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Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983

Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).

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Chicago Daily News negatives collection, [ca. 1901-1973]

Collection of black and white photographic negatives created by staff photographers of the Chicago Daily News. Primarily contains images of events, people, and activities in the Chicago area as well as national events that held a local interest. Topics include civic ceremonies, public demonstrati...

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Ernest J. Stevens papers

Correspondence, legal papers, financial records, menus, newsclippings, and other papers, primarily of Stevens and of his father James W. Stevens, chiefly concerning business activities although some personal material is included as well as some correspondence and other papers of Stevens' wife Eli...

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Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Henry Justin Smith Papers, 1912-1980

Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.

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James W. Scott papers

Letters and other documents, chiefly letters to Scott relating to the World's Columbian Exposition. Includes Bryan Lathrop letter, 1892 Feb. 4, accepting Scott's resignation from the board of the society for prevention of smoke; Lyman Gage letter 1892 Feb. 8, refusing the presidency of the exposi...

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M. W. Newman Papers, 1917-2002

Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.

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Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985.

Papers of the Field family of Chicago relating to business (merchandising and publishing), family, and civic and social improvement activities. Marshall Field, I, materials include: account book 1887-1890, copies of his will; photocopies of outgoing correspondence, 1875-1906 and microfilm; and ma...

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Melville E. Stone Papers, 1815-1954

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.

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Mike Royko Papers, 1934-1997

Correspondence, columns, other works, and personal material of journalist, columnist, and author Mike Royko. Royko received his journalistic training by working for the Chicago City News Bureau (1956-1959) and went on to be a favorite columnist at the Chicago Daily News (1959-1978); The Chicago S...

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Olive Hulbert Scrapbook Collection, 1918 to 1923

Artifacts dating from 1918 to 1923, organized by past Alliance president, Olive Hubert. The scrapbooks contain documents from various dinners, events, and projects, and are related to individuals connected with the Alliance. They also chronicle the Alliance’s wartime and post-war reconstruction e...


Photographic prints made by staff of the Chicago Daily News, ca. 1932-1970.

Photographic prints made by the Chicago Daily News staff, primarily showing people and events in Chicago (Ill.). Events include air and rail accidents, demonstrations, exhibitions, and political events. People include artists, entertainers, government employees, police, and politicians. Also incl...

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Raw war: the uncensored story of the World War in photogravure, 1934 Jan. 6-May 12.

Volume of pages collected from the Saturday rotogravure supplement of the Chicago Daily News that contained images made by the newspaper's staff photographers and by other news agencies (ca. 1914-1918) that were republished in weekly installments in 1934 and depicted events throughout World War I...

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Roland Hansen collection of visual materials, ca. 1938-1949.

Primarily original cartoons and drawings, which were executed by Hansen while he was a student at Chicago's Lane Technical High School and later during his employ by the Chicago Daily News. Includes comic illustrations for the school newspaper or yearbook regarding school activities and organizat...


Sherwood Ross Papers

Papers of Chicago journalist Sherwood Ross, including articles he wrote for the New York Enquirer (1956-1957) and the Chicago Daily News (1962), a syndicated column for Reuters (1992-2002), material from his public relations and social activism work for the National Urban League and records belon...

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