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1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

Identifier: MS61
Abstract The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of those...
Dates: 1965-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1981

Robert Dean Avery Transportation Collection (1905-2018)

Identifier: TL028
Abstract The Robert Dean Avery Transportation Collection includes transportation related items from Avery including 464 postcards and materials from his time as a Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus driver. The postcards, dating from 1905 to 2003, depict various modes of transportation, the Panama Canal, and Lake Shore Drive. Avery’s CTA related materials date from 1965 to 1967 and include a four-page recollection of his time as a bus driver, uniform pieces, and related equipment. This collection...
Dates: 1905-2018

Rod Blagojevich (1956- ) Papers

Identifier: 31/6/241

Rod Blagojevich was an attorney, a member of the 33rd district of the Illinois House of Representatives, a member of the United States House of Representatives for Illinois' 5th congressional district, and governor of the state of Illinois until he was arrested on corruption charges. He was released from prison in 2020. This collection consists of papers, photographs, audio, video, and artifactual materials documenting his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1955 - 2021

Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research: 1992 Chicago World's Fair Planning

Identifier: 8/2/15
Abstract The records of the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research (CUAPR), filling three boxes, document theCenter's involvement in the planning of the proposed 1992 Chicago World's Fair. Most of the records reflect Louis Masotti's involvement in the planning process. Records date from 1977 to 1985, with the bulk of the materials falling between 1984 and 1985. While many of the reports and most of the newspaper clippings collected by CUAPR are not directly connected with the Center or with...
Dates: 1977 - 1985; Other: Majority of material found within 1984 - 1985

Reports of the Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research

Identifier: 8/2/12

The Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research at Northwestern University was founded in September of 1968 with a grant of $700,000 from the Ford Foundation. The bulk of the Center’s research dealt with social policy and its effects on the people, communities, and institutions that utilize it. In September, 1996, the Center’s name was changed to the Institute for Policy Research.

Dates: 1970 - 1995

Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs

Identifier: MS126

The Chicago, Illinois City Council established the Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Women’s Affairs in 1984. This archive includes materials from the Chicago Commission on Women’s Affairs, including the Commission’s mission, procedures, minutes, first year accomplishments, and report to the Mayor for 1984.

Dates: 1984-1985

Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS131

This collection on Chicago area theatres consists primarily of three scrapbooks filled with clippings, programs, reviews, and publicity generated for the theatre seasons between 1908 and 1915.

Dates: 1908-1915

Chicago tribune. Advertising Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: XI-419

This series consists of a single volume produced by the Chicago Tribune, without a titlepage. It contains "complete records of advertising printed in Chicago newspapers" for the years 1914 and 1915. These two sections of text are separated by copies documents (chiefly surveys of residents), and photographs, concerning a few Chicago neighborhoods

Dates: 1914 - 1915

Chicago Tribune. Building Division: Onderdonk and Capron files

Identifier: XI-320

Files from the Tribune's Building Division managers: Holmes Onderdonk and Keith Capron), chiefly concerning historic stones (for the Tribune Tower), flags, and inscriptions

Dates: 1923 - 1963

Chicago Tribune. Business manager's files: labor relations

Identifier: XI-313

Files created by W.E. Macfarlane (Chicago Tribune business manager from 1928 until his death on 1944-10-09) and Elbert M. Antrim (business manager from 1944 to 1954)

Dates: 1930 - 1955

Chicago Tribune. Departmental Papers. Marketing Department, Promotion material, miscellaneous

Identifier: XI-125-7

This small collection of promotion material was retained by the Tribune Company Marketing Department between 1957 and 1972. It documents special occasions like the Chicago Tribune 125th Anniversary in 1972, the First Division Museum dedication in 1960, and the McCormick Charitable Trust Historymobile and McCormick Place in 1960. The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and printed promotional matter can also be found.

Dates: 1957 - 1972

Chicago Tribune. Labor relations. Strike of 1947-1949 records

Identifier: XI-310
Abstract This collection documents the 1947/1949 strike of the Chicago Typographical Union (CTU) against the Chicago Tribune Company. This collection consists of news stories clipped from the Chicago Tribune; correspondence and accounts of meetings and negotiations of the Chicago Newspaper Publishers Association (CNPA) and the unions involved (CTU, and the International Typographical Union (ITU)); contract proposals; union publications and anti-union pamphlets; and...
Dates: 1947 - 1952

Chicago Tribune: the rise of a great American newspaper, by Lloyd Wendt, Correspondence and manuscript

Identifier: XI-273
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to the book Chicago Tribune: the rise of a Great American newspaper by Lloyd Wendt (Chicago: Rand McNally, 1979): drafts, notes, manuscripts and similar material; correspondence (with Tribune Chief Executive Officer Stanton R. Cook, his associates, secretary Ann Stupur, and archivists Harold Hutchings and Lee Major); promotional material, publishing contract and permissions; and the transcript of an interview with...
Dates: 1974 - 1980

Papers of the Clergy Consultation Service

Identifier: MS128
Abstract E. Spencer Parsons served as chairman of both the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies, and the Illinois Clergy Consultation Service. This collection contains articles and newspaper ephemera on abortion, his files related to the National Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion (1969-1973), the Chicago Clergy Consultation Service on Problem Pregnancies (1967-1973), and the Illinois Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights (1974-1979). The collection includes articles,...
Dates: 1967-1979

Dwight Conquergood (1949-2004) Papers

Identifier: 20/74
Abstract Conquergood received his Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University in 1977 and served as an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Communication at The State University of New York in Binghamton for a year before returning to Northwestern to teach in 1983. He remained at Northwestern until his death in 2004. His research focused on marginalized societies and refugee groups, as well as the implications, purpose and rituals of the death penalty in/on American society. The Dwight...
Dates: 1974-2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1980-2002

Donald Haider Papers

Identifier: 12/3/14

Donald Haider (professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management) ran for mayor of the City of Chicago in 1987. His papers include biographical materials, academic publications, and material relating to Haider's mayoral campaign (the bulk of the collection).

Dates: 1961-2007; Other: Date acquired: 03/11/2015

Images of Chicago on glass

Identifier: IX-57

This series consists of two unrelated groups of images of Chicago on glass:

  • a group of magic lantern slides (some color, some black and white; probably from the 1890s)
  • a group of street views (probably about 1905)
  • Dates: 1890 - 1905

    Paula Kamen Collection

    Identifier: MS125

    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

    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

    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

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