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Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Chicago viewbook, Undated.

Bound volume of black-and-white prints depicting views, landmarks, and places in and around Chicago. Prints include River Looking East From Rush St Bridge, Water Works, Lake-Vista From North, Lincoln Park, Central Park, Grant Monument, Lincoln Monument, Jackson Park From The Bridge, World...

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Cloyd Head Papers, 1895-1968

Writings and correspondence, souvenirs and miscellany of Cloyd Head, Chicago playwright, theatrical director, business manager of the Goodman Theatre and husband of the poet Eunice Tietjens.

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Edith Farnsworth Papers, 1900-1977

Correspondence, memoirs, photographs, and Italian poetry translations of Edith Farnsworth, a Chicago physician and owner of a Plano, Illinois, home designed by Mies van der Rohe. Farnsworth retired to Italy in the late 1960's.

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Felix Borowski Papers, 1841-1995

Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago

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Geringer family papers, 1842-1986

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel documents, and other papers, some written in Czech, of August Geringer, Rudolph Jaromir Psenka, Vlasta Adele Vraz, and Victor Edgar Vraz. Included are Geringer's birth and baptismal certificates and numerous clippings from Czech publications, likely inc...

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Guide to the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research: 1992 Chicago World's Fair Planning, 1977-1985

The records of the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research filling three boxes, document the CUAPR's involvement in the planning of the proposed 1992 Chicago World's Fair. Most of the records reflect Louis Masotti's involvement in the planning process. Records date from 1977 to 1985, with th...

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Delinquent Boy Case Files, 1929-1931, 1938-1938

The series includes case files and address cards as well as papers containing plans for the Delinquent Boys program, letters, a list of acronyms for agencies, and other administrative documents.

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association General Administrative Records, 1892-1995

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 in a poor, primarily immigrant neighborhood on the near northwest side of Chicago to improve conditions and to help its residents through its clubs and classes, social events, camping programs, and relief and emergency service...


Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Case Files, 1908-1975

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 by a group of administrators and faculty from Northwestern University in order to provide social services, educational programs, referrals, and emergency relief to a poor immigrant neighborhood on Chicago's near northwest side...

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Financial Records, 1918-1971

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 by a group of administrators and faculty from Northwestern University in order to provide social services, educational programs, referrals, and emergency relief to a poor immigrant neighborhood on Chicago’s near northwest side...

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Photographs, 1890-1991

The photographs in this series document the Northwestern University Settlement Association from 1890 — 1991. Prints as well as safety film negatives are included. This collection includes many of the photographs that appear in The Worn Doorstep by Mark Wukas.

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association Records Scrapbooks, 1917-1984

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 by a group of administrators and faculty from Northwestern University in order to provide social services, educational programs, referrals, and emergency relief to a poor immigrant neighborhood on Chicago's near northwest side...


Guide to the Student Protests and Strikes at Northwestern University, 1965-1979

The Student Protests and Strikes Collection consists of diverse materials that document political demonstrations and protests organized by students, spanning from August 1965 through October 1979. Each event included in this collection documents a segment of the history of Northwestern students' ...

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Harriet E. Vittum papers, 1899-1954

Harriet Elizabeth Vittum (1872-1953) worked with the Illinois Children's Aid Society and was head resident at Northwestern University Settlement from 1906-1947. This collection contains correspondence, articles, financial records, minutes, aldermanic campaign materials, photographs, diaries, memo...

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Hope Abelson Papers, 1914-2008

Materials related to the theater career, business, and personal life of Chicago theater producer and philanthropist Hope Abelson, including scripts, theater mementos, correspondence, financial documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video recordings.

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James M. Barker Papers, 1825-1975

Correspondence, business records, speeches, personal materials, photographs, and family newsletters of business executive James M. Barker. During his career, Barker was, among other things, banker, vice-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and president of Allstate Insurance Company whose fina...

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John S. Gray Research Papers, 1942-1991

Meticulous research notes, writings, and correspondence of Dr. John S. Gray, Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University and a member of the Chicago Corral of Westerners. Dr. Gray's research focuses on the American West, particularly U.S. - Indian relations.

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Judge Sidney A. Jones, Jr. papers, 1931-1994

Correspondence, publications, programs, legal documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and writings by and about Judge Sidney A. Jones, Jr., attorney, alderman of the 6th Ward, Cook County Circuit Court judge, and mayoral appointee as director of the Mayor's License Commission under Mayor Har...

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Lawrence Jacques papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, meeting minutes, and other papers of Lawrence Jacques, a Chicago surgeon. Dr. Jacques was a faculty member at the Northwestern University Medical School and worked at South Shore, Edgewater, and Bethany Brethren Hospitals. Materials include correspon...

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Mercer Sullivan photograph collection, 1961-1968.

Panoramic and architectural views of Chicago made by Sullivan. Subjects include a few images each of Michigan Avenue, construction of the Hancock Tower, the Robie House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Lincoln Park area, the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan, demolition of the 1905 Federal Bu...

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West Town Community Collection, 1860-2007.

These files cover the history of Chicago's West Town neighborhood, its residents, and its institutions including religious institutions, businesses, charitable organizations, settlement houses, schools, and libraries.

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