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Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Correspondence, 1857-1918

Incoming and outgoing letters of Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company (CB&Q) executives, members of the board, lawyers, and other employees. Content covers virtually all aspects of railroad management, including financial and legal matters, expansion and acquisition, relations with other...


James E. Baggs photograph collection, 1894-1914.

Photoprints relating to the career of James Edward Baggs, superintendent for the Kelly-Atkinson Construction Company (Chicago, Ill.). Photographs focus on ironworking activities, primarily bridge building. Includes scenes about building bridges from the Des Moines, Monongahela and Snake Rivers as...

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John George M. Glessner photograph collection, 1880s-1890s, bulk 1892-1893.

Mainly views of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition made by amateur photographer Glessner, including 35 platinum photographs in excellent condition. Also includes images of Lincoln Park, Garfield Park, Jackson Park, and South Park; the Potter Palmer residence; Calumet Clubhouse; fires and fire ...

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Parish Family Papers

Consists mainly of correspondence from Martha Ellen Luey Parish of Chicago, IL to her father, Lester Lyman Luey, of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Also included are a few letters written by his son-in-law, Charles Pomeroy Parish. The letters concern domestic matters and touch upon such community topi...

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