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Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Petersen
Abstract Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a German soldier-admirer, 1914-1915. Topics include attitudes toward the impending war in Europe, the treatment of chronic illness, and the school and vacation experiences of a well-off young woman.
Dates: 1909-1970; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1930

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

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

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Loren M. Knowles Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811 - 1961

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