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Eugene E. Prussing Papers, 1928-1980
Manuscript autobiography and related notes by Eugene E. Prussing (interleaved with photographs and clippings). Also clippings and letters relating to Prussing’s two books on George Washington, genealogical information about the Peltzer family, and a biography of father Ernst Prussing.
Horatio Spafford papers
Deeds, leases, mortgages, receipts, clippings, certificates, correspondence, business cards, naturalization paper, etc. relating to Horatio Spafford and his business in Chicago. The collection contains Horatio's license to practice Law in Chicago (1862, 1863, 1865, 1866). The naturalization certi...
Isaac N. Arnold papers [manuscript], 1860-1885.
Correspondence of I.N. Arnold, a Chicago lawyer, Republican Congressman (1861-1865), Episcopalian, and historian; as well as books written by Arnold. Concerns Civil War era politics and Arnold's writings, including biographies of Abraham Lincoln, whom Arnold knew personally, and a biography of Be...
John V. LeMoyne Papers, 1851-1889
Mainly incoming letters to Chicago lawyer and Congressman, John V. LeMoyne, from his Washington, Pennsyvania family, including his abolitionist father. Many of the letters caution against real estate speculation and reveal strong religious beliefs.