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1993 Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago records

Identifier: MSS0077
Scope and Contents The 1993 Parliament of World’s Religions in Chicago records document the logistics undertaken to plan the conference and celebration. The collection contains a complete run of the NEWSLETTER/CPWR Journal, publications, committee files, correspondence, organizational records, a signed copy of the Global Ethic, and press clippings. Also included are posters, souvenirs, and audio-visual media created for and during the parliament. Hank Jacobsen and Francine Salerno’s photographs document...
Dates: 1983-1999; Majority of material found in 1993

1999 Parliament of the World's Religions in Cape Town records

Identifier: MSS0078
Scope and Contents

The 1999 Parliament of the World’s Religions in Cape Town records document the planning process as well as the event’s programs, sessions, and participants. The bulk of the collection consists of publications, planning documents, fundraising materials, and publicity items. Records also include photographs, memorabilia, and materials about ongoing initiatives inspired by the parliament.

Dates: 1993-2000; Majority of material found within 1998-1999

Albert D. Tucci costume design collection

Identifier: DPUA0067
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the professional career of costume designer Albert D. Tucci, with most records pertaining to specific theatrical productions. Records include original sketches and renderings for production designs, fabric swatches, and notes on character costumes, as well as photographs and slides depicting actors in Tucci's costumes. The collection also contains biographical materials, press clippings, and a scrapbook created by Tucci to document his career.

Dates: 1971-2014; Majority of material found within 1971-2003

Alicia Finkel papers

Identifier: MSS0046
Scope and Contents

The Alicia Finkel papers contain correspondence, press clippings and publicity, miscellaneous notes, published articles by Alicia Finkel, sketches of costume and set designs, and slides.

Dates: 1968-2007

All of Mankind Coalition records

Identifier: MSS0149
Scope and Contents The collection includes history and background information on the coalition and All of Mankind mural, Chicago Public Art Group correspondence and All of Mankind Coalition materials with a focus on strategy material and contact lists. Also included is a Chicago Conservation Center assessment of the All of Mankind mural, maps, and history of the Strangers Home Missionary Baptist Church at 617 West Evergreen Avenue, interviews and articles profiling William Walker, and newspaper articles and...
Dates: 1906-2020; Majority of material found within 2005-2011

Allan Mellis papers

Identifier: MSS0108
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document Allan Mellis' diverse community involvements, ranging in date from the early 1970s to 2012. Mellis was committed to solving a variety of neighborhood and city-wide issues, and many of his interests and committee involvements overlap. Researchers should note the interconnected nature of the series in the Allan Mellis Papers. Related files were gathered together to form the series, which are based on the committee groups Mellis listed on his resume....
Dates: 1962-2012; Majority of material found within 1984-2006

Amina Wadud papers

Identifier: MSS0047
Scope and Contents

This collection serves as a record of the life and work of Amina Wadud and as a resource for researching Islam as a religion as well as the subject of feminism. It could be useful to students studying religion or to students studying feminism in religion. A bibliography of the books in this collection that are cataloged in DePaul’s Special Collections follows this finding aid’s container list.

Dates: 1972-2008

Andrew T. Kopan papers

Identifier: MSS0083
Scope and Contents The Andrew T. Kopan collection contains his personal papers, correspondence, and research files. Series One begins with biographical information about Andrew Kopan. This includes the Kopan family history as well as newspaper clippings about Kopan spanning the dates 1950-1998. Dr. Kopan’s documentation for promotion written in 1977 for his tenure application includes information on his teaching, publications, activities, recognition, and community involvement. Series Two contains papers that...
Dates: 1940-2006

Anne Burke papers

Identifier: MSS0049
Scope and Contents The Anne Burke papers document Justice Burke’s term as the Interim Chair of the National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young People (NRB). The collection includes files documenting the John Jay Study and its final report, “Nature and Scope of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests and Deacons in the United States 1950-2002,” notes from NRB meetings, biographical information about NRB board members, and subject files maintained by Justice Burke. Also included are copies...
Dates: 1985-2013; Majority of material found within 2002-2006

Anthony Rayson zine collection

Identifier: MSS0050
Scope and Contents

This collection contains zines and other materials mostly created and/or distributed by Anthony Rayson through his South Chicago ABC Zine Distro. Most zines, artwork, and other materials in the collection contain political, anarchist, and/or social justice-related commentary and imagery.

