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1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS61
Abstract The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of those topical...
Dates: 1965-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1981

Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs

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Identifier: MS126
Abstract The Chicago, Illinois City Council established the Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the Commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the Mayor for 1984.
Dates: 1984-1985

Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS131
Abstract This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915.
Dates: 1908-1915

Chicago Tribune. Building Division: Onderdonk and Capron files

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Identifier: XI-320
Abstract Files from the Tribune's Building Division managers: Holmes Onderdonk and Keith Capron), chiefly concerning historic stones (for the Tribune Tower), flags, and inscriptions
Dates: 1923 - 1963

Chicago Tribune. Business manager's files: labor relations

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Identifier: XI-313
Abstract Files created by W.E. Macfarlane (Chicago Tribune business manager from 1928 until his death on 1944-10-09) and Elbert M. Antrim (business manager from 1944 to 1954)
Dates: 1930 - 1955

Chicago Tribune. Departmental Papers. Marketing Department, Promotion material, miscellaneous

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Identifier: XI-125-7
Abstract This small collection of promotion material was retained by the Tribune Company Marketing Department between 1957 and 1972. It documents special occasions like the Chicago Tribune 125th Anniversary in 1972, the First Division Museum dedication in 1960, and the McCormick Charitable Trust Historymobile and McCormick Place in 1960. The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and printed promotional matter can also be found.
Dates: 1957 - 1972

Chicago Tribune. Labor relations. Strike of 1947-1949 records

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Identifier: XI-310
Abstract This collection documents the 1947/1949 strike of the Chicago Typographical Union (CTU) against the Chicago Tribune Company. This collection consists of news stories clipped from the Chicago Tribune; correspondence and accounts of meetings and negotiations of the Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA) and the unions involved (CTU, and the International Typographical Union (ITU)); contract proposals; union publications and anti-union pamphlets; and...
Dates: 1947 - 1952

Chicago Tribune: the rise of a great American newspaper, by Lloyd Wendt, Correspondence and manuscript

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Identifier: XI-273
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to the book Chicago Tribune: the rise of a Great American newspaper by Lloyd Wendt (Chicago: Rand McNally, 1979): drafts, notes, manuscripts and similar material; correspondence (with Tribune Chief Executive Officer Stanton R. Cook, his associates, secretary Ann Stupur, and archivists Harold Hutchings and Lee Major); promotional material, publishing contract and permissions; and the transcript of an interview with...
Dates: 1974 - 1980

Papers of the Clergy Consultation Service

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Identifier: MS128
Abstract E. Spencer Parsons served as chairman of both the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies, and the Illinois Clergy Consultation Service. This collection contains articles and newspaper ephemera on abortion, his files related to the National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion (1969-1973), the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies (1967-1973), and the Illinois Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights (1974-1979). The collection includes articles,...
Dates: 1967-1979

Images of Chicago on glass

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Identifier: IX-57
Abstract This series consists of two unrelated groups of images of Chicago on glass:
  • a group of magic lantern slides (some color, some black and white; probably from the 1890s)
  • a group of street views (probably about 1905)
  • Dates: 1890 - 1905

    Paula Kamen Collection

     Collection
    Identifier: MS125
    Abstract Paula Kamen interviewed men and women associated with the clandestine JANE abortion service in Chicago between 1969 and 1972 in order to obtain background material for a play, “JANE: Abortion and the Underground.”
    Dates: 1969-1972

    Jenny Knauss Collection

     Collection
    Identifier: MS93
    Abstract Jenny Knauss, a member of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, worked primarily on women’s education, health issues and day care. She also served as the director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health for two decades, from 1983-2002. The Knauss Collection consists of her personal topical files related to the Chicago Women's Liberation Union and feminist health issues, primarily in Chicago, between 1971 and 1978. Knauss wrote a history on the Chicago Women's Health Movement and...
    Dates: 1971-1978

    Jenny Knauss Papers

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    Identifier: MS162
    Abstract Jenny Knauss, a member of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, worked primarily on women’s education, health issues and day care. She also served as the director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health for two decades, from 1983-2002. The Jenny Knauss Papers consist of personal material and files and fill 13 boxes, arranged in 4 series: Correspondence; Personal Planners; Miscellaneous Materials; and Photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of personal correspondence, mostly...
    Dates: 1950-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2009

    Robert R. McCormick. Personal and business correspondence

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    Identifier: I-23
    Abstract Papers of Robert R. McCormick during his terms as Chicago alderman, president of the Chicago Sanitary District, and early days as president of the Tribune Company
    Dates: 1904 - 1914

    Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection

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    Identifier: MS198
    Abstract Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection is a project to collect oral histories documenting improvisational theatre, particularly in the Chicago region.
    Dates: 2020 - 2021

    Andrew Shuman Collection

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    Identifier: MS34
    Abstract The Andrew Shuman Collection consists of material from a family scrapbook. It contains some documents and memorabilia, but the major portion of the collection is correspondence to Andrew Shuman (1830 - 1890) or his son-in-law, Frank M. Elliot (1853 - 1919) who married Anna D. Shuman (1856 - 1936) in 1878.
    Dates: c. 1850-1890

    The Study Club, 1896 - 1970

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    Identifier: MS70
    Abstract The Study Club, a women's literary circle, met weekly from 1896 - 1970 for the purpose of "study and mutual improvement." It was based in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Each year the group selected a topic for study and each member then wrote an extended paper about a facet of the topic. At each meeting one of these papers was read to the group.
    Dates: 1896 - 1970

    Marina Wolkonsky Collection

     Collection
    Identifier: MS139
    Abstract The Wolkonsky family are descendants of the first Russian king, Rurik (d. 879) and other significant members of the Russian royal family through the centuries. The Marina Wolkonsky collection is comprised primarily of the typed English translation of a biographical account of her life and diary kept through 1918, along with a small number of other personal materials.
    Dates: 1893-1980

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