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Count Harry Kessler letters

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kess
Abstract Designer, publisher and patron of fine press printing. His first book was the Notizen über Mexico (1898). After founding the Cranach Press at Weimar in 1913, he commissioned type designs from Edward Johnston and a book version of Gordon Craig's staging of Hamlet with designs by Craig. Incoming correspondence, largely in English, with a small number of drafts or carbon copies of outgoing letters. Included are letters from Sidney Cockerell, Edward Gordon Craig, Eric Gill, Edward Johnston,...
Dates: 1898-1937

Coventry Group records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Coventry
Abstract Project files of Kim Coventry and The Coventry Group, LLC, a firm that works on concept development and publication and exhibition production for a variety of mostly Chicago-area clients, including individuals, families, universities, museums, and businesses. The finished publications are cataloged separately.
Dates: 1992-2014

C.R. Clark Photograph Book

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark
Abstract Volume of individually mounted photographs compiled by C.R. Clark for Byron L. Smith, approximately 1911, showing scenes of Chicago before and after the 1871 fire. Includes a letter relating to Smith’s acquisition of the photograph book, and the original front and back covers.
Dates: approximately 1865-1872, 1911

Crane Company Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Crane
Abstract Foundry established in Chicago in 1855 by R.T. Crane which became a major industry in manufacturing electrical and plumbing supplies. Records were kept by stenographer/cashier Margaret Laue, mostly pertaining to Crane Co.'s social events for employees, including plays, programs, centennial events, and an annual picnic at Riverview Amusement Park. Includes cards, invitations, programs, desk diaries, tickets, pins, and medals.
Dates: 1920-1955

Curt Teich Co. records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Teich Co.
Abstract The Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection is the nation’s largest public collection of postcards and related materials. The core collection in the Teich Archives, acquired by the Lake County Discovery Museum in 1982 and subsequently transferred to the Newberry in 2016, is the industrial archives of the Curt Teich Company of Chicago, which operated from 1898 to 1978 as the world’s largest printer of view and advertising postcards. The Teich Company saved examples of nearly every image printed,...
Dates: 1898-2002; Majority of material found within 1900-1978

Curtis MacDougall papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MacDougall
Abstract Journalist and professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism who wrote one of the definitive textbooks of American journalism. An activist in civic affairs, McDougall ran for Congress as a Democrat in Illinois' 10th District, for the U.S. Senate as a Progressive Party candidate, and as a Peace Party candidate for the 13th Congressional District. His papers include correspondence, subject files concerning his many interests and activities, published articles, CDs,...
Dates: 1922-1989

Dahl-Stedman Co. Builders Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dahl-Stedman
Abstract Two photo albums of buildings, mainly in Chicago, constructed by Dahl-Stedman firm. Photographs of excavation, construction, and completed buildings, both interior and exterior. Included are images of the Lumber Exchange Building, Marquette Cement Co., Harrington & King Building, Federal Electric Company, Chicago Racquet Club, St. Vincent Infant Asylum, Baskin Store, and several Ann Arbor schools. Also a manuscript guide to construction costs prepared by George Dahl, ca. 1900-1920, and...
Dates: 1900-1927

Dale Kramer papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-KramerD
Abstract Journalist, biographer, and literary historian. Kramer's papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and five Chicago notebooks containing a record of his research and some correspondence of literary figures for his book Chicago Renaissance (1966), about the Chicago Literary Renaissance of the early 20th century.
Dates: 1930-1966

Dan Tucker papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tucker
Abstract Composer Dan Tucker worked for the Chicago Herald-American, Chicago's American, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune as a music reviewer, editor, and editorial page writer. His musical works have been performed at the Kennedy Center, CSO, His Majesties Clerkes, for the Bicentennial, and other venues and occasions. Additions include scrapbooks of clippings, articles, and programs; typescripts; correspondence; musical scores, and a card file box of addresses and phone numbers. Also received...
Dates: approximately 1949-2013

Dance For Life Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Dance For Life
Abstract Project notebooks, publicity, promotional materials, and audiovisual footage from Dance For Life, a yearly dance event organized by Chicago Dancers United. According to their website, " Dance for Life Chicago is the annual benefit dance concert presenting and showcasing the city’s unique diversity of talent, dance traditions and styles by bringing together the incredibly talented, world-renowned professional dancers of Chicago for one night on the same stage. The dance community unites...
Dates: 1992-2016

Dance Horizons Records

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Identifier: Dance-MS-Dance Horizons
Abstract Films, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting the activities of a Highland Park modern dance venue consisting of three separate, but interrelated groups (The Trio, Dance Horizons, North Shore Dance Workshop) operated by Martha Koplin, Suzanne Ettlinger, and Dorothy Mozen, and active from 1958-1977. The three offered classes for children and adults, and held and filmed workshops with visiting artists including Merce Cunningham, Daniel Nagrin, Katherine Litz, Alwin Nikolais,...
Dates: 1958-1977

Daniel Lyman Chandler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-128
Abstract Twelve letters of New Englander Daniel Lyman Chandler from Chicago, Illinois, and Ogden, Kansas, to his relatives,1855-1863, which describe life in Chicago and in the Kansas Territory. Also, two other letters from his nephew John and a woman named Elisabeth Hewins.
Dates: 1855-1866

Daniel S. Dickinson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dickinson
Abstract Daniel S. Dickinson was a prominent Civil War politician from New York, a conservative Democrat who worked toward compromise before the war began. During the war, he sought to quash Union internal political disagreement and after the war he remained in politics. He was commended by the public and politicians on both sides of the conflict for his oratorical skills and genial manner. This collection is mainly composed of correspondence to that effect, as well as some letters on the subjects of...
Dates: 1799-1892; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1860

