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Shakhashiri, Bassam Title: Bassam Shakhashiri papers
Quantity: 13 Linear Feet 12 record storage boxes, 1 oversize flat folder
Call Number: uac77
Abstract: The collection spans Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri's career at UW-Madison, from his hiring in 1970 until his retirement in 2021. The majority of the material is from the years during which the book series, "Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry" was published (Volume 1, 1983; Volume 2, 1985; Volume 3, 1989; Volume 4, 1992; Volume 5, 2011). The majority of the materials in this collection involve the inspiration, development, and evolution of the demonstrations included in Professor Bassam Z. Shakhashiri's 5-volume book series, "Chemical Demonstrations: A Handbook for Teachers of Chemistry" published by the University of Wisconsin Press from 1983 to 2011. With files devoted to each demonstration, the collection includes the references, early drafts, and collaborator notes that lead to the published final product. Additional materials in the collection not related to the book series include original photographs, posters, and flyers spanning Professor Shakhashiri's 50+ year career at UW-Madison, as well as print copies of many of the papers and articles he authored, or that were written about him.
Shannon, David A., 1920-1991 Title: David A. Shannon Papers, 1955-1958
Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (8 archives boxes)
Call Number: Mss 992
Abstract: Papers of David A. Shannon, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin and author best known for his histories of socialism and the Communist Party of the United States. The papers include research Shannon conducted for his manuscript “The American Communists since 1945,” which was later to be named The Decline of American Communism (1959). This book was part of a series studying Communist influence in American life and supported by the Fund for the Republic, a non-profit organization founded in 1952 advocating free speech. Included are drafts of Shannon's manuscript, research notes, and clippings and pamphlets from smaller presses, including Communist Party publications. These include pamphlets written by Earl Browder (circa 1945-1946); pamphlets and handouts written by Irwin Edelman documenting the Rosenberg and Sobell case (circa 1952-1955); notes, schedules, and speeches from the Communist Party U.S.A Convention (1957 February); and four pamphlets written by Communist Party U.S.A. general secretary Eugene Dennis (circa 1946-1949). There is a small body of correspondence, chiefly with colleagues and publishers, including C.P. Baldwin, Curtis D. MacDougall, Henry A. Wallace, and the Fund for the Republic.
Shannon, Harold T. I., ?-1965 Title: Harold T.I. Shannon Papers, 1924-1940
Quantity: 0.4 c.f (1 archives box, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize folder), 1 reel of microfilm (35mm), and 6 photographs
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 148; PH Green Bay Mss 148; Green Bay Micro 58; Micro 2065
Abstract: Papers of a Green Bay journalist and publicist primarily documenting his work as manager of the Wisconsin Tercentennial, a 1934 event that commemorated the arrival of Jean Nicolet in Wisconsin. Also included is scattered documentation about Shannon's involvement with Progressive politicians during the 1920s. The Tercentennial files include correspondence, telegrams, reports, planning documents and budgets, a final financial statement, and memorabilia concerning arrangements for the visit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 9, 1934, an appearance by Madame Schumann-Heinke, and other events. The memorabilia includes an original copy of the Milwaukee Journal rotogravure section of August 26, 1934. Additional files concern arrangements for a recreated Indian village and the historical pageant Under Three Flags, written by Susan B. Davis and State Historical Society historian Louise Phelps Kellogg. Prominent correspondents include Phyllis Crandall Connor, Joseph N. Conway, John V. Diener, F. Ryan Duffy, James Hughes, H. L. Mumm of the Land O' Lakes Indian Village in Rhinelander, Ella Neville, Chief Yellow Thunder, and Fred R. Zimmerman. Except for the memorabilia, the Terentennial files are available only on microfilm. Fragmentary general papers include personal memorabilia, political correspondence from John J. Blaine, Frank W. Kuehl, George J. Schneider and various Progressive political leaders, and a musical composition.
