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  • Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    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
  • [Martin Henry Kilgore]

    [Martin Henry Kilgore]

    • Contributor: Angermiller, Florence - Kilgore, Martin Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Draft manuscript copy of hymn "How Long Oh Lord" by Horatio Gates Spafford

    Draft manuscript copy of hymn "How Long Oh Lord" by Horatio G...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879-05-18

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  • Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his activities in Chicago, including his law practice, Democratic politics, and ...

    • Contributor: Fuller, Melville Weston
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Elmer Gertz papers, Catalog Record

    Elmer Gertz papers,

    Personal, family, and professional correspondence; memoranda, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, motions, petitions, exhibits, transcripts, and other legal papers; speeches, writings, and research material; and subject files, family papers, printed matter, and mss. collected by Gertz. The bulk of the collection (1926-1988) relates to Gertz's career as a lawyer in cases involving censorship, housing, libel, obscenity, capital punishment, copyright issues, and the death penalty and ...

    • Contributor: Gertz, Elmer
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    W.A. Croffut papers, 1774-1933

    Author, editor, and poet. Correspondence, writings, minutes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining chiefly to Croffut's publications, activities with the Anti-Imperialist League, and the presidential campaign of 1900. Includes material relating to Ethan Allen Hitchcock, copies of correspondence with Sophia Amelia Peabody Hawthorne, wife of Nathaniel Hawthorne, journals of Henry Alfred Robbins, letters of John Quincy Adams and Jefferson Davis, and autograph material.

    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Croffut, W. A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1774
  • James R. Mann papers, Catalog Record

    James R. Mann papers,

    Correspondence, newspaper clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as U.S. representative from Illinois. Subjects include Chicago River improvement, the Food and Drugs Act of 1906, interstate commerce legislation, the Mann Act of 1910 prohibiting interstate sex trafficking, investigation of the wood-pulp and paper industries by a congressional committee (1908-1910), Republican congressional party leadership, and Mann's ...

    • Contributor: Mann, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Interview with Brandon H. Grove Jr.

    Interview with Brandon H. Grove Jr.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Stern, Thomas - Grove, Brandon H., Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1990-12-19

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  • Clarence Darrow papers, Catalog Record

    Clarence Darrow papers,

    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
  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Catalog Record

    Frederick Law Olmsted papers,

    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
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record

    Charles Follen McKim papers,

    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
  • Birney, William

    Birney, William

    • Contributor: Birney, William - Cynosure, Christian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1884

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  • Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, 1858.

    Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, ...

    • Contributor: Douglas, Judge Stephen Arnold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1858-11-07
  • "The Great Pyramid of Egypt--The Mightiest Wonder on Earth" issue of Our Rest and Signs of the Times, with illustrations

    "The Great Pyramid of Egypt--The Mightiest Wonder on Earth" i...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Wilson, Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-11-01

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  • World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1895

    World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1895

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-10-11

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  • Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re being "Saved alone" among her traveling party in the  shipwreck of the Ville du Havre

    Telegram from Anna Spafford to Horatio Gates Spafford re bein...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates - Spafford, Anna T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1873-12-02
  • Interview with Ambassador Theresa A. Tull

    Interview with Ambassador Theresa A. Tull

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Tull, Theresa A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2004-11-09

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  • Interview with Harvey Feldman

    Interview with Harvey Feldman

    • Contributor: Dillery, Carl Edward - Feldman, Harvey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1999-03-11

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  • Horace H. Lurton papers, Catalog Record

    Horace H. Lurton papers,

    Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago and while he was a Confederate prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War. Also includes the draft of an address and printed matter. Correspondents include A.W.B. Allen, of Bridgeford & Co., Louisville, Ky., William R. Day, John Marshall Harlan, Joseph Rucker Lamar, Whitelaw Reid, ...

    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Interview with Irving Sablosky

    Interview with Irving Sablosky

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Sablosky, Irving
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2000-03-21

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  • Letter to Leads and Miner from Mary Todd Lincoln, November 11, 1865.

