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Klutznick, Philip M. Papers, 1914-1999

Philip M. Klutznick, businessman, philanthropist, diplomat, government official and Jewish leader. The Philip M. Klutznick Papers comprise 175.5 linear feet and include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, published materials, photographs, scrapbooks, architectural plans, awards and mementos and audio and video recordings. The papers document Klutznick's career as a real estate developer, philanthropist, ...

Rosenwald, Julius. Papers, 1905-1963

Julius Rosenwald, businessman and philanthropist. The papers of Julius Rosenwald contain correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and a 1963 Rosenwald family tree. The collection documents Rosenwald's deep sense of social responsibility and commitment to philanthropic and civic endeavors, in particular his support of rural schools for African ...

Sondheim, Harry B. and Branka J. Jewish Heritage Collection, late 15th century-early 20th century

Images, publications, reproductions and artifacts documenting and illustrating aspects of the Jewish religious year, synagogue inaugurations and monuments and aspects of Jewish daily life, and ceremonies in Europe and North America from the 15th to early 20th centuries. Collected by University of Chicago alumnus Harry Sondheim (A.B. 1954; J.D. 1957.) ...

Silbert, Layle. Papers, 1910-2003

Layle Silbert (1913-2003) was a photographer and writer. Noted for her portraits of authors, Silbert also wrote poetry, essays and fiction. The collection documents Layle Silbert's work in photography, writing, civil service and social work. It also contains material related to Silbert's travels, activist interests, and personal life. Materials in ...

Cohen, Morris Raphael. Papers, 1898-1981

Morris Raphael Cohen (1880-1947), Philosopher. Papers highlight Cohen's influence as an early proponent of legal philosophy; his career as a teacher of philosophy, especially at the City College of New York; Jewish concerns and his affiliation with the Conference on Jewish Relations; writings on the philosophy of history, the philosophy ...

Bellow, Saul. Papers, 1926-2015

Saul Bellow (1915-2005) was a writer, educator, and Nobel laureate. Born in Lachine, Quebec and raised in Chicago from the age of nine, Bellow studied at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He taught in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago ...

Strauss, Leo. Papers, circa 1930-1997

Leo Strauss (1899-1973), scholar of political philosophy. The Papers include correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, notebooks, publications and audio recordings. The papers document Strauss' career as a writer and professor of political philosophy at the Academy of Jewish Research, Berlin (1925-1932), the New School for Social Research (1941-1948), the University of ...

Perlman, Helen Harris. Papers, circa 1910s-1998

Helen Harris Perlman (1906-2004), social work educator and author, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration from 1945 to 1971. Her integration of psychoanalytic theories and clinical experience contributed to the development of the "Chicago School" of social service practice. The Helen Harris ...

Gottschalk, Louis. Papers, [ca. 1927]-1975

Louis Gottschalk, historian, author, Professor. The Louis Gottschalk Papers include correspondence, memos, reports, and other material which extensively document his scholarly endeavors as well as his professional activities. Research notes and materials used in Gottschalk’s research on the life of Lafayette constitute approximately half of the material. Also included ...

Wirth, Louis. Papers, 1918-1952

Sociologist. The collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, manuscripts, lecture notes, reprints, manuscripts by others, reprints, reviews, and newspaper clippings. Includes a 1918 term paper on social pathology Wirth wrote as a student for Ernest Burgess. Correspondents include Horace Clayton, Karl Mannheim, Charles Merriam, Gunnar Myrdal, Melchior Palyi, Robert Park, Robert ...

Benton, William. Papers, 1839-1973

William Benton (1900-1973) Advertising executive, publisher, university administrator, U.S. senator and diplomat. Contains personal and professional correspondence, reports, legal documents, account books, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, research notes, transcripts of radio and television broadcasts, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards, and mementos. Papers highlight Benton's business and investment successes as well as ...

Tax, Sol. Papers, 1923-1989

Sol Tax (1907-1995), Anthropologist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, ethnographic field notes, published and unpublished articles, papers, and manuscripts, lecture notes and transcripts, student papers, audiotapes, photographs, and memorabilia. Documentation begins with Tax's youth in Milwaukee, continuing through his student years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and at the ...

Levi, Edward H., Papers, 1894-1998

Edward H. Levi, educator, administrator, lawyer and U.S. Attorney General. The Edward H. Levi Papers comprise 258 linear feet and include biographical material, correspondence, subject files, notes, manuscripts, publications, certificates and plaques, academic regalia, newspaper clippings, photographs and one audio reel. The papers document Levi's career as a professor and ...

