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Charles Milne letter to George Milne

 Item
Identifier: Modern-MS-48
Abstract Letter from Charles Milne to his nephew George Milne, who was serving with the 79th New York Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. In the letter, Charles mentions the Battle of Bull Run and Union Army generals. Includes stamped envelope addressed to George Milne in Brooklyn.
Dates: 1862 August 28

Charles Osgood photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-OsgoodC
Abstract Mainly 35 mm black and white photographic negatives taken by Chicago Tribune photographer Charles Osgood documenting Chicago scenes and events, 1970-1998. Also two boxes of negatives that Osgood saved from the garbage that were shot by other Tribune photographers and document the 1968 Democratic Convention and other events during 1968-1969.
Dates: 1968-1998

Charles S. Leonard papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Leonard
Abstract Civil War military service documents of Charles S. Leonard, 31st Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, together with correspondence and forms relating to Leonard's efforts to correct his service record and obtain military pension and bounty payments. Also genealogical notes, possibly relating to Leonard's attempt to qualify for the Society of Mayflower Descendants, a deed for the sale of 160 acres in Norton County, Kan. and a few newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1862-1897

Charles S. Stobie papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-834
Abstract Artist's journal, sketches and notes, essay, photograph, and letter of Charles S. Stobie, 1866?-1902. Journal kept at the Ignacio Ute Agency during Oct., 1900, and May-Aug., 1902, contains sketches of Ute and Navajo Indians and their dwellings, weapons, saddles, pottery, and clothes; sketches of scenery with notes on color and lighting; glossaries of Ute and Spanish words; a list of agency employees; and store accounts. There are also several single drawings (1899), a ms. essay regarding the...
Dates: 1866-1902

Charles Saeltzer papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Saeltzer
Abstract Correspondence, certificates, vouchers, orders, muster rolls, and a diary belonging to Charles Saeltzer of Mansfield, Ohio, dated between 1846 and 1865, and documenting his training and certification as a teacher, both in Germany and Ohio, and his service as a member of the 10th Ohio Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War. Most of Saeltzer's early papers are his teacher certifications from the German government, dated between 1846 and 1853; similar certifications from the state of Ohio are dated...
Dates: 1846-1865; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1865

Charles Sweningsen Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Newspapers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sweningsen
Abstract Collection of Chicago Sun-Times newspapers from former Sun-Times staff member Charles Sweningsen, from 1963 to 1998. Newspapers cover such historical events as the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Vietnam war, the moon landing, the Watergate scandal, affirmative action, and the 50th anniversary of the Sun-Times.
Dates: 1963-1998

Charles T. Kruse letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kruse
Abstract Union soldier, third sergeant in the Ohio Infantry Regiment, 50th, Company G, Kruse enlisted in August of 1862, and served in the field in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia. He participated in the Union victory in Atlanta under General Sherman. Typescripts of letters, dated Aug. 24, 1862-April 18, 1865, from Kruse to his parents and brother and sister, describing his experiences in the Union Army. Beginning with his enlistment and first assignment to Camp Dennison, in Hamilton County,...
Dates: 1862-1865

Charles W. Gallentine Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gallentine
Abstract Letters home, 1862-1863, by Charles W. Gallentine of the 7th Illinois Cavalry, from Camp Butler, Springfield, Ill., Jacinto and Corinth, Miss., Memphis and LaGrange, Tenn., and Lawrence Co., Ala., regarding camp life, skirmishes, men killed and wounded, Southern guerillas, northern Copperheads and the draft, Southern plantations and slave attitudes, Union and Confederate prisoners, etc.
Dates: 1861-1863

Charles Williamson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-1006
Abstract Extensive correspondence, documents, a journal describing an information gathering trip to Turkey of Charles Williamson, politician, British government agent, and developer of central New York State lands in the late 1700s. Williamson is suspected to have been involved in the "Burr Conspiracy," an episode in history in which Burr was accused of treason. Collection also includes research materials compiled by Isaac Joslin Cox, a scholar who wrote several articles on the Aaron Burr incident.
Dates: 1775-approximately 1940s; Majority of material found within 1790 - 1810

Charlotte Adelman papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adelman
Abstract Correspondence, notes, and legal documents of Charlotte Adelman, attorney. Adelman acted as legal counsel for the National Organization for Women (NOW) and as Chairperson of Chicago NOW, before becoming an environmental activist in Wilmette, IL and co-authoring "The Midwestern Native Garden, an illustrated guide". Collection includes correspondence, notes, and other documents pertaining to pesticides, recycling, and other environmental issues in Wilmette and Chicago. Also includes email...
Dates: approximately 1999-approximately 2015

