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Henry Justin Smith Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

Henry Kitchell Webster papers

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

Herman Haupt papers

Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-366
Notice of Culturally Sensitive Indigenous Materials This collection contains content identified by the library as Culturally Sensitive to Indigenous People(s): Drawings and descriptions of sacred ceremonies, burial and death rituals. For more information please see the Newberry Library’s policy on Access to Culturally Sensitive Indigenous Materials. Scope and Contents Manuscript...
Dates: 1897-1921

Hermann Raster papers

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

Irving Samuel Cutter Papers

Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3221
Abstract Mainly research materials (correspondence, biographical information, articles) gathered for an article on Henry Rinalda Porter, a surgeon at the Battle of Little Big Horn, with photographs of Porter, the Custer battlefield, and Indians involved in the fight. Also includes a George Crook letter and sketches by Charles M. Russell.
Dates: 1884-1934

Isaac Stevens Metcalf papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Metcalf
Abstract Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and...
Dates: 1827-1955; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1897

Isham Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Isham
Abstract Transcribed letters between Dr. Ralph N. Isham, his father Nelson Isham, brother Charles Isham, and son George S. Isham mostly pertaining to the home and estate of Nelson Isham. Also photographs of Ralph N. Isham and other Isham family members, and a few mementos.
Dates: 1875-1923

Jack Conroy papers

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

Jack Mabley papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mabley
Abstract Correspondence with colleagues, congratulatory letters, inter-office memos; works including newspaper clippings, subject files dealing with important stories including the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Richard Cain case, racketeering, police corruption, and vice in Chicago, miscellaneous articles and columns; biographical clippings, publicity, and interviews, and photographs of Mabley himself and with public figures such as Hugh Hefner and Richard Nixon. Mabley was a reporter and columnist...
Dates: 1937-2003

James M. Barker papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barker
Abstract Correspondence, business records, speeches, personal materials, photographs, and family newsletters of business executive James M. Barker. During his career, Barker was, among other things, banker, vice-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and president of Allstate Insurance Company whose financial expertise made him a valued advisor in government financial matters and corporate environments. He participated in post World War II era economic missions to Iran and Turkey, and was a close...
Dates: 1825-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

James O'Donnell Bennett papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bennett
Abstract Letters written to James O'Donnell Bennett while he was a journalist for the Chicago Record-Herald and the Chicago Tribune, primarily in his capacity as literary critic. Also includes inscribed photographs and other materials.
Dates: 1814-1936 ; Majority of material found within 1900-1936

Jenny Dufau Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dufau
Abstract Love letters written during World War I from an Italian in Florence, Italy, to French opera singer Jenny Dufau living in Chicago. Also, brief correspondence concerning Dufau’s passport, a note from a New York opera company, and three photographs of musicians.
Dates: 1913-1917

John Alden Carpenter Letters to Remsen Bird

Identifier: Midwest-MS-164
Abstract Six letters to friend Remsen Bird and his wife mostly regarding Carpenter’s “Carmel Concerto”. Also, a review of the concerto from the Monterey Peninsula Herald, Nov. 21, 1949.
Dates: 1947-1950

John Alden Carpenter papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter
Abstract Correspondence, mostly incoming, to American composer John Alden Carpenter, wife Rue W. Carpenter and daughter Genevieve; also material relating to Carpenter’s works; a miscellany of personal records; and a collection of photographs, many of them of well-known musicians.
Dates: 1890-1964; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

John Doctoroff Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Dates: 1924-1967

John Drury-Marion Neville Papers

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

John Lardner Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-LardnerJ
Abstract Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.
Dates: approximately 1900-2001; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

John Myers O’Hara Letters to John Hervey

Identifier: Midwest-MS-171
Abstract Six letters from John Myers O’Hara to his friend and occasional collaborator, John Hervey, mostly concerning his financial problems, his family and his writing.
Dates: 1914-1941

John Myers O'Hara papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Hara
Abstract Incoming correspondence and works of poet John Myers O'Hara. The bulk of correspondence is letters from poet Sara Teasdale, 1908-1914.
Dates: 1908-1943

John T. Jacobs - Clarence Darrow papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Letters from Chicago lawyer Clarence Darrow to attorney and judge John T. Jacobs of Greeley, Colorado. Letters provide documentation of friendship, professional collaboration, and a shared interest in reading, as well as news of Darrow's son Paul who was living in Greeley. Also includes other miscellaneous letters and an essay by F.O. Stanley in which, though a teetotaler, he argues against prohibition.
Dates: 1909-1926

John Thomas Lee letters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-146
Abstract Four letters to John Thomas Lee from Walter Deane, Mrs. John B. Thacher and John Larkin Winship, 1909-1916. Also, one letter from Charles Deane to Robert C. Winthrop, 1888, and a printed obituary for Walter Deane.
Dates: 1888-1916

Kay Ashton-Stevens papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-StevensK
Abstract Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.
Dates: 1905-1978

Keith Preston Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Preston
Abstract Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.
Dates: 1915-1942

Lambert Tree papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1948; Majority of material found within 1821-1933

Leander Troy-James T. Farrell papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Troy-Farr
Abstract Materials by and about James T. Farrell, collected by his friend, Rev. Leander Troy, including published and unpublished articles, columns, reviews and stories, together with copies of letters to Farrell from such individuals as Russell Baker, Pearl S. Buck, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson and Adlai E. Stevenson, plus notes, obituaries and other memorabilia.
Dates: 1932-2004

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Chicago Historical Society 2
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