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Blatchford family papers

 Collection
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

Francema Mason - Otis Mason Correspondence

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Mason
Abstract Nineteen letters from Otis Mason, a sergeant in the Civil War to his Illinois wife, Francema Otis. Twelve letters from various friends and family, and a wedding invitation are also included.
Dates: 1863-1876; Majority of material found within 1863 - 1868

George Deal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Deal
Abstract Fifty-five letters and fragments of letters from George Deal, Ohio Union soldier in the Civil War, to his wife Sarah Cole Deal. Also, photographs of Sarah and George Deal, photocopies of army service records, three Confederate bills, and a few genealogical notes made by Deal's grandson.
Dates: 1862-1975; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1864

Loren M. Knowles family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Knowles Family
Abstract Correspondence and transcriptions thereof, account and estate documents, government records (such as birth, marriage, and death certificates, documents, and letters), news clippings, genealogical research material, photographs, and compilation of information concerning the Knowles family and the related Adgate, Balzhäuser, Brewster, Christian, Cokenhour, Helvig, Hoyal, Hyde, Jackson, Kauffman, Klauder, Lamson, Michell, Oliger, Weigand, and other extended families, located primarily in New York,...
Dates: 1784-2015; Majority of material found within 1811-1961

Melville E. Stone Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stone
Abstract Correspondence and other materials pertaining to the life and work of Melville E. Stone, founder and editor of the Chicago Daily News and general manager of the Associated Press.
Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1929

Morse-Keith Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Morse-Keith
Abstract Papers centering around Charles Ansel Morse (1835-1894) who settled in Chicago in the early 1860s, establishing a wholesale clothing firm. The bulk of the collection consists of letters home to family in New Bedford, Mass. There are also calling cards of many early Chicago residents, genealogical documents, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1833-1938; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1872

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Atlanta Campaign, 1864 -- Personal narratives 1
Bangor (Me.) 1
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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Brewster family 1
Brown, Olympia 1
Chicago Daily News, Inc 1
Christian family 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1
Cokenhour family 1
Crane, William H. 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Deal family 1
Deal, George 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 1
Field, Eugene 1
Field, Kate 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
Frewen, Moreton 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry) 1
Helvig family 1
Hoyal family 1
Hyde family 1
Illinois College 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Jackson family 1
Kauffman family 1
Keith family 1
Klauder family 1
Knowles family 1
Knowles, Beatrice Michell 1
Knowles, Hannibal 1
Knowles, Julia Adgate 1
Knowles, Loren M. 1
Knowles, Sarah E. Clark 1
Lamson family 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
Lusitania (Steamship) 1
Mason family 1
Mason, Francema A. 1
Mason, Otis S. 1
Michel family 1
Morse family 1
Morse, Charles Ansel 1
National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
New England Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Noyes, Frank B. (Frank Brett) 1
Nye, Bill 1
Oliger family 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke) 1
Russell, Sol Smith 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) 1
Small family 1
Stead, W. T. (William Thomas) 1
Stone family 1
Stone, Herbert Stuart, 1871-1915 1
Stone, Melville Elijah, 1848-1929 1
Taft, William H. (William Howard) 1
United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 129th (1862-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865) 1
Vedder, Elihu 1
Weygand family 1
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Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
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