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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

Lamb Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lamb
Abstract Mainly papers of Joseph and Hannah Talbot Lamb, who relocated from Stoughton, Mass. to Lake County, Ill., in 1839. Consists of Hannah Talbot’s record of deaths, 1812-1841, and Joseph Lamb’s 1839 seven-page diary of his trip from Stoughton to Lake County. Also, a book of his shoemaking business accounts, as well as farming and general accounts, 1831-1859, which includes a grid-plan of his orchard listing many varieties of mid-nineteenth century apples; documents relating to the U.S. post office...
Dates: 1812-1931

McNally family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McNallyF
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials...
Dates: 1788-2002; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1993

Thomas Mather Papers

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Identifier: VAULT folio Graff-2707
Abstract Letters, diaries, account book, map and biographical sketch, most in connection with Mather’s activities as one of three commissioners appointed by the government to survey and mark a route from Missouri to Santa Fe in 1825.
Dates: 1825-1886

Waller Family Papers

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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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Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 2
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Account books -- Illinois -- 1801-1850 1
Altadena (Calif.) 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) -- 1851-1900 1
Apple growers -- Illinois -- Lake County -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Apples -- Varieties -- Illinois -- Lake County 1
Bangor (Me.) 1
Brothers -- Correspondence 1
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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Citrus fruit industry -- California 1
College prose, American -- New York (State) 1
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Cookbooks -- 1801-1850 1
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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
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Land use -- California -- History 1
Land use -- California -- Los Angeles -- Maps 1
Lead industry and trade 1
Manuscript maps -- Southwestern States 1
Memoirs -- 1851-1900 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Missionaries -- Arab countries 1
Missionaries -- South Dakota 1
Moving images -- 1951-2000 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
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Plays (performing arts compositions) -- 1851-1900 1
Postcards 1
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Santa Fe National Historic Trail 1
School prose, American -- Kentucky 1
Sermons -- 1751-1800 1
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Sermons -- 1851-1900 1
Shipping -- Maine -- Bangor -- History 1
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Alexander, Robert Spruel Crawford Aitcheson 1
American University of Beirut 1
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) 1