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Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...


Abraham, Alton. Collection of Sun Ra, 1822-2008

Alton Abraham (1927-1999), entrepreneur and hospital technician, was a longtime friend and business associate of Sun Ra (1914-1993), the influential jazz composer and musician. Alton Abraham collected manuscripts, business records, printed ephemera, artifacts, photographs, audio and video recordi...

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Allison, Samuel King. Papers, 1920-1965

Samuel King Allison (1900-1965), physicist. The papers document his career at the University of Chicago, both as student and faculty member, and his research on X-rays and lithium. The papers also include material on his service as director of the Enrico Fermi Institute for Nuclear Studies (1945-...

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Alvarez, Geraldine. Papers, 1926-1999

Geraldine Alvarez was a University of Chicago alumnus who remained active in the university community throughout her life. This small collection consists of university memorabilia and class reunion materials.

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Ames, Edward Scribner. Papers, 1893-1958

Edward Scribner Ames (1870-1958) Professor of Philosophy. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Includes correspondence with Vachel Lindsay (1904-1927).

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Anderson, Charles B. Fake Books. Collection, 1870-1998

The Charles B. Anderson Fake Books Collection contains sets of master fake books and verse-chorus fake books, which are used as informal cues by performing musicians and as tools for learning.

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Anderson, Herbert L. Papers, 1911-1988

Herbert L. Anderson (1914-1988) physicist. The papers document Anderson's participation in the Manhattan Project, including his close collaboration with Enrico Fermi, as well as his subsequent career as a researcher, teacher and administrator.

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Atomic Scientists of Chicago. Records, 1943-1955

The Atomic Scientists of Chicago (ASC) was founded in September 1945 at the Metallurgical Laboratory of the University of Chicago to address the moral and social responsibilities of scientists regarding the use of nuclear energy and to promote public awareness of its possible consequences. Member...

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Baptist Theological Union minute book

Minutes, list of members, constitution, articles of incorporation, by-laws, etc. of group organized to provide for the study of theology, to establish a theological institute, and to endow a chair of theology at the University of Chicago.

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Baptist Theological Union. Records, 1863-1999

The Baptist Theological Union was founded to support students interested in the ministry at the University of Chicago. The collection contains minutes and administrative records, correspondence, financial information, and news clippings, documenting the early history of the B.T.U. and the activit...

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Baptist Union Theological Seminary. Records, 1866-1922

Baptist Union Theological Seminary was founded in 1865 by the Baptist Theolological Union to meet the needs of students of the first University of Chicago who wished to prepare for the ministry. The Seminary became the Divinity School of the present-day University of Chicago in 1892.

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Bell, Laird. Papers, 1928-1965

Laird Bell, attorney and member of the University of Chicago Board of Trustees. Bell practiced law in Chicago and was involved in a number of civic and corporate organizations. The collection contains documents from his service on the University of Chicago Board of Trustees as well as on several ...

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Bessie Louise Pierce research papers on Chicago history, ca. 1929-1974.

Notes grouped by time period and arranged topically (within each time period), plus topical essays, news clippings, and a few maps relating to the history of Chicago, created approximately between 1929 and 1974, by graduate research assistants and by professor Bessie Louise Pierce for the History...

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Blakemore, William Barnett. Papers, 1930-2006

Reverend Dr. William Barnett Blakemore (1912-1975) was a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a professor in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, a Dean of the University's Disciples Divinity House, an Associate Dean of the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and a leader...

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Block, Jean F. Papers, 1980’s

Jean Friedberg Block was a University of Chicago expert and a renowned scholar of the architecture and peopling of Hyde Park and the University. Block’s papers include general information about the University from the early-to-mid 20th century. Series I contains general correspondence and other i...

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Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. Papers, 1905-1949

Sophonisba P. Breckinridge (1866-1948) was a social scientist and social work educator. The papers include manuscripts of her unfinished autobiography which describes residents at Hull House; correspondence; newspaper clippings; data from a study on Americanization (1918-1919); and sales and roya...

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Brownlow, Louis. Diaries, 1933-1936

Louis Brownlow, Director of the Public Administration Clearing House. Louis Brownlow's diaries consist of seven typewritten volumes totaling 1428 pages, which cover the period from November 12, 1933 to December 14, 1936

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Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers, 1886-1966

Ernest Burgess(1886-1966), Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1916-1952. Contains correspondence; manuscripts; minutes; reports; memoranda; research material that includes proposals, case studies, questionnaires, tables, and interviews; teaching and course materials, class record book...

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Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers. Addenda, 1910-1966

Ernest W. Burgess (1886-1966), sociologist. The Burgess Papers Addenda documents Burgess' career as a Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago as well as his involvement in a variety of community, social, governmental and research organizations. The collection includes surveys, questio...

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Buzzell, Edgar A. Collection, 1892-1910

The Edgar A. Buzzell Collection consists of glass plate negatives, two photograph albums, newspaper articles, and a painting. The bulk of the collection consists of glass plate negatives of the University of Chicago, Hyde Park, the World’s Columbian Exposition (1893), and downtown Chicago, IL. A ...

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Cafferty, Pastora San Juan. Papers, 1919-1982

Pastora San Juan Cafferty , urban planning researcher at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration and National Opinion Research Center, with a focus on race and ethnicity in the United States. The collection contains teaching materials, and material on urban policy plan...

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Cate, James Lea. Papers, 1925-1980

James Lea Cate (1899-1981) was a scholar of medieval history and historiography, and a professor at the University of Chicago from 1930 to 1969. A veteran of World War II, Cate studied aviation history, co-edited the seven-volume history Army Air Forces in World War II, and earned an award for Ex...

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Chamberlin, Thomas Chrowder. Papers, 1878-1932

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (1843-1928) directed the Department of Geology at the University of Chicago from 1892-1919. Though his academic interests were wide-ranging, he is best known for the Chamberlin-Moulton Planetesimal Hypothesis, a theory of solar system formation. Chamberlin's papers incl...

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Chicago lakefront aerial photographs, 1925-1929.

Black-and-white photographic prints and negatives depicting aerial views of Chicago's lakefront, mostly from 10,000 feet in the air. Images include views of Grant Park, Soldier's Field, the Field Museum of Natural History, Lake Shore Drive around 700 North, the Chicago River, the Michigan Avenue ...

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