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This collection contains records of the Office of the Director of Yerkes Observatory, documenting the administrative history of the observatory and the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics from 1891-1946; the collection also contains editorial and administrative records of Astrophysical Journal. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence of the director from 1891-1946, during which time the position was held by George E. Hale, Edwin B. Frost, and Otto Struve. Typical correspondents included faculty, staff and students at Yerkes Observatory; university administrators; and scientists and organizations outside the university
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Basic handbook on logic and philosophy
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A manuscript play in pencil and ink originally titled Round the Clock, comedy in 3 acts by J.G. McArdle and copied by T.W. Oakland. The title appears to have been later changed to read Round the Clock, i.e. Around the Town by George H. Wood
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Harvey Plotnick was born in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1963 with a Bachelor's degree in Literature. In 1967, Plotnick founded and became President and Chief Executive Officer of Contemporary Books, Inc., a publisher of nonfiction trade books. The company became one of the nation's largest publishers of adult basic education instructional materials. Several memoirs and fictions, including Loretta Lynn's Coal Miner's Daughter and Sybil, the story of a woman with multiple personalities, have also been published by Contemporary Books Inc. The company was acquired by the Tribune Company in 1993, and then became part of McGraw-Hill Company. Plotnick was made chief executive officer responsible for educational publishing activities in the Tribune Company. Plotnick's book of his own poems, 'Notes of a Refugee, ' was published by Mellen Poetry Press in 1992. Plotnick was also an active alum of the University of Chicago. He served on the Alumni Award committee from ... Read More
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Consists of primarily of papers and photographs of the Catterall family. There are smaller amounts of material from the Tunnicliff family; the Bacon family; and members of the Meade family, who were related to Louise Cadot Catterall
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Bound volume with 35 leaves of handwritten text. It consists of Campella's advice, in eleven discourses, to the states of Italy to accept the suzerainty of Spain rather than France if they value their security and if they are in earnest about defeating the Turks
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Historic drama opened at the Odeon on May 6, 1828. The theme seems to be drawn on Shakespeare and Scott in an interpretation of Warbeck's rebellion against Henry VII
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A play adapted by George H. Wood; the manuscript contains extracts from a printed version
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Consists of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs related to Test's career and family life
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Consists of correspondence of the dean and assistant and associate deans; files on research administration and fundraising; records of SSA's relationships with social work organizations and government agencies; records of the school's administration of the Center for the Study of Welfare Policy and the Woodlawn Social Services Center; files on alumni relations; faculty and committee meeting materials; files on curriculum development; statistics and surveys on the experiences of students and alumni; faculty biographical information; teaching materials; drafts of speeches and articles; and editorial files of the SSA faculty newsletter