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Frances Wells Shaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-ShawF
Abstract Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.
Dates: 1866-1976; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1937

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

 Collection
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

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Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
Bankers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Canada -- Guidebooks 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Cruise ships -- Guidebooks 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- 1901-1950 1
East Asia -- Guidebooks 1
Europe -- Guidebooks 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Families -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- New Hampshire -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Japan -- Guidebooks 1
Lake Forest (Ill.) -- History 1
Lake Geneva (Wis.) 1
Logbooks 1
Love-letters 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Medicine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
New England -- Genealogy 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Postcards -- 1901-1950 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
Tintypes (prints) -- 1851-1900 1
Travel diaries -- 1901-1950 1
Travel guidebooks -- 1901-1950 1
United States -- Guidebooks 1
Upper class -- United States -- Social life and customs 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Voyages and travels 1
Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women college teachers 1
Women travelers -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
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Atkinson, Charles Thomas 1
Atkinson, Martha Wells 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1