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Harris-MacLean family papers

 Collection
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

Joseph Kirkland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kirkland
Abstract

Correspondence, mainly written by Chicago lawyer and author Joseph Kirkland to and from members of his family, and copies of letters he wrote to Hamlin Garland. Also, a few of Kirkland's works, and some miscellaneous material including biographical, genealogical and social information regarding Kirkland, his family and his literary career.

Dates: 1842-1939

Percy H. Sloan Collection of Photographs

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Sloan
Abstract

Collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs of Chicago and environs, which includes aerial views of the city and some suburbs (1925-1930), and a large collection of church, civic, commercial and domestic architecture. Also, views of Chicago monuments and statuary and a group of Sloan’s checklists of his work. Most images are annotated with addresses and but not dates.

Dates: approximately 1890-1942

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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 -- Personal narratives 1
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Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women college teachers 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Chicago Aerial Survey 1
Eleanor Association 1