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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).
Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967
Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Charles H. Dennis Papers, 1868-1942
Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the
Chicago Board of Trade photographs
Black-and-white photographic prints documenting the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) activities, environment, and members. Images depict trading in the pits, including corn and soybean; CBOT board of directors and other executive members, including Edward Wilson, Raleigh Wilson, Patrick Hennessy, Wi...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Holmes family papers
Miscellaneous mortgage and lease documents, deeds, certificates, permits, receipts, and insurance policies of the Holmes family, including Mrs. Ellen Holmes, and Isaac Holmes and his wife Rosina (Bond) Holmes. Collection includes a eulogy given to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows upon the dea...
Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948
Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.
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...
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 ...
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...
M. W. Newman Papers, 1917-2002
Works, correspondence, personal materials, and memorabilia of Chicago newspaper editor, reporter, and critic M. W. Newman.
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
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...
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...
Oswald Bruce Cooper Papers, 1903-1953
Papers of Oswald Cooper, Chicago lettering artist, advertising designer and type designer best known for his Cooper Black and Cooper Bold typefaces. Includes art work for type designs; art boards, proofs and finished advertising pieces; and limited correspondence. There is also a file on patent c...
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...
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...