, 1894-1989: Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers, 1909-1970

Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a German soldier-admirer, 1914-1915. Topics include attitudes toward the impending war in Europe, the treatment of chronic illness, and the school and vacation experiences of a well-off young woman.

Petersen, Zika: Zika Petersen Papers, 1940-1990

Treasurer's records of the Chicago Chamber Music Society, and yearbooks, correspondence, yearbooks and other materials of the Fortnightly Club of Chicago, and other miscellaneous Chicago club material.

Peterson, William H. (William Hartin), 1921-2008: William H. Peterson Papers, 1891-2012

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American Peterson and Johnson families, as well as the Polish-American Hanley and Kotula families. There are also pictorial books and souvenirs from the 1893 and 1934 Chicago World’s Fairs.

Petrakis, Harry Mark: Harry Mark Petrakis Papers, ca. 1963-2003

Correspondence, manuscript drafts, manuscripts ,and awards of Chicago novelist Harry Mark Petrakis. Also letters and memorabilia from Mrs. Stella Petrakis.

Petrakis, Harry Mark: Harry Mark Petrakis Letters, 1982-2002

2 typed personal letters to Lucille Ashford from the author Harry Mark Petrakis. The first, dated December 14, 1982 discusses his recent surgery, the completion of his latest novel, and his California winter address. The second letter, dated November 11, 2002, is a letter of condolence on the death of Lucille Ashford's son Tom. Also included is a signed photograph of Petrakis.

Pfautsch, Shawn: Shawn Pfautsch Papers, 2012-2014

Drafts of the play "Season on the Line" by Chicago-based actor, writer, and musician Shawn Pfautsch. The play was first performed at the House Theatre of Chicago in September and October, 2014. Also includes outline cards for the play and the sheet music to "Jolly Is the Gale."

Pierson, Thomas C., 1922-2008: Thomas C. Pierson - John Alden Carpenter Research Papers, ca. 1910-ca. 2000

Papers relating to Professor Thomas C. Pierson's lifelong research on John Alden Carpenter, including his doctoral dissertation, unpublished monograph, articles and lecture notes, and research files. Research materials include chronological files, Carpenter's musical works and information about them; correspondence and other materials of family and friends; subject files regarding musical styles and other topics; reel to reel tapes and cassettes containing oral interviews with Carpenter's family and friends and performances of his works; and a few 33 rpm record albums.

Polish Women's Alliance of America.: Polish Women's Alliance of America Records, 1898-ca. 1979

Records of a national fraternal organization headquartered in Park Ridge, Illinois, for Polish-American women that provided insurance and other financial services for its members. Includes constitutions and bylaws, insurance applications, indexes and rosters, loan records and other materials providing individual genealogical information for Polish-American women.

Pond, Allen Bartlit, 1858-1929: Pond, Allen B. Letter to Irving K. Pond, Ann Arbor, July 13, 1875

Letter from Allen B. Pond to his borther Irving K. Pond discussing daily life and updates regarding family and friends.

Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894 : William Frederick Poole Papers, 1858-1894, bulk 1887-1894

Historian and compiler of Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, a founder of the American Library Association, and first librarian of the Newberry Library, 1887-1894. Poole's papers include his incoming and outgoing correspondence while librarian at the Newberry (much with prominent librarians and historians), and also reports, memoranda, booklists and invoices relating to Poole's Index and to Newberry acquisitions, Trustees, personnel, building design and reference questions.

Poore, Taylor: Taylor Poore Papers, 1904-1994

Original art work, correspondence, and printed pieces by designer, art director, and Carl Street Studio resident, Taylor Poore. Collection includes some family photographs and genealogical information, hand-painted alphabet cards, printed family holiday cards, recipes, and designs for corporations.

Portman, Diane Marsh: Diane Marsh Portman Papers, 1946-2009

Choreographic notes and notebooks, scripts, dance teaching materials, and some photographs of dancer/choreographer/actor/teacher Diane Portman, who also went by Diana Marsh, Diane Marsh, or Diane Meroff. Portman was an entertainer and dance teacher. Also includes professional headshots of Portman and her husband, Seymour Portman; framed photograph of the Portman home in Highland Park taken by daughter Chandra Portman; Inventory of recordings (tapes/records) by genre; an oversized publicity banner for Diane Portman Productions; a framed poster for Mary Poppins/The Spirit of Independance production, signed by the cast; and a framed collage of a Ruth Page Nutcracker production featuring Portman's students Margie Niederman and either Laura Mandel or Donna Parisi (according to Chandra Portman and Allison Clark).

Powell, Peter J., 1928-: Father Peter J. Powell Papers, 1957-2013

Papers of Father Peter J. Powell, Episcopal priest in charge of St. Augustine's Indian Center in Chicago since 1961, Cheyenne scholar, and longtime Newberry Library fellow. Papers include his correspondence from the 1970s and 1980s, personal correspondence, friends correspondence, Crow correspondence, and Lakota and Pawnee correspondence. Also includes files of persons related to his research and writing, Cheyenne distribution files, and files concerning his work, People of the Sacred Mountain.

Powell, Peter J., 1928-: St. Augustine's Center for American Indians Records, 1957-2010

Records of the Saint Augustine's Center for American Indians in Chicago, which provided casework and supportive services for the city’s Native American community, 1961-2006. The Center was founded by Father Peter J. Powell to offer social services to American Indian families newly arrived in Chicago as part of the BIA’s Indian Relocation Program. This federal program moved Indian families from the reservations to major cities, arranged for housing and jobs, and withdrew assistance after six months. The Center’s work grew, and in 1964 Saint Augustine's became the first Indian center to receive a War on Poverty grant to train Native American counselors and provide direct assistance to families. Additional services were later added including the Bo-Sho-Ne-Gee Drop-In Center to provide alcohol counseling, and the Indian Child Welfare and Operation Excel programs for youth. In 1973, Father Powell realized his goal to place the Center in Native American hands when he stepped down and was succeeded as Director by Amy Skenandore of the Stockbridge Muncee Nation of Wisconsin. Later directors included Matt Pilcher (Winnebago), Elmira McClure (Prairie-Band Potawatomi) and Arlene Williams (Oneida). By 2006 when intensive casework/counseling services were discontinued, three generations and over 6,000 different Native American families and individuals had been served. Since then the staff has worked with the homeless of all races in Uptown Chicago, offering meals, alcohol counseling, and a daily Holy Mass.

Preston, Keith, 1884-1927: Keith Preston Papers, 1915-1942

Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.

Prussing, Eugene E. (Eugene Ernst), 1855-1936: Eugene E. Prussing Papers, 1928-1980

Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.

Pryor, Ruth, 1906-2001: Ruth Pryor Memorabilia, 1923-1964

Scrapbook of Ballet dancer Ruth Pryor, born in Chicago in 1906, who began her career in vaudeville as half of the team of “Gardel and Pryor”. By 1929 she had become the premier danseuse of the Chicago Civic Opera, and appeared as the first American ballerina to be the Swan Queen in a special production of Swan Lake. The scrapbook includes many newspaper clippings, and a few articles and programs.

Pullman Company.: Pullman Car Works Records, 1857-1980

Photographs, employee indexes, reports, minutes, financial information, and other materials relating to the Pullman company, Pullman Inc., the Pullman Land Association, and the Town of Pullman, IL, transferred from the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society south of Chicago, IL.

Pullman Company.: Pullman Company Records, 1867-1981

Records of this railroad sleeping-car operator and manufacturer. The Pullman Company (originally Pullman's Palace Car Company) revolutionized rail travel, dramatically increased employment opportunities for African Americans who served as porters on its cars, and had a significant impact on the American labor movement. Records for the entire firm are included until the mid-1920s division into operating and manufacturing companies; after that date, records mainly chronicle the activities of the operating company. Included are voluminous individual employee records and labor relations documents; the records of individual Pullman cars (e.g., drawings, specifications, photographs); scrapbooks documenting nineteenth-century operations, including the Town of Pullman and the Strike of 1894; records of subsidiary and absorbed companies; administrative, legal, financial, and securities records; and much more.

Pynchon family: Pynchon Family Papers, 1856-1888

Family miscellany relating to Lucius K. Pynchon and Dr. Edwin Pynchon of Chicago. Includes medical diplomas, 1883 passport, property inventories from Buffalo and New Orleans, two letters, and three carte de visite photographs of family members.

Railroad Photograph Collection.: Railroad Photograph Collection, ca. 1868-1914

Two groups of railroad photographs, including 15 reproductions related to the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad, ca. 1868-1869, and 34 snapshots and postal cards of railroad men, engines, cars, stations and wrecks apparently taken in Wisconsin, ca. 1913-1914.

Rand McNally and Company.: Rand McNally and Company Records, 1856-1996

Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.

Rank, Frederick John: Frederick John Rank Papers, 1872-2013

The Frederick John Rank Papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain family correspondence, some of which relates to Rank's son's attempt for an assistant postmaster general appointment.

Ransom, Will, 1878-1955: Will Ransom Papers, 1883-1954

Printer, commercial artist, bibliographer and author of works on American printing history and private presses who did freelance work in lettering, design and typography before becoming art editor at the University of Oklahoma Press. Largely the correspondence between Ransom and members of the Anglo-American fine press movement between 1920 and 1950, together with printed ephemera from these presses, and detailed notes about their history and publications. There are also files on Ransom's own design and printing projects and biographical materials.

Rapp, Wilhelm, 1827-1907: Wilhelm Rapp Papers, 1846-1929

Correspondence, poetry, and clippings relating to Wilhelm Rapp, German emigre and editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.

Raster, Hermann, 1827-1891: Hermann Raster Papers, 1849-1940

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.

Raven Theatre: Raven Theatre Records, ca 1940-2015

Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.

Ravinia Festival Association.: Ravinia Festival Association Records,, 1903-1993

Correspondence, photographs, reports, and publicity relating to the Ravinia Festival, a summer music festival held at Ravinia Park in Highland Park, Illinois, since 1904 (non-continuous).

Rea, Robert Laughlin, 1827-1899: Robert Laughlin Rea papers, 1857-1860

Consists of: Deed of emancipation from James Oldham to "Emeline", July 13, 1857.--Letters to Dr. Robert L. Rea from his attorney J. Lee, pertaining to slave girl "Syrena", dated Nov. 28, 1857, Jan. 12, 1858, Apr. 29, 1858.--Letter to Dr. R. L. Rea, dated Nov. 11, 1858, signed: P. Bliss[?]--Agreement dated Mar. 16, 1859, signed: Julius Lee, atty for R. L. Rea; I. L. Alcom, aty. for H. H. [!] Johnson.--Receipt for professional services from R. L. Rea, dated Apr. 18, 1859, signed: Julius Lee.--Proceedings before the Hon. George H. Hilton, judge of the Hamilton county Probate court, at the court house in Cincinnati, Ohio, Apr. 26, 1859, in regard to the emancipation of a negro girl Syrena.--Deed of emancipation: R. L. Rea to Syrena Oldham, dated Apr. 26, 1859.--Letter to Dr. Rea, dated May 12, 1860, signed H. T. Johnson; together with copy of section 3, art. 9 of the laws of the state of Mississippi pertaining to the removal of slaves from the state for purposes of emancipation.--Copy of Dr. Rea’s reply to Hiram T. Johnson, dated June 25, 1860.

Realf, Richard, 1834-1878 : Richard Realf Letters and Poems, 1864-1865

Twenty-two letters of Richard Realf to Laura B. Merritt and her sister Marian Merritt Cramer of Chicago, written while in active service in the Illinois Eighty-eighth Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, 1864-1865. Also, two poems of Realf’s and a poem written by Marian Cramer.

Redstrom, Ruth Nelson, 1898-1988: Ruth Nelson Redstrom Papers, 1930-2011

Family histories of the Dahlgren and Redstrom families, correspondence, photographs, Greek menus and travelogues, and newspaper clippings of Ruth Nelson Redstrom's "One Woman's View" column. All materials relating to Ruth Nelson Redstrom, teacher and writer, from 1930 to transcriptions and reproductions from 2011.

Regnery, Henry: Henry Regnery Papers, 1952-1965

Founder and chairman of the board of the Henry Regnery Co., close friend of the South African poet, Roy Campbell, and publisher of the American editions of several of Campbell's works. Regnery's papers contain correspondence with Campbell, a few of Campbell's works, lecture promotional material, a photograph of Campbell, and reviews.

Renison, Herbert: Herbert Renison Papers, 1920-1940

Correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, printed music, financian and other records of this pianist and music educator. Renison was born in Argentina and studied at the Buenos Aires Conservatory before settling in Chicago. He was an instructor at the Sherwood Music School and active in the Society of American Musicians, and files related to both organizations are included in the papers. Also included are two tape recordings and a framed, autographed photograph of Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler.

Renslow, Chuck: Chuck Renslow dance photographs, ca. 1960-ca. 1980

Photographic prints and electronic files (CD and DVD) of the Illinois Ballet Company and dancer/artist Dom Orejudos by professional photographer Chuck Renslow.

Reynolds, William, 1847-1934: Reynolds-McBride Family Papers, 1866-2000

Correspondence of the Reynolds family who emigrated from Ireland to Manchester, England in 1849, and their descendents who settled in the Chicago area. Collection contains significant material of one of these descendents, Anita McBride, who was an aspiring writer. Her materials include drafts of short stories, papers pertaining to an unpublished "as-told-to" memoir of retired police detective Ed Carmody called "Chicago Cop," and diaries spanning 1972 to 1999.

Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939: Wallace Rice Papers, 1779-1939

Correspondence, almost all addressed to Chicago author, anthologist and lecturer Wallace Rice with a few outgoing letters; also many examples of his works, and a miscellany of associated material including a small collection of photographs.

Ricketts, C. L. (Coella Lindsay), 1859-1941: C.L. Ricketts Collecting Papers, 1892-1941

Notes by Chicago calligrapher and engrosser Ricketts on the calligraphic manuscripts and writing books from his collection, some of which was acquired by the Newberry Library in 1941.

Rideout, Walter B.: Walter Rideout-Sherwood Anderson Research Papers, ca. 1898-ca. 1998

Correspondence, interviews, and writings re: Sherwood Anderson, together with photographs of Anderson and his family, memorabilia re Anderson and his association with Clyde, Ohio, and issues of the Winesburg Eagle.

Riverview Amusement Park (Chicago, Ill.).: Haugh, Dolores. Riverview Amusement Park Collection, 1904-1975

Riverview Park archival records, including correspondence, accounts, publicity materials, concession contracts, minutes and reports, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and advertising materials, salvaged by Dolores Haugh from the abandoned park office one week before it burned down. Reports, minutes, correspondence, and other documents date mainly from the early years of the park. Advertising materials, clippings, and photographs are mainly from the last decades of park operation. There is information about rides and concessions, including the famous "Bobs," events like the Riverview Ramble and Mayor William Hale Thompson's 1920s outings for school children, staff members, and the general operation of the park. Also materials gathered by Haugh for her newspaper articles in the Arlington "Day" and her book, Riverview Amusement Park (2004).

Rizzo, Matt, 1913-1987: Matt Rizzo Papers, ca. 1940s-2002

Typescript essays and a treatise (some in Braille) by Matt Rizzo, Chicago philosopher/writer who was blinded in a robbery at age 22. Collection also includes photo-reproductions of Rizzo with son Charlie and guide dogs, a news clipping about Rizzo's life, audiocassettes of Rizzo dictating parts of his works, a Perkins Brailler, and Rizzo's two Brailling slates with an accompanying stylus for writing Braille.

Roberts, Stella: Stella Roberts Papers, ca. 1959-1978

Stella Roberts (1899-1988) was a professor of music theory and composition at the American Conservatory of Music for 55 years. She was a student of famed musical pedagogue Nadia Boulanger, and co-wrote "A Handbook of Modal Counterpoint" (New York: Free Press, 1967) with Irwin Fischer. Along with classes in Harmony, Theory, and Musicology, Roberts also taught extensively on Contemporary Music. Papers include course outlines, lesson plans, musical examples for teaching, and speeches. Four lectures were recorded on reel-to-reel tape.

Robuck, Lola Carter: Lola Carter Robuck Papers, ca. 1930-1970

Correspondence, clippings, programs, photographs, and memorabilia of a Chicago pianist and poet. Robuck was active in many arts clubs in Chicago and, later, in Los Angeles, including the Chicago Musical Arts Club (which she founded), the Chicago Women's Club, the Poets Forum, the Women's Club of Hollywood, and others. Programs, documents, and correspondence regarding these organizations are included in the collection. Also included are memorabilia and sheet music of Chicago composers B. Bristow Owsley and Rudolph Ganz, and material on singer Belle Forbes Cutter.

Rock, Martin J., 1919-2011: Martin J. Rock Papers, 1947-1995

Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.

Roden, Carl B. (Carl Bismarck), 1871-1956: Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole Research Papers, 1852-1956

Correspondence, writings and research materials assembled by Chicago Public Library chief librarian, Carl B. Roden. Research materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications concerning or authored by William F. Poole.

Rodger, John, 1735-1812: Rodgers Family Papers, 1773-1925

Correspondence, essays, financial and legal documents, genealogies, journals, newspaper clippings, and four photographs relating to the Rodgers family, descendents of Rev. John Rodger (1735-1812). The papers document the life of an American pioneer family in Virginia, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, New Mexico, and California, and cover topics such as farming life, homestead claims, politics, livestock and grain industries, and religion. There is an overland journal penned by Andrew Rodgers, Jr., 1845, who traveled to Oregon and was killed in the Whitman massacre of 1847. Other family names include Davidson, Graham, Ireland, and Letcher.

Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 : Bruce Rogers Papers, 1902-1951

Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.

Romaine, Paul, 1906-1986: Paul Romaine Papers, 1880-1986

Correspondence and papers of Milwaukee and Chicago bookseller and bon vivant Paul Romaine. Also photographs, memorabilia, diaries, clippings, writings (of Romaine and others), plus items relating to theater, music, political events and persons who interested Romaine.

Rosemont, Franklin: Franklin and Penelope Rosemont Collection of IWW Publications and Ephemera, 1905-2005

Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.

Rosemont, Franklin: Franklin W. Rosemont Papers, ca. 1985-2008

Book reviews, flyers, articles, and photographs relating to the Charles H. Kerr Company and surrealism-related events in Chicago.

Rosemont, Franklin: Franklin Rosemont-Haymarket Research Papers, 1877-1993

Research notes, photocopies, drafts, proofs, photographs, and correspondence comprising the papers used to research and produce the Haymarket Scrapbook, edited by Franklin Rosemont and Dave Roediger (Charles H. Kerr Pub. Co., 1986). Also materials related to the activities commemorating the centennial of the 1886-1887 Haymarket Affair.

Rosemont, Henry: Henry Rosemont Typographical Union Collection, ca. 1920s-1979

A variety of files concerning the Chicago Typographical Union (Local 16), and its parent organization the International Typographical Union, compiled by the Union's unofficial historian, Henry Rosemont. Includes ephemera, manuscript and printed materials relating to the union activities, Rosemont's research notebooks about unions and union history, and information about other labor and trade groups. There is extensive information about the Chicago newspaper strike of 1947-1949.

Rosenthal, Samuel R.: Rosenthal/Mardersteig Collection, 1954-1994

Correspondence and subject files relating to Samuel R. Rosenthal’s collection of the work of Giovanni Mardersteig (1892-1977) and his Officina Bodoni press (1923-1977).

