Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
Found in 481 Collections and/or Records:
Lecture texts and notes, with illustrations of those lectures on slides or digital images on CD-Rs. Lowe lectured on Beaux Arts and Art Deco architecture and art, as well as artists, architects, authors, and musicians. Also includes research notes and photographs for his books Lost Chicago and Beaux Arts New York.
Research and teaching notes, personal and family papers, photographs, and born digital material from the estate of history professor David L. Wagner.
Materials related to Dean Badolato, a choreographer and director born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, VHS tapes, and artifacts.
Early 20th Century ethnographic photographs created and collected by Dean Conant Worcester, a professor and zoologist with interests on Philippine History. The over 8,000 photographs represent thirty-six linguistic groups of the people of the Philippines. In this collection there are also photographs of negatives owned by Dr. A.B. Meyer, friend of Jose Rizal
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.
Material from concert pianist and piano teacher Dean Sanders, who was a student of Rudolph Ganz at Chicago Musical College. Includes a photo of Rudolph Ganz, autographed to Sanders, correspondence from Esther Ganz and Dame Myra Hess, a compilation of Rudolph Ganz's compositions for piano, and annotated printed scores of pieces by J.S. Bach, Maurice Ravel, George Gershwin, and Burrill Phillips.
Research notes and other materials concerning the firm of Root & Cady, a Chicago based music publishing firm that operated from 1858-1871, collected by Dena Epstein. Also includes information on other 19th century music publishers and composers.
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.
Records documenting the history and operations of Dinkel’s Bakery and its building at 3329 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Founded by Joseph and Antonie Dinkel in March 1922, the bakery operated through three generations of family before closing in April 2022.
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.
Photographs, choreographic notes, posters, programs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to the career of Dolores Lipinski Long and her husband, Larry Long.
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.
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.
Research files, photographs, and secondary materials related to work done by Prairie School and Chicago School architects in the Midwest compiled by architectural historian Donald Aucutt.
Records of the Doris Humphrey Society, a cultural non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of dance and dance theory. Includes administrative and promotional files for the Society from the 1980s to late 2000s. Collection also includes photographs, audiovisual, biographical, and promotional materials of Doris Humphrey and her dance career, with personal photographs of her childhood and family. Also includes a small number of materials from the MOMENTA dance company.
Correspondence, research files and works from American writer and literary critic Douglas C. Wixson. Materials are mostly relating to author Jack Conroy (1898-1990) and his literary circle.
Collection of twenty-five oil paintings on canvas and panel executed by E. A. Burbank during the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. Predominately composed of intimately-scaled portraits of American Indian men and women, this collection offers invaluable insight into the pictorial depiction of the American Indian during the turn of the twentieth century as well as the cultural cache attached to the depiction of native subjects.