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More family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-More

Abstract

Materials pertaining to the More family, consisting mainly of photographs and photograph albums, but also letters and documents, diaries (oldest Wheaton, IL, 1868, 1871), scrapbooks, postcards, Rand McNally maps, university catalogs (Wheaton and Northwestern, 1870s), Calumet, IL theatre programs, and other materials pertaining to the More and related families, e.g. the Leibrocks. There is also considerable material collected by Pauline More of Calumet, IL and the Bailey family of Wheaton, IL and Iowa (E.K. Bailey was a Presbyterian minister in Iowa). The More family is related to the Blatchford family by the marriage of Louise Pettit (daughter of Dorothy Blatchford Pettit) and James Kent More.

Dates

  • approximately 1850-approximately 1950

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

5.7 Linear Feet (4 record cartons, 4 boxes, and 1 oversize folder)

Location

1 52 2

Source

Creator

Title
More family papers, approximately 1850-approximately 1950
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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