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Leroi Jones: The Moderns

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Identifier: MS7
Overview This collection reflects LeRoi Jones's early interest in publishing new American writing. Throughout his career he has been a literary as well as a political activist, writing inno­vative and controversial plays, poetry and essays. He has also been the influential editor of numerous journals and anthologies which published new, young writers.

James Joyce Collections

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Identifier: MS8
Overview Myron Nutting (1890 - c1970), an American artist, and his wife Helen lived in Paris in the 1920s and became friends with the James Joyce family and others in their circle such as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and Sylvia Beach. Myron Nutting created the portraits of James, Nora and Lucia Joyce which hang in Special Collections, as well as crayon sketches of the entire family which are also held here. Helen Nutting wrote poetry and kept journals which contain reminiscences of various friends,...

Julia Stephen (1846-1895) Collection

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Identifier: MS177
Abstract Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson, formerly Mrs. Duckworth) (1846-1895) was an artist’s model, society beauty, and philanthropist; former wife of Herbert Duckworth, and later wife of Sir Leslie Stephen; mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. This collection consists primarily of autograph letters from Stephen to her daughter, Stella Duckworth, with a number of related familiy correspondence.

Paula Kamen Collection

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Identifier: MS125
Overview 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.”

Chicago Tribune. Kirkland & Ellis Files, II

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Identifier: XI-317
Overview This collection contains legal documents and correspondence handled by the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis for the formation of the Chicago Tribune Company and its subsidiaries between 1889 and 1965. Included are lease and trust agreements, contracts, deeds, and charters of the various divisions of the company created or dissolved between 1896 and 1947. The collection includes some McCormick family documents dating between 1919 and 1955, and phonograph records.

Jenny Knauss Collection

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Identifier: MS93
Overview 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...

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...

Tribune Company. Walter C. Kurz speeches

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Identifier: X-20
Overview Speeches delivered by Walter C. Kurz, general manager of the Chicago Tribune

Avrom M. Landy Collection

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Identifier: MS106
Overview Avrom M. Landy (1904-1992) broke off his doctoral studies to accept a position at the Daily Worker. He later became educational director of the Communist Party of America, a position he held until 1945. He was co-publisher of International Publishers from 1945 until about 1947, when he left the Communist Party.  In the late 1940s, Landy completed a manuscript for a book titled, The United States and the Paris Commune of 1871. The...

Albert D. Lasker (1880-1952) Collection, 1884-2010

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Identifier: MS172
Overview The Albert D. Lasker Collection contains the primary and secondary materials used by Arthur W. Schultz and Jeffrey L. Cruikshank while writing The Man Who Sold America: The Amazing (but True!) Story of Albert D. Lasker and the Creation of the Advertising Century. Materials in the collection include interviews, correspondence, client files, and advertisements.

D. H. Lawrence Collection

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Identifier: MS11-MS88
Abstract D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, painter, translator, and literary critic is regarded as one of the twentieth century's most influential and controversial authors. The D.H. Lawrence Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, proofs, photographs and two original drawings from publisher William H. Heineman's files for The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, edited by Aldous Huxley (London: William Heineman, 1932. Shelfmark:...

Leopold and Loeb Collection

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Identifier: MS85
Abstract Nathan Freudenthal Leopold, Jr. (November 19, 1904-August 29, 1971) and Richard Albert Loeb (June 11, 1905-January 28, 1936), often referred to as "Leopold and Loeb", were privileged and wealthy teenage University of Chicago students who murdered 14-year-old Robert "Bobby" Franks in 1924 in a desire to commit the "perfect crime," and were sentenced to prison for 99 years plus a life term. Through correspondence, newspaper clippings, court documents, miscellanea, photographs, publications, and...

General Seeger by Ira Levin Production Archive

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Identifier: MS134
Overview Playwright Ira Levin was born in New York in 1929. He was twenty-two when he wrote his first novel, the thriller A Kiss Before Dying, and twenty-five when he wrote his first play, the popular adaptation of Mac Hyman's No Time for Sergeants. Other plays include the comedy hit Critic's Choice, the musical Drat! The Cat!, the thriller Veronica's Room, and Deathtrap. His novels include Rosemary's Baby , The Stepford Wives, and The Boys from Brazil.

Hyman Levy Collection

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Identifier: MS69
Overview Hyman Levy had a distinguished career in Great Britain in mathematics, aerodynamics and physics. This collection provides evidence of those professional activities. However, he was also engaged in left-wing activities and Zionist interests from the 1920s to the 1940s. Pamphlets, articles, and some correspondence reflect those concerns as well.

Loujon Press and The Outsider Collections

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Identifier: MS83
Overview The Outsider magazine edited and published by Jon and Louise Webb of Loujon Press served as a vehicle for the early writings of avant-garde authors and Beat Generation poets of the 1960s such as Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, Charles Bukowsky, William Burroughs, Charles Olson, Louis Zukofsky, Norman Mailer, Diane DiPrima and Henry Miller.

John M. Maxwell Papers

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Identifier: 075
Abstract The John M. Maxwell Papers consist primarily of drafts and revisions of Maxwell's book, The Man Behind the Mask, which ascribes authorship of William Shakespeare's plays and sonnets to Sir Robert Cecil or George Somers. Maxwell failed in his attempts to get his book published, even though Theodore Dreiser interceded with publishers on his behalf.

Tribune Company. McCormick-Patterson Trust documents of transfer

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Identifier: X-17
Overview Records of the McCormick-Patterson trust, which was created as a successor to the (Joseph) Medill Trust to hold stock in the Tribune Company

Robert R. McCormick Business Correspondence

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Identifier: I-60
Overview The Robert R. McCormick Papers consist primarily of business correspondence dating from 1927-1955. This correspondence does not relate directly to the Chicago Tribune, but includes a great deal of material on organizations related to the newspaper publishing business and various political personages and departments, freedom of the press issues and some personal and family correspondence.

Robert R. McCormick Charitable Trust. Philip F. Hampson - Arthur A. Schmon Correspondence

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Identifier: I-106
Overview This collection contains correspondence related to the development of the First Division Museum at Cantigny, Robert R. McCormick's estate in Wheaton, Illinois. Letters between Philip F. Hampson, then director of the Robert R. McCormick Charitable Trust, and Arthur A. Schmon, president and general manager of The Ontario Paper Company and one of the original five trustees under the will of Colonel McCormick, reflect the thinking and planning of those involved in the establishment of the museum...

Robert R. McCormick, Chicago Tribune Library Research Papers, 1929-1955

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Identifier: I-67
Overview Col. Robert R. McCormick relied on the staff of the Chicago Tribune Library for research in the preparation of books, articles and speeches. This extensive collection consists of his requests for information, and replies to these requests. The largest portion of these responses are signed by Librarians Mildred Burke (from 1929 to 1944) and Charles Smutny and Elston Bradfield (from 1945 to 1955).

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Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937 2
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Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001 2
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Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965 1
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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 1
Beach, Mary, 1919-2006 1
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Beiles, Sinclair, 1930-2000 1
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Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961 1
Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962 1
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