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Albert Hecht papers, 1908-1960, bulk 1929-1960

Correspondence, financial and legal files, architectural drawings, and other papers of Albert Hecht, a Chicago architect. Much of the collection relates to the financial and legal aspects of Hecht's architectural practice, including legal correspondence and contracts with the Lincoln Const...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Arthur G. Levy real estate papers, 1910-1951.

Carbon copies of outgoing letters and other correspondence, primarily relating to the real estate business of Arthur G. Levy. Correspondence nearly all centers around real estate negotiations carried on by the Levy brothers, although some personal correspondence is present as well. Includes a lis...

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Chicago Astronomical Society records

Compilation of facts about the Chicago Astronomical Society made by Henry C. Ranney, Secretary for many year (1 v.) and a second volume containing reports and minutes of meetings of the society, 1875-1903; newsclippings, lists of subscribers to fund the telescope and building of the Dearborn Obse...

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Chicagoland-in-pictures slides 1996 donation, 1955-1996 (bulk 1994-1996).

Images, mostly made Sept. 1995- March 1996 (but some date as early as 1955), by these photographers: Lucille J. Adams, Blanche Arreguin, Phyllis Cerny, Sara Chektkow, Robert Essak, Eugenia Fawcett, Dorris Harris, Jane H. Kriete, Russell Kriete, Betty Kubis, Earl J. Kubis, Lynne Lee, Ruth Luthring...

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Guide to the Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences, 1899-1972

The Records of the School of Domestic Arts and Sciences consist of historical documents, governing documents, minutes, correspondence, financial records, subject files, and ledgers. While the records span the years 1899 to 1972, the bulk of the material dates from 1901 to 1943. Dating from 1911 t...

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Guide to the Robert Kennicott (1835-1865?) and Henry M. Bannister (1844-1920) Papers, 1857-1905

The Kennicott-Bannister Papers constitute a small but valuable collection, especially for the historian of American science. The bulk of the collection consists of the letters and diaries of the two explorers between 1857 and 1873. The papers of Henry Bannister are more complete than those of his...

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Guide to the U.S. Naval Training Programs, Records of, 1934-1960

During WWII, Northwestern offered its facilities for use by the War Department. All together eleven specific training programs were operated at Northwestern in addition to the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (Naval R.O.T.C.). This series consists of three and one half-size boxes of records ...

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Hammond Organ Company records

Corporate records related to Mr. Laurens Hammond (1895-1973) and the company he founded, which was known as the Hammond Clock Company (1928-1937), the Hammond Instrument Company (1937-1953), and finally the Hammond Organ Company (1953-1986). Correspondence, reports, minutes, manufacturing drawing...


Helen Balfour Morrison Papers, 1906-2001

Personal and professional papers of American photographer and artist Helen Balfour Morrison. Born in Evanston, Illinois in 1900, Morrison undertook several artistic photography projects that were exhibited throughout the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Her longtime collaboration with da...

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Irwin Rew papers, 1879-1921.

Academic papers, certificates, correspondence, check stubs, ledgers, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, programs, publications, travel documents, and tuition receipts of Irwin Rew, a builder of utility plants and a civic leader in Evanston (Ill.). The majority of the collection relates to...

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Lake Michigan Mortgage Company records

Land and building appraisals, newspaper clippings, brochures, flyers, photographs, blueprints, and other materials relating to the appraisal work of the Lake Michigan Mortgage Company, a business involved in mortgage financing and construction loans. Materials predominantly illustrate properties ...

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Robert R. Jacobs real estate photograph collection, 1920-1934.

Consists of exterior views of real estate properties located in Chicago and its north, west, and northwest suburbs such as Evanston, La Grange, and Park Ridge. Most of the buildings shown are apartment buildings and houses, but some small neighborhood businesses such as grocery stores and restaur...

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Screen-printed posters by Billy Bauman, 2003-2004.

Posters advertising independent rock music performers, concerts, festivals and other events held in Chicago venues, such as the Fireside Bowl, the Double Door, and the Empty Bottle. Posters also advertise events held in nearby Evanston (Ill.). Bauman's posters promote musical groups, including th...

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Sidney R. Yates Papers, ca. 1931-1999

This collection documents the Congressional career of Sidney Yates (D-Illinois), who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1949 to 1963 and 1965 to 1999. The materials are primarily textual and consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, clippings, ...

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Sigmund J. Osty visual materials, 1960-1976

Black-and-white photographic prints depicting the built environment, predominantly in Chicago, but also Evanston, Skokie, and Galena, Illinois. All the images depict exterior views, the majority of which are street intersections, though the collection also documents streetscapes, residen...

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