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Ernest A. Griffin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Griffin Family
Abstract Papers of family historian Ernest A. Griffin, proprietor of the Griffin Funeral Home on Chicago's south side, including family documents, photographs, audio/visual material, genealogical notes, and materials relating to the history of Camp Douglas (on which the funeral home stood) and Charles H. Griffin who served in a colored regiment during the Civil War. Also includes documentation of the funerals of prominent African Americans.
Dates: 1862-2007; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

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

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

Lewis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-LewisF
Abstract Correspondence, documents, personal materials, genealogical research, and photographs of the Lewis and related families collected by Louise Lewis, sister of Chicago journalist Lloyd Lewis.
Dates: 1775-1977; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

McNally family papers

 Collection
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

Winterbotham-French Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Winterbotham-French
Abstract Correspondence, personal materials, diaries, financial and estate documents, genealogical research, and photographs of the Winterbotham and French families who were united by the marriage of John R. Winterbotham III and Chloe T. French. Papers include correspondence pertaining to Chloe Tyler French's work at Mathieson Alkali Works, courtship letters between Seth B. French and Mary Tyler Duffy, and letters and photographs of Hilah French, an aunt of Chloe Tyler French, who served at a Red Cross...
Dates: 1850-2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

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Carpenter family 1
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Civil War Round Table (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Emmons 1
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Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
Dawson, William L. (William Levi) 1
Downs family 1
Elijah Muhammad 1
Elston, Daniel 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
Fisk family 1
French family 1
Fussell family 1
Fussell, Charles Lewis 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 1
Griffin Funeral Home (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Griffin family 1
Griffin, Ernest A. 1
Griffin-O'Neal, E. Dawn 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Bennet B. (Bennet Botsford), 1903-1998 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
Indiana University 1
International Medical Congress 1
J. H. Winterbotham & Sons 1
Jones, Mary Alice 1
Latin School of Chicago 1
Lawrence, Robert H. 1
Lewis family 1
Lewis, Graceanna 1
Lewis, Lloyd 1
Lewis, Louise 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts 1
Marsh family 1
Marsh, Bertha S. 1
Marsh, Marshall S. 1
Mathieson Alkali Works 1
McNally family 1
McNally, Andrew, 1836-1904 1
McNally, Andrew, 1909- 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
Neff, Wallace 1
Owens, Jesse 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
Potomac Wharf Company 1
Roberts family 1
Roberts, George R. 1
Roberts, Katherine Marsh 1
Swain, Joseph 1
Thomas family 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 28th (1861-1866) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1863) 1
Vilas family 1
Wagner family 1
Wellesley College 1
Winterbotham family 1
Winterbotham, Chloe T. 1
Winterbotham, J. H. 1
Winterbotham, John R. 1
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