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Spanish Civil War Collection

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Identifier: PS6
Abstract This collection of photographs depicts the history and effects of the Spanish Civil War.

Hans Spanuth Collection, 1883-1976 [1887-1961]

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Identifier: MS43
Overview Hans August Spanuth (1883-1976) was born in Hamburg and came to America at the age of 6 months when his father, pianist, composer, and music critic August Spanuth, moved the family to New York City when he was offered the job of editor of the New York Staatszietung. Hans attended Columbia University and went on to be a pioneer in moving picture and television production in the United States.

Viola Spolin Papers

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Identifier: MS155
Abstract Viola Spolin has been called the "high priestess of improvisational theatre".  Born in Chicago in 1906, Spolin is best known as the creator of theater games, originally created as a series of exercises to aid students in the study of drama.  In 1955, Spolin conducted workshops for the Playwrights Theater Club, and later at the Compass Theater.  In 1960 she began running improvisation workshops for the cast of Second City.  As an outgrowth of her work with Second City, Spolin published...

Stage for Action Collection

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Identifier: MS99
Overview This collection of scripts, playbills and brochure produced by Stage for Action, Inc. includes material from theatre seasons between 1945 and 1948. Playwrights represented include Robert Adler, George Bellak, Lewis Allan, Jerome Bayer, Norman Corwin, Arthur Miller, Les Pine, and Malvin Wald.

James Strachey (1887-1967) Collection

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Identifier: MS178
Abstract James Beaumont Strachey (September 26, 1887– April 25 1967) was a British pychoanalyst, writer, and translator of Sigmund Freud into English. This archive consists mainly of correspondence to Strachey from members of the Bloomsbury circle. Many relate to his literary executorship of his brother, Lytton Strachey’s estate. Also included are clippings, offprints, and obituaries related to Lytton Strachey and other members of the Strachey family, as well as some miscellaneous drawings, schoolwork,...

Silas H. Strawn Papers

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Identifier: MS20
Overview This collection contains letters, memoranda, speeches, reports and correspondence of Silas Strawn (1866-1946) from 1924-1927 related to U.S.-China relations.

The Study Club, 1896 - 1970

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Identifier: MS70
Overview The Study Club, a women's literary circle, met weekly from 1896 - 1970 for the purpose of "study and mutual improvement." It was based in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Each year the group selected a topic for study and each member then wrote an extended paper about a facet of the topic. At each meeting one of these papers was read to the group.

Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women

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Identifier: MS66
Abstract Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW; founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C.). The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of NOW as well as the Illinois branch of the organization, between 1966 and 1972.

William Sulzer Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS38
Overview The William Sulzer scrapbooks number two volumes and contain ephemera, clippings, inviations, pamphlets amoung other items.

Arthur Symons Manuscripts and Correspondence

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Identifier: MS124
Abstract This collection of Arthur Symons manuscripts and correspondence includes several holograph manuscripts and some letters from Symons to Iseult Gonne, the daughter of Maud Gonne, and André Raffalovich. Catalog cards describing each item are filed in the departmental correspondence catalog.

Tambimuttu Archive

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Identifier: MS120
Abstract The Tambimuttu Archive at the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections is particularly strong in covering Tambimuttu's later years. There is much regarding the Lyrebird Press, Poetry London/Apple Magazine, and the Indian Arts Council. There is also extensive documentation of the preparation for the festschrift for Tambimuttu (Tambimuttu: Bridge Between Two Worlds, London: Peter Owen, 1989) edited by his colleague Jane Williams after his death. Types of materials held include...

Tavern Guild of San Francisco Collection

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Identifier: MS144
Abstract The Tavern Guild of San Francisco (TGSF) was founded in 1962 when an informal drinking group of gay bar owners and bartenders created an organization to share news, socialize and protect their community from discriminatory laws. The Tavern Guild of San Francisco collection is contained in one box and spans the years 1965-1992. The 418-page collection mainly consists of the TGSF newsletters, which provided members with meeting minutes, financial and membership reports, community announcements...

Terence Tiller Collection

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Identifier: MS36
Overview Terence Rogers Tiller was born in Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom on September 19, 1916 and died in London on December 24, 1987. He taught medieval history at the University of Cambridge from 1937 to 1939 and English literature at the University of Cairo during World War II. He worked as a radio writer and producer for BBC Radio 3 programs from 1946-1976. He was also a noted playwright, translator and poet. This small collection consists of Terence Tiller’s drafts and final typescripts of two...

Tribune Company. Office of Corporate Secretary, miscellaneous papers

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Identifier: X-26
Overview This set of records combines two small collections of files from the Office of the Corporate Secretary of the Tribune Company which are of historical interest

Tribune Company. Tribune-News Employees Trust

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Identifier: X-16
Overview Records of the Tribune-News Employees' Trust, which was created to benefit employees of the Chicago Tribune and Chicago News newspapers.

U.N. Radio Tapes on Women

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Identifier: 107
Abstract The cassette tapes and transcripts in this collection were produced by the United Nations Radio Service Department of Public Information. The radio programs served as a weekly forum on issues of interest to women around the world. Sessions include topics such as violence against women, reproductive issues, AIDS, women's rights, family, refugees, and peace. Also featured are interviews with women in leadership positions around the world or special United Nations programs on women. Included with...

Wayne Van Leer Jones Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: MS103
Abstract Wayne Van Leer Jones compiled information on the history and genealogy of his ancestors and those of his wife, Elizabeth Rieke Jones. Research data extends as far back as the 16th century for some surnames. He compiled information and wrote the following family histories for private publication: The Bergstresser Family in America, Jacob Woodward Colladay and His Descendants, The Rieke Family of Bavenhausen and America, and The Ancestry...

Wakefield Vellum Documents

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Identifier: AS7
Overview This collection of vellum documents was purchased from William C. Wakefield by Northwestern University in 1959. There are more than 300 documents including indentures, deeds, leases, omnibuses, wills, a few court rolls, conveyances, and other legal documents from the fourteenth century through the early twentieth century. Most of them have small wax seals and a few also have large royal seals, some of which are intact in their original metal canisters. There are also a few photostats of...

Andy Warhol

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Identifier: MS104
Overview John Wilcock compiled reminiscences of Andy Warhol from his friends and published them in The Autobiography and Sex Life of Andy Warhol with photos by Shunk-Kender et al (New York : Other Scenes, Inc., 1971).

Willis Weaver Collection

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Identifier: MS86
Abstract Rev. Willis Weaver was chaplain of the Illinois Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion. He had a scholarly interest in Edwin M. Stanton, President Lincoln’s Secretary of War. This collection of material consists of typescripts of several of his articles on Stanton, as well as the published version of an address on Stanton given before the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Commandery of Illinois, in Chicago in 1927.

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