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Letters of 19th Century French Architects

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Identifier: MS58
Abstract A collection of letters written by French architects of the 19th century.
Dates: 1800-1899

1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

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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

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.
Dates: approximately 1960s

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...
Dates: 1750-1895

Agentzia Press Archive

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Identifier: MS54
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1962-1972

Aldridge Collection

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Identifier: MS4
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1806-2017; Majority of material found within 1846 - 1959

America First Movement Collection

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Identifier: MS10
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1930-1941

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.
Dates: 1992-2014; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1995

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

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Identifier: MS62 MS86
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1837-1907

Armory Show, 1912-1915

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Identifier: MS95
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1912-1915

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...
Dates: 1939-1952

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.
Dates: 1979-1980, and undated

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.
Dates: 1957 - 1970

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.
Dates: 1940 - 1965; Other: Majority of material found within 1945 - 1955

Dorothy Brett Collection

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Identifier: MS27
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1922 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1969

Buddha Statues

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

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

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Identifier: X-27
Abstract Papers of Chesser Campbell, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and president of the Tribune Company
Dates: 1939 - 1968

Canadian properties. Baie Comeau construction

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Identifier: XIX-29
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, progress reports, cost and shipping reports, blueprints, specifications, charts and maps, and many photographs concerning the North Shore Paper Company (the Tribune Company's second Canadian pulp and paper mill at Baie Comeau, Quebec) and the permanent planned community which grew up around it.
Dates: 1936 - 1938

Canadian properties. Inside news

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: XIX-32
Abstract The internal newsletter of the Ontario Paper Company Limited (Thorold, Ontario); Quebec North Shore Paper Company (Montreal and Baie Comeau, Quebec); and associated companies
Dates: 1971 - 1981

Canadian properties. Ontario Paper Company. Construction

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Identifier: XIX-5
Abstract This collection describes the construction and initial testing of the Tribune Company's paper mill at Thorold, Ontario. The collection consists chiefly of correspondence among Robert R. McCormick, president of the Tribune Company, Warren Curtis, Jr., who designed and supervised the building of the mill, and other executives of the company.
Dates: 1912 - 1913

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