Vol 64, No 9 (2003)


Cover Page

The cover illustration is from the Lawrence ]. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana in the special collections department of the Uni­versity of Illinois --{;hicago's (UIC) Richard J. Daley Library. Will Bradley (1868---1962) designed the Blue Lady for the cover of the Stone and Kimball publication The Chap-Book, which was published in Chicago from 1894 to 1898. The Gutter Collection's approximately 9,000 items include 50 items printed in Chicago prior to 1851, 348 Chicago imprints from 1851 to 1871, literary hold­ings featuring collections of works by Chicago authors and novels set in Chicago, and a manu­script section that includes correspondence of prominent Chicagoans. UIC Special Collections has a nearly complete run of the publications of the firms of Stone and Kimball and Herbert S. Stone & Co., including all Chap-Book issues. For more infonnation, visit www.uic.edu.