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Chicago (Illinois, United States)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

A Pretty Equestrienne and a "Woman Hater", 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2022
Scope and Contents Two photographs - on the left, 'A Pretty Equestrienne' shows a girl, Miss Ashton Wilson from Chicago with her horse; and on the right, 'A "Woman Hater"' shows a horse being trained for police work in London rearing up at the sight of dummies dressed as women in the early/mid 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Carcass of a Fat Hog, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1537
Scope and Contents Illustration of a carcass of a fat hog 'showing the division commonly made and the relative prices of the various parts in the Chicago market' in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Chicago Stockyards, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/585
Scope and Contents Photograph of the holding pens for cattle at the Chicago Stockyards in 1800.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Chicago Stockyards - Loading Horses, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/57
Scope and Contents Photograph of horses being loaded onto trains at the Chicago Stockyards in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Cruickshank Bull, "Young Abbotsburn" (110679), 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/597
Scope and Contents Illustration of the Cruickshank bull, "Young Abbotsburn" (110679) who was the champion of all beef breeds, World's Columbia Exposition, 1893 [Chicago, IL, USA]
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Earth Auger, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1048
Scope and Contents Illustration of an advertisement for a 'Standard Earth Auger' by the Standard Earth Auger Co. in Chicago, Illinois, USA in the late 19th or early 20th century. In addition to the text, there are images of two men using the auger.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Group photograph from the Poultry Breeders' Roundtable, Chicago, 1955, 1955

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/8/5
Scope and Contents The photograph features Gordon Dickerson, Douglas Falconer, Jay Lush, Alan Robertson and Forbes Robertson. The photograph enclosure is inscribed 'Dr Falconer we have thoroughly enjoyed your talk' by Gordon D. Rapp, Poultry Breeders Roundtable and signed March 1955.
Dates: 1955

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from John Thompson, 27 May 1952

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2515
Scope and Contents Letter, 27 May 1952, Chicago, John Thompson to Mary Grierson. Praising Grierson's biography of Tovey, describing Thomson's attempt to set up a library devoted to all things Scottish, and his patronage of Scottish arts, requesting Grierson's opinion on the state of Scottish music. Typescript signed.
Dates: 27 May 1952

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from John Thompson, c1952

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2516
Scope and Contents Letter, 1952, Chicago, John Thompson to Mary Grierson. Thanking Grierson for her letter and discussing the state of the arts in Scotland. Typescript signed.
Dates: c1952