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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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Bernard Howard radio scripts

Radio scripts written by Bernard Howard for CBS radio programs, such as Caesar Petrillo and his Orchestra, Jimmie Hilliard and his Orchestra, both in 1943, and for various sponsors and programs, such as Mutual Benefit Health and Accident Association's "Freedom of Opportunity," 1944-1945; Fran All...

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Carroll Binder Papers, 1910-1967

Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.

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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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Claude A. Barnett papers

Correspondence, clippings, reports, minutes, speeches, and financial records of Claude Albert Barnett, the director of the Associated Negro Press (ANP); news releases of the ANP (1928-1964) and of the World News Service (1961-1963). Topics include African American newspapers and journalists; coll...


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...


Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Collection, 1942-1943

Materials related to the Signal Corps Training Program and Pre-Radar course at Illinois Institute of Technology during WW II. Includes information on staff, classes offered, enrollment statistics; samples of certificates awarded (by the Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Course (ES...

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Geringer family papers, 1842-1986

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel documents, and other papers, some written in Czech, of August Geringer, Rudolph Jaromir Psenka, Vlasta Adele Vraz, and Victor Edgar Vraz. Included are Geringer's birth and baptismal certificates and numerous clippings from Czech publications, likely inc...

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Hazel MacDonald Papers, 1928-1967

This collection consists of a small amount of correspondence, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, foreign dispatches, and other works by Chicago reporter and foreign correspondent Hazel MacDonald.

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John Lardner Papers, ca. 1900-2001

Correspondence, works, personal materials, photographs, and artwork of sportswriter, humorist, reporter, and critic John Lardner.

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Leland Stowe Papers, 1929-1988

Mostly photocopies of writings and some correspondence of newspaper foreign correspondent and author Leland Stowe. Stowe witnessed and wrote about many historic events and subject such as the rise of the Nazi party in Germany, the Russo-Finnish War, experiencing the Russian front during World War...

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Leon T. Walkowicz collection of editorial cartoon drawings, 1939-1951.

Original cartoons depicting events in World War II by Chicago newspaper cartoonists Battenfield, Orr, Parrish, Plascke, Shoemaker and Werner.

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Leon T. Walkowicz editorial cartoon collection, [ca. 1935-1948]

Original cartoon drawings by editorial cartoonists for Chicago newspapers (Batenfield, Parrish, Plaschke, Shoemaker, and Werner) relating to political events in Europe preceding and following World War II. Three cartoons have inscriptions from the artists to Mr. Walkowicz.

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Marshall Field family papers, 1875-1985.

Papers of the Field family of Chicago relating to business (merchandising and publishing), family, and civic and social improvement activities. Marshall Field, I, materials include: account book 1887-1890, copies of his will; photocopies of outgoing correspondence, 1875-1906 and microfilm; and ma...

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Mildred Hark McQueen radio scripts

Radio program play scripts and advertisements written by Chicagoans Mildred Hark McQueen and her husband Noel McQueen. Included are 85 play scripts, advertisements for Wrigley chewing gum (13 items) announced by Jack Fulton and the Andrews Sisters, and spot announcements of New England recipes (1...


Miscellaneous topical file from the Chicago Sun-Times

Brochures, printed materials, press releases, correspondence, information sheets, newsletters, reports, and other materials relating to Chicago (Ill.) people, organizations, and events from the Chicago Sun-Times' Library. Topics include art, social clubs and events, business, crime, ethnicity, fo...

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National War Labor Board, Daily Newspaper and Publishing Commission records

Reports, lists, and other records of the Daily Newspaper Printing and Publishing Commission, as a subdivision of the National War Labor Board, located in Chicago (Ill.). The Commission was established by Executive Order during World War II and located in Chicago because the newspaper industry's p...


Philip F. Lord papers

Chiefly scrapbooks consisting largely of newspaper clippings and theatrical programs, reflecting all stages of Lord's career, including his early stage career in California, later activities in Pennsylvania, and residency in Chicago beginning in the early 1930s, where he became active in radio an...


Richard J. Finnegan papers, 1893-1943

Correspondence (bulk 1923-1929), financial records (ca. 1929-1940), speeches, and topical files of Richard J. Finnegan, editor of the Chicago Daily Journal and later the Chicago Times. Also included is a transcript of the trial of McNally, Kurth, and Warren in a murder case (1893-1894). Topical f...

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Robert J. Casey Papers, 1894-1964

Works, correspondence, and personal materials of writer Robert J. Casey, who served in World War I and covered World War II for the Chicago Daily News. Casey was also a humor columnist, novelist, and nonfiction writer who traveled all over the world and wrote of his adventures in newspapers and i...

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Ruth Nelson Redstrom Papers, 1930-2011

Family histories of the Dahlgren and Redstrom families, correspondence, photographs, Greek menus and travelogues, and newspaper clippings of Ruth Nelson Redstrom's "One Woman's View" column. All materials relating to Ruth Nelson Redstrom, teacher and writer, from 1930 to transcriptions and reprod...

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Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers, 1850-2002

Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Cha...


Studs Terkel papers, 1944-2008

Correspondence, playbills, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning the work, career, and interests of author and oral historian Louis "Studs" Terkel. The collection contains interview transcripts and manuscripts for a number of Terkel's books including “Division Str...