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Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...


Adler, Mortimer J.. Papers, 1914-1995

Mortimer Jerome Adler, philosopher, educator, writer. The Mortimer J. Adler Papers include information on his work with the Great Books, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the Institute for Philosophical Research as well as material relating to his many publications. The collection consists of article...

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Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Chicago records, ca. 1929-2003.

Complaint files, correspondence, memos and other papers, statistical summaries, radio scripts, and sound recordings, relating to the daily activities of BBB/Chicago, such as sponsoring educational programs for its membership of businesses and organizations, monitoring and helping to regulate fair...

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Charles F. Armstrong papers, 1959-1968

Charles F. Armstrong (1919-1965) served the 22nd District in the Illinois House of Representatives for five consecutive terms, from 1957 until his death in 1965. A Democrat with a strong interest in public education, Armstrong sponsored H.B. 113 (1963) amending the Illinois School Code to require...

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Chicago Reporter (periodical) photograph collection, 1970-1988.

Photographs from the files of the Chicago Reporter news publication by the Community Renewal Society. Includes individuals active in the Chicago area as well as images of different types of people including political activists, illegal aliens, actors, government employees, immigrants, lawyers, po...


Christopher C. Wimbish papers, 1870-1962.

Sundry papers including Army bulletins and orders (1917-1918), newsclippings, legal documents and trial transcripts, correspondence, and speeches of Wimbish, an African American lawyer, and his family, most pertaining to his career as a First Lieutenant in the 366th Infantry Brigade, 92nd Divisio...

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Citizens Action Program records, 1970-1974

The Citizens Action Program was formed in 1970 by veterans of the Industrial Areas Foundation as the Campaign Against Pollution to protest contamination from Commonwealth Edison. The Citizens Action Program Records include annual reports, memoranda, agendas, posters, leaflets, broadsides, press r...

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Frank W. McCulloch papers, 1931-1988

Correspondence, notes, articles, reports, minutes, newsletters, and other papers of Frank W. McCulloch about his activities in Chicago on behalf of unemployment relief in the 1930s and labor education in the 1940s. Except for a few miscellaneous items, the collection does not extend beyond late 1...

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Gerald L. Sbarboro collection of photographs, [1970-1976]

Album of black-and-white and color photographic prints documenting the career of Judge Gerald L. Sbarboro. Also included is a press release and other documents about Sbarboro. Includes views of protestors urging more money for Illinois schools, probably from the period when he was serving on the ...

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Gerald L. Sbarboro papers, 1962-1989

Correspondence, articles, reports, research materials, photographs, and other working files of Judge Gerald L. Sbarboro relative to his service as a member of the Chicago Board of Education, 1970-1975, and his professional and civic activities as a lawyer and member of legal societies, including ...

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Guide to the John Henry Wigmore (1863-1943) Papers, 1868-1999

The papers span the period 1868-1999 although the vast bulk date from the late-1880s to 1943, the year of Wigmore's death. Wigmore was an inveterate correspondent and a person of catholic interests. The papers include material of considerable importance to the investigation of law, legal scholars...

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Guide to the Nathan William MacChesney Papers, 1915-1952

Most of the material in the collection is concerned with university business, and consequently sheds little light on MacChesney's private life or his military and civic activities. The collection's value lies primarily in its reflection of many of the varied activities undertaken by Northwestern'...

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Guide to the Records of the Union College of Law, 1873-1885, 1889

Included in this series are an 1889 history of the Union College of Law and a volume entitled Record of the Proceedings of the Union College of Law of the University of Chicago and the Northwestern University and of the Proceedings Preliminary to the Founding Thereof.

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James A. Mulligan papers

Correspondence, telegrams, student notebook, letterpress copy book, account books, journal (1862-1863), order books, and other papers by, to, or about James A. Mulligan, a Civil War army officer, Chicago lawyer, and journalist. Topics include Irish Americans, Catholics, Democratic politics, Mulli...


James C. Murray papers

Correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, and other papers of James C. Murray, a lawyer, chiefly pertaining to his service as alderman of the 18th Ward in Chicago (1959-1967), but including some materials related to his term in the U.S. House of Representatives (1955-1957). Topics include the o...

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John C. Fitzgerald papers, 1927-1992

The John C. Fitzgerald papers span the years 1927 to 1992 (bulk 1942 to 1992) and include correspondence, notes, brochures, photographs, and reports.

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Joyce A. Hughes papers, 1968-1983, bulk 1979-1983

Correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, legal and financial records, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Joyce A. Hughes, a Northwestern University law professor who served on the Chicago Board of Education (1980-1982). Materials chiefly pertain to school desegregat...

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Leon M. Despres papers

Subject files, correspondence, constituent requests, and newsclippings, chiefly from Despres' service as Chicago 5th Ward Alderman (Independent), 1955-1975. Topics include Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhood matters, city planning, budgets, racial discrimination, schools, crime, and urban renewal....

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Lutz-Chamberlin Family Papers, 1844-1992

Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written w...


Patrick B. and Annabel Carey Prescott papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographical material, and newsletters related to Patrick B. Prescott and Annabelle Carey Prescott. Patrick Prescott's papers relate to his career as lawyer, politician, and Judge of the Municipal Court of Chicago (Ill.), including his run for Republican Congr...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Roland Hansen collection of visual materials, ca. 1938-1949.

Primarily original cartoons and drawings, which were executed by Hansen while he was a student at Chicago's Lane Technical High School and later during his employ by the Chicago Daily News. Includes comic illustrations for the school newspaper or yearbook regarding school activities and organizat...


Scrapbook no. XIX (19), 1890- 1892, 1919.

Contains articles from newspapers and magazines as well as pamphlets. Subjects include Catholic history, Indian schools, education legislation, the League of Nations, and Chicago's World Fair.

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Seymour Simon papers

Correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Seymour Simon, chiefly related to his service as president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners and mostly concerning the departments operated by the board, but including 14 Simon speeches, 1980-87, while s...

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