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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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Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company photograph collection, 1900s-1960s, bulk 1900-1939

Shows construction of gas storage tanks, laying of gas mains under streets, and equipment use and safety training of personnel. Also includes photographs of the construction of the Peoples Gas building, 1909-1911, and a gas holder after a U.S. Army Air Corps B-24 bomber crashed into it in 1943.

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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...