Krug, Mark M. Papers, 1964-1982

Mark M. Krug (1915-2004), professor of history and education, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Education during the 1960s and 1970s. Krug was interested in the politics of cultural pluralism both as an academic and in the wider community, and he was involved with ...

Simon, Bernece K. Papers, 1930-2004

Bernece K. Simon (1914-2014), social worker, social work educator, and administrator, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration from 1944 to 1979. The Bernece K. Simon Papers include correspondence, teaching material, records of the University of Chicago and the School of Social Service ...

Franck, James. Papers, 1882-1966

James Franck (1882-1964). Physicist. Contains personal and professional correspondence; manuscripts of speeches, articles, and other publications; laboratory notes; memoranda; sound recordings and photographs; personal documents; newspaper clippings; biographies and obituaries of Franck and others; medals, honorary degrees, and certificates. Correspondents include Niels Bohr, Max Born, Richard Courant, Paul Ehrenfest, Albert ...

Lowinsky, Edward E. Papers, 1920-1986

Edward Elias Lowinsky (January 12, 1908 – October 11, 1985), musicologist, served on the faculty of University of Chicago's Department of Music from 1961 until his retirement in 1976. An innovative scholar of sixteenth-century music, Lowinsky set academic and editorial standards in the field of musicology, and provoked debate and ...

McKeon, Richard Peter. Papers, 1918-1985

The Richard Peter McKeon Papers comprise 103.75 linear feet of material, including professional and personal correspondence, research materials, manuscripts of ...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard. Papers, 1884-2000

Robert Maynard Hutchins (1899-1977) was a leader in education reform, dean of the Yale Law School, president and chancellor of the University of Chicago (1929-1951), and an executive at the Commission on Freedom of the Press, the Committee to Frame a World Constitution, Encyclopædia Britannica, the Ford Foundation, the Fund ...

Levinson, Salmon. Papers, 1905-1998

Salmon O. Levinson (1865-1941), attorney, philanthropist and key figure in the movement to outlaw war. The collection includes correspondence, political essays, materials related to the "Outlawry of War" efforts, awards and materials and papers on Poetry magazine.

Brauer, Jerald. Papers, 1925-1999

Jerald Brauer, historian, minister, professor, and dean. The Jerald Brauer Papers consist of ninety-three and a half linear feet and include correspondence, memos, minutes, reports, manuscripts, notes, speeches, published materials, and audio recordings. The papers document Brauer’s career as a historian, professor of the history of Christianity in the Divinity ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Levi Administration. Records, 1918-1975

Collected here are records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of Edward H. Levi, who served as President of the University of Chicago from 1968-1975. Included are administrative records such as correspondence, reports, publications, budgets and personnel material.

Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers. Addenda, 1910-1966

Ernest W. Burgess (1886-1966), sociologist. The Burgess Papers Addenda documents Burgess' career as a Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago as well as his involvement in a variety of community, social, governmental and research organizations. The collection includes surveys, questionnaires, maps, diagrams, note cards, punch cards, recordings, ...

Marcus, Ralph. Papers, 1934-1949

Ralph Marcus, professor at the University of Chicago (1943-1956). Marcus was a professor of Hellenistic Culture at the University of Chicago, serving as a faculty member in the Department of Oriental Languages and Literatures, Classics, and the Federated Theological Faculty. The collection consisted of reprints of selected publications ...

Political Pamphlets. Collection, 1871-1966

These pamphlets have been assembled from a number of different collections. Where possible, the source has been indicated as follows; Richard Beidel (RB), Harold Gosnell (HG), Frank Knight (FK), George Stigler (GS), Ludwig Rosenberger (LR), and Edward Shils (ES).

Kraus, Paul. Papers, 1903-1996

The Paul Kraus Papers contain writings, research material, and correspondence of Paul Kraus (1904-1944), a scholar of Semitic languages and medieval Islamic science and philosophy. Kraus was born in Prague and spent time at a variety of academic institutions in Europe and the Middle East. The collection consists largely of ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Beadle Administration. Records, 1916-1968

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of George W. Beadle, who served as President from 1961-1968. Included are administrative records such as correspondence, reports, publications, budgets and personnel material.

