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Guide to the United States Army Base Hospital Number 12 World War I and II Records, 1917-2006

Clippings, programs, poems, newsletters, journals, published articles, memorabilia, correspondence, photographs, and a scrapbook pertaining to U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 12 (Chicago Unit), frequently referred to as the Northwestern University Base Hospital, a general hospital unit organized by N...

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Harris-MacLean Family Papers, 1784-1980

Letters, diaries, photographs, daybooks, ledgers, writings, genealogical material, and memorabilia detailing the life and travels of several wealthy Chicago families, mainly during the first three decades of the 20th century. The Harris family side is Norman Wait Harris, founder of the Harris Ban...


Joseph Conklin photograph collection, 1917-1918.

Album of visual materials relating to Base Hospital 13 which served with the American Expeditionary Forces in Limoges, France during World War I. Serving at Base Hospital 13 were staff from Chicago's Presbyterian Hospital and students from University of Chicago and other Midwestern colleges. Incl...

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Otto L. Schmidt papers, 1877-1941, bulk 1900-1935

Correspondence, news clippings, and other papers of Dr. Schmidt, a Chicago physician, historian, and German American civic leader. Materials pertain to his leadership of the Illinois State Historical Society, the Chicago Historical Society, and the Illinois Centennial Commission; participation in...


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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