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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

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

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

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Autochromes (photographs) 1
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Azores -- Description and travel 1
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Deeds -- Illinois -- 1852-1925 1
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Heyerdahl, Thor. Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen. English. 1
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Kindergarten -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
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Kindergarten facilities -- Japan -- History 1
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Kindergarten teachers -- Training of 1
Kobe, Japan 1
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Love-letters -- United States -- 20th century 1
Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History 1
Mackinac Island Region (Mich.) -- Description and travel 1
Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
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Missionaries -- Japan -- Correspondence 1
Missionaries -- Japan -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Mortgages -- United States -- History 1
Parent and child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Photograph albums -- Southwestern States -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Physicians -- Illinois -- Biography 1
Plats (maps) -- Washington Heights (Chicago, Ill.) -- 1885-1924 1
Publishers and publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
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School field trips -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century 1
School principals -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Science -- Study and teaching -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Science teachers -- United States 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Travel literature -- 1901-1950 1
Travelers -- Azores -- Diaries 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Washington Heights (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1