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Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

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

Isaac Stevens Metcalf papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Metcalf
Abstract Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and...
Dates: 1827-1955; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1897

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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1