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Elmer Jacobs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Jacobs
Abstract Original advertising and magazine art, correspondence, speech texts, tax records, photographs, printed ephemera, and a radio interview by Chicago freelance designer and illustrator Elmer Jacobs.
Dates: 1925-1982

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

Harvey Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey
Abstract Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.
Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

McNally family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McNallyF
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials...
Dates: 1788-2002; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1993

Rand McNally and Company Records

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Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Rand
Abstract Business records of the Rand McNally Company, established in 1856 in Chicago. The firm became well known for its cartographic publishing, but also produced a variety of trade books, textbooks, periodicals, and printing jobs such as railroad tickets and coupons. Includes records of financial, marketing, and production activities, including correspondence; visual materials, including photographs, artwork, and scrapbooks; printing artifacts and samples, etc.
Dates: 1856-1996

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
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Central America -- Description and travel 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- To 1875 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Industries 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
Children's books -- Publishing 1
Children's books -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Children's literature 1
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Citrus fruit industry -- California 1
College prose, American -- New York (State) 1
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Europe -- Description and travel 1
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Family trusts -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Hammond (Ind.) -- Industries 1
Heyerdahl, Thor. Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen. English. 1
Historical fiction, American -- Juvenile literature 1
Illinois -- Genealogy 1
Illustrations (layout features) -- 1901-1950 1
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Illustrators -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
La Mirada (Calif.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Land use -- California -- Los Angeles -- Maps 1
Love-letters -- United States -- 20th century 1
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Mackinac Island Region (Mich.) -- Description and travel 1
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Map publishing -- Canada 1
Map publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
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Physicians -- Illinois -- Biography 1
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Printing -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 1
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American Bible Society 1
Botsford family 1