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Frances Wells Shaw Papers

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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

Harvey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey
Abstract Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.
Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

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Canada -- Guidebooks 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- To 1875 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
Children's books -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Claims against decedents' estates 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Cruise ships -- Guidebooks 1
Daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
Diaries -- 1901-1950 1
Diaries -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
Diaries -- Illinois -- 1951-2000 1
Drawings (visual works) -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
East Asia -- Guidebooks 1
Europe -- Guidebooks 1
Heyerdahl, Thor. Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen. English. 1
Japan -- Guidebooks 1
Lake Forest (Ill.) -- History 1
Love-letters -- United States -- 20th century 1
Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History 1
Mackinac Island Region (Mich.) -- Description and travel 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 1
Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
Millinery -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- Southwestern States -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1951-2000 1
Physicians -- Illinois -- Biography 1
Postcards -- 1901-1950 1
Publishers and publishing -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Travel diaries -- 1901-1950 1
Travel guidebooks -- 1901-1950 1
Travel literature -- 1901-1950 1
United States -- Guidebooks 1
Upper class -- United States -- Social life and customs 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Wills 1
Women travelers -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Elston, Daniel 1