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Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Howe-Barnard family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Howe-Barnard
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, a science teacher who originated the practice of field trips in science classes, and Alice Lucretia Barnard, one of the first woman principals in the Chicago schools. Also contains Civil War letters of...
Dates: 1826-1999; Majority of material found within 1880-1940

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Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
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Coal trade -- Maryland 1
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College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
Congregationalists -- United States 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
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Cumberland (Md.) -- Maps 1
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Deeds -- Illinois -- 1852-1925 1
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Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
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Illinois -- Genealogy 1
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Kindergarten -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
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Kobe, Japan 1
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Maryland -- Genealogy 1
Medicine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- Japan -- Correspondence 1
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Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Mount Savage (Md.) -- History 1
New England -- Genealogy 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Physicians -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Correspondence 1
Plats (maps) -- Washington Heights (Chicago, Ill.) -- 1885-1924 1
Real estate business -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
School field trips -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century 1
School principals -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Science -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Science teachers -- United States 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Tintypes (prints) -- 1851-1900 1
Travelers -- Azores -- Diaries 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Voyages and travels 1
Washington Heights (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- Sources 1
Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women college teachers 1
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Women teachers -- History -- 19th century 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
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