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Ernest A. Griffin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family
Abstract Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.
Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

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

Goodman Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family
Abstract Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.
Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1995

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

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

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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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 5
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Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 2
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Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Photographs -- 1851-1900 2
Photographs -- 1901-1950 2
Photographs -- 1951-2000 2
African American business enterprises -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
African American families -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
African American families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- History 1
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Altadena (Calif.) 1
Autochromes (photographs) 1
Bankers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Bronzeville (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
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Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
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Camp Douglas (Ill.) 1
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Cuba -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
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Florida -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
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Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History 1
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Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
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Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Millinery -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Moving images -- 1951-2000 1
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Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1