Schwab, Joseph J. Papers, 1939-1986

Joseph J. Schwab (1909-1988), Professor of Natural Sciences and Education. The Papers comprise including drafts and notes of published and unpublished works, professional and personal correspondence, examinations and other teaching materials, and audio tapes. They document Schwab's career at the University of Chicago, and some of his subsequent work ...

Fishbein, Morris. Papers, 1912-1976

Physician, editor, and writer. B.S., University of Chicago, 1910. M.D., Rush Medical College, 1912. Editor, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 1924-1949. Died 1976. Contains correspondence; manuscripts of articles and speeches; newspaper clippings and other print and near-print material; and memorabilia including photographs, audio recordings, awards and medals, and ...

Tyler, Ralph W. Papers, 1932-1988

Ralph W. Tyler (1902-1994) Professor of Education and university administrator. Contains correspondence, minutes, sample dissertations, examinations, manuscripts of speeches and articles, published works, biographical material, and letters of recommendation. Papers document Tyler's involvement with the United States Department of Agriculture Extension Service workshops, Doane College, the American Council on Education, ...

Hess, Julius Hays. Papers, 1843-1958

Julius Hays Hess (1876-1955) was a Chicago pediatrician. He practiced at Michael Reese Hospital and served as a professor of medicine at the University of Illinois. He was a pioneer in the care of premature infants and he is considered the father of American neonatology. The Julius Hays Hess Papers ...

Pollak, Richard. Collection of Bruno Bettelheim Research Materials, 1863-2006

Richard Pollak is an author and a former executive editor of The Nation and an associate editor of Newsweek. The Collection includes documents, interviews, photographs, and correspondence he collected while writing The Creation of Dr. B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim (1997.) Bettelheim was a child psychologist as well as ...

Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council. Records

This collection contains the records of the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council, from 1911-1993. Included are administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, budgets and directories of membership. This collection also contains general subject files covering Council projects and affiliated institutions.

Hansen, Miriam. Papers, 1902-2011

This collection contains the papers of University of Chicago professor and film scholar Miriam Hansen. It includes the personal documents, correspondence, administrative documents, teaching materials, and the research and writings of Hansen. The collection dates from 1902 to 2011, with the bulk of the material dating between 1980 and 2010. ...

Offenbach Archival Depot. Collection , 1946-1951

The Offenbach Archival Depot Collection contains bookplates, stamps, and monograms, arranged by countries in Eastern Europe, the Americas, and Western Europe. These bookplates, stamps, and monograms served as identifiers in restoring materials stolen by the Nazis to their original repositories following World War II.

Chicago Society of Artists. Records, 1953-1956

Founded in 1888, the Chicago Society of Artists supports the work of professional artists in the Chicago area, and is the oldest continuously-operated art association in the United States. This collection consists of annual calendars, featuring block prints produced by CSA members, which were produced as fund-raising and promotional ...

Katzenstein, Constance. Papers, 1989(inclusive)

Constance Katzenstein, psychologist. The Constance Katzenstein Papers consist of a manuscript of her memoirs (1989), which was written with Anita Frankel and contains a preface by Bruno Bettelheim.

Schwartz, Samuel. Papers, 1940-1997

Dr. Samuel Schwartz (1916-1997) was a renowned expert on porphyrins and heme metabolism, pioneering research into the biological effects of radiation, starting when he joined the Manhattan Project at the University of Chicago. This collection consists of 4.5 linear feet of his research materials, political activist writings, his concerns about ...

University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Alton Linford. Records, 1923-1969

Founded in 1920, the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration prepares students for leadership in fields of social work. As one of the university's professional schools, SSA offers graduate-level coursework leading to master's and doctoral degrees. The collection consists of the records of the University of Chicago's School ...

Bachner, Rudolph. Papers, 1969-1993

Rudolph Bachner (1905-1997) German-born writer and chemist. The collection contains three typescripts of Bachner’s work, including two novels and an unpublished memoir.

Steed, Gitel P. Papers, 1907-1980

Gitel P. Steed (1914-1977), anthropologist. Consists primarily of research data from the Columbia University Research in Contemporary India Field Project, directed by Steed from 1949 to 1951. Data were collected from three villages in western and northern India and include life histories of informants, psychological tests, typed notes, field ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Kimpton Administration. Records, 1892-1960

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of Lawrence A. Kimpton, who served as Chancellor of the University of Chicago from 1951-1960. While he kept the title of "Chancellor" held by his predecessor, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Kimpton’s duties were consistent with ...

