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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence

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Identifier: CB&Q-3
Abstract Incoming and outgoing letters of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) executives, members of the board, lawyers, and other employees. Content covers virtually all aspects of railroad management, including financial and legal matters, expansion and acquisition, relations with other railroads and subsidiaries, personnel and policies, construction, rates, and other business matters. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1857-1918

Frederic Grant Gleason papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gleason
Abstract Composer, musician, music critic for the Chicago Tribune (1887-1891) and other newspapers, and director of Chicago Auditorium concerts. Papers include correspondence, diaries, sketch books, scrapbooks, programs, clippings, literary manuscripts, photographs, and other memorabilia, providing a valuable portrait of Chicago's late-19th-century musical world. Correspondents include Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, Charles Gounod, Edvard Grieg, Gustav Mahler, Jules Massenet, Johann Strauss, Giuseppe Verdi,...
Dates: 1852-1908

George Philip Krapp diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Krapp
Abstract Diaries of American scholar and university professor George Philip Krapp, kept while a student at Wittenberg College and on a trip to the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Diaries provide full descriptions of the fair and Chicago, together with interesting reflections on student life and Krapp's decision to pursue scholarship.
Dates: 1890-1897; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1893

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

Jesse Markow collection of political and World's Columbian Exposition ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Markow
Abstract Tickets, programs, menus, and ephemera relating to political functions from 1888 to 1929, particularly the Democratic Party, New York mayoral politics, the Hungarian Republican Club of New York, the Coronation of King George IV, and the United States Congress. Additionally, collection contains ephemera and tickets from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
Dates: 1888-1929

Milo Kendall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Parish Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parish
Abstract Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topics as electrification, the bicycling mania of the late 19th century, fires and fire insurance, and the remains of the World's Columbian Exposition. There are also several letters discussing an alcoholic...
Dates: 1884-1896

Percy H. Sloan Collection of Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sloan
Abstract Collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Chicago and environs, which includes aerial views of the city and some suburbs (1925-1930), and a large collection of church, civic, commercial and domestic architecture. Also, views of Chicago monuments and statuary and a group of Sloan’s checklists of his work. Most images are annotated with addresses and but not dates.
Dates: approximately 1890-1942

Wacker family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wacker
Abstract Papers of Chicago Plan Commission head, Charles H. Wacker, his immediate family, and the family of his daughter, Rosalie Wacker Zimmerman. Includes correspondence, photographs, artifacts, keepsakes, films, and scrapbooks spanning five generations.
Dates: 1812-2002; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

William H. Peterson Papers

 Collection
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

[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

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Brooks, Van Wyck 1
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Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Company 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Aerial Survey 1
Chicago Plan Commission 1
Commercial Club of Chicago 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold) 1
Dreiser, Theodore 1
Eddy, Arthur Jerome 1
Field, Eugene 1
Field, Roswell Martin 1
Floersheim, Otto 1
Forbes, John Murray 1
Fuller, Henry Blake 1
Garland, Hamlin 1
Gleason, Frederic Grant 1
Gounod, Charles 1
Grieg, Edvard 1
Hanley family 1
Harris, George B. 1
Hatfield, James Taft 1
Heler, Kathryn 1
Howells, William Dean 1
Illinois Grand Trunk Railway Co 1
Illinois Music Teachers Association 1
Johnson family 1
Kendall, Milo 1
Kotula family 1
Krapp, George Philip 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Lindsay, Vachel 1
Little Room (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Luey, Lester Lyman 1
MacDowell, Edward 1
Mahler, Gustav 1
Manuscript Society (U.S.) 1
Markow, Jesse 1
Massenet, Jules 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
Morgan, Anna 1
Music Teachers National Association 1
Norton, Charles Eliot 1
Parish, Charles Pomeroy 1
Parish, Martha Ellen Luey 1
Peattie, Elia Wilkinson 1
Perkins, C. E. (Charles Elliott) 1
Peterson family 1
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Pond, Allen Bartlit 1
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Pullman Company 1
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Sherman, Stuart Pratt 1
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Turbyfill, Mark 1
Van Vechten, Carl 1
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Wacker, Charles H. (Charles Henry) 1
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