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Art Shay photograph collection, 1948-2002.

The photographic prints in this collection were made from original negatives (1948-2002) and selected in conjunction with: The Essential Art Shay: Selected Photographs, a retrospective exhibition of works by Chicago photojournalist Art Shay at the Chicago History Museum in 2007.

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Arthur Meeker, Jr. Papers, ca. 1850-1972

Correspondence, personal materials, works, and photographs of Chicago author Arthur Meeker, Jr.

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Ben Hecht Papers, 1879-1983

Works, correspondence, and papers of novelist, playwright, and screenwriter Ben Hecht, and also papers of his wife Rose Caylor Hecht (novelist) and daughter Jenny Hecht (actress).

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Chicago Public Schools, Radio Council collection

Scripts; instructional materials; lessons in history, literature, science, Latin America and other foreign countries and languages; teacher manuals and broadcast schedules; short stories; poems; interviews; and other materials produced or adapted by the Radio Council of the Chicago public school ...

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Clara Edmunds-Hemingway papers, 1899-1958

Handwritten, typed, and published versions of songs, other musical compositions, poems, essays, short stories, and plays; correspondence; scrapbooks; lists of works by Clara Edmunds-Hemingway; biographical sketches; diaries; and miscellaneous items relating to her career as a singer (contralto), ...

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Dale Kramer papers, 1930-1966

Journalist, biographer, and literary historian. Kramer's papers include correspondence, literary manuscripts, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and five Chicago notebooks containing a record of his research and some correspondence of literary figures for his book Chicago Renaissance (1966), ab...

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Emmett Dedmon papers

Correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, meeting minutes, and other personal and professional papers of Emmett Dedmon, author and newspaper editor for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Daily News. Also included are eleven scrapbooks that consist mostly of newspaper clippings. Topics include Ded...


Eunice Tietjens Papers - Additions, 1847-1972

Correspondence, works, and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. Also material relating to the Hammond and Strong families, Eunice Tietjens' daughter, Janet Tietjens Hart, and Eunice Tietjens' firs...

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Eunice Tietjens Papers, 1898-1944

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Eunice Tietjens, Chicago poet, novelist, lecturer and associate editor of Poetry: A Magazine of Verse. The bulk of the correspondence is incoming.

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Fanny Butcher Papers, 1830-1984

Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.

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Finley Peter Dunne Papers, 1925-1992

Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.

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Floyd Dell Papers, 1908-1969

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.

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George Ade collection

Letters by Ade, from Brook, Ind., to Frank Morris, Chicago (1917 June 23, 1 p.; 1922 June 5, 1 p.) about searching for copies of books, including one called Knocking the Neighbors; and a notebook containing lists of Street Story articles, illustrated works, names, etc. that may have appeared in t...

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George Ade Papers, 1865-1971

Correspondence, works, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, miscellaneous pictorial items and memorabilia documenting the literary and personal life of George Ade, Midwestern journalist, humorist and playwright, best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the Streets and of th...

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Great Chicago Stories photograph collection, [ca. 1992]

A set of portraits of notable Chicagoans, by photographer Tom Maday, including portraits of Gwendolyn Brooks, Joe Mantegna, Roger Ebert, Sara Paretsky, Oprah Winfrey and others, which accompanied stories in the book Great Chicago Stories, published in 1994.

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Harry Hansen Papers, 1900-1970

Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.

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Henry Blake Fuller Papers, 1868-2000

Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.

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Henry Justin Smith Papers, 1912-1980

Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.

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Hoke Norris Papers, 1934-1977

Collection of correspondence, works, research materials, and personal information by and about Hoke Norris, reporter, book reviewer, novelist, and public affairs director. Norris worked for several papers including the Raleigh News and Observer, the Winston-Salem Journal-Sentinel, the Chicago Sun...

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Howard Vincent O'Brien Papers, 1894-1948

Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, publicity materials, and personal papers of newspaper columnist and novelist Howard Vincent O'Brien.

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Illinois Woman's Press Association records

Minutes, records, newsletters, scrapbooks, agendas, correspondence, and by-laws of the Illinois Woman's Press Association (IWPA). The IWPA, founded in 1885, is an organization of communications professionals whose objective is to maintain and improve the professional standards of members in mass ...

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Ivan Molek papers, 1900-1980

Correspondence between Ivan Molek, other Slovenian Americans, and people in Slovenia; typescripts of writings by Ivan Molek as well as essays, articles, short stories, poetry, and other works that he translated from Slovenian into English; pamphlets and books about Slovenians and Slovenian Americ...

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Jack Fuller Papers, 1951-2005

The literary and journalistic works, correspondence, and personal materials of Chicago journalist and novelist Jack Fuller.

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Jack Star papers, 1968-1994

Research material, clippings, publications, correspondence, article drafts, photographs, audio cassette tapes, and other papers of Jack Star, a Chicago magazine journalist for several publishers, including the Chicago Tribune Magazine, Chicago (magazine) and Look Magazine. A majority of ...

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