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Newcomb, John Bearss, 1824-1896 : John Bearss Newcomb Papers, 1737-1896

Correspondence and personal material of John Bearss Newcomb, Elgin, Illinois schoolmaster and businessman. Also extensive genealogical records of the Newcomb Family, daybooks and miscellaneous legal and business items. Historical items relating to the town of Elgin, Illinois in the 19th century and some Civil War records.
Extent: 3 linear feet - (7 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Civil War, Family Papers
Call Number: Midwest MS Newcomb
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The John Bearss Newcomb Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).