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Bowman Dairy Company collection of visual materials, [1885-1965, bulk 1900-1952]

Visual materials relating to the Bowman Dairy Company, processor and distributor of dairy products in the Chicago area, 1891-1966. Includes pictures of advertisements, advertising personalities and premiums, dairy operations, interior and exterior of Bowman owned buildings (distribution sites, mi...

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Charlie Chaplin coloring books

Illustrated comic-coloring books depicting Charlie Chaplin as the Tramp titled, "Charlie Chaplin's Comic Papers (series 1 no. 315)" and "Charlie Chaplin in the Movies," and published as promotion for Essanay Studios. Included in the two-color printed interior of both volumes are annotations and c...


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Advertising Department, 1850s-1960s

Administrative files, advertising copy, press kits, budgets, and subject files relating to the promotion of the railroad. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Auditor's Office, 1855-1914

Financial records (Ledgers, Journals, Construction Accounts, and Miscellaneous Accounts) of the CB&Q Railroad Company. Mostly detailed financial records kept in large ledger books. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa, 1852-1919

Correspondence, reports, circulars, securities, and other miscellaneous materials related to the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad-Iowa (B&MRR-Iowa), incorporated in 1852 and leased to the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) in 1872. Includes materials related to incorporati...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska, 1850-1918

Correspondence, contracts, financial records, and other materials related to the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska (B&MRR-Nebraska), incorporated in 1869 and taking over all Nebraska property of the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad in Iowa, as well as the Nebraska land grant gi...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - General Passenger Traffic Department Records, 1924-1965

The General Passenger Traffic Department ensured the quality and reliability of the passenger travelers' experience, and promoting tourism as well as business travel along the routes of the CB&Q. Records include administrative files relating to specific passenger trains, or to railroad operations...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials, 1849-1999

Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Maps, Blueprints, and Drawings, 1870-1971

Printed maps, manuscript maps, technical blueprints, and drawings produced by the CB&Q and its affiliated lines. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Master Mechanic's Records, 1886-1966

Meeting minutes and scattered subject files relating to the Master Mechanics Association of the CB&Q. The association was formed to make recommendations to the management about construction, maintenance, and repair of all rail cars, equipment, tools, and rail lines. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Office of the President, 1924-1955

Materials created and collected by Ralph Budd (1879-1962), who was the president of the CB&Q from 1932 to 1949. Includes correspondence with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, administrative files, and Federal Coordinator of Transportation Files. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Predecessor Companies, 1849-1889

Correspondence, circulars, and other documents primarily related to the predecessor companies of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), spanning the years 1849-1864: the Aurora Branch Railroad, the Chicago and Aurora Railroad Company, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Securities, 1856-1922

Financial materials of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), primarily papers and oversize volumes concerning stocks and bonds, showing the history of sales and transfers. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records, 1820-1999

Correspondence, reports, maps, blueprints, financial documents, advertising materials, photographs, and other items documenting the history of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q), which existed from 1855 to 1970.

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Chicago Commuter Rail collection, 1898-1947

The Chicago Commuter Rail Collection includes stereoscopes of a Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad station, a photograph published on a calendar sheet, acceptance and bond agreements for the Chicago City Railway Company with the City of Chicago, and bus schedules for the Chicago and West To...

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Chicago Railroad Fair records, 1948-1952

The Chicago Railroad Fair, held during the summers of 1948 and 1949, was designed to demonstrate to the public the role which the railroads had played in the development of the United States. The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, financial records, minutes, sheet music, contracts, b...

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Container Corporation of America advertisements

Four-color offset halftone (4) and black-and-white offset halftone (12) printed advertisments for the Container Corporation of America designed by such artists and designers as A.M. Cassandre, Leo Lionni, Jean Carlu, Herbert Matter, Herbert Bayer, William H. Campbell, and Peter Sekaer. The themes...


Edward H. Weiss papers, 1949-1985, bulk 1960-1985

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, organizational records, scrapbooks, biographical materials, exhibition catalogs, and other papers of Edward H. Weiss about his career as an artist and advertising agency executive and his association with organizations such as the American Ass...

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Elgin, St Charles & Southern Railway Company, Articles of Incorporation., 1886

Contains printed articles of incorporation of the Elgin, St. Charles & Southern Railway Company, signed by charter members, dated February 2, 1886. Also includes manuscript notes

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Essanay Film Studios advertisements collection, 1915-1920.

Collection of lantern slides of motion picture advertisements from Essanay Studios. Announcing coming (future) attractions with space for local theater to write in the name of the theater.

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Federated Department Stores' records of Marshall Field & Company, ca. 1852-2004

Office files, product catalogs, newsletters and other publications, personnel files, photographs, and other operating records of the Marshall Field & Company department store chain and its successor Marshall Field's, based in Chicago (Ill.) with its central store on State Street in the Loop. This...

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Harold Gilden papers, 1950-1969

The Harold Gilden papers consist almost entirely of dockets and evidence relating to labor disputes which were arbitrated by Mr. Gilden. The majority of these disputes concern the railroad brotherhoods, although some cases relate to the airlines and to manufacturing. Also included in the collecti...

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