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Ben Hecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hecht
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1879-1983

Blatchford family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839-1965

Gookin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract 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 Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883-1921

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

James Shores Griffith papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffith
Abstract Materials from four binders about Griffith and his family. Two binders containing records of the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers of America, Local No. 147, 1882-1971, including records of wages of Mr. Griffith's grandfather, Griffith's own 1909 apprentice contract, records of union dues payments, notices of periodic wage and by-law changes, union assessments, elections, and other union activities. Also contains fiftieth and seventy-fifth anniversary souvenir booklets, and a...
Dates: 1882-1971; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1969

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

Mitchell Dawson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Robert J. Casey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Casey
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1894-1964

Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Storrs
Abstract 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 Franco-Prussian War and the colonization of Algeria. Additionally, collection includes genealogical information about the...
Dates: 1850-2002; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945

Wacker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wacker
Abstract Papers of Chicago Plan Commission head, Charles H. Wacker, his immediate family, and the family of his daughter, Rosalie Wacker Zimmerman. Includes correspondence, photographs, artifacts, keepsakes, films, and scrapbooks spanning five generations.
Dates: 1812-2002; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1899-1988

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1891-2012

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College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 2
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Lake Geneva (Wis.) 2
Moving images 2
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Photograph albums 2
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Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962 -- Sources 1
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Antiquarian booksellers 1
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
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Courtship -- 19th century -- Correspondence 1
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Female friendship -- Correspondence 1
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Anderson, Margaret C. 2
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A.C. McClurg & Co 1
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Anderson, Sherwood 1
Antheil, George 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Begin, Menachem 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Blew, John 1
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1
Borglum, Gutzon 1
Borglum, Mary 1
Brent, Stuart 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council No. 14 1
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Local 147 (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Carnevali, Emanuel 1
Casey, Robert J. (Robert Joseph) 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Caylor, Rose 1
Chicago Daily Journal 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago Literary Club 1
Chicago Plan Commission 1
Commercial Club of Chicago 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Dawson, George Ellis 1
Dawson, Julia Meacham 1
Dawson, Manierre 1
Dawson, Mitchell 1
Deville Shabrol family 1
Doubleday & Company, Inc 1
Eleanor Association 1
Essipoff, Marie Armstrong 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Fowler, Gene 1
Gales family 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Gookin, Elisabeth A. 1
Gookin, Frederick W. 1
Gould, Wallace 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Griffith family 1
Griffith, Charles Henry 1
Griffith, James Shores 1
Hahn, Emily 1
Hanley family 1
Harris N.A 1
Harris Trust and Savings Bank 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Emma Susan Gale 1
Harris, Muriel Bent 1
Harris, Norman Wait 1
Harris, Stanley Gale 1
Hart, Moss 1
Hecht family 1
Hecht, Ben 1
Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) 1
Howes, Wright 1
Hull, George W. 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Integral Phalanx (Sangamon County, Ill.) 1
Irgun tseva'i le'umi 1
Jessel, George 1
Johnson family 1
Junior League of Chicago 1
Kirkland, Wallace 1
Kogan, Herman 1
Kook, Hillel 1
Kotula family 1
Kreymborg, Alfred 1
Kroch, Adolph 1
Lane family 1
Lane, Clayton 1
Lane, Dorothy Bent 1
Lenya, Lotte 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
MacArthur, Charles 1
MacDonald, Hazel 1
MacLean, Annie Marion 1
MacLean, M. H. (Murdoch Haddon) 1
MacLean, Pearl Emma Harris 1
Manierre, Edward 1
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