Shaplen, Robert, 1917-1988 Title: Robert M. Shaplen Papers, 1932-1988 (bulk 1941-1988)
Quantity: 38.0 cubic feet (22 records center cartons, 30 archives boxes, 1 card box, and 3 flat boxes), 1 disc recording, and 301 photographs in 1 archives box
Call Number: Mss 675; PH 6677; Disc 194A
Abstract: Papers, 1932-1988 (mainly 1941-1988), of Robert M. Shaplen, a foreign correspondent and writer for The New Yorker best known for his analytical reporting on the Vietnam War. The papers consist of general and family correspondence, drafts and printed articles, typed research notes, and reference material. Much of the foreign reporting concerns Vietnam, but there are also files about Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. These files include interviews, speeches, unclassified U.S. government documents, official English-language press releases issued by foreign governments, news stories, and academic papers. The papers also document Shaplen's involvement with American Friends of Vietnam, a Ford Foundation program for Southeast Asian writers, reporting for Newsweek during World War II, and draft and printed copies of freelance fiction and nonfiction.
Sharath Raja
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Title: Desi Wisconsin South Asian Immigration Oral History Project, 2020-2021
Quantity: 41 digital files (2.06 GB)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 368
Abstract: The Desi Wisconsin South Asian Immigration Oral History Project is comprised of ten audio interviews with immigrants from Southeast Asia to the Wisconsin area. Sharath Raja conducted the interviews in 2020 and 2021 on Zoom, a web meeting program, and recorded them to MP4 files before sending them to the UWM Archives. Digital scans of photographs from five of the ten interviewees were also obtained and sent to the UWM Archives to be included in this collection.
Sharp, William, 1855-1905 Title: William Sharp Papers, circa 1886-1904
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 231
Abstract: The collection contains sixteen pieces of William Sharp's outgoing letters, including two which he wrote using his pseudonym, "Fiona Macleod." Five letters are written to the art and literary critic, Kineton Parkes, and the remainder are written to other literary figures and publishers. The collection contains originals and modern transcriptions. Also included is a manuscript poem.
Shaw, David, 1916- Title: David Shaw Papers, 1965-1969
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 187AN
Abstract: Papers of David Shaw, writer-executive producer of the television series Shane (ABC), consisting almost entirely of variant scripts, shooting schedules, reports, and other production material for this program, plus variant scripts for the motion picture If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium.
Shaw, John MacKay Title: John MacKay Shaw Papers, 1930-1959
Quantity: 1.3 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 67AF
Abstract: Papers of an AT&T public relations and marketing executive, consisting of correspondence, internal memoranda from Shaw to people in the Bell System, speeches, articles, and miscellaneous papers and reports. Subjects discussed include public attitudes and corporate image, rate-making and governmental regulations, and marketing and market research.
Shawano County (Wis.). Clerk Title: Shawano County (Wis.). Clerk: Maps of Towns and Villages, 1904-1953
Quantity: 12 sheets
Call Number: Shawano Series 35
Abstract: Maps from the villages of Eland and Lyndhurst and the towns of Washington and Wescott.
Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare Title: Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare: Aid to Dependent Children Case Files, 1921-1952
Quantity: 15 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Shawano Series 58
Abstract: Case files of mothers or guardians receiving financial aid from the Shawano County Department of Public Welfare for their minor children. The run of files is incomplete: many cases are missing. Case files typically include reports of case worker home visits, family budgets, a monthly report by the mother reporting income and expenditures, background information on family, and correspondence concerning case work. Some case files may also include relevant court proceedings, newspaper clippings, and receipts.
Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare Title: Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare: Old Age Assistance Case Files, 1935-1949
Quantity: 13 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Shawano Series 57
Abstract: Case files #0-58-1 through 0-58-1894 (with many gaps) of individuals receiving old age assistance. Typically included are records of case worker home visits, budgets, certificates authorizing relief, tabulations of relief given, census verification of applicants' age, background information, and correspondence concerning case work. Some files may also include relevant court proceedings, newspaper clippings, and receipts.
Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare Title: Shawano County (Wis.). Department of Public Welfare: General and Direct Relief Case Files, 1933-1970
Quantity: 22 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Shawano Series 56
Abstract: Case files of individuals and families receiving general and direct relief from the Shawano County Department of Public Welfare. Content of the case files varies and may include applications for Drought Relief, Work Relief, Direct Relief, Non-resident, and Indian Relief or any combination of relief services. Case files typically include records of case worker home visits, family budgets, applications for Work Projects Administration (WPA) and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) employment, background information on applicants, and correspondence concerning case work. Some case files may also include relevant court proceedings, newspaper clippings, and personal correspondence.
