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Catherine Eddy Beveridge papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.
Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870-1910

Platt R. Spencer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Spencer
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, copybooks, penmanship samples, cashbooks, newspaper clippings, poetry, essays, drawings, artifacts and miscellaneous personal items related to the life and career of Platt Rogers Spencer, penman, poet, and educator who created the Spencerian system of penmanship. The establishment of Spencerian schools of business was a highly successful endeavor in part because the entire family was involved in the business. In his later years, Spencer became involved in the...
Dates: 1827-1951; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1900

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Abolitionists -- Ohio 1
African American artists 1
Art, American 1
Arts -- Ohio 1
Ashtabula County (Ohio) -- History 1
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Business cards -- 1851-1900 1
Business education 1
Businesswomen 1
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Cabinet photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
Copybooks (instructional materials) 1
Diaries -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Fathers and daughters -- Correspondence 1
Genealogical correspondence -- Connecticut 1
Genealogical correspondence -- Massachusetts 1
Genealogy -- Connecticut 1
Genealogy -- Massachusetts 1
Hardware -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Landscape painters -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Legislators -- United States 1
Mothers and daughters -- Correspondence 1
Ohio -- Pictorial works 1
Ohio -- Politics and government -- 19th century 1
Parent and child -- Correspondence 1
Penmanship -- Technique 1
Penmanship, American 1
Photograph albums 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Portrait painters -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Socialites -- United States -- Biography 1
Socialites -- United States -- Diaries 1
Temperance 1
Tintypes (prints) 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons 1
Upper class -- United States 1
Upper class -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
Washington (D.C.) -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Women authors, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Women poets, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
World's Parliament of Religions (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Writing -- History 1
Writing instruments -- 1851-1900 1
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Barrows, John Henry 1
Bartlett, Helen Birch 1
Berryman, Clifford Kennedy 1
Beveridge family 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah) 1