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- Research working files, correspondence, and writings of Alfred F. Young, prominent historian of the ordinary people of the American Revolution and mentor to a whole generation of younger scholars. Young taught for over 25 years at Northern Illinois University and after his retirement was a senior research fellow at the Newberry Library.
- Photographs documenting Chicago railroad, maritime, air, and mass transportation collected and/or taken by Young while researching his four books (Chicago Aviation, Chicago Maritime, Chicago Transit, and Iron Horse in the Windy City) published by Northern Illinois University Press. Also research files relating to mass transit and railroads, magazine advertisements, artwork, and a few maps.
- Diary of the Saint Louis pig iron businessman Alexander Yule, who traveled with his wife, Ruth, by train through Canada to St. John; by ship to Liverpool, and then around England; across the channel to Paris, and then to Scotland and Ireland before returning on the "Caronia" to New York. Entries, dated 28 April-29 June 1907, contain details about towns and tourist destinations, meetings with cousins and parents in England and Scotland, and some business appointments. One photograph of an outdoor setting laid in.