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Nelson Algren-Christine and Neal Rowland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Algren Rowland
Abstract

Nelson Algren was an American author and journalist known for his witty, humanistic depictions of postwar working-class urban life. He is most famous for his novel The Man with the Golden Arm (1949), which won the first National Book Award for fiction. Collection consists of correspondence from Algren to his friends Christine and Neal Rowland.

Dates: 1940-1989; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1951

Nelson Algren papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-152
Abstract

Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.

Dates: 1960-1975

Nelson Algren-Stephen Deutch papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Algren-Deutch
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, publicity, works, and miscellaneous material about author Nelson Algren and photographer Stephen Deutch. Collection shows the friendship between the men, and consists mainly of material Deutch collected from and about Algren. Also includes files kept by Deutch's daughter Katherine Deutch Tatlock regarding her attempts to fund and make a documentary film about Algren.

Dates: 1951-2014

Never The Same ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-NTS
Abstract

Ephemera collected by Never The Same, a project begun by Northwestern University Professor Rebecca Zorach and Daniel Tucker, founder of AREAChicago. Never The Same collects items documenting socially and politically engaged art in Chicago since the 1960s. Collection consists of brochures, fliers, postcards, pamphlets, posters, artwork, books, journals, CDs, DVDs, and 3-dimensional artifacts emanating from a wide variety of sources, both individual and organizational.

Dates: 1968-2014

Newberry Library Archives

 Collection
Identifier: NL-Archives
Abstract

The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.

Dates: 1885-ongoing

Noga family-Gold Coast House of Correction papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Noga
Abstract

Articles, photos, letters, artwork and scrapbook pages documenting Czech-born brothers Francois R.E. Noga, Vincenc Noga, and to a lesser extent Adolph and Joseph Noga. The Noga brothers were artists and free-thinkers, and Vincenc Noga opened up two short-lived establishments similar to the Dil Pickle Club; the Pizen Pup Cafe and the Gold Coast House of Correction. Also contains later newsclipping articles about Slim Brundage and the College of Complexes.

Dates: 1922-2022; Majority of material found within 1922-1935

Norma B. Rubovits papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rubo
Abstract

Professional files and decorated, especially marbled papers assembled by Chicago paper artist Norma B. Rubovits. The specimen papers include about 1200 marbled by Ms. Rubovits herself and about as many marbled sheets that she acquired by exchange from other artists. Also here, many antique marbled endpapers salvaged from bindery waste.

Dates: 1800s-2009; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2009

Northwestern/Medill American Indians of Chicago oral history project records

 Collection — Box: AV HD 1, item: OralHistory2_HD_1
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Oral History 2
Abstract

Oral histories conducted by students at the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism to record life stories of twentieth and early twenty-first century American Indians of Chicago, whether they relocated to Chicago or are lifelong residents of the city.

Dates: 2015-2017

Official State & Provincial Road Map Collection of the United States & Canada

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Identifier: Maps-Official-State & Provincial
Abstract

Road maps issued by official state and provincial government agencies in the United States and Canada (over 2,500 maps, published 1924-ongoing).

Dates: 1924-2020; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2015

Olivia Monona papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monona
Abstract

Performance photographs, snapshots, newspaper clippings, and opera ephemera relating to the career of Olivia Monona Goldenberger, known professionally as Olivia Monona, from 1899 to 1943. Photographs illustrate the world of Chicago opera and musicals during the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s, with photographs of performances in Chicago, Highland Park, IL, and at the Ravinia Festival. Collection also contains portraits, passport, and news clippings about opera maestro Attico Bernabini.

Dates: 1899-1943

Ora Snyder papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Snyder
Abstract

Writings, speeches, photographs, promotional materials, and artifacts documenting the career of Ora Snyder (1876-1948), a Chicago candy maker founder of Mrs. Snyder’s Candies in 1909. Snyder was a pioneer in marketing and promoting candy, and often gave lectures on being a woman business owner.

Dates: 1887-1955; Majority of material found within 1910-1945

Orlando Cabanban photographs

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Cabanban
Abstract Negatives (35 mm and 120 film format), contact sheets, prints, and transparencies created by Chicago photographer Orlando Cabanban primarily of events related to the American Indian Center of Chicago during the late 1960s. Social activities documented include powwows, day camps, the AIC canoe club and basketball team, and the American Indian Festival held at the Field Museum. Also includes images of AIC meetings, demonstrations, individual and family portraits, miscellaneous photographs and...
Dates: approximately 1920s-1991; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1986

Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Cooper
Abstract

Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent cases of 1926-1928, and Cooper's testimony before Congress on the originality of typefaces, and ephemera from other artists.

Dates: 1903-1953; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1939

Parish Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parish
Abstract Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topics as electrification, the bicycling mania of the late 19th century, fires and fire insurance, and the remains of the World's Columbian Exposition. There are also several letters discussing an...
Dates: 1884-1896

Patrice Michaels papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Michaels
Abstract

Personal and professional papers of composer and performer (soprano and instrumentalist) Patrice Michaels. Professional material includes programs, scores, audio, and publicity about Michaels' performances. Personal papers include communication between Michaels and her mother in law, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, about Michaels' song cycle about Ginsburg's life and career.

