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Alma Boge Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-BogeA
Abstract Appointment calendars, daily journals, photo albums and supplemental material preserved by Alma Boge, from her high school age onward, documenting her life as a wife, mother of five children, and working woman actively involved in her communities of Spokane WA, Park Ridge, IL, Gig Harbor, WA, Scottsdale, AZ, and Barrington, IL.
Dates: 1944-2015

Christopher Gardner Pearce Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pearce
Abstract Correspondence between Christopher Gardner Pearce, who was a Mississippi steamboat captain, and his wife Jane Ann (Sackett), beginning during their courtship in 1839 and continuing until 1851, the year in which Jane Ann died. The letters discuss a variety of subjects, including Pearce's life on the river, Jane Ann’s domestic life in Cincinnati, business, religion, politics, and family news and gossip. Also included is Pearce’s obituary from 1882, and a 1943 newspaper clipping that reprints a...
Dates: 1839-1943; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1851

Elbert Ozial Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-TaylorE
Abstract Sermons and other miscellaneous religious and career-related materials of the University of Chicago graduate, Baptist minister, and notable national temperance lecturer, Reverend Elbert Ozial Taylor.
Dates: 1880-1893

Everett Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Everett
Abstract Primarily correspondence of the Everett family, concerning family news and health issues, and also covering abolition, temperance, women's rights, rights of African-Americans, and moral reform. Printing, education, pioneer life, and religion are all discussed within the papers. Papers include materials of Robert Everett, the pastor of Welsh Congregationalist churches in Oneida County, NY, and publisher of Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd (The American Missionary), a...
Dates: 1794-1949; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1927

George A. Gonder Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gonder
Abstract Church-related correspondence and documents of George A. Gonder, Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion convert and official in Kansas and Illinois. Includes postcards showing Zion City parks, buildings, and church officials.
Dates: 1899-1907

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

Graham Taylor Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Taylor
Abstract Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.
Dates: 1820-1975; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1940

Harry E. Biedinger Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Biedinger
Abstract Collection of more than 60 diaries, datebooks, and financial records kept over a lifetime by Harry E. Biedinger (1880-1956), who was among the founding members and builders of Zion City, a failed utopian Christian community outside of Chicago.
Dates: 1898-1949

House of David Pamphlets and Ephemera

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-House
Abstract Collection of printed pamphlets and ephemera, ca. 1906 to ca. 1970, relating to the House of David and Mary’s City of David religious colonies in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Features a variety of topics, including religious beliefs, court cases, and vegetarian recipes.
Dates: approximately 1906 to approximately 1970; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1963

J. W. "Duke" Wellington Slide Collection

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Wellington
Abstract Copies of color 35 mm. slide sets, slide captions, and commentaries documenting Assiniboine and Gros Ventre ceremonies performed at the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana, approximately 1950-1952, prepared by J. W. "Duke" Wellington, who was Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent at the reservation, 1947-1954.
Dates: approximately 1950-1975

John Gottlieb Ernestus Heckewelder letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-378
Abstract A small collection of correspondence (seven letters) written by Heckewelder from his home in Bethlehem, Pa. to three individuals between the years 1790 and 1822.,The largest group of letters were written to William Alexander, a surveyor residing in Carlisle, Pa., dated 23 March 1790 to 8 Feb. 1791. In these letters Heckewelder engages the services of Alexander to survey five warrents of land (650 acres) in eastern Ohio purchased by Heckewelder and others. He also instructs Alexander to layout...
Dates: 1790-1822

John Howard Payne Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-689
Abstract Material collected in the 1830s and 1840s by actor, playwright and editor John Howard Payne, relating to American Indians, primarily concerning the Cherokees for Payne's intended history of the Cherokee Nation. Collection consists of fourteen volumes of correspondence, manuscript notes, transcriptions, extensive historical research, memoranda, and published and unpublished documents.
Dates: 1794-1842; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1842

Stall and Teal Journal and Private Diary

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-211
Abstract A manuscript diary written by Edward Teal of Stall & Teal, a business located in Mission, Illinois in La Salle County. The journal documents finances, farming, family genealogy, daily activities, and issues pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as Teal was a practicing Mormon. The first portion of the journal documents the business-related transactions and accounts. On pages 93 and 94, Teal compiled a short genealogical record of marriages and births. The diary...
Dates: approximately 1840-1889

Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Powellton, Ill.) minutes book

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-224
Abstract Ledger of minutes from the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Powellton, Illinois, 1901-1906. The minutes record discussions concerning prohibition, suffrage, illegal gambling, and polygamy.
Dates: 1901-1906

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