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Alfred J. Cox family papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-65
Abstract Letters, calligraphic favors, legal documents and photographs from the papers of Alfred J. Cox, Chicago book binder and collector. Correspondents include: William Cox and William Cox, Jr. (grandfather and father of A.J. Cox); James Cox (uncle of William Jr.); Jonathan Evans (adoptive father of A.J. Cox); Jane E. French (later Mrs. Alfred J. Cox); Louisa Field (cousin); W.I. Wilson and H.V. Whalen (Chicago businessmen). Photos are of A.J. Cox and his library.
Dates: 1797-1909

Carlos W. Colby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Colby
Abstract Primarily correspondence (129 letters) of Illinois farmer and Civil War soldier Carlos W. Colby, written between 1862 and 1865, to his sisters, brother, brother-in-law, and niece, plus a dozen Civil War letters written by Colby’s future brother-in-law James Rowe. Also includes Colby’s reminiscences of his boyhood and his service in the 97th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment, some family correspondence, genealogical material and a few photos.
Dates: 1821-1937; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont Collection of IWW Publications and Ephemera

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Identifier: Case-folio-HD-8055
Abstract Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.
Dates: 1905-2005; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1935

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Photographs -- Illinois -- 1851-1900 2
Brothers and sisters -- Correspondence 1
Camp Butler (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Clark Street Bridge (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Correspondence -- Illinois -- Alton -- 1851-1900 1
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Correspondence -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- New England -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1851-1900 1
Direct action 1
Fort Blakely (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Jackson, Battle of, Jackson, Miss., 1863 (May 13) -- Personal narratives 1
Labor literature -- United States 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Labor union locals 1
Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes 1
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Military hospitals, American -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
New England -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Pamphlets -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Pamphlets -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1951-2000 1
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Pamphlets -- United States -- 1951-2000 1
Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- 1951-2000 1
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Printers -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Printing -- Illinois -- History 1
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military life 1
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Missouri -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers' writings, American 1
Songbooks -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Strikes and lockouts -- United States 1
Transportation, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals -- Sources 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 1
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Brundage, Slim 1
Chaplin, Ralph 1
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Cortez, Carlos 1