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Blatchford Family Papers

 Collection
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

Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Beveridge
Abstract Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.
Dates: 1703-2004; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1910

Charles Andrews Heath Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Heath
Abstract Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago related events. There are also typed transcripts of 1912 European trip letters from Heath's wife Jennie and children Alice and Albert, photographs of Heath and his family, including the European trip,...
Dates: 1880-1999

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

Edna L. McRae Papers

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Identifier: Dance-MS-McRae
Abstract Dancer, choreographer, and teacher Edna McRae started dancing in Chicago Public Schools and studied with Andreas Pavley, Serge Oukrainsky, and Adolph Bolm, among others. She operated a ballet school in Chicago from 1925 to 1964, becoming known as the grande dame of the Chicago Ballet community. Papers include correspondence, biographical information, brochures, clippings, programs, numerous photographs, personal and dance notation notebooks, card files, address books, and eight albums relating...
Dates: 1910-1990

Frank H. Woods, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-F
Abstract Material relating to the life and career of businessman and philanthropist Frank H. Woods, Jr. of Chicago, including family, business, personal and philanthropic-related correspondence and general files, clippings, memorabilia and photographs.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1980

Goodman Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodman Family
Abstract Papers, letters, photograph albums, cards, genealogical materials, diaries, and travel memorabilia from the family of Marjorie Sawyer Goodman Graff, daughter of playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, and her mother, Marjorie Robbins Hopkins.
Dates: 1795-2003; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1995

Gookin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1921

Harold L. Stuart Travel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stuart
Abstract Scrapbooks compiled by Chicago investment banker Harold L. Stuart documenting his travels in Europe from 1912 to 1939. Contains travel ephemera and written narratives of each trip.
Dates: 1912-1939

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

McNally Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McNallyF
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials...
Dates: 1788-2002; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1993

Waller Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Waller
Abstract Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander
Dates: 1803-1938; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1888

William O. Field postcard collection

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Identifier: Modern-MS-FieldWO
Abstract A personal collection of Dr. William O. Field and his father, it consists of approximately 7,000 postcards documenting Europe and America from around 1895 to the 1950s. Strengths include steamships, railroads, travel related images, pre-World War I European politics, and views of European cities in the early twentieth century. One of the five original postcard albums in the collection was copied and the copies were made into a volume; it documents the European "Grand Tour" of Dr. Field's...
Dates: approximately 1895-1950s

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

Woolson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woolson
Abstract Letters, scrapbooks, photographs, diaries, clippings, and genealogical materials concerning the Woolson family of New Hampshire, Ohio, and Chicago.
Dates: 1856-1950; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1910

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Dakota Indians -- Land tenure 1
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Designers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
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Diaries -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
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American Red Cross 1
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Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) 1
Bedells, Phyllis 1
Berryman, Clifford Kennedy 1
Beveridge family 1
Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah) 1
Beveridge, Catherine Eddy 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel 1
Blew, John 1
Bolm, Adolph 1
Chapin family 1
Chicago Literary Club 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Emmons 1
Clay, Henry 1
Colton family 1
Cornell family 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection (Newberry Library) 1
Dewey, Ken 1
Dolin, Anton 1
Eddy family 1
Elwell family 1
Field, Delia Caton 1
Field, Marshall 1
Field, William O. 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
French family 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Gifford family 1
Goodman Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Goodman family 1
Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer 1
Gookin, Elisabeth A. 1
Gookin, Frederick W. 1
Graff, Everett D. (Everett Dwight) 1
Graff, Marjorie S. 1
Graham, Martha 1
Heath, Charles A. (Charles Andrews) 1
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co 1
Holder family 1
Holm, Hanya 1
Howard, Alan 1
Howes, Wright 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
J. H. Winterbotham & Sons 1
Judson, Clay 1
Judson, William V. (William Voorhees) 1
Karsavina, Tamara 1
Lake County Forest Preserve District (Ill.) 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward) 1
Legat, Nikolaĭ Gustavovich 1
Lincoln Park Zoo 1
Lindley, Lucia Woods 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
Massine, Leonide 1
Mathieson Alkali Works 1
McNally family 1
McNally, Andrew 1
McRae, Edna L. 1
McRae, Elma Marie 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
Neff, Wallace 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Oukrainsky, Serge 1
Page, Ruth 1
Pynchon family 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
Sahara Coal Company 1
Schurz High School (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Sheldon family 1
Spencer family 1
Spencer, Franklin Fayette 1
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) 1
Stuart, Charles B. 1
Stuart, Harold L. 1
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