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Harvey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey
Abstract Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.
Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

Woods Family Papers - Additions

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Woods-2
Abstract Materials gathered and retained by Frank H. Woods Jr. relating to Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada and his Woods descendants. Includes Frank H. Woods’s correspondence and research notes for a biography of Henry Ruiter, notebooks with accounts, poetry and stories of his great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, and an account book of his great-grandfather, Elias Woods, Woods family deeds and receipts from Boone County, Illinois (1840s-1860s), and other miscellaneous early Woods...
Dates: 1842-1980

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