    Letter to Leads and Miner from Mary Todd Lincoln, November 11...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Mary Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1865-11-22

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  • W. L. Herendeen to Anne Fitzhugh Miller

    W. L. Herendeen to Anne Fitzhugh Miller

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1909-12-05
  • Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985

    Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985

    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. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers, Joseph Medill and Robert Rutherford McCormick, grandfather and brother ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    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
  • Draft manuscript of hymn "Perilous Times"  by Horatio Gates Spafford

    Draft manuscript of hymn "Perilous Times" by Horatio Gates S...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879

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  • Ralph Ellison papers, Catalog Record

    Ralph Ellison papers,

    General correspondence; organizational correspondence and reports; drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings; speeches, lectures, and interviews; reference file; Ellison and McConnell family papers; and other papers documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), and Shadow and Act (1964). Includes material ...

    • Contributor: Ellison, Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Maxwell Gitelson papers, Catalog Record

    Maxwell Gitelson papers,

    Chiefly correspondence, minutes, bylaws, reports, financial records, photographs, printed matter, and other records of psychoanalytic organizations in which Gitelson was a leader or member. Documents Gitelson's leadership in the institutional development of psychoanalysis. Includes records of the American Psychoanalytic Association pertaining primarily to his role in the development of psychoanalytic training and professional standards, of the International Psycho-Analytical Association relating to the standing of ...

    • Contributor: Gitelson, Maxwell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Draft manuscript of hymn "Next Year at Jerusalem" by Horatio Gates Spafford

    Draft manuscript of hymn "Next Year at Jerusalem" by Horatio ...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1870-09-01

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  • Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997

    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
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1897

    World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1897

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-10-11

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  • [Dust]

    [Dust]

    • Contributor: Polacheck, Hilda - Saranoff, Jacob
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1937

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  • F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938

    Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.

    • Contributor: Lamson Scribner, F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1885
  • Bill for Injunction in Connelly & Way v. Van de Velde et al, [Law papers].

    Bill for Injunction in Connelly & Way v. Van de Velde et al, ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham - Herndon, William Henry - Connelly, John - Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-03-04

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  • Maxwell Gitelson papers, 1918-1965

    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
  • Stuart Chase papers, Catalog Record

    Stuart Chase papers,

    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
  • Interview with Anthony Geber

    Interview with Anthony Geber

    • Contributor: Dunnigan, Thomas J. - Geber, Anthony
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1993-08-24

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  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, Catalog Record

    Arthur J. Goldberg papers,

    Correspondence, family papers, transcripts of an oral history interview, speeches, writings, draft opinions, memoranda, notes, professional and subject files, and other papers pertaining to Goldberg's service as secretary of labor in the administration of John F. Kennedy, associate justice in the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; his law practice in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; and his role ...

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • John McAllister Schofield papers, Catalog Record

    John McAllister Schofield papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journals, speeches, writings including Schofield's memoirs, reports, military records, court-martial papers, financial records, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career. Relates primarily to Schofield's post-Civil War service as commander of the U.S. Army's Department of the Missouri, Division of the Atlantic, Division of the Pacific, Military Division of the Gulf, and Military Division of the ...

    • Contributor: Schofield, John Mcallister
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Melville Weston Fuller papers, Catalog Record

    Melville Weston Fuller papers,

    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
  • Octave Chanute papers, 1807-1955

    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
  • [Little Grandmother]

    [Little Grandmother]

    • Contributor: Polacheck, Hilda - Breshkovsky, Katherina
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-01-26

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  • Scrapbook of articles about the American Colony, and loose enclosures

    Scrapbook of articles about the American Colony, and loose en...

    • Contributor: American Colony - Vester, Bertha Spafford
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1881

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  • Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954

    Frank Knox papers, 1898-1954

    Newspaper editor and publisher, and U.S. secretary of the navy. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating to Knox's service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, his work as editor and publisher, 1936 campaign for vice president, and stint as secretary of the navy. Includes papers of his wife, Annie Reid Knox.

