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Blatchford Family Papers, 1777-1987

Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their paren...


Business and Professional Women's Club of Oak Park, Illinois, records

Scrapbooks (2 vol.) of newsclippings, photographs, dinner programs, and copies of "Echoes," the board minutes and meeting calls from 1958-1959; and a file on the Women's Share in Public Service organization of Chicago, including its meeting calls, board meeting minutes, and newsletters, 1987-1990.

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Construction of railway bridges and roads in Chicago lantern slide collection, 1896-1924, bulk 1903-1904.

Collection about construction of railroad bridges, trestles, and stations in the Englewood community, 1903-1904, with one photo of a bridge in 1924. Also excavation, curbing and putting down cedar block roads in various areas of Chicago and Oak Park in 1896 and views of the dirt and cedar block r...

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Crosby and Juliette Adams scrapbook

Scrapbook relating to piano classes conducted by Crosby and Juliette Adams in their Oak Park (Ill.) home, primarily in 1912. Includes programs and announcements for classes, recitals, and church programs; illustrations, postcards, and photographs; notes; music; a receipt; a few items of correspon...

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Elizabeth Cheney collection of visual materials, ca. 1850-1970 (bulk 1890-1920)

Photographs from the estate of Elizabeth Cheney, Oak Park (Ill.) resident, antique collector, daughter of Florence and William Wallace Cheney, and last in the line of descendants of Chicago pioneer Philo Carpenter. Includes portraits of Elizabeth Cheney, primarily as a child and young adult. Also...

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Frederick John Rank Papers, 1872-2013

The Frederick John Rank Papers contain his diaries from 1875-1939, which record his daily life and touch upon his work as a packer for Montgomery Ward. A bound volume about Rank's diaries, compiled by Rank's great-granddaughter Janet Rank Spaletto, is also present. Additionally the papers contain...

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Louis Andrew Bowman Papers, 1876-1959

This collection is divided into two series: General and Writings. The Writings series includes radio addresses, speeches, articles, pamphlets, and his book. Other material in the collection documents Bowman's varied volunteer service. In addition, there are two Oversized items, as well as a run o...

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Phi Sigma Collection, 1878-2012

Phi Sigma is a social organization which was founded in 1878 in Chicago, Illinois. This group is dedicated to public speaking and is the second oldest, continuously running organization of its kind in Illinois. This collection honors Columbia College Chicago's early curricula in oratory arts and ...

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Pullman-Miller family papers, ca. 1823-1988.

Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks of newsclippings, obituaries and genealogical records, and memorabilia that were kept in Dr. and Mrs. C. Phillip Miller's home in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, much of it relating to Mrs. Miller (Florence Lowden Miller), her husband, and their families, inc...

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Robert R. Jacobs real estate photograph collection, 1920-1934.

Consists of exterior views of real estate properties located in Chicago and its north, west, and northwest suburbs such as Evanston, La Grange, and Park Ridge. Most of the buildings shown are apartment buildings and houses, but some small neighborhood businesses such as grocery stores and restaur...

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Rowley Family Journals, 1851-1887

Two journals by Mrs. Rowley of the Chicago area, including descriptions of family and farming life, and various trips to Chicago and elsewhere.

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