Daniel Thornburgh - Curtis MacDougall research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Thornburgh
Abstract Correspondence, research notes, drafts, and other materials relating to Thornburgh's 1980 Indiana University Ed.D. dissertation on Curtis MacDougall.
Dates: 1975-1989

Dankmar Adler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

D'Arcy McNickle Papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-McNickle
Abstract Literary and scholarly manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, and other materials of D'Arcy McNickle, American Indian author, government employee, community organizer, anthropologist, and historian. Records cover McNickle's work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, American Indian Development, Inc., the University of Saskatchewan, and the Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library.
Dates: 1913-1986; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1977

Darrow Family Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Darrow
Abstract Four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, school papers and a few pieces of memorabilia. Scrapbooks contain many articles by and about the career of Clarence Darrow; also, some articles referring to Greeley, Colorado, sometime home of Clarence Darrow's son Paul, and a collection of Paul's early school papers. Other clippings are miscellaneous articles about other Darrow family members. Two of the scrapbooks apparently were kept by Clarence Darrow's first wife, Jessie Ohl Darrow, one by her son...
Dates: approximately 1881-1925

David A. Woodward watermark research papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Woodward
Abstract Collection of research on watermarks, compiled by David Woodward, first Director of the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library.
Dates: 1975-2001

David Binder papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder-D
Abstract Papers of foreign correspondent David Binder, who was the New York Times East Europe correspondent in Belgrade (1963-1967) and Germany correspondent (1967-1973). Includes correspondence, articles and writings, scrapbooks, and family materials.
Dates: 1935-approximately 2013

David Brydie Mitchell Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-606
Abstract Incoming and outgoing correspondence (including 42 letters from Georgia politician William H. Crawford, 1808-1822), mainly covering Mitchell’s two tenures as Georgia governor and during his appointment by President Madison as Creek Indian agent, 1817-1821. Content concerns national and local politics, foreign affairs, military matters and the approaching War of 1812, the Yazoo land fraud, Florida history, attitudes and actions towards African-Americans and Indians, and Mitchell’s attempts to...
Dates: 1777-1843; Majority of material found within 1805 - 1829

David C. Meyer collection of letterheads and stationery

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Identifier: Case Wing-NC1002-L47 D38
Abstract Collection of letterheads and stationery from David C. Meyer, owner of Meyerbooks and its imprint David Meyer Magic Books. Collection consists of single sheet letterheads, envelopes, stationery packets, and advertising materials originally issued by hotels, businesses, organizations, and performers.
Dates: 1861? to approximately 2013; Majority of material found within 1915 - 2000

David J. Thompson postcard collection

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Identifier: Modern-MS-ThompsonDJ
Abstract Collection of approximately 1,400 postcards sent by David J. Thompson to Kaveh Akbar. The cards document Thompson's travels throughout the United States, primarily through the South and Midwest, and in Europe. Thompson, a photographer, poet, and former teacher, also includes some of his own photography on the front of the cards in addition to the correspondence on the back.
Dates: 2012-2018

David M. Young Chicago transportation photographs and research files

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-YoungD
Abstract Photographs documenting Chicago railroad, maritime, air, and mass transportation collected and/or taken by Young while researching his four books (Chicago Aviation, Chicago Maritime, Chicago Transit, and Iron Horse in the Windy City) published by Northern Illinois University Press. Also research files relating to mass transit and railroads, magazine advertisements, artwork, and a few maps.
Dates: approximately 1900-approximately 2005

David Tilden Brown Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-1819
Abstract Letters, receipts, contracts, 2 manuscript maps, and drawings pertaining to Brown's activities in Nicaragua around 1848-1850. Brown traveled to Central America in 1849 planning to establish a cheaper and faster commercial route west from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across the isthmus of Nicaragua. Brown and several associates formed the Compañía de Vapores de Nicaragua and, on March 14, 1849, negotiated the first treaty with General José Trinidad Muñoz for exclusive rights to steamship...
Dates: 1848-1866; Majority of material found in 1849 - 1849

David Tilden Brown Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-BrownD
Abstract Manuscript journal of physician David Tilden Brown, April 1, 1841-Nov. 22, 1847, with partial transcription, kept while Brown was in medical school in New York City. Also, a few pen sketches, three architect’s drawings of Sheppard Asylum in Baltimore, MD, a Sheppard Asylum Fifth Annual Report, 1897, two clippings, and a photo of Dr. Brown ca. 1865-1870.
Dates: 1841-1897

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United States. Army 23
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Pullman Company 21
Monroe, Harriet 16
Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (Newberry Library) 15
Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 15
Sandburg, Carl 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence 11
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
Page, Ruth 11
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Ayer, Edward Everett 10
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Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
Garland, Hamlin 10
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 10
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 10
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Chicago sun-times 9
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Anderson, Sherwood 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
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Hecht, Ben 8
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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
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Dennis, Charles Henry 7
Howells, William Dean 7
Industrial Workers of the World 7
Lincoln, Abraham 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott 7
Rand McNally and Company 7
Rosemont, Franklin 7
Rosemont, Penelope 7
Tietjens, Eunice 7
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 6
Bolm, Adolph 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 6
Chicago Reader 6
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 6
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 6
D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 6
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 6
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Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 6
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 6
Newberry Library. John M. Wing Foundation 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 6
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Turbyfill, Mark 6
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
University of Chicago 6
American Red Cross 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Barry, D. F. (David Francis) 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell 5
Butcher, Fanny 5
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Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 5
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Dreiser, Theodore 5
Fairbank, Alfred J. 5
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Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
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Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 5
Newberry, Walter Loomis 5
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R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company 5
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