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Finley Peter Dunne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dunne
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1925-1992

George Ade Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1865-1971

William Holmes Onderdonk autograph letter collection

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-Y228.05
Abstract The collection consists of 18 manuscript letters, mounted, and arranged chronologically. Each letter is preceded by a page bearing the name of the writer and subject of the letter. A portrait of each author represented is included.
Dates: 1839-1885

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