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Alma Schmidt Petersen Papers, 1909-1970

Letters of Alma Schmidt Petersen of Chicago to her parents (Emma Seipp Schmidt and Dr. Otto L. Schmidt) while on tours of European, Canadian and American spas and vacation sites, and at Mt. Vernon Seminary, 1913-1914. Also letters from various Seipp family members in Germany in 1914, and from a G...

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials, 1849-1999

Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Photographs, Artwork, and Audiovisual

Photographs, cartoons, drawings, and paintings, and two boxes of audio media of oral histories, interviews


Crane Company Records, 1920-1955

Foundry established in Chicago in 1855 by R.T. Crane which became a major industry in manufacturing electrical and plumbing supplies. Records were kept by stenographer/cashier Margaret Laue, mostly pertaining to Crane Co.'s social events for employees, including plays, programs, centennial events...

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Emma Lee Walton Journal

Travel journal in two volumes kept by Emma Lee Walton of Chicago on a trip to Europe in 1922. Also, her 1922 passport.

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Richard Dunlop Papers, 1950-1970

Research materials (photographs copied from originals in other institutions, notes, letters, printed pamphlets) and manuscripts from Dunlop's books on the American West, mainly Wheels West. Also materials from Chicago Corral of Westerners, of which Dunlop was a long-time member. Dunlop, a native ...

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