Dates: 1973-2020

Patricia R. McMillen research papers on women lawyers in Illinois

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McMillen
Abstract

Research files for copy-editing and contributing biographical essays to the book "Bar None: 125 Years of Women Lawyers in Illinois", and accompanying traveling exhibition. Includes primary research on Marion H. Drake, Loise Foskette, Antoinette L. Funk, Cora B. Hirtzel, and Jane Crombie Trull.

Dates: 1996-1999

Paul Scott Mowrer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mowrer P
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and editor of the paper from 1935-1944. He was foreign editor of the New York Post from 1944-1947. An accomplished poet, Mowrer published...
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1971

Paula Gerard Renison Dance Sketches

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-RenisonP
Abstract

Six pencil sketches of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo dancers drawn by artist Paula Gerard Renison during rehearsals and performances at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, 1938-1939.

Dates: 1938-1939

Pelee Club records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pelee
Abstract Men’s fishing and hunting club located on Pelee Island on the Ontario side of Lake Erie. The club was founded by Chicago merchants and industrialists Anson Stager, John Wesley Doane, Martin Ryerson, Marshall Field, Anthony Frederich Seeberger, Otho Sylvester Arnold Sprague, and Erskine Morton Phelps. Its objective was to “promote the health and recreation of its members by the pursuit of fishing and hunting…” The club was probably initiated before 1881; its clubhouse was constructed in 1883;...
Dates: 1884-1908

Pete Brown collection of Native Americans in comic books

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-BrownP
Abstract

Comic books, graphic novels, and pop culture ephemera with Native American themes, characters, and imagery produced in North America from the years 1937 to 2015.

Dates: 1937-2015

Peter Nabokov Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Nabokov
Abstract

Research papers of author and American Indian Studies professor Peter Nabokov relating to his books, Indian Running: Native American History and Tradition and Native American Testimony anthologies.

Dates: 1937-1984; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984

Philip Dawkins playscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawkins
Abstract

Playscripts by Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins.

Dates: 2004-approximately 2012

Philip E. Vierling Illinois and Great Lakes postcard and ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Vierling
Abstract Postcards of Chicago scenes, including bridges, buildings, homes, lakefront and harbor, river, and major fairs; Illinois (mainly) canals, rivers, locks, bridges, and water- and wind-powered mills and factories; World War II Camp Grant; and Great Lakes region historic sites, especially forts. Also, Illinois and Michigan Canal notes and an 1832 House Report regarding the canal; miscellaneous 19th century receipts; a letter and advertising brochure for a Freeport businessman's rotary feed...
Dates: 1832-1950

Philip Hart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-135
Abstract

Small collection of letters and other materials about Theodore Thomas, founding music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra collected by Philip Hart, a music historian and former assistant manager of the CSO.

Dates: 1973-1974

Philip P. Bregstone papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bregstone
Abstract

Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime activities of his wife, Anne Rosenberg Bregstone.

Dates: 1889-1951; Majority of material found within 1931-1933

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 23
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Pullman Company 19
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 11
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Newberry Library 9
Art Institute of Chicago 8
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 8
Chicago Sun-Times 7
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971 7
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 6
Charles H. Kerr Company 6
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 6
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 6
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 6
Industrial Workers of the World 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Ade, George, 1866-1944 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 5
Chicago Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Long, Larry, 1936-2009 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 5
Pavley-Oukrainsky Ballet 5
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 5
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 5
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 5
University of Chicago 5
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 5
American Indian Center of Chicago 4
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 4
Barzel, Ann 4
Bell, Edward Price, 1869-1943 4
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 4
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 4
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 4
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 4
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 4
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 4
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 4
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 4
Illinois Central Railroad Company 4
Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925 4
Lipinski, Dolores 4
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 4
Rand McNally and Company 4
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 4
Rosemont, Franklin 4
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Steppenwolf Theatre Company 4
Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931 4
Tallchief, Maria 4
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008 4
Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 4
American Ballet Theatre 3
American National Red Cross 3
American Red Cross 3
Anderson, Margaret C. 3
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 3
Balanchine, George 3
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 3
Borroff, Edith, 1925-2019 3
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 3
Brundage, Slim, 1903-1990 3
Burbank, E. A. (Elbridge Ayer), 1858-1949 3
Caxton Club 3
Chicago Historical Society 3
Chicago Opera Ballet 3
City News Bureau of Chicago 3
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 3
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 3
DaBoll, Raymond F. 3
Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951 3
Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) 3
Dill Pickle Club (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 3
Field Museum of Natural History 3
Forbes, John Murray, 1813-1898 3
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972 3
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 3
Geronimo, 1829-1909 3
Gerstenberg, Alice 3
Graham, Martha 3
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 3
Howard, Alan, 1930- 3
Knox, Frank, 1874-1944 3
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 3
Lyric Opera of Chicago 3
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