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
Cervantes Don Quixote Cervantes: Text and Image
Collection of scanned editions of Don Quixote and associated texts focusing on illustrations and critical texts. Created in conjunction with the Ekphrasis in the Age of Cervantes conference hosted by the University of Chicago in 2004.
Formats
Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Spanish Literature
Portuguese Literature
The Chicagoan Vol 7 no 9 The Chicagoan
A jazz-aged magazine, modeled on the New Yorker, that aimed to portray the city as a cultural hub and counter its image as a place of violence and vice. The magazine contains a wealth of material on the literary, cultural, artistic, athletic and social milieu of Chicago between 1926-1934.
Formats
Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Chicago and Illinois
American Literature
American History
EFTS Logo Electronic Full Text Sources (EFTS)
The Library makes available a wide variety of full-text, searchable scholarly texts. A large number are mounted under PhiloLogic, the University of Chicago's Full-Text System.
Formats
Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
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
"Sibilla Cumana con un Putto" by Guercino Italian Women Writers (IWW)
The Italian Women Writers project (IWW) is a long-term research endeavor to preserve and provide access to an extensive corpus of literature written by Italian women authors.
Formats
Digital
Subjects
Italian Literature
PhiloLogic Logo Philologic Full-text Collection
Searchable full-texts available via the locally-developed Philologic full-text search, retrieval and analysis tool. The collection includes texts from Bibliopolis, Chadwyck-Healey, Alexander Street Press, the ARTFL project and others which cover a variety of humanities disciplines in a variety of languages.
Formats
Digital
Books & Journals
Subjects
Literature
History
Religion
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
Not Your Sister (zine) Zines
The zine collection focuses on those related to Chicago, by or about people who have a relationship to the city. Collecting began in 2010.
Formats
Books & Journals
Subjects
Chicago and Illinois
History of Print
Literature