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Frederic Grant Gleason papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

Frederic Warde Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Warde
Abstract Correspondence between Frederic Warde and William A. Kittredge with a few related items.
Dates: 1921-1939

Frederick John Rank papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rank
Abstract The Frederick John Rank papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain family correspondence, some of which relates to Rank's son's attempt for an assistant postmaster general appointment.
Dates: 1872-2013; Majority of material found within 1875-1939

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

F.W. Clark papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903-1916

Gene Dekovic Papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Dekovic
Abstract Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and author.
Dates: 1951-2006

George A. Gonder Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gonder
Abstract Church-related correspondence and documents of George A. Gonder, Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion convert and official in Kansas and Illinois. Includes postcards showing Zion City parks, buildings, and church officials.
Dates: 1899-1907

George Ade Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Dates: 1865-1971

George Edwin Dolton papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dolton
Abstract Letters, diaries, printed ephemera, photographs, and other material of school teacher and surveyor George Edwin Dolton, of Thornton, Illinois, and St. Louis, Missouri, who served (1862-1865) in the Battery M of the 1st Regiment of Illinois Light Artillery in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. Postwar family and business correspondence, diaries, and printed ephemera from Illinois, and after 1871 from St. Louis, document Dolton's wholesale merchandising business, family life, and political...
Dates: 1862-1906; Majority of material found within 1862-1906

George Philip Krapp diaries

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Krapp
Abstract Diaries of American scholar and university professor George Philip Krapp, kept while a student at Wittenberg College and on a trip to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Diaries provide full descriptions of the fair and Chicago, together with interesting reflections on student life and Krapp's decision to pursue scholarship.
Dates: 1890-1897; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1893

George Salter papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Salter
Abstract Prominent German-American calligrapher and one of the most admired designers of book jackets in the United States. Papers consist chiefly of art work, correspondence, contracts, and printed materials relating to design projects executed in New York along with earlier German design projects. Also includes correspondence with American and German colleagues (some in German), most notably Walter Brudi, Kurt Schauer, E.F.H Schneidler, and Jeanyee Wong; drafts of articles by Salter; papers relating...
Dates: 1919-1980

Gerald F. Fitzgerald Suburban Bancorp Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fitzgerald 2
Abstract Annual reports, histories, prospectuses, annual meeting notifications and other materials produced by the Chicago region’s Suburban Bancorp (1982-1994) and its predecessor Suburban Banking Group (1971-1982), launched by Gerald F. Fitzgerald in 1961. Also materials related to subsidiary Chicago suburban banks that were acquired by Suburban Bancorp, documents relating to the banks during the Depression and World War II period, and materials relating to Suburban Bancorp’s merger with Harris...
Dates: 1926-1995

Germanistic Society of Chicago Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-157
Abstract Membership lists, lecture announcements, and annual meeting minutes kept by Louis Guenzel, recording secretary of the Society and a Chicago architect. The lists provide an inventory of prominent citizens of German extraction in pre-World War I Chicago, and also reflect the gradual withdrawal of support for German-centered activities prior to World War I.
Dates: 1907-1915

Glen Wiche papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wiche
Abstract Materials from Glen Wiche (1950-2020), owner of the London Bookshop, author, and member of the Caxton Club. Includes typescripts of his talks and presentations with related materials and a 1976 Letter of Appreciation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation thanking Wiche for his assistance in a case of a stolen book offered to him for sale. All items are in custom boxes handmade by Scott Kellar.
Dates: 1976-1995; Majority of material found within 1990-1995

Goodman Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family
Abstract 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

Gookin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883-1921

Graham Taylor papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Taylor
Abstract Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.
Dates: 1820-1975; Majority of material found within 1866-1940

Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitchcock
Abstract Copies of letters, diaries, and photographs of Ruth Daube Gridley (diaries from 1917-1950) and daughter Marion Gridley Hitchcock (diary from 1951-1958). Also copies of letters to Marion by her father, William Whiting Gridley, after the death of his wife that concern his life as sole caretaker for Marion's sister, who was treated for mental illness. Collection also contains a large set of original correspondence from Marion's great-aunt, Josephine Wheat Gridley, primarily concerning family...
Dates: 1860-2007; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Guild Literary Complex records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Guild-Literary
Abstract Administrative and publicity/promotion files of the Guild Literary Complex, a community-based literary organization that was founded in Chicago in 1989. The group hosts literature-based events and programs throughout the year, including the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Award, and prose awards for short fiction and non-fiction. The Guild was also affiliated with Tia Chucha Press, and the records contain some administrative records from them.
Dates: 1989-2015

Hambleton Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-022
Abstract Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton. Also one letter by Vera S. Wolfe, daughter of conductor Frederick Stock to Peggy Hambleton Murphy.
Dates: 1871-1932

Hamilton Forrest Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Forrest
Abstract Correspondence, music and lyrics (including scripts with stage directions), newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Hamilton Forrest, a 20th-century composer known for his arrangements of American folksongs, most notably “He’s Got the Whole Word in His Hands.”
Dates: 1940-1951

Harold John Hartlieb Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hartlieb
Abstract Correspondence and military documents from Harold John Hartlieb’s service during World War II.
Dates: approximately 1945

Harold L. Stuart Travel Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stuart
Abstract Scrapbooks compiled by Chicago investment banker Harold L. Stuart documenting his travels in Europe from 1912 to 1939. Contains travel ephemera and written narratives of each trip.
Dates: 1912-1939

Harriet Lundgren Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Lundgren
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.
Dates: 1917-1991; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

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Chicago sun-times 7
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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 6
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Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Charles H. Kerr Company 6
Dennis, Charles Henry 6
Industrial Workers of the World 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
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Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 5
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 5
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
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Hecht, Ben 5
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 5
University of Chicago 5
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
Barzel, Ann 4
Bell, Edward Price 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 4
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Butcher, Fanny 4
Chicago Reader 4
Conroy, Jack 4
Darrow, Clarence 4
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 4
Field, Eugene 4
Garland, Hamlin 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
Lawson, Victor Freemont 4
Lewis, Lloyd 4
Lipinski, Dolores 4
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 4
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 4
Rand McNally and Company 4
Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
Rosemont, Franklin 4
Shaw family 4
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 4
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American Ballet Theatre 3
American Indian Center of Chicago 3
American National Red Cross 3
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 3
Chicago Historical Society 3
Chicago Opera Ballet 3
Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion 3
City News Bureau of Chicago 3
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