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Blatchford family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
Abstract Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their parents and grandparents, and the families of their children, especially son Paul Blatchford, but also daughter Amy Blatchford Bliss. Families represented most heavily include Blatchford, Williams, Bliss,...
Dates: 1777-1987; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1965

Boyce-Gilbert Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Boyce
Abstract Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical information about the Boyce-Gilbert family, beginning with the diary of Le Roy Boyce, a Cortland, New York native and successful Chicago drugstore owner. Collection also includes diaries from Simeon Leonard Boyce beginning in 1869 and Elizabeth Boyce Gilbert beginning in 1910. Collection contains an extensive family tree documenting the genealogy until 1898, and biographical sketches of Boyce family members.
Dates: 1831-2000

Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.
Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1910

Charles Andrews Heath Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heath
Abstract Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago related events. There are also typed transcripts of 1912 European trip letters from Heath's wife Jennie and children Alice and Albert, photographs of Heath and his family, including the European trip,...
Dates: 1880-1999

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

Harvey Family Papers

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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

John Willy Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willy
Abstract Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.
Dates: 1871-1984

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

Melville E. Stone Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

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Beveridge family 1
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Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
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Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Botsford family 1
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Boyce, Helen 1
Boyce, Le Roy Merrick 1
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Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Chapin family 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Clark, Robert R. 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1
Colton family 1
Cornell University 1
Cornell family 1
Crane, William H. 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 1
Eddy family 1
Elston, Daniel 1
Elwell family 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
Field, Delia Caton 1
Field, Eugene 1
Field, Kate 1
Field, Marshall, 1834-1906 1
Fisk family 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Frewen, Moreton 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Gifford family 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Elizabeth Boyce 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 1
Hanley family 1
Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry) 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Bennet B. (Bennet Botsford), 1903-1998 1
Heath, Charles A. (Charles Andrews) 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co 1
Holder family 1
Illinois College 1
Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
Indian Rights Association 1
International Medical Congress 1
John Willy, Inc 1
Johnson family 1
Jones, Mary Alice 1
Kotula family 1
Latin School of Chicago 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
Lusitania (Steamship) 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts 1
Marsh family 1
Marsh, Bertha S. 1
Marsh, Marshall S. 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Noyes, Frank B. (Frank Brett) 1
Nye, Bill 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
Peterson family 1
Peterson, William H. (William Hartin) 1
Potomac Wharf Company 1
Pullman Company 1
Pynchon family 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
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Roberts, Katherine Marsh 1
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