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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

Seymour Walton journals

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-fE5.W1766
Abstract

Accountant, professor and dean. Journals include Walton's comments as a teenager in New Orleans on daily life under Union occupation. Also newspaper clippings containing special and general orders pasted on endpapers and within text, and accounts and lists of books read. Diaries continue to the end of 1863 in Utica, New York, and contain comments on the draft riots in New York City.

Dates: 1862-1866

Shakespeare Project of Chicago Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Shakespeare
Abstract

Chicago area theater company focused on works by Shakespeare and other classic dramatists. Production notes, scripts, promotional materials, and other documents related to performances.

Dates: 2008-2017

Shaw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-148
Abstract

Twelve letters and a receipt relating to the Shaw family of Jacksonville, Illinois. Letters detail agricultural, business, family, religious and social matters of mid-nineteenth century Illinois. Related family names are Roberts of Fair Haven, Massachusetts, and Bird of Portland, Maine.

Dates: 1837-1849

Shaw Society records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Shaw Society
Abstract

Press clippings, publications, correspondence and miscellaneous materials of the Shaw Society, dedicated to the appreciation of the works of George Bernard Shaw. Much of the material documents the Shaw Festival held in Chicago in 1956 and Society activities in the late-1950s.

Dates: approximately 1950-1970

Shawn Pfautsch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pfautsch
Abstract

Drafts of the play "Season on the Line" by Chicago-based actor, writer, and musician Shawn Pfautsch. The play was first performed at the House Theatre of Chicago in September and October, 2014. Also includes outline cards for the play and the sheet music to "Jolly Is the Gale."

Dates: 2012-2014

Sheila Malkind photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Malkind
Abstract

Malkind, a Chicago photojournalist, worked for the Ruth Page Foundation from 1981 to 1992. Her photographs primarily feature cultural life in Chicago, dance and performing arts events, as well as her personal life. The collection also includes clippings, correspondence, publicity materials, written work by Malkind and Ruth Page, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1960-2003; Majority of material found within 1985-1993

Sheridan Park Kindergarten photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-225
Abstract

Photograph of the 1909 Kindergarten class at Sheridan Park. The inscription at the bottom of the photograph reads, "Sheridan Park Kindergarten. 5/24-09. BY R.E. Jackson. 524 Winth."

Dates: May 24, 1909

Sherwood Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Anderson
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, audiovisual material, royalty statements, personal financial records, artifacts, miscellaneous ephemera, autographed works, and literary manuscripts (many unpublished; also fragments, notes, and tentative sketches for short stories) of Chicago Literary Renaissance novelist and poet best known for his 1919 novel, Winesburg, Ohio.

Dates: 1872-1992

Sherwood Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ross
Abstract

Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belonging to Sherwood Ross Associates, a media consulting firm Ross founded in 1970.

Dates: 1956-2014

Sidney Kramer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Kramer
Abstract

Letters, research material and works by book dealer and publisher Kramer, perhaps best known for his monumental work, A History of Stone & Kimball and Herbert S. Stone & Co. with a bibliography of their publications, 1893-1905.

Dates: 1934-1946

Silas Dinsmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-241
Abstract Correspondence, certificates, and report, 1794-1796, of Silas Dinsmoor, mainly concerning his duties as resident agent to the Cherokee. Four letters, Mar.-Oct., 1795, to David Henley, U.S. War Dept. agent, discuss the Cherokee desire for peace with the whites and the continuing problems in that regard caused by Creek raids on white settlements and the whisky trade for stolen horses. Certificates, 1795-1796, issued by Dinsmoor (some also signed by John McKee (Indian agent) and Charles Hicks...
Dates: 1794-1796

Singer Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Singer
Abstract

Invoices, order forms, records, and correspondence, mainly from the Chicago office to the New York office of the Singer Manufacturing Company, 1861-1871.

