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[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[King Kelly, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "$10,000"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

The land of our birth. The following poem was then read by Prof. Rodney Welch one of the editors of The Times, of Chicago, a native of Monmouth, Kennebec county, Me. [Chicago? Ill.].

The land of our birth. The following poem was then read by Prof. Rodne...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 18, Folder 27.

Mr. Denon unrolling a mummy

Mr. Denon unrolling a mummy

Print shows Baron Dominique-Vivant Denon unwrapping a mummy on a table with several guests observing and a woman seated on the left sketching the scene, in a parlor presumably at Mr. Denon's residence. Two men ... more

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Prescott et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 578 (1845)

U.S. Reports: The United States v. Prescott et al., 44 U.S. (3 How.) 5...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 44; Howard Volume 3; January Term, 1845; The United States, Plaintiffs, v. Eli S. Prescott et al., Defendants

U.S. Reports: United States v. Chicago, 48 U.S. (7 How.) 185 (1849)

U.S. Reports: United States v. Chicago, 48 U.S. (7 How.) 185 (1849)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 48; Howard Volume 7; January Term, 1849; The United States, Complainants, v. The City of Chicago.

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West ...

Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network. Scale ca. 1:2,800,000. LC Railroad maps, 115 Description derived from published bibliography. Inset: Illinois... more

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Sou...

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the n... more

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomo...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh... more

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Broadsheet advertisement for the Laflin Powder Company, Saugerties, New York, manufacturers of gunpowder, with "Offices [at] 29 Water St. cor. of Olive St. St. Louis Mo. and 79 South Water St. Chicago, Ill." sh... more

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississipp...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'" Scale ca. 1:1,500,000. LC Railroad... more

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chicago, Illinois

[Abraham Lincoln while campaigning for the U.S. Senate, taken in Chica...

Title devised by Library staff. Original photograph: The original daguerreotype is at the Chicago Historical Society. Ostendorf, no. 6 Meserve, no. 3 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by L... more

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches ...

Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. Scale ca. 1:10,000,000. LC Railroad maps... more

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network. Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. LC Railroad maps, 380 Description derived f... more

D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations with their respective distances connecting with Chicago.

D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations ...

Outline map showing "R.R. in operation" and "R.R. in Progress." [From published bibliography] Scale ca. 1:850,000. Hand colored. LC Railroad maps, 203 Shows railroads in operation and progress. Includes index, ... more

The death chamber

The death chamber

Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 38 (1856 Aug. 30), p. 189 (top).

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duquesne Greys of Pittsburgh

Tremont House, Chicago - presentation of flag to Light Guards, by Duqu...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 33 (1856 July 26), p. 100. Reference copy may be in LOT 4424. Caption card tracings: Milit... more

Kansas affairs. To the friends of free Kansas. National Kansas Committee Chicago, Dec. 1, 1856.

Kansas affairs. To the friends of free Kansas. National Kansas Committ...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 20, Folder 5.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed. Ostendorf, no. 2 (variation) Meserve, n... more

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. Ostendorf, no. 2 Meserve, no. 6 Published in: Lincoln's photographs: a complete album / by Lloyd Ostendorf. Dayton, OH: Rockywood Press, 1998, p. 6-7.

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the Pennsylvania Central railroad, the only road running west from Pittsburgh. Chicago St. Louis and Cincinnati ... Shortest, quickest and most reliable route ... New York. Booth

Pittsburgh, Ft. Wayne, and Chicago R. R. in direct connection with the...

Transportation. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 22... more

Chicago.

Chicago.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect... more

Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue. Scal... more

170 miles saved to Northern Iowa and St. Paul! Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac railroad and Milwaukee & Mississippi railroad line! from Chicago & Milwaukee to Pr'ie du Chien, Wis. on the upper Mississippi River running through in 10 hours with

170 miles saved to Northern Iowa and St. Paul! Chicago, St. Paul and F...

Transportation.; Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac r. R.; Milwaukee & Mississippi railroad. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGM... more

Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, 1858.

Letter to Hon. Henry A. Wise from S. A. Douglas, November 7, 1858.

Refers to success of the Democratic Party in recent State elections in Illinois.

