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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

Chauncey McCormick Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCormick
Abstract Letters, clippings, photographs, and mementos of Chicago businessman and philanthropist Chauncey McCormick. He was the nephew of Cyrus McCormick, founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company which became part of International Harvester Company, and was president of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1944-1954. Correspondence concerns business, civic, philanthropic, religious, and political activities. Also contains speeches and writings, including those for the Art Institute, child...
Dates: 1887-1955

Clay Judson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-JudsonC
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs and memorabilia of Chicago lawyer Clay Judson.
Dates: 1800-1966

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

John Blew Collection on Wright Howes, Zoe Howes, and U.S.IANA

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blew
Abstract Correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, interviews, writings, and other materials related to the lives and careers of Wright and Zoe Howes, their families, and Wright Howes' bibliographical work U.S.IANA. Materials were compiled by John Blew, a Chicago lawyer and book collector who became interested in the life of Wright Howes through his use of Howes' U.S.IANA.
Dates: 1790s-2012; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1999

Mitchell Dawson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Storrs & Deville Chabrol Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Storrs
Abstract Letters, World War II-era memorabilia, journals, clippings, manuscripts and photographs pertaining to Marguerite Deville Chabrol Storrs (1881-1959), a successful fiction and non-fiction writer who used the pseudonym "Marc Debrol." Also included are letters and materials related to the Deville Chabrol family, including correspondence between family members present during the Franco-Prussian War and the colonization of Algeria. Additionally, collection includes genealogical information about the...
Dates: 1850-2002; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945

Victor Lawson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawson
Abstract Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.
Dates: approximately 1860-1931; Majority of material found within 1885 - 1925

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

Winterbotham-French Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-French
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, diaries, financial and estate documents, genealogical research, and photographs of the Winterbotham and French families who were united by the marriage of John R. Winterbotham III and Chloe T. French. Papers include correspondence pertaining to Chloe Tyler French's work at Mathieson Alkali Works, courtship letters between Seth B. French and Mary Tyler Duffy, and letters and photographs of Hilah French, an aunt of Chloe Tyler French, who served at a Red Cross...
Dates: 1850-2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

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Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 2
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Photograph albums 2
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Advertising -- Medicine 1
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Algeria -- History -- 1830-1962 -- Sources 1
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Daguerreotypes (photographs) -- 1851-1900 1
Dakota Indians -- Land tenure 1
Dakota Indians -- Missions -- South Dakota -- History 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1851-1900 1
Diaries -- 1801-1850 1
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Diaries -- New York (N.Y.) 1
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France -- History -- 20th century 1
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 -- Sources 1
Gatun Locks (Panama) -- Photographs 1
Golf clubs (Sporting goods) -- United States 1
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
Green Lake County (Wis.) 1
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Houses -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Houses -- Illinois -- Oak Park 1
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New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 2
America First Committee 1
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American Red Cross 1
American Red Cross in France 1
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American University of Beirut 1
Anderson, Margaret C. 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Associated Press 1
Auditorium Theater (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bell, Edward Price 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Blew, John 1
Bodenheim, Maxwell 1
Carnevali, Emanuel 1
Chicago Commission on Race Relations 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
City News Bureau of Chicago 1
Clay, Henry 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Dawson, George Ellis 1
Dawson, Julia Meacham 1
Dawson, Manierre 1
Dawson, Mitchell 1
Dennis, Charles Henry 1
Deville Shabrol family 1
Eleanor Association 1
Field, Eugene 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
French family 1
Fresh Air Fund 1
Gales family 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Goodwin, Philip Lippincott 1
Gould, Wallace 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Hahn, Emily 1
Hanley family 1
Hansen, Harry 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
Haskins, Sylvia Shaw Judson 1
Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Howes, Wright 1
Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Integral Phalanx (Sangamon County, Ill.) 1
J. H. Winterbotham & Sons 1
Johnson family 1
Judson family 1
Kennelly, Martin H. 1
Kirkland, Wallace 1
Kotula family 1
Kreymborg, Alfred 1
Lane family 1
Lane, Clayton 1
Lane, Dorothy Bent 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica) 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
MacLean, Annie Marion 1
MacLean, M. H. (Murdoch Haddon) 1
MacLean, Pearl Emma Harris 1
Manierre, Edward 1
Mathieson Alkali Works 1
McAlmon, Robert 1
McCormick Theological Seminary 1
McCormick, Chauncey 1
McLean family 1
Mowrer, Paul Scott 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
Newberry Library 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Noyes, Frank B. (Frank Brett) 1
Peterson family 1
Peterson, William H. (William Hartin) 1
Pullman Company 1
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