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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...


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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American Civil Liberties Union. Illinois Division. Records, 1920-1982

Documents the activities of the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union from its founding through the early 1980s. Includes case files, finances and fundraising information, individual and institutional correspondence, minutes, newsletters and publications, film, audio cassettes, ...

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Chicago Citizens Police Committee. Records, 1929-1931

The Chicago Citizens' Police Committee, 1929-1931, was formed to investigate the Chicago Police Department. The results of the study were published in The Chicago Police Problems. The records include correspondence of Leonard D. White, second chairman and treasurer of the Committee; financial sta...

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Darrow, Clarence. Papers, 1913-1944

Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) Lawyer and social reformer. Contains correspondence, speeches and articles, copies of press releases relating to the Scopes trial, the manuscript of an unpublished story, and material written after Darrow's death, including letters to his widow, Ruby H. Darrow.

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Farrell, James T. Papers, 1930-1948

James T. Farrell, writer, literary critic. The bulk of the James T. Farrell Papers is made up of periodicals to which Farrell contributed from the early 1930's to the late 1940's. The collection also contains an exchange of letters between Farrell and Clarence Darrow, a copy of one of the final l...

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Lane, Ebenezer, Family. Papers, 1811-1866

The Ebenezer Lane Family Papers contain materials relating to Lane and his son, also named Ebenezer. The papers of the father (1793-1866) document his career as an attorney and judge, with materials including financial records, legal documents, letterbooks, notes on law cases, and a travel diary....

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Scammon, Jonathon Young. Papers, 1839-1890

Jonathan Young Scammon (1812-1890), pioneer Chicago lawyer and businessman and benefactor of Chicago cultural institutions including the old University of Chicago. The Papers contain correspondence sent and received by Scammon from 1838 to 1890, most related to his law practice. Also in the colle...

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