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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

Horace Sweeney Oakley Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Oakley
Abstract Correspondence and papers of lawyer and civic leader Horace S. Oakley. Also photographs, memorabilia, writings, and materials relating to his work with The Orchestral Association in Chicago, the American Red Cross Commission to Macedonia, and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
Dates: 1881-1929

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

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Newberry Library Archives

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Identifier: NL-Archives
Abstract The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.
Dates: 1885-ongoing

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Altgeld, John Peter, 1847-1902 1
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American School of Classical Studies at Athens 1
American School of Prehistoric Research 1
American University of Beirut 1
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Ayer, Edward Everett 1
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Barker, James M. (James Madison) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel 1
Carlton, W. N. C. (William Newnham Chattin) 1
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Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education 1
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Chicago Chamber Music Society 1
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Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific Railroad Company 1
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Cobb, Henry Ives 1
Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor) 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Cullen, Charles T. 1
D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Doolittle, James Harold 1
Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family and Community History 1
Dulles, Allen 1
Ebtehaj, A. H. (Abol Hassan) 1
Edward E. Ayer Collection (Newberry Library) 1
Everett D. Graff Collection (Newberry Library) 1
First National Bank of Boston. Buenos Aires Branch 1
Flanders, Ralph E. (Ralph Edward) 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Garner, Robert L. (Robert Livingston) 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Green, Joshua 1
Greenlee, William Brooks 1
Hamill, Charles H. (Charles Humphrey) 1
Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry) (Carter Henry) 1
Hawley, Mary Oakley 1
Hencken, Hugh 1
Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography 1
Howe, C. D. (Clarence Decatur) 1
Huggins, E. L. (Eli Lundy) 1
Hunsaker, Jerome C. (Jerome Clarke) 1
Illinois College 1
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Killian, James Rhyne 1
Knopf, Alfred A. 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
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National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
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Newcomen Society of the United States 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
Oakley, Horace Sweeney 1
Oakley, Violet 1
Orchestral Association (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Overseas Consultants, Inc 1
Pargellis, Stanley 1
Perkins, Frances 1
Poole, William Frederick 1
Revere, C T. (Clinton T.) 1
Ruggles, Rudy Lamont 1
Sears, Roebuck and Company 1
Stock, Frederick 1
Swain, George Fillmore 1
Towner, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William) 1
Tree family 1
Tree, Lambert 1
United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
United States. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (1953-1955) 1
Utley, George Burwell 1
Wayfarers' Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Whitehill, Walter Muir 1
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Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
World Bank 1
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