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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.
Lecture texts and notes, with illustrations of those lectures on slides or digital images on CD-Rs. Lowe lectured on Beaux Arts and Art Deco architecture and art, as well as artists, architects, authors, and musicians. Also includes research notes and photographs for his books Lost Chicago and Beaux Arts New York.
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.
Research and teaching notes, personal and family papers, photographs, and born digital material from the estate of history professor David L. Wagner.
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.
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.
A collection of Civil War material donated by Dr. David W. Cugell. Materials include a printed form deed, completed in manuscript, from New Orleans, Louisiana, dated April 8, 1862, authorizing Marx Kaufman's sale of Lucy Anne, a 17-year old enslaved girl, to Henry Levy. The collection also includes paper money (11 Confederate bills and 2 United States bills) and a U.S. Treasury check made out to the Zeltner Bros. for the sum of 10 cents, dated July 27, 1884.
Materials related to Dean Badolato, a choreographer and director born and raised in the Chicagoland area. Includes clippings, letters, photographs, programs, VHS tapes, and artifacts.
Early 20th Century ethnographic photographs created and collected by Dean Conant Worcester, a professor and zoologist with interests on Philippine History. The over 8,000 photographs represent thirty-six linguistic groups of the people of the Philippines. In this collection there are also photographs of negatives owned by Dr. A.B. Meyer, friend of Jose Rizal
Material regarding Diggins’s career as a tap dancer and teacher, including class notes while studying with Paul Draper, plus clippings, photographs, programs, publicity items and scrapbooks relating to his ten years as a part of the Mattison Trio. Also, his choreographic notes for tap routines composed for classical music and audio and video tapes of some of those dances.
Copies of correspondence and documents relating to Dean Kincaid’s dismissal from teaching at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago in 1983. Also includes a history of the Conservatory.
Material from concert pianist and piano teacher Dean Sanders, who was a student of Rudolph Ganz at Chicago Musical College. Includes a photo of Rudolph Ganz, autographed to Sanders, correspondence from Esther Ganz and Dame Myra Hess, a compilation of Rudolph Ganz's compositions for piano, and annotated printed scores of pieces by J.S. Bach, Maurice Ravel, George Gershwin, and Burrill Phillips.
Papers of the lead building engineer for the Carl Sandburg Village and Harbor Point developments in Chicago, relating to the buildings' early history and construction.
Research notes and other materials concerning the firm of Root & Cady, a Chicago based music publishing firm that operated from 1858-1871, collected by Dena Epstein. Also includes information on other 19th century music publishers and composers.
The Detroit Publishing Company was a prolific publisher of postcards and photographic prints from the late 1890s to the early 1920s. A gift from John I. Monroe, this collection of approximately 16,000 postcards is a rich resource for views of North American cities and towns, landscapes, and national parks. The collection also includes views of many foreign countries.
Studio portraits of Hunkpapa chiefs Crow King, Gall, Sitting Bull, and Rain in the Face, as well as Standing Holy (Sitting Bull's daughter), Shooting Star (identified as a Sioux woman), and D.F. Barry with Rain in the Face. The images were taken at Fort Buford in 1881, at Bismarck in 1885, and possibly elsewhere in the Dakota Territory, but most of them were printed from the negatives and sold from Barry's Superior, Wisconsin, studio in the 1890s or later.
Material collected by dancer Diana Huebert (Mrs. Abel Faidy), the bulk consisting of programs and photographs of herself and other dancers. Also, some articles she wrote or saved, including an autobiographical sketch, choreographic notes, and miscellaneous material relating to her husband, architect and designer Abel Faidy.
Correspondence, drafts, interviews, and articles about author and literary critic Malcolm Cowley. Material was compiled or created by writer Diane U. Eisenberg.
Daily memorandum diary of Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Butcher, written between February 14, 1887 and December 9, 1890 in Fredonia, Kan. and Pittsburg, Kan.