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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...


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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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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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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