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Alfred Balk Papers, 1941-2010

Papers of Iowa-born and Northwestern-educated journalist Alfred Balk, documenting his career, first as a Chicago newswriter for WBBM, reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and freelance contributor to major national magazines, and later as an editor at the Columbia Journalism Review, World Press Rev...

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Ben Meyers papers

Correspondence, affidavits, and other legal papers related to Ben Meyer's work as a lawyer for various labor unions, mainly the Chicago Newspaper Guild in its strike (1935-1940) against the Hearst newspapers in Chicago; for unions on strike against the Goldblatt Bros. (Goldblatt Brothers) departm...

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Citizens Committee on the Media (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1971-1984

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, surveys, petitions, newsletters, press releases, and other records of Citizens Committee on the Media (CCOM), a non-profit organization to improve media programming and access. Most of the collection relates to cable television in Chicago and work with ...

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David Davis papers, 1815-1964

Primarily copies of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, pamphlets, and newsclippings relating to Davis family matters or to Davis's career as a lawyer; a judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1848-1862; Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

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Harry R. Booth papers, 1930-1974

Legal papers, correspondence, autobiographical writings, and newsclippings (ca. 1950s-1974) related to Harry R. Booth's role as a lawyer in class-action lawsuits against Illinois gas, electric, and telephone utility companies; the Chicago Transit Authority and other Chicago-area common carriers; ...

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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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James A. Mulligan papers

Correspondence, telegrams, student notebook, letterpress copy book, account books, journal (1862-1863), order books, and other papers by, to, or about James A. Mulligan, a Civil War army officer, Chicago lawyer, and journalist. Topics include Irish Americans, Catholics, Democratic politics, Mulli...


Joseph D. Bibb papers, 1919-1966

Correspondence, political statements, newspaper clippings, four scrapbooks, and other materials of Joseph D. Bibb, a Chicago lawyer and newspaper columnist, an African American activist for equal rights and economic opportunity, and a state law enforcement official. Materials relate to the Republ...

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Judge Julius J. Hoffman papers, 1930-1984

The collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, legal records, speeches, and sound recordings by or about Julius J. Hoffman, a judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Most of the papers concern Judge Hoffman's handling of the Chicago Seven Conspirac...

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Martin A. O’Brennan Papers, ca. 1843-1878

Papers pertaining to Martin A. O’Brennan, an Irish nationalist activist, lawyer, newspaper editor, and amateur historian. The papers document O’Brennan’s Irish activities and his life in Chicago through correspondence and documents, manuscript copies of his speeches, printed pamphlets and copies ...

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Mitchell Dawson Papers, 1810-1988

Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.


Nathan Kellogg McGill photograph collection, [ca. 1909-1934]

Studio portrait photographs and informal photographs of African American lawyer Nathan K. McGill; his older brother Simuel Decatur McGill (also a lawyer); Nathan McGill's first wife Idalee McGill and their sons Simuel and Nathan, Jr. (ca. 1922-1929). A 1913 image shows Simuel and Nathan McGill be...

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Newton N. Minow papers

Materials (stored in 1 flat box) related to the Minow family include a Chicago Public school report card (1938), a grammar school diploma (1940), and a letter all from Nettlehorst School located in the Lakeview community area of Chicago (Ill.). Also present is the magazine Show Business Illustrat...

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Philip P. Bregstone Papers, 1889-1951

Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime ac...

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Roland Hansen collection of visual materials, ca. 1938-1949.

Primarily original cartoons and drawings, which were executed by Hansen while he was a student at Chicago's Lane Technical High School and later during his employ by the Chicago Daily News. Includes comic illustrations for the school newspaper or yearbook regarding school activities and organizat...


Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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