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Christopher Gardner Pearce papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Pearce
Abstract Correspondence between Christopher Gardner Pearce, who was a Mississippi steamboat captain, and his wife Jane Ann (Sackett), beginning during their courtship in 1839 and continuing until 1851, the year in which Jane Ann died. The letters discuss a variety of subjects, including Pearce's life on the river, Jane Ann’s domestic life in Cincinnati, business, religion, politics, and family news and gossip. Also included is Pearce’s obituary from 1882, and a 1943 newspaper clipping that reprints a...
Dates: 1839-1943; Majority of material found within 1839 - 1851

Fairbank-Graham Family Papers

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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

Goodwin family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Goodwin
Abstract Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst College, Mass., minister of First Congregational Church in Chicago, and Middle East traveler (1870).
Dates: 1802-1913

Gookin Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Gookin
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1921

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

Howe-Barnard family papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Howe-Barnard
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, personal and professional materials, and photographs of the Howe and Barnard families, early Chicago settlers. Included are the materials of Annie L. Howe, a missionary, teacher, and founder of Glory Kindergarten and Training School in Japan, her brother, Edward G. Howe, a science teacher who originated the practice of field trips in science classes, and Alice Lucretia Barnard, one of the first woman principals in the Chicago schools. Also contains Civil War letters of...
Dates: 1826-1999; Majority of material found within 1880-1940

Isaac Stevens Metcalf papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-Metcalf
Abstract Letters, diaries, daybooks, scrapbooks, and business documents of Isaac Stevens Metcalf, a Bowdoin College graduate from Milo, Maine, Illinois Central Railroad division engineer, and Du Quoin, Illinois resident, his wife Antoinette Brigham Putnam Metcalf (originally of New Hampshire), their parents, and children. Included are many letters written from college, family letters, Illinois Central Railroad business correspondence with R.B. Mason and other records of railroad construction, and...
Dates: 1827-1955; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1897

Rodgers Family Papers

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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

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Illinois -- Genealogy 2
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College students -- Maine -- Correspondence 1
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Diaries -- United States -- 1901-1950 1
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Drawings (visual works) -- 1851-1900 1
Drawings (visual works) -- 1901-1950 1
Du Quoin (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Europe -- Description and travel 1
Faith -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Genealogies (histories) -- 1901-1950 1
Illinois -- Politics and government -- Sources 1
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Kindergarten -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History 1
Kindergarten -- Japan -- History 1
Kindergarten facilities -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Kindergarten facilities -- Japan -- History 1
Kindergarten teachers 1
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Kobe, Japan 1
Lake Geneva (Wis.) 1
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Bent, Clara Ames Wingate 1
Bent, George Payne 1
Bernard family 1
Bethany Union Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
Bowdoin College 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Helen Graham 1
Chicago Literary Club 1
Dabney, Samuel W. 1
Davidson family 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1817-1904 1
Davis, N. S. (Nathan Smith), 1858-1920 1
DeWitt family 1
Eleanor Association 1
Fairbank, Nathaniel Kellogg 1
Fairbanks family 1
First Congregational Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Froebel Society 1
Furber family 1
Gales family 1
Glory Kindergarten and Training School 1
Goodwin family 1
Goodwin, Edward Payson 1
Goodwin, Paul 1
Goodwin, Solomon, 1797-1857 1
Gookin, Elisabeth A. 1
Gookin, Frederick W. 1
Graham family 1
Graham, John Andrew 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
Hill School (Pottstown, Pa.) 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Annie Lyon 1
Howe, Charles Oliver 1
Howe, Edward Gardiner 1
International Medical Congress 1
Kindergarten Union of Japan 1
Kirkland, Wallace 1
Lane family 1
Lane, Clayton 1
Lane, Dorothy Bent 1
Letcher, John 1
MacLean, Annie Marion 1
MacLean, M. H. (Murdoch Haddon) 1
MacLean, Pearl Emma Harris 1
Mason, R. B. (Roswell B.) 1
McLean family 1
Metcalf family 1
Metcalf, Antoinette Brigham Putnam 1
Metcalf, Isaac Stevens 1
Mohawk and Hudson Rail Road Company 1
Mount Savage Iron Company 1
Pearce, Christopher Gardner 1
Pearce, Jane Ann Sackett 1
Pernichief, Octavius 1
Potomac Wharf Company 1
Princeton University 1
Putnam family 1
Putnam, John Milton 1
Rich family 1
Rodger, John 1
Rodgers, Andrew 1
Rodgers, C. M. (Calvin Melancthon) 1
Rodgers, Eliza Paine 1
Rodgers, Isabel Ireland 1
Rodgers, Mary Davidson 1
Rogers family 1
Seelye, Julius H. (Julius Hawley) 1
Union Central Life Insurance Company 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1866). Company K 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
Yale University 1
de Freitas, Helen 1
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