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Eden-Martin family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eden
Abstract Papers pertaining to the family of Illinois U.S. Representative John R. Eden (1826-1909). The majority of the material primarily concerns John R. Eden’s daughter Rose, her husband Ivory J. Martin, and their children. The papers also contain correspondence and material relating to the Taylor and Pifer families, who were the in-laws of Rose and Ivory’s son, Robert W. Martin. (Robert Martin married Ruth Pifer, daughter of Hattie Taylor and Finley Pifer).
Dates: approximately 1827-1961

Eden-Martin family papers - Additions

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Eden-2
Abstract Letters of Ivory J. Martin of Sullivan, Illinois, to his daughter Olive Eden Martin, while she was a student at the University of Illinois, and later when she lived and taught in LaSalle, Illinois. Also includes a few letters to Olive from her mother, Rose Eden Martin, siblings, and friends. The letters are published in R. Eden Martin’s 2017 book, As Ever: The Letters of I. J. Martin to His Daughters: Olive Eden Martin and Mabel Martin George.
Dates: 1905-1941

Edward Price Bell papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bell
Abstract Correspondence, works, and other items related to Edward Price Bell's career as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News and roving correspondent for the Literary Digest.
Dates: 1886-1951; Majority of material found within 1900-1942

Edwards family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Edwards
Abstract Letters, documents, photographs, and printed ephemera centering on John C. Edwards and Lydia Martin Edwards, and their immediate families, both of whom settled near Chicago in the 1840s.
Dates: 1800-1982; Majority of material found within 1847-1908

Ehrhardt family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Ehrhardt
Abstract Collection of children's schoolwork, composition books, drawings, correspondence and church bulletins of German-American family, the Ehrhardts, from Chicago, Illinois.
Dates: 1890-1998; Majority of material found within 1890-1921

Endicott Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Endicott
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, and other miscellaneous material pertaining to the Endicott family and relatives of the Redden, Castle, and Smith families. These families lived primarily in the towns of Greenville, Stubblefield, and Villa Ridge, Pulaski County, Illinois. Topics discussed in the correspondence include marriage, domestic life, illness, and religion. Miscellaneous items include an account book, a paper written about dairy farming, and calling and greeting cards.
Dates: 1868-1986

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Prussing
Abstract Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Dates: 1928-1980

Everett family papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Everett
Abstract Primarily correspondence of the Everett family, concerning family news and health issues, and also covering abolition, temperance, women's rights, rights of African-Americans, and moral reform. Printing, education, pioneer life, and religion are all discussed within the papers. Papers include materials of Robert Everett, the pastor of Welsh Congregationalist churches in Oneida County, NY, and publisher of Y Cenhadwr Americanaidd (The American Missionary), a...
Dates: 1794-1949; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1927

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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

Fanny Butcher papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Butcher
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Chicago literary critic and author, Fanny Butcher.
Dates: 1830-1984; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1984

Finley Peter Dunne Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dunne
Abstract Chicago-based writer Finley Peter Dunne’s correspondence, essays, and memoirs. Collection also includes a photograph of Dunne, an etched stamp, and an adaptation of Dunne’s “Mr. Dooley” series for the stage, by his son, Hollywood screenwriter, film director and producer Philip Dunne.
Dates: 1925-1992

Floyd Dell papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dell
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Floyd Dell, novelist, poet, playwright, newspaperman, literary editor and social and political critic.
Dates: 1908-1969

Frances Wells Shaw papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-ShawF
Abstract Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.
Dates: 1866-1976; Majority of material found within 1925-1937

Francis Fisher Browne papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Browne
Abstract Correspondence, literary manuscripts, memorabilia, clippings, photos and material relating to Francis Fisher Browne and the publication of several Chicago literary periodicals, primarily The Dial, of which Francis Fisher Browne was the founder and editor, 1880-1913.
Dates: approximately 1860-1949; Majority of material found within 1873 - 1915

Frank R. Grover papers

Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Grover
Abstract Correspondence, manuscript and typewritten, by amateur historian Frank Grover to and from members of Antoine Ouilmette’s family inquiring into the ethnicity of Ouilmette. Also includes two copies, one with annotations, of Grover's Some Indian Land Marks of the North Shore.
Dates: 1905-1908

Frederick A. Stock Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stock
Abstract Incoming correspondence to Frederick A. Stock, second conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Also photographs of Stock rehearsing at Interlochen Music Camp, early 1940s.
Dates: 1904-1940s

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

F.W. Clark papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Clark FW
Abstract Correspondence and papers of Frederick W. Clark, Chicago building contractor and construction company president. Includes business and some personal correspondence, plus account books and trusteeship papers.
Dates: 1875-1916; Majority of material found within 1903-1916

Gridley-Hitchcock Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hitchcock
Abstract Copies of letters, diaries, and photographs of Ruth Daube Gridley (diaries from 1917-1950) and daughter Marion Gridley Hitchcock (diary from 1951-1958). Also copies of letters to Marion by her father, William Whiting Gridley, after the death of his wife that concern his life as sole caretaker for Marion's sister, who was treated for mental illness. Collection also contains a large set of original correspondence from Marion's great-aunt, Josephine Wheat Gridley, primarily concerning family...
Dates: 1860-2007; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1970

Hamilton Bogart Dox papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-257
Abstract Muster rolls, vouchers, special orders, discharge papers, and letters, dated from Jan. 4, 1864-Nov. 10, 1905, concerning the military service of Gen. Hamilton B. Dox during the Civil War. Muster-in rolls indicate his enlistment in Chicago as major in the 12th Ill. Cavalry on Jan. 4, 1864, and his promotion to lt. col. on Oct. 29, 1864. Two vouchers, dated April 30 and June 6 of 1866 document his military pay and clothing and travel expenses. Also included are special orders of May 16, 1866,...
Dates: 1864-1905

Hamilton Forrest Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Forrest
Abstract Correspondence, music and lyrics (including scripts with stage directions), newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining to Hamilton Forrest, a 20th-century composer known for his arrangements of American folksongs, most notably “He’s Got the Whole Word in His Hands.”
Dates: 1940-1951

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harris-MacLean
Abstract Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Bank of Chicago, and his wife, Emma Gale Harris from New Hampshire, and their parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren. Other major related families represented include Gale, Bent, Lane, and...
Dates: 1784-1980; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Harry Hansen papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Hansen
Abstract Correspondence, subject files, photographs and artwork of newspaper writer and editor Harry Hansen.
Dates: 1900-1974

Henry Blake Fuller papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Fuller
Abstract Correspondence, works and miscellaneous material relating to Henry Blake Fuller, Chicago novelist, essayist, critic, and satirist. The bulk of the collection consists of Fuller's writings, both published and manuscript, and incoming correspondence.
Dates: 1868-2000; Majority of material found within 1874 - 1929

Henry J. Aten Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Aten
Abstract Letters from Nicholas Harris to Henry J. Aten of Hiawatha, Kansas, clippings, notes pertaining to the Aten family genealogy, and a photocopy of the family history initiated by Aten and continued by other relatives.
Dates: 1896-approximately 1920

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Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929 2
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Chicago Historical Society 2
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