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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


Illinois Central Railroad Company Archives, 1831-1984

The Archives of the Illinois Central Railroad Company document the activities of the Company and its subsidiary lines and companies from before its charter on Feb. 10, 1851, through and a bit beyond 1972, when the line merged with the Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad to become Illinois Central Gulf...

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Jun Fujita negatives collection

Views of the 1919 Race Riots in Chicago (Ill.); the St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1929); bridge construction, farm scenery, Chicago skylines, Lincoln Park Zoo, various railroad lines; other topics; and portrait negatives of Al Capone, John Alden Carpenter, Albert Einstein, Colonel Fabynn, J. L. K...


Milo Kendall Papers, 1798-1925

Vermont native who settled in Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois, in 1846 and practiced law there for over sixty years. Papers include extensive records of Kendall's legal practice, family correspondence, and real estate records.


Oral Opinion of Hon. Smith McPherson in the Case of the United States vs. Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company, 1908

Typescript opinion of Smith McPherson, a Missouri judge, on the liability of railroad companies for accidents injuring their employees.

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Paul R. Wright papers

Copies of diaries, copies of articles, and passports from Paul R. Wright, who was editor and foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News between 1904 and 1932. Includes typescript copies of diaries (1888-1917, 1926, 1929-1930, 1946, 1951, 1961); copies of articles written by Wright in Northe...

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Roswell B. Mason papers

Correspondence, proclamations, deeds, etc. of Roswell B. Mason and other family members. Includes ca. 60 items, October-November 1871, relating to the Great Chicago Fire, while Mason was mayor, including letters (2) and proclamation by General Sheridan, proclamations by Mason, and letters from th...