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Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Chicago records, ca. 1929-2003.

Complaint files, correspondence, memos and other papers, statistical summaries, radio scripts, and sound recordings, relating to the daily activities of BBB/Chicago, such as sponsoring educational programs for its membership of businesses and organizations, monitoring and helping to regulate fair...

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Carpenter Family Papers, 1813-1947

Genealogical information, correspondence, photographs, and other mementos of the Carpenter family, and other related families including Snow, Isham, and Manierre.

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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Decade Subject File, 1856-1935

Correspondence, statements, reports, and other papers related to different aspects of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) operations, grouped by decade: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, and 1900. Each decade comprises a separate series, and subseries within each decade follow the same...

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Earl B. Dickerson photographs, 1939-1985.

Includes photographs related to the career of Earl Burrus Dickerson, a Chicago area businessman, president of Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Company, and politician. Dickerson is shown at banquets, at his desk, and with groups of men and women. Several photographs show Dickerson with Supreme Cour...

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Gottlieb & Schwartz records, 1921-1949

Briefs, notices, agreements, transcripts, drafts of legal documents, court exhibits, research files, memoranda, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and other records of the Chicago law firm Gottlieb & Schwartz. The firm represented bondholders of the Chicago Surface Lines, and the coll...

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Harry R. Booth papers, 1930-1974

Legal papers, correspondence, autobiographical writings, and newsclippings (ca. 1950s-1974) related to Harry R. Booth's role as a lawyer in class-action lawsuits against Illinois gas, electric, and telephone utility companies; the Chicago Transit Authority and other Chicago-area common carriers; ...

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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...

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Isham, Lincoln & Beale records, 1873-1937.

Volumes containing letterpress copies or (later) carbon copies of outgoing letters from the Chicago law firm of Isham and Lincoln, and from its successor, Isham, Lincoln & Beale. Volumes include copies of letters by the principals of the firm: Edward S. Isham, Robert Todd Lincoln, and William G. ...

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Leon Hornstein papers

Newsclippings, photographs, certificates, cartoons, correspondence, etc. from disbound scrapbooks relating to Leon Hornstein's activities as a lawyer. Hornstein was born in West Bend (Wis.) and moved to Chicago in 1872. He had a printing firm with his brother called Hornstein Brothers between 188...

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Lutz-Chamberlin Family Papers, 1844-1992

Correspondence, writings, business and legal documents, photographs, clippings, genealogical materials, and postcard collection of members of the Chamberlin and Lutz families, ranging from the 1850’s to the 1990’s. The Chamberlin correspondence consists of George E. Chamberlin’s letters written w...


Martin J. Rock Papers, 1947-1995

Correspondence, legal documents, insurance documents, financial information, and other miscellaneous data pertaining to Martin J. Rock's career as an attorney for the Pullman Company, from 1947 to 1995.

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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.


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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Scott Stantis papers, 2010-2015.

This collection contains original ink and paper drawings, digital versions of drawings, and notebooks created by Scott Stantis. The collection currently spans the years 2010 to 2015 and subjects include Chicago, Illinois, sports, politics, weather, Richard M. Daley, Rahm Emanuel, gun control, ele...

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Thomas Leeming papers

Correspondence, legal briefs, and other papers of Thomas Leeming of the Chicago law firm of Eckert and Peterson, later known as Eckert, Peterson and Leeming, relative to the firm's legal work for the John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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Waller & Beckwith Realty Co. Records, 1911-1976

Business records of Waller & Beckwith Realty Co., a family-owned Chicago real estate company, including general business files and legal documents. Papers include city assessments and municipal regulations, rent payments, leases, tenant complaints, applications for employment, contracts, collecti...

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