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    Robert R. Hitt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, business records, family papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating to Hitt's service as U.S. assistant secretary of state, U.S. congressman from Illinois, and secretary to the U.S. Legation in Paris, France. Also documents his service as court reporter, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and reporter for a board of treaty commissioners to the ...

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Horace H. Lurton papers, 1860-1915

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence and telegrams, some written while Lurton was attending the University of Chicago (1857-1886) and while he was a prisoner in Camp Chase, Ohio, and at Johnson Island Prison during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Lurton, Horace H. (Horace Harmon) - Lurton, Horace H.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1860
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Oblinger, August 3, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-08-03
  • Arthur B. Spingarn papers, 1850-1968

    Civil rights leader and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, wills and estate files, reports, briefs, hearing and trial transcripts, and other papers relating chiefly to Spingarn's service with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as vice president, chairman of the legal committee, and president (1911-1965).

    • Contributor: Spingarn, Arthur (Arthur Barnett) - Spingarn, Arthur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1850
  • Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln to James H. Hackett, September 28, 1871.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Robert Todd
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1871-09-28

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    Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, writings, notes, genealogical material, printed material, and newspaper clippings. Chiefly correspondence of John Cooper Tunnicliff, his wife Cornelia Hunter Tunnicliff, and their six children of Galesburg, Ill., and later of Moline, Ill. Also includes correspondence of Cornelia's mother, Sarah Ellen Hunter. Subjects include family affairs, the Methodist Church, temperance movement, hydropathy, trips to England in 1878 and 1909, and the 1904 Louisiana Purchase ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.

    • Contributor: Macveagh, Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1799
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    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • James R. Mann papers, 1887-1922

    Lawyer and U.S. representative from Illinois. Mounted newspaper clippings, correspondence, telegrams, invitations, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter relating to Mann's career in Chicago politics and as Republican congressman from Illinois

    • Contributor: Mann, James R. (James Robert) - Mann, James R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1887
  • Mary Edith Powel naval historical collection, 1747-1922

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, biographical data on American and foreign naval officers, newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, photographs, commissions, autographs, pamphlets, and notes collected by Powel about naval history.

    • Contributor: Powel, Mary Edith
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1747
  • [Letter from the Chicago Daily Press & Tribune to Lincoln.]

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1858-12-00

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  • Hanna-McCormick family papers, 1792-1985

    Correspondence, diary and notebook fragments, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers focusing chiefly on the political activities of Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms. Also includes correspondence of Marcus Alonzo Hanna relating to Ohio and national politics and also to his personal and business affairs. Other papers concern the Chicago Tribune and its publishers, Joseph Medill and Robert Rutherford McCormick, grandfather and brother ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1792
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, June 2, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-06-02
  • 1893, Jul. - Sep.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893-07-03

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  • Tunnicliff, Rigby, and Staton families papers, 1854-1990

    American families living chiefly in West Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa. Correspondence, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and printed material documenting the families' domestic concerns and activities.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1854
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    John Dean Caton papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, draft of unpublished writings including an unpublished memoir, legal records, financial records, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Caton's activities as a businessman and lawyer in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Documents his work as chief stockholder and director of the Illinois and Mississippi Telegraph Company, Illinois Starch Company, Oneida Solar ...

    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Callan O'Laughlin papers, 1895-1949

    Politician, statesman, newspaperman, and publisher. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, writings, reports, printed material, scrapbooks, and records of the Army and Navy Journal documenting O'Laughlin's career as a newspaperman and advocate of Republican Party and conservative causes.

    • Contributor: O'Laughlin, John Callan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
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    O.M. Poe papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, speeches, reports, orders, notebooks, family papers, biographical material, newspaper clippings, maps, drawings, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Poe's military service as an engineer during the Civil War and Reconstruction and his friendship with Gen. William T. Sherman whom he served as aide-de-camp from 1873 to 1884. Includes material on his stint as chief engineer with the Army of the ...

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Herbert Block papers, 1863-2002

    Political cartoonist, author, and journalist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, interviews, clippings, cartoon reprints, and printed matter documenting principally Block's career at the Washington Post.

    • Contributor: Block, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1863
  • John Dean Caton papers, 1826-1947

    Businessman and jurist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal records, financial records, a scrapbook, printed matter, and other material documenting mainly Caton's activities as a lawyer and businessman in Chicago and as associate and chief justice of the supreme court of Illinois.

    • Contributor: Caton, John Dean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1826
  • Charles Butler papers, 1819-1929

    Entrepreneur, lawyer, and philanthropist. Correspondence, travel diaries, legal, financial, and business papers, and maps, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Butler's involvement in New York politics and his interest in such matters as anti-Masonry, public debts in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan, loans to farmers by the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, legal cases (particularly the William Morgan kidnapping), and improvements in transportation, ...

    • Contributor: Butler, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1819
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, August 27, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-08-27
  • Letter from Uriah W. Oblinger to Mattie V. Thomas, May 19, 1868

    • Contributor: Oblinger, Mattie V. (Martha Virginia Thomas) - Oblinger, Uriah W. (Uriah Wesley)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1868-05-19
  • Arthur J. Goldberg papers, 1793-1990

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, lawyer, secretary of labor, and diplomat. Correspondence, case files, certiorari memoranda, legal files, speeches and writings, subject files, reports, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to Goldberg's career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.

    • Contributor: Goldberg, Arthur J.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1793
  • Letter to Henry Clay Whitney, Esq. from Abraham Lincoln, December 25, 1858.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1858-12-25

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