Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes), 1826-1914
- Existence: 1826-1914
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Betty J. Blum Blatchford family research papers
Abstract Research notes, copies of original letters, photographs, and other documents, and copies of secondary articles all gathered and created by Blum for an article on the Eliphalet W. Blatchford family and their LaSalle Street house, furnishings, and art collection.
Blatchford family papers
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
Blatchford family papers - Additions
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2
Abstract Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, and his involvement with Chicago social, charitable and educational organizations.
Dates: 1841-1947; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1914
Howe-Barnard family papers
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, a science teacher who originated the practice of field trips in science classes, and Alice Lucretia Barnard, one of the first woman principals in the Chicago schools. Also contains Civil War letters of...
Dates: 1826-1999; Majority of material found within 1880-1940
Newberry Library Archives
Abstract The Newberry Library's institutional records, records of the Walter L. Newberry estate, personal papers of staff members and trustees, photographs, and publications that document the establishment and operation of the library, its growth and transformation over time, and its active participation in the cultural and intellectual life of Chicago and the nation. Also information on the Newberry family and property development in Chicago.
Series 01: E.W. Blatchford papers, 1870-1971, bulk: 1870-1915
Identifier: NL Archives 02/15/01
Scope and Contents Correspondence to and from E.W. Blatchford concerning Newberry Library, as well as letters, reports, and other materials held by E.W. Blatchford concerning the development of the Newberry Library and its operations. Of particular note is correspondence between architect Henry Ives Cobb, librarian William Frederick Poole, and Newberry trustees regarding building plans and layout. Also included are early copies of Newberry rules and regulations, letters detailing employee grievances, job...
Dates: 1870-1971; Majority of material found within 1870-1915
William Holmes Onderdonk autograph letter collection
Abstract The collection consists of 18 manuscript letters, mounted, and arranged chronologically. Each letter is preceded by a page bearing the name of the writer and subject of the letter. A portrait of each author represented is included.