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Jerry Field papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Field
Abstract

Chicago reporter Jerry Field's dissertation on the history of Public Radio, "A History of Educational Radio in Chicago, 1920-1960, on Station WBEZ-FM" as well as a compilation of information about Broadcasting During the Polio Epidemic, 1937. Also includes information about Field's involvement in several organizations: The Chicago Journalists' Association, International Press Club of Chicago, the Chicago Headline Club, and others.

Dates: 1960-2019

Jerry Nedwick papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nedwick
Abstract Jerrold (Jerry) Nedwick (1895?-1966) was a Chicago native who owned and operated Nedwick’s Book Store for over forty years. He married Rhoda Katz in 1925 and wrote to her almost daily during her two extended stays at sanatoriums, one in Winfield, Illinois, the other in Denver, Colorado. Both Jerry and Rhoda were originally from Illinois and active in the Chicago Jewish and literary communities. This collection is mostly his letters to her about his life while she was away, and contains no...
Dates: 1918-1928; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1928

Jesse Sherwood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sherwood
Abstract

Logs and mementos of Jesse Sherwood of Missouri and Chicago, who served as a surgeon’s steward during the Civil War on the gunboat USS Somerset. Includes 3 medals, his resignation letter, pension documents and information on the fate of the Somerset. Also, a folio album with photographs of Sherwood and his family, a carte de visite and a daguerreotype.

Dates: 1862-1931

Joan Ehemann Stone Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-StoneJ
Abstract

Material relating to the life and career of ballet dancer Joan Eaman (later known as Joan Ehemann Stone) which includes a youthful diary, photographs, clippings and other memorabilia. All items, with the exception of three photographs, are photocopies.

Dates: 1943-1992

Joel Hall Dancers and Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Dance-MS-Joel Hall
Abstract

The Joel Hall Dancers are a Chicago-based, internationally renowned Black jazz dance company founded by Joel Hall and Joseph Ehrenberg. The Company performs the dynamic and exhilarating works of its 48-year repertoire of jazz dance excellence for diverse audiences locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dates: 1974-2022

John Alden Carpenter Letters to Remsen Bird

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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

 Collection
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 B. Goetz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Goetz
Abstract

Correspondence and job files of Chicago book and magazine designer John B. Goetz. The largest part of the collection concerns his work on the award-winning translation of the Iliad by Richard Lattimore, illustrated by Leonard Baskin. There are also files on some of his freelance design projects.

Dates: 1961-1992

John Bearss Newcomb papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newcomb
Abstract

Correspondence and personal material of John Bearss (also spelled Bearse) Newcomb, Elgin, Illinois schoolmaster and businessman. Also extensive genealogical records of the Newcomb Family, daybooks and miscellaneous legal and business items. Historical items relating to the town of Elgin, Illinois in the 19th century and some Civil War records.

Dates: 1737-1896; Majority of material found within 1837-1896

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

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract

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 C. Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fleming
Abstract

Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.

Dates: 1862-1906

John C. Newkirk papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ruggles-482
Abstract

Legal, financial, and social correspondence written to John C. Newkirk concerning the development of Joliet, Illinois. The bulk of the correspondence centers upon the business relationship between Newkirk and his law partner, John M. Wilson, both of whom had invested in Joliet prospects prior to the Panic of 1837.

Dates: 1839-1856

John D. Beach Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beach
Abstract

Correspondence from Pvt. Beach of the 55th Illinois Infantry, Company G, to his mother describing everyday camp life in La Grange and Memphis, Tenn., Washington, D.C., and Big Shanty [now Kennesaw], Ga.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Doctoroff papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 E. Hart-Floyd Dell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hart-Dell
Abstract

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 Edgerton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edgerton
Abstract

Collection of small diaries kept between 1867 and 1912 by Michigan and New York State farmer and real estate speculator John Edgerton. Includes letters, bank transactions, receipts and other material relating to Edgerton’s investments in buying and selling stocks, buildings and land primarily dealing with Walter C. Newberry in Chicago, Illinois. Also a small group of mostly unidentified images and a girl’s autograph book.

Dates: 1867-1912

John Fischetti papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fischetti
Abstract Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News, and the...
Dates: 1942-1995

John Francis Holme Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Holme
Abstract

Fifteen pen-and-ink drawings by illustrator and printer Frank Holme and a printed list of the officers and stockholders of the Bandar Log Press, established by Holme.

Dates: 1901-1902

John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-378
Abstract A small collection of correspondence (seven letters) written by Heckewelder from his home in Bethlehem, Pa. to three individuals between the years 1790 and 1822.,The largest group of letters were written to William Alexander, a surveyor residing in Carlisle, Pa., dated 23 March 1790 to 8 Feb. 1791. In these letters Heckewelder engages the services of Alexander to survey five warrents of land (650 acres) in eastern Ohio purchased by Heckewelder and others. He also instructs Alexander to...
Dates: 1790-1822

John Howard Payne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-689
Abstract

Material collected in the 1830s and 1840s by actor, playwright and editor John Howard Payne, relating to American Indians, primarily concerning the Cherokees for Payne's intended history of the Cherokee Nation. Collection consists of fourteen volumes of correspondence, manuscript notes, transcriptions, extensive historical research, memoranda, and published and unpublished documents.

Dates: 1794-1842; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1842

John I. Monroe collection of exposition postcards

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Monroe Exposition
Abstract

This collection includes over 9,800 postcards and related ephemera documenting International Expositions and World's Fairs beginning in the late 19th and continuing throughout the 20th century. Both American and European expositions are well represented in addition to smaller trade shows and local fairs.

Dates: 1876-1986

John I. Monroe collection of sports postcards

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Monroe Sports
Abstract

Postcard collection assembled by John I. Monroe of sports-related cards. Includes postcards on auto racing, baseball, billiards, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, fishing, football, hiking, horse racing, roller skating, soccer, swimming, track and field, winter sports, and others.

Dates: approximately 1902-approximately 1931

John J. Russell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Russell J
Abstract

Twelve letters of John J. Russell of Sterling, Illinois, documenting his service as a sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Company B of the 13th Illinois Infantry in Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama. Russell writes to his brother, Charles, and sister, Julia, from Rolla, Franklin, and Heetsville, Mo., Vicksburg, Miss., Cairo, Ill., and Bridgeport and Madison Station, Ala. One letter (Dec. 6, 1861) is written on stationery containing a printed vignette portrait of McClellan.

Dates: 1861-1864

John Lardner Papers

 Collection
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

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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 33
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Chicago Daily News, Inc. 22
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United States. Army 19
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Newberry Library 15
Monroe, Harriet 14
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 11
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 11
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 9
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 9
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 9
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 9
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 9
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 8
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 8
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 8
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 8
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 8
Ade, George, 1866-1944 7
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 7
Charles H. Kerr Company 7
Chicago Sun-Times 7
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 7
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 7
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 7
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 7
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 7
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 7
Industrial Workers of the World 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott 7
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 7
Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 7
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 6
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 6
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 6
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 6
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 6
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 6
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Rand McNally and Company 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 6
University of Chicago 6
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 5
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 5
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 5
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 5
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 5
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 5
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945 5
Geronimo, 1829-1909 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 5
Henley, David, 1749-1823 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925 5
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 5
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 5
Long, Larry, 1936-2009 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 5
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 5
Rosemont, Franklin 5
American Red Cross 4
Anderson, Margaret C. 4
Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 4
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 4
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 4
Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949 4
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 4
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 4
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 4
Chicago Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 4
DaBoll, Raymond F. 4
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 4
Graham, Martha 4
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
Lipinski, Dolores 4
Morrison, Helen Balfour, 1900-1984 4
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 4
Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939 4
Rosemont, Penelope 4
Shaw family 4
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888 4
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 4
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