Collections & Exhibits

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Collections
Collection Thumbnail Title Formats Subjects
Mary Bowen Brainerd's calling card Brainerd, Mary Bowen. Papers. 1895-1915
Mary Bowen Brainerd, writer. The Mary Bowen Brainerd Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and drafts of a dissertation.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
Literature
University of Chicago
Fernán Caballero. Miscellaneous Notes Caballero, Fernán. Papers, 1855-1877
Fernán Caballero, pseudonym of Cecilia Francisca Josefa de Arrom, (1796-1877), Spanish author. The papers consists primarily of correspondence from Caballero to French scholar Antoine de Latour, but also includes other correspondence, manuscripts and articles.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
Spanish Literature
Portuguese Literature
Eugene Field, Correspondence Field, Eugene. Correspondence, 1884-1895
Eugene Field, writer, poet. The Eugene Field Correspondence consists of 301 letters written to Eugene Field by various admirers, friends, family members, and business associates during the years 1884 - 1895. The collection also contains newspaper and magazine clippings pertaining for the most part to Field and his poetry.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
Literature
Fire!! Modern Poetry
Poetry holds a special place at the University of Chicago Library, particularly after Harriet Monroe presented us with her poetry library, papers and the editorial files of Poetry magazine in 1931. The collection continues to grow, with a particular focus on modern poetry from the Chicago area. Highlights include first editions and manuscripts of works by Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, Marianne Moore and Michael Anania.
Formats
Archives & Manuscripts
Books & Journals
Subjects
Literature
Detail from Le Roman de la Rose Rose and Chess
Two medieval French manuscripts written and decorated in France ca. 1365, Le Roman de la Rose and Le Jeu des échecs moralisé, were originally bound together but later separated and have once again been reunited both in the University of Chicago Library collections and as digital facsimiles.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
Medieval Studies
French Literature
Cover of manuscript Whitman, Walt, "The Bible as Poetry." Manuscript, 1883
Original manuscript of Whitman's essay, first published in The Critic in 1883. Included with the manuscript are two portraits of Whitman, a copy of the published essay and Whitman's cover letter to the publishers Jeannette Leonard Gilder and Joseph B. Gilder. Codex MS 263.
Formats
Digital
Archives & Manuscripts
Subjects
English Literature