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Arthur B. Farwell papers

Diaries, notes, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Arthur B. Farwell, a prominent crusader against alcohol use, gambling (especially racetrack betting), political corruption and vote fraud, crime and vice in Chicago, especially in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Includes materials on...

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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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William Dever papers

Correspondence, reports, speeches, certificates, account book of law practice (1904-1908), and notebooks about Criminal Court cases (6 v., 1914-1922) of William Dever, relating to family matters and to his career as a lawyer, judge, Mayor of Chicago (Democrat, 1923-1927), and vice president of th...

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