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Allen Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Allen
Abstract Courtship letters of lawyer and Wisconsin statesman Gideon W. Allen and his future wife Annie Cox during the years of 1863-1865 in which they discuss current their political and religious beliefs, Allen's travels throughout Wisconsin while looking for work, and Cox's life as a woman in Madison, Wisconsin. Also an unfinished biography of renowned botanist Ruth F. Allen by Mabel Nebel, incoming correspondence of Ruth F. Allen, and other family correspondence, photographs, and personal materials...
Dates: 1862-1964

Clay Judson Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC2
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer and civic leader, Clay Judson, including correspondence, mostly with family members; travel narratives of camping trips taken by Judson and his friends, chiefly in Wisconsin and Minnesota; materials relating to Judson’s experiences with the A.E.F. in World War I; and photographs of Judson and his family members, among which is an album of snapshots made while his father was stationed in Panama during the construction of the Gatun...
Dates: 1839-1960; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1926

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

Lewis Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Loren M. Knowles family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811-1961

Monroe Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monroe-Family
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from the Monroe family of Chicago. Correspondence is primarily from Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, travel, Poetry Magazine, and life in Chicago including Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit. Also contains World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe...
Dates: 1868-1949

Sluby Collection of Portrait Photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sluby
Abstract Paul E. Sluby, Sr., a genealogist and historian from Washington D.C., compiled this collection of early photographs of identified individuals. Many of the photographs were acquired at flea markets and antique stores in the northeastern United States. Also included are some letters, funeral notices, and a high school diploma.
Dates: approximately 1850-1953; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1930

Thomas Butler Carter Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-127
Abstract Letters dating 1831 to 1898 from Thomas Butler Carter to his cousin Aaron Carter in New Jersey, which give descriptions of Carter’s personal and business life in Chicago, plus a few other letters. Also includes a typescript of Carter’s autobiographical sketch of his life in Chicago (1889), six studio photographic portraits, and several miscellaneous documents.
Dates: 1831-1898

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Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
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Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
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Businessmen -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 19th century 1
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Canada -- Description and travel 1
Chester County (Pa.) -- History 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
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Children's drawings -- France 1
Clinton County (N.Y.) -- History 1
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Lake Geneva (Wis.) 1
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Ledgers (account books) 1
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Licking County (Ohio) -- Genealogy 1
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- History 1
Rural families -- Indiana -- History 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
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Adgate family 1
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Allen, Annie Cox 1
Allen, Gideon W. 1
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American Mothers 1
American Tract Society 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Brewster family 1
Bryan, William Lowe 1
Carter, Thomas Butler 1
Chicago Relief and Aid Society 1
Christian family 1
Clay, Henry 1
Cokenhour family 1
Downs family 1
Eleanor Association 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis 1
Gales family 1
Harris N.A 1
Harris Trust and Savings Bank 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Emma Susan Gale 1
Harris, Muriel Bent 1
Harris, Norman Wait 1
Harris, Stanley Gale 1
Helvig family 1
Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) 1
Hoyal family 1
Hyde family 1
Indiana University 1
Jackson family 1
Judson, Clay 1
Judson, William V. (William Voorhees) 1
Kauffman family 1
Kirkland, Wallace 1
Klauder family 1
Knowles family 1
Knowles, Beatrice Michell 1
Knowles, Hannibal 1
Knowles, Julia Adgate 1
Knowles, Loren M. 1
Knowles, Sarah E. Clark 1
Lamson family 1
Lane family 1
Lane, Clayton 1
Lane, Dorothy Bent 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Graceanna 1
Lewis, Lloyd 1
Lewis, Louise 1
MacLean, Annie Marion 1
MacLean, M. H. (Murdoch Haddon) 1
MacLean, Pearl Emma Harris 1
McLean family 1
Michel family 1
Monroe family 1
Monroe, Harriet 1
Monroe, Henry Stanton 1
Monroe, William Stanton 1
Nebel, Mabel, Dr. 1
Oliger family 1
Raymond, George Lansing 1
Root, John Wellborn 1
Sluby, Paul E. 1
Swain, Joseph 1
Thomas family 1
Union Central Life Insurance Company 1
United States. Army. 2nd Motor Mechanics Regiment 1
Weygand family 1
Wilde, Oscar 1
William, Crown Prince of Germany 1
Yale University 1
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