Dates: 1861-1871

[Sioux Indian Drawings]

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Identifier: VAULT.oversize-Ayer-Art-Sioux.Indian
Abstract One hundred sixty unsigned, numbered drawings attributed to "Sioux Indians" (a general, blanket term used to describe the Santee, the Yankton-Yanktonai, and the Lakota peoples) living in Fort Yates, North Dakota during the cataclysmic winter of 1913-1914, a period known as the "Starving Time." Aaron McGaffey Bead, an Episcopal missionary to the Indians of North Dakota, provided paper and art supplies to the residents of Fort Yates during this period and paid 50-75 cents for each drawing,...
Dates: 1913-1914

Sir Alexander Cuming papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-204
Abstract Commonplace books, memorials, note, and military appointment of Sir Alexander Cuming, 1734-1767, mainly concerning Cuming's attempts during 1755 to extricate himself from debtors' prison and his past services to the crown. In addition to the many draft letters and memorials noting Cuming's efforts to bring the Cherokees under British sovereignty, signs of royal favor, etc., there are numerous versions of insolvency claim statements listing properties in South Carolina and the Cherokee...
Dates: 1734-1767

Sir William Johnson letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-456
Abstract

Miscellaneous collection of twelve letters written by Sir William Johnson, military commander during the French and Indian War and Superintendent of Indian Affairs, who played a significant role in the colonial history of New York. Correspondence relates to the French and Indian War, Indian treaties and conferences, the Conestoga Massacre (1763), land patents, and the appointment of Johnson's successor.

Dates: 1755-1773

Sister Romana Hertel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hertel
Abstract

Sister Romana Hertel, born Gertrude Hertel, entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi in 1933, working as a music instructor in various Catholic schools. She earned her doctorate in musicology and became head of the music department at Cardinal Stritch University.

Dates: 1951-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980

Slim Brundage papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brundage
Abstract

Writings and correspondence of Slim Brundage, founder of the College of Complexes, which operated on and off out of several locations on Chicago’s Near North Side during the 1950's-1960's as a forum where speakers and the audience debated controversial topics and read poetry. The collection also includes a variety of documents relating to the College of Complexes itself, such as correspondence, press releases, speaker solicitations, and poetry written by the College’s “students.”

Dates: 1955-1997; Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Sluby collection of portrait photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sluby
Abstract

Paul E. Sluby, Sr., a genealogist and historian from Washington D.C., compiled this collection of early photographs of identified individuals. Many of the photographs were acquired at flea markets and antique stores in the northeastern United States. Also included are some letters, funeral notices, and a high school diploma.

Dates: approximately 1850-1953; Majority of material found within 1880-1930

Smith-Dewey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Smith-Dewey
Abstract

Genealogies, publications, photographs, armories, letters, and documents pertaining to the family histories and forebears of Edward Byron Smith, former chairman of the Northern Trust Corporation of Chicago, and of his wife, Louise Dewey Smith. Papers also include documents pertaining to Northern Trust's founding by Smith's grandfather, Byron Laflin Smith, and the family's ongoing relationship to the corporation.

Dates: 1870-1990

Society of the Fifth Line records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fifth Line
Abstract

Proceedings, minutes, menus, etc. of a Chicago group devoted to off-color limericks and like endeavors.

Dates: 1962-1978

Society of Typographical Arts workshop records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-STA
Abstract

Files pertaining to the Society of Typographical Arts workshop, organized in 1952 (and located at the Newberry Library until 1981) to give its member the opportunity to learn to use, design and experiment with type and block prints for letterpress printing. Included are files about the workshop as well as samples of material produced by members.

Dates: 1980-1995

Sol Malkoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Malkoff
Abstract

Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, original design work, and research notes by calligrapher and designer Sol Malkoff.

Dates: 1944-1992

Solomon Lewis Switzer papers

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Switzer
Abstract

Chicago-area poet and children’s book author. Documents concerning A Trolley Ride Through Story Land (1915); manuscripts of poems by Switzer.

Dates: 1911-1929

Solomon Mills Cottle, Sr. scrapbook containing Civil War reminiscences from the Tifton gazette (Tifton, Ga.)

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Identifier: Modern-MS-50
Abstract Scrapbook containing 1910 and 1911 clippings from the Tifton gazette, a newspaper based in Tifton, Georgia that began publication in 1888. The clippings are published letters written by Solomon Mills Cottle, Sr. (1840-1918) to the Gazette, in which he reminisces about his service in the Civil War. Mills was a lieutenant in Company B of the 17th Georgia Regiment. Also included are typed transcriptions of Cottle's letters and a 1985 letter from Robert T. Morrell, the publisher of the Gazette,...
Dates: 1910-1911

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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 39
Chicago Daily News, Inc. 26
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 25
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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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