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Boswell Club of Chicago records, 1944-1972

The Boswell Club of Chicago was organized in 1942 as a literary club for men patterned after "The Club" of Samuel Johnson and James Boswell's eighteenth century England. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, announcements, agendas, membership lists, bulletins, clippings, photograph...

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Dempsey Travis papers, 1949-1977

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, journals and magazines, legal documents, and other papers of Dempsey J. Travis, an African-American real estate developer, mortgage broker, author, and civil rights advocate. The collection largely consists of correspondence regarding...

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Dill Pickle Club Records, 1906-1941

Miscellaneous material relating to the Dill Pickle Club of Chicago, Illinois (1916-ca.1933) and its leading founder, John (Jack) Jones. The bulk of the collection, most of which was removed from two scrapbooks, consists of handbills, fliers, programs and posters announcing and advertising numerou...

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Guide to the Baker Brownell (1887-1965) Papers, 1904-1965

Baker Brownell enjoyed a rich and varied career as a soldier, newspaper man, popular teacher and lecturer, prolific writer and minor power, and scholar concerned with the dynamics of both the "small community" and the larger "human community" of which it formed an important component. During his ...

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Olive Hulbert Scrapbook Collection, 1918 to 1923

Artifacts dating from 1918 to 1923, organized by past Alliance president, Olive Hubert. The scrapbooks contain documents from various dinners, events, and projects, and are related to individuals connected with the Alliance. They also chronicle the Alliance’s wartime and post-war reconstruction e...