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  • 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
  • Clarence Edwin Carter papers, Catalog Record

    Clarence Edwin Carter papers,

    Correspondence, transcripts, reports, book reviews, financial papers, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Carter's editorial career. Includes materials from his work as editor of the Illinois Historical Collections, The Territorial Papers of the United States (1934- ), and The Correspondence of General Thomas Gage (1969), including transcripts of Gage's correspondence. Also includes material relating to Clarence Walworth Alvord's The Illinois Country, 1673-1818 (1920); ...

    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Lyman Trumbull correspondence, Catalog Record

    Lyman Trumbull correspondence,

    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
  • Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, Catalog Record

    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers,

    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
  • Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Meg Greenfield papers, 1890-1999

    Editor and journalist. Correspondence, speeches and writings, research files, interview transcripts, memoranda, minutes, reports, calendars and schedules, cartoons, financial and legal records, travel files, academic records, biographical material, honors and awards, childhood diaries and writings, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, printed matter, and electronic files documenting Greenfield's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Greenfield, Meg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1890
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, February 21, 1885

    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Febr...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1885-02-21

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  • 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
  • John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925

    John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925

    Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.

    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1836
  • 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
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, August 27, 1868

    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, August 27,...

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-08-27
  • Alan Lomax collection of Michigan and Wisconsin recordings Catalog Record

    Alan Lomax collection of Michigan and Wisconsin recordings

    Collection of field recordings with related color film documenting instrumental music, songs, stories, and interviews recorded primarily in Michigan and Wisconsin by Alan Lomax, August 1-November 1, 1938 for the Archive of American Folk-Song, Library of Congress. Includes folk songs, sea songs, ballads, lumbering songs and stories, Paul Bunyan stories, bawdy songs, blues, humorous and popular songs, and dance music. Vocal and instrumental music ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1938
  • Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    Donald Rumsfeld papers, 1888-2008

    Secretary of defense, United States representative from Illinois, White House official, ambassador, and business executive. Correspondence, memoranda, cables, reports, notes, briefing books, minutes, agenda, appointment and scheduling files, confirmation hearings, legislative files, polls, campaign files, constituent casework and issue mail, service academy appointment files, press releases, newsletters, speeches, statements, testimony, interviews, oral histories, writings, photographs, financial records, genealogies, memorabilia, news clippings, and printed matter ...

    • Contributor: Rumsfeld, Donald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1888
  • Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and Tombak Music from Illinois

    Kiu Haghighi with Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh: Persian Santour and T...

    Persian hammered dulcimer (santour) virtuoso Kiu Haghighi is accompanied by Tooraj Moshref-Zadeh on the tombak, a Persian drum.

    • Contributor: Haghighi, Kiu
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-20
  • Victor Gruen papers, Catalog Record

    Victor Gruen papers,

    Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria. Project files are most extensive for design ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Kendrick-Brooks family papers, Catalog Record

    Kendrick-Brooks family papers,

    Correspondence, book drafts, transcripts of audiotapes, family papers, genealogical charts and research, business records, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers pertaining to members of the Brooks and Kendrick families. Ruby Moyse Kendrick's papers document her participation in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, her work as an educator and her social life in Greenville, Miss., and her husband Swan M. Kendrick's position ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by Abraham Lincoln.

    Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook assembled by A...

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858

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  • John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947

    John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947

    Businessman and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, financial records, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material documenting mainly Caton's activities as a lawyer and businessman in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the supreme court of Illinois.

    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of the Research Director records, 1957-1960

    United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of ...

    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
  • Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941

    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
  • Jesse W. Fell papers, Catalog Record

    Jesse W. Fell papers,

    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
  • James Martin Barnes papers, 1918-1958

    James Martin Barnes papers, 1918-1958

    Lawyer, judge, and United States representative from Illinois. Correspondence, memoranda, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Barnes's service as administrative assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

    • Contributor: Barnes, James Martin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • 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
  • William H. Conkling papers, 1864-1976

    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
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    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
  • 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
  • I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy, Catalog Record

    I feel so good : the life and times of Big Bill Broonzy,

    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
  • E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889

    E. B. Washburne papers, 1829-1889

    United States representative from Illinois, diplomat, lawyer, and historian. Principally correspondence covering most phases of Washburne's career from his election to Congress in 1852 until 1882. Includes letterbooks, 1869-1877, of official correspondence and communications during Washburne's term as minister to France.

    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin) - Washburne, E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1829
  • Frank Knox papers, Catalog Record

    Frank Knox papers,

    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
  • 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
  • Henry Thomas Rainey papers, 1904-1934

    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, 1904-1934

    U.S. representative from Illinois and speaker of the U.S. Congress House of Representatives. Primarily constituent correspondence from 1934 and correspondence relating to the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill of 1924.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1904
  • John Dean Caton papers, Catalog Record

    John Dean Caton papers,

    Correspondence, speeches, draft of unpublished writings including an unpublished memoir, legal records, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Caton's activities as a businessman and lawyer in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Documents his work as chief stockholder and director of the Illinois and Mississippi Telegraph Company, Illinois Starch Company, Oneida Solar ...

