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Blatchford family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Blatchford
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

McNally family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McNallyF
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials...
Dates: 1788-2002; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1993

Morton S. Wardner journal of a trip to Honduras

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Identifier: Modern-MS-42
Scope and Contents Travel journal of Morton S. Wardner, who was traveling throughout Central America in the hopes of establishing a vanilla bean company with others, including his father, Nathan Wardner; his cousin, Horace Wardner; and a Mr. McClure. The journal includes notes pertaining to Honduras and Belize; lists of fruits, plants, and trees native to and/or found in these areas; extensive notes on the vanilla bean; accounts; receipts; and Wardner's daily documentation of his travels (19 November 1888-15...
Dates: 1888-1907; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1889

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American University of Beirut 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
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