Dates: 1970-2023; Majority of material found within 1998-2023

Arlington-Deming Neighbors records

Identifier: MSS0107
Scope and Contents This collection documents the events that led to the founding of the Arlington-Deming Neighbors (ADN) in 2004 and the efforts that led to the Arlington-Deming District becoming a Chicago Landmark in 2007. The collection includes ADN meeting agendas, the Arlington House petition campaign materials, photographs of ‘Arlington House’ and 559 West Arlington place, correspondence amongst Arlington-Deming residents and educational outreach materials created to inform the community on the process...
Dates: 2004-2013

Ars Musica Chicago records

Identifier: MSS0074
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the non-profit organization Ars Musica Chicago. The records include governance documents, administrative reports, concert music and research notes, concert programs and recordings, applications for grants to fund the organization, and workshop materials. The collection also includes materials related to founding board member Enrique Alberto Arias’ research on Vicomte Fernand de Beaufranchet, the composer of the Vincent de Paul Oratorio.

Dates: 1871-2010; Majority of material found within 1986-2010

Barat College Archives

Identifier: DPUA0012
Dates: 1901-2001; Majority of material found within 1960-2001

Batya Goldman zine collection

Identifier: MSS0052
Scope and Contents

This collection represents Batya Goldman's personal collection of zines and is composed primarily of comic and poetry zines. It also includes zines on other subjects such as art, culture, erotica, literature, music, personal, zine related resources, social/political issues, and special interests.

Dates: 1985-1997

Bella Itkin papers

Identifier: DPUA0061
Scope and Contents

The Bella Itkin papers contain director's scripts, photographs, publicity, videotaped lectures, scrapbooks, awards, notes, class materials and syllabi, and memorial materials related to Dr. Bella Itkin.

Itkin's 1954 dissertation from Case Western University, "The Patterns of Verbal Imagery as Found in Ten Major Works of O'Neill," has been removed from the collection and cataloged within the Special Collections department. The call number is SpC.812.5 O58Yi1954.

Dates: circa 1920s-2011; Majority of material found within 1935-1999

Bill Granger papers

Identifier: MSS0053
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, contracts, early writings, manuscripts, proofs, and much of the journalism of Bill Granger as a Chicago reporter, newspaper columnist, and novelist. It also includes personal documents, photographs, and childhood items.

Dates: 1941-2012; Majority of material found within 1963-1998

Bill Hargate papers

Identifier: MSS0054
Scope and Contents

This collection includes biographical documents, awards, and articles, playbills, photographs, set sketches, costume design sketches, reviews, and clippings from various staged performances and television productions with which Bill Hargate was involved.

Dates: circa 1940-2003

Blair Davis Christian comic book collection

Identifier: MSS0139
Scope and Contents The Blair Davis Christian comic book collection was created with the support of a Vincentian Endowment Fund grant. The collection includes comic books published by Atlas, Barbour & Co., Cathetical Guild, Chariot, Chick, Cook, D.C., Field, Gilberton, Heroes All Co., IDW, Logos International, Marvel, Pflaum, PowerMark, Spire, Standard, TelePix, Tyndale, and W.W. Norton. The comic books range in date from 1942 to 2013 and retell popular Bible stories --such as the story of Eden from the...
Dates: 1942-2013; Majority of material found within 1970-1979

Bradley Adita zine collection

Identifier: MSS0113
Scope and Contents The zines in the Bradley Adita collection were given in multiple donations. The initial donation was given in 2015 and the arrangement of the zines reflects the donor’s organizational system of categories that were divided further into three geographical divisions: Illinois, Iowa, and Non-Illinois or Iowa. Zines and materials given after 2018 were not subdivided into geographic locations by Bradley Adita at the time of donation and the arrangement was imposed during processing. The zines...
Dates: 1987-2022; Majority of material found within 1992-2012

