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Ann Hennington Brown Papers

Ann Brown was a member of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs and longtime member of the Missionary Society of Arnett Chapel A.M.E. Church. Collection contains photographs, memorabilia, funeral programs, church programs and genealogical records relating to the Brown family.

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Anna Jaros collection of visual materials

Printed materials and black-and-white, color (1), and hand-painted (1) photographs and photograph postcards related to and collected by Anna Jaros. Portraits depict members of the Halsted Street Church (located at Halsted and 20th Streets, Chicago); the Cervenka, Herda, Hraback, Jaros, and Perout...

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Anton Rodde photograph collection, ca. 1924-1937.

Loose photographs and album of snapshots by Chicago resident Rodde, a professional lithographer and amateur photographer. Loose photographs include snapshots of Chicago buildings and parks, the Eucharistic Congress (1926 : Mundelein and Chicago, Ill.), the Rodde home and family, a few family port...

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Blatchford Family Papers - Additions, 1841-1947

Chicago lead manufacturer, co-executor of Walter L. Newberry's will, and first president of the Newberry Library Board of Trustees, 1892-1914. Papers include letters, notes, documents, photographs, scrapbooks and clippings relating to his family, his business ventures, his work at the Newberry, a...

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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...


Catherine Eddy Beveridge Papers, 1703-2004

Correspondence, papers, and diary of Catherine Eddy Beveridge, and also correspondence, papers, photographs and genealogical information collected by Catherine Eddy Beveridge related to her family.

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Catholic Instruction League records, 1904-1946

The Catholic Instruction League records consist of 1.0 linear foot spanning the years 1904 to 1946 (bulk 1917-1937) and include correspondence, reports, brochures, financial statements, newletters, and photographs.

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Changing Chicago project photographs by James Newberry, 1987.

Documentary photographs concerning ethnic traditions of Chicago's Palestinian, Indian, Iranian, and Asian communities. Images include group shots of family members at family-owned businesses, such as local ethnic stores, restaurants, and bakeries; residents and customers posed for photos in neigh...

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Charles Andrews Heath Papers, 1880-1999

Chicago businessman, founder and president of Continental Seed Co. Includes Charles Andrews Heath's diaries, 1880-1949, with typed excerpts, which discuss the Haymarket Riot, the World's Columbian Exposition, the World's Parliament of Religions, the Galveston flood, several wars, and many Chicago...

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Charles family papers

Miscellaneous papers, including correspondence, diplomas, certificates, and military commissions of various members of the Charles family of Chicago (Ill.), including papers from the law practice of Albert N. Charles, financial records compiled by Albert Charles and Oscar Charles, items relating ...

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Charles Young visual materials, ca. 1910-1950s

Black-and-white glass and nitrate negatives, lantern slides, photographic prints, and color moving image film taken by motion picture projectionist, Charles Young. Images primarily depict portraits of men, women and children (some identified as Young's family); homes; and streets in and aro...

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Chase House (Chicago, Ill.) records

Annual reports, board meeting minutes, correspondence, surveys, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, daily schedules, applications, forms, and photographs of the Chase House, a daycare center for preschool children in Chicago (Ill.). The materials mostly pertain to the daycare's general act...


Chicago Clergy Consultation Service records, 1965-1975

Twenty-six ministers and rabbis founded the Clergy Consultation Service or CCS in New York City in 1967 to help provide women with access to safe abortions. The CCS gathered information about abortion providers, counseled women seeking abortion, and referred patients to physicians who practiced i...

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Church Federation of Greater Chicago photograph collection, Part 1, 1949-1951.

Photographs relating to the Church Federation of Greater Chicago, an organization established in 1907 to unite Protestant denominations and later, other faiths in the Chicago area. Material depicts social service activities for youths, including Parkway Community House work project (1949); Mobile...

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Daniel J. Mallette family photograph collection, [ca. 1920-1976, bulk 1920-1960]

Snapshots, formal portraits, and a family photo album relating to Catholic priest Mallette and/or his parents Daniel J. Mallette, Sr., and Anne. Includes family activities in Chicago, vacation (mid-1920s) along the Western shores of Lake Michigan, and Anne and Daniel, Sr.'s European trip (1950). ...

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Daniel J. Mallette papers, 1941-1979.

Correspondence, autobiographical and other writings, brochures, and other papers of Father Daniel J. Mallette, Jr., a priest of the Chicago Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Materials include early personal papers and memorabilia, 1941-1969; incoming correspondence from fellow clergymen, friends, stude...

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Dean Family Papers, 1779-1893

Correspondence, sermons, deeds, wills, and estate inventories of three generations of the Dean family of Connecticut and Illinois. Includes many letters from Lucretia Mason Dean and her daughter Lucretia Dean Gore, whose husband was a Congregational minister. Also letters between a young Lucretia...

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Edward A. Barnes Papers, 1865-1893

Diaries, poetry, music and program and newspaper clippings written by Edward A. Barnes, a Chicago-based religious and temperance songwriter. The diaries pertain to Barnes’s songwriting career, his religious beliefs, and his relationship with his sisters, Lillie and Della.

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Erie Neighborhood House (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1897-2004, bulk 1960-2004

Administrative files, correspondence, contracts, minutes, financial records, annual reports, newspaper clippings, research papers, and other materials from Erie Neighborhood House, a community center and social service organization, located in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago (Ill.). Files ...


Ernest A. Bell papers

Correspondence, minutes, newsclippings, and publications produced or received by Ernest A. Bell relating to his career as a Methodist clergyman, missionary to India in 1892-1894, and anti-prostitution crusader in Chicago from 1902 onward. Topics include various Protestant missionary societies in ...


A. Eustace Haydon papers

Personal and professional correspondence, lectures, notes, clippings, and certificates of Dr. A. Eustace Haydon, concerning his work as a professor of comparative religion at the University of Chicago (1919-1945), as leader of the Chicago Ethical Society (1945-1955), and a variety of interests, e...

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Glover family photographs

Black-and-white photographic prints, some mounted to photograph album pages, related to the Glover family and the Thoburn Methodist Episcopal Church amateur baseball team. Images depict the Thoburn ME Juniors team playing baseball; portraits of Ray Glover, other players, and the team in uniform; ...


Goodwin Family Papers, 1802-1913

Correspondence of the Goodwin family from New York and Chicago. Includes some business correspondence, business records, and military records. Primarily correspondence from Solomon Goodwin of New York, a builder for the Mohawk & Hudson Railroad, and his son, Edward P. Goodwin, student at Amherst ...

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Helen Sauer Brown papers, 1944-1998

The Helen Sauer Brown Papers are divided between personal/family papers and academic papers. Personal and family papers include photographs, wedding and anniversary mementos, statements on War Tax Resistance and the Equal Rights Amendment, and the story of her husband's prisoner of war experience...

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