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Agnes Lee-Edgar Lee Masters Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lee
Abstract

35 letters from Edgar Lee Masters to Agnes Lee (Mrs. Otto Freer), one typed poem and one galley sheet.

Dates: 1919-1933

Alice Gerstenberg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gerstenberg
Abstract

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material reflecting Gerstenberg's activities in Chicago's social and cultural life in the first half of the 20th century, in particular her involvement with local theater.

Dates: 1903-1971

Charles L. Hutchinson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hutchinson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and miscellany related to Charles L. Hutchinson, Chicago financier, trustee, and philanthropist, particularly regarding Hutchinson’s relationship with the Art Institute of Chicago. Correspondence is solely incoming, mostly to Hutchinson, but also to Mrs. Hutchinson and a few others. Group of writings consists of speeches and diary notebooks. The several scrapbooks hold numerous receipts of art purchases, articles, clippings, a few letters and notes. The...
Dates: 1868-1934

Cloyd Head papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Head
Abstract

Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.

Dates: 1881-1968

Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyatt
Abstract

Correspondence of Chicago writer and social activist Edith Franklin Wyatt, plus drafts of works, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings and mementos.

Dates: 1894-1968; Majority of material found within 1894 - 1955

Elaine Madlener papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Madlener
Abstract

Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.

Dates: 1916-1966; Majority of material found within 1944-1965

Ernest McGaffey letters and poems

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-168
Abstract

Four letters and three poems from poet Ernest McGaffey, sent to Matthew Mills in 1939. Also includes one undated signed photograph of Ernest McGaffey.

Dates: 1939

Eunice Tietjens papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens
Abstract

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.

Dates: 1898-1944

Eunice Tietjens papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens2
Abstract

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs.

Dates: 1847-1972

Francis Fisher Browne papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Browne
Abstract

Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.

Dates: approximately 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1915

Henry Kitchell Webster papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Webster
Abstract Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical...
Dates: 1880-1932; Majority of material found within 1900-1932

Irene Alexander papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Alexander
Abstract

Irene Alexander’s subject files and records from her role as Special Supervisor for the Committee on Cultural and Economic Development of the City Council under Mayor Richard M. Daley.

Dates: 1937-1986; Majority of material found within 1965-1982

Jack Conroy papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conroy
Abstract

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.

Dates: 1864-1991

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Drury-Neville
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.

Dates: 1860-1970

Joseph Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract

Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.

Dates: 1842-1939

May Walden papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Walden-M
Abstract

Collection of May Walden, wife of Socialist publisher Charles H. Kerr from 1892 to 1904, consisting of letters, diaries, literary manuscripts, account books, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, as well as publications relating to the Socialist movement. Included in the papers are items relating to May Walden's daughter, Katharine Kerr Moore.

Dates: 1869-1972; Majority of material found within 1892-1959

Mike Royko papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

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

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

Wallace Rice Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rice
Abstract

Correspondence, almost all addressed to Chicago author, anthologist and lecturer Wallace Rice with a few outgoing letters; also many examples of his works, and a miscellany of associated material including a small collection of photographs.

Dates: 1779-1939; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1935

Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-Shaw
Abstract Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham family members. Also, three large folder-notebooks of miscellaneous genealogical material amassed by Theodora Winterbotham Brown regarding the history of the Winterbotham, Baldwin and Rosencrans...
Dates: 1909-1991

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Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 7
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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 3
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 3
Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939 3
Webster, Henry Kitchell, 1875-1932 3
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913 2
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 2
Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929 2
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 2
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 2
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Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 2
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 2
O'Brien, Howard Vincent, 1888-1947 2
Poetry (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 2
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 2
Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933 2
Tietjens, Paul 2
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Wyatt, Edith, 1873-1958 2
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Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 1
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Agnew, Frances, 1891-1967 1
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American Committee for Devastated France 1
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Authors' League of America 1
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 1
Babb, Sanora 1
Bacon, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1856-1940 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950 1
Barrett, Roger 1
Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950 1
Berliner Philharmoniker 1
Bispham, David, 1857-1921 1
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1
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Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935 1
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Bryn Mawr College 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
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Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912 1
Burroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950 1
Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 1
Butler, Edward Burgess, 1853-1928 1
Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 1
Carnevali, Emanuel 1
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 1
Carr, Michael Carmichael, 1881-1929 1
Chap-book 1
Charles H. Kerr Company 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 1
Cheney, Sheldon, 1886-1980 1
Chicago (Ill.). Department of Cultural Affairs 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 1
Chicago Little Theatre Company 1
Chicago Sun-Times 1
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 1
Clark, Herma, 1871-1959 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910 1
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 1
Collinge, Patricia, 1894-1974 1
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