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Alfred E. Hamill Papers, 1856-1967

Chicago investment banker, Centaur Press founder, Newberry Library trustee, and calligraphy and gypsy lore collector. Personal letters of Alfred E. Hamill to a Russian émigré, Alexandra Fredericks, and of Dora E. Yates, a librarian and the secretary of the Gypsy Lore Society, to Hamill. Also type...

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Armour Institute of Technology Records, 1882-ca. 1947

Founded by Frank W. Gunsaulus in 1890, the Armour Institute of Technology was one of two Chicago colleges which merged in 1940 (the other being the Lewis Institute) to create Illinois Institute of Technology.

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Armour Institute of Technology Records, 1896-1931

Records of Armour Institute of Technology (Chicago, 1896-1940) including student admission applications, materials concerning WW I era Marine Engineering and aviation training programs.

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Edward Price Bell Papers, 1886-1951

Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.

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Four Minute Men photograph collection, 1917.

Collection of lantern slides for presentations prepared under the authority of the Committee on Public Information, Washington, D.C. and presented by members of the Four Minute Men society. Used to illustrate talks encouraging World War I enlistment and the sale of liberty bonds in 1917. Subjects...

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Frank W. Gunsaulus Papers, 1906 - 1921

Papers of Frank W. Gunsaulus, founding president of Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago. Bulks with correspondence to and from Gunsaulus, but does not appear to be the bulk of his administrative correspondence regarding the operation of Armour Institute of Technology. Lesser amounts of materi...

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Gunsaulus, Frank W.; Papers, 1813-1921

Frank W. Gunsaulus (1856–1921) was an ordained Methodist minister, a noted preacher, orator, educator, bibliophile, document scholar, and pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church (Chicago) where, in 1890, he delivered the “Million Dollar Sermon” which inspired Philip Armour, Sr. to found Armour I...

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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...


Otto J. Krampikowsky photograph collection, 1918-1919.

General views taken by Krampikowsky, Chief Stenographer, Quarter Master Depot #1, Advance Section, U.S. Army, of cities and war monuments where his unit stopped in Northern France and East central Germany during World War I. Includes activities in cities and villages, in Krampikowsky's Army camp,...

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Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941, bulk 1900-1935

Correspondence, news clippings, and other papers of Dr. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Materials pertain to his leadership of the Illinois State Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, and the Illinois Centennial Commission; participation in...


Paul Scott Mowrer Papers, 1894-2007

Correspondence, works, photographs and personal materials related to Paul Scott Mowrer, Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, author, newspaper editor, and poet. Mowrer was Paris correspondent for the Chicago Daily News beginning in 1910, headed the foreign news service until 1934, and ed...

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Raw war: the uncensored story of the World War in photogravure, 1934 Jan. 6-May 12.

Volume of pages collected from the Saturday rotogravure supplement of the Chicago Daily News that contained images made by the newspaper's staff photographers and by other news agencies (ca. 1914-1918) that were republished in weekly installments in 1934 and depicted events throughout World War I...

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Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and i...

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United States Government War Exposition photograph album, 1918 Sept. 2-15.

Photographs of advertisements, structures, events, panoramic views of crowds and grounds of the exposition held in Chicago's Grant Park. Includes scenes of booths regarding the American Red Cross and food conservation. One scene shows a Salvation Army facility in the trenches. Soldiers are shown ...

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Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129 collection of visual materials, 1941.

Memorabilia of the Veterans of Ambulance Co. 129.

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Winterbotham-French Family Papers, 1850-2005

Correspondence, personal materials, diaries, financial and estate documents, genealogical research, and photographs of the Winterbotham and French families who were united by the marriage of John R. Winterbotham III and Chloe T. French. Papers include correspondence pertaining to Chloe Tyler Fren...

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World War I views in France, 1914-1918.

Collection includes views of military parades, battlegrounds, bombed buildings, prisoners of war, soldiers, dead and wounded French, and American soldiers in France during World War I. Also a group of views of cities and chateauxs in France. Stereographs are glass, made in France, and are stored ...

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