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Garnett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS164
Abstract The Garnett Family Papers are comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, journals and diaries, documents, photographs, albums, and other archival materials concerning the Garnett family which were held by Richard Garnett at Hilton Hall near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, U.K. until 2008.
Dates: 1784 - 2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1814 - 1981

David Gascoyne Library Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS167
Abstract David Gascoyne was born October 10, 1916 in Harrow, London, England. He published his first book of poetry in 1932 at the age of 16, and his subsequent publications quickly established his reputation as one of a small group of English surrealists. This collection includes greeting cards, postcards, letters, pamphlets, and various ephemera removed from books that were part of Gascoyne’s personal library, and were purchased by the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections.
Dates: 1980-2001; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2011

German Publishers Prospectuses, 1920-1940

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Identifier: MS145
Abstract This collection consists of publishing prospectuses issued between 1920 and 1940 by German publishers and booksellers, though the bulk of them are most likely from 1930 to 1938. The firms are predominantly from Berlin, Leipzig, Munich and Vienna, and although there are only one or two examples from most firms, a few are represented by several prospectuses. These include Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, A. Anton & Co., Bernina Verlag, Bertelsmann Verlag, Beyer Verlag, Bibliographisches...
Dates: 1920 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938

Elmer Gertz Collection

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Identifier: MS97
Abstract Elmer Gertz (1906-2000) was a lawyer, author, professor, and civil rights advocate. He fought many legal battles relating to the death penalty, police brutality, housing equality, freedom of speech, and other civil liberties. Gertz played a role in some of the most famous legal cases of the second half of the 20th century. He helped secure parole for "thrill killer" Nathan Leopold, defended Henry Miller’s novel Tropic of Cancer in numerous obscenity...
Dates: 1909-1999

E. Drexel Godfrey Theater Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS163
Abstract Edwin Drexel Godfrey and his wife, Fanny, resided in New York and attended the theatre productions compiled here between 1906 and 1928. The E. Drexel Godfrey Theater Scrapbooks contain personal comments, playbills, photo clippings from theatrical magazines, and approximately 1900 black & white photographs documenting performances from 1906 to 1928. Photos are attributed to professional photographers and studios, and include individual and group shots of each show's cast on stage in...
Dates: 1906-1928; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2010

Goldwater and the Right Wing

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Identifier: MS87
Abstract This modest collection of conservative political materials consists mostly of newspaper ephemera surrounding the 1964 national and local elections, Barry Goldwater’s candidacy, and the John Birch Society. Included as well are some pamphlets and serials on these topics and miscellaneous information on other right wing organizations.
Dates: 1946-1968

Joan Goodman Archive

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Identifier: MS174
Abstract Joan Goodman worked for more than 35 years working as a journalist in Hollywood, focusing on celebrity profiles. Goodman wrote primarily for British newspapers, but also wrote for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, American Film, and many other publications. The main series in this collection is an extensive number of Recorded Interviews,...
Dates: 1963-1999; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2009

Peter Greene Papers

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Identifier: MS173
Abstract Peter Greene (date of birth and death unknown), American dancer and singer, was born in Helena, Arkansas to Alberta and Zach Greene and spent his formative years in Chicago, Illinois under the care of his grandparents, Reverend Jordan and Rebecca Roberts.The Peter Greene Papers are comprised of two boxes dated 1932-1997. The chronologically arranged collection mainly consists of Greene’s personal and professional photographs. Also within the collection are correspondence, ephemera, and...
Dates: 1932-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2005

Chicago Tribune. Frances Peck Grover (Mae Tinee) Papers

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Identifier: XI-203
Abstract This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Frances Peck Grover, whose career at the Chicago Tribune (1911-1945) was spent chiefly as movie critic (the first to write under the name "Mae Tinee"). This archive includes family correspondence and photographs, correspondence and pictures of movie stars of the 1920s, and scrapbooks of newspaper columns.
Dates: 1895 - 1944

