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Carpenter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Carpenter Family
Abstract Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.
Dates: 1813-1947

Edward Eagle Brown family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown
Abstract Materials pertaining to the family of Chicago banker Edward Eagle Brown, primarily of Brown's father Edward Osgood Brown, great grandfather William Brown, and descendants in the Ipswich and Salem Massachusetts areas.
Dates: 1749-1955; Majority of material found within 1810 - 1900

Eugene E. Prussing Papers

 Collection
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

Lambert Tree Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Tree
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, drafts, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings relating to Lambert Tree, Cook County lawyer, judge, politician, philanthropist, and U.S. diplomat in Belgium and Russia. The collection contains some Tree family material, commentary on the state of the Democratic Party under Grover Cleveland and William Jennings Bryan, and numerous items related to Tree's social, political, philanthropic, and diplomatic activities.
Dates: 1821-1933

Mark J. Satter papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Satter
Abstract Papers of Chicago lawyer and civil rights activist Mark J. Satter, documenting his crusade against wage garnishment, his writings against public aid and for a new Works Progress Administration to provide jobs for the under and unemployed, and his battle against redlining and the predatory real estate practice of contract selling. Includes correspondence, clippings, articles and essays, speeches, research notes, audiovisual materials, photographs, and personal items.
Dates: 1931-1965; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1965

Martin A. O'Brennan Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-O'Brennan
Abstract Papers pertaining to Martin A. O’Brennan, an Irish nationalist activist, lawyer, newspaper editor, and amateur historian. The papers document O’Brennan’s Irish activities and his life in Chicago through correspondence and documents, manuscript copies of his speeches, printed pamphlets and copies of newspapers (both the Connaught Patriot and the Irish News), and ephemera-like advertisements, prospectuses, membership cards and printed lecture tickets.
Dates: approximately 1843-1878

Martin J. Rock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Rock
Abstract Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.
Dates: 1947-1995

Mitchell Dawson papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Dawson
Abstract Works, correspondence, and papers of lawyer and poet Mitchell Dawson, and also papers, photographs and genealogical information of the Dawson, Manierre and Hahn families.
Dates: 1810-1988

Philip P. Bregstone papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Bregstone
Abstract Papers of Chicago lawyer, judge, writer, and public official Philip P. Bregstone, who was active in Chicago Jewish affairs and in promoting Zionist causes in the Midwest. The bulk of the papers consist of correspondence, writings, reviews, and memorabilia by and about Bregstone and the wartime activities of his wife, Anne Rosenberg Bregstone.
Dates: 1889-1951; Majority of material found within 1931-1933

Women's Bar Association of Illinois Records

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-WBAI
Abstract The Women's Bar Association of Illinois (WBAI) records include artifacts and materials related to presidents Mary Reardon Hooten (also known as Mary Heftel Hooten), Irene V. McCormick, Mary E. Pappas, and Mary M. Bartelme. Also included are board minutes and reports, correspondence, financial materials, event planning materials, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1908-2014; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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