Shawano County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Shawano County (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls, 1852-1888
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes containing 45 volumes)
Call Number: Shawano Series 18
Abstract: Annual tax rolls showing name of town, name of owner, legal description of property, number of acres, value of real and personal property, amount of taxes (state, county, local, school, and road tax), total taxes, name of individual who paid taxes, and date taxes paid.
Shawano (Wis.). Clerk Title: Shawano (Wis.). Clerk: Property Appraisal Forms, 1955-1961
Quantity: 1.6 c.f. (4 archives boxes)
Call Number: Shawano Series 24
Abstract: Appraisal forms for residential, mercantile, and manufacturing property in the city of Shawano. In each folder is included penciled diagrams for most blocks and lots, showing block boundaries, lot dimensions, and names of property owners, as well as 107 numbered reassessment blueprints of residential, mercantile, and manufacturing properties, 1956. Some folders and/or appraisal forms are missing. Box 4 contains appraisal forms based on Assessor's Plats of areas recently incorporated into the city of Shawano, forms for Mercantile Property on Leased Land, and Reassessment blueprints. Residential property forms show name and address of property owner, location of property, land value factors, a building description, a computation of structural value, three annual assessment summaries, and a final statement of assessment value. Mercantile property forms show name and address of owner or tenant of property, location of the property, land value factors, building value factors, a description of special equipment, a computation of structural value, three annual assessment summaries, and a final statement of assessment value. Manufacturing property forms show name and location of business, the use of each building on the property, structural data, machinery and equipment present, a computation of building value and a total adjusted sound value, three annual assessment summaries, and a final statement of assessment value.
Shearer, Conrad, 1874-1948 Title: Conrad Shearer Papers, 1911-1949
Quantity: 11.0 c.f. (23 archives boxes and 5 flat boxes) and 28 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Parkside Mss 33; Parkside Micro 4; Micro 617
Abstract: Papers of Conrad Shearer, Wisconsin Republican state legislator and secretary of Kenosha Industries (later known as the Kenosha Manufacturing Association). Included is correspondence with constituents, other legislators, and many Wisconsin political and business leaders; scrapbooks of clippings; speeches; and miscellany. Among Shearer's correspondents are John W. Byrnes, William T. Evjue, Julius P. Heil, Warren P. Knowles, Walter J. Kohler, Philip F. La Follette, Robert M. La Follette, Jr., George S. Parker, A. O. Paunack, George S. Whyte, Jessel S. Whyte, and Fred R. Zimmerman. Except for one disordered box of correspondence, 1934-1939, that was added in 2001, this collection is also available on microfilm.
Sheboygan County (Wis.). Register of Deeds Title: Sheboygan County (Wis.). Register of Deeds: Grantor/Grantee Indexes, 1839-1888
Quantity: 7 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Sheboygan Series 25
Abstract: Index to Sheboygan County deeds (Sheboygan Series 26) containing names of grantors (sellers) and grantees (purchasers) noted in real estate deeds. Shows date and time the deed was recorded, names of grantor and grantee, type of instrument, description of the property, and volume and page number of the deed record where the instrument is recorded.
Sheboygan County (Wis.). Register of Deeds Title: Sheboygan County (Wis.). Register of Deeds: Deeds, 1838-1919
Quantity: 37 reels of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Sheboygan Series 26
Abstract: Documents showing conveyance of real estate, primarily deeds, 1838-1887. Entries show names of persons involved in land transfer, legal description of land, and amount paid. Includes Volumes A-W and 1-56. There is no “Volume J” and Volume 27 is tax deeds only.
Sheboygan County (Wis.). Treasurer Title: Sheboygan County (Wis.). Treasurer: Tax Rolls and Assessment Rolls, 1910-2000
Quantity: circa 88.0 c.f. (circa 583 volumes) and 359 sheets of microfiche
Call Number: Sheboygan Series 15
Abstract: Tax and assessment rolls for real and personal property. For real property, the rolls show name of owner, land description, assessed valuation, taxes and charges assessed, and amount paid. For personal property, the rolls provide name of owner, type and value of property, amount of taxes and charges assessed, and amount and date paid. Records are present for every fifth year only.
Sheboygan (Wis. : City). City Attorney Title: City Attorney, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Public Assistance Case Files, circa 1930-1990
Quantity: 27.8 cubic feet (27 records center cartons and 2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Sheboygan Series 29
Abstract: Individual case files documenting the monetary assistance given from city funds to persons in need. Files include applications for relief, field worker’s report sheets which contain narrative accounts of case background, face sheets containing factual information about the applicant, financial disbursements sheets, correspondence, and related documents.
