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Carroll Binder papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Binder
Abstract Correspondence, writing, personal and family materials, and photographs of newspaper editor and foreign correspondent Carroll Binder.
Dates: 1910-1984; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

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

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

Loren M. Knowles family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811-1961

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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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
Photographs -- 1851-1900 3
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Bridgeport (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Buenos Aires (Argentina) 1
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Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Clinton County (N.Y.) -- History 1
Cold War -- Economic aspects -- United States 1
Correspondence -- 1751-1800 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Diaries 1
Education, Higher -- United States 1
Families 1
Families -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
Female friendship -- Correspondence 1
Financial executives 1
Foreign correspondents -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
France -- History -- 20th century 1
Freedom of the press 1
Genealogical correspondence 1
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Husband and wife -- Correspondence 1
Iran -- Foreign economic relations -- United States 1
Journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 1
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Ledgers (account books) 1
Legislators -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Licking County (Ohio) -- Genealogy 1
Licking County (Ohio) -- History 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Medals -- 1901-1950 1
Newsletters 1
Newspaper editors -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
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Parent and adult child -- Correspondence 1
Parent and child -- Correspondence 1
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Photographs -- 2001-2050 1
Poland -- History -- German occupation, 1914-1918 1
Public welfare -- Illinois 1
Pulitzer Prizes 1
Pullman (Chicago, Ill.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Poland 1
Reporters and reporting 1
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 1
Scrapbooks -- 1951-2000 1
Socialites -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Soldiers' writings, American 1
Speeches 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- France 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Poland 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean -- Naval operations, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements 1
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Zionism 1
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Adgate family 1
Adgate, Asa 1
Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company 1
Allstate Insurance Company 1
American Council for Judaism 1
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American Field Service 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Mothers 1
American Red Cross in France 1
American Relief Administration 1
American School of Prehistoric Research 1
American Tract Society 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
Balzhäuser family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, James M. (James Madison) 1
Bell, Laird 1
Berger, Elmer 1
Binder, Carroll 1
Bingham, Barry 1
Brewster family 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Christian family 1
Cokenhour family 1
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor) 1
Cowles, John 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Dennis, Charles Henry 1
Doolittle, James Harold 1
Dulles, Allen 1
Ebtehaj, A. H. (Abol Hassan) 1
Federated Press 1
First National Bank of Boston. Buenos Aires Branch 1
Flanders, Ralph E. (Ralph Edward) 1
Gannett, Lewis 1
Garner, Robert L. (Robert Livingston) 1
Goodwin, Philip Lippincott 1
Green, Joshua 1
Hanley family 1
Helvig family 1
Hencken, Hugh 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Howe, C. D. (Clarence Decatur) 1
Hoyal family 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio) 1
Hunsaker, Jerome C. (Jerome Clarke) 1
Hyde family 1
Illinois Children’s Home and Aid Society 1
Jackson family 1
Johnson family 1
Kauffman family 1
Kennelly, Martin H. 1
Killian, James Rhyne 1
Kirkpatrick, Helen Paull 1
Klauder family 1
Knopf, Alfred A. 1
Knowles family 1
Knowles, Beatrice Michell 1
Knowles, Hannibal 1
Knowles, Julia Adgate 1
Knowles, Loren M. 1
Knowles, Sarah E. Clark 1
Knox, Frank 1
Kotula family 1
Lamson family 1
Lenroot, Katharine F. (Katharine Fredrica) 1
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
McCormick Theological Seminary 1
McCormick, Chauncey 1
Michel family 1
Minneapolis Tribune 1
Mowrer, Paul Scott 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Newcomen Society of the United States 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
O'Flaherty, Hal 1
Oliger family 1
Overseas Consultants, Inc 1
Perkins, Frances 1
Peterson family 1
Peterson, William H. (William Hartin) 1
Pullman Company 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Revere, C T. (Clinton T.) 1
Sears, Roebuck and Company 1
Seymour, Gideon Deming 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 1
Stowe, Leland 1
Strong, Walter Ansel 1
Swain, George Fillmore 1
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 1
United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1953-1955) 1
Walters, Basil Leon 1
Weygand family 1
Whitehill, Walter Muir 1
World Bank 1
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