Metcalf, Isaac Stevens, 1822-1898 : Isaac Stevens Metcalf Papers, 1827-1955
- Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and records of a private business partnership - the Du Quoin Coal Company. Families represented include DeWitt, Furber, Metcalf, Putnam, and Rich.
Extent: 10.8 linear feet - (20 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Business, Chicago, Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Metcalf
The Isaac Stevens Metcalf Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).