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Art Shay photograph collection, 1944-2002

The collection includes a wide variety of images depicting people in Chicago neighborhoods (such as Maxwell Street Market and a skid row along Madison Street), celebrities in Chicago and elsewhere, entertainers, politicians, gamblers, prisoners, authors, and other cultural symbols. Many ...


Clara G. Spiegel-Ernest Hemingway Family Papers, 1939-1988

Letters and cards written to author Clara G. Spiegel from Ernest Hemingway, Martha Gellhorn, Mary Welsh Hemingway and Patrick Hemingway, plus one letter from game ranger Denis Zaphiro. Also, a small photograph of Hemingway and a typescript of a friend’s eulogy written by Hemingway in 1939.

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Douglas C. Wixson-Jack Conroy Research Collection, 1929-2003

Research files of Jack Conroy biographer and executor of Conroy's estate Doug Wixson, gathered for his biography of Jack Conroy and for his subsequent work on the Illinois Writers Project and the Black history project. Mainly subject files on people affiliated with Conroy, with some research note...

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Jack Conroy Papers, 1864-1991

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel

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Malcolm Cowley Papers, ca. 1850-2004

Collection of correspondence, working files, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about author, poet, literary critic, and literary historian Malcolm Cowley.

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Nelson Algren Collection, 1933-1999.

This collection includes the entire range of Algren's works, from his first short story entitled "So Help Me," published in Story in 1933 to The Devil's Stocking, published posthumously in 1983. The collection contains an array of newspaper articles, interviews, bookdealer catalogs, reviews and p...

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Nelson Algren Papers, 1960-1975

Includes three typescripts of Algren works (2 signed), and two articles about Algren when he permanently left Chicago in 1975.

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Pista : the many faces of Stephen Deutch, [ca. 1979]

A film about the life and work of Chicago photographer Stephen Deutch, made by his daughter Katherine Deutch Tatlock. The film recounts Deutch's childhood in Budapest (Hungary), his immigration to Chicago to escape the Nazis, and his activities after his arrival in Chicago. The film also includes...

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Stephen Deutch and Alfred Deutch papers, 1924-1997, bulk 1981-1997

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, photographs, marketing materials, exhibition labels, press materials, and publications relating to the brothers Stephen Deutch and Alfred Deutch, who were graphic artists and photographers. Materials primarily concern their lives and work...

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WBBM Radio miscellaneous scripts and editorials

Radio scripts of WBBM program series named "Report Uncensored" (1947) about juvenile delinquency; a few scripts of the series "John Madigan Views the Press" (1975 and 1982-1983); and transcripts of some of WBBM's broadcast editorials. Report Uncensored, was narrated by Fahey Flynn and includes in...

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