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Blatchford family papers

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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

Edwin R. Capron letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Graff-579
Abstract The collection includes a letter from Capron's sister to her mother, a letter to Capron from his parents and one letter from Henry C. Barrett to Nannie and Cyrus Fairley, Camp Cleveland, Ohio, 29 December 1863. Written from Fort Kearney and Cottonwood Springs, Nebraska Territory. Also includes 12 envelopes and a daguerreotype portrait of Capron.
Dates: 1863-1866

Felix Borowski Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Borowski
Abstract Correspondence, writings, photographs, sound recordings, clippings scrapbooks, and some biographical material documenting the life of Felix Borowski, Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. The papers include letters from prominent American and European composers such as Mili Balakirev, Edvard Grieg, Paul Hindemith, John Alden Carpenter, and...
Dates: 1841-1995; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1956

Harvey family papers

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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

McNally family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-McNallyF
Abstract Letters, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, cemetery records, wills, and obituaries of several generations of the family of Andrew McNally I of Chicago, founder of the Rand McNally Co., a publishing firm specializing in cartography. There is much material concerning Andrew McNally I, his Chicago home, and especially his Windermere Ranch in what became La Mirada, California, including the ranch's olive oil plant and McNally's efforts to promote settlement in the area. Also extensive materials...
Dates: 1788-2002; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1993

Thomas Martin Easterly daguerreotypes

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Identifier: Ayer-Photographs-3648-3662
Abstract Fifteen daguerreotypes depicting images of Sauk, Fox, and Iowa Native Americans, as well as two non-native men.
Dates: approximately 1845-1849

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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Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
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Blatchford, Frances Lord 1
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Blatchford, Paul 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1767-1828 1
Blatchford, Samuel, 1820-1893 1
Borowski, Elsa 1
Borowski, Felix 1
Botsford family 1
Capron family 1
Capron, Edwin R 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Emmons 1
Cochran family 1
Coolidge, Calvin 1
Crerar Manuscript Collection (University of Chicago. Library) 1
Easterly, Thomas M. (Thomas Martin), 1809-1882 1
Edward E. Ayer Photograph Collection (Newberry Library) 1
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana (Newberry Library) 1
Fairley, Cyrus 1
Fairley, Nannie 1
Fisk family 1
Fowler, Barbara Blatchford 1
General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.) 1
General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1
Grainger, Percy 1
Grieg, Edvard 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Bennet B. (Bennet Botsford), 1903-1998 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Hindemith, Paul 1
Illinois College 1
Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
Indian Rights Association 1
Indy, Vincent d' 1
Jones, Mary Alice 1
Keokuk, Sauk chief 1
Latin School of Chicago 1
Lord family 1
Lord, Charles V. 1
Lord, Daniel Walker 1
Lord, Mary Patterson 1
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McNally, Andrew, 1836-1904 1
McNally, Andrew, 1909- 1
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National Metal Trades Association (U.S.) 1
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1
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United States Christian Commission 1
United States Sanitary Commission. Chicago Branch 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1863) 1
Vaughan Williams, Ralph 1
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Wellesley College 1
White, Fanny Woods, 1822-1893 1
Williams family 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
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Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1868-1952 1
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980 1
Woods, Frederick Moffatt 1
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