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Newberry Library

1909

The Newberry Library is one of the world’s best and most revered independent research libraries. The Newberry possesses an enormous non-circulating collection of “rare books, maps, music, manuscripts, and other printed material spanning six centuries,” according to its website. Among its special collections are many related to Chicago’s most important authors, including Nelson Algren, Sherwood Anderson, Fanny Butcher, Floyd Dell, Finley Peter Dunne, James Farrell, Henry Blake Fuller, Ben Hecht, Ernest Hemingway, Arthur Meeker and Eunice Tietjens.

The Newberry Library is one of the world’s best and most revered independent research libraries. The Newberry possesses an enormous non-circulating collection of “rare books, maps, music, manuscripts, and other printed material spanning six centuries,” according to its website. Among its special collections are many related to Chicago’s most important authors, including Nelson Algren, Sherwood Anderson, Fanny Butcher, Floyd Dell, Finley Peter Dunne, James Farrell, Henry Blake Fuller, Ben Hecht, Ernest Hemingway, Arthur Meeker and Eunice Tietjens.

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Newberry Library and Washington Square

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