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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

Milo Kendall Papers

 Collection
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

Monroe Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Monroe-Family
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia from the Monroe family of Chicago. Correspondence is primarily from Henry Stanton Monroe (Chicago attorney), his daughters Harriet Monroe, Dora Monroe Root (and her architect husband John Wellborn Root), and Lucy Monroe Calhoun, and their children. Topics include the births of children, travel, Poetry Magazine, and life in Chicago including Oscar Wilde's 1882 Chicago visit. Also contains World War II and post-war correspondence between William Monroe...
Dates: 1868-1949

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

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Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 1
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Railroad accidents -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Railroads -- Right of way -- Illinois -- Cases 1
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Slavery -- United States -- Public opinion 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Personal narratives 1
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