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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887



  • Existence: 1823 - 1887

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Blatchford family papers - Additions

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford 2

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

Richard Irving Dodge Papers

Identifier: VAULT folio Graff-1110

Twenty pocket journals (all but six with transcriptions), 1875-1883, kept during Richard Irving Dodge’s active service as a United States Army colonel in the American West, plus correspondence, military documents, broadsides, miscellany and photographs relating to Dodge’s life and career.

Dates: 1863-1905

Additional filters:

Autobiographies (literary works) -- 1851-1900 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 1
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 1
Dry Tortugas (Fla.) 1
Great Plains -- History, Military -- 19th century -- Sources 1