1 to of 3 Archival Collections shown

George M. Pullman papers

Correspondence (primarily 1859-1863), diary (1859-1861), collection of railroad passes (ca. 205, 1862-1900), and obituaries and resolutions in memorial of George M. Pullman. Correspondence is chiefly letters by Pullman to his mother and other family members on personal matters and on his work. Th...


John George M. Glessner photograph collection, 1880s-1890s, bulk 1892-1893.

Mainly views of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition made by amateur photographer Glessner, including 35 platinum photographs in excellent condition. Also includes images of Lincoln Park, Garfield Park, Jackson Park, and South Park; the Potter Palmer residence; Calumet Clubhouse; fires and fire ...

View tags

William H. Peterson Papers, 1891-2012

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and personal material of William H. Peterson, a World War II radar man and later engineer for the Pullman Company. Includes Peterson's schoolwork, wartime letters, and engineering designs. There is additional material for the Peterson family, incl...