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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.
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.
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.
Platt R. Spencer Papers, 1827-1951
Correspondence, photographs, copybooks, penmanship samples, cashbooks, newspaper clippings, poetry, essays, drawings, artifacts and miscellaneous personal items related to the life and career of Platt Rogers Spencer, penman, poet, and educator who created the Spencerian system of penmanship. The ...
Renny Golden papers, 1969-2003.
The records of Renny Golden span the years 1969 to 2003, and include undated information. The audiovisual material is arranged by format and then arranged chronologically. The collection consists of Renny Golden's published and unpublished writings, materials from Golden's college classes, docume...
Ruth Lisa Schechter papers, 1964-1986.
The bulk of this collection is the poetry of Schechter.