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Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Front side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Washi...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...

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Description: Letterhead of magician and entertainer Ben Bergor, promoting his availability as an after dinner speaker ("a truly new and humorous approach in storytellin...

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Description: Letterhead of Ben Bergor, with illustrations of theatrical masks, Bergor's head, his "Remember this bird!" symbol, and a cartoon of Bergor at the bottom of...

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The first page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

Date: 1863-09-18 

Description: The second page of a letter written by Hans Heg to his wife.

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Description: Letterhead of Ring 31 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, with the seal of the IBM and a cartoon by Wayne D. Peterson (?) of Ben Bergor with a r...

Manuscript

Thomas Phillips

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Description: A woodcut image of Thomas Phillips, the general president of the Boot and Shoe Workers International Union, accompanying his biography.

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Description: Menu with a green and cream striped front cover. On the insert for the Western Ranch Style Dinner is an illustration of a man in a cowboy hat, kerchief, an...

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Date: 1786 

Description: Letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Daniel Boone.

Manuscript

Agoston Haraszthy

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Agoston Haraszthy, 1812-1869.

Date: 1930-07-28 

Description: A letter from Jane Addams of Hull House to Cyrus McCormick regarding his donation to Hull House to benefit a children's program. The letter has two photogr...

Date: 1804 

Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.

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Description: Page of Jacques Marquette's journal.

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Description: A commemorative roster of Company B of the 35th Wisconsin Infantry, including imagery of a soldier, an eagle and the American flag.

Date: 1892-03 ca.

Description: An Indian sets up a hunting trap, with a rifle resting against a tree in the background.

Date: 1786 

Description: Body of a letter written by Gilbert Imlay to Colonel Daniel Boone.

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Description: Commemorative roster of Company F, 14th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. The list of names is surrounded by highly romantic military images.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page, removed from the Grant family bible, containing an image of Jesse R. Grant, father of Ulysses S. Grant.

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