    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, 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 kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, May 19, 1868

    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, May 19, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-05-19
  • Letter from S. T. Walker to Alexander Graham Bell, February 22, 1896

    Letter from S. T. Walker to Alexander Graham Bell, February 2...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Walker, S. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-02-22
  • 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
  • Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929

    Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell papers, 1794-1929

    Lawyer, editor, and U.S. representative from Illinois. Bound correspondence and autographs, financial material, and other papers relating chiefly to Bromwell's years as U.S. representative from Illinois.

    • Contributor: Bromwell, Henry Pelham Holmes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1794
  • Ray Stannard Baker papers, Catalog Record

    Ray Stannard Baker papers,

    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 especially with the Chicago Record and McClure's Magazine, his role in the Paris Peace Conference, and his family and early life. Subjects include progressivism, labor conditions, and development of industrialism. Papers collected by Baker for his biography of Woodrow Wilson ...

    • Contributor: Baker, Ray Stannard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Robert Green Ingersoll papers, 1826-1940

    Robert Green Ingersoll papers, 1826-1940

    Lawyer and lecturer. Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, writings, lectures, scrapbooks, family papers, and miscellaneous financial, legal, and personal material relating to Ingersoll's involvement in politics and law and as a lecturer and writer on agnosticism and religion.

    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Robert Green
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • 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
  • Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990

    Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990

    American families living chiefly in West Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa. Correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and printed material documenting the families' domestic concerns and activities.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
  • Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, 1864-1938

    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, 1864-1938

    Correspondence, legal and financial papers, commissions, an autobiographical sketch, printed volumes, newspaper clippings, receipts, house plans, photographs, and a manuscript relating to Robert Todd Lincoln and his family.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1864
  • Russell & Co. records, Catalog Record

    Russell & Co. records,

    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.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, March 6, 1896

    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Marc...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Gallaudet, Edward M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-03-06

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  • Hannah G. Solomon papers, Catalog Record

    Hannah G. Solomon papers,

    Correspondence, organizational records, speeches and writings, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, photographs, scrapbook, and printed matter chiefly relating to Solomon's founding of the National Council of Jewish Women, a result of her chairmanship of the Jewish Women's Congress of the World's Parliament of Religions during the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill., in 1893. Also documents her involvement with the Chicago Woman's Club, other ...

    • Contributor: Solomon, Hannah G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Raymond G. Carroll papers, 1905-1944

    Raymond G. Carroll papers, 1905-1944

    Journalist. Scrapbooks of clippings, mostly of Carroll's articles, and correspondence, photographs, drawings, and other printed matter relating to Carroll's career as a journalist.

    • Contributor: Carroll, Raymond G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1905
  • Telegram from Cornelia D. Bingham to F. W. Booth, June 17, 1902

    Telegram from Cornelia D. Bingham to F. W. Booth, June 17, 1902

    • Contributor: Bingham, Cornelia D. - Booth, F. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1902-06-17

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  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, July 12, 1868

    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, July 12, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-07-12
  • 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
  • Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933

    Collection composed of the papers of Abraham Lincoln, United States president, United States representative from Illinois, and lawyer; William Henry Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, collector, and biographer from Springfield, Illinois; and Jesse William Weik, lawyer of Greencastle, Indiana, and coauthor of Herndon Lincoln. Includes records (1933) of the Weik Manuscript Corporation and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1824
  • 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
  • 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
  • Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of the Research Director records, Catalog Record

    United States. Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission Office of ...

    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
  • O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922

    O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922

    United States army officer and civil engineer. Diaries, correspondence, maps, blueprints, newspaper clippings, biographical material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to his military service during the Civil War, his personal and professional relationship with General William T. Sherman, and his career as a civil engineer in the Great Lakes region.

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1852
  • Herbert Block papers, Catalog Record

    Herbert Block papers,

    Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed material relating chiefly to Block's career as the political cartoonist "Herblock" for the Washington Post and as author of several books. Also documents his work with the Chicago Daily News and the Newspaper Enterprise Association in Cleveland, and his U.S. Army service. Subjects include cartooning, politics, social activities among Washington's political and cultural circles, and ...

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 28, 1868

    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 28, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-06-28
  • Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.

    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1851
  • Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    Lyman Trumbull correspondence, 1843-1894

    United States senator from Illinois. Chiefly letters received by Trumbull and some drafts or copies of replies on political matters.

    • Contributor: Trumbull, Lyman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1843
  • 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
  • Martha Dodd papers, Catalog Record

    Martha Dodd papers,

    Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical materials, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following their indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in the U.S., the ...

