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Dorothy Dow Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dow
Abstract Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel and several literary studies. Also, an informal autobiography and parts of an early episodic diary, a few photographs, scrapbooks and notebooks containing clippings, drafts and notes relating to her...
Dates: 1920-1993

Edith Franklin Wyatt Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wyatt
Abstract Correspondence of Chicago writer and social activist Edith Franklin Wyatt, plus drafts of works, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings and mementos.
Dates: 1894-1968; Majority of material found within 1894 - 1955

Eunice Tietjens Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tietjens
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.
Dates: 1898-1944

Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions

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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

Finley Peter Dunne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dunne
Abstract Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.
Dates: 1925-1992

Floyd Dell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dell
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.
Dates: 1908-1969

Francis Fisher Browne papers

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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

George Ade Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ade
Abstract Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of the Town," and for his innumerable fables in slang.
Dates: 1865-1971

Henry Blake Fuller papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

James T. Farrell Centenary Committee Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Farrell-Centenary
Abstract Correspondence, planning, publicity, photographs, and event materials from the James T. Farrell Centenary Committee, a group who organized support for the recognition of author James T. Farrell and activities celebrating the 2004 centennial of Farrell’s birth in Chicago.
Dates: 2004-2005

James T. Farrell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-156
Abstract Seven manuscript items written by author James T. Farrell. Includes two letters to Robert Hardy Andrews, editor of a Chicago literary magazine Midweek; one letter to “Louis”; and four one-page pieces of commentary on his short stories. Also, a large signed photograph of Farrell speaking at the “Mobilization of the International Peace and Freedom Day” in Paris, 1949.
Dates: 1949-1967

Mark Turbyfill Papers

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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

Nelson Algren Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-152
Abstract Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.
Dates: 1960-1975

Ring Lardner Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lardner
Abstract Correspondence and writings of journalist and humorist author Ring Lardner. Also estate papers, including royalty records through 2003, biographical materials, publicity and reviews, adaptations of writings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1805-2003; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1987

Selma Walden Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-WaldenS
Abstract Correspondence, writing, photographs, and mementos of a Chicago working woman and poet, Selma Walden. Also writings by family members, including extensive biographical writings by and about those family members.
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1951

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