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Frances Wells Shaw Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-ShawF
Abstract Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.
Dates: 1866-1976; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1937

Waller Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Waller
Abstract Primarily letters of the Waller family, a wealthy, large, educated family from Kentucky, and later Chicago, pertaining mainly to matters of family activity, family devotion to one another, and especially health. Also included are a family genealogy, biography, and letters from Henry Clay and P.G.T. Beauregard. Related family: Alexander
Dates: 1803-1938; Majority of material found within 1803 - 1888

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Canada -- Guidebooks 1
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Diaries -- 1801-1850 1
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East Asia -- Guidebooks 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- 19th century 1
Europe -- Guidebooks 1
Families -- Correspondence 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Families -- Kentucky -- 19th century 1
Fathers and daughters -- Family relationships 1
Fathers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Female friendship -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Italy -- Description and travel 1
Japan -- Guidebooks 1
Lake Forest (Ill.) -- History 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois 1
Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Mothers and daughters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Postcards -- 1901-1950 1
School prose, American -- Kentucky 1
Sisters -- Correspondence 1
Slave bills of sale -- Specimens 1
Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
Travel diaries -- 1901-1950 1
Travel guidebooks -- 1901-1950 1
Travelers -- Italy -- Diaries 1
United States -- Guidebooks 1
Upper class -- United States -- Social life and customs 1
Upper class -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
Washington and Lee University -- History 1
Women -- Correspondence 1
Women -- Education -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women -- England -- Correspondence 1
Women -- England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
Women -- Kentucky -- Correspondence 1
Women -- Kentucky -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
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Adams, Daniel W. 1
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Alexander, Robert Spruel Crawford Aitcheson 1
Atkinson, Charles Thomas 1
Atkinson, Martha Wells 1