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with the head waters of the Mississippi / Copcutt(?).

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 7, no. 178 (1859 April 30), p. 339.

The city of Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago, Illinois

Bird's-eye panorama, with border vignettes of buildings and landmarks. Wood engraving by Lossing-Barritt. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1859 Sept. 10). Reference copy may be in LOT 4389 C. This record contains u... more

Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

Outline map of a strip between Boston and Chicago showing one schematic rail line with many railroad stations named along the line. Mileage table indicating five railroads is at lower right of map. Scale ca. 1:... more

Chicago River, north from Randolph St
Hon. Henry Winslow Corbett of Oregon

Hon. Henry Winslow Corbett of Oregon

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Sen. Corbett. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy pho... more

Light House Chicago

Light House Chicago

Title from item.

View from dome of City Hall, looking S.E
Spot him! "Rev." Henry Clay Dean, of Iowa, who was present at the Chicago Convention in 1864, at which McClellan was nominated at the Copperhead candidate for President, is now addressing the Pierce-Davis-Sinclair & Co. democracy in this state .

Spot him! "Rev." Henry Clay Dean, of Iowa, who was present at the Chic...

Dean, Henry Clay. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 94, Folder 21.

View from dome of City Hall, looking N.E
Sherman House, cor. Clark and Randolph Streets

Sherman House, cor. Clark and Randolph Streets

No. 52. Title devised by Library staff. Title from item.

Hon. T.M. Pomeroy of N.Y

Hon. T.M. Pomeroy of N.Y

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: T.M. Pomeroy. Delegate to Republican Nat. Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photogr... more

Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio

Hon. Columbus Delano of Ohio

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Delegate to Republican National Convention at Chicago 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Divi... more

[Chicago.

[Chicago.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 147 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

Interior detail of the Capitol building rotunda

Interior detail of the Capitol building rotunda

Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas; El Paso, Tex. Title devised by Library staff.

[Brady & Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

[Brady & Hesler portrait of Lincoln.]

Hesler Photograph: Meserve no. 26, June 1860, also known as the Ayre's portrait

Hon. Washington Townsend of Pa

Hon. Washington Townsend of Pa

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, scratched into emulsion: Hon. Townsend. Delegate to Republican Convention at Chicago in 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph ... more

View from Dearborn Park looking N.E

View from Dearborn Park looking N.E

Title from item. No. 94.

The Republican Standard.

The Republican Standard.

Partly colored broadside in five columns within a colored border of a rail fence. Heading in a large type. No 1745, Vol. 3. T. W. Streeter Collection sale, 1967.

Rt. Rev. James Duggan, D.D. Bishop of Chicago

Rt. Rev. James Duggan, D.D. Bishop of Chicago

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Mendel, Edward.

Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park

Title from item. No. 10; 62.

Langley Ave., M. E. Church
Western bank note & eng. co. steel plate engraving & lithography

Western bank note & eng. co. steel plate engraving & lithography

Print shows an advertisement for the Western Bank Note & Engaving Company, La Salle Street, corner Randolph, Chicago, Illinois, makers of "steel plate engraving & lithography" of "Bonds, Checks & Certificates, ... more

Langley Ave., M. E. Church
The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicago, May 1860

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicag...

Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 4, no. 177 (1860 May 19), pp. 312-313.

Chicago Chamber of Commerce

Chicago Chamber of Commerce

No. 140. Title from item.

Water Works

Water Works

Title from item.

Entrance to Rosehill Cemetery

Entrance to Rosehill Cemetery

Title from item. No. 102.

Gen'l Lee's old homestead, Arlington, Va

Gen'l Lee's old homestead, Arlington, Va

On mount: Sold only by Underwood & Underwood, Liverpool; New York; Chicago; Toronto; Ottawa, Kas.; El Paso, Tex. Handwritten on verso: Gift Society of Calif. Pioneers Jan. 19, 1954. Title from item.

View from Lake Mountain, Lincoln Park

View from Lake Mountain, Lincoln Park

Title from item. No. 1; 165.

Dearborn St., Chicago

Dearborn St., Chicago

Title from item.

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convention will meet on May 16, 1860

The City of Chicago, Illinois, where the Republican Nominating Convent...

