Himrod, Charles, 1841-1920 : Charles Himrod Papers, 1803-1957
- Letters, account books, papers, and ephemera pertaining to the family of Charles Himrod, an iron merchant from Waterford, Pennsylvania. The majority of letters are addressed to Himrod's wife, Alice Judson Himrod, from family and friends. Many were written by Charles to Alice during the 1870s when Alice spent the Spring and Summer months with her family in PA, while Charles worked at a furnance company in OH. Also included are letters to Charles from various business associates. In addition to correspondence, the papers include deeds, receipts, abstracts, and invoices relating to the Judson and Himrod families; several account books kept by Alice's father, William Judson and Charles' father, David Himrod; business and calling cards; verse and prose by Alice Judson and others; and one architectural drawing of Lucuro Spring Grant New Mexico.
Extent: 2 linear feet - (1 record carton, 1 oversized folder)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Himrod
The Charles Himrod Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).