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Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Rand McNally and Company Records

 Collection
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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Autochromes (photographs) 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 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
Children's poetry 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 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
Illustrations (layout features) -- 1951-2000 1
Love-letters -- United States -- 20th century 1
Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History 1
Mackinac Island Region (Mich.) -- Description and travel 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Map publishing -- Canada 1
Map publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
Millinery -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Moving images -- 1951-2000 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Physicians -- Illinois -- Biography 1
Printing -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Printing -- Indiana -- Hammond 1
Printing plants -- Illinois 1
Publishers and publishing -- Indiana -- Hammond 1
Publishers' catalogs 1
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 1
Sound recordings -- 1951-2000 1
Watercolors (paintings) -- 1901-1950 1
Women novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Women poets, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Young adult fiction 1
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Botsford family 1
Christopher Publishing House 1
Conkey, William B. 1
Fisk family 1
Harvey family 1