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Aldis, Mary Reynolds. Papers, 1904-1929

Mary Reynolds Aldis (1872-1949), poet and playwright. The papers include research materials gathered for a 1919 talk on war poetry, correspondence from Edgar Lee Masters and correspondence and manuscripts from others.

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Ames, Polly Scribner. Papers, 1938-1993

Polly Scribner Ames (1908-1993) was a painter, sculptor, and writer who lived in Chicago, New York, and Europe. The Polly Scribner Ames papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, journals, and records of exhibitions and sales of artwork.

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Anania, Michael. Papers, circa 1950s-2006

Michael Anania, poet, writer, editor, professor. The Michael Anania Papers contain drafts, manuscripts, proofs of books and poems, book reviews, publications, biographical material, college coursework, correspondence, ephemera, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio cassettes, compact discs, and...

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Augustine J. Bowe Papers, ca. 1890-1966

Correspondence, family and personal materials, works, photographs, and audiovisual materials of Chicago judge and poet Augustine J. Bowe.

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Carl Sandburg collection, 1916-1970

William P. Schenk collected a wide variety of material related to the work of the poet, Carl Sandburg. The Carl Sandburg Collection includes correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, published articles, books, book jackets, bulletins, photographs, poetry, pamphlets, brochures, broadsides, prog...

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Carroll, Paul D. Papers, 1950-1996

Paul D. Carroll, poet, writer, editor, professor. The Paul D. Carroll Papers contain drafts of essays and poems, proofs of books, correspondence, reviews by and of Carroll, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audio and video recordings. The papers primarily document Carroll's career as a poet a...

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Chad Walsh Papers, 1930-1970

Wisconsin poet, college professor, and ordained Episcopal priest. Author of six books of poetry, and of studies of C.S. Lewis and dystopian fiction. Walsh's papers include poetry manuscripts and other works, a diary kept during his young adulthood, and correspondence.

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Chicago Review. Records, 1951-2006

The Chicago Review is a student-run journal founded at the University of Chicago in 1946 which features poetry, fiction, short stories, plays, translations, essays, memoirs, commentaries, interviews, book reviews, criticism, photographs, and artwork. The Chicago Review Records documents the admin...

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Danner, Margaret. Papers, 1940-1984

Margaret Esse Danner, poet, editorial assistant, and community activist. The Margaret Danner Papers contain drafts, manuscripts, publications, unpublished poems, poetry journals, ephemera, biographical material, correspondence, newspaper articles, cassette tapes, course materials, and interviews....

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Dorothy Dow Papers, 1920-1988

Correspondence to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow from poet Edgar Lee Masters, muralist John Warner Norton and other writers and friends, and a large collection of Dow’s works, which includes her vast output of poems, both published and mostly unpublished, some plays, short stories, a novel ...

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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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Edward A. Barnes Papers, 1865-1893

Diaries, poetry, music and program and newspaper clippings written by Edward A. Barnes, a Chicago-based religious and temperance songwriter. The diaries pertain to Barnes’s songwriting career, his religious beliefs, and his relationship with his sisters, Lillie and Della.

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Elma Stuckey papers, 1895-2001

Autobiography; biography by her son, Sterling Stuckey; manuscripts of published and unpublished poetry by Elma Stuckey, and reviews and commentaries on her work; correspondence; incoming greeting cards, financial and medical records, and other papers of Stuckey, a Chicago resident who became famo...

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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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Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers, 1941-1967

Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adults books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.

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Guide to the Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) Papers, 1960-1984

Dennis Brutus, poet and South African expatriate, was an activist, working for an end to racial segregation in sport. The Dennis Brutus Papers comprise correspondence, papers associated with specific organizations and events, and numerous drafts of poems, both handwritten and typed.

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Hiram Powers Dilworth Papers, 1908-1974

The personal documents, poetry manuscripts, and poetry composition journals of pianist and poet Hiram Powers Dilworth. Dilworth graduated from both Antioch College and the Cincinnati College of Music in Ohio. He moved to Chicago where he worked as a guard at the Art Institute and continued concer...

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Hugh J. Schwartzberg Poetry Collection, circa 1965-circa 1990s

The Hugh J. Schwartzberg Poetry Collection is comprised of original poems by poets both nationally and internationally known and of the papers of the Modern Poetry Association, of which Mr. Schwartzberg was a Trustee. When this Collection was received, the Poet Series was organized into two subse...

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Irma Corcoran, BVM, papers, 1876-2001.

The Irma Corcoran, B.V.M., Ph. D., Papers span the years 1876 to 2001, but are predominantly from 1926 to 2001 and consist of calendars and diaries, dissertation materials, correspondence, research on Thomas Holme, poems, photographs, and manuscripts.

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Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection

The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection was established in 1989 to honor the late Joan Flasch, a bookbinder and artist who worked in a number of positions at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The collection facilitates the in-depth study of artists' publishing practices from the early ...

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John Drury-Marion Neville Papers, 1860-1970

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, artwork, personal materials, and photographs of author and journalist John Drury, and his wife, journalist and painter Marion Neville.

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Julius Schmidt papers

Correspondence, poetry, and scrapbook of news clippings, photographs, and printed materials of Julius Schmidt, a Chicago poet married to Minna Schmidt.

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Keith Preston Papers, 1915-1942

Small collection of correspondence and works from Chicago poet, columnist, and literary critic, Keith Preston.

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Kurt M. Stein Papers, ca. 1900-1966

Poetry manuscripts, plays and songs, clippings and other published works, programs and announcements from the Cliff Dwellers Club, correspondence, and a few photos of German-American author and humorist Kurt M. Stein.

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