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Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petersen
Abstract Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a German soldier-admirer, 1914-1915. Topics include attitudes toward the impending war in Europe, the treatment of chronic illness, and the school and vacation experiences of a well-off young woman.
Dates: 1909-1970; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1930

Edward Price Bell Papers

 Collection
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

Keep the Home Fires Burning Club records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Home Fires
Abstract Club formed in Chicago during World War II, the purpose of which was to "cheer folks at home and keep up morale." The club often sent care packages of food or candy to servicemen overseas. Includes letters from servicemen, a few photographs, club minutes, and membership and dues lists.
Dates: 1943-1946

Paul Scott Mowrer papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mowrer P
Abstract Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and editor of the paper from 1935-1944. He was foreign editor of the New York Post from 1944-1947. An accomplished poet, Mowrer published nine...
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1971

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