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American Field Service records

Letters; a short history of the organization; various lists of donors of ambulances, lists of men serving, etc.; clippings; and pamphlets. Concerns the financial status of the organization, the morale of those in service, particularly of those who wished to leave it for more active military duty,...

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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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Clara Elizabeth Hollis McLean photograph collection, 1860s-1970s, bulk 1910s-1950s.

Visual materials relating to Clara Elizabeth Hollis (Mrs. Kirk McLean) and family of Chicago and Winnetka. Subjects include family trips to ranches in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona (1900s-1920s); Clara and friends at Bryn Mawr College (ca. 1917-18); family portraits; and Clara and (second) husba...


Guide to the Military Training Programs Records, 1939-1949

The bulk of the series consists of the records of the V-7 program, including graduation lists for classes 4-25, class lists for classes 1-7, and 15, graduation programs for classes 14-25, and a folder of clippings. It also includes a small amount of clippings, University publications, and corresp...

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Guide to the Naval V-12 Program Records, 1943-1946

The Naval V-12 program was established by the War Department on university campuses during World War II to provide the Navy with a continuous supply of officers. Northwestern's V-12 unit was formed in July, 1943. The records of the V-12 program consist of Regulation and Organization manuals, list...

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Howe-Barnard Family Papers, 1826-1999

Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, ...


Joseph Conklin photograph collection, 1917-1918.

Album of visual materials relating to Base Hospital 13 which served with the American Expeditionary Forces in Limoges, France during World War I. Serving at Base Hospital 13 were staff from Chicago's Presbyterian Hospital and students from University of Chicago and other Midwestern colleges. Incl...

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Lutz-Chamberlin Family Papers, 1844-1992

Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written w...


Margaret Dahlem papers

Correspondence, memory books, and other personal papers and memorabilia of Margaret M. Dahlem (Peggy Dahlem). Included are three volumes; a memory book (1910-1918) consisting of photographs, event programs, letters, and notes; a "School Memories" autograph and scrapbook (1912-1916) consisting of ...

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Military Training Camps Association of the United States records

Correspondence, constitution, by-laws, financial information, personnel files, lists of civilian aids, chairmanship materials, and lists of Illinois county chairmen of the Military Training Camps Association. The collection includes historical documents, letters of commendation, administrative an...

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Robert J. Havighurst papers, 1943-1966

Correspondence, research files, newsletters, press releases, speech transcripts, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Robert Havighurst, a professor of education at the University of Chicago and a leading peace activist. The collection mostly relates to Havighurst's activities opposi...

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Smith, Thomas Vernor. Papers, 1934-1945

Thomas Vernor Smith (1890-1964) Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, Illinois State Senator (1936-1938), Congressional Representative, (1938-1940). This collection includes letters from the years of Smith's political activity, 1934-1941. Among the other papers are reprints of som...

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Waldo M. Allen papers, 1891-1957

The papers of Waldo M. Allen consist largely of letters concerning his family, written by him, by his older brother Calvin Durand Allen, his parents Elisha Hubert and Janet E. (Durand) Allen, and other relatives. Some of the correspondence pertains to the interests and activities of Waldo Allen...

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