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Morse-Keith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Morse-Keith
Abstract

Papers centering around Charles Ansel Morse (1835-1894) who settled in Chicago in the early 1860s, establishing a wholesale clothing firm. The bulk of the collection consists of letters home to family in New Bedford, Mass. There are also calling cards of many early Chicago residents, genealogical documents, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1833-1938; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1872

Richard Colles Johnson - Colles Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Johnson
Abstract

Material relating to the genealogy of Richard Colles Johnson’s family, especially his Colles ancestors and relations, including correspondence, clippings, copies of documents and publications, memorabilia, and photographs.

Dates: 1746-2002; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1998

Robert W. Bennett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-BennettRW
Abstract

Correspondence from Pvt. Bennett of the 72nd Indiana Mounted Infantry, Company D, written to his father, mother and sisters during his travels through Tennessee and Kentucky.

Dates: 1861-1863

Rodgers Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rodgers
Abstract Correspondence, essays, financial and legal documents, genealogies, journals, newspaper clippings, and four photographs relating to the Rodgers family, descendants of Rev. John Rodger (1735-1812). The papers document the life of an American pioneer family in Virginia, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Oregon, New Mexico, and California, and cover topics such as farming life, homestead claims, politics, livestock and grain industries, and religion. There is an overland journal penned by Andrew Rodgers,...
Dates: 1773-1925; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1890

Scribner Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Scribner
Abstract

Approximately 300 pages of genealogical research notes from the early 1900s pertaining to the Scribner, Freeman, and Heckle families, extending back to the 17th century. Materials possibly collected by American penman William Marshall Scribner. Also includes twenty-seven photographs mostly of Scribner family members and their homesteads in Maine and New Hampshire from 1864-1900.

Dates: 1807-1947; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Thomas Lee Ballenger papers

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Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Ballenger
Abstract

Correspondence and writings of author, educator, and historian Thomas Lee Ballenger; photographs, legal papers, and documents of the Cherokee Indians, their territory, and prominent individuals who contributed to Oklahoma's history; genealogical materials including detailed tables, charts, and diagrams of individual Cherokee families; and extensive collections of archaeological artifacts.

Dates: 1730-1968; Majority of material found within 1835 - 1968

Winterbotham-French family papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1850-2005; Majority of material found within 1900-1950

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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Bethany Union Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
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