Brother Leo V. Ryan, C.S.V. papers

Identifier: DPUA0103
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials transferred to DePaul's Special Collections and Archives from the Clerics of St. Viator by Br. Ryan's assistant after his death. These materials primarily reflect Br. Ryan's involvement with DePaul after he retired from teaching. Much of the material is correspondence between Br. Ryan and DePaul staff or advisory board personnel involved with the Leo V. Ryan Center for Creativity and Innovation and the Brother Leo V. Ryan, C.S.V. Endowed Scholarship....
Dates: 1988-2016; Majority of material found within 2004-2014

Call To Action records

Identifier: MSS0076
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history and activities of Call To Action (CTA), an organization of Catholics established in 1978 in response to the 1976 U.S. Bishops Call To Action Conference in Detroit, Michigan. The records include publications created or collected by the organization and ready reference files documenting issues such as peace and justice, celibacy for priests, birth control, ordination for women, clergy sex abuse, and the nuclear disarmament movement. It also contains files...
Dates: 1947-2017; Majority of material found within 1980-2009

Charles Smith papers

Identifier: MSS0057
Scope and Contents

The Charles Smith papers contain drafts and typescripts of the playwright’s works.

Dates: 1986-2004

Chicago and Lincoln Park ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS0121
Scope and Contents The Chicago and Lincoln Park Ephemera collection documents the evolution of the city of Chicago and Lincoln Park nieghborhood, park, and zoo. It includes materials relating to businesses, churches, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, theaters, and transportation. They also pertain to the Chicago World's Fairs, the Eucharistic Congress, and business and organizational artifacts and ephemera. These materials exist in a variety of formats, including but not limited to: matchbooks, photographc...
Dates: 1850-2011

Chicago Great Lakes Underground Press collection

Identifier: MSS0059
Scope and Contents

Donated zines from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are added to the collection. No attempt is made to collect all issues of any one title; rather the collection reflects the ephemeral nature of the zines, broadly representing various types of publication in the geographic area of Illinois and of the rest of the Midwest. These parameters are reflected in the arrangement of the collection.

Dates: 1965-2022; Majority of material found within 1985-2000

Chicago Park District collection

Identifier: MSS0060
Scope and Contents

This collection was assembled by a neighborhood resident during her work on various advisory boards and citizen action groups in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood during the 1980s and 1990s. In the course of her work she received and retained Park District reports, correspondence, and files. This collection consists of her personal files from this period. Records include correspondence, newsletters, programs, maps, and many other materials from the 1930s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1930s-1994; Majority of material found within 1957-1994

Chicago Zine Fest collection

Identifier: MSS0143
Scope and Contents

The Chicago Zine Fest colleciton contains zines and other publications donated to DePaul Special Collections and Archives during CZF events. Contributions to the collection come from creators, publishers, and event attendeees. The materials represent several formats and connect to various subjects. Most of the collection was produced in Chicago and the Midwest.

Dates: 2008-2019

Chip Rowe zine collection

Identifier: MSS0045
Scope and Contents

The collection includes research materials Rowe created or gathered for The Book of Zines: Readings from the Fringe. The collection includes zines, correspondence, and questionnaires sent to zine creators asking them to document what inspired them to launch their zine, why publish, tips for aspiring zinesters, and to list their favorite zines.

Dates: 1990-1998; Majority of material found within 1996-1998

Civic Federation records

Identifier: MSS0048
Scope and Contents The Civic Federation collection contains a wide range of documents that span from 1894 to the early 2000s. These materials includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, press releases, financial spreadsheets, photographs, publications, and other documents needed to conduct research and communicate their findings. The materials cover the organization’s internal operations and administration as well as their research areas of education, environment, health, government and taxes, public...
Dates: 1888-2001; Majority of material found within 1940-1980

Claudia Allen papers

Identifier: MSS0051
Scope and Contents

The Claudia Allen papers contain manuscripts and drafts of Allen's works, including her essays and short stories.

Dates: 1987-2004

Collection on DePaul University Academic Program Review

Identifier: DPUA0068
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Academic Program Review records contain self-study plans, self-study reports, progress reports, and additional supporting documentation submitted by departments, colleges, schools, programs, centers, and institutes during review periods conducted by the Academic Program Review Committee (APRC). The records also include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, handbooks, and other administrative materials generated by the APRC.

Dates: 1993-2008

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