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Blatchford family papers

 Collection
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

Carlos W. Colby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Colby
Abstract Primarily correspondence (129 letters) of Illinois farmer and Civil War soldier Carlos W. Colby, written between 1862 and 1865, to his sisters, brother, brother-in-law, and niece, plus a dozen Civil War letters written by Colby’s future brother-in-law James Rowe. Also includes Colby’s reminiscences of his boyhood and his service in the 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, some family correspondence, genealogical material and a few photos.
Dates: 1821-1937; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

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

Henry Patterson and James Patterson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Patterson
Abstract Correspondence of brothers Henry Patterson and James Patterson, both privates in the 19th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company I, during the Civil War. Also includes muster rolls for Henry and his brother James as well as James’ death certificate.
Dates: 1862-1863

John C. Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fleming
Abstract Civil War letters of John C. Fleming, 1862-1865, Chicago enlistee in the Chicago Board of Trade Battery, Horse Artillery, Illinois Volunteers; small collection of Fleming family mementos and letters, 1863-1906, bulk 1900-1906.
Dates: 1862-1906

John D. Beach Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beach
Abstract Correspondence from Pvt. Beach of the 55th Illinois Infantry, Company G, to his mother describing everyday camp life in La Grange and Memphis, Tenn., Washington, D.C., and Big Shanty [now Kennesaw], Ga.
Dates: 1862-1865

L. S. Willard Letters

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willard
Abstract First Lieutenant in the 11th Illinois Cavalry, Company G, who later served as major and aide-de-camp to General James Birdseye McPherson. Includes letters home to family from Brimfield, Peoria County, Illinois, from Camp Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Tennessee, and Louisiana, 1862-1864.
Dates: 1862-1864

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Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 5
Soldiers' writings, American 5
Manuscripts, American 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 4
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 3
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Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 3
Pictorial lettersheets 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 2
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 2
Soldiers -- Southern States 2
Ambrotypes (photographs) -- 1851-1900 1
American Civil War (1861-1865) 1
Antislavery movements 1
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Artillerymen -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Bangor (Me.) 1
Bonaparte (Iowa) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Brimfield (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Camp Benton (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Central America -- Description and travel 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Christian education 1
Civil engineering 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
College students -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence 1
Conduct of life -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Congregationalists 1
Cookbooks -- 1801-1850 1
Cookbooks -- 1851-1900 1
Cooking, American -- History -- 19th century 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- Arkansas -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Georgia -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- 1862-1863 1
Correspondence -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1851-1900 1
Daguerreotypes (photographs) -- 1851-1900 1
Dakota Indians -- Land tenure 1
Dakota Indians -- Missions -- South Dakota -- History 1
Diaries -- 1801-1850 1
Diaries -- 1851-1900 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Evangelistic work 1
Female friendship -- Correspondence 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Genealogical tables -- 1901-1950 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources 1
Golf clubs (Sporting goods) -- United States 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Houses -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Houses -- Illinois -- Oak Park 1
Husband and wife -- Correspondence 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
India 1
Industrialists -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 (May 13) -- Personal narratives 1
Jerusalem -- Description and travel 1
Kennebunkport (Me.) 1
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Kindergarten -- United States 1
La Salle (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
La Salle (Ill.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Lahore (Pakistan) 1
Lead industry and trade 1
Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Manuscripts, American -- Georgia -- Kennesaw 1
Manuscripts, American -- Tennessee -- Memphis 1
Manuscripts, American -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Missionaries 1
Missionaries -- Arab countries 1
Missionaries -- South Dakota 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Oak Park (Ill.) 1
Operational rations (military supplies) -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Patriotic envelopes 1
Pea Ridge, Battle of, Ark., 1862 1
Peoria County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Philanthropists 1
Philippines -- Description and travel 1
Photographs -- Colombia 1
Photographs -- Colorado 1
Photographs -- Ecuador 1
Photographs -- Grand Canyon 1
Photographs -- Guatemala 1
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Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) 2
Alford family 1
American University of Beirut 1
Barrows, Ella Cole 1
Beach family 1
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Beach, John D. (Soldier) 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Colby family 1
Colby, Carlos 1
Cole family 1
Cole, John A. 1
Cole, Julia A. 1
Confederate States of America 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Daily Citizen (Vicksburg, Miss.) 1
Fleming family 1
Fleming, Daniel Johnson 1
Fleming, Elizabeth Cole 1
Fleming, John C. 1
Forman Christian College (Lahore, Pakistan) 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Hathaway, Maria Sabin 1
Hawk, George B. 1
Howard University 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Lincoln Industrial Mission 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
McPherson, James Birdseye 1
Mead family 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Patterson family 1
Patterson, Henry 1
Patterson, James 1
Peck family 1
Rowe, James 1
Shaw family 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 1
Smith, Fred W. 1
Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education 1
United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Department of the Tennessee 1
United States. Army. Illinois Artillery. Chicago Board of Trade Battery (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865?) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 97th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Volunteer Infantry, 55th (1862-1865). Company G 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865) 1
Willard family 1
Willard, L. S. (Lot Sabine) 1
Williams family 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
YWCA of the U.S.A 1
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