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Atkinson family papers

Letters and legal papers, primarily by Charles Atkinson, Charles H. Atkinson, and Charles H. Deere about family news, Chicago real estate investments, land reclamation in Henry County and Rock Island County (Ill.), and the firm of Atkinson and Lord, Chicago suppliers of marble and soapstone-ware,...


F.B. Little Electric Company records

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, handbills, programs, photographs, technical drawings, and other personal and administrative files of Fred B. Little, owner of the F.B. Little Electric Company in St. Louis (Mo.). The company sold chronophones, an early device for synchronizi...

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Gordon Coster photograph collection, [approximately 1920-1985]

Photographs, primarily by commercial photographer Gordon Coster of Chicago (Ill.). Includes advertising work for Marshall Field & Company, documentary photography for magazines such as Time, Life, Fortune, Holiday, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American, and a number of corporate publications. ...

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Hammond Organ Company collection of visual materials, [1932-1980s]

Visual materials relating to the Hammond Organ Co. (incorporated in 1928) and to inventions by its founder Laurens Hammond. Subjects include portraits of Hammond and family members, various views of construction of organs, and many different models of organs. Includes images of a self-shuffling b...

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Mildred Hark McQueen radio scripts

Radio program play scripts and advertisements written by Chicagoans Mildred Hark McQueen and her husband Noel McQueen. Included are 85 play scripts, advertisements for Wrigley chewing gum (13 items) announced by Jack Fulton and the Andrews Sisters, and spot announcements of New England recipes (1...


Shaw-Wells family papers, 1792-1977

Correspondence, diaries, articles, poems, short stories, plays, clippings, mementos, estate documents, and other family papers of Chicago (Ill.) author Frances Wells Shaw and her husband, architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, and of their parents, daughters, other relatives, and ancestors. Topics incl...


Slingerland Drums publicity photographs, [ca. 1945-1969]

Publicity photographs of professional drummers using Slingerland drum equipment, including its famous Radio King snare drums and other products. Also includes a photograph of the Slingerland factory in Niles, Illinois. Drummers appearing in the photographs are Andy Agello, Jimmy Campbell, Jackie ...

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United Scenic Artists, Local 350 (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1927-1970.

Meeting minutes, financial records, attendance rosters, membership files, correspondence, and other records of the United Scenic Artists (USA) Local 350 in Chicago (Ill.). Most of the collection pertains to the finances of the union, especially membership dues.

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