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Aero Club of Illinois records, 1909-1951, bulk 1911-1912

This collection includes correspondence, financial papers, membership data and application forms, bylaws, historic postmarks and newsletters relative to the club's membership and operations, to early aviation in Chicago and Illinois, and to aeronautical affairs in America and abroad. The b...

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Blatchford Family Papers, 1777-1987

Extensive collection of letters, photographs, scrapbooks, diaries, writings, and genealogical research materials centering around Chicago lead manufacturer, Newberry Library founding trustee, and Christian social activist Eliphalet Wickes Blatchford, his wife Mary Williams Blatchford, their paren...


Crane Company photograph albums, 1905-1918.

Photographs showing the Crane Company's 50th anniversary of the managers of Branch House celebration/picnic, July 4, 1905, and patriotic demonstrations at the Chicago works, 1918.

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Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., scrapbooks, 1912-1933.

Scrapbooks contain articles, clippings, programs, tickets, invitations, membership cards, announcements, pins, and course bulletins covering the career of Frederic Siedenburg, S.J., at Loyola University. Subjects include Frederic Siedenburg, women students, feminists, Loyola University, charity, ...


Holmes, Pyott & Company (Chicago, Ill.) records

Receipts, invoices, canceled checks, and other financial records of Holmes, Pyott & Company, Washington Foundry and Machine Shop, an architectural and ornamental ironworks company. Principals in the business included Edward B. Holmes, David Pyott, and James M. Pyott. Also present are letters and ...

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Merchandise Bank & Trust Company records

Ledgers (6 volumes) detailing the financial condition of the bank and of some accounts at Merchandise Bank & Trust Company (Chicago, Ill.). The "War Contract Ledger" relates to accounts of Chicago businesses that were government contractors during World War II and received ''cash collateral accou...

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Victor Lawson Papers, ca.1860-1931

Correspondence, reports, legal documents, contracts, and other materials pertaining to Victor Lawson’s life and career as a pioneering newspaperman and owner of the Chicago Daily News in early 1900s Chicago.

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