Ross, Sherwood, 1933-: Sherwood Ross Papers, 1956-2014

Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.

Rowley, Mrs.: Rowley Family Journals, 1851-1887

Two journals by Mrs. Rowley of the Chicago area, including descriptions of family and farming life, and various trips to Chicago and elsewhere.

Royko, Mike, 1932-1997: Mike Royko Papers, 1934-1997

Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago, and for winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1972 for commentary.

Rubovits, Norma: Norma B. Rubovits Papers, 1800s-2009

Professional files and decorated, especially marbled papers assembled by Chicago paper artist Norma B. Rubovits. The specimen papers include about 1200 marbled by Ms. Rubovits herself and about as many marbled sheets that she acquired by exchange from other artists. Also here, many antique marbled endpapers salvaged from bindery waste.

Rudolph, Alexander J., (Alexander Joseph), -1917: Alexander J. Rudolph Papers, 1903-1917

Assistant librarian of the Newberry from 1894-1911 and creator of the Rudolph Continuous Indexer (found in the Reference and Bibliographical Center of the Newberry). Rudolph's papers include correspondence with the Board of Trustees regarding claims against the library (1913) and correspondence and clippings concerning the Venezuela Controversy and Panama Canal (1903-1917).

Ruff, Allen, 1949-: Allen Ruff Papers, 1855-1997

Publications and working papers of Ruff, mostly in preparation for his book "We Called Each Other Comrade": Charles H. Kerr and Company, Radical Publishers (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997). The bulk of the material is photocopied documents used in research.

Ruggles, Rudy Lamont: Rudy L. Ruggles Papers, 1949-1985

Chicago attorney, Newberry trustee, and American history and literature collector who donated his collection to the Newberry in 1985. Ruggles' papers consist of miscellaneous materials related to the Newberry and the Board of Trustees, and catalogue sheets for the Ruggles Collection.

Ruth Page Foundation.: Ruth Page Foundation Records, 1989-2013

Records of the Ruth Page Foundation, a cultural non-profit organization committed to the education, promotion, and presentation of dance in Chicago. Founded by Ruth Page in 1970, the Foundation continues to support a number of dance initiatives. Includes administrative, personnel, financial, and publicity materials for both the Foundation and the Ruth Page School of Dance.

Ryder, Theodora Sturkow, 1876-: Theodora Sturkow Ryder Papers, 1890-1962

Chicago composer, concert pianist, and teacher who was an important figure in the city's musical scene from the late 19th century into the 1940s. Her papers include her diaries (including full descriptions of the World's Columbian Exposition), letters, musical compositions, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, recordings, and other materials.

Ryerson, Edward L., 1854-1928: Edward L. Ryerson Autograph Book, 1871

Edward L. Ryerson, Sr. (1854-1928) was the youngest son of Joseph and Ellen Ryerson. He was educated in Chicago and at Yale University. The autographers appear to come from all over the United States.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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.

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 Studio.: Stone-Camryn Studio Records, 1922-1984

Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone and became one of the most successful American 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.

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.

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.

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.

Tallmadge, Abby Louise: Abby Louise Tallmadge Papers, ca. 1860-1952

Correspondence to Abby L. Tallmadge from fellow scholars regarding her work on Jane Austen, a few manuscript copies of her scholarly work, a family scrapbook and printed material relating to the architectural work of her brother, Thomas Eddy Tallmadge.

Tanner, Helen Hornbeck: Helen Hornbeck Tanner Papers, ca. 1970-2001

History files from the Atlas of Great Lakes History, correspondence, personal files, photographs, 2 newsclipping volumes and 11 boxes transferred from the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian containing Indian Claims Commission and other court case exhibits.

Tassin, Pepe: Newberry Library Postcard Collection, 1898-1945

Collection of postcards with images of the Newberry Library, most mailed with messages to addressees, dating mainly from 1898-1915. Several copies of a later postcard with postmarks dating from 1939 to 1945, shows the Newberry Library, the John Crerar Library, the Harper Memorial Library, and the Chicago Public Library.

Taylor, Elbert O., (Elbert Ozial), 1843-: Elbert Ozial Taylor Papers, 1880-1893

Sermons and other miscellaneous religious and career-related materials of the University of Chicago graduate, Baptist minister, and notable national temperance lecturer, Reverend Elbert Ozial Taylor.

Taylor, Graham, 1851-1938: Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.

Taylor, Harriet, -1931: Harriet Taylor Papers, 1867-1935

Newberry Library Genealogy Department supervisor, 1900-1931, and heraldry specialist. Taylor's papers consist of diaries, correspondence, biographical notes, financial records, photographs, estate papers and obituaries relating to her personal life and her work at the Newberry, and include her Finance Book" of investments and her "Bulletin Book" of administrative memoranda."

Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905 : Theodore Thomas Papers, 1852-1926

Correspondence, mainly incoming, of Theodore Thomas, the first conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and his wife Rose Fay Thomas; photographs of musicians; and a small collection of miscellaneous material relating to the Thomases.

Thompson, Fred, 1900-1987: Fred W. Thompson Papers, ca.1900-1990

Correspondence, writings, publications, photographs, etc. of Fred W. Thompson, I.W.W. official and historian, and president of the Charles H. Kerr Company. A radical in his native Canada, Thompson came to the United States and joined the I.W.W. in 1922 and remained an active member for over 65 years. He joined a Kerr Co. rescue effort in the 1970s. There is considerable correspondence with Wobblies, some addressed to Franklin H. Rosemont, and also photographs of union members.

Thornburgh, Daniel Eston: Daniel Thornburgh - Curtis MacDougall Research Papers, 1975-1989

Correspondence, research notes, drafts, and other materials relating to Thornburgh's 1980 Indiana University Ed.D. dissertation on Curtis MacDougall.

Tia Chucha Press.: Tia Chucha Press Records, 1989-1999

Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.

Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944: Eunice Tietjens Papers, 1898-1944

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.

Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944: Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs.

Tomes, William Austin, Jr., 1894-1975: William Austin Tomes, Jr. Papers, 1892-2009

Correspondence, publications, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to William A. Tomes, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army’s 27th Division during World War I.

Torn, Jerry: Jerry Torn Dance Sketches and Memorabilia, 1981-1984

Artist Jerry Torn graduated from the University of Iowa and taught at Loyola University. His collection includes graphite drawings, photographs, and audiocassette interviews with dancers Greg Begley, Randy Duncan, and Rory Foster.