Rosenfeld, Isaac. Papers, 1926-1983

Isaac Louis Rosenfeld (1918-1956) was a Chicago-born writer, critic, and university professor. The collection contains diplomas, correspondence, notebooks, notes, manuscripts and typescripts, and published works dating between 1926 and 1983, with the bulk of the material dating between 1937 and 1956. The papers primarily document Rosenfeld's writing career.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. Papers, 1935-2017

Jean Bethke Elshtain (1941-2013) was a political theorist, ethicist, author, and public intellectual. She was the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics with joint appointments at the Divinity School, the Department of Political Science, and the Committee on International Relations at the University of Chicago. The collection ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Wilson Administration. Records, 1891-1978

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of John T. Wilson, who served as President from 1976-1978. Included are administrative records such as correspondence, reports, publications, budgets and personnel material.

Adler, Max. Collection, 1922-1952

Max Adler (1866–1952) was an Illinois-born executive, concert violinist, and philanthropist. This collection is primarily composed of Adler’s correspondence. Also included are a few pieces of ephemera, including a photograph of German violinist Emanuel Wirth and lists of works relating to English composer Harold Warner.

Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey. Records, 1861-1938

The collection consists of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago, ranging from Lithuanian, Slovene, and Filipino to Chinese, Albanian, German, Greek, and Ukrainian communities. The dates of the original articles span the period of 1861-1938. The collection is arranged alphabetically ...

Oppenheim, Adolf Leo and Elizabeth. Papers, 1988-1980

This collection consists of documents relating to the lives of Leo and Elizabeth Oppenheim. A majority of the documents and correspondence relate to the couple's sustained attempts to leave Europe and immigrate to the United States during World War II. Documents within this collection date from 1888 to 1980, with ...

Bickham, Martin Hayes. Papers, 1911-1965

Martin Hayes Bickham, sociologist (University of Chicago, A.M. 1919, Ph.D. 1922). The Martin Hayes Bickham Papers consist of materials from coursework in the Sociology Department and Divinity School (1912-1922), correspondence relating to his appointment as secretary of the University of Chicago Christian Association (1911), materials related to his dissertation ...

Carnegie Council On Children. Records, 1972-1980

The Carnegie Council on Children was an independent study commission established in 1972 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The Council undertook a comprehensive examination of the position and needs of children in American society and formulated a series of recommendations for new directions in public policy towards children ...

University of Chicago. John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought. Records, 1940-1984

The John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought is a Ph.D.-granting interdisciplinary program of the University of Chicago. Founded in 1941 by historian John U. Nef, the committee became a leading center for interdisciplinary scholarship. The records of the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought document administrative, educational, and ...

Polanyi, Michael. Papers, 1900-1975

Michael Polanyi, chemist and philosopher, was born, Budapest, Hungary, 1891. He received his M.D. (1913) and Ph.D (1917) from the University of Budapest. He worked at Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Fibre Chemistry, Berlin, 1920 to 1923, and the Institute of Physical and Electro-Chemistry, Berlin, 1923 to 1933. He was ...

Fermi, Laura. Papers, 1922-1977

Laura Fermi, writer, wife of Nobel laureate, Enrico Fermi. The Laura Fermi Papers consist in large part of drafts and research data for her various writings. In addition, there is a small series of correspondence, most of it falling into the period following the death of her husband in 1954. ...

University of Chicago. Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations. Records, 1944-1962

The University of Chicago Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations Records cover the period 1944 to 1962 and also include the records of two cooperative organizations: American Council on Race Relations; and National Organization of Intergroup Relations Officials. The collection contains correspondence, financial and personnel records, ...

Noyes, Ida. Papers, 1854-1907

Ida Noyes, artist, philanthropist. The Ida Noyes Papers consist of 611 photographs, a postcard, and four bound volumes of letters from Ida Noyes to her husband, La Verne Noyes.

Eggan, Joan Rosenfels. Papers, 1958-1998

Joan Rosenfels Eggan (1906-1999) photographer and psychotherapist, well known for her photographs of anthropologists. As the wife of University of Chicago Professor of Anthropology Fred Eggan, she accompanied her husband on research trips to the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and England where she photographed many local people. The majority of ...

