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Paul Allen Holmes Manuscript Collection- Oak Park Public Library

Identifier: 2017-010
Overview Paul Allen Holmes was a noted journalist and author who wrote for the Chicago Tribune from 1941-1966. He moved to Oak Park in 1959. He is most known for The Sheppard Murder Case, a bestseller that contributed to changing national opinion on the case. The collection includes corrected manuscripts of The Sheppard Murder Case.

Philander Barclay Photograph Collection- Oak Park Public Library

Identifier: 2017-002
Overview The Philander Barclay Photograph collection consists of approximately sixty photographs and negatives that Philander Barclay created and collected during his lifetime. He founded the Borrowed Time Club for Oak Park’s septuagenarians, organized a multitude of societies for protecting children, and ran a bicycle repair shop. The money he generated from his bicycle shop helped to finance his photographic collecting hobby. Barclay donated his collection of photographs to the Oak Park Public Library...

Ray Ohlsen Collection-Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Identifier: 2017-005
Scope and Contents After hearing on the radio that his childhood friend Ernest Hemingway was in the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York, Ohlsen sent him a letter. The letter recalls a canoe trip they took to Starved Rock with Stuart "Toy" Ullman and includes a photograph.

Raymond F. Daboll Ephemera Collection- Oak Park Public Library

Identifier: 2017-008
Overview Raymond F. DaBoll was a Chicago-area calligrapher and designer. Some of his work included designs for Oak Park institutions. The collection contains programs and other ephemera that contain examples of his work.

Robert St. John Manuscript Collection- Oak Park Public Library

Identifier: 2017-016
Overview Author, broadcaster, and journalist Robert St. John was born in Chicago. His family later moved to Oak Park, where he attended Oak Park River Forest High School. The collection contains original manuscripts of some of his famous works, including Ben-Gurion: the biography of an extraordinary man and They Came from Everywhere.

Virginia Cassin Photograph Collection- Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Identifier: 2019-003
Scope and Contents Four boxes of photographs taken or owned by Virginia Cassin. The photos document people, places, and events relating to the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park. Bulk 1990s.

Waring Jones Collection-Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park

Identifier: 2017-004
Scope and Contents The Waring Jones Collection is the largest private collection of Hemingwayana donated to the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park outside of the Hemingway-Sanford family. Additional items from Jones such as books and printed materials (magazines and journals) have been integrated into those respective collections. Several items from Jones are also on display in the Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home. The bulk of the ephemera and correspondence is from the 1920s-1940s, presumably items he...

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