• Collection
    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.
    • Date: 1830
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    Raymond G. Carroll papers, Chiefly scrapbooks containing clippings of Carroll's articles for the New York Evening Post, Philadelphia Public Ledger, and the Times of London, Eng., and for other newspapers in Illinois, Missouri, and Ohio. Also includes correspondence, printed material, photographs, and drawings.
    • Contributor: Carroll, Raymond G.
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    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
    • Date: 1895
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Brooks, Charlotte - Kendrick, Hattie - Kendrick, Ruby Moyse - Mitchell, Antoinette Brooks - Mitchell, Louis A.
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    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
    • Date: 1890
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    Melville Weston Fuller papers, Correspondence, speeches, writings, notes, scrapbooks, printed matter, and memorabilia relating to Fuller's term on the Supreme Court; his law practice, real estate holdings, and Democratic politics in Chicago, Ill.; his work as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration especially in relation to the matter of the Muscat dhows and the Venezuelan boundary dispute; Fuller's personal and family affairs; and his childhood in ...
    • Contributor: Fuller, Melville Weston
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    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.
    • Date: 1902
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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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    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.
    • Date: 1887
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    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
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    Jesse W. Fell papers, 1806-1965 Editor, educator, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, Fell's autobiography and other biographical material, genealogical material, land grants, ledger, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, lithographs, photographs, and other papers pertaining primarily to Fell's pursuits as a newspaper editor, educator, lawyer, and Quaker in Illinois, including also family correspondence pertaining to Abraham Lincoln's autobiography.
    • Contributor: Fell, Jesse W.
    • Date: 1806
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    Hanna-McCormick family papers, Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Includes material concerning her congressional campaigns, activities on behalf of the Republican National Committee, work as presidential campaign manager for Thomas E. Dewey in 1944, and her reaction to economic depression and war. Marcus Alonzo Hanna's correspondence relates mainly ...
    • Contributor: Hanna, Marcus Alonzo - McCormick, Medill - Simms, Ruth Hanna McCormick
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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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    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
    • Date: 1890
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    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
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    D.W. Whittle papers, 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. (Daniel Webster)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 14, 1868
    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-06-14
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    Mary Church Terrell papers, Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, clippings, printed matter, 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
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    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
    • Date: 1794
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    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
    • Date: 1904
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Marc...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Gallaudet, Edward M.
    • Date: 1896-03-07

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    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 - Ellison, Fanny McConnell
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    Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915 Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago (1857-1886) and while he was a prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon) - Lurton, Horace H.
    • Date: 1860
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    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.
    • Date: 1775
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    Meg Greenfield papers, 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
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    F. Lamson-Scribner papers, 1885-1938 Botanist, exhibits specialist, and educator. Correspondence, letterpress books, memoranda and notes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs primarily concerning Lamson-Scribner's exhibit work in the United States Department of Agriculture.
    • Contributor: Lamson-Scribner, F.
    • Date: 1885
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    Charles Kline papers, Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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    William Holmes Walker papers, Memoir, diary, notebook, and scrapbook reflecting the history of the Mormon Church and Walker's life as an early Mormon convert and patriarch of the Mormon Church. In his memoir, Walker describes his years in Joseph Smith's household in the Mormon settlement of Nauvoo, Ill.; Walker's journey to South Africa and his missionary service there; the Mormon emigration from Nauvoo, Ill., to Salt Lake City, ...
    • Contributor: Walker, William Holmes
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    Frederick Law Olmsted papers, Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, legal and financial papers, scrapbooks, printed material, 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 ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, Gideon - Olmsted, John
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    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 (Arthur Barnett)
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    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 - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2011-07-20
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    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.
    • Date: 1793
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger, August 3...
    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-08-03
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Kenje Ogata collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) The Kenje Ogata collection consists of artifacts, audio recordings, biographical material, civilian papers, clippings, correspondence, a journal, maps, military papers, photographs, and a video recording relating to Ogata's military service during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Ogata to his wife, Wilma, while he served with the United States Army and Army Air Forces. He detailed his ...
    • Contributor: Ogata, Kenje - Ogata, Kenjalin - Calkins, Jeanette I. - Calkins, Lawrence W. - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 1942
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    Clarence Darrow papers, 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
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    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
    • Date: 1826
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    David S. Broder papers, 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.
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    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.
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    Harold L. Ickes papers, 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 U.S. secretary of the interior. Subjects include the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential administration; presidential elections (1916-1948); Progressive Party politics; Chicago, Ill., and Illinois state politics; municipal reform; Ickes's Chicago law practice; the Arabian-American Oil Company; conservation; Indian ...
    • Contributor: Ickes, Harold L. (Harold Leclair)
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    Robert R. Hitt papers, Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, business records, family papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hitt's service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, U.S. congressman from Illinois, and secretary to the U.S. Legation in Paris, France. Also documents his service as court reporter, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and reporter for a board of treaty commissioners to the ...
    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts)
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    Abraham Lincoln papers, Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the Civil War. Includes two drafts of the Gettysburg address, material preserved by John G. Nicolay in his capacities as Lincoln's secretary and editor of the Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln (1905), a letter of condolence from Queen Victoria to Mary Todd Lincoln, and a small amount of material about Lincoln dated after ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
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    Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000 Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...
    • Date: 1831
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    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. (James Robert)
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    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
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    Herbert Block papers, 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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    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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Apri...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Date: 1897-04-01

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    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
    • Date: 1826
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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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    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.
    • Date: 1854
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Telegram from Cornelia D. Bingham to F. W. Booth, June 17, 1902
    • Contributor: Bingham, Cornelia D. - Booth, F. W.
    • Date: 1902-06-17

