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Uri Orlev Collection

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Identifier: MS159
Abstract Author Uri Orlev, born in Warsaw, Poland in 1931, moved to Israel after surviving the Warsaw Ghetto and the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. He began writing children's literature in 1976 and has published more than 30 books which have been translated into at least 36 languages. He has received various honors and awards for his writing, including the Hans Christian Andersen Author Award (1996). The Island on Bird Street (1981) has been one of his most famous books for children. This small...

Eleanor Medill Patterson Papers

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Identifier: VI-5
Overview The Eleanor Medill (Cissy) Patterson Papers consist chiefly of Medill, McCormick and Patterson family correspondence, Joseph Medill business and political letters, Chicago Tribune historical material, and a collection of letters of Joseph Medill and others to and from important people. The papers cover the years 1846-1910, approximately, with most of the material falling in the 1850-1899 period

Hesketh Pearson Collection

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Identifier: MS129
Overview Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson (20 February 1887 – 9 April 1964) was a British actor, theatre director and writer. This collection of manuscripts consists of the holograph notebooks he kept for several of his biographies as well as some miscellaneous research notebooks.

James B. Pinker Papers

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Identifier: AS5
Overview The papers in the Pinker archive at Northwestern University cover the period 1904-1934. All the correspondence is incoming to J.B. Pinker either from clients or from the organizations, firms, and individuals with whom he, and later his sons, negotiated. The 111 boxes of the archive contain original client correspondence files and many files from publishers, periodicals, translators, printing firms, readers, illustrators, theatre managers, etc. as well as other literary and dramatic agents with...

Paul Potts Papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MS156
Abstract Paul Potts (1911-1990) made his living during the 1930s selling leftist poems on the streets of London. His later poems include "Instead of a Sonnet" (1944), and "A Ballad for Britain on May Day" (1945); his best known prose work is the autobiographical "Dante Called You Beatrice" (1960). Potts' work regularly appeared in leading poetry magazines of the day, but despite this, Potts rapidly became disillusioned with poetry and eventually gave up publishing it at all. The Paul Potts Papers...

V.S. Pritchett Collection

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Identifier: MS17
Scope and Contents The following collection consists of the corrected manuscripts and typescripts for a group of essays, mostly written as book reviews for the New Statesman between 1970 and 1972. Pritchett writes about books by such authors as Graham Greene, E.M. Forster, Richard Ellmann, Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, Walker Percy, Jorge Luis Borges, and Norman Mailer. Included as well are the drafts of essays on short story writing, satire and tourists. Note: Nearly all holograph manuscripts and...

Production archive for Janus Press edition of The Silences Between by Keri Hulme

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Identifier: MS197
Overview The collection consists of the design archive for the 2016 Janus Press edition of The Silences Between (Moeraki Conversations). It includes correspondence and notes from the founder of Janus Press, Claire Van Vliet, and the author of The Silences Between, Keri Hulme.

Rare Book and Manuscript Dealer Catalogs Collection

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Identifier: AS12-OGLC
Overview The Rare Book and Manuscript Dealer Catalog Collection was assembled primarily by curatorial staff in the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections. These catalogs make up a body of materials initially used for collection development purposes and then retained for further research.

Chicago Tribune. Clifford Raymond Papers

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Identifier: XI-187
Overview Clifford Samuel Raymond (1875-1950), reporter and editorial writer for the Chicago Tribune from 1898-1942, wrote and published short stories and books. This collection consists of 14 literary manuscripts, and tear sheets of 12 published short stories.

Republican National Committee

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Identifier: MS92
Overview Papers held at the Chicago headquarters of the Republican National Committee's Western Division containing information leading to the 1936 Republican National Convention held in Cleveland.

Clive Rickabaugh Theatre Designs, 1929-1972

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Identifier: MS76
Overview Clive Rickabaugh (1906-1973) was a noted mural artist and sculptor, theatre designer of both sets and costumes, and an important figure in the Chicago theatrical scene, especially between 1930 and 1960. He was the scene or costume designer for some of the most successful plays of the Federal Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) Negro Theatre Unit (N.T.C.) in Chicago in the 1930s: L'Ag'Ya by Katherine Dunham; Little Black...

