Lawyers -- Illinois
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Legal, financial, and social correspondence written to John C. Newkirk concerning the development of Joliet, Illinois. The bulk of the correspondence centers upon the business relationship between Newkirk and his law partner, John M. Wilson, both of whom had invested in Joliet prospects prior to the Panic of 1837.
Research files for copy-editing and contributing biographical essays to the book "Bar None: 125 Years of Women Lawyers in Illinois", and accompanying traveling exhibition. Includes primary research on Marion H. Drake, Loise Foskette, Antoinette L. Funk, Cora B. Hirtzel, and Jane Crombie Trull.
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 Pappas, and Mary M. Bartelme. Also included are board minutes and reports, correspondence, financial materials, event planning materials, photographs, and publications.