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    Donald Rumsfeld papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, notes, testimony, interviews, oral histories, briefing books, statements, cables, agendas, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, financial records, family papers, genealogies, news clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers concerning Rumsfeld's service as U.S. representative from Illinois, White House official, ...

    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Thirty-one bound volumes of correspondence and autographs, index to the volumes, financial papers, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell's years as U.S. representative from Illinois. Includes material concerning Bromwell's father, Henry Broughton Bromwell, and his daughter, Henrietta E. Bromwell. Correspondents include Salmon P. Chase, George William Childs, Jefferson Davis, Ninian Edwards, James R. Gilmore, O.M. Hatch, Robert Green Ingersoll, Abraham Lincoln, Richard James ...

    • Contributor: Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois

    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (James Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, minutes, speeches, articles, notes, subject files, Fisher family genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's service as U.S. secretary of the interior in the William H. Taft administration and to his interest in the municipal affairs of Chicago, Ill. Also documents his work as a member of the U.S. Railroad Securities Commission. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, lectures, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Deuel's career as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Includes material pertaining to his work as diplomatic correspondent in Berlin, Germany, prior to World War II. Also documents his service as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic ...

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Olmsted Associates records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. and J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jesse W. Fell papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material concerning the Brown and Fell families, land grants, ledgers, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as an educator, lawyer, land speculator, newspaper editor, political leader, and Quaker in Illinois. Much of the family correspondence relates to an autobiography of Abraham Lincoln which Fell urged Lincoln to ...

    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair) - Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1815
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    Melville Weston Fuller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Fuller's term on the Supreme Court; his law practice, real estate holdings, and Democratic politics in Chicago, Ill.; his work as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration especially in relation to the matter of the Muscat dhows and the Venezuelan boundary dispute; Fuller's personal and family affairs; and his childhood ...

    • Contributor: Fuller, Melville Weston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    William H. Conkling papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence with Charles A. Lindbergh, speeches, writings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Lindbergh's cross-country airmail route which included service to Springfield, Ill., and his flight from New York to Paris. Includes a philatelic cover which Lindbergh carried aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his trans-Atlantic flight and mailed to Conkling from Paris.

    • Contributor: Conkling, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    Lawyer, municipal reformer, and U.S. secretary of the interior. Correspondence and memoranda, letterbooks, speeches and articles, scrapbooks, photographs, subject files, clippings, and printed matter chiefly related to Chicago, Illinois, municipal matters and to Fisher's term as United States secretary of the interior.

    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) - Fisher, Walter L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1871
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    Clarence Darrow papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, legal records, and other papers. The bulk of the papers are correspondence, notes and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow and relate primarily to Darrow's literary activities and to his Chicago law practice. Subjects include capital punishment, evolution, John Thomas Scopes evolution trial, Joseph Conrad, labor, prohibition, religion, and the U.S. Anthracite Coal Strike Commission (1902). ...

    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Republican campaign collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft (1912) and Charles Evans Hughes (1916) and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, U.S. representative from Illinois (1905-1913, 1915-1921), who also served as chairman of the Republican Congressional Committee in 1910, director of Taft's 1912 campaign, and chairman of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    A major figure in American blues and folk music, Big Bill Broonzy (1903-1958) left his Arkansas Delta home after World War I, headed north, and became the leading Chicago bluesman of the 1930s. His success came as he fused traditional rural blues with the electrified sound that was beginning to emerge in Chicago. This, however, was just one step in his remarkable journey: Big ...

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-11-16
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    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily constituent correspondence for 1934 and correspondence relating to the passage of the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill, 1924. Also includes material pertaining to the Illinois Waterway. Correspondents include Alexander S. Bacon, William Jennings Bryan, Sam B. Dannis, William Randolph Hearst, Edgar Lee Masters, W.G. McAdoo, and Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago (1857-1886) and while he was a prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon) - Lurton, Horace H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Maxwell Gitelson papers, 1918-1965

    Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Chiefly correspondence, minutes, bylaws, reports, financial records, printed matter, and other records of psychoanalytic organizations in which Gitelson was a leader or member.

    • Contributor: Gitelson, Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941

    Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. Correspondence, legal records, and writings by Darrow as well as notes, correspondence, and printed matter collected by Irving Stone while writing a biography of Darrow.

    • Contributor: Darrow, Clarence
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1894
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city ...

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    Civil engineer and aviation pioneer. The bulk of the collection relates to Chanute's experiments with gliders and his scientific and financial support of aeronautical pioneers. Other papers concern his career as a builder of railroads and his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads in Illinois and Kansas.

    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1807
  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1777
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, articles, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Mies van der Rohe's career as an architect and director of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., until 1940, the Armour Institute of Technology. Subjects include architectural concepts and education and urban renewal. Includes material pertaining to his private architectural practice in Chicago, Ill., and to ...

    • Contributor: Mies Van Der Rohe, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters (1855-1872) received by Trumbull on political matters, together with a number of drafts or copies of replies. Subjects include the elections of 1856, 1860, 1866, and 1872; Illinois politics; appointments and patronage; the Kansas-Nebraska Act; secession; the Civil War; Reconstruction; civil rights legislation; and the Liberal Republican movement of 1872. Correspondents include William H. Bissell, Montgomery Blair, Orville Hickman Browning, John Dean ...

    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1831
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    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, speeches, writings, research materials, printed matter, financial records, and other papers primarily concerning J.G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes materials relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, especially her book titled Mary Lincoln; Biography of a Marriage ...

    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, Ruth Painter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection