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John Montgomery Roberts Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3157
Abstract

Descriptions of farm life in Tazewell County, Illinois, including discussions of routine farm activities, farming expenses and property valuations, illnesses and medicinal cures, family births and deaths, local events, and weather conditions. Also trip accounts by Roberts and his wives, descriptions of the technical aspects of making lithographic plates and miscellaneous sketches of Robert's home and towns he visited in Illinois.

Dates: 1831-1886

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Shaw Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-148
Abstract

Twelve letters and a receipt relating to the Shaw family of Jacksonville, Illinois. Letters detail agricultural, business, family, religious and social matters of mid-nineteenth century Illinois. Related family names are Roberts of Fair Haven, Massachusetts, and Bird of Portland, Maine.

Dates: 1837-1849

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Autograph albums 1
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Drawings (visual works) -- Illinois -- 1901-1950 1
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Families -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Farm life -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Illinois -- Sources 1
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 1
Illinois -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Illinois -- Rural conditions -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Northeastern States 1
Jacksonville (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Land use, Rural -- Illinois 1
Lithography -- 19th century -- United States 1
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Morton (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
New Orleans (La.) -- Description and travel 1
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Photograph albums -- Southwestern States -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- 1851-1900 1
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Pioneers -- Illinois -- Diaries 1
Tazewell County (Ill.) -- Genealogy -- Sources 1
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Traditional medicine 1
Travel literature -- 1901-1950 1
Travel literature -- East (U.S.) -- 1801-1850 1
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Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
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Byrd family 1
Clark, Robert R., 1834-1907 1
Elston, Daniel, 1790-1855 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts, 1910-1999 1