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Blatchford family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1965

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

Goodman Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family
Abstract Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.
Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1995

Gookin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1921

John Blew Collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.
Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1999

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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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A.C. McClurg & Co 1
American University of Beirut 1
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Beveridge family 1
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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Blew, John 1
Chapin family 1
Chicago Literary Club 1
Colton family 1
Cornell family 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Dewey, Ken 1
Eddy family 1
Elwell family 1
Field, Delia Caton 1
Field, Marshall, 1834-1906 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Gifford family 1
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Goodman family 1
Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer 1
Gookin, Elisabeth A. 1
Gookin, Frederick W. 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Graff, Marjorie S. 1
Heath, Charles A. (Charles Andrews) 1
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co 1
Holder family 1
Howes, Wright 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Pynchon family 1
Sheldon family 1
Spencer family 1
Spencer, Franklin Fayette 1
United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
Wells, James M. 1
Williams family 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
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