Tribune Company. Harold F. Grumhaus (1903-1999) papers

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Identifier: X-19
Abstract Papers of Harold P. Grumhaus, who held positions of responsibility at the Chicago Tribune (including Publisher) and the Tribune Company (including President)
Dates: 1945 - 1973

Victor Hammer Private Press Collection

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MS137
Abstract Victor Hammer (1882-1967) began his printing career in earnest in 1919 in Vienna, publishing Milton's Samson Agonistes in 1931. After the outbreak of World War II, he immigrated to the United States, and secured a teaching position in the art department at Wells College. Here he established both the Hammer Press and the Wells College Press, cut his third type-face (known as American Uncial), and continued to paint portraits. In 1948 Hammer accepted a position at...
Dates: 1931-1993; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2001

Jan Herman Archive

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Identifier: MS51
Abstract The Jan Herman Archive consists of the files of the NOVA Broadcast Press which published San Francisco Earthquake (1967-1969), a little magazine featuring avant-garde writers and concrete and beat generation poets of the 1960s. Many of them were connected with Fluxus.Included are correspondence, manuscripts, graphics, and photocollages by such authors as Charles Bukowski, William Burroughs, Henri Chopin, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Walter...
Dates: 1967-2002

Dick Higgins Archive

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Identifier: MS132
Abstract This collection documents the interests and activities of Fluxus co-founder Dick Higgins, from his early experiments with intermedia and collaborations with other artists in the 1960s to projects current at the time of his death in 1998. The collection includes correspondence, drafts for published and unpublished works, collages, slides of large paintings and graphic productions, films, audio and videotapes, performance scores, and photographs. The collection includes Higgins' own documentation...
Dates: 1958-1998

Holocaust Photographs

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Identifier: PS5
Abstract This collection consists of over 180 black and white photographs and photoduplications of printed images, used for newspaper publication. Arranged in two series, the first contains images related to Jewish life in Europe and the United States, and especially images from the Holocaust; the second primarily covers events surrounding the foundation of the Israeli state.
Dates: 1924 - 1959; Other: Majority of material found within 1945 - 1948; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2002

Joseph M. Hone Collection

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Identifier: MS46
Abstract Joseph Maunsell Hone (1882-1959) had a distinguished career as a literary historian and biographer, especially of Irish writers. He published biographies of William Butler Yeats, George Moore and Henry Tonks, as well as histories concerning political issues in Ireland in the 20th century. In 1957 he became president of the Irish Academy of Letters. The Hone Collection consists of personal correspondence, books, serials and papers related to the Irish literary renaissance. Published volumes have...
Dates: 1921 - 1949

Hungry Generation Archive

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Identifier: MS47
Abstract The term "Hungry Generation" refers to Indian poets of the 1960s and early 1970s. This collection consists mainly of correspondence between Indian poet and translator Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and Howard McCord, an American poet who edited the anthology Young Poets of India.
Dates: 1960-1979

Chicago Tribune. George de Huszar Papers, 1949-1954

 Record Group — Box: 1
Identifier: XI-185
Abstract George B. de Huszar's association with the Chicago Tribune began in the late 1940s. This collection of his papers includes correspondence with Tribune business manager E.M. Antrim and attorney Howard Ellis, as well as chapters of an untitled work on "The Press from 1750 to 1830 and Today" and "The Press: Yesterday and Today."
Dates: 1949 - 1954

Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health Archive, 1967-2001

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Identifier: MS138
Abstract The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health (ICAH) was founded in 1977 as the Illinois Caucus on Teenage Pregnancy. Jenny Knauss served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Caucus on Teenage Pregnancy from 1983-2002. In 1991 the name of the organization was changed to the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health, reflecting the expanded focus to other issues affecting adolescent health and welfare. Health activists in the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union, including Jenny Knauss, worked to...
Dates: 1967-2001

Leroi Jones: The Moderns

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Identifier: MS7
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1959-1964

James Joyce Collections

 Collection
Identifier: MS8
Abstract 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,...
Dates: undated

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