    • Contributor: Knox, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    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
  • Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record

    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers,

    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
  • Rudolf Dreikurs papers, Catalog Record

    Rudolf Dreikurs papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, lectures, writings, notes, student notebooks, transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions, case studies from classroom situations, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting Dreikurs's career as a social psychologist and practitioner of group approaches in counseling and therapy. Documents his private practice of psychiatry in Chicago, Ill.; role in creating Community Child Guidance Centers of Chicago; professorship of psychiatry at the Chicago ...

    • Contributor: Dreikurs, Rudolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Harold L. Ickes papers, Catalog Record

    Harold L. Ickes papers,

    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 U.S. secretary of the interior. Subjects include the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration; presidential elections (1916-1948); Progressive Party politics; Chicago, Ill., and Illinois state politics; municipal reform; Ickes's Chicago law practice; the Arabian-American Oil Company; conservation; Indian ...

    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Hannah G. Solomon papers, 1817-1986

    Hannah G. Solomon papers, 1817-1986

    Civic leader and founder of the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, a scrapbook, and printed matter document Solomon's founding of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1893 and many facets of the organization's development through the end of World War II.

    • Contributor: Solomon, Hannah G. (Hannah Greenebaum) - Solomon, Hannah G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1817
  • Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978

    Economist and author. Correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of books and writings, notes, reports, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy, especially as as member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1907
  • John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.

    • Contributor: O'Laughlin, John Callan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • 1893, Jul. - Sep.

    1893, Jul. - Sep.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-07-03

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  • Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    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
  • Harrison, Benjamin - Folder 1 of 2

    Harrison, Benjamin - Folder 1 of 2

    • Contributor: Harrison, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1888

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  • Franklin MacVeagh papers, Catalog Record

    Franklin MacVeagh papers,

    Correspondence; memoranda; speeches; writings; subject files; business, legal, and financial records; family papers; autobiographical material; newspaper clippings; scrapbook; printed matter; and other papers relating primarily to MacVeagh's service as U.S. secretary of the treasury under President William H. Taft and to MacVeagh's roles as Chicago businessman, banker, civic reformer, patron of the arts, and politician. Includes materials pertaining to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames ...

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

    Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records,

    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
  • James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    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
  • Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915

    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
  • [The Duties of a G. A. R. Post]

    [The Duties of a G. A. R. Post]

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Roger Welles papers, 1884-1926

    Roger Welles papers, 1884-1926

    Naval officer. Correspondence, journals, orders to duty, article and speech file, diary of Welles's wife, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous materials relating to Welles's duties as special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, as director of naval intelligence, and as commander of the Asiatic and Atlantic Fleets and of the U.S. Naval Forces in Europe.

    • Contributor: Welles, Roger
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1884
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1894

    World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1894

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-05-01

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  • 1894, Apr.

    1894, Apr.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1894-04-01

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  • Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, March 17, 1871.

    Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, March 17...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871-03-17

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  • Frederick Douglass papers, 1841-1967

    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
  • 1894, Oct.

    1894, Oct.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1894-10-04

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  • [Margaret Walker]

    [Margaret Walker]

    • Contributor: Walker, Margaret
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • [Coonjine in Manhattan]

    [Coonjine in Manhattan]

    • Contributor: Eskew, Garnett L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939

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  • Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947

    Ray Stannard Baker papers, 1836-1947

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, drafts of books and articles, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter concerning Baker's career in newspaper and magazine writing, his books, and his role in the Paris Peace Conference. Included is a large group of papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson. Also includes portions of an autobiography of Robert M. La Follette ...

    • Contributor: Baker, Ray Stannard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • Remarks at Dedication Ceremonies at the Haitian Pavilion, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

    Remarks at Dedication Ceremonies at the Haitian Pavilion, Wor...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • 1893, Oct. - Nov.

