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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.
Dates: 1890-1897; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2015

Paula Kamen Collection

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Identifier: MS125
Abstract 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.”
Dates: 1969-1972

Jenny Knauss Collection

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Identifier: MS93
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 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...
Dates: 1971-1978

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...
Dates: 1950-2005; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/2009

Tribune Company. Walter C. Kurz speeches

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Identifier: X-20
Abstract Speeches delivered by Walter C. Kurz, general manager of the Chicago Tribune
Dates: 1955 - 1970

Avrom M. Landy Collection

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Identifier: MS106
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1938-1954

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

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Identifier: MS172
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1884-2010

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:...
Dates: 1909-1951; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973

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...
Dates: 1894 - 1990; Other: Majority of material found within 1952 - 1971; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1963

General Seeger by Ira Levin Production Archive

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Identifier: MS134
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1961-1962

Hyman Levy Collection

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Identifier: MS69
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1920-1960s

Chicago Tribune. Limited edition

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: XI-302
Abstract Issues of Limited edition, the house organ of the Freedom Center (the Chicago tribune printing plant); "News of the Chicago Tribune's new production and circulation facility"
Dates: 1981 - 1982

Line o' type or two: books by contributors

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: XI-315
Abstract Books by contributors to the Chicago Tribune's "Line o' type or two" column, consisting in some cases of that had appeared in that column, and in others of other material.
Dates: 1924 - 1978

Loujon Press and The Outsider Collections

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Identifier: MS83
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1961-1969

John M. Maxwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS75
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.
Dates: 1916-1924

Tribune Company. McCormick-Patterson Trust documents of transfer

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Identifier: X-17
Abstract Records of the McCormick-Patterson trust, which was created as a successor to the (Joseph) Medill Trust to hold stock in the Tribune Company
Dates: 1932 - 1952

Robert R. McCormick and Chicago Tribune foreign correspondents

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Identifier: I-62
Abstract Robert R. McCormick's correspondence with, and about, the Chicago Tribune's foreign correspondents
Dates: 1914 - 1955

Robert R. McCormick. Business correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: I-60
Abstract The papers of Robert R. McCormick (editor and publisher of the Chicago tribune) 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...
Dates: 1927 - 1955

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

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Identifier: I-106
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1956 - 1964

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

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Identifier: I-67
Abstract 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).
Dates: 1929 - 1955

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