Chase Hall Dickinson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-DickinsonC
Abstract Correspondence and diary of Civil War soldier Chase Hall Dickinson (1838-1893), of the Illinois Chicago Mercantile Light Artillery Battery. Dickinson wrote home to his mother, father, and sister Louise from 1862-1864, and also kept a diary from 1863-1864. Portions of both the correspondence and the diary have been transcribed. Papers also include some confederate money and a photograph of Dickinson.
Dates: 1862-1864

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Chauncey Whittelsey Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Whittelsey
Abstract Papers of Chauncey Whittelsey (1746-1812) of Middletown, Connecticut, relating to his clothing business, civic duties and activities as Army supplier during the Revolution and into the 1790s. Includes numerous land deeds to his father-in-law, Seth Wetmore.
Dates: 1707-1852; Majority of material found within 1731 - 1811

Chicago advertising cards

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Identifier: Case Wing-ZC 3-166
Abstract Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.
Dates: 1880-1899

Chicago Allied Arts, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago-Allied Arts
Abstract Records kept by Thomas Hart Fisher, secretary for the Chicago Allied Arts, Inc., a short-lived organization which produced a series of programs of new music and dance in Chicago from 1924-1927. Includes business correspondence and financial information, with some program planning information.
Dates: 1924-1928

Chicago American Indian Oral History Project Records

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Oral History
Abstract Reel to reel tapes, cassette tapes, and edited typewritten transcripts of oral interviews with twenty-three long-time American Indian residents of Chicago completed as part of a project conducted under the auspices of the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian and funded by the Illinois Humanities Council, 1982-1984. Also a published index and finding aid to the transcripts, an unpublished manuscript entitled "Native Voices in the City" incorporating excerpts from the...
Dates: 1982-1985

Chicago American Indian Photography Project photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Photo Project
Abstract Photographs taken by Dan Battise, Ben Bearskin, Orlando Cabanban, Joe Kazumura, F. Peter Weil, and Leroy Wesaw for the Chicago American Indian Photography Project. Images document the social life and customs of the American Indian community in Chicago during the late 1950s to the mid-1980s. Includes many photographs from activities of the American Indian Center. Many of these photographs were displayed in the Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery at the Newberry Library as part of an exhibition entitled...
Dates: approximately 1950s-1987

Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago and Eastern
Abstract Collection of documents from the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company (CEI) and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen (BRT). Materials shed light on the role of the CEI with the continued representation by President William Parker Kennedy of the BRT in negotiations, arbitration, awards, denials, and submission in support of the workers. Business letters, correspondence, reports, and union agreements detail the internal workings of the CEI and connected railroad companies of the...
Dates: 1940-1978

Chicago and North Western Railway Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-CNW
Abstract Records of the Chicago and North Western Railway, including abstracts of title for Cook County, Illinois, properties of this company and its predecessor firms, together with personnel records. Also 3 boxes of "North Western Line" quarterly publications, approximately 300 black and white 8x10 prints from the mid 20th century of railroad scenes from Chicago area communities, and scattered annual reports of the C&NW Railroad from 1861-1969.
Dates: 1847-1970s

Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago and Western
Abstract Letters from John B. Carson, president of the Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad Company and Belt Railway Company of Chicago (formerly Chicago and Western Indian Belt Railway Company) to Anthony J. Thomas who represented J.P. Morgan railroad interests in New York City. Thomas also was the treasurer of this company, which was mostly concerned with financing for construction projects like viaducts and two-way track in Chicago.
Dates: 1881-1890

Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-ChicagoBLM
Abstract Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the exhibition.
Dates: 2014-ongoing

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company records

 Collection
Identifier: CB&Q-Main
Abstract Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.
Dates: 1820-1999

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Advertising Department

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-2
Abstract Administrative files, advertising copy, press kits, budgets, and subject files relating to the promotion of the railroad. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1850s-1960s

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Auditor's Office

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-36
Abstract Financial records (Ledgers, Journals, Construction Accounts, and Miscellaneous Accounts) of the CB&Q Railroad Company. Mostly detailed financial records kept in large ledger books. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1855-1914

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Aurora Laboratory Records

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-A-7
Abstract Reports and minutes of the engineers and scientists working at the CB&Q’s testing laboratories in Aurora, Illinois. Includes results from their testing a variety of materials and substances for their suitability for use in manufacturing rails, train car parts, and various structures. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1876-1906

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Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 15
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Sandburg, Carl 12
Chicago Symphony Orchestra 11
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Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 11
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 11
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Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 6
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 6
Chicago Reader 6
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D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian 6
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United States. Office of Indian Affairs 6
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American Red Cross 5
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Barry, D. F. (David Francis) 5
Barzel, Ann 5
Bodenheim, Maxwell 5
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Catich, Edward M. 5
Conroy, Jack 5
Daley, Richard J., 1902-1976 5
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