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Abraham Lincoln Marovitz papers

Binders containing judicial motions, filings, opinions, and other legal papers of Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz from his tenures on the Cook County Superior Court (1950-1963) and as a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (1963-1989).

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Albert E. Jenner, Jr., papers

Memoranda, reports, audio transcriptions, newsclippings, correspondence and other working files (mainly photocopies) relative to Jenner's service as counsel to the Republican Party minority on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee during the committee's inquiry into the impeachment of President Nixo...

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Albert Gore papers

Briefs, correspondence, research, legal agreements, clippings, petitions, union pamphlets and other literature, notes, drafts of legal documents, court transcripts , and other papers of Albert Gore, a Chicago labor lawyer. Materials mostly relate to Gore's work with labor unions, including the Am...

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Alexander Hehmeyer papers

Memoranda, copies of outgoing correspondence (1930s to mid-1980s), speeches, financial statements, topical files on international business and foreign policy issues, legal files, and essays, pertaining to Alexander Hehmeyer's career with Field Enterprises, where he served as Corporate Counsel (19...

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Alfred S. Trude and family papers

Correspondence, family history, legal and financial documents, wills, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Alfred S. Trude, a Chicago lawyer. A majority of the collection is correspondence from family members and condolences sent after Trude's death in 1933.

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Arthur B. Farwell papers

Diaries, notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Arthur B. Farwell, a prominent crusader against alcohol use, gambling (especially racetrack betting), political corruption and vote fraud, crime and vice in Chicago, especially in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Includes materials on...

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Barnet Hodes papers

Correspondence, legal documents, writings by Hodes, newsclippings, film, and fliers on Hodes' career as a lawyer, Chicago Corporation Counsel, 1935-1946, and Democratic politician. Relates chiefly to city and state politics and government and plans to memorialize Revolutionary War hero Haym Salom...

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Ben Meyers papers

Correspondence, affidavits, and other legal papers related to Ben Meyer's work as a lawyer for various labor unions, mainly the Chicago Newspaper Guild in its strike (1935-1940) against the Hearst newspapers in Chicago; for unions on strike against the Goldblatt Bros. (Goldblatt Brothers) departm...

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Bernard Weisberg papers, 1939-2011, bulk 1964-1985

Correspondence, research files, legal documents, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, and other personal papers of Bernard Weisberg, a Chicago human rights lawyer. Materials relate to Weisberg's involvement with the 1970 Illinois Constitutional Con...


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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Carol Moseley Braun papers, ca. 1992-1998.

Correspondence, phone logs, personnel files, reports, press releases, research materials, invitations, voting records, briefing books, speeches, newspaper clippings, legislation, grants, and audits comprise the Carol Moseley Braun papers, documenting her term as United States senator from Illinoi...

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Charles D. Mosher papers

Register, autograph book, 5 centennial albums, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous letters that document Charles D. Mosher's work as a photographer in Chicago plus his other interests. Includes a set of leatherbound volumes (2), entitled "Mosher's memorial offering to the city of Chicago for the cente...

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Charles family papers

Miscellaneous papers, including correspondence, diplomas, certificates, and military commissions of various members of the Charles family of Chicago (Ill.), including papers from the law practice of Albert N. Charles, financial records compiled by Albert Charles and Oscar Charles, items relating ...

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Charlotte Adelman papers, 1968-1995, bulk 1980-1990

The collection contains correspondence, legislative reports, meeting minutes, directories, press releases, announcements, speech transcripts, scrapbooks (1982-1988), and some photographs from Charlotte Adelman’s career as a lawyer, her work with the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, and...

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Chicago Council of Lawyers records

Meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, budgets, bylaws, membership information, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Chicago Council of Lawyers. Records relate primarily to activities of the Board of Governors and the Judiciary Committee. Also present are records of th...

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Chicago lawyer's account books

Account books of a Chicago lawyer from 1877-1889, including expense accounts and case disposition information.

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Chicago Police Department collection

Personnel registers (3 v.: 1890-1897, 1897-1904, 1904-1910) providing departmental and biographical information on police officers appointed from 1866 to 1910 and one news clipping scrapbook (1 v.) relative to the police and to crime and criminals, 1912-1914. The personnel registers list name, bi...

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Chicago Police Department Red Squad and related records

Card indexes; files containing reports and correspondence about persons and organizations investigated as possible political subversives, scattered photographs, and some materials created by the persons or organizations under investigation, such as newsletters, brochures, and correspondence; plus...

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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...


Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company records

Correspondence, affidavits, and other legal papers of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company, from the offices of Thomas F. Withrow, general solicitor 1873-1888; Thomas S. Wright, assistant solicitor 1873-1888 and general attorney 1889-1895; and Robert Mather, assistant general attorn...

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Chicago White Sox and 1919 World Series baseball scandal collection, 1917-1929, bulk 1920-1924

Primarily legal documents and correspondence between lawyers, Chicago White Sox representatives, other baseball club owners, American League officials, various baseball players, and other people; reports by private detectives; press releases; player paychecks; and handwritten notes relat...

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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 (Chicago, Ill.) records collected by Paul Booth, ca. 1966-1975

Correspondence, minutes, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, position papers, and other records of the Citizens Action Program, a Chicago advocacy group, created and/or received by Paul Booth who served as co-chairman of the organization. Some materials relate to membership and admi...

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Citizens Committee on the Media (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1971-1984

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, surveys, petitions, newsletters, press releases, and other records of Citizens Committee on the Media (CCOM), a non-profit organization to improve media programming and access. Most of the collection relates to cable television in Chicago and work with ...

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