Town and Country Arts Club.: Town and Country Arts Club Records, 1944-2007

Records of the Town and Country Arts Club of Chicago, previously known as the Art Study Class and the North Shore Arts Club. Conceived in 1932 and continuing to the present, the group meets “to study the great world arts that have gone before, to assist in their preservation for future generations, and to encourage the arts of the present day.” Records include president’s books, minutes, reports, membership rosters and attendance records, directories, presentations, photographs, histories, and other material.

Towner, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William), 1921-1992: Lawrence W. Towner Papers, 1948-1989

American colonial historian and sixth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1962-1986, who during his tenure expanded research and education programs, enlarged the library's physical space, and inaugurated development activities. Towner's papers include correspondence, reports, research notes, articles, speeches and publications relating to Newberry personnel, collections, conferences, departments, events, gifts, property and trustees, as well as to his pre-Newberry and non-Newberry activities.

Tree, Lambert, 1832-1910 : Lambert Tree Papers, 1821-1933

Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.

Trimmer, Charles McKendree: Charles McKendree Trimmer Scrapbook, 1860-1889

Music teacher, choral director and composer. Scrapbook containing correspondence, programs, clippings, advertisements relating to Trimmer's education at the Northwestern Normal Academy of Music in Bloomington, Illinois, 1865-1868, his posts as a principal at the Musical Institute at Normal, Illinois, and at various teaching and principal positions, institutes, and concerts in Illinois (including Chicago). Trimmer apparently lived many years in Chicago.

Troy, Leander: Leander Troy-James T. Farrell Papers, 1932-2004

Materials by and about James T. Farrell, collected by his friend, Rev. Leander Troy, including published and unpublished articles, columns, reviews and stories, together with copies of letters to Farrell from such individuals as Russell Baker, Pearl S. Buck, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson and Adlai E. Stevenson, plus notes, obituaries and other memorabilia.

True, Alison: Alison True - Chicago Reader Records, 1979-2007, 1979-2007

Administrative files of Chicago Reader editor Alison True, including production notes, letters, photographs, style manuals, surveys, and a collection of monographs by Reader contributors (both on staff and freelance). Also includes a box of materials realting to the proposed redesign of the paper in 2003-2004, and one oversize folder of original artwork submitted to the paper.

Trumbull, Florence, 1881-1954: Trumbull Family Papers, 1876-1990

Correspondence, diaries and photographs of the Trumbull family of Chicago from 1876 until 1956. The collection gives candid insight into the lives of the young Trumbull sisters while studying music in Vienna through their letters home to Chicago. The most sizeable contribution of correspondence comes from prolific letter-writer Florence Trumbull, who wrote regularly to her sisters and mother, Mary Elizabeth Foster Trumbull, over the course of five decades.

Tucker, Dan, 1925-: Dan Tucker Papers, ca.1949-2013

Composer Dan Tucker worked for the Chicago Herald-American, Chicago's American, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune as a music reviewer, editor, and editorial page writer. His musical works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, CSO, His Majesties Clerkes, for the Bicentennial, and other venues and occasions. Additions include scrapbooks of clippings, articles, and programs; typescripts; correspondence; musical scores, and a card file box of addresses and phone numbers. Also received Tucker's iMac, which stores his musical notation software (Finale) and music files, a DVD, a VHS, CDs, and cassette recordings of his works.

Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990: Mark Turbyfill Papers, 1911-1985

Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.

Ullmann, Margaret: Margaret Ullman Writings, 1894-1956

Typewritten essays presented at meetings of the Winnetka Fortnightly, 1930's-1950's, an essay presented to the Mary Noble Club in Kenwood, ca. 1905, plus a scrapbook of childhood poetry and a literary newspaper dating from 1894, some collected early poetry (collected in 1914), volumes of verse written during the 1920's, copies of her poetry published in the Chicago Daily News and the Ladies' Home Journal.

Underwood, Muriel: Muriel Underwood papers, 1950-1977

Correspondence (some calligraphy), clippings, printed ephemera, notes on phone calls, etc. concerning the 50th anniversary publication of the Society of Typographic Arts and other projects, such as reprinting the STA's Book of Oz Cooper : an appreciation of Oswald Bruce Cooper; correspondents include Robert Borja, Thea Wheelwright of Bond Wheelwright Co., Susan Scott and Paula ThompSon of Wexford Press.

United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.: Chicago Lakefront and River Photographs, ca. 1890

58 prints of Chicago lakefront and river scenes, found in a manila envelope marked: “Prints from glass negatives produced by the Corps of Engineers c. 1890; originals now with the Chicago Maritime Society.”

United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs.: Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Relocation Records,, 1936-1975

Photographs, promotional brochures, statistics, clippings, etc., dating mainly from 1956 to 1958, from album / notebooks compiled by Bureau of Indian Affairs agencies and relocation program field offices at reservations and schools (Cheyenne River, Fort Peck, Great Lakes, Intermountain School, Menominee, New Mexico Pueblos, Pierre, Sisseton including Flandreau, Turtle Mountain, Winnebago), and in cities (Chicago, St. Louis).

Unknown: Theater programs, ca. 1755-present

Programs, playbills, and scrapbooks for theatrical productions, including music recitals, opera, some motion pictures, and other spectacles in addition to drama. Programs from Chicago, New York City, and England make up a large portion of the collection, but there are examples from theaters across the United States and Europe.

Unknown: Maxwell Street Market Photograph, May 1962

One black and white photograph of Maxwell Street Market from May 1962.

Utley, George Burwell, 1876-1946: George B. Utley Papers, 1879-1946

Fourth librarian of the Newberry Library, 1920-1942. Utley's papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports, journals, research notes and photographs relating to Newberry gifts, personnel, acquisitions, exhibitions, publications and trustees, as well as to Utley's personal life and his connections with the American Library Association and other library organizations.

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.

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.

Wagner, Robert E., 1869-: Robert E. Wagner Papers, approximately 1880 to approximately 1931

Materials collected by Robert E. Wagner between approximately 1880 and approximately 1931. Personal items include photographs of Wagner by Walinger of Chicago and golf memorabilia. The bulk of the materials relate to Wagner's Chicago printing and engraving company, Wagner & Hanson Company and include items such as business cards, letterheads, and photographs.

Wainwright, Claude Stanley: Claude Stanley Wainwright papers, 1885-1929

Chicago author and publisher, Way was founding partner of the firm of Way & Williams, and responsible for much of its editorial policy. Correspondence with authors and collectors, clippings, proof sheets, and notes removed from a collection of books belonging to Claude Stanley Wainwright, collector and friend of W. Irving Way, consisting largely of books given to him by Way with various notes and association materials inserted. Most of the letters are addressed to Way in Chicago or in Los Angeles. Correspondents include: Wainwright, Walter E. Sawyer, Francis Wilson, A.L. Humphries, Leon Vincent, Charles G.D. Roberts, Henry Fuller, Thomas B. Mosher, Andrew Lang, and Beatrice Harraden.

