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    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 - Niehaus, Earl F.
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    John Payton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, interviews, speeches, writings, congressional testimony, legal records, biographical material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton's career as corporation counsel for the District of Columbia and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Subjects include affirmative action, civil rights, education, and law. Documents his activities with South Africa's Independent Electoral Commission and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights ...
    • Contributor: Payton, John
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, lectures, writings, transcripts of radio broadcasts, financial records, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Deuel's career as a journalist with the Chicago Daily News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Includes material pertaining to his work as diplomatic correspondent in Berlin, Germany, prior to World War II. Also documents his service as an intelligence officer with the U.S. Office of Strategic ...
    • Contributor: Deuel, Wallace Rankin
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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
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    Stuart Chase papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, writings, reports, notes, book reviews, contracts, subject files, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to Chase's contributions to economics and social policy. Documents Chase's work as a member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust" and of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission during its' investigation of Chicago meatpackers in 1919. Subjects include the organization of a consumers' research foundation in 1928, U.S. ...
    • Contributor: Chase, Stuart
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    W.A. Croffut papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, journals, minutes of meetings, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining primarily to Croffut's publications and to his activities with the Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.) and other league branches. Subjects include William Jennings Bryan's candidacy in the presidential campaign of 1900; opposition to American annexation of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War in 1898 and to British actions against the Boers (Afrikaners) ...
    • Contributor: Croffut, W. A. (William Augustus) - Hitchcock, Ethan Allen - Robbins, Henry Alfred - Anti-Imperialist League (Washington, D.C.)
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    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.
    • Date: 1774
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    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
    • Date: 1918
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    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
    • Date: 1895
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    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
    • Date: 1799
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    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.
    • Date: 1667
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    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
    • Date: 1836
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    Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997 Lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal files, subject files, speeches, writings, manuscripts collected by Gertz, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Gertz’s career as a lawyer.
    • Contributor: Gertz, Elmer
    • Date: 1789
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    Rudolf Dreikurs papers, 1911-1973 Psychiatrist and educator. Correspondence; journals; drafts of books, articles, speeches, and television lectures; transcripts of counseling and therapy sessions; case studies from classroom situations; and other material reflecting Dreikurs’s role as a social psychologist and educator.
    • Contributor: Dreikurs, Rudolf
    • Date: 1911
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    John Dean Caton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
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    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.
    • Date: 1871
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    Ray Stannard Baker papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
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    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
    • Date: 1898
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    Walter L. Fisher papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, minutes, speeches, articles, notes, subject files, Fisher family genealogical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Fisher's service as U.S. secretary of the interior in the William H. Taft administration and to his interest in the municipal affairs of Chicago, Ill. Also documents his work as a member of the U.S. Railroad Securities Commission. Subjects ...
    • Contributor: Fisher, Walter L. (Walter Lowrie)
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    Rudolf Dreikurs papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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
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    Roger Welles papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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 - Welles, Harriet Ogden Deen
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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance from Chicago, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes ...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe papers, 1921-1969 Architect and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, articles, printed matter, blueprints, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Mies van der Rohe's career as an architect and director of architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology Armour, Chicago, Ill., until 1940, the Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., and to his connections with various architectural associations and organizations.
    • Contributor: Mies Van Der Rohe, Ludwig
    • Date: 1921
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    Charles Follen McKim papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary transcript, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y. Documents McKim's designs for the Boston Public Library and Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.; Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus and the University Club, New York, N.Y.; Rhode Island State House, Providence, R.I.; restoration of the White ...
    • Contributor: McKim, Charles Follen
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    Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.) records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, letterbooks, day books, ledgers, bank books and accounts, circulars, commercial reports, patents, vouchers, bills of lading, insurance policies, balance sheets, inspection reports, and other business records of Cooper, Hewitt & Company, the iron works and glue factory at Ringwood, N.J., of Peter Cooper and Abram S. Hewitt. Includes business records of the company's subsidiaries including the Durham Iron Works, Durham Township, Bucks County, ...
    • Contributor: Cooper, Hewitt & Company (Ringwood, N.J.)