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Daniel B. Holmes papers

Correspondence of Daniel B. Holmes of Illinois. Topics include life at Wheaton College, public opinion in Illinois about the Civil War, and Holmes' experiences and death while serving in the 1st Kansas Cavalry. Writers are: Adelia A. Allen, 1 ALS; J.F. Ellis, 1 ALS; Horace Greeley, 2 ALS; G.H. Gr...

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DuPage Textile Arts Guild Records

The DuPage Textile Arts Guild was founded in 1972 to foster development in the fiber arts, encourage high standards of design and technique, and promote study of historic sources, artistic principles, and other subjects related to the fiber arts. Over its 45-year history, the volunteer organizati...

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Illinois Prairie Path Records, 1928-2017

Begun in 1963 with May Watts' vision of a public footpath along an abandoned railway, the Illinois Prairie Path has developed into a 63 mile multi-use path crossing Kane, DuPage, and Cook County. The Archives of the Illinois Prairie Path encompass everything that has happened in that fifty year t...

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Midwest College of Engineering Collection, 1967-1994

In 1967 Dr. Alva C. Todd, a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology, founded the Midwest College of Engineering (MCE) in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. In 1986, the Midwest College of Engineering merged with Illinois Institute of Technology, which led to the formation of IIT's west-suburban Rice Camp...

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Midwest College of Engineering Collection, ca 1985-1986

Materials related to Illinois Institute of Technology’s acquisition of Midwest College of Engineering.

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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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