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1968 Democratic National Convention Collection

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Identifier: MS 61
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 days of 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...

Letters of 19th Century French Architects

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Identifier: MS58
Overview A collection of letters written by French architects of the 19th century.

Paul Ableman collection on Green Julia

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Identifier: MS 19
Abstract Author and playwright Paul Ableman was born June 13, 1927, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.  This collection of typescripts is comprised of the drafts for Green Julia, including the original typescript, three subsequent versions, and the final script.

African American Documents 18th – 19th Century

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Identifier: MS101
Abstract The McCormick Library holds a small collection of documents and correspondence pertaining to Africans and their descendents in the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. Slavery materials from Rhode Island, Cape of Good Hope, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia include correspondence on the slave trade and slave cargos, assignments on chain gangs, bills of sale, manumission papers, and wills with bequests regarding slaves. Free African Americans in Maine,...

Agentzia Press Archive

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Identifier: MS54
Overview The Agentzia Press Archive consists of files kept by the editor Jochen Gerz. The collection and guide have been organized by the following categories: correspondence, manuscripts (including typescripts, original graphics, photocollages, photographs, exhibition catalogs), some production materials of the Agentzia Press, and monographs and serials associated with Agentzia authors.

Aldridge Collection

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Identifier: MS 4
Overview The Aldridge Collection consists of materials relating to 19th century African-American tragedian Ira Frederick Aldridge (1807-1867) and his children, mainly his daughter Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge, known as Amanda Ira Aldridge (1866-1956) who composed under the pseudonym Montague Ring. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs and engravings, newspaper clippings, musical manuscripts and scores, personal and legal documents, articles, memorabilia, two portraits and a...

America First Movement Collection

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Identifier: MS 10
Overview This collection provides materials from three sources: the America First Committee, other American groups with similar goals, and German propaganda in the 1930s. Materials include pamphlets, small monographs, serials, correspondence, flyers, posters, political ephemera, and photographs. Items reflect a sample record of the kinds of material generated before U.S. entry into World War II. Individually, they provide only a fragmentary record of the times. Overall, however, the collection gives an...

Hans Christian Andersen Awards

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Identifier: MS 121
Abstract Since 1956 the International Board on Books for Young People has presented the Hans Christian Andersen Award to a living author or illustrator (added in 1966) who has made a lasting contribution to children's literature. The McCormick Library’s collection of materials for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards consists of the biennial informational dossiers submitted by candidates for 1992 - 2006, clippings, reviews, and dust jackets by some of the authors or illustrators. All of the awards books...

Archival Collections - U.S. Civil War Era

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Identifier: MS62, MS86
Overview The McCormick Library has several collections that contain correspondence, diaries, and other materials related to the Civil War era. Some materials describe the experiences of soldiers during the war, or who served in the territories; others document the “home front” trials and anxieties, and some provide reflections or analysis after the war.

William Butler Yeats and His Circle Collections

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Identifier: MS6, MS23, MS46
Overview This collections contains three archives of correspondence and other materials related to W.B. Yeats, his father John, his brother Jack, and their circle.

Armory Show, 1912-1915

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Identifier: MS95
Overview The Association of American Painters and Sculptors held their First International Exhibition at the 69th Infantry N.G.N.Y. Armory from February 15 - March 15, 1913. It was the largest exhibition of international modern art ever held, showing more than 1200 pieces.

Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection

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Identifier: MS110
Abstract In September 1940 Dr. Auhagen was arrested and called to testify before the Dies Commission in October regarding possible subversive Nazi activities. He was released, but kept under Justice Department surveillance until March 1941 when a federal grand jury issued an indictment against him for failing to register as a German agent. The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope, a prominent...

Aubrey Beardsley Bibliographical Notes

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Identifier: MS 115
Abstract The archival data in this collection consists of bibliographical annotations of various editions of volumes with Aubrey Beardsley drawings. It includes annotated excerpts or photocopies from Beardsley bibliographies, holographic notes, a completed typescript for a book, and a copy of the typescript annotated with corrections and additions.

Harvey Breit Correspondence

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Identifier: MS 1
Abstract Harvey Breit, poet, playwright, and interviewer, was a reviewer for the New York Times Book Review from 1940-1965. This collection consists of more than 225 pages of correspondence sent to Breit during this period by more than fifty authors and public figures.

Dorothy Brett Collection

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Identifier: MS 27
Overview Artist Dorothy Brett, a member of the Bloomsbury group, was a friend of Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, and Frieda and D.H. Lawrence. This collection includes typescripts for her autobiography, a continuation of her memoirs on D.H. Lawrence, and some of her correspondence to John Middleton Murry about the Lawrences. Brett's diaries recounting her visits to Taos, New Mexico (1924), and Capri (1926); a copy of her manuscript on her friendship with Katherine Mansfield; and an interview...

Buddha Statues

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Identifier: AS13
Overview This collection of wooden statues, found in the McCormick Library of Special Collections, consists of eight figures of the Buddha in various poses.

Charleston County, South Carolina Records

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Identifier: MS119
Abstract The Carolina settlement of Charles Town, named in honor of King Charles II of England, was established after English settlers arrived in 1670; it was renamed Charleston in 1783. From 1720 until 1773 South Carolina was under English jurisdiction as a Crown Colony. This collection consists of twenty volumes of bound carbon copy transcriptions of records from Charleston County, South Carolina kept between 1719 and 1763.

Chicago Commission on Women's Affairs

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Identifier: MS126
Abstract 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.

Chicago Theaters Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS131
Abstract 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.

Elizabeth Clarke Collection

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Identifier: MS127
Abstract Elizabeth Clarke, a resident of Lake Forest, Illinois, served on the Illinois Commission on the Status of Women and its successor, the Citizens Council on Women. Both councils reported to the Illinois General Assembly on issues important to women, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, employment discrimination, health and welfare. Reports and recommendations included information on legislative proposals dealing with Illinois agencies and associations that considered women’s needs.

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Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections 8
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Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 3
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 3
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Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 2
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Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906 2
Gascoyne, David, 1916-2001 2
Gertz, Elmer, 1906-2000 2
Herman, Jan, 1942- 2
Higgins, Dick, 1938-1998 2
Hone, Joseph M. (Joseph Maunsell), 1882-1959 2
Knauss, Jenny 2
Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, 1904-1971 2
Loeb, Richard A., 1905-1936 2
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 2
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America First Committee 1
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Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
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Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965 1
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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 1
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Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961 1
Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962 1
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Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
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Bishop, John Peale, 1892-1944 1
Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965 1
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Compass Players 1
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Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966 1
Crump, Paul 1
Cuneo Fine Binding Studio (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Cutler, Manasseh 1
D S H (Dom Sylvester Houédard), 1924-1992 1
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Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 1
Dawes, Charles Gates, 1865-1951 1
Deagon, Ann, 1930- 1
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Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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