Perzigian, Jerome. Collection of Philip Roth, 1958-1987

Jerome "Jerry" Perzigian received a bachelor's degree from University of Chicago in 1972, and went on to a career as a television screenwriter and producer. This collection consists of Jerome Perzigian's collection of manuscripts, correspondence, periodicals, clippings, and other material related to the work of the celebrated writer Philip Roth. ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Hutchins Administration. Records, 1892-1951

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administration of Robert M. Hutchins, who served as President from 1929-1945, then as Chancellor from 1945-1951, after the title of the office was changed. Included are administrative records such as correspondence, reports, publications, budgets and ...

American Civil Liberties Union. Illinois Division. Records, 1920-1982

Documents the activities of the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union from its founding through the early 1980s. Includes case files, finances and fundraising information, individual and institutional correspondence, minutes, newsletters and publications, film, audio cassettes, and photographs.

Shapey, Ralph. Papers, 1936-2003

Ralph Shapey (1921-2002), was a composer and professor of music at the University of Chicago (1964-1991). Papers include musical scores and recordings, advertising and programs related to performances of Shapey's music, professional and personal correspondence, and a small selection of memorabilia. Materials span 1936-2003 with the bulk of the collection ...

Blakemore, William Barnett. Papers, 1930-2006

Reverend Dr. William Barnett Blakemore (1912-1975) was a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a professor in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, a Dean of the University's Disciples Divinity House, an Associate Dean of the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and a leader in the ecumenical movement ...

Amberg, Alan. Gay History Collection, 1924-2008

The materials in this collection were gathered by Alan Amberg as well as his partner, the late Jerry Cohen. Materials cover a wide range of gay and lesbian subject matter, including the beginnings of the Gay Pride Movement in Chicago in the early 1970s; Chicago gay and lesbian organizations ...

Goetz, Rachel Marshall. Papers, 1898-1994

Rachel Marshall Goetz was a writer, researcher, and activist who spent much of her career focused on national and local Hyde Park politics. These papers include much of Goetz’s early writing advocating the use of new media in state and local governments. She worked as a speechwriter on ...

University of Chicago. Office of the President. Harper, Judson and Burton Administrations. Records, 1869-1925

This collection contains records of the University of Chicago Office of the President, covering the administrations of the first three presidents of the University: William Rainey Harper (1891-1906), Harry Pratt Judson (1906-1923), and Ernest DeWitt Burton (1923-1925). Included are administrative records such as correspondence, memoranda, and reports.

Sussman, Alan. Collection, 1962-1968

Alan Sussman, a lawyer and author specializing in civil rights, received a B.A. and M.A. from University of Chicago. This collection contains pamphlets, newsletters, broadsides, clippings, handbills, notices, correspondence and other material representing political organizations and movements of the 1960s.

Adler, Mortimer J.. Papers, 1914-1995

Mortimer Jerome Adler, philosopher, educator, writer. The Mortimer J. Adler Papers include information on his work with the Great Books, Encyclopaedia Britannica, and the Institute for Philosophical Research as well as material relating to his many publications. The collection consists of articles, correspondence, manuscripts, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, reading ...

Landesco, John. Papers, 1923-1946

John Landesco (1890-1954) Sociologist. The Papers contain correspondence, as well as a manuscript copy of The 42 Gang: a Study of a Neighborhood Criminal Group, an unpublished study of Chicago gangs in the 1920s. The collection also includes newspaper clippings relating to Romanian-American relations and the Central States Probation ...

Hutton, William Ralph, Papers, 1864-1966

William Ralph Hutton received his A.B. from Southwestern University in 1912, and was a graduate of the University of Chicago Divinity School, where he wrote works on the development of Islam and Buddhism. He served as a Christian missionary in Assam, in northeast India, where he wrote a Mikir.English ...

Price, Ira M. Papers, 1875-1964

Ira Maurice Price (1856-1939) was a founding faculty member of the University of Chicago, serving as a professor of ancient languages and literatures from 1892 until 1925. Price was committed to religious education in the wider community as an active member of the Baptist Church and an author of popular ...

Perrin, Norman. Papers, 1964-1977

Norman Horace Perrin (1920-1976) associate professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Chicago. The collection contains notes, manuscripts and publications, university records, clippings, correspondence, journals, a recorded lecture, and personal items like photographs and books. Materials date between 1964 and 1977, with the bulk of the material dating ...

Lowitz, Leza. Papers, 1982-2005

Leza Lowitz, writer, editor, and Japanese translator. The Leza Lowitz Papers contain correspondence, photographs, Japanese ephemera, articles, literary reviews, art and literary publications, artwork, drafts and manuscripts, audio-visual material. The collection documents Lowitz’s work as a professional writer and translator.

