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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...


Chas. A. Stevens store records, part 1

Records for Chas. A. Stevens Department Store (Chicago, Ill.) include company charter, minutes, notes for talks and lectures and misc. items, 1865-1979. Also included are the records of the American Silk Company that include their operating license and company minutes, 1902-1910. Collection inclu...

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Chicagoland Building Brochure Collection, c.1920-2008

Promotional brochures for architectural projects in Chicago and by Chicago-based architecture and design firms.

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Container Corporation of America advertisements

Four-color offset halftone (4) and black-and-white offset halftone (11) 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...


Cubs first night game at Wrigley Field photographs

Color photographic prints of the Chicago Cubs' first night game at Wrigley Field against the Philadelphia Phillies. Images depict baseball players and fans on the field, the lights over the leftfield stands, the outfield bleachers, Ernie Banks and Billy Williams throwing the first pitches, the Ch...

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Field Enterprises Records, 1858-2007

Administrative, promotional, and legal materials, correspondence, photographs, and artifacts of Field Enterprises, the umbrella conglomerate under which the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun and Times company, the Chicago Sun-Times, and Field Communications Corporation eventually fell.


Gene Dekovic Papers, 1951-2006

Professional and some personal papers of Chicago and California designer and photographer, Gene Dekovic, who worked as a freelancer for most of his life. These files include professional papers relating to design and publishing ventures, and to a lesser extent his career as a photographer and aut...

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Gordon Coster visual materials

Photographs, primarily by commercial photographer Gordon Coster of Chicago (Ill.). Includes advertising work for Marshall Field & Company, documentary photography for magazines such as Time, Life, Fortune, Holiday, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American, and a number of corporate publications. ...


Guide to the American Hospital Supply Corporation Catalogs and Publications, 1928-1986

Foster G. McGaw, founder of the American Hospital Supply Corporation, was an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose generosity to Northwestern University enhanced both the Evanston and Chicago campuses. His close relationship with the university resulted from the proximity of his corporate headqua...

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Guide to the Foster G. McGaw (1897-1986) Papers, 1885-1986

The Foster McGaw papers document McGaw's life between 1908 and 1986 and fill 95 boxes. They are divided into three subseries: Personal Files, Philanthropic Records, and Financial Records. The papers illuminate both McGaw's personal concerns and, to a lesser extent, his business affairs, although ...

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Montgomery Ward and Company records, ca. 1872-2000.

Office files, primarily from Ward's central operations at 618 and 619 West Chicago Avenue in Chicago (Ill.), relating to Ward's mail order business, warehouses, and nationwide chain of department stores. Includes minutes of boards and committees (1913- ), files of corporate secretaries (1942- ), ...

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R. Ford Bentley Papers, ca. 1830-1990

Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of...

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company. Archive, 1844-2005

Founded in Chicago in 1864 by Canadian immigrant Richard Robert Donnelley, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a leading global provider of printing and print-related services. The archive contains business records, product samples and promotional material, biographical files and personal papers, hi...


Wieboldt Stores and Mandel Brothers store records, 1892-1958

Ledgers, reports, and other business records (1911-1958) of Wieboldts, a Chicago (Ill.) area department store company, and of Mandel Brothers department store and Mandel family financial papers (1892-1940s). The Mandel family materials pertain primarily to two of the brothers, Leon Mandel and Sim...

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