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A.C. McClurg & Co. Records, 1873-1967
Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Alfred E. Hamill Letters to Kenneth Meyer Setton, 1944-1946
Five letters to Kenneth Setton concerning his studies of Athens in the 12th century, and other matters of mutual interest.
Allan H. Stevenson Papers, 1944-1970
Research notes, original manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works, professional correspondence, and photographs of watermarks used for research by paper historian Allan H. Stevenson.
Allen Ruff Papers, 1855-1997
Publications and working papers of Ruff, mostly in preparation for his book
American Center for Design records
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, membership surveys and directories, event information, sound recordings, and other records of the American Center for Design, founded as the Society of Typographic Arts in 1927, to promote high standards of design, the education of designers, and public...
American Type Founders Company Collection, 1899-1950
Various materials including photographs, internal publications, type specimens, and documents relating to the American Type Founders Company. The Company was founded in the late 19th century when 23 type foundries in North America merged.
Andrew Placente papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16 (Chicago, Ill.), 1911-1975, bulk 1940-1975
Constitutions, by-laws, meeting minutes, membership lists, correspondence, election material, grievances and other items concerning Andrew Placente's work with the Chicago Typographical Union, the International Typographical Union, and the Illinois Typographical Conference. Includes t...
Artists Book Works Records, 1982-2012
Non-profit public education organization founded in 1983 by Barbara Lazarus Metz. Its records consist of administrative files, files on artists active in book work, and original art works created at the Artists Book Works studio or exhibited in its galleries.
Audrey Niffenegger Papers, 1990-1993
Typescript drafts of The Time Traveller’s Wife and other works; related sketches, drawings, correspondence, and ephemera; press clips and other biographical information.
August Sallas papers on the Chicago Typographical Union No. 16, 1942-1994 (bulk 1960-1992)
This collection contains meeting minutes, annual reports, correspondence, news clippings, publications, memos, mailing lists, wage information, union contract and union label use negotiations, union election material, and grievances related to August Sallas and his positions within the C...
Bank and Carter Portfolio Collection, 1951-1971
Sketches, layouts, proofs, and published calligraphic specimens created by Arnold Bank (1908-1986) and Will Carter (1912-2001) for the Arnold Bank Lettering Portfolio (1951) and Carter's sequels, Portfolio One (1967) and Portfolio Two (1974).
Barbara Bartz Petchenik Papers, 1965-2003
Works, correspondence, and articles by and about cartographer Barbara Bartz Petchenik, who designed and produced the Newberry Library's Atlas of Early American History. In addition to that atlas, Petchenik worked at World Book Encyclopedia, improving their maps, and as senior sales representative...
Bertsch & Cooper image collection, 1904-1910.
Visual materials relating to the Palette & Chisel Club, and the graphic design firm of Bertsch & Cooper. Includes vintage photoprints of costume parties and burlesque skits at the Palette & Chisel Club, and of Fred Bertsch and Oswald B. Cooper; an original ink cartoon by "Webster"; color woodcuts...
Brothers of the Book Society Records, 1896-1922
Records of the Brothers of the Book Society founded by Woodworth in 1898 with the purpose of publishing noteworthy books. Collection includes incoming and outgoing letters, works, photographs and mementoes, and publications by and about the "Brothers of the Book."
Bruce Rogers Papers, 1902-1951
Correspondence, a few works, and miscellaneous items relating to Bruce Rogers, an American typographer and designer of books.
Burton Cherry Ephemera Collection, approximately 1929-approximately 1962
Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, arti...
Casey Prunchunas photographs of Advance Lithographing Company in Chicago (Ill.), 1954.
Interior views taken by Prunchunas of Advance Lithographing Company at 133 N. Jefferson St. in Chicago. Includes images of workers, including women assembly workers.
Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council records
Minutes, case files, council judgments, correspondence, and other files of the Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council. The collection, circa 1922-1979, also contains minutes of the label committee, detailed investigations of complaints that the union label (or "bug") was used illegitimately by so...
Chicago Calligraphy Collective Records, 1963-ongoing
Non-profit public education organization founded in 1976 to promote the study, practice, and appreciation of calligraphy in all of its historical and present-day applications. Collection includes newsletters, posters, exhibit announcements, invitations, workshop materials, and other printed items...
Chicago Design Museum Ephemera Collection, 2014-2016
Printed ephemera from the Chicago Design Museum relating to the museum's activities from 2014-2016. Includes posters, postcards, prints, a business card, a playbill, a button, and other assorted materials.
Chicago Hand Bookbinders Records, 1979-2007
Business records and newsletters of The Chicago Hand Bookbinders, an association of professional, amateur, and student bookbinders founded in 1978.
Chicago Reader Records, 1971-2000
Original copy of articles, legal files, miscellaneous administrative files, and unsolicited manuscripts of the
Chicago Society of Artists. Records, 1953-1956
Founded in 1888, the Chicago Society of Artists supports the work of professional artists in the Chicago area, and is the oldest continuously-operated art association in the United States. This collection consists of annual calendars, featuring block prints produced by CSA members, which were pro...
Chicago Tribune strike collection
Flyers, informational handouts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting agendas, stickers, and other materials related to the Chicago Tribune strike, ca. 1985-1987. Most of the materials are from the perspective of the strikers; however, two manuals on techniques to respond to strikes are in...