Sheean, Vincent, 1899- Title: Vincent Sheean Papers, 1933-1980
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (2 record center cartons and 1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 950
Abstract: Papers of an American journalist whose works included newspaper articles, magazine stories, and volumes of both fiction and non-fiction, and who traveled extensively throughout the world from the 1920s until his death in 1975. In the course of his travels Sheean met or became acquainted with a number of important 20th-century figures, including Dorothy Thompson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Mahatma Gandhi, King Faisal ibn al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, and Adlai Stevenson, the last of whom was one of Sheean's closest friends in American political circles. Sheean's papers deal mostly with the period of his life from the immediate post-World War II years to his death and include personal correspondence with his wife Diana, 1943-1971; correspondence with his publishers; a separate file of correspondence of Diana Sheean, much of which was with playwright Thornton Wilder; eight personal journals kept by Sheean, 1944-1958; manuscripts of a number of Sheean's works, both published and unpublished; subject files documenting Sheean's interests, such as opera, and contacts, which include Indira Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Adlai Stevenson; assorted financial records from 1933-1976; and an assortment of Sheean's passports and notebooks.
Sheldon, Sidney Title: Sidney Sheldon Papers, 1963-1968
Quantity: 12.2 c.f. (31 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 72AN
Abstract: Papers of a television writer, producer, playwright, and author. The collection concerns both produced and unproduced television shows and includes pilots, final drafts, scripts, holographs, story synopses, call sheets, cast and crew lists, censor reports, correspondence, and shooting schedules. Television series represented in the collection are The Patty Duke Show, I Dream of Jeannie, and Nancy. For the unproduced television shows there are scripts, holographs, notes, and casting materials for “The Connie Stevens Show” and “The Flip Wilson Show” (not the popular version first televised in September 1970). The collection also contains drafts, holographs, and notes for a published novel, The Naked Face; an unproduced play, “King of New York;” and a produced play, Roman Candle.
Shepherd, David, 1734-1795 Title: Draper Manuscripts: David Shepherd Papers, 1755-1802
Quantity: 0.8 cubic feet (5 volumes)
Call Number: Draper Mss SS
Abstract: Papers of David Shepherd (1734-1795), a distinguished militia officer, businessman, sheriff, and legislator from the Wheeling, West Virginia region. Although military correspondence and records constitute the bulk of the collection, some letters and papers concerning Shepherd's business affairs and family are intermingled. Major topics of discussion include Dunmore's expedition, the Revolutionary War, military matters in the Wheeling area, western defense, and Indian troubles; and military plans and events such as the assault on Detroit and St. Clair's expedition.
Shepherd, George F., 1835-1865 Title: George F. Shepherd Papers, 1857-1901
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm)
Call Number: Micro 456; Eau Claire Micro 6; Stevens Point Micro 5
Abstract: Papers, 1857-1901, of George F. Shepherd, an Eau Claire County, Wisconsin immigrant farmer from Guernsey, England, who served in Co. F of the 25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Included are Civil War letters to his wife Martha concerning camp life, his stays in hospitals, and his concerns for his family, farm, and finances; letters from Martha's family in Guernsey, 1858-1866; legal and biographical data, including Martha's obituary; and photographs.
Sherman Park Community Association 1992 Oral History Project Title: Sherman Park Community Association 1992 Oral History Project Records, 1991-1996
Quantity: 1 cubic ft. (2 boxes) 80 digital files (24.6 GB)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 111
Abstract: Transcripts and audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted as a class oral history project at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Sherman Park Community Association formed in 1967 to address concerns about conditions in the neighborhood. The interviews, conducted as part of the Association's 25th anniversary, deal with member's recollections of neighborhood activities and projects, race relations, redlining and real estate companies, home ownership, politics, and school desegregation.
