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Office responsible for all corporate accounting. Includes general accounting, financial statements and balance sheets, taxation, ICC reporting, payroll, car operations accounts, Mexican accounts, and all transactions concerning the company’s property and materials. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Records of the Operating Department, responsible for operation, service, maintenance, repair and engineering of cars and equipment; commissary; purchases and stores; Mexican operations; and corporate regions, districts and agencies. Includes administrative files of department managers, employee instruction books, Mexican operations records, descriptive lists of cars, car engineering, maintenance, and repair records. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Materials related to the Passenger Traffic Department of the Pullman Company, including administrative files of the General Passenger Agent and the Passenger Traffic Manager, state regulatory commission records, and published rate books. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Papers of the Chief executive officer of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company, 1867-1899, and Pullman Company, 1900-1969. Includes records created in the offices of Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company presidents and vice presidents, together with personal papers. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Records of the Public Relations Department, including administrative files of departmental executives, advertising brochures and art work, and historical reference files. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Parent company of the Pullman Company and the Pullman Car and Manufacturing Corporation. The operating arm of the firm, the Pullman Company, remained a corporate subsidiary of Pullman Inc. until 1947, following an anti - trust suit provoked ruling which required the holding company to divest itself of either its operating or manufacturing interests. Includes administrative files, annual reports, and cancelled stock certificates.
Scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings assembled by various Pullman’s Palace car company and Pullman Company departments, dating primarily from two years prior to the company’s incorporation in 1867 through the 1927 creation of Pullman Inc. There are also several 1940’s Public Relations Dept. volumes. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Official records of the Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company, including the charter, by-laws, director’s minutes, annual reports, contracts and agreements, patents, and securities records, dating from the formation of the company until its dissolution. Also includes administrative files of the Secretary and the Treasurer. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Records of competitor sleeping car companies acquired by Pullman, of subsidiary car firms established by Pullman to operate regionally, and of subsidiary and acquired car and equipment manufacturing companies. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Three volumes containing typewritten indexes to articles in the Pullman News, the Pullman Company’s employee magazine, together with article transcripts, 1922-1947. Also index to conductors and porters who were mainly listed in the Pullman News monthly honor roll, 1922-1924.
Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.
R. Hoe & Company was the largest manufacturer of printing presses and press equipment in the U.S. during the 19th century. Collection consists of incoming letters to the Hoe Company from customers in many states and several European and Latin American countries, deriving from 3 or more letter books of 1858, 1873 and 1877-1878. There are also some 1873-1878 internal memos, patent correspondence, and letters from regional agents of the Hoe Company.
Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.
Correspondence, mostly incoming, of Ralph W. Cram, editor and publisher of the Davenport (Iowa) Democrat and Leader; also, a complete run of his seventy-eight columns for that paper, 1937-1939, and his photograph.
Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.
Correspondence, photographs, reports, and publicity relating to the Ravinia Festival, a summer music festival held at Ravinia Park in Highland Park, Illinois, since 1904 (non-continuous).
Correspondence, original art, printed works, biographical information by and about Chicago calligrapher and designer Raymond F. DaBoll; includes ephemera from other artists.
Books, artwork, and poster showcasing the art of fiber and computer artist Renie Breskin Adams. Also includes an exhibition catalog and a collection focus catalog. Adams taught art at Northern Illinois University (where her husband David L. Wagner was also a professor) starting in 1977. Her art is on display at the Racine Art Museum and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Correspondence of the Reynolds family who emigrated from Ireland to Manchester, England in 1849, and their descendants who settled in the Chicago area. Collection contains significant material of one of these descendants, Anita McBride, who was an aspiring writer. Her materials include drafts of short stories, papers pertaining to an unpublished "as-told-to" memoir of retired police detective Ed Carmody called "Chicago Cop," and diaries spanning 1972 to 1999.
Collection of 33 stereograph images issued by various publishers, including images of animals, American scenes, staged domestic views and images of Hell. Includes wooden stereoscope.
Material relating to the genealogy of Richard Colles Johnson’s family, especially his Colles ancestors and relations, including correspondence, clippings, copies of documents and publications, memorabilia, and photographs.