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Head family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-HeadFH
Abstract Family papers from multiple generations of the Head family. Includes letters from the 1860s-1870s from the Utah Territory from Franklin Harvey Head, later a trustee of Newberry Library. Also includes Francis M. Knight letters from WWI. Thomas C. Fischer letters from WWII. and materials about the Perkins and Durkee families.
Dates: 1860-1957

James M. Barker papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barker
Abstract Correspondence, business records, speeches, personal materials, photographs, and family newsletters of business executive James M. Barker. During his career, Barker was, among other things, banker, vice-president of Sears, Roebuck and Company and president of Allstate Insurance Company whose financial expertise made him a valued advisor in government financial matters and corporate environments. He participated in post World War II era economic missions to Iran and Turkey, and was a close...
Dates: 1825-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1970

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