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Rosenberg Defence Committee

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Identifier: MS78
Abstract 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.
Dates: n.d.

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...
Dates: 1944 - 1951; Other: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1951; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2009

Edoardo Sanguineti Correspondence, 1946-1954

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Identifier: MS118
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1946 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1954

Sentinel Star Company. House organs

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Identifier: XVI-B-2
Abstract House organs of the Sentinel-Star Company
Dates: 1965 - 1980

Andrew Shuman Collection

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Identifier: MS34
Abstract 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.
Dates: c. 1850-1890

Chicago Tribune. Frederick S. Siebert Papers

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Identifier: XI-142
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1932 - 1946

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.
Dates: 1930-1947

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

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Identifier: MS43
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1883-1961

Sharon Spencer Papers

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Identifier: MS183
Abstract Sharon Spencer (1933-2002) was a writer, professor and Anaïs Nin scholar. Her papers include correspondence, photographs, and writings (draft, offprint, and typescript).
Dates: 1970 - 2003

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...
Dates: 1925-2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2010

Stage for Action Collection

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Identifier: MS99
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1945-1948

Konstantin Stanislavsky Correspondence

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Identifier: MS179
Abstract Konstantin Sergeevich Stanislavskii (né Alexeev), one of the central figures in 20th Century theatre, was an actor, director, producer and theorist of acting. The archive is comprised of ~65 handwritten letters from Stanislavskii to Elizabeth Hapgood, 6 telegrams and 3 typed letters.
Dates: 1928 - 1936

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,...
Dates: 1898-1972; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2015

Silas H. Strawn Papers

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

The Study Club, 1896 - 1970

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Identifier: MS70
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1896 - 1970

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.
Dates: 1966-1971

William Sulzer Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS38
Abstract The William Sulzer scrapbooks number two volumes and contain ephemera, clippings, inviations, pamphlets amoung other items.
Dates: c. 1930

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.
Dates: 1904-1935

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...
Dates: 1936-1989; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1993

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...
Dates: 1964-1992; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2014

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