Found in 243 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Katherine Mansfield, British short story writer and critic.
Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous items relating to Katherine Mansfield, British short story writer and critic.
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.
Collection of papers pertaining to the Iowa League of Women Voters and one of its members, Mrs. Lanche Wolf, of Charles City, Iowa. Included are the constitution and by-laws of the Iowa League of Women Voters; correspondence, membership cards, programs, and financial plans.
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.
Original artwork for eight children’s books by Chicago illustrator and author Laura Bannon.
Lois Wille was a pioneering Chicago woman journalist, winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1988. Material includes framed original cartoons from cartoonists John Fischetti, Nicole Hollander, Morrie Brickman, and Jeff MacNelly.
Family letters in Swedish to Lotten Augusta Lenander (1884-1968) who emigrated from Sweden to Boston, Massachusetts in 1910, and married Redington Decormis in 1944. Variously identified as a physician, an electrotherapist, and a physiotherapist, Lotten received letters from her Swedish family throughout her life.
Works (books, reviews, and articles), correspondence (including fan mail), teaching materials, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia documenting the dance, theater, arts writing, interview, broadcast and teaching work of Lucia Mauro. Also contains items documenting her childhood and youth, including her early dance career and coursework in high school and college.
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.
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.
Published articles, clippings, correspondence, and manuscript drafts written by Chicago freelance journalist Marcia Slater Johnston. Dating from the 1970s, Johnston’s work covers issues such as immigration, gangs, sex trafficking, women’s justice, medicine, and consumer issues. Also includes audiocassettes of radio shows featuring Johnston and her articles.
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.
Typewritten essays presented at meetings of the Winnetka Fortnightly, 1930s-1950s, 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 1920s, copies of her poetry published in the Chicago Daily News and the Ladies' Home Journal.
Material relating to the career of Chicago dancer Margot Grimmer, including clippings, advertising items, programs, a few miscellaneous incoming letters, and numerous photographs.
Papers of Marion Cummings (1876-1926), a teacher, philosopher, and poet, which include both her works and a collection of letters and works of American poet Sara Teasdale.
Letters from Martha Friedberg to illustrator and book artist Caryl Seidenberg. Most letters concern their Vixen Press collaboration "Water poem and others" and about 10 poems by Friedberg. Poems include: Hans, Writing the poem, Ritual in the meadow, Old photograph, The grandparent poem, For Alice Wormser Asher 1884-1920, and The long boat; also includes untitled poems and an additional copy of Ritual in the meadow.
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).
Original work, reproductions of work, correspondence and subject files of Chicago artist Mary Gehr.
Correspondence, diaries, notes and works of writer Mary Hartwell Catherwood. Also, a few photographs, clippings and articles relating to Catherwood.