Sherman Park Community Association (Milwaukee, Wis.). Office of the Executive Director Title: Sherman Park Community Association Records, 1971-2002
Quantity: 11.8 cubic ft. (14 boxes) 19 safety film negatives
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 72
Abstract: Records of Milwaukee's oldest and largest neighborhood group which document its involvement in economic and business development, residential improvement and diversification, bringing the arts to Sherman Park, and the effort to prevent the Park West Freeway from being built. The collection contains extensive information about the SPCA's attempts to end practices such as "red lining" (refusal to insure homes in certain neighborhoods) and blockbusting (scaring home owners into selling their homes) which were designed to prevent people of different color, beliefs, or sexual orientation from moving into an area. The records include numerous photographs of the Goblin Parade, a Halloween event for children; protest marches; Kwanzaa celebrations and many more activities. The collection also contains information about City West Arts (a committee of the SPCA dedicated to bringing the arts to the neighborhood), the Sherman Park News, and considerable information about surveys of Sherman Park, including actual surveys, data collection reports, documentation concerning the surveys, and final results.
Sherman Park Rainbow Association Title: Sherman Park Rainbow Association Records, 1993-2002
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 214
Abstract: The Sherman Park Rainbow Association (SPRA) was the first LGBT neighborhood organization in Wisconsin. Information about the formation of the SPRA in 1993 is found in the articles of incorporation, a grant application to the Cream City Foundation, and early newsletters. The newsletters and meeting minutes provide the most comprehensive information about SPRA, although the minutes span only a three-year period. The collection includes scant documentation of SPRA's work with the Sherman Park Community Association and local LGBT organizations. A press release, ca. 2002, describes the end of the organization.
Sherman, Alida White, 1929-1986;
Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.), 1900-1971
Title: Alida White Sherman and H.J. Biberman Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk 1964-1971)
Quantity: 1.0 cubic foot (3 archives boxes), 2 tape recordings, and 1 film
Call Number: Mss 822; Audio 1259A; AC 620
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1964-1971, of Alida White Sherman, a psychologist who collaborated with the blacklisted Hollywood writer/director Herbert Biberman in his writings from 1964 until his death in 1971. The collection contains: scripts for the motion picture Slaves (1969) and other projects; professional and romantic correspondence exchanged between the married Biberman and Sherman; a brief memoir by Biberman including comments on his Hollywood Ten imprisonment; recorded readings by Biberman and Sherman; a home movie of the two of them; and poetry by Biberman (mainly 1961-1971).
Sherman, Ray Title: Ray Sherman Papers and Photographs,
Quantity: 1.8 linear ft. (2 archives boxes and 2 oversized flat boxes) of papers, 0.1 linear ft. (2 folders and 44 negative flaps) of still images, 0.1 linear ft. (3 sound discs) of sound recordings.
Call Number: WVM Mss 2045
Abstract: Papers and photographs pertaining to the service and imprisonment of Ray Sherman, of Belleville, Wisconsin, who served as a private first class in Company K, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, during World War II. Sherman was captured at the Battle of Anzio (Italy) on February 16, 1944, and remained a prisoner until April 1945, when he was liberated by the United States Army. The collection has been arranged into World War II material and post-war material. Papers consist of correspondence between Sherman and various family and friends throughout his imprisonment, a journal that Sherman kept while a prisoner, news clippings pertaining to his capture and the capture of other local Belleville men, three bibles that Sherman had while he was in the army, and a memoir that Sherman wrote regarding his experience as a POW. Of particular interest is the journal that Sherman kept as a prisoner, as it is written on scraps of toilet paper and canvas and describes daily conditions and life in a POW camp. WWII photographs contain images of Sherman in military attire and some from his time as a POW. Post-war material pertains to Sherman's time in the Army Reserve, and items documenting his interaction with other POWs and veterans. Additional photographs pertain to a trip that Sherman took to Germany after WWII to visit the Krause's, a family he became close with while a POW.
Sherman, Simon Augustus, 1824-1906 Title: Simon Augustus Sherman Papers, 1848-1906
Quantity: 0.6 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Wis Mss CF; Micro 71
Abstract: Reminiscences, diaries, and notes kept by Simon Augustus Sherman, a Portage County, Wisconsin, pioneer settler and lumberman. Included are typewritten copies of notebooks in which he recorded interviews with other pioneers, his own recollections of persons and events in the region, and meetings of pioneer societies; and excerpts copied from Portage County archives. Filed with these transcripts are a few pages of excerpts from Sherman's diaries for the years 1848-1872. The reminiscences written in 1866 describe Sherman's boyhood in Massachusetts, his experiences as a factory mechanic, and his journey to Plover, Wisconsin, where he engaged in lumber rafting on the Wisconsin River and operated a planing mill. He also includes some genealogical data and a discussion of spiritualism with descriptions of seances in which he participated in 1851.
