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Dempsey Travis papers, 1949-1977
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, journals and magazines, legal documents, and other papers of Dempsey J. Travis, an African-American real estate developer, mortgage broker, author, and civil rights advocate. The collection largely consists of correspondence regarding...
Franklin W. Rosemont Papers, ca. 1985-2008
Book reviews, flyers, articles, and photographs relating to the Charles H. Kerr Company and surrealism-related events in Chicago.
Mark Turbyfill Papers, 1911-1985
Material relating to the life and career of dancer, poet and painter Mark Turbyfill, including three copies of his unpublished autobiography and many copies of published and unpublished poems. Also, articles and reviews by and about Turbyfill, a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, dance prog...
Smith-Dewey Family Papers, 1870-1990
Genealogies, publications, photographs, armories, letters, and documents pertaining to the family histories and forebears of Edward Byron Smith, former chairman of the Northern Trust Corporation of Chicago, and of his wife, Louise Dewey Smith. Papers also include documents pertaining to Northern ...
Stone & Kimball Records, 1883-1971
Papers of late 19th-early 20th century Chicago book publisher Stone & Kimball, consisting of original manuscripts and correspondence (primarily that of Herbert S. Stone) and authors George Ade, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, and Eugene Field, among others. Correspondence is supplanted with phot...
Tia Chucha Press Records, 1989-1999
Administrative and literary materials including correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and financial documents pertaining to the establishment and operation of publishing company Tia Chucha Press.
Wayne Andrews correspondence
Letters relative to information supplied by Joseph T. Ryerson (and others?) for Andrews' book, Battle for Chicago, which was published in 1946. The book focuses on Chicago's leading entrepreneurs and real estate speculators, newspaper circulation wars, and gangsters. Includes discussion of fortun...
Women and Children First Bookstore records, 1978-2009.
The Women and Children First Bookstore records span from 1978 to 2009 and consist of publications, press, secondary literature, video, photographs, and some correspondence related to store events and community life.