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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...


Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers, ca. 1932-1956

Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.

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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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Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago records, 1928-1975

The Adult Education Council of Greater Chicago was established in 1924 and incorporated in 1925 as the Chicago Forum Council. The purpose was "to promote understanding and good will by bringing people of different groups into friendly association with each other for discussion of problems related...

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African American Police League (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, court files, fundraising items, historical information, minutes, reports, correspondence, clippings, topical files, newsletters, police brutality report files, and publications and flyers relative to the ongoing work of the Afro-American Police League (AAPL) and its education and ...

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Albert J. Vogele collection of nitrate negatives, ca. 1920-1949.

Black-and-white nitrate negatives taken by Albert J. Vogele depicting Edison Company picnic, family holidays including Christmas, beach scenes, Chicago's south communities including Beverly, Morgan Park (high school) and Pullman, Portage Park, Citizens Military Training Camps, historical sites re...

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Album of Dearborn Seminary alumnae and associate alumnae, 1854-1906.

Portraits of alumnae and associate alumnae of Dearborn Seminary in Chicago. Includes a portrait of Rose Grosvenor Ellis.

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Alfred F. Young Papers, ca. 1950-2011

Research working files, correspondence, and writings of Alfred F. Young, prominent historian of the ordinary people of the American Revolution and mentor to a whole generation of younger scholars. Young taught for over 25 years at Northern Illinois University and after his retirement was a senior...

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Alice Bourke Hayes, Ph. D., papers, 1960-2006.

The Alice Bourke Hayes Papers span from 1960 to 2006 and include some undated material. The papers generally reflect her professional endeavors and include and outline of her career, correspondence related to her career, publications by Hayes, presentation and conference ephemera including papers...

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Alma Petersen papers

Correspondence, research files, photographs, and other papers of Alma C. Schmidt Petersen and her husband William Petersen, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Most of the collection are records from medical and social service organizations in which Alma Petersen partic...

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American Field Service records

Letters; a short history of the organization; various lists of donors of ambulances, lists of men serving, etc.; clippings; and pamphlets. Concerns the financial status of the organization, the morale of those in service, particularly of those who wished to leave it for more active military duty,...

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Ann Credidio, BVM papers, 1989-2005.

The bulk of the papers documents Sr. Ann Credidios work at Damien House.

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Ann Stull Papers

Ann Stull was director of Friendship House in Chicago from 1951 to 1955. Friendship House was a Roman Catholic mission that preached and practiced racial tolerance in the pre-civil rights era. Her collection of rare serials and newspaper clippings documents racism, Catholicism's involvement in in...

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Anne E. Carr, BVM, Ph. D., papers, 1964-2007.

The papers of Anne E. Carr, B.V.M., Ph. D., span the years 1964 to 2007 and consist of unpublished sermons and talks, published articles and interviews, book reviews, awards, and biographical information. Topics include Christian feminism, the role of women in the Roman Catholic Church, ordinatio...

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Anne Patrick, SNJM, papers, 1969-2015.

The papers of Anne E. Patrick, SNJM, PhD have been divided into three series, and consist of Patricks doctoral dissertation, publications in numerous periodicals and monographs, and a copy of her monograph Liberating Conscience. Documents from various conferences and seminars and events at variou...

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Annetta M. Dieckmann papers, 1888-1974

Annetta Maria Dieckmann (1882-1974) was a pioneer in progressive causes that included the betterment of working peoples' lives, feminism and civil rights. This collection includes correspondence, clippings, notes, reports, minutes of meetings, biographical vitae, legal briefs, financial records, ...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Dwight Perkins, [around 1890-1975]

Correspondence, reports, newsclippings, articles, scrapbooks, photographs, and architectural drawings relating to the career and family life of noted architect Dwight Perkins, including 2 scrapbooks in box 4 (1890-1891 on religion and Jenkin Lloyd Jones; 1906-1910 on Chicago Board of Education tr...

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Architectural records and personal papers of Earl Howell Reed, Jr., [ca. 1920-1968]

Architectural drawings and blueprints, correspondence, certificates, and other papers concerning Reed's career as an architect, preservationist, and officer of HABS. Includes job files (ca. 30) of drawings and blueprints, mostly for renovations, ca. 1920-1960; plans for 98 structures made for the...

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Architectural records for buildings by Nicol, Chaney & Vanek and related firms, [ca. 1929-1977]

Job files (ca. 60) for buildings and alterations by the architectural firm, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek, based in Chicago (Ill.), and related firms: Charles Wheeler Nicol; Charles W. Nicol & Associates (1945-1955); Nicol & Nicol; and Nicol, Nicol, Chaney & Vanek (1965-). Designs were made for various c...

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Architectural records for Chicago school buildings, [ca. 1890-1929, 1953]

Job files for school buildings, additions, and alterations designed for the Chicago Board of Education. Similar plans were used for many buildings. Files for a building often contain blueprints, elevations, and other plans, etc. Architects who designed several buildings included in the collection...

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Armour Mission Records, 1845-1934

Records of Armour Mission, Chicago, IL, 1886-1934. The collection includes records concerning church congregation membership and programs, official publications, financial records, real estate materials, and artifacts as detailed below.

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Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994

Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...

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Arthur L. Berman papers, 1977-2003

The Arthur L. Berman papers consist of 17 linear feet spanning the years 1977 to 2003 (bulk 1990 to 2002) and contain biographical information, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, photographs, awards, campaign materials and memorabilia.

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