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Anderson, William H. and the Anti-Saloon League. Papers, 1903-1928

Contains correspondence, press releases, speeches, and reports. Material documents Anderson's work with the Anti-Saloon League and the League's relations with John D. Rockefeller and the Black Belt Farms Company. Correspondents include Charles S. Whitman, two-time governor of New York.

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Catholics at non-Catholic Universities vol. 1, 1925-1928.

Scrapbook contains articles, editorials, comments, and pamphlets which appeared during the controversy concerning the "Catholic Foundation" at the University of Illinois. Subjects include Catholic students, public universities, education, Newman clubs, anarchists, and temperance.

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Charles R. Childs postcard and photograph collection, [1907-1950s, bulk 1920s-1940s]

Picture postcards, photographic postcards, photoprints, and photonegatives of Chicago people, places, and events that mostly were taken by photographer Charles R. Childs and sold as postcards. A few views show Childs' place of business, and one photograph shows Childs on an outing with a group of...

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Edward A. Barnes Papers, 1865-1893

Diaries, poetry, music and program and newspaper clippings written by Edward A. Barnes, a Chicago-based religious and temperance songwriter. The diaries pertain to Barnes’s songwriting career, his religious beliefs, and his relationship with his sisters, Lillie and Della.

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Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


Frances E. Willard Papers, 1841-1991

Frances E. Willard served as WCTU Corresponding Secretary from 1874-1878 and as the second President of the WCTU from 1879 until her death in 1898. Willard was a radical social progressive who stood out against gender inequality and fought to give a voice to society’s disenfranchised. The bulk of...

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Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., scrapbooks, 1912-1933.

Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, tickets, invitations, membership cards, announcements, pins, and course bulletins covering the career of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., at Loyola University. Subjects include Frederic Siedenburg, women students, feminists, Loyola University, charity, ...


Guide to the Frances E. Willard (1839-1898) Papers, 1871-1998

The Frances E. Willard papers are arranged in one half-size box and date between 1871 and 1978. Biographical materials, correspondence, materials related to a proposed marble statue, and a temperance pamphlet and petition are included.

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Hermann Raster Papers, 1849-1940

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.

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History of the College scrapbook H6, 1877-1917

Contains correspondence, photographs, minutes, programs, flyers, tickets, articles, illustrations, lists of missions, pins, pamphlets, sheet music, obituaries, Mass cards, and booklets. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Catholic Instruction League, baseball, medical school, Loyola University...

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History of the College scrapbook No. 3, 1892-1900.

Contains programs, articles, clippings, tickets, invitations, poems, pictures/illustrations, flyers, correspondence, memos, and advertisements relating to the history of St. Ignatius College. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Holy Family Church, baseball, athletics, Chicago history, Thomas E...

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Hixon family papers

Correspondence, wedding book, financial information, appraisal inventories, scrapbooks, notebooks, and other papers relating to Frank P. and Alice Green Hixon. Mr. Hixon was a Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Chicago. Mrs. Hixon w...

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Martin Bickham papers, 1903-1972

Rev. Martin Hayes Bickham (October 7, 1880 - May, 1976) was a minister, sociologist, civil rights activist, and civil liberties advocate. The Martin Bickham Papers contain agendas, financial statements, bulletins, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, press releases, by-laws, clippings, correspondence...

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Milo Kendall Papers, 1798-1925

Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.


Moses M. Shaw papers, 1920-1970, bulk 1940-1960

Correspondence; newsletters, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, programs, and flyers; church and youth scrapbooks, a bank marketing expenses ledger; notebooks, speaker's notes, poems, jokes, song lyrics, etc.; and other papers of Moses M. Shaw, a Chicago businessman active in community and civil rig...

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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 ...


Scrapbook vol. 8, 1881-1892.

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as notes, pamphlets, and flyers. Subjects include United States presidential elections, rail road strikes, St. Mary's Church (Chicago), labor, temperance, Cardinal Manning, slavery, spiritism, Jesuits, socialism, Catholic history, Chicago h...

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Scrapbook vol. IV, 1877-1900.

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as flyers and bulletins. Subjects include Catholic History, Jesuits, labor, the temperance movement, education, missions, journalism,Chicago history, and politics.

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Scrapbook vol. XII, 1881-1894.

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as notes, circulars, printed lectures, and reports concerning the temperance movement in Chicago during the 1880s and 1890s and the efforts and activities of Catholics in the movement, particularly those connected with St. Ignatius College ...

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Scrapbook vol XIV, 1888-1917

Contains clippings from newspapers and magazines as well as notes and flyers. Subjects include religious tolerance, Catholic history, Chicago history and politics, German Americans, anarchists, Jesuits, temperance, suffragists, and the education of women.

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Society of Medical History of Chicago. Records, 1830-1982

The Society of Medical History of Chicago was founded in 1909 "to secure and preserve matters pertaining to the history of medical institutions, organizations and individuals particularly of Chicago and the adjacent country; and to stimulate interest in medical history in general." Original membe...

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Throop-Vaughan family papers, 1838-1928.

Letters and other documents of the Throop, Waite, and Vaughan families, including diaries and other papers of Amos G. Throop of Chicago (Ill.) and Pasadena (Calif.); extensive letters and diaries of his son George Throop, a Civil War lieutenant with the Chicago Mercantile Battery; papers of Amos'...

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Washingtonian Health Care Foundation records, Bulk, 1934-1990

In 1863 the Washingtonian Home for the Cure of Inebriates opened at 547 State Street in Chicago. The Home and various affiliated care facilities and corporations operated through the end of the twentieth century. The Washingtonian Health Care Foundation records document the corporate and administ...

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Woman's Christian Temperance Union petition

A petition signed by women and men and addressed to the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate, requesting the enactment of legislation to provide for referenda on licensing persons who sold intoxicating drinks. Sheets of paper with signatures are pasted onto an oversize strip ...

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