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Alfred S. Trude and family papers

Correspondence, family history, legal and financial documents, wills, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Alfred S. Trude, a Chicago lawyer. A majority of the collection is correspondence from family members and condolences sent after Trude's death in 1933.

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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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David Davis papers, 1815-1964

Primarily copies of correspondence, legal documents, speeches, pamphlets, and newsclippings relating to Davis family matters or to Davis's career as a lawyer; a judge in the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Illinois, 1848-1862; Abraham Lincoln's campaign manager; Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

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George W. Brandt diaries

Diaries (44 v., 1867-1910) of George W. Brandt, a prominent Chicago lawyer. Diaries pertain to Brandt's career and family life. Also present is a spiral-bound transcript (ca. 120 p.) of the diaries.

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Hardin family papers

Letters, diaries, account books, order books, muster rolls, and other papers related to the careers of several members of the Hardin family as lawyers, soldiers, real estate investors, and politicians, primarily in Kentucky (ca. 1786-1830) and Illinois (ca. 1831-1923), and to family relationships...

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Henry Wells Magee papers [manuscript], 1840-1965.

Diaries or journals (scattered years 1866-1928) of Henry Wells Magee, household expense ledgers or journals (1879-1909) and Christmas notes (1874) of Mrs. Magee, law office docket (1896-1910), correspondence, insurance policies, scrapbooks (1860-1922), bills and receipts, a few photographs, and a...

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Isham family papers

Miscellaneous correspondence, notes, invitations, calling cards, genealogical materials, and other items by or to members of the Isham family of Chicago, including Mrs. and Mrs. Charles Isham and Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Isham. Includes 6 diaries of Charles Isham; 7 letters to Mrs. Lincoln Isham from...

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James A. Mulligan papers

Correspondence, telegrams, student notebook, letterpress copy book, account books, journal (1862-1863), order books, and other papers by, to, or about James A. Mulligan, a Civil War army officer, Chicago lawyer, and journalist. Topics include Irish Americans, Catholics, Democratic politics, Mulli...


John Gutknecht photograph collection, ca. 1889-1972.

Visual materials relating to the personal life and career of Gutknecht, Cook County Municipal Court Judge, 1932-1950.

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John Howard Association records [manuscript], 1898-1976, bulk 1920-1976

Minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, topical files, speeches, press releases, and other records of the John Howard Association (JHA), a Chicago-based penal reform organization focused on jail and prison conditions within Illinois along with some studies concerning other U.S. priso...


John Solon Lord papers

Business and personal correspondence, genealogies, historical sketches, and other papers of John Solon Lord, a Chicago lawyer who served as counsel for Lloyd's of London in Illinois. Topics include Harvard Law School and University of Wisconsin alumni affairs, Law Club of Chicago, Godair Home in ...

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Judge David F. Matchett, Sr., family papers, 1868-1974, bulk 1895-1970

Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Judge David F. Matchett, Sr., his wife Jennie Elizabeth Moore Matchett, and his son David F. Matchett, Jr. Present are materials related to Judge David F. Matchett's involvement with ...

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Melville Weston Fuller papers

Correspondence, legal documents, clippings, and other papers concerning Melville W. Fuller's personal, professional, and political life, chiefly in the form of photostats collected by Willard L. King in the 1940s while writing a biography of Fuller. Included are briefs of all cases handled by Ful...

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Nathan Kellogg McGill photograph collection, [ca. 1909-1934]

Studio portrait photographs and informal photographs of African American lawyer Nathan K. McGill; his older brother Simuel Decatur McGill (also a lawyer); Nathan McGill's first wife Idalee McGill and their sons Simuel and Nathan, Jr. (ca. 1922-1929). A 1913 image shows Simuel and Nathan McGill be...

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Newton N. Minow papers

Materials (stored in 1 flat box) related to the Minow family include a Chicago Public school report card (1938), a grammar school diploma (1940), and a letter all from Nettlehorst School located in the Lakeview community area of Chicago (Ill.). Also present is the magazine Show Business Illustrat...

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Overton family papers

Correspondence, diaries, and other papers of the Overton family. Includes personal correspondence received by Isabel Vincent Harper; her husband, attorney Paul V. Harper; and their daughter, Jane Harper Overton (Mrs. George Overton). Also present are diaries (mainly belonging to Isabel Vincent Ha...

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Planned Parenthood Association Chicago Area records, 1917-1980

Memos, mailings, board minutes (incomplete), correspondence, and pamphlets related to fundraising and various policy issues. Limited information is contained in correspondence regarding various projects of the Chicago association in cooperation with hospitals and auxiliary suburban PPA groups. Th...

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Scammon family letters

Photocopies of transcribed letters of the Scammon family, mainly of Chicago, but also of locations in Kentucky, Michigan, and other points in the Midwest. J. Young Scammon, whose letters are included in this lot, was a prominent Chicago lawyer and civic leader. His letters to his parents back Eas...

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Shortall family papers

Correspondence of John G. Shortall, John L. Shortall, Mary Carter Shortall, Harrington Shortall, and other members of the Shortall, Carter, Harrington, Dunbaugh, and allied families; biographical and genealogical information (published and unpublished); notes, cards, postcards, certificates, and ...

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Tieken family papers

Correspondence, poetry, certificates, newsclippings, and an album containing photographs and other items relating to Robert Tieken, who served as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois in the 1950s; to his father Theodore Tieken, a physician; and to their wives and children. Includes...

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Women's Bar Association of Illinois records

Correspondence, newsletters, minutes, memoranda, reports, topical files, membership lists, financial records, newspaper clippings, program announcements, and other office files of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, established in Chicago in 1914 to promote the interests of women lawyers and...

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