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Charles H. Percy collection of visual materials, [ca. 1966-1984]

Primarily photographs relating to Charles H. Percy's political career as a U.S. Senator (Republican, Illinois) from 1967 to 1985, including views of him campaigning; at Senate hearings; traveling abroad; interacting with staff and interns, students, constituents, and groups representing older Ame...

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Chauncey McCormick Papers, 1887-1955

Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chi...

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Clarence Manion papers, 1922-1979

Clarence Manion's papers are comprised of incoming correspondence and carbon copies of outgoing letters; transcripts of Manion Forum broadcasts, 1954-1979; and publications advocating conservative positions on American domestic and foreign affairs, including monographs written or published by Man...

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David Davis papers, 1815-1964

Primarily copies of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, pamphlets, and newsclippings relating to Davis family matters or to Davis's career as a lawyer; a judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1848-1862; Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

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Herma Clark papers, ca. 1930-1947.

Personal and business correspondence relating to Chicago journalist Herma Clark's writings, family matters, and realty business in Chicago and Florida. Includes letters and notes; fan mail; play scripts, texts of speeches, manuscripts of books and columns; songs, poetry, sayings, epitaphs, and re...

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Irene McCoy Gaines papers, 1896-1968, bulk 1940-1959

Correspondence, mimeographed and printed material, certificates, posters, phonograph records of speeches, minutes of meetings and conventions, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to activities of Mrs. Gaines, a leader in local, state, and national organizations of African American club...

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Isaac N. Arnold papers [manuscript], 1860-1885.

Correspondence of I.N. Arnold, a Chicago lawyer, Republican Congressman (1861-1865), Episcopalian, and historian; as well as books written by Arnold. Concerns Civil War era politics and Arnold's writings, including biographies of Abraham Lincoln, whom Arnold knew personally, and a biography of Be...

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Joseph D. Bibb papers, 1919-1966

Correspondence, political statements, newspaper clippings, four scrapbooks, and other materials of Joseph D. Bibb, a Chicago lawyer and newspaper columnist, an African American activist for equal rights and economic opportunity, and a state law enforcement official. Materials relate to the Republ...

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Judge David F. Matchett, Sr., family papers, 1868-1974, bulk 1895-1970

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Judge David F. Matchett, Sr., his wife Jennie Elizabeth Moore Matchett, and his son David F. Matchett, Jr. Present are materials related to Judge David F. Matchett's involvement with ...

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Richard E. Friedman papers, 1970-1971

Correspondence, speech transcripts, materials relating to media relations, research files, newspaper clippings, and other papers primarily relating to Richard E. Friedman's 1971 campaign in the April general election against incumbent Richard J. Daley to become mayor of Chicago. Also inc...

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W. Russell Arrington papers, 1965-1971

This collection reflects Arrington's activities in the Illinois State Senate between the years of 1965 and 1971. The bulk of the information within pertains to legislation influenced by the Republican party between those years. Documents reflect communication within the Senate itself, as well as ...

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William H. Rentschler photograph collection, 1957-1971, bulk 1960s.

Images of Rentschler's political activities in Chicago and Illinois, 1950s-1970s, concentrating on his unsuccessful 1960 and 1970 bids for a Republican seat in the U.S. Senate and his work as Richard Nixon's Illinois presidential campaign manager in 1968. Also includes campaign publicity photogra...

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William Henry Bailhache papers

Letters, chiefly personal letters exchanged between members of the Bailhache family, particularly William and his wife, Ada Bailhache. Includes letter from Paul Selby to Bailhache about the Republican presidential nomination, June 1, 1892. Also includes May 18, 1860 letter from Bailhache to his w...

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