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Ruth Nelson Redstrom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Redstrom
Abstract

Family histories of the Dahlgren and Redstrom families, correspondence, photographs, Greek menus and travelogues, and newspaper clippings of Ruth Nelson Redstrom's "One Woman's View" column. All materials relating to Ruth Nelson Redstrom, teacher and writer, from 1930 to transcriptions and reproductions from 2011.

Dates: 1930-2011

Ruth Nuzum - Malcolm Cowley research collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nuzum
Abstract

Photocopies of articles, correspondence, and other material assembled by rare book collector and Cowley completist Ruth Nuzum.

Dates: approximately 1930-1999

Ruth Page Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Page-Foundation
Abstract

Records of the Ruth Page Foundation, a cultural non-profit organization committed to the education, promotion, and presentation of dance in Chicago. Founded by Ruth Page in 1970, the Foundation continues to support a number of dance initiatives. Includes administrative, personnel, financial, and publicity materials for both the Foundation and the Ruth Page School of Dance.

Dates: 1989-2013

Ruth Page papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Page
Abstract

Personal papers of dancer and choreographer Ruth Page. Materials include correspondence, choreographic and technical notes, address books, programs, press clippings and scrapbooks, journals writings, photographs, business records, audio recordings, and musical scores. Featured dance works include The Bells, Carmen, Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet, Frankie and Johnny, and Billy Sunday.

Dates: 1892-1997

Ruth Pryor memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Pryor
Abstract

Scrapbook of Ballet dancer Ruth Pryor, born in Chicago in 1906, who began her career in vaudeville as half of the team of "Gardel and Pryor." By 1929 she had become the premier danseuse of the Chicago Civic Opera, and appeared as the first American ballerina to be the Swan Queen in a special production of Swan Lake. The scrapbook includes many newspaper clippings, and a few articles and programs.

Dates: 1923-1964

S. M. Bower diary

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-212
Abstract

Manuscript diary of S. M. Bower, a lightning rod salesman, recording his travels in the Midwest (primarily Illinois) in 1869. The diary includes notes on Bower’s cash accounts and expenses and his daily journal records of work, in which he includes names and addresses, towns visited, weather, and other incidents. Bower also recorded cures for various human ailments, such as hangovers, and ailments in horses, for example, "For cold in Horses" and "cure for poll evil".

Dates: 1869

Salvador P. Escoto papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Escoto
Abstract

Salvador P. Escoto was a historian and specialist on late 18th century Philippines history, and former editorial associate in the Philippine Studies Program at the University of Chicago. Escoto also taught at St. Francis College and is now retired. Collection includes research materials, microfilm, photocopies of primary sources, notes, and Escoto's published and unpublished works. Most materials pertain to The Life and Times of Simon de Anda, a book that has not yet been published.

Dates: approximately 1960-2007

Sam Lesner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lesner
Abstract

Clippings, photographs, some correspondence, and a few pieces of Chicago Daily News memorabilia from long-time reporter and reviewer Sam Lesner.

Dates: 1941-1990

Samuel Eddy Barrett-Barrett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-076
Abstract

Letters written by Samuel Eddy Barrett to his wife Alice Barrett while travelling throughout the Far East; one letter addressed to Zechariah Eddy from Barrett's father Samuel Barrett regarding the death of Eddy's brother; letters to Barrett's daughter Adela Barrett pertaining to an inheritance and property.

Dates: 1829-1948

Samuel V. Tripp Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3219
Abstract

Correspondence, dating mainly from 1849 to 1876, of California emigrant Samuel V. Tripp, addressed primarily to his mother and sister in Ohio, regarding his life in the Northern California gold region and later in Southern California.

Dates: 1849-1906; Majority of material found within 1849 - 1906

Samuel Wentworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-972
Abstract Fifteen letters and two documents, 1738-1742, concerning the ships and cargos of Samuel Wentworth, a Boston merchant and the brother of New Hampshire governor Benning Wentworth. Much of the material, which is all addressed to John Thomlinson, a London merchant who handled Wentworth's affairs in England, concerns the payment of bills and the settlement of debts; the insurance, cargo, and sale of the ship "Snow Tryton"; the loss of the ship "Snow Lucitania" and resulting insurance claims; and...
Dates: 1738-1742

Sandburg, Carl. Letter to Eugene Telser

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-019
Abstract

Letter from Carl Sandburg to Eugene Telser regarding Sandburg's various research topics.

Dates: January 30, 1950

Sandra Pesmen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pesmen
Abstract

Biographical material, clippings, and two videotapes documenting the career of Sandra Zuckerman Pesmen, journalist and author. Pesmen started out as a reporter and features writer for Lerner Newspapers in the 1950s, then joined the Chicago Daily News and later became the first features editor for Crain's Chicago Business, spanning 1978-1990. She wrote the monthly "Executive Woman" column for North Shore magazine for many years.

Dates: 1950s-1990s

Sara Paretsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Paretsky
Abstract

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, clippings, publicity, and published books of the author of Chicago-based detective novels featuring V. I. Warshawski, a female private investigator.

Dates: 1966-1993

Sarah D. Oatley Autobiography

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-017
Abstract

Typescript autobiography written by Sarah D. Oatley, aunt of Clarence Darrow. Includes summary of chapters, broken down by life events.

Dates: approximately 1870s

Saylor and Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Saylor
Abstract

Family papers including correspondence, photographs, and genealogical research materials of the Saylor and Smith families, early settlers in Oregon and Washington. Also includes historical records and genealogical materials related to the Butler, Heslep, and other related families, including early Civil War letters.