Walden, May, 1865-1960: May Walden Papers, 1869-1972

Abstract: Collection of May Walden, wife of Socialist publisher Charles H. Kerr from 1892 to 1904, consisting of letters, diaries, literary manuscripts, account books, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, as well as publications relating to the Socialist movement. Included in the papers are items relating to May Walden's daughter, Katharine Kerr Moore.

Walden, Selma, 1884-1951: Selma Walden Papers, 1890-1979

Correspondence, writing, photographs, and mementos of a Chicago working woman and poet, Selma Walden. Also writings by family members, including extensive biographical writings by and about those family members.

Waller & Beckwith Realty Co..: Waller & Beckwith Realty Co. Records,, 1911-1976

Business records of Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., a family-owned Chicago real estate company, including general business files and legal documents. Papers include city assessments and municipal regulations, rent payments, leases, tenant complaints, applications for employment, contracts, collections, lawsuits, and insurance records. Covering primarily 1920-1940, the collection documents living conditions in Chicago and changes in the city during the Depression years and the period between two World Wars.

Waller family: Waller Family Papers, 1803-1938

Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander

Walsh, Chad, 1914-: Chad Walsh Papers, 1930-1970

Wisconsin poet, college professor, and ordained Episcopal priest. Author of six books of poetry, and of studies of C.S. Lewis and dystopian fiction. Walsh's papers include poetry manuscripts and other works, a diary kept during his young adulthood, and correspondence.

Walsh, Ellen: Ellen Walsh Collection of Theater Programs, 1897-1899

Album containing Chicago, Boston, New York, and London theater programs, 1897-1899. Chicago theaters include McVicker's Hooley's, Auditorium, Steinway Hall, Grand opera House, Power's, and others.

Walton, Emma Lee: Emma Lee Walton Journal, 1922

Travel journal in two volumes kept by Emma Lee Walton of Chicago on a trip to Europe in 1922. Also, her 1922 passport.

Warner, Dorothy Haskins: Warner-Haskins Family Papers, ca. 1860-1953

Mementos and photographs relating to the Warner and Haskins families and friends; many photographs unidentified; materials seem to have belonged primarily to Mrs. R. C. Haskins and Mrs. Rawleigh (Dorothy Haskins) Warner.

Warner, Philip, 1901: Philip Warner Papers, 1920-1970

Manuscript and printed music and programs of Philip Warner, Chicago composer, pianist, and teacher. Warner was well known for his performances on the radio and also taught piano and music theory at a number of music schools. In addition, he taught music composition at Northwestern University.

Watson, Elmo Scott, 1892-1951: Elmo Scott Watson Papers, 1816-1951

Personal papers of journalist, professor of journalism, and western / frontier historian Elmo Scott Watson, consisting mainly of topical files on western subjects and journalism. Also included are Watson's manuscripts and published writings, and his correspondence and teaching-related files.

Wax, Murray Lionel, 1922-: Murray L. Wax Papers, 1944-1989

Fieldwork and correspondence of anthropologist-sociologist Murray L. Wax, primarily between 1962 and 1969. Also copies of published articles and unpublished papers by other anthropologists, newspaper clips, and serials pertaining to Native Americans; field notes of Rosalie Hankey (later Rosalie Wax) from Japanese relocation camp at Tule Lake, 1944-45.

Way, W. Irving, (Washington Irving), 1853-1931: W. Irving Way papers, 1885-1931, bulk 1892-1900

Chicago author and publisher. Way was founding partner of the firm of Way & Williams, and was responsible for much of its editorial policy. Correspondence with authors, collectors, and publishers, newspaper clippings, sample sheets, and notes, dated between 1885 and 1931.

Wayfarers’ Club (Chicago, Ill.).: Wayfarers' Club Records, 1938-1970

The Wayfarers met seven times a year for luncheons with guest speakers at the Chicago Club. Chicago artists Lorado Taft and John T. McCutcheon were amongst its members. Collection consists of photos, membership records, scrapbooks, minutes, and financial records.

Webster, Henry Kitchell, 1875-1932: Henry Kitchell Webster Papers, 1880-1932

Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical material relating to the Leonard family, relations of Webster’s wife, Mary Ward Orth.

Weidig, Adolf, 1867-1931: Adolf Weidig Music Manuscripts, 1900-1930

Music manuscripts of Adolf Weidig, German-American composer, conductor, violinist and educator. Weidig was born in Hamburg, Germany, and emigrated to Chicago, where he taught at and then directed the American Conservatory. He composed in a variety of forms, including orchestral works and string quartets. Some music not apparently composed by Weidig is also present in the collection.

Weig, Herman: Weig, Herman. Memories of a Swedish Immigrant Boy in Chicago, ca. 1872-1890

Two typescript copies of "Memories of a Swedish Immigrant Boy in Chicago" by Herman Weig.

Weinberg, Arthur, 1915-1989: Arthur and Lila Weinberg Papers, 1950-1988

Works, Research files, and secondary source materials created and compiled by Arthur and Lila Weinberg for their works on Clarence Darrow and other topics.

Weisz, Irene Miner: Willa Cather - Irene Miner Weisz Papers,, 1912-1958

Correspondence of Willa Cather, the bulk to Irene Miner Weisz; also two miscellaneous letters relating to Cather and a folder of clippings.

Welling, Harriet Walker, 1892-1989: Welling Family Papers, 1899-1988

Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.

Wells, James M.: James M. Wells Papers, 1951-1984

Newberry Library curator of the John M. Wing Foundation for the History of Printing (1951), and later also custodian of the Rare Book Room (1963), associate director (1964), vice president (1975) and George Amos Poole III Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts (1981). Wells' papers include correspondence, memoranda, reports and manuscripts relating to his Newberry responsibilities, the Wing Collection and other organizations with which he was affiliated.

Wendt, Lloyd: Lloyd Wendt Papers, 1934-ca. 2000

Long time Chicago journalist and author of Chicago Tribune: The rise of a Great American Newspaper (Rand McNally, 1979), Swift Walker: An Informal Biography of Gurdon Saltonstall Hubbard (Regenery, 1986), and three nonfiction pieces with Herman Kogan; Give the Lady What She Wants (1952), Big Bill of Chicago (1953), and Lords of the Levee (1943). Includes clippings of Wendt's newspaper articles, 1935-1960s, typescripts of his works, reviews, photographs, and copies of a Chicago Tribune Sunday cartoon strip by him.

