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  • John McAllister Schofield papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • 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 - Knox, Annie Reid
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Holmes Walker papers, 1855-1982

    Early Mormon leader, pioneer settler of Utah, missionary to South Africa, and patriarch of the Mormon Church. Memoir, diary, and scrapbook reflecting the life of Walker and Mormon Church history.

    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1855
  • 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
  • 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
  • Stephen A. Douglas papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Pamphlet titled, "Address of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, at the annual fair of the New York State Agricultural Society," published in 1851, pertaining to agriculture in the United States; newspaper clipping of Douglas's speech (12 June 1857; Springfield, Ill.) concerning the Kansas question, the Dred Scott decision, and Utah; and list (circa 1934) of Douglas's correspondents in the Stephen A. Douglas papers in ...

    • Contributor: Douglas, Stephen A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in ...

    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • 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
  • 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
  • William H. Conkling papers, 1864-1976

    Municipal government official, civic leader, and postmaster from Springfield, Illinois. Correspondence with Charles A. Lindbergh, speeches and writings, publications, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Lindbergh's cross-country airmail route which included service to Springfield, Illinois, and his flight of 1927 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 ...

    • Contributor: Conkling, William H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Ralph Ellison papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 - Ellison, Fanny McConnell
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
  • Maxwell Gitelson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • 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
  • Kenje Ogata collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's military service during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Ogata to his wife, Wilma, while he served with the United States Army and Army Air Forces. He detailed his ...

    • Contributor: Ogata, Kenje - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942
  • Charles Butler papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence; travel diaries (1833) of a trip to Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana; legal, financial, and business papers; and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • William Holmes Walker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Memoir, diary, notebook, and scrapbook reflecting the history of the Mormon Church and Walker's life as an early Mormon convert and patriarch of the Mormon Church. In his memoir, Walker describes his years in Joseph Smith's household in the Mormon settlement of Nauvoo, Ill.; Walker's journey to South Africa and his missionary service there; the Mormon emigration from Nauvoo, Ill., to Salt Lake City, ...

    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • E.B. Washburne papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in the Civil War era, 1853-1869, and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister ...

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Octave Chanute papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Truman K. Gibson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Ill. Includes Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an advisor on African American affairs to the U.S. War Dept., in Washington, D.C., during World War II. Topics include discrimination and segregation in the military, political and civic ...

    • Contributor: Gibson, Truman K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - McCormick, Medill - Simms, Ruth Hanna McCormick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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