Hambleton Family Papers
Scope and Content of the Collection
Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton, including one ten-page account of fleeing the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, written just one day after the fire ended. Two of the letters are written to Emma’s son, Chalkley Jay Hambleton, regarding the Hambleton ranch in California, one including a clipping. Also a letter by Vera Stock Wolfe about her father, conductor Frederick Stock, and pianists Vladimir Horowitz and Josef Hofmann.
- Hambleton, Emma Lander (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Hambleton Family Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Hambleton Family Papers are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
Biography of Emma Lander Hambleton
Wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton (1829-1900) and mother of Chalkley Jay Hambleton (1881-1956), a real estate businessman in Chicago.
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton. Also one letter by Vera S. Wolfe, daughter of conductor Frederick Stock to Peggy Hambleton Murphy.
Materials arranged alphabetically.
Collection Stack Location
1 1 2
Gift, Chalkley Jay Hambleton, 1986.
Jill Waycie, 2010.
This inventory was created with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this inventory do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
- Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
- Correspondence -- 1851-1900
- Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
- Hambleton, Chalkley J., 1881-1956
- Hambleton, Emma Lander -- Correspondence
- Hamilton family
- Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago
- Murphy, Peggy Hambleton
- Stock, Frederick
- Wolfe, Vera S.
- Inventory of the Hambleton Family Papers, 1871-1932
- Jill Waycie
- Language of description
- Script of description