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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.
Papers of and materials collected by Mike Ervin, a Chicago playwright, writer on topics relating to the physically disabled, occasional poet, and activist on disability issues. The collection includes many clippings and articles by Ervin, and some articles about him, his plays and short stories, plus some poems and photographs, publicity materials for his plays, and correspondence. The collection also includes theater materials such as play scripts, programs, and reviews.
Dance and opera programs and souvenir books collected by arts critic Richard Covello. Also includes clippings and reviews by Covello.
Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.
Correspondence, clippings, and personal materials of Chicago journalist Robert Gruenberg.
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.
Music scholar and Chicago Sun-Times classical music critic for over thirty years. Marsh chronicled a golden age for classical music in Chicago, including the tenures of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti at the CSO and the Lyric Opera in its infancy. The collection includes correspondence, record reviews, photographs, memorabilia, audio recordings, and scrapbooks.
Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.
Correspondence, clippings, readers' letters, and personal materials of Chicago columnist Sydney Justin Harris.
Proof copy and final draft of The Back Page, by former Chicago Daily News columnist and feature writer Valarie (Val) Lauder. Also includes some press clippings and items from her tenure as a journalist.
Typescript of an undated manuscript entitled The Early Yukon, Alaska and the Klondike Discovery, written by Seattle journalist and gold prospector William Douglas Johns. Also, 49 photographs to accompany Johns’ draft of the book which includes the early history of Alaska, the development of the gold rush, life in the mining camps and in Dawson City, and Johns’ own explorations and hardships while traveling in the region starting in 1895.