Found in 125 Collections and/or Records:
Legal, financial, and social correspondence written to John C. Newkirk concerning the development of Joliet, Illinois. The bulk of the correspondence centers upon the business relationship between Newkirk and his law partner, John M. Wilson, both of whom had invested in Joliet prospects prior to the Panic of 1837.
Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
Papers of Des Moines, Iowa, attorney John Sumner Runnells, partner in the firm Runnells & Walker, including legal case files, and correspondence pertaining to his legal work, political activities on behalf of the Republican Party, role as U.S. District Attorney for Iowa, and procurement of CB&Q railroad passes and Western Union telegraph "stamps" for others.
Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.
Design work records of Kate Friedman, primarily from her business Kate Friedman Design.
Records of Chicago bookseller Nebenzahl dating from 1961-1984. Records include correspondence, stock, travel, and sales records.
This is a growing collection of letterheads, envelopes, and stationery sheets. Geographic coverage includes the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The bulk of materials come from Illinois, particularly the Chicago region. Most items were issued between approximately 1900 and approximately 1925.
Collection of Chicago jingle business research and interview files compiled by Loren Binford, a jingle-singer and musician based in Chicago. Includes photographs, clippings, biographical information, and writings on the history of the jingle business.
Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.
Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
2 deeds and one plat, 1807-1812. The first deed, signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in 1807, refers to the sale of land in Ohio. The second document, dated 1810, is a manuscript and printed land deed also pertaining to the sale of Ohio land. The third item, a 1812 plat, is a manuscript map of a farmland tract located west of Freeburg, Stark County, Ohio.
Writings, speeches, photographs, promotional materials, and artifacts documenting the career of Ora Snyder (1876-1948), a Chicago candy maker founder of Mrs. Snyder’s Candies in 1909. Snyder was a pioneer in marketing and promoting candy, and often gave lectures on being a woman business owner.
Massachusetts job printer during the first half of the 20th century. Collection includes juvenile printing efforts of Tommy Parkhurst, ephemera from the Press, including tickets, labels, blotters, announcements and letterhead. There is also correspondence and records relating to the running of the press.
Various materials including promotional pieces, letterheads, letterhead envelopes, calendars, and a circular relating to the P.C. Darrow Printing Company.
Records of a national fraternal organization headquartered in Park Ridge, Illinois, for Polish-American women that provided insurance and other financial services for its members. Includes constitutions and bylaws, insurance applications, indexes and rosters, loan records and other materials providing individual genealogical information for Polish-American women.
Photographs, employee indexes, reports, minutes, financial information, and other materials relating to the Pullman company, Pullman Inc., the Pullman Land Association, and the Town of Pullman, IL, transferred from the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society south of Chicago, IL.
Personal, family, and professional papers including photographs and genealogical materials relating to Robert Ford Bentley, Chicago marketing and advertising executive with the Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co. Also includes promotional materials and correspondence pertaining to many of the printing related companies that Ford worked for.
R. Hoe & Company was the largest manufacturer of printing presses and press equipment in the U.S. during the 19th century. Collection consists of incoming letters to the Hoe Company from customers in many states and several European and Latin American countries, deriving from 3 or more letter books of 1858, 1873 and 1877-1878. There are also some 1873-1878 internal memos, patent correspondence, and letters from regional agents of the Hoe Company.