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A. Edward Newton Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-170
Abstract Fifteen letters written by author, businessman and book collector A. Edward Newton. Two are to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Ames Ballard and thirteen are to Mrs. James W. Thorne.
Dates: 1928-1937

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

Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-162
Abstract Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
Dates: 1944-1946

Alice French Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thanet
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, clippings and other miscellaneous material relating to Alice French, author of short stories, novels and essays, who wrote under the pseudonym Octave Thanet.
Dates: 1871-1934

Alice Pacholik - Heulwen Thomas Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pacholik
Abstract Letters of Welsh pen-pal and friend, Heulwen Morgan Thomas, to Alice Kipnowski Pacholik, of Chicago, which began in 1938 when Heulwen was 15 and continued until 2011, a year prior to Heulwen's death.
Dates: 1938-2011

Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Allen
Abstract Courtship letters of lawyer and Wisconsin statesman Gideon W. Allen and his future wife Annie Cox during the years of 1863-1865 in which they discuss current their political and religious beliefs, Allen's travels throughout Wisconsin while looking for work, and Cox's life as a woman in Madison, Wisconsin. Also an unfinished biography of renowned botanist Ruth F. Allen by Mabel Nebel, incoming correspondence of Ruth F. Allen, and other family correspondence, photographs, and personal materials...
Dates: 1862-1964

Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petersen
Abstract Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a German soldier-admirer, 1914-1915. Topics include attitudes toward the impending war in Europe, the treatment of chronic illness, and the school and vacation experiences of a well-off young woman.
Dates: 1909-1970; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1930

Ann Barzel papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Barzel
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs, and personal and biographical material by Chicago dance critic and historian Ann Barzel.
Dates: 1912-2005

Anne Siewers Coyne papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Coyne
Abstract Papers (correspondence, photographs, poems, clippings, programs, and other materials) of Anne Siewers Coyne, who began working at 14 at Ralph G. Newman's Abraham Lincoln Book Shop. There she met, became friends with, and corresponded with Nelson Algren. In 1957 and 1958 she initiated Loyola University Chicago's David B. Steinman Visiting Poets series, corresponding with poets such as Gwendolyn Brooks, Marianne Moore, and Dame Edith Sitwell. The papers also include materials related to her other...
Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1969

Arthur Davison Ficke Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ficke
Abstract Mostly correspondence to poet Arthur D. Ficke from Newberry Library trustee and lifelong friend Chalkley J. Hambleton, plus several letters written by Hambleton. Also, a few works of Ficke's and pieces of memorabilia, an obituary clipping, a photograph of Ficke and photos of two portraits of Ficke by Bror J.O. Nordfeldt.
Dates: 1904-1945

Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Meeker
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1850-1972; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1945

Ashton Stevens Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stevens
Abstract The papers of San Francisco and Chicago journalist and drama critic Ashton Stevens contain correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues from the entertainment world; works including newspaper clippings, playscripts, articles, and interviews; personal materials including biographical information, memorabilia, and materials pertaining to the banjo; photographs of actors, actresses, family, friends and colleagues; artworks and audio recordings; and a small number of artifacts.
Dates: approximately 1850-1952; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940

Bernard J. Brommel-Eugene V. Debs papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brommel-Debs
Abstract Research material and works of Eugene V. Debs biographer Bernard J. Brommel, including correspondence, notes, photocopies, photographs, pamphlets, newsclippings, and memorabilia. Also letters and personal materials of Grace Laird, a teacher with whom Brommel retained a long time correspondence.
Dates: 1886-2003

Blatchford family papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914

Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown Family
Abstract Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, numerous group and portrait photographs, a scrapbook, travel and souvenir items and snapshots, relating to sisters Grace and Genevieve Brown, musicians who were members of three American all-girl bands between 1923 and 1932. A large part of the collection consists of photographs of the bands and the performers: Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues, as well as numerous small travel photographs Also a small...
Dates: 1918-1972; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1932

Burt Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Burt
Abstract Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.
Dates: 1890-1951

C. Frederick Kittle collection of Doyleana

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Identifier: VAULT-Modern-MS-Kittle-Doyle
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and artwork of and relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and his family, forming a small part of the C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana, most of which is individually cataloged. Includes 140 letters, notes and cards written by Arthur Conan Doyle, 12 letters to him, and 57 other letters, some by Doyle family members and others retained by C. Frederick Kittle (mostly regarding his collecting of Doyle materials). Also artwork by Doyle’s father, grandfather and uncle,...
Dates: 1836-2000

Carroll Binder papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

Charles H. Dennis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Clay Judson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.
Dates: 1800-1966

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

Cole family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854-1928

Count Harry Kessler letters

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kess
Abstract Designer, publisher and patron of fine press printing. His first book was the Notizen über Mexico (1898). After founding the Cranach Press at Weimar in 1913, he commissioned type designs from Edward Johnston and a book version of Gordon Craig's staging of Hamlet with designs by Craig. Incoming correspondence, largely in English, with a small number of drafts or carbon copies of outgoing letters. Included are letters from Sidney Cockerell, Edward Gordon Craig, Eric Gill, Edward Johnston,...
Dates: 1898-1937

