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Goodwin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

Howe-Barnard family papers

 Collection
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

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