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Clay Judson Papers - Additions

Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dahl-Stedman
Abstract Two photo albums of buildings, mainly in Chicago, constructed by Dahl-Stedman firm. Photographs of excavation, construction, and completed buildings, both interior and exterior. Included are images of the Lumber Exchange Building, Marquette Cement Co., Harrington & King Building, Federal Electric Company, Chicago Racquet Club, St. Vincent Infant Asylum, Baskin Store, and several Ann Arbor schools. Also a manuscript guide to construction costs prepared by George Dahl, ca. 1900-1920, and...
Dates: 1900-1927

Dankmar Adler Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

Diana Huebert Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Huebert
Abstract Material collected by dancer Diana Huebert (Mrs. Abel Faidy), the bulk consisting of programs and photographs of herself and other dancers. Also, some articles she wrote or saved, including an autobiographical sketch, choreographic notes, and miscellaneous material relating to her husband, architect and designer Abel Faidy.
Dates: 1916-1983

Dill Pickle Club records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dill Pickle
Abstract Miscellaneous material relating to the Dill Pickle Club of Chicago, Illinois (1916-ca.1933) and its leading founder, John (Jack) Jones. The bulk of the collection, most of which was removed from two scrapbooks, consists of handbills, fliers, programs and posters announcing and advertising numerous lectures, readings, parties, plays and other regular activities. Also includes art work, business and membership items, clippings, a few letters, photographs, poetry and Jack Jones memorabilia.
Dates: 1906-1941; Majority of material found within 1915-1935

Doris Humphrey Society Records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Humphrey-Society
Abstract Records of the Doris Humphrey Society, a cultural non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of dance and dance theory. Includes administrative and promotional files for the Society from the 1980s to late 2000s. Collection also includes photographs, audiovisual, biographical, and promotional materials of Doris Humphrey and her dance career, with personal photographs of her childhood and family. Also includes a small number of materials from the MOMENTA dance company.
Dates: 1870-2011; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1997

Edith Farnsworth Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farnsworth
Abstract Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960s.
Dates: 1900-1977

Edna L. McRae papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums relating...
Dates: 1910-1990

Edna Lucile Baum Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Baum
Abstract Material relating to Chicago dance teacher and author Edna Lucile Baum, which includes incoming correspondence, writings, photographs, programs, dance notations and other miscellaneous printed items, scrapbooks and notebooks.
Dates: 1890-1981

Edward Eagle Brown family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown
Abstract Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendants in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.
Dates: 1749-1955; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1900

Edward Price Bell Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1942

Edwards Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.
Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1908

Ellen Goldsmith papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goldsmith
Abstract Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of...
Dates: 1933-2007

Emily Elliot Daland Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-155
Abstract Mainly letters from Emily Elliot Daland of Massachusetts to Helen Gerard in Florence, Italy, with a few to Gerard’s daughter Pauline, for whom Daland was acting as guardian of her small estate. Topics in letters include World War I shortages and hardships, the influenza epidemic, Hoover’s presidency, Prohibition, and the Great Depression. Also, three letters from Helen Gerard, a clipping, and a small collection of family snapshots.
Dates: 1916-1933

Endicott Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Endicott
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to the Endicott family and relatives of the Redden, Castle, and Smith families. These families lived primarily in the towns of Greenville, Stubblefield, and Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, Illinois. Topics discussed in the correspondence include marriage, domestic life, illness, and religion. Miscellaneous items include an account book, a paper written about dairy farming, and calling and greeting cards.
Dates: 1868-1986

Ernestine Stodelle Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Stodelle
Abstract Collection of files kept by Ernestine Stodelle regarding her professional life as dancer, teacher, author and dance critic. Material relates to Stodelle’s own career and her association with dance figures Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Jose Limon and Louis Horst. Consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, lectures, programs, reviews, tributes, photographs, dance descriptions and reconstructions.
Dates: 1925-2006

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing
Abstract Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Dates: 1928-1980

Eugene Olshansky Photographs

Identifier: Dance-MS-Olshansky
Abstract Photographs of productions staged by the Original Ballets Russes (aka the Ballet Russes du Col. W. de Basil) and the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo between 1935 and 1941, taken by Chicago businessman and balletomane Eugene Olshansky. Also, two operatic portraits, a few personal photographs, and several pieces of ephemera.
Dates: 1935-1986; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1941

Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens2
Abstract Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' first husband, Paul Tietjens; and three boxes of photographs.
Dates: 1847-1972

F. Peter Weil Collection of Photographs of the Tosia Mundstock Dance Group

Identifier: Dance-MS-Weil
Abstract 85 photographs of an amateur Detroit modern dance group led by German dancer Tosia Mundstock.
Dates: approximately 1946-1950

Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler and Sigmund Zeisler Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Zeisler
Abstract Correspondence to and from pianist Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler, Sigmund Zeisler, their sons Ernest, Leonard and Paul, and relatives and friends; also, miscellaneous material relating to Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler's life and musical career, including a biography of Fannie Zeisler written by her husband Sigmund; works of Sigmund Zeisler relating to his legal career and involvement in the Haymarket riots of 1886; also assorted memorabilia of Fannie Zeisler and the Zeisler family, photographs of the...
Dates: 1869-1981; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1931

Fanny Butcher papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

Felix Borowski Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Field Enterprises records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Field Enterprises
Abstract Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.
Dates: 1858-2007; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

Francis Fisher Browne papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Browne
Abstract Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.
Dates: approximately 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1915

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