Matt Rutherford, curator of genealogy and local history at the Newberry Library
, returns to discuss the history of adoption records, policies and research in the United States.
While early printed editions are rare, institutions like the Newberry Library
(Chicago) have substantial holdings that yield many details that will supplement current biographies in elucidating the publishing history of Mahler's music, information that may at times challenge some of the assumptions made about his legacy in the mid to late twentieth century.
One example is the Newberry Library
in Chicago, where the collection grew out of the recognition that "the landscape of social action and political action is evolving and shifting and changing" (Inklebarger, 2017).
A century later, while poring over her grandfather Floyd's papers at Chicago's Newberry Library
, Jerri Dell discovered hundreds of handwritten letters and an unpublished memoir about his love affair with Millay.
Thirty years ago, the D'Arcy McNickle Center for the History of the American Indian at the Newberry Library
sponsored three conferences focusing on ways to help instructors incorporate Native Americans into their US history survey courses.
Each year, the Newberry Library
in Chicago offers a handful of undergrads the chance to not only work with their collection, but to work in it.
About eighty years later, in 2013, the author came across four frisket-sheet fragments apparently from the same manuscript, the same printing project, and the same binding: one in the Broxbourne Collection at the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University; one, accompanied by a proof sheet, at the Newberry Library
in Chicago; and two at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California.
Marco had a long and fruitful career that spanned half a century from the time he brought a handful of "preSpanish manuscripts" to James Alexander Robertson in the prewar National Library to the 1960s when he peddled off more "early Spanish period" materials to the National Library of the Philippines, the Chicago Philippine Studies Program, and even the Newberry Library
in Chicago that declared, upon receipt, that the manuscript it acquired on the recommendation of the Chicago Philippine Studies Program was fake.
Dilys, who recently visited her sister Mary in Talwrn on Anglesey, plans to write a book about early Welsh settlers, has donated early minutes to her local Newberry library
so researchers can use them.
After retiring in 1986, she worked on cataloging the Chicago Symphony Orchestra archives and The Theodore Thomas Collection at the Newberry Library
, which also holds her papers on Root and Cady.
McCorison's consultancies included the National Endowment for the Humanities, Folger Shakespeare Library, Independent Research Libraries Association, Library of Congress, and the Newberry Library
The practice originated, as Newberry Library
Reference Librarian and extra-illustration scholar Jill Gage explains, with the publication of the Reverend James Granger's A Biographical History of England, From Egbert the Great to the Revolution .