    • Contributor: Dodd, Martha
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Alexander Logan family papers, Catalog Record

    John Alexander Logan family papers,

    Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar period. Topics include Reconstruction, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, presidential campaigns of 1880 and 1884, Memorial Day, Grand Army of the Republic, Society of the Army of the Tennessee, World's Columbian Exposition, ...

    • Contributor: Logan, John Alexander
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, ...

    • Contributor: Gruen, Victor
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1886
  • Robert Green Ingersoll papers, Catalog Record

    Robert Green Ingersoll papers,

    Diaries, correspondence, letterbooks, writings, lectures, family papers, financial records, legal file, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ingersoll's involvement in Illinois state and Republican Party politics; lectures and writings on agnosticism and religion; law practices in Peoria, Ill., and Washington, D.C.; and personal and family affairs. Other topics include anti-vivisection, the gold standard, impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Reconstruction, tariffs, and women's suffrage. Includes Ingersoll's ...

    • Contributor: Ingersoll, Robert Green
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Illinois political campaign of 1858. Catalog Record

    Illinois political campaign of 1858.

    Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1858
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, 1850-1968

    Arthur B. Spingarn papers, 1850-1968

    Civil rights leader and lawyer. 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).

    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur (Arthur Barnett) - Spingarn, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, Catalog Record

    J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers,

    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
  • J.G. Randall and Ruth Painter Randall papers, 1779-1970

    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
  • 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
  • Mary Church Terrell papers, Catalog Record

    Mary Church Terrell papers,

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, clippings, printed material, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans. Subjects include women's suffrage; Equal Rights Amendment; education and suffrage for African Americans; desegregation in the District of Columbia; lynching and peonage conditions in the South; progressivism; the campaigns of Presidents Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and ...

    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • 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
  • Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Daniel O. Drennan papers, 1775-1904

    Military aide. Copies of correspondence, military dispatches, reports and other documents, as well as original letters, newspaper clippings, notes, architectural drawings, memorabilia, and printed matter collected by Drennan during his service as military secretary to Philip Henry Sheridan from 1865 to1888.

    • Contributor: Drennan, Daniel O., Approximately - Drennan, Daniel O.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1775
  • Donald Rumsfeld papers, Catalog Record

    Donald Rumsfeld papers,

    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
  • 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
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, Catalog Record

    Arthur B. Spingarn papers,

    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
  • D.W. Whittle papers, 1861-1974

    D.W. Whittle papers, 1861-1974

    Union army officer, business manager, songwriter, and evangelist. Correspondence, court records, diary, maps, and military orders pertaining to Whittle's Civil War service.

    • Contributor: Whittle, D. W. (Daniel Webster) - Whittle, D. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1861
  • Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, March 13, 1896

    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Marc...

    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-03-13

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  • 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
  • John Hay papers, Catalog Record

    John Hay papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, notebooks, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Hay's service as U.S. ambassador to Great Britain and U.S. secretary of state under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt. Earlier papers deal with his years as U.S. assistant secretary in the Abraham Lincoln presidential administration; work as a lawyer in Springfield, Ill.; years with the New York Tribune; and ...

    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Callan O'Laughlin papers, Catalog Record

    John Callan O'Laughlin papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal primarily documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman. Includes correspondence with his wife, Mabel Hudson O'Laughlin, written during his World War I military service in Europe as well as material pertaining to his years as vice president of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency in Chicago, Ill. Subjects ...

    • Contributor: O'Laughlin, John Callan
    • 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
  • Letter from Louise C. Morgan to Alexander Graham Bell, August 10, 1897

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

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

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  • Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record

    Barnett Allen Howard papers,

    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
  • Truman K. Gibson papers, Catalog Record

    Truman K. Gibson papers,

    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
  • Palmer-Loper family papers, Catalog Record

    Palmer-Loper family papers,

    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
  • Walter L. Fisher papers, 1871-1963

    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
  • Republican campaign collection, 1902-1926

    Republican campaign collection, 1902-1926

    Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft and Charles Evans Hughes and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, a United States representative from Illinois.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1902
  • Schedule, March 1896

    Schedule, March 1896

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-03-00
  • Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, Catalog Record

    Robert Todd Lincoln family papers,

    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
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • William H. Conkling papers, Catalog Record

    William H. Conkling papers,

    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
  • Roger Welles papers, Catalog Record

    Roger Welles papers,

    Correspondence, journals, article and speech file, orders to duty, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Welles's service as director of the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence; commander of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Fleet, U.S. Navy Atlantic Fleet, and U.S. Naval Forces, Europe; and special representative for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Ill., 1893. Subjects include exploration of the Orinoco ...

    • Contributor: Welles, Roger
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, Catalog Record

    Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection,

    Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, notes, autographs, clippings, commissions, pamphlets, illustrations, and photographs collected by Powel. Newspaper clippings form the bulk of the collection. Subjects include U.S. and foreign navies and naval officers, ships, arms and armor, naval educational institutions, the merchant marine, disasters at sea, marine natural history, Arctic explorations in the 1890s, the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago ...

    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection