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Tree, Lambert, 1832-1910 : Lambert Tree Papers, 1821-1933

Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Extent: 5 linear feet - (8 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Politics
Call Number: Midwest MS Tree
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The Lambert Tree Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Article: Newberry Library Bulletin, No. 8 (December 1947), p. 3-8.