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Oliver Perry Newberry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Newberry
Abstract Mainly correspondence of Cameron, Missouri resident Oliver Perry Newberry, 1860-1867, primarily relating to his Civil War service in the Union army; and cabinet, carte-de-visite and a few tintype photographs of Newberry family and friends dating primarily from the 1880's.
Dates: 1860-1895

William H. Munroe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Munroe
Abstract Personal papers and documents related to Sergeant William H. Munroe of the Chicago Mercantile Battery and his father, Henry H. Munroe. Correspondence, discharge papers, and two broadsides related to the war are included along with family obituaries, certificates of professional appointment, letters of reference, a last will and testament, and a patent for rheumatism treatment.
Dates: 1794-1920; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Photographs -- 1851-1900 2
Bridgeport (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Broadsides (notices) 1
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Cartes de visite 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Corinth, Battle of, Corinth, Miss., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Correspondence -- Mississippi -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Engineers -- United States 1
Household employees -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Pullman (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- McHenry County 1
Soldiers -- Mississippi -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Tintypes (prints) 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Humor 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean -- Naval operations, American 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
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Munroe, William H. 1