Laura Riding (Jackson) Collection

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Identifier: MS31
Abstract Laura (Riding) Jackson (January 16, 1901-September 2, 1991) was a poet, critic, novelist, essayist and short story writer. She was associated with the Southern group of writers known as the Fugitives, lived with poet and critic Robert Graves from 1926-1939, and was married first to historian Louis Gottschalk, then to critic Schuyler B. Jackson from 1941 until his death in 1968. This collection of corrected galleys, typescripts, and some correspondence includes Trojan...

Robin Waterfield Papers

 Collection — Box: Boxes 1-2
Identifier: MS157
Abstract Robin (Robert Everard) Waterfield (1914-2002), worked for a series of publishers and booksellers early in his career, and in 1974 opened Robin Waterfield Ltd., an antiquarian bookshop. Waterfield ran this bookshop until being forced to retire in 1980. The Robin Waterfield Papers consist of correspondence, financial materials, drafts of poetry and other writings, illustrations, publicity materials, and photographs, and contains materials relating to Meary James Thurairajah Tambimuttu, Jane...

Elizabeth Robins Papers

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Identifier: MS105
Overview Elizabeth Robins was born on August 6, 1862 in Louisville, Kentucky, the eldest daughter of Charles Ephraim Robins (1832-1893) and his cousin and wife, Hannah Maria Crow Robins (1836-1901). This small collection consists primarily of correspondence between members of Elizabeth Robins' family or from her friends (1876-1938); a few family photographs; correspondence regarding a lecture series at Bedford College for Women, University of London, in 1926; some autobiographical notes; and early...

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia

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Identifier: AS11
Overview The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia is one part of a larger collection of Rooseveltiana collected by Hunt H. Unger and given to Northwestern University in 1966. The realia comprises 44 boxes and includes a wide range of three-dimensional objects, primarily busts, plaques, portraits and campaign buttons, as well as other ornamental and practical items.

Rosenberg Defence Committee

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Identifier: MS78
Overview The National Rosenberg Defence Committee was an organization created in England, most likely during 1952, as a result of the publicity surrounding the trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

David Rousset Scrapbook Collection

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Identifier: MS171
Abstract This collection, comprising 1 box, consists mainly of a variety of articles from major French newspapers from 1945 to 1951, contained in two scrapbooks and as loose clippings; it also contains undated mass-produced and individual prints of photographs from the Holocaust and a commemorative photo of a hero of the French Resistance from 1944; and other post-Holocaust ephemerae from 1945. The majority of collection documents the political activism concerning Soviet labor camps, and the subsequent...

Edoardo Sanguineti Correspondence, 1946-1954

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Identifier: MS118
Overview Edoardo Sanguineti (1930-2010) taught at various Italian universites after receiving his doctorate at the University of Turin. He published poetry, novels, opera libretti, and critical essays on Dante, twentieth-century authors and literary movements. During his formative years he wrote this collection of some one hundred letters to fellow Italian Gianna Sommi before she moved to the United States to study at Cornell University on a Fulbright scholarship in 1957. All the letters written between...

Andrew Shuman Collection

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Identifier: MS34
Overview The Andrew Shuman Collection consists of material from a family scrapbook. It contains some documents and memorabilia, but the major portion of the collection is correspondence to Andrew Shuman (1830 - 1890) or his son-in-law, Frank M. Elliot (1853 - 1919) who married Anna D. Shuman (1856 - 1936) in 1878.

Chicago Tribune. Frederick S. Siebert Papers

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Identifier: XI-142
Overview Frederick Siebert was interested in two lawsuits concerning the freedom of the press which resulted in landmark decisions by the United States Supreme Court: the so-called Minnesota "gag law" case (Near versus Minnesota, 1931) and the Associated Press anti-monopoly suit (AP versus U.S., 1945). This collection contains Siebert's collection of materials on these cases: correspondence, articles, papers, Supreme Court...

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