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Carr and Lukens family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 119
Overview The Carr and Lukens families were prominent figures in Rock Island County in the 19th and 20th centuries, and they were among the first families to settle in the area. The Carr and Lukens family papers are arranged into seven series: Correspondence, 1837-1924 and undated; Writings and drawings, 1850-1918; Financial records, 1829-1946 (bulk 1837-1869); Genealogical data, 1905-1968 and undated; Printed material, 1805-1981; Photographs, circa 1860s-1970 and undated; and Realia.

John Henry Hauberg glass plate images

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Identifier: MSS 27-(images)
Overview John Henry Hauberg was a prolific researcher and photographer active in the Quad Cities area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The John Henry Hauberg glass plate images, 1880-1947 and undated, contains roughly 8,000 glass plate images photographed by John Hauberg over the course of his life.

McMurphy family papers

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Identifier: MSS 326
Overview Members of the McMurphy family were important players in the settlement of Rock Island County, Illinois, in the early to mid-19th century. The McMurphy family papers contains documents relating to the personal and professional lives of two generations of McMurphys in Rock Island County, Illinois, including legal documents, financial records, and correspondence. The papers are arranged by individual family member in the following series: George Rodney McMurphy papers, 1828-1884; George W....

Alice Elizabeth Schall diary

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Identifier: MSS 96
Overview Alice Elizabeth Schall was born in 1860, the daughter of John Schall, a second generation German landowner and farmer, and Matilda Ann Cunningham Schall, an Irish immigrant. She attended Immaculate Conception Academy in Davenport, Iowa, then moved to Coe Township near Port Byron, Illinois, to live with her family. The Alice Elizabeth Schall diary dates from 1 January 1880 to 31 December 1880. In this diary, Schall writes about the events of her everyday life and the things that are important to...