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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

Chicago City Ballet records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CCB
Abstract

Administrative, promotional, and audiovisual records of the Chicago City Ballet, founded by prima ballerina Maria Tallchief in 1980. The successor of the Lyric Opera Ballet, this resident ballet company toured and performed in Chicago and throughout the United States until dissolving in 1987. Also includes photographs and musical scores.

Dates: 1924-2001; Majority of material found within 1980-1987

Chicago City Ballet School records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CCB School
Abstract

The School of the Chicago City Ballet was founded in 1980 by Maria Tallchief and affiliated with the Chicago City Ballet, outlasting the company by six years until its closing in 1993. Includes administrative records, publicity materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1980-1994

Chicago Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Club
Abstract The Chicago Club is a private social club headquartered at the corner of Van Buren Street and Michigan Avenue. Established in 1869, the Club has had many high-profile members over the years including Marshall Field and George Pullman. Historically, the most prominent members are the Chicago Club were executives of the city's most successful corporations. Collection contains menus for the traditional Chicago Club New Year’s Day Luncheon, from 1959 to 1984. Additionally, there are several...
Dates: 1959-1984

Chicago Community Trust Excellence in Dance Initiative Records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Dance Initiative
Abstract

Administrative files, consultant files and a collection of background information and publications relating to the field of dance and specifically to the activities of a short-term initiative developed by the Chicago Community Trust which had the aim of strengthening the field of dance in Chicago.

Dates: 1999-2007

Chicago Dance and Music Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CDAMA
Abstract

Records of the Chicago Dance Coalition, the Chicago Music Alliance, and the merged Chicago Dance and Music Alliance. Includes administrative, financial, and photographic materials as well as audiovisual and digital data items.

Dates: 1980-2005; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2000

Chicago Dance History Project oral history interviews and records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CDHP
Abstract

Video oral histories and transcripts of members of the Chicago dance community.

Dates: 2016-ongoing

Chicago Dance Medium records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CDMedium
Abstract

Videos, photographs, publicity, programs, and administrative files of The Chicago Dance Medium, a dance ensemble created to bring dance as an art form to school-age children in Chicago. The ensemble was founded by dancer and choreographer Rosemary Doolas, and was active in Chicago from its founding in 1979 until Doolas's death in 2021.

Dates: 1979-2003

Chicago Hand Bookbinders Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-CHB
Abstract

Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.

Dates: 1979-2007

Chicago Lakefront and River Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-129
Abstract

58 prints of Chicago lakefront and river scenes, found in a manila envelope marked: “Prints from glass negatives produced by the Corps of Engineers ca. 1890; originals now with the Chicago Maritime Society.”

Dates: approximately 1890

Chicago Moving Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CMC
Abstract

Performance and administrative records of the Chicago Moving Company, a contemporary dance company founded by Nana Shineflug. Includes photographs, performance records, publicity materials, reviews, programs, newsletters, school program files and curriculum, and records of the annual dance concert “Dance Shelter.” Also includes financial and grant records.

Dates: 1968-2019; Majority of material found within 1986-2019

Chicago National Association of Dance Masters records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-CNADM
Abstract

The Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM) was founded in 1912 and serves as a resource of continuing education for dance teachers and their students. Records include workshop reports, dance notes, and audiovisual recordings of CNADM workshops.

Dates: 1925-ongoing

Chicago Press Club Chicagoan of the Year Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Press Club
Abstract

Records compiled by the Chairman of the Chicagoan of the Year Award Committee, Roger B. Johnston, that include Press Club newsletters, publicity material, awardee biographical information, correspondence, and information about the nomination process. Also includes a plaque with award winner names from 1959 to 1985.

Dates: 1973-1986

Chicago Reader artwork collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader A
Abstract

Original works by various artists commissioned for the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Dates: 1973-2005

Chicago Reader photographs: News collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader PN
Abstract

Photographs used to accompany front page and other feature stories in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper, as well as the columns Calendar, Hot Type, Neighborhood News, Our Town, TheWorks, and Chicago Anti-Social.

Dates: 1973-2007

Chicago Reader photographs: Performance collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader PP
Abstract

Publicity and live photographs of Midwest area dance, drama, comedy, and music performers and performances from the files of the Chicago Reader weekly newspaper.

Dates: approximately 1960s-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

Chicago Reader records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Chicago Reader R
Abstract

Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the Chicago Reader alternative weekly newspaper.

Dates: 1971-2000

Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble (CRDE) records

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Chicago-Repertory
Abstract

A troupe that showcased the works of Chicago choreographers, the Chicago Repertory Dance Ensemble was founded in 1981 by Tara Mitton and headquartered at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts building until its dissolution in 1992. Records include administrative files, photographs, publicity, and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1981-1992

Chicago Stockyards Industrial Park Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-176
Abstract

Sixteen professional photographs of the area of Chicago known as the Stockyards Industrial Park which was developed after the closing of the Union Stock Yards in 1971. The Industrial Park is home to various small factories, none of which are involved in meatpacking. Few of the original structures remain, excepting the great limestone arch erected in 1879 to mark the stockyard entrance.

Dates: approximately 1975

Chicago Tribune daily assignment records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tribune
Abstract

Daily weekday reporting staff assignment sheets, often providing summaries of specific events that were to be covered, dating from May 2, 1983 to July 5, 1984.

Dates: May 2, 1983-Jul. 5, 1984

Christina Olson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Olson
Abstract

Material relating to Chicago dancer Christina Olson, who at the age of twelve performed as a Turkish dancer in the Turkish Theater at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893. Includes music school diploma, hand-written documents concerning her employment and performances, her marriage certificate and two photographs. Also, three items relating to the Exposition – a general ticket of admission, her passbook and a program for the Turkish Theater.

Dates: 1891-1918

City News Bureau records

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-City News Bureau
Abstract

Reporters' copy and supporting subject materials of the City News Bureau of Chicago news agency, filed from four beat locations: Federal Court, Cook County Civil Court, Cook County Criminal Court, and Chicago City Hall.

Dates: 1944-2005; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Clara Falls postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-PC Falls
Abstract

Collection of real photo postcards, photographs, and 1 letter collected by Clara Falls, who attended the Sac and Fox Indian School near Stroud, Oklahoma. Many images depict members of the Sac and Fox Nation. Items have been grouped in general categories including images related to the Sac and Fox Indian School, snapshots of groups and individuals, studio photographs and postcards, and buildings and views.

Dates: approximately 1900-1933

Claudia Cassidy papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cassidy
Abstract

Articles and reviews, correspondence, broadcast scripts, photographs, and clippings of the Chicago Tribune performing arts critic from 1942 to 1965. Cassidy wrote her influential "On the Aisle" column for the Tribune, then wrote freelance criticism and hosted a weekly program of arts criticism for WFMT, helping to shape the course of music, theater, and dance in Chicago.

Dates: 1880s-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1985

Clay Judson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract

Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.

Dates: 1800-1966

Cloyd Head papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Head
Abstract

Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.

Dates: 1881-1968