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Rudolph Ganz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ganz
Abstract

Works, correspondence to and from prominent musical figures, family correspondence, clippings, photographs, programs, artifacts, and a couple of recordings of this world-renowned concert pianist, composer, conductor, and educator.

Dates: 1864-2013

Sluby collection of portrait photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sluby
Abstract

Paul E. Sluby, Sr., a genealogist and historian from Washington D.C., compiled this collection of early photographs of identified individuals. Many of the photographs were acquired at flea markets and antique stores in the northeastern United States. Also included are some letters, funeral notices, and a high school diploma.

Dates: approximately 1850-1953; Majority of material found within 1880-1930

Walter Ansel Strong Papers

 Collection
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

Will Ransom papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rans
Abstract Printer, commercial artist, bibliographer and author of works on American printing history and private presses who did freelance work in lettering, design and typography before becoming art editor at the University of Oklahoma Press. Largely the correspondence between Ransom and members of the Anglo-American fine press movement between 1920 and 1950, together with printed ephemera from these presses, and detailed notes about their history and publications. There are also files on Ransom's...
Dates: 1883-1954

William H. Peterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the...
Dates: 1891-2012

Woods family papers - Additions

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-2
Abstract Materials gathered and retained by Frank H. Woods Jr. relating to Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada and his Woods descendants. Includes Frank H. Woods’s correspondence and research notes for a biography of Henry Ruiter, notebooks with accounts, poetry and stories of his great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, and an account book of his great-grandfather, Elias Woods, Woods family deeds and receipts from Boone County, Illinois (1840s-1860s), and other miscellaneous early Woods...
Dates: 1842-1980

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Photographs -- 1901-1950 30
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 24
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 13
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 12
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 10
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Clippings -- 1951-2000 7
Clippings -- 1901-1950 6
Manuscripts, American 6
Sound recordings -- 1951-2000 6
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 5
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 3
Daguerreotypes (photographs) 3
Genealogies (histories) 3
Illinois -- Genealogy 3
Audiotapes -- 1951-2000 2
Authors, American 2
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 2
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 2
Diaries -- 1851-1900 2
Diaries -- 1901-1950 2
Genealogical correspondence 2
Journalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 2
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Music teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc. 2
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 2
Publishers and publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 2
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 2
Sisters -- Correspondence 2
Sound recordings -- 1901-1950 2
Tintypes (prints) 2
Women journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
20th century music -- History 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Accidents 1
Advertising -- Railroads -- United States 1
Advertising, Newspaper 1
Advice columns 1
Alcoholics 1
Amateur arts 1
Americana -- Collectors and collecting 1
Antiquarian booksellers 1
Architects -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography 1
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Architecture -- Middle West 1
Architecture, Domestic 1
Audiocassettes 1
Audiotapes -- 1901-1950 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Autochromes (photographs) 1
Barrington (Ill.) 1
Biographers 1
Book collecting 1
Book reviewing 1
Bookstores 1
Bookstores -- Illinois -- Chicago Region 1
Boone County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Bridgeport (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Buddhism 1
Buildings -- Salvaging -- Middle West 1
Burlington Zephyr (Express train) 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Businessmen -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Businessmen -- Illinois -- Lincoln -- Correspondence 1
Calligraphy (visual works) 1
Carpentersville (Ill.) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History 1
Chesterton (Ind.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- To 1875 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Industries 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Newspapers 1
Children's books -- Publishing 1
Children's books -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
China -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Christian Science 1
Clergy -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Clinton County (N.Y.) -- History 1
Clippings -- 1851-1900 1
Collective settlements -- Illinois -- Sangamon County 1
College students -- New Hampshire -- Hanover -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Company towns -- United States -- History 1
Composers 1
Composers -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Composition (Music) 1
Conductors (Music) 1
Copperhead movement 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1751-1800 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- 1951-2000 1
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Language
French 3
German 2
Polish 1
Swedish 1
 
Names
Pullman Company 3
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 2
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 2
Drury, John, 1898-1972 2
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Johnson family 2
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 2
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 2
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 2
Newberry Library 2
Rand McNally and Company 2
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 2
Strong, Walter Ansel, 1883-1931 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
Abercrombie, Gertrude, 1909-1977 1
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984 1
Adgate family 1
Adgate, Asa 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar, 1844-1900 1
Adler, Liebmann, 1812-1892 1
Akers, Milburn P. 1
Allen, Annie Cox, 1840-1895 1
Allen, Gideon W., 1835-1912 1
Allen, Ruth F., 1879-1963 1
American Field Service 1
American Mothers 1
American Red Cross in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
American Tract Society 1
Anderson, Margaret C. 1
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Art Institute of Chicago. School 1
Associated Press 1
Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich, 1837-1910 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Baril, Elmer J. 1
Barnes, Bessie 1
Bates family 1
Beberdick, Frank H. (Frank Harry), 1927- 1
Beech, Keyes 1
Bell, Laird, 1883-1965 1
Beloit College 1
Blew, John 1
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 1
Borden Company 1
Borowski, Elsa 1
Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956 1
Botsford family 1
Brewster family 1
Brothers of the Book 1
Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955 1
Bubley, Esther 1
Burck, Jacob 1
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 1
Callas, Maria, 1923-1977 1
Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988 1
Carnevali, Emanuel 1
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 1
Carson Pirie Scott 1
Cassidy, Claudia 1
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chamberlain family 1
Chamberlin, George E. 1
Chandler, Harry, 1864-1944 1
Chicago Daily Socialist 1
Chicago Journal of Commerce 1
Chicago Musical College 1
Chicago Sun-Times 1
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1
Chicago sun-times. School Services Division 1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
Christian family 1
Clark, Herma, 1871-1959 1
Club Belladonna (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Club Madrid (Milwaukee, Wisc.) 1
Cochran family 1
Cokenhour family 1
Colles family 1
Colles, Abraham, 1773-1843 1
Colles, Christopher, 1738-1816 1
Colles, John Armstrong Purefoy, 1834- 1
Colles, William Morris, 1819-1889 1
Conkey, William B. 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
Corliss Steam Engine Company 1
Cuala Press 1
Curt Teich & Co. 1
Dartmouth College 1
Dawson, George Ellis 1
Dawson, Julia Meacham 1
Dawson, Manierre, 1887-1969 1
Dawson, Mitchell, 1890-1956 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 1
Dedmon, Emmett 1
Derleth, August, 1909-1971 1
Dewey, Ken 1
Downs family 1
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