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Boyce-Gilbert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Boyce
Abstract Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information about the Boyce-Gilbert family, beginning with the diary of Le Roy Boyce, a Cortland, New York native and successful Chicago drugstore owner. Collection also includes diaries from Simeon Leonard Boyce beginning in 1869 and Elizabeth Boyce Gilbert beginning in 1910. Collection contains an extensive family tree documenting the genealogy until 1898, and biographical sketches of Boyce family members.
Dates: 1831-2000

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

James D. and Joseph W. Harris Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-HarrisJ
Abstract Correspondence from James Duncan Harris and brother Joseph Whipple Harris of Massachusetts and New Hampshire to members of their family, mostly written while they were in military service in the 1860's. Also, a few letters James wrote from Chicago in the 1850's; letters concerning Joseph Harris's death in 1861 while serving in the United States Navy; a few historic family letters and a genealogical pamphlet.
Dates: 1824-1862

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

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

Thomas Butler Carter Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-127
Abstract Letters dating 1831 to 1898 from Thomas Butler Carter to his cousin Aaron Carter in New Jersey, which give descriptions of Carter’s personal and business life in Chicago, plus a few other letters. Also includes a typescript of Carter’s autobiographical sketch of his life in Chicago (1889), six studio photographic portraits, and several miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1831-1898

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Ambassadors -- Belgium 1
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Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Business records -- United States -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- United States -- 1901-1950 1
Businessmen -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 19th century 1
Businesspeople -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Chattel mortgages -- Illinois 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
Children's writings, American 1
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 -- Personal narratives 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
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Correspondence -- Louisiana -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Panama -- 1851-1900 1
Cortlandt (N.Y. : Town) -- Genealogy 1
Courtship -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
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Debtor and creditor -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Deeds -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
Diaries -- Illinois -- Normal -- 1801-1850 1
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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- History -- Sources 1
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Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
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Lawyers -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
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Leases -- Illinois 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legal instruments -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
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Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Love-letters 1
Medicine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Public opinion 1
Migration, Internal -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century 1
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
New England -- Genealogy 1
Norfolk (Va.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Panama -- Description and travel 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Practice of law -- Illinois -- Princeton -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Princeton (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Railroad accidents -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Railroad law -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Railroads -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Railroads -- Right of way -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Railroads -- United States -- Consolidation -- History 1
Real estate business -- Illinois 1
Real estate business -- Law and legislation -- Illinois 1
Real property -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
Scrapbooks 1
Secession -- Virginia -- Public opinion 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Soldiers -- Louisiana -- Correspondence 1
Speeches 1
Speeches -- 1851-1900 1
Temperance -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Tintypes (prints) -- 1851-1900 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1
American National Red Cross 1
Bent family 1