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Chicago (Ill.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Agriculture and Natural Resource Information Service records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-8.1.4
Series Description Subject Files. 1947 - 1973The series includes materials collected by Cooperative Extension editors on various issues and events related to agriculture and extension. Many of the subject files were compiled between 1940s and 1950s. One group of files contain correspondence and publications related to the American Association of Agricultural College Editors (AAACE) (1947-1973). Arranged alphabetically. News Releases. ...
Dates: 1940 - 1989

Benjamin F. Fish papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00298
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, receipts for taxes and merchandise, property listings, and business agreements reflecting the varied business and property interests of Benjamin F. Fish. Fish was a legal agent and businessman operating in Berrien County, Michigan, and the Chicago area in the 1830s through 1870s. Also included is a graduation announcement from Dowagiac Public Schools for 1879.
Dates: 1769-1903, undated

Brownson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Eben Pearson Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00366
Scope and Contents The majority of the papers consist of six diaries (1888-1937) written by Eben Pearson Dorr. The diaries from 1888 to 1892 describe life in the Buffalo, New York area. The Manistee County, Michigan area is described in the 1936 to 1937 diaries. The 1888-1891 diary contains descriptions of Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Also among the papers are a Horace Greeley autograph (February 9, 1871); and a passport, issued August 13, 1861, to George P. Dorr by Charles Francis...
Dates: 1861 - 1937

Herbert A. Hitchens collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00640
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a photograph of an exhibition load of white pines in Otsego Lake which was prepared for the Chicago Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Dates: circa 1893

Mrs. Francis McDonald reminiscence

 Collection
Identifier: c-00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brief, personal account of life in and around Lansing, Michigan, during World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. Mrs. McDonald recounts her life as a child growing up in a rural community. She writes about life in general: the difficulty in finding a job, the hardships of the Depression, the relief offered by the New Deal, and a trip to the Chicago World's Fair of 1931. Throughout her writing, Mrs. McDonald shows how people were able to cope with the...
Dates: 1912 - 1979

Oscar Clute papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.5
Scope and Content The Oscar Clute papers consist primarily of correspondence (1889-1893) during Clute's presidency at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). Also included are several articles on education and M.A.C., and information about the 1893 Columbian Exposition. The period of Clute's presidency was characterized by student unrest, political crises, and faculty turnover.
Dates: 1889 - 1893