Bird's-eye view of Chicago, Illinois. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 May 12, p. 292.

To President Andrew Johnson. Whereas, Andrew Johnson, President of the United States ... have recently left Washington for the City of Chicago, to participate in the ceremonies of laying the corner stone of the monument to America's favorite son

To President Andrew Johnson. Whereas, Andrew Johnson, President of the...

Printed on Satin.; On verso: File.; President Johnson did not visit Memphis on his "Swing Around the Circle" tour, August 28 to September 15, 1866. Papers of Andrew Jackson, vol. 11, Appendix 3. Available also... more

Inside of entrance to Rosehill Cemetery
Water Works

Water Works

Title from item.

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

1. the Zouave drill - running in double quick step; 2. rallying by companies to repel cavalry (with protruding payonets to resemble a pin-cushin). Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1860 July 28. ... more

Sherman House

Sherman House

No. 140. Title devised by Library staff. Title from item.

Trinity Church

Trinity Church

No. 108. Title from item.

Custom House and Post Office

Custom House and Post Office

No. 68. Title from item.

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

Composite of 8 different drill scenes. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1860 July 28. Reference copy may be in LOT 4420F. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption car... more

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb

Hon. Phineas Warren Hitchcock of Neb

Title from unverified information on negative sleeve. Annotation from negative, glass side, top: Sen. Hitchcock. Delegate to Republican National Convention in Chicago 1860. Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph c... more

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I....

Photograph shows a view of the levee and boats along the Ohio River; Union horse stables, and the Illinois Central Chicago and Cairo railroad, Cairo, Illinois.

[1st Lieutenant John Paul Kuntze, Union officer, bust portrait, facing front] / Everitt, Chicago.

[1st Lieutenant John Paul Kuntze, Union officer, bust portrait, facing...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 13. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8751 in P&P Reading Room.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chicago, I]ll.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chica...

Photograph shows portrait of Potter in uniform. Originally in album belonging to Joel B. Clough, Civilian Engineer, United States Military Railroad, 1863 and 1864. On verso: J. A. Potter, Cap. U.S.A. Gift; Flor... more

Abraham Lincoln papers: Series 1. General Correspondence. 1833-1916: Montgomery Blair to Abraham Lincoln, Monday, March 18, 1861 (Requests immediate removal of Chicago postmaster)
[1st Lieutenant August Bitter, Union officer in the 24th Illinois Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / Wallis Bro., 117 Lake St., Chicago.

[1st Lieutenant August Bitter, Union officer in the 24th Illinois Regi...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 50. Two cent stamp on verso. Color laser copy reference surrogate, showing front and back of photo, filed with finding aids for LOT 8... more

[Captain Louis Ernst von Trebra, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Regiment, full-length portrait, standing, facing front] / Rex Mf'g Co., Chicago.

[Captain Louis Ernst von Trebra, Union officer in the 32nd Indiana Reg...

Title devised by Library staff. In: Adolph Metzner photograph album ..., no. 17.

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to the Lakes via: Erie and Oswego Canal; Champlain [Canal]; Illinois River and Chicago [Canal]; Wisconsin, Green Bay [Canal]

Map shewing the several routes proposed for the passage of gunboats to...

Scale ca. 1:3,600,000. Shows canals and navigation routes in northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Civil War maps (2nd... more

U.S. Reports: Chicago City vs. Robbins, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 418 (1863)

U.S. Reports: Chicago City vs. Robbins, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 418 (1863)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 67; Black Volume 2; December Term, 1862; Chicago City vs. Robbins

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with i...

Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the ... more

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... more

Michigan Terrace, Michigan Avenue. Looking towards teh Central Depot from nature by E. Whitefield ; lith. & printed by Chas. Shober Chicago

Michigan Terrace, Michigan Avenue. Looking towards teh Central Depot f...

Print shows the Michigan Terrace, or Terrace Row residences, 11 separate luxury dwellings in a single large building facing Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, with carriage and pedestrian traffic, and with t... more

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

An extremely crude and somewhat obscure satire on Union general Ambrose E. Burnside's controversial suspension of the Chicago "Times" because of "disloyal and incendiary statements." The anti-Lincoln paper was ... more

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