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Center for Book and Paper Arts, Visiting Artists Collection, 2005-2017

The Center for Book and Paper Arts (CBPA) at Columbia College Chicago was founded in 1994 by noted paper artists Marilyn Sward and Barbara Metz. The CBPA is one of the largest book and paper arts institutions in the United States and serves as a platform for students and faculty from Columbia Col...

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Charles Francis Adams papers

Letter to J. S. Warner; acknowledges receipt of medal in commemoration of late president (1868 May); London; Letter to --- [Liverpool], Thanks for appreciation of work as minister, regret for inability to visit Liverpool (1868 June); Letter to Dr. Peabody thanking him for a catalogue; asking him ...

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Cheryl Johnson-Odim Collection, 1967-1990

An element of the Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection, the Cheryl Johnson-Odim Collection is comprised of materials related to Dr. Johnson-Odim's time as a community activist. During this period, she campaigned against the South African policy of apartheid through various grassroots organi...

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Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection, 1956-2012

The Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection was assembled through the efforts of Dr. Lisa Brock, a faculty member of Columbia College Chicago and a seminal force in the local anti-apartheid movement. This collection highlights the grassroots organizations during the 1980s and 1990s that formed...

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Claude A. Barnett collection of visual materials

Primarily photoprints of Afro-Americans collected during Barnett's career as founder and director of the Chicago-based Associated Negro Press (1919-1964), some images photographed by Gordon Parks. Includes Black events and significant personalities in diverse fields supplied to the ANP for distri...


France Forever, Chicago Chapter records

Correspondence, announcements, financial records, legal papers, speeches, newsclippings with some printed matter, including two France Forever yearbooks (1945 and 1946-47) from the Chicago office of France Forever, an organization that disseminated news about Free French efforts during World War ...


George D. Cook Company papers, 1898-1929

Personal and business correspondence, receipts, order forms, bonds, bulletins, and other administrative files of the George D. Cook Company, an investment securities business specializing in Mexican bonds founded by George D. Cook in the early 1900s. Also present are administrative files relati...

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John Gutknecht papers, 1906-1972 (bulk 1920-1960)

Biographical materials, correspondence, travel diaries (17 v.; 1934-1965), scrapbooks (11 v.; 1911-1960), transcripts, certificates, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and other papers of John Gutknecht, a Chicago lawyer and judge. Present are transcripts of radio broadcasts pertaining ...

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John Milton Hay letters

Letters from Hay, several posted from various U.S. embassies in Europe. One from Vienna to William A. Baker; wish my autograph were as good a one as yours. (1868 March 24; ALS; 1p). One from American Embassy, London; to Mrs. Potter Palmer; wishes to know if Mrs. Palmer will be in London the next ...

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


Orlando Redekopp Collection, 1958-2005

An element of the Chicago Anti-Apartheid Movement Collection, the Orlando Redekopp Collection is comprised of materials related to Redekopp's time as an activist and South African election observer. During the 1980s and 1990s, Redekopp, along with his wife Joan Gerig, lived in Chicago and partici...

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Sidney Lens papers

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, newsletters, notes, manuscripts of Lens' major books, financial records, and sound recordings from his career as a Chicago labor organizer, peace activist, political candidate, lecturer, and writer. Includes materials from the Revolutionary Workers' ...


United Nations Association, Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions records, 1947-1980

Correspondence, newsletters, press releases, brochures, meeting minutes, financial records, itineraries, speeches, newspaper clippings, yearbooks, and other records of United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA), Illinois and Greater Chicago Divisions, the local ch...

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