Westerners. Chicago Corral.: Westerners Chicago Corral Records, 1950-2004

International organization started in Chicago in 1944 by Leland D. Case, editor of "The Rotarian Magazine," and Elmo Scott Watson, newspaperman and educator, to bring together historians and buffs interested in the American West. Records include correspondence and other materials documenting the activities of the group.

Wexler, Madelin: Madelin Wexler Papers, 1960-2000

Tear sheets and full copies of magazines and articles written and/or edited by journalist Madelin Wexler, who worked for Chicago-based trade magazines Institutions, and Hotels & Restaurants International, through various name and design style changes. Also includes correspondence and information about "The Bombay Bicycle Club," a dinner club that began as a fictional club but actually came into being in New York, California, and Arizona in the early 1960s.

Wham, Benjamin: Wham Family Papers, 1915-1988

Photographs, documents/mementos, scrapbooks, published articles, and Chicago Literary Club papers relating to the life and career of Benjamin Wham, a prominent lawyer and circuit court judge in Chicago. Papers also relate to the life and teaching career of David Wham, son of Benjamin.

White, William Allen, 1868-1944: William Allen White letters, 1896-1898

Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. Includes letters first to Mr. Way and later to Chauncey Williams, of Chicago publisher Way and Williams, regarding the publication and sale of White's The Real Issue: A Book of Kansas Stories.

Whiteman, Ira M., 1871-1944: Ira M. Whiteman Collection of Photographs and Military Paraphernalia, 1898-1899

Sixteen photographs and fourteen artifacts of military paraphernalia belonging to Ira M. Whiteman, relating to the Spanish-American War. Includes commercial photographs by Waterman of Chicago showing Cuba in 1899 and Camp Cuba Libre in Jacksonville, Fla.; other photos are of Havana Harbor, of Whiteman and other soldiers, and of “Muster-Out Day”. Military artifacts include badges, buttons, an epaulet, medals and a reputed piece of the USS Maine.

Wilding-White, Raymond: Raymond Wilding-White Papers, 1940-1990

Manuscript and printed music, recordings, clippings, programs, and other papers of this composer and teacher. Wilding-White taught at several institutions in New England and the Midwest before coming to DePaul University in 1967. He was a prolific composer, especially of dramatic works (ballet, opera, etc.) and experimental music, and also published articles on music theory. Some correspondence, family papers, notebooks and written works are also present; recordings are mostly reel-to-reel tapes with some CDs.

Williams, Robert, 1936-: Robert Williams Papers, approximately 1977-2008

Sketches and finished pieces of design work by Robert Williams, a Chicago-based calligrapher. Many of the pieces were designed for events or special documents for the Newberry Library. Also includes some correspondence to and from Williams.

Williamson, William Landram, 1920-: W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole Research Papers, 1865-1959

Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.

Willy, John, 1859-1944: John Willy Papers, 1871-1984

Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.

Wilson, Bernard E.: Bernard E. Wilson Papers, 1915-1993

Newberry Library reference librarian and later cataloguer of special materials (rare books, music), 1959-1986. Wilson's papers include personal records (diplomas, photographs, civil service papers) and correspondence re his Newberry appointment and with friends and family, European trip diaries, estate files, and records of the Hattie Strong Foundation.

Winakor, Bess, 1942-2007: Bess Winakor Papers, 1967-1977

Newspaper articles and story files of Bess Winakor, Chicago correspondent for Women's Wear Daily, 1967-1974, and reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1974-1978. Includes background materials, interview notes, and dispatches for stories about Hugh Hefner, Judge Julius Hoffman and Pat Nixon, materials from trips to Iran in 1976, and Washington D.C. in 1977 for the Carter inauguration, as well as scrapbooks containing her articles for Women's Wear Daily, the Chicago Sun-Times, W, and Home Furnishings Daily.

Wing, John M., (John Mansir), 1845-1917: John M. Wing Papers, 1867-1916

Correspondence, book invoices, books and lists, and some compiled scrapbooks by Chicago book collector John M. Wing.

Wingreen, Amy Eleanor, 1870-1919: Amy Eleanor Wingreen Papers, 1898-ca.1900

Material relating to Amy E. Wingreen's service as a nurse in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Consists of correspondence, mostly outgoing, memorabilia, photographs, a scrapbook of clippings and official letters and two manuscript narratives recounting her experiences.

Winnetka Fortnightly.: Winnetka Fortnightly Records, 1920-ongoing

Primarily essays written and delivered by members, with schedules, membership lists, and procedures, of this women's literary club.

Winterbotham family: Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers, 1909-1991

Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham family members. Also, three large folder-notebooks of miscellaneous genealogical material amassed by Theodora Winterbotham Brown regarding the history of the Winterbotham, Baldwin and Rosencrans families. Also, clippings, documents, memorabilia and a few photographs.

Winterbotham, John R., 1919-1995: Winterbotham-French Family Papers, 1850-2005

Correspondence, personal materials, diaries, financial and estate documents, genealogical research, and photographs of the Winterbotham and French families who were united by the marriage of John R. Winterbotham III and Chloe T. French. Papers include correspondence pertaining to Chloe Tyler French's work at Mathieson Alkali Works, courtship letters between Seth B. French and Mary Tyler Duffy, and letters and photographs of Hilah French, an aunt of Chloe Tyler French, who served at a Red Cross canteen in Epernay, France during World War I.

Witkowsky family: Witkowsky Family Papers, 1840-1942

Assortment of material related to the Witkowsky family of Chicago: mid-19th century valentines addressed to Esther, James, and Pauline Witkowsky of Chicago; an 1858 letter from Pauline mentioning the Lincoln-Douglas debates; and a 1942 tribute to Esther from Vassar classmates, class of 1886. Also material relating to the World War I military service of Alan Witkowsky (name changed to Whitney).

Wixson, Douglas C.: Douglas C. Wixson-Jack Conroy Research Collection, 1929-2003

Research files of Jack Conroy biographer and executor of Conroy's estate Doug Wixson, gathered for his biography of Jack Conroy and for his subsequent work on the Illinois Writers Project and the Black history project. Mainly subject files on people affiliated with Conroy, with some research notes, bibliographies, book reviews, and ephemera.

Women's Bar Association of Illinois.: Women's Bar Association of Illinois Records, 1908-2014

The Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) records include artifacts and materials related to presidents Mary Reardon Hooten (also known as Mary Heftel Hooten), Irene V. McCormick, Mary E. Pappas, and Mary M. Bartelme. Also included are board minutes and reports, correspondence, financial materials, event planning materials, photographs, and publications.

