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Daniel Lyman Chandler Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-128
Abstract Twelve letters of New Englander Daniel Lyman Chandler from Chicago, Illinois, and Ogden, Kansas, to his relatives,1855-1863, which describe life in Chicago and in the Kansas Territory. Also, two other letters from his nephew John and a woman named Elisabeth Hewins.
Dates: 1855-1866

Ernest A. Griffin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family
Abstract Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.
Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fairbank-Graham
Abstract Correspondence, personal and business materials, documents, diaries, writings, photographs, and maps of the Fairbank and Graham families. These families were connected by the marriage of Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, a prominent Chicago businessman, and Helen Beeckman Graham, daughter of East Coast industrialist John Andrew Graham. Collection also includes materials of the Carpenter family, through the marriage of Helen Fairbank and Benjamin Carpenter, and three generations of the Nathan S. Davis...
Dates: 1775-1980; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1920

Francis Trowbridge Sherman Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Case-MS-5282
Abstract Correspondence of Francis Trowbridge Sherman of Chicago, and his traveling companion, Henry A. Ballentine, documenting their travel overland to the California gold fields and experiences there, 1849-1850. Also photocopies of a few of Sherman's (colonel 88th Illinois Infantry) letters regarding the Civil War and his Chicago business, business and family correspondence of father F.C. Sherman, family records, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1849-1894

Hermann Raster papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Raster
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life of German immigrant "Forty-Eighter," Hermann Raster, and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung.
Dates: 1849-1940; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1891

Howe-Barnard family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Howe-Barnard
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

James D. and Joseph W. Harris Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-HarrisJ
Abstract Correspondence from James Duncan Harris and brother Joseph Whipple Harris of Massachusetts and New Hampshire to members of their family, mostly written while they were in military service in the 1860's. Also, a few letters James wrote from Chicago in the 1850's; letters concerning Joseph Harris's death in 1861 while serving in the United States Navy; a few historic family letters and a genealogical pamphlet.
Dates: 1824-1862

Milo Kendall Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Kendall
Abstract Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.
Dates: 1798-1925; Majority of material found within 1845 - 1906

Oliver Barrett-Carl Sandburg Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Barrett-Sandburg
Abstract Correspondence between Oliver R. Barrett, lawyer and collector of Abraham Lincoln material and poet Carl Sandburg, primarily pertaining to the interest of both men in Lincoln, plus a few other letters of Oliver Barrett and his son Roger; numerous brief undated notes from Sandburg to Barrett and work notes on Lincoln's biography by both men; copies of several articles and numerous poems by Sandburg; miscellaneous printed items relating to Sandburg, his work and his public appearances; and...
Dates: approximately 1860-1966

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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Brachvogel, Udo 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Chandler, Daniel Lyman 1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
Civil War Round Table (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Dabney, Samuel W. 1
Damrosch, Leopold 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
Dawson, William L. (William Levi) 1
Elijah Muhammad 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
Froebel Society 1
Glory Kindergarten and Training School 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 1
Griffin Funeral Home (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Griffin family 1
Griffin, Ernest A. 1
Griffin-O'Neal, E. Dawn 1
Harris family 1
Harris, James Duncan 1
Harris, Joseph Whipple 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Annie Lyon 1
Howe, Charles Oliver 1
Howe, Edward Gardiner 1
Illinois Grand Trunk Railway Co 1
International Medical Congress 1
Kendall, Milo 1
Kindergarten Union of Japan 1
Lancaster (Sloop of war) 1
Lawrence, Robert H. 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
Medill, Joseph 1
Mitgang, Herbert 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
Owens, Jesse 1
Parker, Francis W. (Francis Wayland) 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
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Pulitzer, Joseph 1
Rapp, Wilhelm 1
Raster, Hermann 1
Sandburg, Carl 1
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Sherman, Francis C. 1
Sherman, Francis Trowbridge 1
Sherman, Haley & Co 1
Sherman, Martha E. 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 28th (1861-1866) 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1866). Company K 1
United States. Army. Illinois Regiment, 88th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 30th (1862-1865) 1
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Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
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