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  • Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997

    Lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal files, subject files, speeches, writings, manuscripts collected by Gertz, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Gertz's career as a lawyer.

    • Contributor: Gertz, Elmer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1789
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    Frank Knox papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Knox's service as a private in the U.S. Army 1st Volunteer Cavalry (Rough Riders) during the Spanish-American War and as an artillery officer during World War I, his work as editor and publisher of the Chicago Daily News, his 1936 Republican vice-presidential campaign, and his service as U.S. secretary of the navy ...

    • Contributor: Knox, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Stuart Chase papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, reports, notes, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy. Documents Chase's work as a member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust" and of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission during its' investigation of Chicago meatpackers in 1919. Subjects include the organization of a consumers' research foundation in 1928, U.S. ...

    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    Abolitionist, diplomat, journalist, and orator. Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, financial and legal records, and a subject file pertaining to the career of Frederick Douglass.

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1841
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    Hanna-McCormick family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Includes material concerning her congressional campaigns, activities on behalf of the Republican National Committee, work as presidential campaign manager for Thomas E. Dewey in 1944, and her reaction to economic depression and war. Marcus Alonzo Hanna's correspondence relates mainly ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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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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    Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary transcript, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y. Documents McKim's designs for the Boston Public Library and Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.; Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus and the University Club, New York, N.Y.; Rhode Island State House, Providence, R.I.; restoration of the White ...

    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • 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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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1838
  • 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
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1667
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    I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bob Riesman discusses Big Bill Broonzy's life and his influence on other musicians. The lecture includes selections from Broonzy's performances. Riesman is the author of I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy (Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2011).

    • Contributor: Riesman, Bob
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, business records, family papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hitt's service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, U.S. congressman from Illinois, and secretary to the U.S. Legation in Paris, France. Also documents his service as court reporter, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and reporter for a board of treaty commissioners to the ...

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1747
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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. (Walter Lowrie)
    • 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
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe papers, 1921-1969

    Architect and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, 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 Armour, Chicago, Ill., until 1940, the Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., and to his connections with various architectural associations and organizations.

    • Contributor: Mies Van Der Rohe, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
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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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    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Lamson-Scribner's exhibits work for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Includes material on exhibits he helped prepare for the Exposição do Centenario do Brasil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1922-1923; Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition in Philadelphia, Pa., 1926; and Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, Ill., 1933-1934. Also documents his ...

    • Contributor: Lamson Scribner, F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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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    Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, logs and journals, financial and business papers, ships' papers, printed material, and other papers of various members of the seafaring and merchant Palmer and Loper families of Stonington, Conn. Includes papers of Nathanial Brown Palmer relating to his discovery in 1820 of the Antarctic subcontinent, to various whaling and sealing enterprises, to the China trade, and to mercantile and shipping interests; papers of ...

    • Contributor: Hart, Ira - Loper, R. F. (Richard F.) - Palmer, Alexander Smith - Palmer, Nathaniel Brown
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K. (Truman Kella) - Gibson, Truman K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
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    Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, day books, ledgers, bank books and accounts, circulars, commercial reports, patents, vouchers, bills of lading, insurance policies, balance sheets, inspection reports, and other business records of Cooper, Hewitt & Company, the iron works and glue factory at Ringwood, N.J., of Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt. Includes business records of the company's subsidiaries including the Durham Iron Works, Durham Township, Bucks County, ...

    • Contributor: Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection