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Edwards Family Papers

 Collection
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

Harvey Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Harvey
Abstract Collection of letters, photographs, diaries, writings, business records, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago native and longtime Rand McNally employee Bennet B. Harvey, his wife Dorothy Wegener Harvey, their son Bennet B. Harvey, Jr., and their ancestors, many of whom were early Chicago settlers and involved in the development of the city. Families represented include Botsford, Chapin, Fisk, Gehrke, Harvey, and Wegener.
Dates: 1800-2007; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1984

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

Marsh-Roberts-Mack Family Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-MarshRM
Abstract Papers of the Marsh, Roberts, and Mack families, many members of whom were wealthy Chicago residents. Materials include correspondence, travel and personal diaries, business, property, and estate documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other personal ephemera. Also contains materials from related families including letters and estate litigation of early Chicago pioneer Daniel Elston, who was related to the Marsh family via the marriage of Sarah Clark to George B. Marsh, as well as...
Dates: 1706-1984; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1950

Mary Sackett Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-038
Abstract A journal kept by Mary Sackett when she and her family emigrated from New York state to Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois, 1841-1842, three numbers of a manuscript pioneer newspaper with original work done by members of an Illinois reading circle in 1849, a recipe for taffy, some penmanship exercises and two colored drawings. Also, photocopies of genealogical material relating to the Sackett family collected in 1945.
Dates: 1841-1945; Majority of material found within 1841 - 1849

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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Manuscripts, American -- Illinois -- Chicago 4
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Brothers and sisters -- United States -- Correspondence 2
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Daguerreotypes (photographs) 2
Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 2
Genealogical correspondence -- United States 2
Genealogies (histories) 2
Husband and wife -- United States -- Correspondence 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Amateur journalism -- Illinois -- Laona (Township) 1
Autochromes (photographs) 1
Autograph albums 1
Autographs -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Azores -- Description and travel 1
Barrington (Ill.) 1
Boone County (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1851-1900 1
Business records -- Illinois -- Chicago -- 1901-1950 1
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Chicago (Ill.) -- Social life and customs 1
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Claims against decedents' estates 1
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Farm life -- Illinois -- Laona (Township) -- Diaries 1
Farmers -- Maine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Farmers -- Middle West -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Frontier and pioneer life -- Illinois -- Laona (Township) 1
Heyerdahl, Thor. Kon-Tiki ekspedisjonen. English. 1
Illinois -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Social life and customs -- 19th century 1
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Kindergarten facilities -- Japan -- History 1
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Kobe, Japan 1
Lake steamers -- Great Lakes (North America) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Landlords -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Laona (Ill.: Township) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Love-letters -- Illinois 1
Love-letters -- United States -- 20th century 1
Mackinac Island (Mich.) -- History 1
Mackinac Island Region (Mich.) -- Description and travel 1
Maine -- Genealogy 1
Male friendship -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Massachusetts -- Genealogy 1
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
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Missionaries -- Japan -- Correspondence 1
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Niagara Falls (N.Y.) -- Description and travel 1
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Barnard, Alice Lucretia 1
Bernard family 1
Bethany Union Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Blatchford, E. W. (Eliphalet Wickes) 1
Blatchford, Mary Emily Williams 1
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Botsford family 1
Bowdoin College 1
Clark, Robert R. 1
Cochran family 1
Coolidge, Calvin 1
Dabney, Samuel W. 1
DeWitt family 1
Edwards family 1
Edwards, John C. 1
Elston, Daniel 1
Epworth League (U.S.) 1
Fisk family 1
Froebel Society 1
Furber family 1
Garfield, James A. (James Abram) 1
Glory Kindergarten and Training School 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Bennet B. (Bennet Botsford), 1903-1998 1
Heyerdahl, Thor 1
Howe family 1
Howe, Annie Lyon 1
Howe, Charles Oliver 1
Howe, Edward Gardiner 1
Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
Jones, Mary Alice 1
Kindergarten Union of Japan 1
Latin School of Chicago 1
Lincoln, Abraham 1
Mack family 1
Mack, Katherine Eleanor Roberts 1
Marsh family 1
Marsh, Bertha S. 1
Marsh, Marshall S. 1
Marshall Field & Company 1
Mason, R. B. (Roswell B.) 1
Metcalf family 1
Metcalf, Antoinette Brigham Putnam 1
Metcalf, Isaac Stevens 1
Order of the Eastern Star 1
Pleasant Valley Reading Circle (Laona, Ill.) 1
Putnam family 1
Putnam, John Milton 1
Rand McNally and Company 1
Rich family 1
Roberts family 1
Roberts, George R. 1
Roberts, Katherine Marsh 1
Ruiter, Henry 1
Sackett family 1
Sackett, Mary 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1866). Company K 1
Wagner family 1
Wellesley College 1
White, Fanny Woods, 1822-1893 1
Woman's Board of Missions of the Interior 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Wood family 1
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1868-1952 1
Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980 1
Woods, Frederick Moffatt 1
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