Wright, Quincy. Papers, 1907-1972

Quincy Wright (1890-1970), was a writer and scholar known for his work on war, international relations, and international law. He joined the political science faculty at the University of Chicago in 1923, and was a professor of international law at the University from 1931 to 1956. Wright guest lectured at ...

University of Chicago. Office of the Vice-President. Records, 1937-1946

A former advertising executive, William Benton served as a part-time Vice-President from 1937-1945 and was primarily responsible for the university's public affairs and broadcasting activities. This collection contains the records and correspondence of the University of Chicago's Office of the Vice-President, comprising the administration of William Benton. Included are ...

Goldsmith, Joel. Papers, 1949-1964

The Goldsmith, Joel. Papers consist of 1.5 linear feet and contain materials that date from 1949 to 1964. Goldsmith, a one time Christian Science healer, was an independent mystic who founded a movement called the Infinite Way. The collection includes letters written by Goldsmith to Lorraine Sinkler and ...

Albert, Abraham Adrian. Papers, 1921-2004

Abraham Adrian Albert (1905-1972) was a mathematician and professor at the University of Chicago from 1931 to 1972, ultimately rising to the position of Dean of Physical Sciences in 1962. Over the course of his career, Albert made important contributions to the study of associative algebras, non-associative algebras, and Riemann ...

Cone, Fairfax M. Papers, 1947-1971

Fairfax Cone rose from copy editor at the Lord and Thomas ad agency to partner in Foote, Belding and Cone. The Papers contain correspondence, business and organizational files, speeches and photographs.

Chicago Drama Performances. Index, 1839-1955

Compiled by University of Chicago Professor Napier Wilt. Primarily index cards with information on theatrical performances in Chicago theaters, 1839-1955. Cards include title of play, dates of performances, author, theater where play was performed, actors, and sometimes comments on the play. Also includes scripts, playbills, reviews, and some information ...

Chicago Heart Association. Records, 1918-1950

The Chicago Heart Association Records comprise three linear feet of files containing mainly off-prints, typescripts and pamphlets collected by the Association for distribution to the public. Some correspondence is also included. The material essentially deals with the topics of heart disease, convalescence, rheumatic fever, and vivisection. Also contains administrative correspondence ...

Janowitz, Morris. Collection, 1940-1989

Morris Janowitz, sociologist. Papers include professional correspondence, biographical materials, research and subject files, manuscripts of Janowitz's books and articles, course materials, and papers concerning the Inter-University Seminar on the Armed Forces and Society, founded by Janowitz in 1960. Most dates from the late 1960s through the mid-1980s. Earlier ...

Redfield, Robert. Papers, 1917-1958

Professor, anthropologist. The Redfield Papers span the years of Robert Redfield's association with the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, from the mid-1920s when he began graduate work in anthropology to the end of his professional career in 1958.

University of Chicago. African Studies Workshop. Records, 1985-1995

The University of Chicago African Studies Workshop is an interdisciplinary forum conducted and operated under the auspices of the University Council for Advanced Studies. The collection of African Studies Workshop Records contains administrative data such as period evaluations by the Council for Advanced Studies, participant lists, requests for refunding, ...

Levi, Edward H. Inauguration. Records, 1967-1968

The Edward H. Levi Inauguration Records contain material pertaining to the inauguration of Edward H. Levi, eighth president of the University of Chicago. Contains letters of congratulation, correspondence, and publications related to specific events planned for Inauguration Week, November 11-16, 1968. Also contains official letters of greeting from colleges and ...

Slotkin, James Sydney. Papers, 1931-1962

James Sydney Slotkin, Associate Professor of Social Sciences, 1946-1957. The collection includes pmanuscripts and papers, teaching materials, correspondence and some research materials. It documents his broad interests in various topics in the social sciences: anthropology, sociology, esthetics, social psychology and methodology.

University of Chicago. School of Social Service Administration. Office of the Dean. Harold Richman. Records, 1927-1978

Founded in 1920, the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration prepares students for leadership in fields of social work. As one of the university's professional schools, SSA offers graduate-level coursework leading to master's and doctoral degrees. The collection consists of the records of the University of Chicago's School ...

Kurland, Philip B. Papers, 1943-1996 (bulk: 1950-1992)

Philip B. Kurland (JD’44 Harvard Law) spent the bulk of his teaching career at the University of Chicago Law School. A well respected and widely published expert in the field of constitutional law, Kurland often lent his expertise to the United States government. He acted as a consultant to the ...

