14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Chicago (Ill.).

  1. Yousef Waffa papers, 1932-1934

    10 items ; 8 containers ; 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape design student. Ten scrapbooks consisting of photographs, maps, blue prints, and notes detailing the urban and park planning of different cities and subdivisions across the United States at the outset of the New Deal.

  2. Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    19,000 items ; 49 containers ; 19.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery...

  3. Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    2,200 items ; 40 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

  4. James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    8,000 items ; 15 containers plus 5 oversize ; 5.8 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois

  5. William Edward Dodd papers, 1895-1955

    22,000 items ; 64 containers plus 1 oversize ; 25.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, autobiographical notes, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Dodd's work as an author, professor of history at the University of Chicago, and ambassador to Germany.

  6. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    5,000 items ; 16 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his...

  7. Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969

    150,000 items ; 490 containers plus 93 oversize ; 221 linear feet ; 21 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and secretary of the interior. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, legal and financial records, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting all aspects of Ickes's career, especially his service as secretary of the interior.

  8. Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    10,000 items ; 34 containers plus 3 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

  9. Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1995

    78,000 items ; 296 containers plus 14 oversize and 2 classified ; 120.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the...

  10. John Payton papers, 1913-2012

    5,000 items ; 35 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights attorney and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Speeches, legal material, documents from the 1994 election in South Africa, correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton’s career beginning in 1992.