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Arts Club Records, 1892-2004

Corporate records of the Arts Club of Chicago, an institution incorporated in 1916 and devoted to exhibiting and showcasing innovative artists and performers. Records include extensive exhibition files, files on the Club's music, lecture, film, and drama series, and administrative and financial f...

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Clara Edmunds-Hemingway papers, 1899-1958

Handwritten, typed, and published versions of songs, other musical compositions, poems, essays, short stories, and plays; correspondence; scrapbooks; lists of works by Clara Edmunds-Hemingway; biographical sketches; diaries; and miscellaneous items relating to her career as a singer (contralto), ...

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Effie Mihopoulos Papers, ca. 1975-Ongoing

Chicago-based poet, critic, and cultural commentator. Along with publishing her own literary journal, Salome, Mihopoulos has conducted oral histories with prominent dancers and performers. Her papers consist of her own writings in addition to musical, theatrical, and dance programs, publicity, an...

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Elaine Madlener Papers, 1916-1966

Research material for a biography of Herbert von Karajan and material on autograph collecting gathered by Elaine Madlener, Chicago philanthropist and socialite. Material related to Madlener’s Grant Hospital committee work for two benefit performances by Karajan in 1955 and 1965, and manuscripts b...

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Emily Maria Boyden papers

Miscellaneous acknowledgments for songs and books of verses composed by Boyden. Includes notes by Oliver Wendell Holmes, J. Sterling Morton, and others; and letters relative to the exhibition of embroidery at the World's Columbian Exposition and other expositions.

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Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' firs...

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Great Chicago Stories photograph collection, [ca. 1992]

A set of portraits of notable Chicagoans, by photographer Tom Maday, including portraits of Gwendolyn Brooks, Joe Mantegna, Roger Ebert, Sara Paretsky, Oprah Winfrey and others, which accompanied stories in the book Great Chicago Stories, published in 1994.

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Jack Fuller Papers, 1951-2005

The literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal materials of Chicago journalist and novelist Jack Fuller.

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Lois Weisberg papers, 1896-2015, bulk 1953-2011

Scrapbooks, meetings, minutes, newsletters, programs, scripts, publications, publicity materials, correspondence, and other materials documenting Lois Weisberg's personal and professional activities. Materials document Weisberg’s roles in and the activities of the South Shore Railroad ad...


Luis Kutner papers

Correspondence; news clipping scrapbooks; manuscripts of legal articles, fiction, poetry, short stories; some legal and business records; and sound recordings of radio interviews of Luis Kutner, a lawyer who became involved in public-interest lawsuits and other high-profile cases in Chicago and i...


Mervin Block Papers, 1945-2005

Danny Newman's letters (1978-2005) to Merv Block, renowned New York broadcast newswriter and editor who worked earlier in his career as a newspaper writer and editor in Chicago. Also additional materials relating to Newman, including his writings and memoirs, biographical information, newspaper c...

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Miscellaneous Programmes vol. II, 1880-1902.

Scrapbook contains invitations, cards, programs, and tickets for lectures, events, commencements, banquets, competitions, plays, and Jubilees. Subjects include St. Louis University, St. Xavier College, St. Ignatius College, Marquette College, Creighton College, Detroit College, World's Columbian ...

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Programmes of St. Ignatius College, 1903-1916.

Scrapbook contains jubilee cards, programs, schedules, tickets, advertisements, flyers, memorial booklets, circulars, menus, illustrations, postcards, song lyrics, Mass cards, sheet music, and catalogs. Subjects include James Edward Cardinal Quigley, St. Ignatius College, debate contests, basebal...

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Studs Terkel office files from WFMT radio station

Office files of Studs Terkel from his work at WFMT radio station in Chicago (Ill.). Includes some lists of programs and program schedules (1952-75, 1980-88), lists of programs syndicated as Studs Terkel Almanac, and information on special series of programs for Working, Hard Times, and Joy Street.

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