Woodford, Tanner: Tanner Woodford Papers, 2008-2015

Books, posters, postcards, zines, a wall clock, and other items designed by Tanner Woodford, a Chicago-based designer. Woodford is co-founder, chairman, and executive director of the Chicago Design Museum, maker of Iterative Work, and lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980: Woods Family Papers, ca. 1775-1975

Correspondence, writings, documents, genealogical research notes and photographs relating to the Woods family, descendants of Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada. Collected and preserved by Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Illinois, to be used for a complete (unfinished) family history, most of the material concerns Frank H. Woods's great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, his grandfather Frederick Moffatt Woods, and his father, Frank H. Woods. Included is a large group of Fanny Woods's poetry and a rough draft of a lengthy genealogical work by Frank H. Woods, Jr. entitled "Fanny." Also, Civil War letters to and from Frederick Moffatt Woods, and a letter from William Jennings Bryan, and 1850's letters from the California mines by Fanny's brother, Charles Ryland Woods. Other family names included are Barnett, Cochrane, Eddy, Haecker, and Ruiter.

Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980: Woods Family Papers - Additions, 1842-1980

Materials gathered and retained by Frank H. Woods Jr. relating to Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada and his Woods descendants. Includes Frank H. Woods’s correspondence and research notes for a biography of Henry Ruiter, notebooks with accounts, poetry and stories of his great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, and an account book of his great-grandfather, Elias Woods, Woods family deeds and receipts from Boone County, Illinois (1840s-1860s), and other miscellaneous early Woods family items. Also, a collection of daguerreotypes and tintypes, plus a large collection of mostly 20th century photographs of Woods and Cochrane family members and their homes in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980: Frank H. Woods, Jr. Papers, 1890-2000

Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.

Woodward, David, 1942-2004: David A. Woodward Watermark Research Papers, 1975-2001

Collection of research on watermarks, compiled by David Woodward, first Director of the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library.

Woodworth, Laurence Conger, 1874-1924: Brothers of the Book Society Records, 1896-1922

Records of the Brothers of the Book Society founded by Woodworth in 1898 with the purpose of publishing noteworthy books. Collection includes incoming and outgoing letters, works, photographs and mementoes, and publications by and about the "Brothers of the Book."

Woolson Family: Woolson Family Papers, 1856-1950

Letters, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, and genealogical materials concerning the Woolson family of New Hampshire, Ohio, and Chicago.

World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.).: World's Columbian Exposition Lantern Slides, 1893

56 glass lantern slides showing environs, buildings and exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

Wright, Paul Randall, 1876-1965: Paul Randall Wright Papers, 1899-1965

Writings and correspondence of Chicago journalist and foreign correspondent Paul Randall Wright, particularly newspaper stories reported from Siberia in 1918-1919, and Manchuria, China, Japan, and the Philippines from 1926-1930. The collection also includes diaries and a number of photographs relating to the periods in which Wright was stationed abroad.

Wuerfele, Alberta Irene, 1918-2006: Alberta Irene Wuerfele Papers, 1946-2006

Papers and materials relating to the life of Alberta Irene Wuerfele, a business executive who retired in 1984 as Senior Vice President and Comptroller of American National Bank, where she had started as a typist almost 39 years earlier. Wuerfele, who was brought up on a tenant farm in rural Kansas during the Depression and had very little formal schooling, made a career unusual for women of her era and mentored women who worked for her. Includes work and death records, correspondence, newspaper articles and other materials regarding awards and achievements, a few photographs, and a history of the Wuerfele and Graham families that she wrote during her retirement.

Wyatt, Edith, 1873-1958: Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers, 1894-1968

Correspondence of Chicago writer and social activist Edith Franklin Wyatt, plus drafts of works, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings and mementos.

Wyers, Renier Otto, 1897-1950: Round Table Sketchbooks, 1931-1933

Two manuscript sketchbooks created by artists, commentators, poets, newspapermen, and other writers who were members of a small and informal Chicago club, the Round Table, documenting the social and political climates in Chicago and the United States during the Great Depression. In addition to Renier Wyers, club members included James A. Barnes, Finney Briggs, William L. Griffin, Henry Hammer, Edmond Hayes, Eugene Murdock, Edwin Prehm, Kurt Stein, Lowell H. Truettner, and E. C. Woodward.

Young, Alfred Fabian, 1925-: Alfred F. Young Papers, ca. 1950-2011

Research working files, correspondence, and writings of Alfred F. Young, prominent historian of the ordinary people of the American Revolution and mentor to a whole generation of younger scholars. Young taught for over 25 years at Northern Illinois University and after his retirement was a senior research fellow at the Newberry Library.

Young, David, 1940 September 22-: David M. Young Chicago Transportation Photographs and Research Files, ca. 1900-ca. 2005

Photographs documenting Chicago railroad, maritime, air, and mass transportation collected and/or taken by Young while researching his four books (Chicago Aviation, Chicago Maritime, Chicago Transit, and Iron Horse in the Windy City) published by Northern Illinois University Press. Also research files relating to mass transit and railroads, magazine advertisements, artwork, and a few maps.

Zabel, Morton Dauwen, 1901-1964: Morton Dauwen Zabel Papers, 1861-1964,

Correspondence, works, personal materials, and photographs of literary critic, editor, scholar, and educator Morton Dauwen Zabel.

Ziehn, Bernhard, 1845-1912 : Bernhard Ziehn Papers, ca. 1880-1950

Manuscript and printed music, correspondence, writings, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia of this Chicago music theorist, teacher, and critic. The German-born Ziehn taught such notables as Grace Chadbourne and John Alden Carpenter and also wrote textbooks on harmony and composition; he was known for his original and unorthodox musical views. Music includes Ziehn's own works in addition to works of other composers, often with Ziehn's manuscript notes. Correspondence includes letters regarding Ziehn from Julius Gold to Mrs. Albert Heller, a former pupil of Ziehn, and other secondary correspondence regarding Ziehn, in addition to his own correspondence.

Zimmerman, Naoma, 1914-2004: Naoma Zimmerman Papers, 1944-1960

Chicago social worker and author of children's books. Collection includes original typescripts with sketches, color photocopies of books, news clippings, and photocopies of notebooks and writings.

Zwiefka family: Zwiefka Family Dance Papers, 1890-1987

Materials related to Evelyn Zwiefka's, Grace Zwiefka Thuis's, and Diane Lewandowski's dance instruction in Chicago primarily through the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Public School District. The women specialized in ballet, folk, Hawiian, Polish, and Spanish dance.