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Jack Mabley papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mabley
Abstract Correspondence with colleagues, congratulatory letters, inter-office memos; works including newspaper clippings, subject files dealing with important stories including the 1968 Democratic Convention, the Richard Cain case, racketeering, police corruption, and vice in Chicago, miscellaneous articles and columns; biographical clippings, publicity, and interviews, and photographs of Mabley himself and with public figures such as Hugh Hefner and Richard Nixon. Mabley was a reporter and columnist...
Dates: 1937-2003

Jefferson Columbus Davis Papers

Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3057
Abstract Original journals, correspondence, photographs, engravings, newsclippings, together with some typed copies, documenting the career army officer's tenure as military governor of Alaska, 1867-1870, and his and his wife's tour of Mexico in 1878.
Dates: 1867-1878

Lerner Newspapers photograph collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lerner
Abstract Photographs from the Lerner Newspaper group publication Booster, a weekly newspaper on the north side of Chicago, and "VIP files" containing photographs of individuals used by the company. Booster photographs span from March 1978 to 1982, with fuller runs in 1978 and 1979, and scattered dates in 1980-1982.
Dates: approximately 1979-approximately 1982

Letterhead and stationery collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-NC1002-.L47-L48
Abstract This is a growing collection of letterheads, envelopes, and stationery sheets. Geographic coverage includes the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The bulk of materials come from Illinois, particularly the Chicago region. Most items were issued between approximately 1900 and approximately 1925.
Dates: approximately 1900-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1925

Lily Pagratis Venson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Venson
Abstract Journalism, research materials, and personal papers of Chicago journalist Lily Pagratis Venson, who wrote for Lerner Newspapers from 1963 to 1973. The papers include feature stories and editorials written by Venson as well as feature stories and editorials about her and her journalism. The papers also contain her research materials for ongoing stories she covered during her time at Lerner Newspapers: the Edgewater Golf Club land crusade and the demolition of the Edgewater Beach Hotel. She...
Dates: 1962-2011; Majority of material found within 1963-1973

M. W. Newman Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newman
Abstract Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.
Dates: 1917-2002

Martin A. O'Brennan Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brennan
Abstract Papers pertaining to Martin A. O’Brennan, an Irish nationalist activist, lawyer, newspaper editor, and amateur historian. The papers document O’Brennan’s Irish activities and his life in Chicago through correspondence and documents, manuscript copies of his speeches, printed pamphlets and copies of newspapers (both the Connaught Patriot and the Irish News), and ephemera-like advertisements, prospectuses, membership cards and printed lecture tickets.
Dates: approximately 1843-1878

Melville E. Stone Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Michael Reid Anti-Fascism Collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Reid
Abstract Appeals, calls to action, declarations, newspapers, notes, notices, poems, and resolutions by a variety of anti-fascist organizations in Chicago and United States that formed after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany. Groups such as the Chicago Committee to Aid Victims of German Fascism, the Provisional United Front Anti-Fascist Committee (Chicago), the National Committee to Aid Victims of German Fascism (New York City, New York), the International Relief Committee for Victims of Hitler...
Dates: 1933-1934

Michael Scullin American Indian rights collection

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Scullin
Abstract Collection of Michael Scullin, retired professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, contains mainly materials relating to the contemporary Indian rights movement. There are photocopied newspaper clippings from the Minneapolis Tribune and The Free Press (Mankato), pertaining to AIM and the Wounded Knee occupation; audio tapes (with digital copies) of an Indian Education Conference, and the American Indian Movement on Urban Indians; recorded music from the Rosebud Reservation, approximately...
Dates: 1951-1987; Majority of material found within 1970-1980

Mike Royko papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Royko
Abstract Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago Sun-Times (1978-1984); and the Chicago Tribune (1984-1997). Royko is known for writing his best-seller...
Dates: 1934-1997; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1997

Near North News photographs

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Near North
Abstract Photographs of the Near North News, a Chicago community newspaper founded in 1956 and published for over 40 years by Arne Matanky. Contains images of Chicagoans as well as national and international figures. Also a card file containing information on Chicago individuals and organizations, and a birthday index arranged by date.
Dates: approximately 1960-approximately 2000

Never The Same ephemera 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

Philip P. Bregstone papers

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

Richard Schaller papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Schaller
Abstract Government reports, photographs, protest newspapers, speech transcripts, posters, and newspaper clippings assembled by Richard Schaller, Head of the Sabotage, Espionage, and Countersubversion Department of the Naval Investigative Service Office in Chicago, related to his surveillance of individuals and organizations demonstrating at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Schaller’s transcribed organizer speeches were used as evidence in the Chicago Seven trial, where he also...
Dates: 1967-1973

Ring Lardner papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lardner
Abstract Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1805-2003; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1987

Robert Bruce Morrison papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-MorrisonR
Abstract Collection of publishing executive Robert Bruce Morrison, spouse of photographer Helen Balfour Morrison. Includes business correspondence, examples of advertising and marketing materials from several businesses, personal correspondence, and photographs by Helen Balfour Morrison.
Dates: 1845-1966; Majority of material found within 1927-1966

Robert K. Elder papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Elder
Abstract Articles by Robert K. Elder, a Chicago-area film and culture critic. The collection spans his entire career, with the bulk of material from his time at the Chicago Tribune (2000-2016).
Dates: 1992-2020

Robert Marsh Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Marsh
Abstract Music scholar and Chicago Sun-Times classical music critic for over thirty years. Marsh chronicled a golden age for classical music in Chicago, including the tenures of Fritz Reiner and Georg Solti at the CSO and the Lyric Opera in its infancy. The collection includes correspondence, record reviews, photographs, memorabilia, audio recordings, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1940-1986

Sherwood Ross papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross
Abstract Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.
Dates: 1956-2014

Solon Toothaker Kimball Papers

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Kimball
Abstract Research notes, writings, correspondence and photographs of anthropologist and educator Solon Toothaker Kimball, primarily relating to his work in Ireland (1930's) and among the Navajo (1936-1942). Also includes numerous source materials, particularly extensive newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1902-1981

Stanton, Schilling, and Parsons family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-SSP
Abstract Family history of the three main branches of a large Chicago based family. Includes over eight generations of correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and diaries, following family members across the United States, Europe, and the Philippines. Material relates to the biographical information of many family members, including their careers, family life, and hobbies.
Dates: 1733-2015; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1980

Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Storrs
Abstract Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Chabrol family, including correspondence between family members present during the Franco-Prussian War and the colonization of Algeria. Additionally, collection includes genealogical information about the...
Dates: 1850-2002; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945

Victor Lawson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawson
Abstract Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.
Dates: approximately 1860-1931; Majority of material found within 1885-1925

Walter Ansel Strong Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Strong
Abstract Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.
Dates: 1847-2008; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1931

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