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Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

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

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Bankers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
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Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Central America -- Description and travel 1
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Citrus fruit industry -- California 1
College prose, American -- New York (State) 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
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Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- 1801-1850 1
Dreams -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
Estates (Law) -- United States -- Cases 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- New Hampshire -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Family trusts -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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La Mirada (Calif.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Land use -- California -- History 1
Land use -- California -- Los Angeles -- Maps 1
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Medicine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Moving images -- 1951-2000 1
New England -- Genealogy 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
New York (State) -- Genealogy 1
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
Olive oil industry -- California 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- California -- History 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Plays (performing arts compositions) -- 1851-1900 1
Ranch life -- California 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
Tintypes (prints) 1
Tintypes (prints) -- 1851-1900 1
Topolobampo (Mexico) -- Description and travel 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Utopias -- Mexico -- Topolobampo 1
Voyages and travels 1
Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Wisconsin -- Genealogy 1
Women college teachers 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
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Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Emmons 1