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Carroll Binder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1955

Elaine Madlener Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Madlener
Abstract Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts by British author Charles Langbridge Morgan.
Dates: 1916-1966; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1965

Ellen Goldsmith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goldsmith
Abstract Large collection of photographs relating to the ballet, opera and cinema, dating from the 1940s through the early 1970s, amassed by Ellen (Teddy) Goldsmith, backstage worker at the Civic Opera House, home of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Many of the photographs are professional portraits of opera stars and ballet dancers – many autographed – and hundreds of personal and backstage snapshots. Also, a group of photos of movie stills, popular celebrities and performers, plus a small amount of...
Dates: 1933-2007

Felix Borowski Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Harriet Lundgren Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Lundgren
Abstract Material relating to the career of Chicago ballet dancer Harriet Lundgren. Includes three scrapbooks of clippings, articles, pictures and reviews regarding Lundgren, other dancers, and opera singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Also, a few articles and magazine excerpts on the ballet, several programs, and a collection of miscellaneous photographs of performers and celebrities.
Dates: 1917-1991; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1938

Hope Abelson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Abelson
Abstract Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.
Dates: 1914-2008; Majority of material found within 1949 - 2006

Iva Kitchell Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Kitchell
Abstract Six scrapbooks and large folder of loose material relating to the dance and performance career of Iva Kitchell. Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, reviews, advertising material, memorabilia and other miscellaneous items that cover Kitchell’s life, from her affiliation with the Chicago Civic Opera Ballet in 1926 to her retirement from an international stage career as a satiric dance mime in 1961. Also, a 1984 catalog of an exhibition of the paintings by her husband Stokely...
Dates: 1926-1984; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1958

John Doctoroff Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Doctoroff
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Dates: 1924-1967

Mark J. Satter papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Satter
Abstract Papers of Chicago-born, DePaul University, educated lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his career as an advocate against wage garnishment, his crusade to end public aid and the launch of a new Works Progress Administration to provide stable employment to the under and unemployed, and his life-long battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of “contract selling.” Includes his columns for the Chicago Defender, book...
Dates: 1931-1965; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1965

Rand McNally and Company Records

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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

Robert Marsh Papers

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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

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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Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Music critics -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Photographs -- 1851-1900 2
Photographs -- 2001-2050 2
Programs -- 1901-1950 2
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Signatures (names) -- 1951-2000 2
Art -- Exhibitions 1
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Audiotapes -- 1901-1950 1
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Ballet dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Photographs 1
Benefit performances -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History 1
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago (Ill.) 1
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Illiopolis (Ill.) -- History 1
Jewish artists -- United States 1
Jewish painters 1
Jews -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Jews -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews 1
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Korean War, 1950-1953 1
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Pictorial works 1
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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 2
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 2
Abelson, Hope 1
Adolphus Hotel (Dallas, Tex.) 1
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Albers, Charles H. 1
All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts 1
Alonso, Alicia 1
Ambassador East Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 1
American Council for Judaism 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anshe Emet Synagogue (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Baird, Warner G. 1
Baker family 1
Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich 1
Balk, Alfred 1
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 1
Bank, Marji 1
Bell, Laird 1
Berger, Elmer 1
Berliner Philharmoniker 1
Bernstein, Leonard 1
Bikel, Theodore 1
Binder, Carroll 1
Bingham, Barry 1
Bolm, Adolph 1
Borowski, Elsa 1
Borowski, Felix 1
Branstrom, William J. 1
Brown, Edward E. (Edward Eagle) 1
Bruscantini, Sesto 1
Budd, Ralph 1
Bush Conservatory (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Butterworth Center (Moline, Ill.) 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl), 1897-1979 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Chancellor, John 1
Chicago Clearing House Association 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago Opera Ballet 1
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1
Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Christoff, Boris 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Conkey, William B. 1
Contract Buyers' League 1
Cowles, John 1
Crawford, Cheryl 1
Daley, Richard J. 1
Danilova, Alexandra 1
Darrow, Clarence 1
Davis, Mitchell P. 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Dennis, Charles Henry 1
Dettmer, Roger 1
Dillard University 1
Doctoroff, John 1
Doctoroff, Rose, 1893-1956 1
Drake Hotel 1
Dutton, Mary L. 1
Edwards Place (Springfield, Ill.) 1
Eglevsky, André 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1
Engelhard, Benjamin M. 1
Federal Life Insurance Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Federated Press 1
Fernandez, Royes 1
Fishbein, Morris 1
Franklin, Frederic 1
Gannett, Lewis 1
Garfinkle, Ann 1
Garfinkle, Henry 1
Gerber, Daniel F. 1
Gerber, Frank D. 1
Gilmore, Eugene Stuart 1
Gobbi, Tito 1
Goldsmith, Dorothy 1
Goldsmith, Ellen 1
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Grainger, Percy 1
Grant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Grant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.). Women's Auxiliary 1
Grieg, Edvard 1
Hamilton, Isaac Miller 1
Harris, Paul Percy 1
Hindemith, Paul 1
Hirschberg, Abram 1
Holden, Stanley 1
Hollywood Beach Hotel (Hollywood, Fla.) 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Horner, Henry 1
Hotel Belvedere (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Illinois State Fair 1
Indy, Vincent d' 1
International Creative Artists and Craftsmen’s Guild 1
Karajan, Herbert von 1
Kaye, Danny 1
Kaye, Nora 1
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