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Souvenir album of commercially produced black-and-white photographs and color postcards showing buildings and scenes from A Century of Progress International Exposition, held in Chicago, 1933-1934.
A collection of materials, chiefly autographs, relating to the Napoleonic Era. Military orders, political and personal correspondence, legal documents, receipts, portraits, and images are included.
Family documents of Modie Spiegel, Jr. former President of the Spiegel Company, and his daughter, Barbara Spiegel Hirshberg Linhart, and other family members. Also includes clippings and advertising material about the Spiegel retail and mail order company, 1941-1965.
Attendance and tuition payment records for students attending St. Matthew Lutheran School (also known as St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran School), located on the corner of 21st Street and Hoyne Avenue in Chicago.
Collection of materials from Amy and Fitch Stacy of Stacyville, Iowa, including two friendship autograph albums, one journal, one pocket diary, and other materials from the family. The bulk of the materials date from the 1860s and document life in Iowa, family, and motherhood. Amy Stacy would later become one of the founding leaders of the Washington State women’s movement.
The Standard Club was founded in 1869 as a social club for Jewish business and community leaders in Chicago. The Standard Club records include printed reports, minutes, committee records, member records, event invitations and announcements, administrative files, photographs and scrapbooks.
Autographed letters collected by Stanton A. Friedberg from pathologists Anton Frederick Hohl (1789-1862), Ludwig Traube (1818-1876), Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland (1762-1836), and anthropologist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752-1840). Some letters include English translations by Friedberg (some written on Dr. Staton A. Friedberg letterhead, Chicago, 189[blank]).
Family history of the three main branches of a large Chicago based family. Includes over eight generations of correspondence, memorabilia, photographs, and diaries, following family members across the United States, Europe, and the Philippines. Material relates to the biographical information of many family members, including their careers, family life, and hobbies.
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.
Twelve letters from surviving relatives of composer Stephen C. Foster. Correspondence addressed to Frederick Morgan Steele of Chicago concerning Steele’s desire to buy and collect original Foster music and memorabilia.
Travel diaries, passports, photographs, and other material from Desroches's travels around the world. Includes bronzed boots from a 2001 world trip.
Three stock certificates of the New York Central Sleeping Car Company and Central Transportation Company. One certificate from the New York Central Sleeping Car Company is dated 1875 and the other is dated 1880. The certificate from the Central Transportation Company is undated.
Chicago's Stone-Camryn School of Ballet was founded in 1941 by established dancers Walter Camryn and Bentley Stone. It became one of the most successful American ballet schools in placing its graduates in professional companies, and in creating new generations of dance teachers. Archives include personal and biographical material from Stone and Camryn, school records, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, programs, clippings, and choreographic notes.
Calligrapher and original member of the New York Society of Scribes who worked as corporate calligrapher for Citicorp, and who also authored three books on calligraphy. Papers include printed work (menus, book covers, certificates, etc.), printed work by other calligraphers, and files on various styles of writing.
Recipe books published in the Midwest throughout the twentieth century. Many books also contain housekeeping, etiquette, and fashion tips; instruction manuals; food and brand histories; or almanacs.
Compiled by Chicago-based Franklin Rosemont and donated by his wife, Penelope Rosemont, this collection consists of pamphlets, wall posters, and periodicals focusing on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the 1968 Democratic convention.