Series 3: Family Papers, 1800-1996
Scope and Contents note
Correspondence, documents, genealogies, business, and personal items related to Harvey family ancestors, including Jabez K. Botsford, early Chicago resident and founder of Northwestern University, and the Fisk family, who owned a millinery company in Chicago for decades. Also of note are items related to Robert Harvey's career as a physician, and a diary from Henry Welge, grandfather of Dorothy Wegener Harvey, documenting an 1846 voyage from Germany to New Orleans.
Conditions Governing Access
The Harvey family papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).