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    Correspondence, 1893

    • Contributor: Carpenter, Mary - Dewolfe, Fiske & Co - Young, Clarence - Sylvaino, M. - Armstrong, R. A. - Douglass, Frederick - Anthony, Susan B. - Coleman, S.H. - Aked, Charles F. - Roberts, John W. - Wagoner, H. O - Waterman, L.E. - Roy, J.E. - Gardner, Anna
    • Date: 1893-01-25

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    1895, Jan. - Feb. 20

    • Date: 1895-01-04

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    Herbert Block papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, interviews, writings, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter 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
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    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
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    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
    • Date: 1894
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    James R. Mann papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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. (james Robert)
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    Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection composed of the papers of Lincoln, Herndon, and Weik, records (1933) of The Weik Manuscript Corporation, and miscellaneous material collected chiefly by Herndon and Weik for use in writing Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life (1889). Papers of Abraham Lincoln consist of correspondence (1833-1865), legal documents (1834-1860), scrapbooks (2 volumes, 1850-1860), one of which Lincoln allegedly prepared for use in ...

    • Contributor: Herndon, William Henry - Lincoln, Abraham - Weik, Jesse William
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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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    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
    • Date: 1851
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    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
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    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
    • Date: 1850
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    Robert Green Ingersoll papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

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

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-06-28
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    Frederick Douglass papers,

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

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick - Douglass, Helen
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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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    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 2, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-06-02
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    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
    • Date: 1864
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    Henry Thomas Rainey papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Primarily constituent correspondence for 1934 and correspondence relating to the passage of the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill, 1924. Also includes material pertaining to the Illinois Waterway. Correspondents include Alexander S. Bacon, William Jennings Bryan, Sam B. Dannis, William Randolph Hearst, Edgar Lee Masters, W.G. McAdoo, and Woodrow Wilson.

    • Contributor: Rainey, Henry Thomas
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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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    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
    • Date: 1794
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    Clarence Edwin Carter papers, 1761-1961

    Editor, author, and professor of history. Correspondence, transcriptions, reports, financial papers, documents, book reviews, and clippings largely related to Carter’s editorial career.

    • Contributor: Carter, Clarence Edwin
    • Date: 1761
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    Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, September 28, 1871.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Date: 1871-09-28

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    David S. Broder papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, interviews, speeches and statements, articles and columns, book drafts, notebooks and notes, reports, voter surveys and interviews, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, political memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Broder's career as a journalist at the Washington Post. Also documents his early career, 1953-1966, as a reporter for the Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star, and the ...

    • Contributor: Broder, David S.