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Allan H. Stevenson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Ste
Abstract Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.
Dates: 1944-1970; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1970

Audrey Niffenegger papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Niffenegger
Abstract Typescript drafts of The Time Traveler’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
Dates: 1990-1993

Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roden
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1852-1956

Chicago American Indian Photography Project Photographs

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Photo Project
Abstract Photographs taken by Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cabanban, Joe Kazumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw for the Chicago American Indian Photography Project. Images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. Includes many photographs from activities of the American Indian Center. Many of these photographs were displayed in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery at the Newberry Library as part of an exhibition entitled...
Dates: approximately 1950s-1987

Herman Haupt papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-366
Notice of Culturally Sensitive Indigenous Materials This collection contains content identified by the library as Culturally Sensitive to Indigenous People(s): Drawings and descriptions of sacred ceremonies, burial and death rituals. For more information please see the Newberry Library’s policy on Access to Culturally Sensitive Indigenous Materials. Scope and...
Dates: 1897-1921

John Blew Collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1999

Malcolm Cowley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cowley
Abstract 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.
Dates: approximately 1850-2004; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1985

Native Americans in Film collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-NAIF
Abstract Collection of movie scripts featuring Native American themes, characters, and actors, augmented by a variety of visual materials. Consists of over 300 items including scripts, press and promotional booklets, lobby cards, posters, and photographs.
Dates: 1912-2018; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1995

Newberry Library Archives

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Identifier: NL-Archives
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1885-ongoing

Official State & Provincial Road Map Collection of the United States & Canada

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Identifier: Maps-Official-State & Provincial
Abstract Road maps issued by official state and provincial government agencies in the United States and Canada (over 2,500 maps, published 1924-ongoing).
Dates: 1924-2020; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2015

Richard Colles Johnson - Colles Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Johnson
Abstract Material relating to the genealogy of Richard Colles Johnson’s family, especially his Colles ancestors and relations, including correspondence, clippings, copies of documents and publications, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1746-2002; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1998

Road maps and travel ephemera collection

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Identifier: Maps-Travel-Ephemera
Abstract Growing collection of printed road maps and travel ephemera issued to promote local tourism. Scattered worldwide geographic coverage, but most extensive for the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Dates: 1876-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Rosenthal/Mardersteig Collection

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-RosOB
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1954-1994

Sherwood Anderson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Anderson
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1872-1992

W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williamson
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1865-1959

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