Ramanujan, A.K. Papers, 1944-1995

Attipat Krishnaswami Ramanujan (1929-1993) was a poet, folklorist, linguist, and translator based at the University of Chicago. Ramanujan translated the classical and modern literature of South Asia, as well as folk tales and songs. As a poet, Ramanujan wrote primarily in English, often on transcultural themes. The A.K. Ramanujan Papers ...

University of Chicago. Center for the Study of Welfare Policy. Records, 1964-1981

The Center for the Study of Welfare Policy (CSWP) was an interdisciplinary research institute established in 1969 at the School of Social Service Administration (SSA) at the University of Chicago. The CSWP evaluated contemporary welfare policy and proposed new approaches to social problems related to health care, education, poverty, ...

Wilson, John Todd. Papers, 1930-1983(inclusive)

The Wilson, John Todd. Papers consist of 4.5 linear feet of speeches and remarks, correspondence, certificates, published papers and book reviews, and Wilson's masters thesis and dissertation. Ninth president of the University of Chicago, Wilson was an expert on relations between universities and government. While provost he responded ...

Simson, Otto G. von. Papers, 1944-1957

Otto Georg von Simson (1912-1993), historian of medieval and Renaissance art and architecture, served on the faculties of the University of Chicago's Committee on Social Thought and Department of Art from 1945-1957. This collection documents Otto von Simson's work at the University of Chicago as an art historian, administrator, teacher ...

Native American Educational Services. Armin Beck. Papers, 1963-1991

Dr. Armin Beck served as a professor at NAES College in Chicago. This collection contains papers from Armin Beck's work at NAES, within the Civil Rights movement, and higher education in Chicago, The collection contains research materials as well as many of his article reprints and manuscripts on the subjects ...

Chicago Repertory Group Collection of Scripts and Scrapbooks, 1933-1947

The Chicago Repertory Group Collection, presented to the University Library in June, 1958, by Gertrude Gunter Soltker, an original member of the group, consists of typescripts, carbons, and mimeograph copies of 267 plays, songs, and sketches used by the group, as well as six scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, and ...

Bohr, Niels. Collection, 1909-1963

Niels Bohr, Physicist. This collection contains documents pertaining to Niels Bohr, the Danish physicist who made major contributions to understandings of atomic structure, nuclear fission, and nuclear policy. The materials include offprints of published writings by and about Bohr and his work. Some of Bohr's writings are ...

Kimpton, Lawrence A. Papers, 1890-1978

This collection contains the papers of University of Chicago Chancellor Lawrence A. Kimpton. The collection includes administrative documents, correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, photographs and personal documents of Lawrence Kimpton. Also contained within the collection are documents from Kimpton's career after the University of Chicago. The collection dates from 1890 to ...

Kleitman, Nathaniel. Papers, 1896-2001

Nathaniel Kleitman, recognized as the father of modern sleep research, served on the faculty of the University of Chicago's Department of Physiology. His papers include notes, experiment data, drafts of articles and books, academic reprints, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and audio-visual recordings.

Ryerson Family. Papers, 1803-1971

Contains the papers of Joseph Turner Ryerson, Edward L. Ryerson Sr., and Edward L. Ryerson Jr. Includes correspondence, family histories, articles, speeches, clippings, diaries, a scrapbook that includes photographs of the Chicago fire of 1871, photographs, awards and memorabilia. Papers document three generations of one of Chicago's most prominent families ...

University of Chicago. Woodlawn Social Services Center. Records, 1960-1984

The Woodlawn Social Services Center (also called SSC, or the Social Services Center) was established in 1969 as a branch of the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Social Service Administration. SSC sought to centralize the provision of social services in Chicago's Woodlawn neighbourhood while remaining active in social work ...

University of Chicago Press. Records, 1892-1965

The Records of the University of Chicago Press contain correspondence, minutes and other administrative material dating from 1892-1965. The largest part of the collection consists of files on books published by the Press during these years.

Burgess, Ernest Watson. Papers, 1886-1966

Ernest Burgess(1886-1966), Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1916-1952. Contains correspondence; manuscripts; minutes; reports; memoranda; research material that includes proposals, case studies, questionnaires, tables, and interviews; teaching and course materials, class record books; letters of recommendation; bibliographies; student papers; offprints; and maps and charts. Includes material relating to professional organizations ...

