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Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. ephemera collection

Identifier: Wing oversize-ZP 983-K344
Abstract Posters, paper fans, broadsides, and other ephemera created by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1990-2012

Blinc Publishing ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-B65 B55-1997
Abstract 23 items produced by Blinc Publishing between 1997 and 2015. Includes promotional posters, letterpress prints, compact discs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1997-2015

Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-ChicagoBLM
Abstract Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the exhibition.
Dates: 2014-ongoing

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-32
Abstract Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1849-1999

Encore Theatre Posters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Encore
Abstract Posters from Encore Theatre, an Old Town non-professional theater that produced musical theater productions year-round during the 1960s while training aspiring actors, crew members, and directors.
Dates: approximately 1960-1970

Enquirer Printing Co. Records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Enquirer
Abstract Chiefly correspondence between the Enquirer Printing Co. and the circuses for which it printed between 1948 and 1978. There are also photocopies of some ledger sheets from the 1920s concerning shipments to theater companies.
Dates: 1922-1979

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater Collection

Identifier: Dance-MS-Ensemble Espanol
Abstract Material collected by Libby Komaiko, founder of the Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, relating to her and the dance company. Consists mostly of photographs of Komaiko and other dancers, plus a few clippings, flyers, posters, programs, and miscellaneous pieces. Also, two copies of a videotape entitled “The First 20 Years, 1976-1996.”
Dates: 1974-2003

Helaine Victoria Press ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-H433 H45-1973
Abstract 102 items created by Helaine Victoria Press between 1973 and 1995. Includes postcards, bookmarks, catalogs, newsletters, promotional materials, broadsides, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1973-1995; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1989

Henry Kimball Hadley-Inez Barbour Programs and Posters

Identifier: Midwest-MS-133
Abstract Programs and posters of performances by conductor Henry Kimball Hadley and his wife, soprano Inez Barbour, dating from Barbour’s 1919 Aeolian Hall recital to a memorial concert for Hadley in 1938.
Dates: 1919-1938

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Hubbard
Abstract Hubbard Street Dance Company (renamed Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in 1993) was founded by dancer and choreographer Lou Conte in 1977 and has become one of the most successful and most internationally known dance companies to hail from Chicago. Records include administrative files, publicity materials, and audiovisual records of performances of the company.
Dates: 1971-2014

Illinois Ballet Records

Identifier: Dance-MS-Illinois Ballet
Abstract The Illinois Ballet was founded in 1959 by two former Sadler's Wells ballet dancers, Richard Ellis and Christine Du Boulay. The company presented several seasons of performances per year until its demise in 1972. The company remained constant with four soloists and ten corps members, and included two dancer/choreographers, Hy Somers and Dom Orejudos (aka Etienne). Collection consists of numerous performance photographs, programs and publicity material, a few pieces of correspondence and office...
Dates: 1959-1972

John M. Wing Foundation Printing Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File
Abstract Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.
Dates: Approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1999

Judith and Bruce Sagan Papers

Identifier: Dance-MS-Sagan
Abstract Material relating to the business career of Judith Sagan who founded the Harper Theater Dance Festival with her husband Bruce Sagan in 1965. This organization became the Harper Dance Foundation in 1970. A large portion of the collection concerns the Illinois Arts Council which supported the Sagans’ festival activities and on whose board both later served. Includes articles, clippings, correspondence, contracts, grant applications, programs, notes and other miscellaneous items concerning both...
Dates: 1965-1986

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

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

Native Americans in Film collection

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-NAIF
Abstract Collection of movie scripts featuring Native American themes, characters, and actors, augmented by a variety of visual materials. Consists of over 300 items including scripts, press and promotional booklets, lobby cards, posters, and photographs.
Dates: 1912-2018; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1995

Never The Same ephemera collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-NTS
Abstract Ephemera collected by Never The Same, a project begun by Northwestern University Professor Rebecca Zorach and Daniel Tucker, founder of AREAChicago. Never The Same collects items documenting socially and politically engaged art in Chicago since the 1960s. Collection consists of brochures, fliers, postcards, pamphlets, posters, artwork, books, journals, CDs, DVDs, and 3-dimensional artifacts emanating from a wide variety of sources, both individual and organizational.
Dates: 1968-2014

Paper specimen collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-TS1220-N49
Abstract A collection of paper specimen sheets, catalogs, binding materials, and other advertising materials issued primarily by paper companies. Geographic coverage includes primarily the United States and continental Europe.
Dates: approximately 1900-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

Richard Schaller papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Schaller
Abstract Government reports, photographs, protest newspapers, speech transcripts, posters, and newspaper clippings assembled by Richard Schaller, Head of the Sabotage, Espionage, and Countersubversion Department of the Naval Investigative Service Office in Chicago, related to his surveillance of individuals and organizations demonstrating at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. Schaller’s transcribed organizer speeches were used as evidence in the Chicago Seven trial, where he also...
Dates: 1967-1973

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