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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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Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.

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Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942

Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the

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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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Don May Papers, 1927-2009

Commercial design work and professional papers of May, a designer and art director for several Chicago-based publications. May later moved his practice to California where he became a regional painter as well as a designer.

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Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.


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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Hoke Norris Papers, 1934-1977

Collection of correspondence, works, research materials, and personal information by and about Hoke Norris, reporter, book reviewer, novelist, and public affairs director. Norris worked for several papers including the Raleigh News and Observer, the Winston-Salem Journal-Sentinel, the Chicago Sun...

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Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.

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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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Joe Geshwiler Papers, 1971-2011

Papers of Joe Geshwiler, Chicago Daily News and Atlanta Constitution editor, including lengthy columns about Central and South America, Bosnia, the Mideast, and Southeast Asia which Geshwiler wrote after returning from reporting trips for the Constitution, clippings of all his Chicago Daily News ...

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John Fischetti Papers, 1942-1995

Political cartoons and assorted miscellaneous items (clippings, photographs, correspondence, etc.) of Pulitzer Prize-winning artist John Fischetti. Fischetti worked for several newspapers and magazines during his long career, including Coronet, Esquire, the Chicago Sun, the New York Herald Tribun...

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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, 1833-1985

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 1887­1890, copies of his will; photocopies of outgoing correspondence, 1875-1906 and microfilm; a...


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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Paul Randall Wright Papers, 1899-1965

Writings and correspondence of Chicago journalist and foreign correspondent Paul Randall Wright, particularly newspaper stories reported from Siberia in 1918-1919, and Manchuria, China, Japan, and the Philippines from 1926-1930. The collection also includes diaries and a number of photographs rel...

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Paul Scott Mowrer Papers, 1894-2007

Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and ed...

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Robert A. Signer Manuscript

Typed manuscript of an unpublished book, Curious Epoch: The Book Pages of the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune in 1924, and the World that was Then, by Robert A. Signer.

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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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Victor Lawson Papers, ca.1860-1931

Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.

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Walter Ansel Strong Papers, 1847-2008

Correspondence, personal documents, photographs, and family materials related to Walter Ansel Strong, publisher of the Chicago Daily News from 1925-1931.

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