Sherrod, Charles M. Title: Charles M. Sherrod Papers, 1964-1967
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Micro 51
Abstract: Papers of a black minister involved in the civil rights movement in Georgia including correspondence, project plans, articles, research materials, and minutes of the Baker County Movement.
Sherry, Edward Paddock, 1871-1941 Title: Edward Paddock Sherry: Sherry Family Business Papers, 1853-1961
Quantity: 76.5 c.f. (191 archives boxes and 1 volume)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss EK
Abstract: Papers documenting the business ventures of three generations of the Sherry family, containing information on more than twenty business concerns in paper manufacturing, lumbering, electric power, and real estate in the Park Falls, Milwaukee, and Neenah, Wisconsin areas. Most thoroughly covered are the affairs of the Wisconsin Realty Company of Milwaukee, the Winnebago Realty Company of Neenah and Milwaukee, and the Flambeau Paper Company of Park Falls. All the firms apparently were centrally administered by the Sherry family. Most of the collection dates from 1898 to 1941 when Edward P. Sherry directed the family's interests; the largest group of records documents Edward's running of the Wisconsin Realty Company, and its involvement in the building of the Flambeau Reservoir (now called the Turtle-Flambeau Flowage), and the development of dams and electric power along the Wolf River in Langlade County. Records prior to 1898 consist largely of land deeds, grants, and patents, with fragmentary correspondence and financial records. For the post-1940 period various types of records exist, but all are fragmentary.
Sherry, Laura Case, 1879-1947 Title: Laura Case Sherry Papers, 1853-1947
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (3 archives boxes, 8 separate volumes)
Call Number: Wis Mss UQ
Abstract: Papers of Laura Case Sherry, an actress who was organizer, director, and chief financial backer of the Wisconsin Players of Milwaukee, an amateur theatrical group. Correspondence includes many letters written in France while Mrs. Sherry was entertainment director for the YMCA for soldiers serving overseas during World War I. There are also 14 scrapbooks containing clippings, playbills, publicity, and financial records for the Wisconsin Players, 1899-1940, and the Wisconsin Dramatic Society, 1911-1940, which Mrs. Sherry founded with Zona Gale and Thomas L. Dickinson. Several journals relate to her international travels.
Sherwood, William H. Title: William H. Sherwood Letters to Emma Smith Law During Civil War Service
Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Call Number: MISC MSS 135
Abstract: Photocopied portions of letters sent by William H. Sherwood (Company B, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry) to Emma Smith Law of La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1861-1862.
Shick, Tom W. Title: Tom W. Shick Collected Papers, 1966-1976
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 609
Abstract: Photocopied papers concerning civil rights and black history collected during the 1960s and 1970s by Shick, a professor in the Afro-American Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Included are files on the alleged conspiracy to assassinate Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young in Jamaica, New York in 1967; the 1972 Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana; the Institute of the Black World; Nairobi College, an alternative school in California; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee position papers, primarily letters and statements by James Forman on the relationship between the black American movement and Africa, 1966-1967; near-print material on the Soledad Brothers and the Venceremos Brigade; and the campaign of Warren Widener for mayor of Berkeley, California.
Shick, Tom W Title: Tom Shick papers
Quantity: 27 Linear Feet 25 record cartons, 1 document box, and 3 media boxes. Collection includes mostly paper records, but also includes magnetic tape, cassette tapes, and other audiovisual formats.
Call Number: Accession 2004/080
Abstract: Tom W. Shick was a professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received both his Masters and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, focusing his research on Civil Rights in the United States and on Liberia, its social and economic history and colonization. He is the author of Behold the Promised Land: A History of Afro-American Settler Society in Nineteenth Century Liberia; Emigrants to Liberia, 1820 to 1843: An Alphabetical Listing; and South Carolina Phosphate Boom and the Stillbirth of the New South, 1867-1920. This collection includes various materials such as notes, lectures, manuscripts, course materials, sound recordings, University materials, and personal correspondence which date from 1960-1999.
