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Adeline Lobdell Atwater Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Atwater
Abstract Literary works of Adeline L. Atwater Pynchon, author, art dealer and collector. Also, a 1941 brochure for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and a photograph of Atwater’s parents.
Dates: approximately 1932-1956

Blatchford family papers

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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

Boyce-Gilbert Family Papers

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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

C.R. Clark Photograph Book

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark
Abstract Volume of individually mounted photographs compiled by C.R. Clark for Byron L. Smith, approximately 1911, showing scenes of Chicago before and after the 1871 fire. Includes a letter relating to Smith’s acquisition of the photograph book, and the original front and back covers.
Dates: approximately 1865-1872, 1911

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing
Abstract Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Dates: 1928-1980

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

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

Joseph Kirkland Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.
Dates: 1842-1939

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

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

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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Lincoln, Abraham 2
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American University of Beirut 1
Atwater, Adeline 1
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger) 1
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Barrett, Roger 1
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
Boyce family 1
Boyce, Helen 1
Boyce, Le Roy Merrick 1
Boyce, Simeon Leonard 1
Carter, Thomas Butler 1
Chicago Relief and Aid Society 1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
Clark, C. R. (Charles R.) 1
Cornell University 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Garland, Hamlin 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Elizabeth Boyce 1
Hambleton, Chalkley J., 1881-1956 1
Hambleton, Emma Lander 1
Hamilton family 1
Illinois College 1
Illinois Grand Trunk Railway Co 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Iroquois Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Kendall, Milo 1
Kirkland family 1
Kirkland, Joseph 1
Law Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
LeMoyne family 1
LeMoyne, Francis Julius, 1798-1879 1
LeMoyne, John V. 1
Lobdell family 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
Mitgang, Herbert 1
Murphy, Peggy Hambleton 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
National Woman’s Party 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Paul, Alice 1
Peltz family 1
Prussing family 1
Prussing, Ernst 1
Prussing, Eugene E. (Eugene Ernst) 1
Raymond, George Lansing 1
Rubinstein, Helena 1
Sandburg, Carl 1
Smith, Byron L. 1
St. James' Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Stock, Frederick 1
Union League Club of Chicago 1
United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
Vassar College 1
Washington, George 1
Williams family 1
Wolfe, Vera S. 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
Yale College (1718-1887) 1
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