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Don Lawson papers

Correspondence, books by Lawson, book reviews, research files, biographical materials, playbills, photographs, and other papers of Don Lawson, a Chicago author who wrote non-fiction books on historical and political subjects for young adult readers. Also present are some papers of Lawson's wife, ...

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E. Frederic Morrow Papers

Best known as a member of President Eisenhower's White House staff, E. Frederic Morrow worked for the Urban League, the NAACP and CBS radio before joining Eisenhower's campaign in 1952. He served on the White House staff from 1955 through 1960 and wrote a memoir, Black Man in the White House. His...

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Frank Goedecke album of photographs collection, ca. 1880-1900.

Primarily commercial portraits of political, cultural and theatrical personalities. Album I includes portraits of European royalty, European and American statesmen, military and religious figures; authors and composers. Albums II-IV include actors and actresses, often in the costume and attitude ...

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Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.


Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers, ca. 1860-1966

Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and w...

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Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers, 1850-2002

Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Cha...


A. T. Andreas papers

Letters, diaries (2 v.), and other documents by, to, or collected by A.T. Andreas, a Civil War soldier and later Chicago businessman and historian. Items from the Civil War period while Andreas served in the 12th Illinois Infantry include letters (16) to his future wife, diaries (1864, when he wa...


William M. Zearing papers, 1799-1956

Letters to William M. Zearing, who was a notary public and lawyer in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, and later a judge of the Cook County circuit court; with annotations or separate copies of his replies and letters; deeds, account books (daybooks and ledgers); notes for debates and speeches;...

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