Shinkman, Paul A. Title: Paul A. Shinkman Papers, 1924-1969
Quantity: 2.0 c.f. (5 archives boxes)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 188AF
Abstract: Papers of a journalist and Washington, D.C, radio broadcaster stationed in Europe during World War II; including diaries, interviews, broadcast scripts, and reports from his station with the Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service from 1943-1944. The radio broadcast typescripts contain analyses of significant world leaders such as Charles de Gaulle, King Hussein of Jordan, Richard M. Nixon, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy, as well as coverage of world events. The diaries discuss Adolf Hitler, Joseph P. McCarthy, and world developments also. The papers include interviews with Lady Astor, Henri Bonnet, United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, Dingle Foot while British Parliamentary Secretary of Economic Warfare, and Premier Jose Giral of the Spanish Republican Government.
Shirah, Samuel C., Jr. Title: Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., Papers, 1961-1964
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Mss 540
Abstract: Papers of a civil rights worker and political activist who served as an organizer and representative for a number of groups in the south, among them, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Southern Conference Educational Fund, Southern Student Organizing Committee, and National Council of Churches. Shirah's papers include original and printed correspondence with other activists; proposals, prospectuses, and reports written by Shirah and others regarding civil rights projects; Shirah's field reports from 1963 and 1964; and miscellaneous printed and typed civil rights material. There is also a small file of papers from the Students for a Democratic Society, reflecting Shirah's interest in SDS activities.
Shivers, Flora, 1882-1980, collector Title: Shivers and Revels Family Photographs, 1887-1937 (bulk 1909-1937)
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box) and 0.6 cubic feet of negatives (2 negative boxes)
Call Number: PH 6011
Abstract: Copies of photographs collected and originally bound in a photograph album by Flora Shivers of Hillsboro, Wisconsin, dating 1887-1937 (bulk 1909-1937). Photographs primarily document the major families in Hillsboro, including the Shivers, Revels, Roberts, Waldons, and other families. Other images document unidentified and partially identified groups and individuals, as well as local businesses, schools, barns, and several images of George R. Smith College, Sedalia, Missouri, the alma mater of Alga Shivers.
Sholes, Charles C. (Charles Clark), 1816-1867 Title: Charles C. Sholes Papers, 1843-1867
Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss BS
Abstract: Papers of Sholes, a pioneer Wisconsin newspaperman, politician, and businessman. Most of the collection consists of his letters to his wife Sarah. Some of the letters dating 1853-1855 discuss meetings with Horace Greeley and Phineas T. Barnum, impressions of William Lloyd Garrison as a speaker, and descriptions of New York museums, a spiritualist seance, and a reception given by Charles Durkee to celebrate his election to the U.S. Senate. A letter dated February 9, 1854, describes a performance of Uncle Tom's Cabin at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. There are some references to Sholes' work in New York overseeing the printing and sale of railroad bonds, to his purchase of telegraph lines in Wisconsin, to his activities as speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly, and to his brother Christopher, later famed as inventor of the typewriter.
Shoquist, Joseph William, 1925- Title: Joseph William Shoquist Papers, 1952-1985
Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (20 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 145
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1964-1985, of the managing editor of the Milwaukee Journal, also including papers of his predecessor, Arville Schaleben. Included are correspondence and inter-office memoranda concerning the day-to-day operations of the News Department and the development of policy, as well as files on Shoquist's active participation in professional organizations such as the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the Associated Press Managing Editors Association, and the Wisconsin Associated Press Association. Many issues relating to the operation of the press such as First Amendment rights, journalists' shield laws, ethics, and libel are represented. Other aspects of Journal operations which are covered include the library and the Madison and Washington, D.C., bureaus. Prominent correspondents include Harry Hill, Wallace Lemoe, Richard Leonard, Louis Lochner, Russell Lynch, Carl Riblet, Jr., Joseph Zigman, and Foley & Lardner, the law firm which represented the Journal.
Shorewood Players Theater (Wis.) Title: Shorewood Players Theater Records, 1930-1969
Quantity: 1.1 c.f. (3 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder) and 348 photographs (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss 217; PH Milwaukee Mss 217
Abstract: Records of Shorewood Players Theater, a community theater group in Shorewood, Wisconsin, directed by Curt Haensel (1939-1971) which performed annually from autumn through spring. In addition to putting on approximately five performances every season, the Shorewood Players also held an acting clinic for aspiring young performers. Included in the records are playbills, reviews (mainly from the Milwaukee Journal and Sentinel), photographs, writings pertaining to a particular play's background, correspondence, and one scrapbook.
