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Frederick John Rank Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rank
Abstract The Frederick John Rank Papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain family correspondence, some of which relates to Rank's son's attempt for an assistant postmaster general appointment.
Dates: 1872-2013; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1939

Hermann Raster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raster
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Dates: 1849-1940; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1891

Louis J. Cross Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cross
Abstract Diaries, date books, and a few miscellaneous items of Louis J. Cross, Chicago bonds salesman and investment banker. Diaries cover the years between 1932 and 1969, and discuss Cross' daily routine as well as political and financial developments in America, and the internal workings of the Chicago business world.
Dates: 1932-1974

Melville E. Stone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Mitchell Dawson Papers

 Collection
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

Trumbull Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Trumbull
Abstract Correspondence, diaries and photographs of the Trumbull family of Chicago from 1876 until 1956. The collection gives candid insight into the lives of the young Trumbull sisters while studying music in Vienna through their letters home to Chicago. The most sizeable contribution of correspondence comes from prolific letter-writer Florence Trumbull, who wrote regularly to her sisters and mother, Mary Elizabeth Foster Trumbull, over the course of five decades.
Dates: 1876-1990; Majority of material found within 1876 - 1950

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 6
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Appointment books -- 1951-2000 1
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Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Businessmen -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Catholics -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- To 1950 1
Clippings -- 1801-1850 1
Clippings -- 1951-2000 1
Collective settlements -- Illinois -- Sangamon County 1
Correspondence 1
Courtship -- Correspondence 1
Diaries -- 1951-2000 1
Easter Island -- Description and travel 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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German Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Newspapers 1
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Illinois -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 1
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Oak Park (Ill.) 1
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Periodicals -- Publishing -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Photograph albums 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Piano teachers 1
Pitcairn Islands -- Description and travel 1
Poems -- 1901-1950 1
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Private clubs -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Saint Paul (Minn.) 1
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Spurs (accessories worn) 1
Syndicates (Journalism) -- United States 1
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Utopian socialism -- Illinois -- Sangamon County 1
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