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Kay Ashton-Stevens papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-StevensK
Abstract Correspondence, personal and career related materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago actress, television and radio personality, and wife of critic Ashton Stevens, Kay Ashton-Stevens.
Dates: 1905-1978

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

Lewis family papers

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

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

 Collection — Box: AV USB 1
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

Lutz-Chamberlin family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lutz-Chamberlin
Abstract Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written when he was a student at Dartmouth and subsequently as an officer in the Civil War, plus letters of other Chamberlin family members, mostly through the 1860's. The Lutz correspondence consists of...
Dates: 1844-1992

Malcolm Cowley papers

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

Margot Grimmer Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Grimmer
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago dancer Margot Grimmer, including clippings, advertising items, programs, a few miscellaneous incoming letters, and numerous photographs.
Dates: 1956-1984

Mark Turbyfill Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Turbyfill
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance programs, photographs, a cassette tape of him reading, and a published genealogy of the Turbyfill family.
Dates: 1911-1985

Matt Rizzo papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rizzo
Abstract Typescript essays and a treatise (some in Braille) by Matt Rizzo, Chicago philosopher/writer who was blinded in a robbery at age 22. Collection also includes photo-reproductions of Rizzo with son Charlie and guide dogs, a news clipping about Rizzo's life, audiocassettes of Rizzo dictating parts of his works, a Perkins Brailler, and Rizzo's two Brailling slates with an accompanying stylus for writing Braille.
Dates: approximately 1940s-2002

May Valentine Opera Photograph Collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Valentine
Abstract Photographs of opera singers and conductors, collected by May Valentine, chorus director and music librarian for the Chicago Lyric Opera for 44 years. Mostly undated professional stills of individuals, plus a few stage scenes and miscellaneous group shots.
Dates: approximately 1910-1972

Mike Nussbaum Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nussbaum
Abstract Playscripts, photographs, clippings, and miscellaneous personal and production materials of Chicago actor and director known for his work with playwright David Mamet and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Dates: 1945-2017; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2015

Mina Hager Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hager
Abstract Material relating to the career of mezzo-soprano Mina Hager (Mrs. Fred Heidenson), including incoming correspondence from John Alden Carpenter and others, programs, clippings and other memorabilia. Also, practice and demo tapes, sound recordings (78 rpm and 45 rpm, LP) and a collection of manuscript and published sheet music, mostly by John Alden Carpenter.
Dates: 1892-1977; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1970

Mitchell Dawson papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Orlando Cabanban photographs

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

Paul Romaine Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Romaine
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Milwaukee and Chicago bookseller and bon vivant Paul Romaine. Also photographs, memorabilia, diaries, clippings, writings (of Romaine and others), plus items relating to theater, music, political events and persons who interested Romaine.
Dates: 1880-1986; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1983

Pullman Company Records - Audiovisual Materials

Identifier: Case-Pullman-13
Abstract Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, films, filmstrips, and sound recordings, documenting Pullman’s Palace Car Company and Pullman Company cars and car furnishings, officials and employees, properties, advertising, and employee recruitment and training. Forms part of the Pullman Company Records.
Dates: 1872-1976

R. Ford Bentley Papers

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Bentley
Abstract Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.
Dates: approximately 1830-1990; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Ralph Korngold papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Korngold
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and personal items relating to the life and work of Socialist journalist and historical biographer Ralph Korngold.
Dates: 1867-1994; Majority of material found within 1909 - 1964

Rand McNally and Company records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rand
Abstract Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Dates: 1856-1996

Raven Theatre Records

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raven
Abstract Records related to Chicago’s Raven Theatre’s administration, development, history, and productions. Materials include box office reports, building plans, and correspondence, as well as budgets, flyers, photographs, reviews, press releases, programs, annotated scripts, and set designs for Raven Theatre’s main stage and “shorties”/one act productions.
Dates: approximately 1940-2015; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2013

Richard Colles Johnson - Colles Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Johnson
Abstract Material relating to the genealogy of Richard Colles Johnson’s family, especially his Colles ancestors and relations, including correspondence, clippings, copies of documents and publications, memorabilia, and photographs.
Dates: 1746-2002; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1998

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

Rudolph Ganz Papers

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

Rudy Horn Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Horn
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago entertainer known as the "Comedy King of Vaudeville." His father was Henry Horn, who operated and booked nightclubs in the early 1900s and was the onetime owner of Chicago's Green Mill Tavern. Born in 1909, Horn performed as a dancer, comedian, and emcee throughout the US and Europe.
Dates: 1920-1995

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Abraham Lincoln Book Shop 1
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Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation 1
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