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  • 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
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 2, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-06-02
  • United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of the Research Director records, 1957-1960

    Correspondence, research notes, writings, bibliographies, reports, minutes, and other records relating primarily to the commission's publication of Lincoln Day by Day compiled by William E. Baringer and C. Percy Powell under the editorship of Earl Schenck Miers. Also includes indexes relating to the commission's bibliography project.

    • Contributor: United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission. Office of the Research Director
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Elmer Gertz papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Letter from Louise C. Morgan to Alexander Graham Bell, August 10, 1897

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Morgan, Louise C.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1897-08-10

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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
  • Russell & Co., Guangzhou, China, records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to Russell & Co., Guangzhou (Canton), China, and to its founder, Samuel Russell, and members of his family. Includes material relating to the merger of Russell & Co. with John P. Cushing, William Perkins & Company of Boston, Mass., and Houqua, of Guangzhou, China; banking problems in the U.S.; national and international monetary matters; commerce with ...

    • Contributor: Russell & Co. - Russell, Samuel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1979

    Documentation of the monthly 1979 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performers of country, Irish, Cajun, gospel, and Mexican harp music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Library of Congress, from May through September 1979, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

    • Contributor: Stover, Don - O'Donnell, Eugene - Moloney, Mick - Dickens, Hazel - Martinez, Melecio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1979
  • 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
  • Carl Eckart papers, 1921-1973

    Physicist, oceanographer, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, subject files, biographical information, printed material, photographs, and other material relating to Eckart's career as oceanographer and physicist.

    • Contributor: Eckart, Carl
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
  • 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
  • D.W. Whittle papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly official correspondence and general orders relating to Whittle's Civil War service with the 72nd Illinois Volunteer Regiment and with the Army of the Tennessee. His diary (1865) contains descriptions of conditions in Alabama and Georgia during the transition from military to civil law. Also includes court records from cases heard by him as a military judge advocate, biographical sketches, maps, photograph, and other ...

    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, wills and estate files, reports, briefs, hearing and trial transcripts, and other papers relating chiefly to Spingarn's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as vice president, chairman of the legal committee, and president (1911-1965). The collection pertains primarily to civil rights issues; financial, legal, and other administrative matters of the NAACP; relations between ...

    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    Author, historian, and educator (J. G. Randall). Biographer (Ruth Painter Randall). Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journal, writings, speeches, research material, printed matter, financial papers, and other papers primarily concerning J. G. Randall's works on Abraham Lincoln and on the Civil War. Also includes material relating to Randall's tenure as professor of history at the University of Illinois and to Ruth Painter Randall's research and writings, ...

    • Contributor: Randall, J. G. (James Garfield) - Randall, J. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1779
  • 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
  • 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
  • Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, legal and financial records, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, receipts, newspaper clippings, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family. Includes material concerning houses in Georgetown (Washington, D.C.) and Manchester, Vt. Receipts include those with the name Grace Lincoln Temple, a noted interior decorator of the time. Includes Mary Todd Lincoln's correspondence during her confinement at ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd - Lincoln, Abraham - Lincoln, Mary Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of the Research Director records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, minutes, writings, reports, bibliographies, research notes, and other records relating chiefly to the commission's publication of Lincoln Day by Day: a Chronology, 1809-1865 (1960; 3 volumes), compiled by William E. Baringer and Charles Percy Powell, under the editorship of Earl Schenck Miers. Other material relates to the publication of the commission's Lincoln Sesquicentennial, 1809-1959: Handbook of Information (1958); Howard K. Beale; Illinois Lincoln ...

    • Contributor: United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission. Office of the Research Director
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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 - Stone, Irving
    • 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
  • Franklin MacVeagh papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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
  • Meg Greenfield papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, interview transcripts, reports, research files, calendars and schedules, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, honors and awards, scrapbooks, printed matter, digital files, cartoons, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenfield's career in journalism as Washington correspondent and editor for Reporter magazine (1961-1968), editorial writer and editor of the Washington Post ...

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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