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Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Allen
Abstract Courtship letters of lawyer and Wisconsin statesman Gideon W. Allen and his future wife Annie Cox during the years of 1863-1865 in which they discuss current their political and religious beliefs, Allen's travels throughout Wisconsin while looking for work, and Cox's life as a woman in Madison, Wisconsin. Also an unfinished biography of renowned botanist Ruth F. Allen by Mabel Nebel, incoming correspondence of Ruth F. Allen, and other family correspondence, photographs, and personal materials...
Dates: 1862-1964

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Dankmar Adler Papers

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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

Edwards Family Papers

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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

Endicott Family Papers

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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

Fanny Butcher papers

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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

Lewis family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850-1950

Lloyd Lewis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lewis
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1886-1985; Majority of material found within 1905-1949

Loren M. Knowles family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811-1961

Malcolm Cowley papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cowley
Abstract Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.
Dates: approximately 1850-2004; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1985

Rudolph Ganz Papers

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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

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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

Steele-Winters Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Steele-Winters
Abstract Correspondence, estate papers, family records, farm related accounts, diaries, cards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, oral histories, and photographs of the Steele and Winters families. Both families were early homesteaders and farmers in rural northwestern Illinois, settling in and around Bureau, Sangamon, and Winnebago Counties in Illinois in the early 1800s. Their extended families continue to live and farm in these areas to the present day.
Dates: 1860-2009; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1970

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Allen, Gideon W. 1
Allen, Ruth F. 1
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1
American Field Service 1
American Mothers 1
American Red Cross in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
American Tract Society 1
American Writers' Congress 1
Anderson, Sherwood 1
Aragon 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Asch, Nathan 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Baker family 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Basso, Hamilton 1
Best, Marshall 1
Bliven, Bruce 1
Blume, Peter 1
Brewster family 1
Bryan, William Lowe 1
Burke, Kenneth 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
Cather, Willa 1
Cheever, John 1
Chicago Musical College 1
Chicago Stock Exchange Building (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 1
Christian family 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Cokenhour family 1
Cowley, Malcolm 1
Dos Passos, John 1
Downs family 1
Eberhart, Mignon G. (Mignon Good) 1
Edwards family 1
Edwards, John C. 1
Endicott family 1
Endicott, Louis E. 1
Epworth League (U.S.) 1
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas) 1
Ferber, Edna 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis 1
Ganz, Rudolph 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram) 1
Goodwin, Philip Lippincott 1
Helvig family 1
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Hoyal family 1
Hyde family 1
Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society 1
Indiana University 1
Jackson family 1
Josephson, Matthew 1
Kauffman family 1
Kennelly, Martin H. 1
Kerouac, Jack 1
Klauder family 1
Knowles family 1
Knowles, Beatrice Michell 1
Knowles, Hannibal 1
Knowles, Julia Adgate 1
Knowles, Loren M. 1
Knowles, Sarah E. Clark 1
Kohn, A. (Abraham) 1
Lamson family 1
Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica) 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Graceanna 1
Lewis, Kathryn 1
Lewis, Louise 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
MacMurray College 1
Marshall Field & Company 1
McCormick Theological Seminary 1
McCormick, Chauncey 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
Meeker, Arthur, 1902-1971 1
Michel family 1
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 1
Monaghan, Jay 1
Nebel, Mabel, Dr. 1
Newberry Library 1
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