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    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.
    • Date: 1815
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    John Hay papers, 1783-1999 Statesman, diplomat, historian, journalist, and poet. Correspondence and letterbooks, speeches, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and memoranda, mainly for the years 1897-1905 when Hay served as United States ambassador to Great Britain and United States secretary of state. Earlier papers deal with his legal, literary, and journalistic activities and with his service as assistant secretary to Abraham Lincoln. Includes correspondence of his wife, Clara Louise Stone ...
    • Contributor: Hay, John
    • Date: 1783
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    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
    • Date: 1819
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    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 - Knox, Annie Reid
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Dece...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Date: 1876-12-19

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    Olmsted Associates records, Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, journals, reports, plans and specifications, blueprints, diagrams, nursery orders, deeds, contractual arrangements, financial records, personnel records, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, and other records constituting the business files of the firm and documenting its history and growth. The records trace the firm's work in the District of Columbia, including the U.S. Capitol and White House grounds; with the park systems of Baltimore, ...
    • Contributor: Olmsted Associates - Olmsted, Frederick Law - Olmsted, John Charles - Frederick Law Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. And J.C. Olmsted (Firm) - F.L. Olmsted and Company - Olmsted, Olmsted, and Eliot - Olmsted Brothers
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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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    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 - Lincoln, Abraham - Lincoln, Mary Todd
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Marc...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard - Gallaudet, Edward M.
    • Date: 1896-03-06

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    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
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    Republican campaign collection, Correspondence, financial papers, notes, reports, charts, lists and rosters, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating to the presidential campaigns of William H. Taft (1912) and Charles Evans Hughes (1916) and the congressional campaigns of William Brown McKinley, U.S. representative from Illinois (1905-1913, 1915-1921), who also served as chairman of the Republican Congressional Committee in 1910, director of Taft's 1912 campaign, and chairman of ...
    • Contributor: McKinley, William Brown
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    O.M. Poe papers, Correspondence, diaries, writings, speeches, reports, orders, notebooks, family papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, maps, drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Poe's military service as an engineer during the Civil War and Reconstruction and his friendship with Gen. William T. Sherman whom he served as aide-de-camp from 1873 to 1884. Includes material on his stint as chief engineer with the Army of the ...
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe)
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    Rudolf Dreikurs papers, 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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    E.B. Washburne papers, Chiefly correspondence documenting Washburne's service as a member of Congress in the Civil War era, 1853-1869, and as minister to France, 1869-1877. Subjects include Whig politics nationally and in Illinois; Washburne's congressional duties, focusing on commerce and appropriations; his support for Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant; Reconstruction; and personal affairs. Other subjects include the U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; the French minister ...
    • Contributor: Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin)
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Anne and Frank Warner collection, 1938-1969 Documentation of American traditional musicians and storytellers collected by Anne Warner and Frank Warner on numerous field recording trips to Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, and Virginia from 1938 to 1969.
    • Contributor: Hicks, Ray - Proffitt, Frank - Sandburg, Carl - Solomon, Louis - Warner, Anne - Warner, Frank
    • Date: 1938
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    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
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    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 - Welles, Harriet Ogden Deen
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    Wallace Rankin Deuel papers, 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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    Horace H. Lurton papers, Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago and while he was a Confederate prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War. Also includes the draft of an address and printed matter. Correspondents include A.W.B. Allen, of Bridgeford & Co., Louisville, Ky., William R. Day, John Marshall Harlan, Joseph Rucker Lamar, Whitelaw Reid, ...
    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon)
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    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.
    • Date: 1829
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    Chicago Ethnic Arts Project collection, The collection consists of sound recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, videorecordings, publications, ephemera, administrative files, and field notes produced and collected during the 1977 Chicago Ethnic Arts Project field survey from 1976-1981; but primarily during fieldwork conducted by fourteen folklorists directed by the American Folklife Center in 1977. The final project report presented to the Illinois Arts Council summarized the current conditions and folk arts ...
    • Contributor: Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan ... Bartis, Peter - Bradunas, Elena - Brzovich, Mato - Choi, Chungmoo - Epstein, Shifra - Fiske-Rusciano, Roberta - George, Philip - Hellenberg, Antony - Kalčik, Susan J. - Klymasz, Robert Bogdan - Klymasz, Shirley - Libonati, Roland V. (Roland Victor) - Lund, Jens - March, Richard - Mathias, Elizabeth - Metcalfe, Ralph H. - Moloney, Mick - Robinson, Beverly J. - Swenson, Greta E. - Dovydenas, Jonas - Fleischhauer, Carl - González, José Gamaliel - Trbuhovic-Grasa, Gordana - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Illinois Arts Council - Chicago Ethnic Arts Project
    • Date: 1976
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    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.
    • Date: 1864
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    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 ...
    • Date: 1792
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, August 27,...
    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Date: 1868-08-27
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    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.
    • Date: 1779
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    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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    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
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    John Payton papers, 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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    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 - American Psychoanalytic Association - International Psycho-Analytical Association
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    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
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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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    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 - Hay, Clara Louise Stone
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    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. (Truman Kella)
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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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    Walter L. Fisher papers, 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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    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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    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
    • Date: 1858

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    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
    • Date: 1905
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    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
    • Date: 1918
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    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.
    • Date: 1905
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    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
    • Date: 1777
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    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
    • Date: 1858
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    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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Letter from Alexander Graham Bell to Mabel Hubbard Bell, Febr...
    • Contributor: Bell, Alexander Graham - Bell, Mabel Hubbard
    • Date: 1885-02-21

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    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.
    • Date: 1900
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    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.
    • Date: 1852
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    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
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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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    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