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Ernest A. Griffin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family
Abstract Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.
Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1995

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

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

Harvey Family Papers

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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

Henry Kitchell Webster Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Webster
Abstract Correspondence and drafts and typescripts of works of Illinois novelist and short story writer, Henry Kitchell Webster, an Evanston native who had a highly successful literary career in the early decades of the twentieth century. Includes examples of the range of Webster’s published writings as well as extensive correspondence with literary agents and publishers, family, friends, fans, businesses and organizations. Also, miscellaneous documents and memorabilia, and one box of genealogical...
Dates: 1880-1932; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1932

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

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

Winterbotham-Shaw Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-Shaw
Abstract Correspondence, documents and miscellaneous items relating to the families of Rue Winterbotham Shaw and Alfred Phillips Shaw. Includes letters of Rue W. Shaw and Alfred P. Shaw to their son Joseph W. Shaw, correspondence to and from Theodora Winterbotham Brown and letters of other Winterbotham family members. Also, three large folder-notebooks of miscellaneous genealogical material amassed by Theodora Winterbotham Brown regarding the history of the Winterbotham, Baldwin and Rosencrans families....
Dates: 1909-1991

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American Committee for Devastated France 1
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Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Civil War Round Table (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clark, Robert R. 1
Cliff Dwellers (Club) 1
Collinge, Patricia 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
Dawson, William L. (William Levi) 1
Dewey, Ken 1
Dubuffet, Jean 1
Eastman, Max 1
Elijah Muhammad 1
Elston, Daniel 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
Ferber, Edna 1
Fisk family 1
Fuller, Henry Blake 1
Garland, Hamlin 1
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Goodman family 1
Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Graff, Marjorie S. 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 1
Griffin Funeral Home (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Griffin family 1
Griffin, Ernest A. 1
Griffin-O'Neal, E. Dawn 1
Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) 1
Hard, William 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Bennet B. (Bennet Botsford), 1903-1998 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Howes, Wright 1
Howland, Hewitt H. (Hewitt Hanson) 1
Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
International Medical Congress 1
Jewett, Rutger B. 1
Jones, Mary Alice 1
Kauser, Alice 1
Lardner, Ring 1
Latin School of Chicago 1
Lawrence, Robert H. 1
Leonard family 1
Lewis, Lloyd 1
Lewis, Sinclair 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts 1
Marbury, Elisabeth 1
Marsh family 1
Marsh, Bertha S. 1
Marsh, Marshall S. 1
Meredyth, Bess 1
Merwin, Samuel 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
Newberry Library 1
North Shore Country Day School (Winnetka, Ill.) 1
Owens, Jesse 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
Potomac Wharf Company 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
Reynolds, Paul R. 1
Rice, Wallace 1
Roberts family 1
Roberts, George R. 1
Roberts, Katherine Marsh 1
Sedgwick, Ellery 1
Shaw family 1
Shaw, Alfred Phillips 1
Shaw, Joseph Winterbotham 1
Shaw, Rue Winterbotham 1
Steel Wings Company 1
Taliaferro, Mabel 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 28th (1861-1866) 1
Wagner family 1
Webster Electric Company 1
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Webster, Henry Kitchell (1906-) 1
Webster, Henry Kitchell, 1875-1932 1
Webster, Mary Ward Orth 1
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