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Christina Olson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Dance-MS-Olson
Abstract Material relating to Chicago dancer Christina Olson, who at the age of twelve performed as a Turkish dancer in the Turkish Theater at the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893. Includes music school diploma, hand-written documents concerning her employment and performances, her marriage certificate and two photographs. Also, three items relating to the Exposition – a general ticket of admission, her passbook and a program for the Turkish Theater.
Dates: 1891-1918

Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives

 Collection
Identifier: IC
Abstract The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. The collection includes correspondence of administrators and staff, minutes, reports and legal documents, financial records, stock information, historical material, maps, blueprints, and...
Dates: 1831-1984; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1970

John I. Monroe Collection of Exposition Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Monroe Exposition
Abstract This collection includes over 9,800 postcards and related ephemera documenting International Expositions and World's Fairs beginning in the late 19th and continuing throughout the 20th century. Both American and European expositions are well represented in addition to smaller trade shows and local fairs.
Dates: 1876-1986

[World's Columbian Exposition color plates]

 Item
Identifier: Midwest-MS-203
Abstract Nine color plates that appear to be of buildings from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The plates show traces of having been removed from a binding. The nine scenes include the Woman's Building, the Electricity Building, the Machinery Building, the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, the Fisheries Building, the United States Government Building, the Grand Basis and Peristyle (with Statue of the Republic in basin), the Administration Building, and the Transportation Building.
Dates: approximately 1893

World's Columbian Exposition Glass Plate Images

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-WCEGlassImages
Abstract The collection consists of nine glass plate images, eight positives and one negative, taken at the World's Columbian Exposition. The images show exhibits and displays from several buildings throughout the fair including the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, the Anthropological Building, and Machinery Hall among others.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition Lantern Slides

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-WCESlides
Abstract 56 glass lantern slides showing environs, buildings and exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago.
Dates: 1893

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