Dankmar Adler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 72
Photographs -- 1901-1950 53
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 52
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 52
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Photographs -- 1951-2000 31
Photographs -- 1851-1900 29
Clippings -- 1901-1950 14
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 14
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 12
Clippings -- 1951-2000 9
Diaries -- 1901-1950 8
World War, 1914-1918 8
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 7
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 7
Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 7
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 7
Diaries -- 1851-1900 6
Poems -- 1901-1950 6
American literature -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
Authors, American 5
Authors, American -- 20th century 5
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 5
Clippings -- 1851-1900 5
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 5
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 5
Parent and child -- Correspondence 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 4
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 4
Families -- Illinois 4
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 4
Journalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 4
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 4
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 3
Chicago (Ill.) 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 3
Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Composers -- Correspondence 3
Correspondence -- 1751-1800 3
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 3
Families -- Illinois -- History -- Sources 3
Musicians -- Portraits 3
Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Poets, American -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 3
Scrapbooks -- 1851-1900 3
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 3
Sisters -- Correspondence 3
Syndicates (Journalism) -- United States 3
Audiotapes -- 1951-2000 2
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 2
Business records -- United States -- 1851-1900 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Sources 2
Composers 2
Conductors (Music) -- Correspondence 2
Critics 2
Critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Diaries 2
Diaries -- 1951-2000 2
Diaries -- United States -- 1801-1850 2
Engineers -- United States 2
Fan mail 2
Farmers -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Fathers and sons -- Correspondence 2
Foreign correspondents 2
Foreign correspondents -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Foreign news 2
Genealogical correspondence 2
Genealogies (histories) 2
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 2
Husband and wife -- Correspondence 2
Illinois -- Genealogy 2
Journalists 2
Lawyers -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Ledgers (account books) 2
Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
Manuscripts, English 2
Mothers and sons -- Correspondence 2
Moultrie County (Ill.) -- History -- Sources 2
Musicians -- Correspondence 2
Newspaper publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Novelists 2
Phonograph records -- 1901-1950 2
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 2
Photographs 2
Photographs -- 2001-2050 2
Poems -- 1851-1900 2
Poems -- 1951-2000 2
Poets -- 20th century 2
Postcards -- 1901-1950 2
Programs -- 1901-1950 2
Railroads -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Reporters and reporting 2
Rural families -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 2
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French 4
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Italian 1
 
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Monroe, Harriet 7
Garland, Hamlin 6
Chicago Daily News, Inc 5
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 5
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 5
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Anderson, Sherwood 4
Darrow, Clarence 4
Dennis, Charles Henry 4
Field, Eugene 4
Fuller, Henry Blake 4
Howells, William Dean 4
Lindsay, Vachel 4
Mowrer, Paul Scott 4
Sandburg, Carl 4
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 4
Wright, Frank Lloyd 4
Algren, Nelson 3
Carpenter, John Alden 3
Conroy, Jack 3
Cowley, Malcolm 3
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 3
Dell, Floyd 3
Ficke, Arthur Davison 3
Hoover, Herbert 3
Lewis, Lloyd 3
Lewis, Sinclair 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
Masters, Edgar Lee 3
Newberry Library 3
Rice, Wallace 3
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 3
Shaw family 3
Turbyfill, Mark 3
Wilder, Thornton 3
Ade, George 2
America First Committee 2
Art Institute of Chicago 2
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Bell, Edward Price 2
Binder, Carroll 2
Brooks, Van Wyck 2
Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher) 2
Browne, Waldo R. (Waldo Ralph) 2
Butcher, Fanny 2
Carman, Bliss 2
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 2
Dawes, Charles Gates 2
Doolittle, James Harold 2
Dreiser, Theodore 2
Dufau, Jenny 2
Dunne, Finley Peter 2
Eastman, Max 2
Eden-Martin family 2
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 2
Ferber, Edna 2
Fowler, Gene 2
French, Alice 2
Gill, Eric 2
Gillette, William 2
Grainger, Percy 2
Green, Abel 2
Hansen, Harry 2
Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson 2
Hearst Corporation 2
Hecht, Ben 2
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 2
Huxley, Julian 2
Judson, Clay 2
Judson, William V. (William Voorhees) 2
Knopf, Alfred A. 2
Knox, Frank 2
Lardner, Ring 2
Markey, Gene 2
McCormick Theological Seminary 2
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 2
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 2
Moore, Marianne 2
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 2
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward) 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
O'Flaherty, Hal 2
O'Hara, John Myers 2
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) 2
Pound, Ezra 2
Santayana, George 2
Shorey, Paul 2
Sinclair, Upton 2
Starrett, Vincent 2
Stevens, Ashton 2
Stevens, Georgie Cooper 2
Strong, Walter Ansel 2
Taft, William H. (William Howard) 2
Tate, Allen 2
Taylor, Graham 2
Teasdale, Sara 2
Tietjens, Eunice 2
United States. Army 2
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