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ACT UP Chicago. Records, 1969-1996

ACT UP Chicago was a grassroots, direct action, activist group formed to bring attention to the AIDS crisis. The group also agitated for increased AIDS funding and research, as well as protection of the rights of people with HIV/AIDS. Correspondence, notes, clippings, and newsletters in the colle...

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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 Commission to study the Disorders of Convention Week. Records, 1968-1969

A citizens' commission, chaired by Edward J. Sparling, was formed to investigate the 1968 Chicago peace march that ended in police confrontation. The group reconvened to examine the violence associated with the 1968 Democratic National Convention. The second committee, named the Chicago Commissio...

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Franck, James. Papers, 1882-1966

James Franck (1882-1964). Physicist. Contains personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts of speeches, articles, and other publications; laboratory notes; memoranda; sound recordings and photographs; personal documents; newspaper clippings; biographies and obituaries of Franck and other...

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Goetz, Rachel Marshall. Papers, 1898-1994

Rachel Marshall Goetz was a writer, researcher, and activist who spent much of her career focused on national and local Hyde Park politics. These papers include much of Goetz’s early writing advocating the use of new media in state and local governments. She worked as a speechwriter on Illinois g...

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Gosnell, Harold F. Papers, 1886-1997

Harold Foote Gosnell (1896-1997) was a political scientist at the University of Chicago during the 1920s and 1930s. He also worked for the federal government and spent the latter part of his academic career at American and Howard Universities. He was renowned for his work on voter behavior, parti...

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Johnson, Walter. Papers, 1939-1961

Walter Johnson, politician, historian. The Walter Johnson papers contain correspondence, speeches, campaign literature, newspaper clippings, and press releases. Most of the materials in the collection reflect Johnson's involvement in politics, including his bid to become alderman of the Fifth War...

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Klutznick, Philip M. Papers, 1914-1999

Philip M. Klutznick, businessman, philanthropist, diplomat, government official and Jewish leader. The Philip M. Klutznick Papers comprise 175.5 linear feet and include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, published materials, photographs, scrapbooks, architectural plans, awards and mementos and a...

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Lowden, Frank O. Papers, circa 1870-1943

Frank Orren Lowden (1861-1943) was a lawyer, Republican politician, scientific farmer and Governor of Illinois. The collection contains personal correspondence, as well as correspondence related to Lowden’s business, political and agricultural activities. It also includes many early twentieth-cen...

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Merriam, Charles E. Papers, 1893-1957

Charles E. Merriam, professor of Political Science and politician. Candidate for mayor of Chicago, 1911 and 1919. Founder, Social Science Research Council, 1924. Contains personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts; class notes Merriam took as a student; memoranda; election campaign mat...

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University of Chicago. Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development. Records, 2004

"Cityspace: The Past of Urban Renewal and the Future of Community Development" was a conference hosted by the University of Chicago on April 9 and 10, 2004. The conference was designed to "combine perspective of both scholars and community activists and practitioners to uncover new and exciting w...

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World Citizens Association. Central Committee. Records, 1939-1953

The World Citizens Association was founded in Chicago in 1939 under the patronage of Anita McCormick Blaine. The Association worked for world community awareness and toward promoting the practice of solving problems from an international point of view.

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World Citizens Association. Chicago Group. Records, 1939-1943

The World Citizens Association was an outgrowth of attempts to found an American division of the World Foundation. Founded in 1939 under the patronage of Anita McCormick Blaine, the Chicago Group was disbanded in 1943 for lack of funding. Carleton Washburne chaired the group. The Chicago Group pr...

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