Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Cole family papers
Abstract New England and Chicago Protestant missionary family. Includes letters and family documents from John A. Cole, a civil engineer, active in the U.S. Christian Commission during the Civil War. After the war he worked with and educated freedmen, women, and children in Washington D.C. through the Lincoln Industrial Mission and the recently established Howard University. He met his wife, Julia A. Cole (née Alvord) through his work with the Lincoln Industrial Mission and Howard University, who worked...
Dates: 1842-1945; Majority of material found within 1854-1928
Mary Gehr Papers
Abstract Original work, reproductions of work, correspondence and subject files of Chicago artist Mary Gehr.
Dates: 1828-1997; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1997