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Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

 Collection
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

Frank R. Grover papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Grover
Abstract Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmetteā€™s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.
Dates: 1905-1908

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

F.W. Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1916

Henry Blake Fuller papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Henry Justin Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithHJ
Abstract Manuscripts of works, correspondence, and mementos of Henry Justin Smith, author and Chicago Daily News reporter, city editor, news editor, and managing editor.
Dates: 1912-1980; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1935

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

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

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

Welling Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Welling
Abstract Correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. Harriet Welling material includes memoirs of her life in Chicago, and histories of Chicago clubs; John P. Welling material includes military records from his service in World War I.
Dates: 1899-1988

William H. Peterson Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Peterson
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, including William's father Hartin F. Peterson, also a Pullman employee, such as his World War I photographs and his own draft work. Collection also contains genealogy and photographs of the Swedish-American...
Dates: 1891-2012

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World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 2
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American Medical Association 1
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Anderson, Sherwood 1
Art Institute of Chicago 1
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Athenaeum of Philadelphia 1
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Borowski, Felix 1
Bromfield, Louis 1
Brooks, Van Wyck 1
Browne, Charles Francis 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Casino (Club : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company 1
Christopher Publishing House 1
Clark Construction Company 1
Clark family 1
Clark, F. W. (Frederick William) 1
Clark, Jonathan, 1902- 1
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne 1
Crane, William H. 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dreiser, Theodore 1
Eddy, Arthur Jerome 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
Field, Kate 1
Field, Roswell Martin 1
Frewen, Moreton 1
Fuller, Henry Blake 1
Garland, Hamlin 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 1
Grover, Frank R. 1
Hanley family 1
Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry) 1
Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry) (Carter Henry) 1
Hatfield, James Taft 1
Hecht, Ben 1
Howells, William Dean 1
Huggins, E. L. (Eli Lundy) 1
Illinois Grand Trunk Railway Co 1
International Medical Congress 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Fridolf 1
Junior League of Chicago 1
Kendall, Milo 1
Kotula family 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Lindsay, Vachel 1
Little Room (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Lusitania (Steamship) 1
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton) 1
McCormick, Edith Rockefeller 1
Monroe, Harriet 1
Morgan, Anna 1
Mosser, Charles 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
Newberry Library. Board of Trustees 1
Norton, Charles Eliot 1
Noyes, Frank B. (Frank Brett) 1
Nye, Bill 1
Orbaan, Albert 1
Ouilmette, Antoine 1
Ouilmette, Archange 1
Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) 1
Peattie, Elia Wilkinson 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
Peterson family 1
Peterson, William H. (William Hartin) 1
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1
Pond, Allen Bartlit 1
Pond, Irving K. (Irving Kane) 1
Potomac Wharf Company 1
Pullman Company 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
Richardson, Frederick 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Russell, Sol Smith 1
Schlesinger & Mayer Store 1
Sherman, Stuart Pratt 1
Smith, Fredrika Shumway 1
Smith, Henry Justin, 1875-1936 1
Smithsonian Institution 1
Starrett, Vincent 1
Stead, W. T. (William Thomas) 1
Stone family 1
Stone, Herbert Stuart, 1871-1915 1
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