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Correspondence and writings of author, educator, and historian Thomas Lee Ballenger; photographs, legal papers, and documents of the Cherokee Indians, their territory, and prominent individuals who contributed to Oklahoma's history; genealogical materials including detailed tables, charts, and diagrams of individual Cherokee families; and extensive collections of archaeological artifacts.
Fifteen daguerreotypes depicting images of Sauk, Fox, and Iowa Native Americans, as well as two non-native men.
Letters, diaries, account book, map and biographical sketch, most in connection with Mather’s activities as one of three commissioners appointed by the government to survey and mark a route from Missouri to Santa Fe in 1825.
Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.
Signed or initialled articles, dated 13 April 1901-30 January 1919, by Tiffany Blake for the Chicago tribune, photocopied from a scrapbook from the library of his wife Margaret Day Blake in July 1971. Many early articles are published under the column "Current of things". The articles report on topics of both local and international interest in politics, social conditions, and the arts.
Letters exchanged between Cleland and Alfred Hamill, a few sketches (including one for the Newberry Library), and a small group of related letters. With the exception of 1 item, the Cleland letters are reproductions.
Todd Bauer's collection of 31 playscripts written by Chicagoans.
Chicago calligrapher and designer. Files concerning Oakdale Press children’s bookplate designs and other projects.
Correspondence, diaries and photographs of the Trumbull family of Chicago from 1876 until 1956. The collection gives candid insight into the lives of the young Trumbull sisters while studying music in Vienna through their letters home to Chicago. The most sizeable contribution of correspondence comes from prolific letter-writer Florence Trumbull, who wrote regularly to her sisters and mother, Mary Elizabeth Foster Trumbull, over the course of five decades.
Account book and miscellaneous notes relating to the shipbuilding business of the Tubbs family in Duxbury, Massachusetts. Includes receipts and entries for costs of goods, employee pay, and other expenses.
A collection of over 2500 type specimen sheets and other advertising materials issued by type foundries, typesetters, and printers that display typefaces, type families, or groups of types. Geographic coverage includes United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe.
Proof copy and final draft of The Back Page, by former Chicago Daily News columnist and feature writer Valarie (Val) Lauder. Also includes some press clippings and items from her tenure as a journalist.
Letters, articles, and memorabilia of Idaho writer Vardis Fisher, best known as the author of Children of God.
Twenty-six deeds and documents pertaining to the Varney family's land holdings in Penobscot County, Maine.
Navajo librarian involved in promoting American Indian librarianship and evaluating major American Indian collections. Papers include research material for American Indian Bibliography that Salabiye worked on with John Aubrey of the Newberry Library.
Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.
Music (mostly manuscript) and a few miscellaneous biographical materials and notes of composer Vincenzo La Capria, who immigrated to the United States from Italy in 1916 and taught music in the Chicago area. Also clippings about his wife, soprano Vanda La Capria.
Writings and research material on American Indian place names and other subjects relating to Native Americans of the Chicago author and professor Virgil J. Vogel. Also includes newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence, and a few photographs.
Virginia Donaldson was the press agent for the New York City Ballet from 1966 to 1982 and also worked in publicity for Chicago area arts organizations. Her papers include programs, souvenir books, publicity, and working files of various dance companies and festivals all over the United States.