• Wing, Frederick Merritt, b. 1887

    Kennedy, Lawrence

    Armorial Ownership Contains a crest with wing motif. Below, books, oil lamp. Some spine labels are legible: 'Voltaire', 'Life & thought of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus', 'Works of Charles Dickens'. Artis…

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  • F. H. Benson & Co. circular

    F. H. Benson and Company

    A circular from F. H. Benson & Co. advertising their services as "General Real Estate and Collecting Agents and Dealers in Land Warrants" in Chicago, Illinois and La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1854.

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  • Hardy, Francis A., 1819-1915; Hardy, Mary Parry

    Reade, Christia M

    Mixed Ownership Stylized plant (dandelion?)

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  • Jilson, Charles F., b. 1844

    Pictorial Ownership Grey ink on beige paper. Painter's palette, brushes, compass, and nail, on a book with a partially hidden lyre on its front cover. Jilson was Assistant Treasurer of the Chicago, Ro…

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  • Lamprecht, Theodore H.

    Seymour, Ralph Fletcher, 1876-1966

    Pictorial Ownership A man in a library is reading a book with his chin resting on right hand. Owl watches from bookshelf

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  • Greenwood, George H.

    Kennedy, Lawrence

    Pictorial Ownership Arched window looks out unto cityscape interior shows curtain drawn to the right lit candle on tall candlestick shelf of books, with one book open_file displaying motto: Otium sine…

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  • Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln

    Haynes, James Edward

    A music score entitled "Campaign Song for Abraham Lincoln" by James Edward Haynes and published by H. M. Higgins in Chicago, Illinois in 1864.

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  • Corwin, John Adams.

    Armorial Ownership Dark grey ink on ivory paper. Contains a shield with fret and crescent, surmounted by a unicorn (head and neck) on a bar. "Previous cataloguer remarked that the bookplate owner was…

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  • Chicago, Ill.

    Chapman, Henry T, Houghton Mifflin Company, Tudor Press, Boston, MA, Turzak, Charles

    Designed by Charles Turzak and Henry T. Chapman Turzak, Charles Chapman, Henry T. The Tudor Press, 1931. 4104.C6A3 1931 .T8 Houghton Mifflin Company Includes index to 'Points of interest in Chicago.'…

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  • To the Freemasons of Illinois

    A circular entitled "To the Freemasons of Illinois" listing the legitimate fraternal organizations and officers in Illinois. This circular was sent from Chicago, Illinois and is dated March 14, 1867.

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  • Dixson, Zella Allen, 1858-1924

    Spenceley, J. Winfred (Joseph Winfred), 1865-1908

    Pictorial Ownership A large house behind a picket fence (Wisteria Cottage, Granville, Ohio). Inset at top shows another of Dixson's homes (Merino Farm, between Marietta and Zanesville Ohio) wisteria m…

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  • Recommendations for new business owners leaflet

    Rumsey, Bro. & Company

    A leaflet from "Rumsey, Bro. & Co. Storage and Commission Merchants, and Shippers of Produce, Provisions, &c" advertising their "leased a portion of our premises to Messrs. Tanner, Andrews, & Co...who…

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  • Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press, vol. 3

    Scripps and Bross

    A "Prospectus of the Weekly Democratic Press. Third Volume" advertising the new newspaper and encouraging additional subscribers. This document was created by Scripps & Bross in Chicago, Illinois, and…

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  • O'Neill, Anna M.

    Balassa, Adalbert

    Pictorial Ownership Renaissance woman at escritoire, objects around room include hourglass, globe, books, candlestick border of stars

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  • Ulrich, Russell, Mrs.

    Textual Ownership Cipher and text

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  • Chicago Wire Works

    An advertisement entitled "Chicago Wire Works, no. 46" presenting prices for various goods from "Snow & Hodge, Proprietors." This advertisement was published by the Chicago Democrat in Chicago, Illino…

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  • Prices and Terms of Separators, Horse Powers, Trucks, Equalizers, Straw Stackers, Corn Shellers, Corn Grinders, etc.

    Pitts, H. A

    A circular entitled "Prices and Terms of Separators, Horse Powers, Trucks, Equalizers, Straw Stackers, Corn Shellers, Corn Grinders, etc." as advertised by H. A. Pitts in Chicago, Illinois. This circu…

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  • Map of the City of Chicago

    Warner & Beers, Publishers

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  • Langworthy, Alfred G.

    Townsend, Harry

    Armorial Ownership Escutcheon sable, charged with three greyhounds [?] courant argent helm crested with springing from monstrous stag (four front legs shown stemming from one body) "Motto: ""Pro aris…

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