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Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies

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Identifier: MS67
Abstract The Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies was formed in 1940 to encourage American interest in aiding Great Britain, and ultimately in entering the war in Europe and defeating the Axis powers. The material collected here is only a fraction of the propaganda which was circulated. Included as well is some material by other similar groups active between 1940 and 1942. These materials were donated to the McCormick Library in 1980 by Northwestern University Archives who received them as...

Concrete Poetry

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Identifier: MS28
Overview John Furnival (b. 1933), Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard, Henry Chopin and Tom Phillips expanded the genre of concrete poetry to pioneer the broader concept of visual poetry. This collection of concrete poetry includes correspondence and poems sent to John Furnival between 1963 and 1970 by Bob Cobbing, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Dom Sylvester Houédard, Aram Saroyan, Jiří Valoch, and Jonathan Williams and other concrete poets. The bulk of the collection consists of typopoems by Dom...

Father Charles Edward Coughlin

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Identifier: MS25
Overview Father Charles Edward Coughlin, born in 1891, was a charismatic Roman Catholic priest who used his radio addresses and magazine to promote his own brand of social justice during the 1930s and early 1940s. He was a controversial figure who denounced President Franklin D. Roosevelt and capitalism, hated communism, was openly anti-Semitic, and embraced fascism and a corporate state as a solution to worldwide economic depression. He used the media so successfully and became so powerful that not...

Edward Gordon Craig Collection

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Identifier: MS100
Overview Edward Henry Gordon Craig (1872-1966) was a member of the Lyceum, London, where he received training as an actor and began his career in stage design and production (1889-95). He was appointed Royal Designer for Industry of the Royal College of Art (1938), made a Companion of Honour (1958) and was appointed president of the Mermaid Theatre, London (1964).

Cuneo Studio Materials

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Identifier: MS55
Abstract The Cuneo Press, Inc. was started in 1907 by John Frank Cuneo (1884-1977) and quickly became Chicago's second largest printing firm. The Cuneo Studio archival collection is comprised of four boxes and spans the years 1751-2014. The collection was donated to Northwestern University Library in 1977, after the closure of the Cuneo Fine Binding Studio. The records were generated by the Cuneo Fine Binding Studio, which was established in 1926 by the Cuneo Press, Inc.

Manasseh Cutler Collection, 1762-1820

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Identifier: AS1
Overview Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823) was ordained as a minister of the Congregational society, later serving as a chaplain in the Continental army. Cutler also studied medicine and had a fascination for botanical study and astronomy, publishing papers and being elected to the American Academy. In 1787 he was elected a director of the Ohio Company, formed with a view to settling the Northwest Territory by a group of Revolutionary officers who wanted to receive their "bounty lands" in that area. After the...

Charles G. Dawes Archive

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Identifier: AS2
Abstract The Charles Gates Dawes Archive consists of personal, business and political correspondence received by Dawes (1865-1951) and drafts or copies of his correspondence written between 1884 and 1951; manuscripts of most of Dawes' journals, speeches, essays and books; some personal and company financial records, including those of the Dawes Hotels and Dawes Brothers Incorporated; annual reports and records of various companies and organizations; newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and scrapbooks...

Teresa Dean Papers

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Identifier: MS48
Abstract The papers of newspaper correspondent Teresa Dean (died 1935) consist of scrapbook pages of Dean's columns for Town Topics and other magazines arranged chronologically between 1899 and 1931; drafts of some of these articles; drafts and government reports for her book on the Philippines (ca. 1916); issues of Town Topics, Gossip, and The Debutante which contain articles by her; and several...

Michael McDowell Death Collection

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Identifier: AS10
Abstract Michael McEachern McDowell was the author of a number of horror novels, including The Amulet (1979), Cold Moon Over Babylon (1980), and The Elementals (1981), as well as six serialized novels known as the Blackwater series (1983).  He also has screenwriting credits for Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice and The...

Wilhelm Deffke Papers, 1927-1949

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Identifier: MS169
Overview This small archive of Wilhelm Deffke materials consists of manuscripts on Deffke’s life and work, correspondence, and printed ephemera. Manuscript materials include an autobiographical account of his life and career, and notes and schematic drawings for his project, “Grammatik der Formensprache,” (1945). Correspondence is between Deffke and some associates including Carl Ernst Hinkefuss. Examples of printed ephemera and newspaper clippings with examples of his graphic work are included.

Catherine Wolfe Donohue Collection

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Identifier: MS113
Abstract Catherine Wolfe Donohue, who contracted radium poisoning while an employee of the Radium Dial Company in Ottawa, Illinois, was part of the class action suit against the company. This collection consists of a scrapbook created by the Donohue family.

Joseph B. Dorr Collection

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Identifier: MS62
Abstract Joseph Bartlett Dorr (1825-1865), left the management of the Dubuque Herald to recruit soldiers for the 12 th Regiment of the Iowa Volunteers in 1861.The Dorr Collection consists of manuscripts, documents, journal entries, and family correspondence written between 1837 and 1902.

Dublin Gate Theatre Archive, 1928 - 1979

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Identifier: AS3
Overview The Dublin Gate Theatre was founded by Hilton Edwards (1903-1982) and Micheál MacLiammóir (1899-1978), two Englishmen who had met touring in Ireland with Anew McMaster's acting company.

Edinburgh Drama Conference, 1963

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Identifier: MS26
Overview The first International Drama Conference was held September 2 - 7, 1963, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

T. S. Eliot Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: MS2
Abstract T. S. Eliot (1888–1965) American-English poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic is considered to be one the twentieth century's most influential authors.This collection consists primarily of the correspondence of T.S. Eliot (1888 - 1965) to fellow authors Stephen Spender (1909 - 1995) and John Middleton Murry (1889 - 1957).

Ronald Fair Collection

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Identifier: MS80
Overview Ronald Lyman Fair is an African-American writer known for his experimental and versatile literary forms. He is best known for his 1966 novel Hog Butcher, set in 1960s' Chicago.

Falley Collection

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Identifier: MS102
Overview Margaret Dickson Falley is the author of a two-volume guide to genealogical study, Irish and Scotch-Irish ancestral research (Evanston, 1962), which suggests methods of research and outlines the nature of records and sources for the American student of Irish and Scotch-Irish family history.

Fansler/Whitman Collection

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Identifier: MS89
Overview Ralph L. Fansler was an alumnus of Northwestern University and a Walt Whitman enthusiast. Besides collecting Whitman material, he researched and wrote a biography of the poet. In the course of this project he became acquainted with Whitman's niece, Jessie L. Whitman. She gave him some of her signed first editions and other Whitman material.

Fascist Membership Card Collection

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Identifier: MS194
Overview The Fascist Membership Card Collection contains over 150 membership cards for various organizations that existed in Fascist Italy. The collection fills one half-size box.

Ian Hamilton Finlay Correspondence

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Identifier: MS35
Abstract Poet Ian Hamilton Finlay was born in 1925 in Nassau, Bahamas, but relocated to Scotland with his family as a child. This collection contains letters between Ian Finaly or his wife Sue Finlay and literary friends John Furnival and Derek and Peggie Stanford.

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