Shorey, Edwin Ray, 1884-1964 Title: Edwin R. Shorey Papers, 1925-1964
Quantity: 0.8 cubic feet (2 archives boxes), 7 films, and approximately 140 photographs
Call Number: Mss 801; PH 2886; PH 3965 (3); AE 415-AE 421
Abstract: Papers of Edwin R. Shorey, a chairman of the Department of Mining and Metallurgy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, largely concerning his work as a consultant to various Wisconsin mining companies. For companies such as the Badger Zinc Company of Dodgeville and the Coughlin Mining Company of Shullsburg there is correspondence, financial records, and blueprints. In addition, other correspondence concerns academic matters, the careers of former students, and state and national legislation about mining. Also included are films containing footage of mines and mining, and home movies.
Shubert, John, 1908-1962 Title: John Shubert Interviews, 1959-1960
Quantity: 25 tape recordings
Call Number: Tape 501A
Abstract: Recorded interviews conducted with John Shubert, Jr. by dramatist Howard Teichmann, concerning the history of the Shubert theater organization and its founders. Included is information on the Shubert family's immigration to the United States and family life in Syracuse, New York, in the 1880s; entry into theater related activity by Lee, Sam, and J. J. Shubert; business practices, associates, and competitors; the effect of World War I on productions; WPA project theater groups; Shubert's childhood, education, and army service; family relationships; Shubert's personal opinions of performers, producers, and others; theatrical successes and failures; law suits, strikes, and other problems; changes in theater production costs and standards; the value of the 25 theaters owned by the Shubert organization and its other real estate holdings; and speculation on the future of the organization.
Shubert, Sorensen & Associates Architects (La Crosse, Wis.). Title: Architectural Drawing for Proposed Christ Church Memorial Home for the Aged, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Quantity: 0.02 cubic foot (1 drawing)
Call Number: MISC MSS 256
Abstract: Proposed plans drawn by Shubert, Sorensen & Associates Architects of La Crosse, Wisconsin for a structure to be built around the Colwell-Dorset home located at 330 6th Street South. The proposed structure would become Christ Church Memorial Home for the Aged. This structure was never built, and the home was razed in 1966. Plans are dated November 3, 1959.
Shue, Larry Title: Larry Shue Papers, 1968-1985
Quantity: 5.2 cubic ft. (10 boxes) 1 audio cassette 57 safety film negatives
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 63
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of a noted Milwaukee, Wisconsin playwright and actor. The collection includes drafts, scripts, news clippings, and publicity materials for Shue's plays, poems, and writings, including The Foreigner, Grandma Duck is Dead, The Nerd, and Wenceslas Square. Includes an extensive number of Shue's letters to and from colleagues and friends concerning personal matters and their careers, heavily annotated scripts of productions in which Shue acted, and Shue's score for My Emperor's Clothes. Of particular interest are Shue's diaries, dating from 1958 to 1985. Paintings and drawings, done by Shue or by his friends and family for him, are included. Also included is the Chicago Report, a family newsletter written by Shue's father, providing details on the family's activities, careers, and travels especially to the Far East. The collection contains a recording of the memorial service at the Todd Wehr Theater following Shue's September 1985 death in a plane crash. A book of tribute put together by Shue's family, as well as letters to the family after Shue's death, are included in the collection.
Shumlin, Herman, 1898- Title: Herman Shumlin Papers, 1930-1968
Quantity: 8.6 c.f. (21 archives boxes, 1 flat box, oversize items) and 4 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: U.S. Mss 19AN; Micro 1043
Abstract: Papers of a leading producer and director of Broadway dramas consisting of correspondence, production and publicity materials, financial and legal records, clippings, a few scripts and directors' prompt books, and miscellaneous production materials. Coverage is most complete for The Deputy (1964) and Inherit the Wind (1955), while The Corn is Green (1943), Grand Hotel, (1930), The Male Animal (1940), and plays done in association with Lillian Hellman are documented primarily by microfilmed pressbooks. The correspondence documents Shumlin's involvement in organizations such as the Council of the Living Theatre and the League of New York Theatres; his motion picture work for Warner Brothers during World War II; his financial support of numerous theatrical and social action organizations; and his relationship with British and American actors, playwrights, and authors, producers and directors, critics, composers, and others.

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