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Edward Gordon Craig Collection

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Identifier: MS100
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1892-1932

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.
Dates: 1751-2014; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1977

Manasseh Cutler Collection, 1762-1820

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Identifier: AS1
Abstract 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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1762-1820; 1762 - 1849

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...
Dates: 1878-1950

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...
Dates: 1899-1931

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...
Dates: 1616-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2012

Wilhelm Deffke Papers, 1927-1949

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Identifier: MS169
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1949; 1914 - 1984

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.
Dates: 1936 - 1957; Other: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

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.
Dates: 1837 - 1902; Other: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Dublin Gate Theatre Archive, 1928 - 1979

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Identifier: AS3
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1928-1979

Edinburgh Drama Conference, 1963

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

T. S. Eliot Correspondence Collection

 Collection
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).
Dates: 1919-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1965

Chicago Tribune. English I

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: XI-301
Abstract This series consists of issues of English I, a critique of news writing in the Chicago tribune edited by Leon Stolz.
Dates: 1963 - 1968

Ronald Fair Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS80
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1961-1971

Falley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS102
Abstract 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.
Dates: undated

Fansler/Whitman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS89
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939-1943

Fascist Membership Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS194
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1923 - 1945

Ian Hamilton Finlay Correspondence

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1949 - 1970; Other: Majority of material found within 1968 - 1970

Free Speech Movement of Berkeley, California Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS68
Abstract The Free Speech Movement (FSM) of Berkeley, California was a series of large and student-led protests on the University of California Berkeley campus during late 1964 and early 1965. At issue were the students’ rights to engage in on-campus political activities, and for the University to recognize more general rights to free speech and academic freedom. The collection is arranged in three categories in a total of 40 folders: (1) Serials; (2) Records, Tapes, and Photographs; and (3) Reports,...
Dates: approximately 1964

Garnett Collection

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Identifier: MS3
Abstract The Garnett collection of correspondence spans three generations of the Garnett family, consisting of more than 700 pages of correspondence written to Richard (1835–1906), his son Edward (1868–1937), and Edward's son David (1892–1981). Authors of these letters include H.E. Bates, E.M. Forster, Leslie Stephen, Richard Curle, Liam O'Flaherty, Henry Williamson and H.G. Wells. Although the collection of correspondence spans nearly eight decades, from 1882 to 1966, the bulk of the letters were...
Dates: 1882 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1891 - 1928

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