    1893, Oct. - Nov.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-10-03

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  • F. Lamson-Scribner papers, Catalog Record

    F. Lamson-Scribner papers,

    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
  • W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record

    W.A. Croffut papers,

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

    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
  • Undated: W

    Undated: W

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Interview with Herman Rebhan

    Interview with Herman Rebhan

    • Contributor: Shea, James F. - Kienzle, Don R. - Rebhan, Herman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1995-05-02

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  • Octave Chanute papers, Catalog Record

    Octave Chanute papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, notebooks, articles, family papers, patents, kite diagrams, sketches, plans of Chanute's railroad bridge across the Missouri River, clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection (1860-1910) 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, his service as chief engineer of the Erie Railroad and railroads ...

    • Contributor: Chanute, Octave
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.

    • Contributor: Macveagh, Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1799
  • Draft manuscript copy of hymn "It is Well With My Soul" by Horatio Gates Spafford

    Draft manuscript copy of hymn "It is Well With My Soul" by Ho...

    • Contributor: American Colony (Jerusalem) - Spafford, Horatio Gates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1873

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  • I Feel So Good: The Life & Times of Big Bill Broonzy

    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
  • Hanna-McCormick family papers, Catalog Record

    Hanna-McCormick family papers,

    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
  • The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition

    The Reason Why the Colored American Is Not in the World's Col...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 1905-1971

    Intelligence officer and journalist. Correspondence, journals, writings, lectures, transcripts of radio broadcasts, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Deuel's career as an intelligence officer during World War II with the Office of Strategic Services, as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and as a foreign intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Noble, Frederick P.

    Noble, Frederick P.

    • Contributor: Noble, Frederick Perry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-10-01

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  • 1893, May - Jun.

    1893, May - Jun.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-05-01

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  • Printed Speeches (by Douglass), 1892-1893

    Printed Speeches (by Douglass), 1892-1893

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1892-10-01

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  • [The Dybbuk of Bunker Street]

    [The Dybbuk of Bunker Street]

    • Contributor: Polacheck, Hilda
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-06

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  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • [American lives]

    [American lives]

    • Contributor: Aaron, Abe
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-07-21

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  • Interview with Frederick W. Flott

    Interview with Frederick W. Flott

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Gittinger, Ted - Flott, Frederick W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1992-10-27

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  • William Edward Dodd papers, Catalog Record

    William Edward Dodd papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and U.S. ambassador to Germany (1933-1937). Subjects include local, state, national, and international politics. Includes letters written by Dodd during a trip to Europe (1928-1929). Includes poetry drafts by Carl Sandburg sent to Dodd's daughter, Martha Dodd ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

    Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

    African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second ...

    • Contributor: Ellison, Ralph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Interview with Maurice Williams

    Interview with Maurice Williams

    • Contributor: North, William Haven - Williams, Maurice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1996-05-15

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  • Interview with W. Allen Wallis

    Interview with W. Allen Wallis

    • Contributor: Lynch, Patricia Gates - Wallis, W. Allen (Wilson Allen)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1996-05-14

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  • William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.

    • Contributor: Dodd, William Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 29 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 29 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-02-26

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    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
  • Frederick Douglass papers, Catalog Record

    Frederick Douglass papers,

    Correspondence, diary (1886-1887), speeches, articles, manuscript of Douglass's autobiography, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to his interest in social, educational, and economic reform; his career as lecturer and writer; his travels to Africa and Europe (1886-1887); his publication of the North Star, an abolitionist newspaper, in Rochester, N.Y. (1847-1851); and his role as commissioner (1892-1893) in charge of ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 34 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 34 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-02-21

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  • World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1896

    World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., 1896

    • Contributor: Guzman, Horacio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896

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  • Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 26 of 34

    Douglass, Frederick (Death) - Folder 26 of 34

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895-02-22

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