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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Other Corporations

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-8
Abstract Railroads and other interests built or acquired by CB&Q as the company advanced west of the Mississippi, expanding the empire throughout the Midwest and western states. Most series include a volume of corporate records detailing articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, resolutions, and notice of acquisition or dissolution. Other materials include annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, journals, ledgers, legal papers, contracts, construction statements, equipment...
Dates: 1820-1964; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1900

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Payroll Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-9
Abstract

Payroll books of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), organized by division, and including name, type of job, and compensation information. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1879-1938; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1900

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Personal Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-4
Abstract Collections of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs of three people related to the CB&Q but whose papers do not constitute part of the records of the company. Includes papers of C.E. Perkins's wife Edith Forbes Perkins, his daughter Edith Perkins Cunningham, and William A. Davis, postmaster for St. Joseph, Missouri, supposedly the first to suggest Railway Mail Service as a replacement for the Pony Express. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company...
Dates: 1862-1934

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-5
Abstract

Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews, Burlington Route chapter readings by its author, and radio programs. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: approximately 1852-1975

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-1&2
Abstract

Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, and the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Rail Road Company. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1849-1889

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Securities

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-4
Abstract

Financial materials of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), primarily papers and oversize volumes concerning stocks and bonds, showing the history of sales and transfers. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

Dates: 1856-1922

Chicago Business Men's Orchestra Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-154
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings and programs of this orchestra, established in 1921, which was composed of men working in Chicago business firms. Later renamed the Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

Dates: 1941-1962

Chicago Calligraphy Collective Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-CCC
Abstract Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items. Also included is correspondence among early members, as well as between members and calligraphers outside of Chicago. There is an extensive collection of the newsletters of other calligraphy clubs...
Dates: 1963-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2015

Chicago Chamber Musicians records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Chamber 2
Abstract Chicago organization founded in 1986 by musicians Larry Combs, Joseph Genualdi, Deborah Sobol, and Gail Williams for the purpose of building an internationally recognized institution devoted to the study and performance of chamber music by string and wood instruments. Records include minutes, financial and fundraising papers, season records, photographs, press clippings, awards, and files relating to the Centennial celebration, general program files, special program files (children's and...
Dates: 1986-2014

Chicago City Ballet records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CCB
Abstract

Administrative, promotional, and audiovisual records of the Chicago City Ballet, founded by prima ballerina Maria Tallchief in 1980. The successor of the Lyric Opera Ballet, this resident ballet company toured and performed in Chicago and throughout the United States until dissolving in 1987. Also includes photographs and musical scores.

Dates: 1924-2001; Majority of material found within 1980-1987

Chicago City Ballet School records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CCB School
Abstract

The School of the Chicago City Ballet was founded in 1980 by Maria Tallchief and affiliated with the Chicago City Ballet, outlasting the company by six years until its closing in 1993. Includes administrative records, publicity materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1980-1994

Chicago Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Club
Abstract The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most successful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several...
Dates: 1959-1984

Chicago Community Trust Excellence in Dance Initiative Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Dance Initiative
Abstract

Administrative files, consultant files and a collection of background information and publications relating to the field of dance and specifically to the activities of a short-term initiative developed by the Chicago Community Trust which had the aim of strengthening the field of dance in Chicago.

Dates: 1999-2007

Chicago Dance and Music Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CDAMA
Abstract

Records of the Chicago Dance Coalition, the Chicago Music Alliance, and the merged Chicago Dance and Music Alliance. Includes administrative, financial, and photographic materials as well as audiovisual and digital data items.

Dates: 1980-2005; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2000

Chicago Dance Medium records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CDMedium
Abstract

Videos, photographs, publicity, programs, and administrative files of The Chicago Dance Medium, a dance ensemble created to bring dance as an art form to school-age children in Chicago. The ensemble was founded by dancer and choreographer Rosemary Doolas, and was active in Chicago from its founding in 1979 until Doolas's death in 2021.

Dates: 1979-2003

Chicago Hand Bookbinders Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-CHB
Abstract

Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.

Dates: 1979-2007

Chicago Lakefront and River Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-129
Abstract

58 prints of Chicago lakefront and river scenes, found in a manila envelope marked: “Prints from glass negatives produced by the Corps of Engineers ca. 1890; originals now with the Chicago Maritime Society.”

Dates: approximately 1890

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CNADM
Abstract

The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) was founded in 1912 and serves as a resource of continuing education for dance teachers and their students. Records include workshop reports, dance notes, and audiovisual recordings of CNADM workshops.

Dates: 1925-ongoing

Chicago Press Club Chicagoan of the Year Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Press Club
Abstract

Records compiled by the Chairman of the Chicagoan of the Year Award Committee, Roger B. Johnston, that include Press Club newsletters, publicity material, awardee biographical information, correspondence, and information about the nomination process. Also includes a plaque with award winner names from 1959 to 1985.

Dates: 1973-1986

Chicago Reader artwork collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader A
Abstract

Original works by various artists commissioned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Dates: 1973-2005

Chicago Reader photographs: News collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader PN
Abstract

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.

Dates: 1973-2007

Chicago Reader photographs: Performance collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader PP
Abstract

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.

Dates: approximately 1960s-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Chicago Reader records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader R
Abstract

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Dates: 1971-2000

Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble (CRDE) records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Chicago-Repertory
Abstract

A troupe that showcased the works of Chicago choreographers, the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble was founded in 1981 by Tara Mitton and headquartered at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts building until its dissolution in 1992. Records include administrative files, photographs, publicity, and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1981-1992

Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-176
Abstract

Sixteen professional photographs of the area of Chicago known as the Stockyards Industrial Park which was developed after the closing of the Union Stock Yards in 1971. The Industrial Park is home to various small factories, none of which are involved in meatpacking. Few of the original structures remain, excepting the great limestone arch erected in 1879 to mark the stockyard entrance.

Dates: approximately 1975

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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 33
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Monroe, Harriet 14
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 11
Page, Ruth 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 5
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 5
Lincoln, Abraham 5
Long, Larry 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 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
Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 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
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