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Cole family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Cole
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854-1928

Everett family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Everett
Abstract Primarily correspondence of the Everett family, concerning family news and health issues, and also covering abolition, temperance, women's rights, rights of African-Americans, and moral reform. Printing, education, pioneer life, and religion are all discussed within the papers. Papers include materials of Robert Everett, the pastor of Welsh Congregationalist churches in Oneida County, NY, and publisher of Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd (The American Missionary), a...
Dates: 1794-1949; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1927

Lewis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850-1950

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

Waller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Waller
Abstract Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander
Dates: 1803-1938; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1888

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Slave bills of sale -- Specimens 2
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 2
Abolitionists -- 1850-1860 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
American Civil War (1861-1865) 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- Kansas 1
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Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Bureau County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chattel mortgages -- Illinois 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Children's writings, American 1
Christian education 1
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Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
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Debtor and creditor -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Divorce -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Divorce suits -- Illinois 1
Elections -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Evangelistic work 1
Faith -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Families -- New York (State) -- Oneida County -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Farm life -- Kansas 1
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Fathers and daughters -- Family relationships 1
Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Female friendship -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Free Soil Party (U.S.) 1
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Frontier and pioneer life -- Kansas 1
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Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
Genealogical tables -- 1901-1950 1
Genealogies (histories) -- Indiana 1
Genealogies (histories) -- Pennsylvania 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Homeopathy -- Methods 1
Homeopathy -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
India 1
Indiana -- Genealogy 1
Iroquois Indians 1
Italy -- Description and travel 1
Lahore (Pakistan) 1
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Lawyers -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
Leases -- Illinois 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legal instruments -- Illinois -- Bureau County 1
Librarians -- Indiana 1
Madison County (Ind.) -- History 1
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Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Public opinion 1
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Osawatomie, Battle of, Osawatomie, Kan., 1856 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Parent and child -- Correspondence 1
Pendleton (Ind.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Pennsylvania -- Genealogy 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Poems -- 1851-1900 1
Practice of law -- Illinois -- Princeton -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Presbyterianism 1
Princeton (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Private presses -- New York (State) 1
Quaker abolitionists -- United States -- History 1
Quakers -- Genealogy 1
Quakers -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- History 1
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American House Hotel (Princeton, Ill.) 1