University of Chicago. Office of Student Activities. Records, 1921-1981

The University of Chicago's Office of Student Activities supported student life by advising and advocating for student organizations, coordinating space and facilities for events and meetings, creating programming, and helping student groups maintain financial stability. This collection consists of the administrative records of the Office of Student Activities from ...

Vogel, Virgil J. Collection, 1903-1980

Virgil J. Vogel (1918-1994) was an historian, political organizer, activist, educator and University of Chicago alumnus. The Virgil J. Vogel Collection spans 1903-1980 and represents the political activities of Vogel and his associate, the Socialist Party organizer Benjamin Williger. Included are records of a wide variety of leftist political organizations, ...

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Records, 1895-2011

The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference was formed in 1949 to "to build and maintain a stable interracial community of high standards." The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets and fundraising material, by-laws, directories, reports; press releases, surveys, newsletters, brochures, clippings, photographs, an audio reel, maps, posters, ...

Hyde Park Historical Society. Collection, 1830-2009

The Hyde Park Historical Society was founded in 1977 to record and preserve the history of the Hyde Park-Kenwood neighborhood. Included are the Hyde Park Historical Society's administrative records, as well as its collection of historic materials. The collection contains architectural drawings, artifacts, audio material, clippings, correspondence, deeds, manuscripts, maps, ...

Paepcke, Elizabeth H. Papers, 1889-1994

The Elizabeth H. Paepcke Papers consist of 140 linear feet and include biographical, personal and financial material, correspondence, subject files, photographs, audio-visual materials, awards, honorary degrees, ephemera, typescript drafts, publications, and newspaper and magazine clippings. The collection documents Elizabeth Paepcke's many interests in cultural, social and philanthropic activities. ...

Fermi, Enrico. Collection, 1918-1974

Enrico Fermi (1901-1954), Charles H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago and 1938 Nobel Prize winner in physics, is best known to the general public for having produced the first controlled, self-sustained nuclear chain reaction. This experiment, which was carried out at the University of ...

Singer, Milton. Papers, 1925-1999

Milton Singer (1912-1994) anthropologist. The Papers document Singer's career as Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, including his role in the Redfield Comparison of Cultures Project and his scholarship as an expert on India and on semiotic anthropology. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, notes, course materials, photographs and audio ...

Merriam, Robert E. Papers, 1918-1984

Robert E. Merriam (1918-1988), historian and politician. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and offprints of published and unpublished historical and political writings, and speech transcripts. The papers span Merriam's career and document his World War II combat experience, his Chicago political career and federal government service, as ...

Century of Progress International Exposition Publications, 1933-1934

Published informational and promotional material produced for the Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois, 1934. Includes guidebooks, pamphlets, and brochures distributed by exhibiting corporations and the national, state, and city concerns, as well as official publications from the Century of Progress Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois.

Hughes, Everett Cherrington. Papers, 1922-1982

The papers of Everett Cherrington Hughes comprise 73.5 linear feet of professional material. The papers document his career as a sociologist and ...

Hauser, Philip M.. Papers, 1925-1977

Philip M. Hauser, sociologist, demographer, writer. The Philip M. Hauser papers include correspondence, class notes, published and unpublished writings of Hauser, minutes of the Social Science Research Committee (1947-1951), and photographs. The materials document Hauser's career as a sociologist. The materials document Hauser's career as a sociologist, demographer, government ...

Fallers, Lloyd A. Papers, 1937-1977

The Fallers, Lloyd A. Papers comprise 28 linear feet of materials including personal and professional correspondence, field notes and research materials, course materials, and manuscripts concerning other professional associations and projects in which he was engaged. The papers contain materials generated by Fallers while pursuing research into colonialism and ...

University of Chicago. MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Records, 1961-2009

The collection documents the activities of the University of Chicago's MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and its founding Director Dr. Mark Siegler from 1984 to 2009.

Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. ...

Havighurst, Robert J.. Papers, 1921-1991

Robert J. Havighurst (1900-1991), professor and activist. Havighurst was an incredibly active researcher whose work spanned the disciplines of education, psychology, and sociology. He helped to found the Department of Human Development at the University of Chicago. The Havighurst papers primarily contain materials pertaining to ...

Goodspeed, Edgar J. Papers, 1853-1961

Edgar Johnson Goodspeed, New Testament scholar, writer, and Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. The Goodspeed papers consist of correspondence, notes, manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, clippings, reviews, and items of a miscellaneous nature. The primary focus of the collection is on Goodspeed’s literary and ...