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Blatchford family papers - Additions

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914

Burt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Burt
Abstract Letters, photographs, diaries, writings, and scrapbooks centering around Edith Fleming Burt, building engineer Henry Jackson Burt, and their daughter, singer Helen Burt Potteiger.
Dates: 1890-1951

C. Frederick Kittle collection of Doyleana

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Modern-MS-Kittle-Doyle
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and artwork of and relating to Arthur Conan Doyle and his family, forming a small part of the C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana, most of which is individually cataloged. Includes 140 letters, notes and cards written by Arthur Conan Doyle, 12 letters to him, and 57 other letters, some by Doyle family members and others retained by C. Frederick Kittle (mostly regarding his collecting of Doyle materials). Also artwork by Doyle’s father, grandfather and uncle,...
Dates: 1836-2000

Charles H. Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dennis
Abstract Correspondence and miscellaneous items relating to Charles H. Dennis, managing editor of the Chicago Daily News.
Dates: 1868-1942; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1929

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Clay Judson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.
Dates: 1800-1966

Cole family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854-1928

Dankmar Adler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Adler
Abstract Correspondence, autobiography, writings, articles, genealogy, books, clippings, photographs, and pictures relating to Dankmar Adler, Chicago architect, acoustician, and partner of Louis Sullivan in the Adler and Sullivan architectural firm. Also other family and research materials accumulated by Joan W. Saltzstein, Adler's granddaughter, for her study of Adler and his numerous architectural projects, including the Auditorium Theater, Stock Exchange Building, Garrick Theater Building, and the...
Dates: 1857-1984

Eden-Martin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eden
Abstract Papers pertaining to the family of Illinois U.S. Representative John R. Eden (1826-1909). The majority of the material primarily concerns John R. Eden’s daughter Rose, her husband Ivory J. Martin, and their children. The papers also contain correspondence and material relating to the Taylor and Pifer families, who were the in-laws of Rose and Ivory’s son, Robert W. Martin. (Robert Martin married Ruth Pifer, daughter of Hattie Taylor and Finley Pifer).
Dates: approximately 1827-1961

Edward Price Bell Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1942

Edwards Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.
Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847 - 1908

Enos Brown & Co. Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-153
Abstract Collection formerly called Bowen Bros. Records, consists mainly of letters, orders and receipts generated by Enos Brown & Co., a Chicago firm selling machinery parts, warps, dyes and other manufacturing supplies to woolen mills in Utah in the 1870s. Bowen Bros., a dry goods firm associated with Enos Brown & Co., is briefly represented in the collection, and there is one letter to George S. Bowen, mayor of Elgin, Illinois and organizer of the Chicago & Pacific Railroad, demanding...
Dates: 1867-1894; Majority of material found within 1867 - 1876

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

Fanny Butcher papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

F.W. Clark Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1916

Hambleton Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-022
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1871-1932

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Henry Blake Fuller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Henry J. Aten Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Aten
Abstract Letters from Nicholas Harris to Henry J. Aten of Hiawatha, Kansas, clippings, notes pertaining to the Aten family genealogy, and a photocopy of the family history initiated by Aten and continued by other relatives.
Dates: 1896-approximately 1920

Hermann Raster papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raster
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Dates: 1849-1940; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1891

Isham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Isham
Abstract Transcribed letters between Dr. Ralph N. Isham, his father Nelson Isham, brother Charles Isham, and son George S. Isham mostly pertaining to the home and estate of Nelson Isham. Also photographs of Ralph N. Isham and other Isham family members, and a few mementos.
Dates: 1875-1923

James O'Donnell Bennett papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bennett
Abstract Letters written to James O'Donnell Bennett while he was a journalist for the Chicago Record-Herald and the Chicago Tribune, primarily in his capacity as literary critic. Also includes inscribed photographs and other materials.
Dates: 1814-1936 ; Majority of material found within 1900-1936

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Lewis family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850-1950

Lloyd Lewis papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lewis
Abstract Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, personal materials, and photographs of Chicago journalist and historian Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1886-1985; Majority of material found within 1905-1949

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America First Committee 2
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McCormick Theological Seminary 2
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Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis) 2
Mowrer, Paul Scott 2
Taylor, Graham 2
Wilder, Thornton 2
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A.W. Wall Ltd 1
Adams, Daniel W. 1
Ade, George, 1866-1944 1
Adler and Sullivan 1
Adler, Dankmar, 1844-1900 1
Adler, Liebmann, 1812-1892 1
Alexander family 1
Alexander, Robert Spruel Crawford Aitcheson, 1819-1867 1
Alford family 1
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 1
Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902, 1847-1902 1
American Field Service 1
American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1
American Medical Association 1
American National Red Cross 1
American Red Cross in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 1
Andover Theological Seminary 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Aten family 1
Aten, Henry J. 1
Bahá'i Temple (Wilmette, Ill.) 1
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Ray Stannard, 1870-1946 1
Barr, Robert 1
Barrett family 1
Barrett, Samuel Eddy 1
Barrows, Ella Cole 1
Beatty, Harry W. 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) 1
Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron 1
Beecher, Edward N. 1
Belfield, Henry H. (Henry Holmes) 1
Bell, Mary Alice Mills 1
Bennett, James O'Donnell 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne 1
Blatchford family 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Bogan, Louise 1
Bowen, George S. 1
Brachvogel, Udo 1
Brigham City Cooperative Association (Brigham City, Utah) 1
Bromfield, Louis 1
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Bullen, Percy Sutherland 1
Burt family 1
Burt, Edith Fleming 1
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Butcher, Fanny 1
C. Frederick Kittle Collection of Doyleana (Newberry Library). Core Materials 1
Campanini, Cleofonte 1
Carpenter family 1
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Cather, Willa 1
Cavell, Edith 1
Chicago Academy of Sciences 1
Chicago Civic Opera (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago Manual Training School 1
Chicago Musical College 1
Chicago Record-Herald 1
Chicago Stock Exchange Building (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Theological Seminary 1
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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
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