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Chicago (Ill.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Himrod Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Himrod
Abstract Letters, account books, papers, and ephemera pertaining to the family of Charles Himrod, an iron merchant from Waterford, Pennsylvania. The majority of letters are addressed to Himrod's wife, Alice Judson Himrod, from family and friends. Many were written by Charles to Alice during the 1870s when Alice spent the Spring and Summer months with her family in PA, while Charles worked at a furnace company in Ohio. Also included are letters to Charles from various business associates. In addition to...
Dates: 1803-1957; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1890

Frank R. Grover Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Grover
Abstract Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmetteā€™s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.
Dates: 1905-1908

Henry Justin Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

John Willy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Willy
Abstract Periodicals, newspaper clippings, catalogs and other documents pertaining to the life and hotel periodical business of John Willy. Also includes photographs of friends of Willy taken by Chicago-area portrait photographers.
Dates: 1871-1984

Melville E. Stone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Stone & Kimball records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Stn
Abstract Papers of late 19th-early 20th century Chicago book publisher Stone & Kimball, consisting of original manuscripts and correspondence (primarily that of Herbert S. Stone) and authors George Ade, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, and Eugene Field, among others. Correspondence is supplanted with photographs, original manuscripts, plays, writings, art posters, drawings, prints, newspaper clippings, contracts, agreements, receipts, and artifacts. The bulk of the collection includes material...
Dates: 1883-1971