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Alice Gerstenberg Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gerstenberg

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

Amy Eleanor Wingreen papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wingreen

Material relating to Amy E. Wingreen's service as a nurse in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Consists of correspondence, mostly outgoing, memorabilia, photographs, a scrapbook of clippings and official letters and two manuscript narratives recounting her experiences.

Dates: 1898-1900

Benjamin D. Hitz-Willa Cather Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitz-Cather

Chiefly correspondence of Benjamin D. Hitz with librarians, booksellers and experts, relating to his search for first editions of Willa Cather; together with notes for studies on her biography, bibliographies and criticism. Also, a small collection of incoming and outgoing Willa Cather correspondence, including twelve original Cather letters and a few copies, plus several relating to Cather.

Dates: 1913-1949

Bruce Rogers Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rogers

Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.

Dates: 1902-1951

Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roden

Correspondence, writings and research materials assembled by Chicago Public Library chief librarian, Carl B. Roden. Research materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications concerning or authored by William F. Poole.

Dates: 1852-1956

Carpenter family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter Family

Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.

Dates: 1813-1947

Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Spiegel-HemingwayC

Letters and cards written to author Clara G. Spiegel from Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh Hemingway and Patrick Hemingway, plus one letter from game ranger Denis Zaphiro. Also, a small photograph of Hemingway and a typescript of a friend’s eulogy written by Hemingway in 1939.

Dates: 1939-1988

D'Arcy McNickle papers

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-McNickle

Literary and scholarly manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, and other materials of D'Arcy McNickle, American Indian author, government employee, community organizer, anthropologist, and historian. Records cover McNickle's work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, American Indian Development, Inc., the University of Saskatchewan, and the Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library.

Dates: 1913-1986; Majority of material found within 1924-1977

Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyatt

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

Ernest A. Griffin family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family

Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.

Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

Eunice Tietjens papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens

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

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens2

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

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S....
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Zeisler
Abstract Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husband Sigmund; works of Sigmund Zeisler relating to his legal career and involvement in the Haymarket riots of 1886; also assorted memorabilia of Fannie Zeisler and the Zeisler family, photographs of...
Dates: 1869-1981; Majority of material found within 1883-1931

Frank T. Siebert Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Siebert
Abstract Correspondence and other materials of physician, linguist, and book collector Frank T. Siebert. Mostly incoming correspondence to Siebert from his mother and a woman friend that he courted over a period of about fifteen years, with a few letters from friends and relatives, physicians, medical schools and associations. Included are three letters concerning his Indian research. Also, a small collection of memorabilia consisting of a poem, some receipts for professional dues, a tiny...
Dates: 1926-1987; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1956

Frederick W. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Spiegel-Hemingway

Collection relating to Ernest Hemingway assembled by his friend Frederick Spiegel. Contains miscellaneous correspondence including four original letters and several photostats written by Hemingway; numerous clippings and articles relating to Hemingway's life and letters; miscellaneous items about the American Red Cross ambulance service in World War I. Also, a photostat of Hemingway's will written in 1961.

Dates: 1918-1973

Goodman family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family

Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.

Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880-1995

Harvey family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey

Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.

Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

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

James T. Farrell Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-156

Seven manuscript items written by author James T. Farrell. Includes two letters to Robert Hardy Andrews, editor of a Chicago literary magazine Midweek; one letter to “Louis”; and four one-page pieces of commentary on his short stories. Also, a large signed photograph of Farrell speaking at the “Mobilization of the International Peace and Freedom Day” in Paris, 1949.

Dates: 1949-1967

John Blew collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew

Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.

Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870-1999

John E. Hart-Floyd Dell Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hart-Dell

Correspondence, works, photographs and miscellaneous material relating to the writing of John E. Hart's biography, Floyd Dell, for the Twayne's United States Authors Series, published in 1971.

Dates: 1958-1985

John Thomas Lee papers

Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3036
Abstract Thirty letters to Wisconsin historian John Thomas Lee from various scholars, librarians and booksellers, concerning his work on a bibliography of Jonathan Carver’s Travels through the Interior parts of North America, first published in London in 1778. Also, a letter from Grace Raymond Hebard concerning 1932 publication of The Pathbreakers, and a wax impression of a seal supposedly used at the signing of the Webster-Ashburton...
Dates: 1907-1932; Majority of material found within 1907-1912

John V. LeMoyne papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-LeMoyne

Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsylvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.

Dates: 1851-1889; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1875

Lewis family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF

Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.

Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850-1950

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