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A.C. McClurg & Co. Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McClurg
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, royalty statements, record books, a scrapbook, and other materials from the A.C. McClurg publishing company, which was established in Chicago in 1872.
Dates: 1873-1967; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950

Byrne-MacKenzie family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Byrne-MacKenzie
Abstract Correspondence and documents of the extended family of working-class Irish immigrant Daniel J. Byrne and his Scottish-born wife, Mary MacKenzie. Most correspondence is related to two of their daughters, Mary MacKenzie “Mamie” Byrne and Catherine MacKenzie Byrne Austin. The parents lived mainly in the Washington, D.C. area, but Mary the mother also wrote from Chicago while living with her daughter Mamie and from Scotland and England while visiting relatives. Mamie was a singer in Washington,...
Dates: 1870-1931

Carl B. Roden - William F. Poole research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Roden
Abstract Correspondence, writings and research materials assembled by Chicago Public Library chief librarian, Carl B. Roden. Research materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, and publications concerning or authored by William F. Poole.
Dates: 1852-1956

Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.
Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1910

Charles Andrews Heath Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heath
Abstract Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago related events. There are also typed transcripts of 1912 European trip letters from Heath's wife Jennie and children Alice and Albert, photographs of Heath and his family, including the European trip,...
Dates: 1880-1999

Daniel Lyman Chandler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-128
Abstract Twelve letters of New Englander Daniel Lyman Chandler from Chicago, Illinois, and Ogden, Kansas, to his relatives,1855-1863, which describe life in Chicago and in the Kansas Territory. Also, two other letters from his nephew John and a woman named Elisabeth Hewins.
Dates: 1855-1866

Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-5282
Abstract Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1849-1894

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

Goodwin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

Hambleton Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-022
Abstract Three letters by Emma Lander Hambleton, wife of Chalkley Jay Hambleton. Also one letter by Vera S. Wolfe, daughter of conductor Frederick Stock to Peggy Hambleton Murphy.
Dates: 1871-1932

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

John V. LeMoyne Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LeMoyne
Abstract Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsylvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.
Dates: 1851-1889; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1875

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Milo Kendall Papers

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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

Rowley Family Journals

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-096
Abstract Two journals by Mrs. Jane Rowley of the Chicago area, including descriptions of family and farming life, and various trips to Chicago and elsewhere.
Dates: 1851-1887

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

W.L. Williamson - William F. Poole research papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Williamson
Abstract Correspondence, writings, and research notes of W. L. Williamson in support of his biography of William Frederick Poole. Also copies of William Frederick Poole correspondence 1856-1894, microfilm, a few newspaper clippings 1874-1895, a few Poole photographs, and one Poole original publication.
Dates: 1865-1959

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American Library Association 2
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Curtis Brown Ltd 1
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Field, Delia Caton 1
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Glory Kindergarten and Training School 1
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Grosset & Dunlap 1
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