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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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Frederic Grant Gleason Papers, 1852-1908

Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valu...

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H. C. Rew family photograph collection, ca. 1880-1920.

Primarily includes photographs and negatives of the Rew family, friends, and residences in Evanston (Ill.). Activities include formal banquets, dinners, wedding parties, persons golfing, and persons playing musical instruments. Some images show vehicles including automobiles, boats, carriages and...

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Theodora Sturkow Ryder Papers, 1890-1962

Chicago composer, concert pianist, and teacher who was an important figure in the city's musical scene from the late 19th century into the 1940s. Her papers include her diaries (including full descriptions of the World's Columbian Exposition), letters, musical compositions, programs, photographs,...

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