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Henry Blake Fuller papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Milo Kendall Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Parish Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Parish
Abstract Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topics as electrification, the bicycling mania of the late 19th century, fires and fire insurance, and the remains of the World's Columbian Exposition. There are also several letters discussing an alcoholic...
Dates: 1884-1896

Wacker family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Wacker
Abstract Papers of Chicago Plan Commission head, Charles H. Wacker, his immediate family, and the family of his daughter, Rosalie Wacker Zimmerman. Includes correspondence, photographs, artifacts, keepsakes, films, and scrapbooks spanning five generations.
Dates: 1812-2002; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970

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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Alcoholism -- Treatment -- United States 1
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
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Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
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Novelists, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Railroads -- Right of way -- Illinois -- Cases 1
Railroads -- United States -- Consolidation -- History 1
Real estate business -- Illinois 1
Real estate business -- Law and legislation -- Illinois 1
Realism in literature 1
Romance fiction -- Europe 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
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Temperance -- United States -- Public opinion 1
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