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1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

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Identifier: MS 61
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...

Letters of 19th Century French Architects

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Identifier: MS58
Overview A collection of letters written by French architects of the 19th century.

Paul Ableman collection on Green Julia

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Identifier: MS19
Abstract Author and playwright Paul Ableman was born June 13, 1927, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. This collection of typescripts is comprised of the drafts for Green Julia, including the original typescript, three subsequent versions, and the final script.

African American Documents 18th-19th Century

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Identifier: MS101
Abstract This small collection of documents and correspondence pertains to Africans and their descendents in the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. Slavery materials from Rhode Island, Cape of Good Hope, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia include correspondence on the slave trade and slave cargos, assignments on chain gangs, bills of sale, manumission papers, and wills with bequests regarding slaves. Free African Americans in Maine, Maryland, and Massachusetts...

Agentzia Press Archive

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Identifier: MS54
Overview The "Agentzia" publishing house was founded in 1968 by Jochen Gerz and Jean-François Bory. The Agentzia Press Archive consists of files kept by Gerz. The files contain correspondence, manuscripts (including typescripts, original graphics, photocollages, photographs, exhibition catalogs), some production materials of the Agentzia Press, and monographs and serials associated with Agentzia authors.

Aldridge Collection

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Identifier: MS4
Overview The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1867) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge (known as Amanda Ira Aldridge, who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring; 1866-1956). Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs and engravings, newspaper clippings, musical manuscripts and scores, personal and legal documents, articles, memorabilia, two portraits and a...

America First Movement Collection

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Identifier: MS10
Overview This collection contains materials from three sources: the America First Committee, other American groups with similar goals, and German propaganda in the 1930s. Materials include pamphlets, small monographs, serials, correspondence, flyers, posters, political ephemera, and photographs. These items are a sample of the kinds of material generated before U.S. entry into World War II. Taken individually, the items in this collection provide only a fragmentary record of the times; considered as a...

Hans Christian Andersen Awards

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Identifier: MS121
Abstract Since 1956, the International Board on Books for Young People has presented the Hans Christian Andersen Award to a living author or (since 1966) illustrator who has made a lasting contribution to children's literature. The McCormick Library’s collection of materials for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards consists of the biennial informational dossiers submitted by candidates for 1992-2006, clippings, reviews, and dust jackets by some of the authors or illustrators.

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

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Identifier: MS62 MS86
Overview The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.

Armory Show, 1912-1915

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Identifier: MS95
Overview The Association of American Painters and Sculptors held their First International Exhibition at the 69th Infantry N.G.N.Y. Armory from February 15 - March 15, 1913. It was the largest exhibition of international modern art ever held, showing more than 1200 pieces.

Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection

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Identifier: MS110
Abstract In September 1940, Dr. Friedrich Ernst Auhagen was arrested and called to testify before the Dies Commission in October regarding possible subversive Nazi activities. He was released, but kept under Justice Department surveillance until March 1941 when a federal grand jury issued an indictment against him for failing to register as a German agent. The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope, a...

Aubrey Beardsley Bibliographical Notes

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Identifier: MS115
Abstract The archival data in this collection consists of bibliographical annotations of various editions of volumes containing drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. It includes annotated excerpts or photocopies from Beardsley bibliographies, holographic notes, a completed typescript for a book, and a copy of the typescript annotated with corrections and additions.

Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive

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Identifier: MS63
Scope and Contents The Berkeley Folk Music Festival Archive consists of some 30,000 items, including photographs of over two hundred folk artists and groups, general photographs of Berkeley Folk Music Festivals from 1957-1970, tapes, press clippings, correspondence, publicity information on various performers, and posters and flyers from most of the festivals held during this period. Included are some photographs and posters from other area music festivals.

Harvey Breit Correspondence

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Identifier: MS1
Abstract Harvey Breit, poet, playwright, and interviewer, was a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review from 1940-1965. This collection consists of more than 225 pages of correspondence sent to Breit during this period by more than fifty authors and public figures.

Dorothy Brett Collection

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Identifier: MS27
Overview Artist Dorothy Brett, a member of the Bloomsbury group, was a friend of Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, and Frieda and D.H. Lawrence. This collection includes typescripts for her autobiography, a continuation of her memoirs on D.H. Lawrence, and some of her correspondence to John Middleton Murry about the Lawrences. Brett's diaries recounting her visits to Taos, New Mexico (1924), and Capri (1926); a copy of her manuscript on her friendship with Katherine Mansfield; and an interview...

Buddha Statues

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Identifier: AS13
Overview This collection of wooden statues, found in the McCormick Library of Special Collections, consists of eight figures of the Buddha in various poses.

Tribune Company. Chesser M. Campbell (1897-1960) papers

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Identifier: X-27
Overview Papers of Chesser Campbell, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and president of the Tribune Company

Charleston County, South Carolina Records

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Identifier: MS119
Abstract The Carolina settlement of Charles Town, named in honor of King Charles II of England, was established after English settlers arrived in 1670; it was renamed Charleston in 1783. From 1720 until 1773 South Carolina was under English jurisdiction as a Crown Colony. This collection consists of twenty volumes of bound carbon copy transcriptions of records from Charleston County, South Carolina kept between 1719 and 1763.

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.

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.

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Dorr, J. B. (Joseph Bartlett), 1825-1865 2
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 2
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Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 2
Furnival, John, 1933- 2
Garnett, David, 1892-1981 2
Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937 2
Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906 2
Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001 2
Gertz, Elmer, 1906-2000 2
Herman, Jan, 1942- 2
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Hone, Joseph M. (Joseph Maunsell), 1882-1959 2
Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health 2
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Ableman, Paul. Green Julia 1
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Agentzia-Editions 1
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Algren, Nelson, 1909-1981 1
America First Committee 1
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Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965 1
Baldwin, Faith, 1893-1978 1
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 1
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 1
Beach, Mary, 1919-2006 1
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