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Brown family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Brown Family
Abstract Correspondence, writings, newspaper clippings, numerous group and portrait photographs, a scrapbook, travel and souvenir items and snapshots, relating to sisters Grace and Genevieve Brown, musicians who were members of three American all-girl bands between 1923 and 1932. A large part of the collection consists of photographs of the bands and the performers: Harry Waiman and the Debutantes, the Parisian Red Heads and the Ingenues, as well as numerous small travel photographs Also a small...
Dates: 1918-1972; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1932

Harris-MacLean Family Papers

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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

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-McCutcheon
Abstract Collection of correspondence, works, drafts of works, subject files, and personal information by and about John T. McCutcheon, editorial cartoonist and newspaper correspondent for the Chicago Record and the Chicago Tribune.
Dates: 1834-1996; Majority of material found within 1889-1950

Witkowsky Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-098
Abstract Assortment of material related to the Witkowsky family of Chicago: mid-19th century valentines addressed to Esther, James, and Pauline Witkowsky of Chicago; an 1858 letter from Pauline mentioning the Lincoln-Douglas debates; and a 1942 tribute to Esther from Vassar classmates, class of 1886. Also material relating to the World War I military service of Alan Witkowsky (name changed to Whitney).
Dates: 1840-1942

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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 3
Correspondence -- 1901-1950 2
All-Girl Bands 1
Ambrotypes (photographs) 1
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Bahamas -- Description and travel 1
Bankers -- Illinois -- Correspondence 1
Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Business records -- United States -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- United States -- 1901-1950 1
Cabinet photographs -- 1851-1900 1
Caricatures and cartoons -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Cartoonists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Genealogy 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College students -- Connecticut -- Correspondence 1
Correspondence 1
Correspondence -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- 1951-2000 1
Courtship -- Illinois 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1801-1850 1
Daybooks -- New Hampshire -- Newton -- 1851-1900 1
Editorial cartoons 1
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- Iowa -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Families -- New Hampshire -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Glass negatives 1
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 1
International relations -- Caricatures and cartoons 1
Jazz -- 1921-1930 1
Jazz -- 1931-1940 1
Journals (accounts) -- 1901-1950 1
Lake Forest (Ill.) -- History 1
Lake Geneva (Wis.) 1
Logbooks 1
Love-letters 1
Manuscripts, American 1
Medicine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Mothers and sons -- United States -- Correspondence 1
New England -- Genealogy 1
Parent and adult child -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives 1
Philippines -- History -- Philippine American War, 1899-1902 -- Pictorial works 1
Photograph albums -- 1851-1900 1
Photograph albums -- 1901-1950 1
Photographic postcards 1
Photographs 1
Photographs -- 1901-1950 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Photographs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
Picture postcards 1
Political cartoons 1
Postcards 1
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- Caricatures and cartoons 1
Sanatoriums -- United States -- 20th century 1
Scrapbooks 1
Scrapbooks -- 1901-1950 1
Sketches 1
South African War, 1899-1902 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Personal narratives 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Pictorial works 1
Stereographs 1
Tintypes (prints) -- 1851-1900 1
Travel 1
Travel literature -- 1901-1950 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons 1
Upper class families -- Family relationships 1
Valentines -- 1801-1850 1
Valentines -- 1851-1900 1
Vaudeville 1
Viewbooks 1
Voyages and travels 1
Whaling -- New England -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Women college teachers 1
Women jazz musicians -- United States 1
Women musicians -- United States 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons 1
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Ade, George 1
Atkinson, Charles Thomas 1
Bent family 1
Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
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Beveridge, Albert J. (Albert Jeremiah) 1
Blaine, Anita McCormick 1
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1
Brice, W. Kirkpatrick 1
Brown family (Kentucky) 1
Brown, Genevieve 1
Brown, Grace 1
Brown, McAuliffe 1
Butcher, Fanny 1
Carpenter, John Alden 1
Chatfield-Taylor, H. C. (Hobart Chatfield) 1
Chicago Historical Society 1
Chicago Zoological Society (Ill.) 1
Cleveland, Chester W. 1
Cleveland, Grover 1
Cosmopolitan Magazine 1
Dawes, Charles Gates 1
Dewey, George 1
Doran, George H. (George Henry) 1
Eleanor Association 1
Field Museum of Natural History 1
Field, Stanley 1
Forbes, Archibald 1
Gales family 1
Hagedorn, Hermann 1
Hansen, Harry 1
Harden, Edward Walker 1
Harris N.A 1
Harris Trust and Savings Bank 1
Harris family 1
Harris, Emma Susan Gale 1
Harris, Muriel Bent 1
Harris, Norman Wait 1
Harris, Stanley Gale 1
Harry Waiman and His Debutantes 1
Henning, Arthur 1
Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) 1
Hoover, Herbert 1
Ingénues 1
Kirkland, Wallace 1
Knecht, Karl Kae 1
Landis, Kenesaw Mountain 1
Lane family 1
Lane, Clayton 1
Lane, Dorothy Bent 1
Lawson, Victor Freemont 1
Lewis, Lloyd 1
MacLean, Annie Marion 1
MacLean, M. H. (Murdoch Haddon) 1
MacLean, Pearl Emma Harris 1
McCormick, Chauncey 1
McCormick, Cyrus H. (Cyrus Hall) 1
McCormick, Harold F. (Harold Fowler) 1
McCormick, Medill 1
McCormick, Robert R. (Robert Rutherford) 1
McCutcheon, Evelyn Shaw 1
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney) 1
McLean family 1
Meeker, Arthur, 1866-1946 1
Orr 1
Parisian Red Heads 1
Patterson, Joseph Medill 1
Purdue University 1
Reid, Albert Turner 1
Rogers, Bruce 1
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944 1
Ryerson, Edward L. (Edward Larned) 1
Shaw, Howard Van Doren 1
Smith, Hermon Dunlap 1
Stevens, Ashton 1
Tarkington, Booth 1
Tribune Company 1
Tyng, Olive Wyndham 1
Union Central Life Insurance Company 1
United States. War Trade Board. Bureau of imports 1
Vassar College 1
Whitney, Alan D. 1
Witkowsky family 1
Witkowsky, Conrad 1
Witkowsky, Esther 1
Witkowsky, James 1
Witkowsky, Pauline 1
Yale University 1
Ziegfeld Follies 1
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