Dates: 1862-1971

Scharmel Iris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-137
Abstract

Small collection of material relating to minor Chicago poet. Iris proved to be a plagiarist and forger who engaged in a life-long campaign not only to have his verse published but also to be regarded as a colleague of more successful writers and poets. Consists of correspondence, poetry, and miscellaneous items such as clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1911-1964

Schill & Werner accounting records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-SchillWerner
Abstract

Accounting records, 1877-1885 and 1922-1927, of Schill & Werner, Dealer in Grain Mill Feed and Hay, located in Chicago at 2142 Archer Ave. Includes a ledger, journal, cash journal from the earlier period, and chicken and poultry accounts from the later. The business, run by brothers-in-law Herman Werner (1855-1908) and Henry Schill (1851-1932), was later sold to the Santa Fe Railroad and the Werner family moved to Waukegan, Ill.

Dates: 1877-1927

Scott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-097
Abstract

Genealogy of the Scott family, as descended from Sergeant William Scott of Jessamine County, Kentucky. Includes Civil War certificates and discharge papers for Corporal James Scott of Piqua, Ohio; letters and wills regarding family members in Piqua ca. 1840-1860; and other materials.

Dates: 1806-approximately 1908

Scott Kayla Morrison papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Morrison
Abstract

Papers of attorney and activist Scott Kayla Morrison mostly pertaining to Mississippi Choctaw Indians, and including Constitutions, legal documents, and Morrison's MA thesis.

Dates: 1945-1996

Scribner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Scribner
Abstract

Approximately 300 pages of genealogical research notes from the early 1900s pertaining to the Scribner, Freeman, and Heckle families, extending back to the 17th century. Materials possibly collected by American penman William Marshall Scribner. Also includes twenty-seven photographs mostly of Scribner family members and their homesteads in Maine and New Hampshire from 1864-1900.

Dates: 1807-1947; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Second Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Second Regiment
Abstract 34 photographs depicting soldiers from the 2nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. The majority of the photographs were taken in Jacksonville, Florida in 1898 and Havana, Cuba in 1899. Also included are 8 typed pages written by the collection's donor, Craig Pfannkuche, containing information concerning the photographer and the subjects of the photographs; print-outs from the Database of Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans; obituaries; and the History of the 2nd...
Dates: approximately 1898-approximately 2009; Majority of material found within 1898 - 1899

Seeing Indian in Chicago Exhibition records

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Seeing Indian
Abstract

Photographs from the Seeing Indian in Chicago American Indian photography exhibit, July 22-September 21, 1985, Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery, The Newberry Library. Also exhibition labels.

Dates: 1958-1985

Selma Walden papers

 Collection
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

Sever, Francis Webber. Letters to Kate Elliott Sever concerning World's Columbian Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-008
Abstract

Contains 3 letters written by Francis Webber Sever to his aunt, Catherine (Kate) Elliott Sever regarding his trip to the World's Columbian Exposition. Also includes one letter written Francis Sever from Jane Elliott Sever O'Reilly dated February 24, 1910 and photographs of Francis Sever and Catherine Sever.

Dates: 1893-1910

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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 12
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Dancers -- Illinois -- Chicago 10
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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 39
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 26
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 25
Newberry Library 24
United States. Army 23
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Pullman Company 21
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 16
Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (Newberry Library) 15
Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 15
Page, Ruth, 1899-1991 12
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 11
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 11
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 10
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927 10
Carpenter, John Alden, 1876-1951 10
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 10
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 10
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949 10
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 10
Art Institute of Chicago 9
Chicago Sun-Times 9
Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929 9
Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 8
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 8
Charles H. Kerr Company 8
Chicago Tribune (Firm) 8
DaBoll, Raymond F. 8
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895 8
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964 8
Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 8
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950 8
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 8
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 8
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 8
Ade, George, 1866-1944 7
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 7
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 7
Chicago Reader (Chicago, Ill.) 7
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 7
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876 7
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 7
Dennis, Charles Henry, 1860-1943 7
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 7
Industrial Workers of the World 7
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 7
Mowrer, Paul Scott, 1887-1971 7
Rand McNally and Company 7
Rosemont, Franklin 7
Rosemont, Penelope 7
Tietjens, Eunice, 1884-1944 7
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914 6
Bolm, Adolph, 1884-1951 6
Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield), 1865-1945 6
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 6
D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 6
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 6
Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979 6
Hayes, James, 1907-1993 6
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 6
Midwest Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 6
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 6
Newberry Library. John M. Wing Foundation 6
Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868 6
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 6
Society of Typographic Arts (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905 6
Turbyfill, Mark, 1896-1990 6
United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
University of Chicago 6
American Indian Center of Chicago 5
American Red Cross 5
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo 5
Barry, D. F. (David Francis), 1854-1934 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell, 1893-1954 5
Butcher, Fanny, 1888-1987 5
Catich, Edward M. 5
Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 5
Fairbank, Alfred J. 5
Ficke, Arthur Davison, 1883-1945 5
Geronimo, 1829-1909 5
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 5
Hansen, Harry, 1884-1977 5
Henley, David, 1749-1823 5
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 5
Illinois Central Railroad Company 5
Lawson, Victor Freemont, 1850-1925 5
Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949 5
Long, Larry, 1936-2009 5
Michael Brown Rare Books 5
MoMing Dance and Arts Center (Chicago) 5
Morrison, Helen Balfour, 1900-1984 5
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 5
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 5
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