THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Format Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Administration Building, Field Notes

Field Notes of Charles E. Gregersen, from 1971 and 1973, site dimensions and reconstructed details. Compiled 12/6/98, handwritten, 57 pages.

Subject: Administration_Building; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Agreement between Pullman Southern Car Co and Atlantic, Mississippi & Ohio R.R. Co.

4 page handwritten contract re: Pullman Sleeping Car operations. Executed May 01, 1877

Subject: ; Pullman_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Business Letter

Letter, September 2, 1915, written to McLachlan Bulding Company, 11201 Cottage Grove Avenue, in the Stables building.

Subject: Pullman_Town; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Florence Lowden Miller Handwritten Note

Handwritten note from Florence Lowden Miller, granddaughter of George Pullman at the time of her sister, Harriet Madlener in 1987.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Florence Lowden Miller Handwritten Note

Handwritten note from Florence Lowden Miller, granddaughter of George Pullman at the time of her sister, Harriet Madlener in 1987.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Hotel Florence "Thoughts on the Hotel Flo"

Typed transcript of handwritten account of resident Paul Petraitis' introduction to the Hotel as a child and later, as well as list of his Pullman photography items. Handwritten copy in file.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Hotel Florence "Thoughts on the Hotel Flo"

Typed transcript of handwritten account of resident Paul Petraitis' introduction to the Hotel as a child and later, as well as list of his Pullman photography items. Handwritten copy in file.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Hotel Florence - Circut Chart of 1st and 2nd Floors

Multiple Use Artifact: Primary use- hand-written chart showing circuts for 1st and 2nd floor of Hotel. Lists rooms such as Whiskey Room, Board Room, Parlor, Bottle Room, Fischer Dining Room, Laundry, Public Dining Room, Pastry Room, etc. Secondary Use- Racing Form. Chart written on back of folded racing form. Copyrighted 1928- Bentley, Murray & Co.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Kensington History

Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Letter from Architect John Langley Mayer

Letter left upon visit to factory site in 1993, found after the 1998 fire, in a protected area.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

List

Hand-written list, on notebook paper (year unknown). Thirteen names.

Subject: Pullman_People; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Meeting of Exec. Committee of The Union Palace Car Company

Handwritten minutes of committee meeting.

Subject: Historic_Reference; Pullman_Palace_Car_Company; Rail_Travel_-_Other; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

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Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Page 3

Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Page 4

Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Hand-written personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, granddaughter of Geo. Pullman, regarding death of her sister, Harriet Madlener. Includes photocopy of obituary.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller

Hand-written personal note from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, granddaughter of Geo. Pullman, regarding death of her sister, Harriet Madlener. Includes photocopy of obituary.

Subject: Chicago_History; Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

place card

Place card, "Bernice Jensen, 1214" also signed by "FWSchachk".

Subject: Roseland_Community; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Pullman Views

Composite of several view of Pullman, c1890. Lithographs from photographs, left to right: Allen Wheel Works, erecting shops, Water Tower, original Market hall. Arcase interior and exterior, and a 180-degree panorama of Pullman from atop the Arcade Building.

Subject: Pullman_Water_Tower; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Racing form, copyrighted 1928. Back of circuit chart.

Multiple Use Artifact: Primary use- hand-written chart showing circuts for 1st and 2nd floor of Hotel. Lists rooms such as Whiskey Room, Board Room, Parlor, Bottle Room, Fischer Dining Room, Laundry, Public Dining Room, Pastry Room, etc. Secondary Use- Racing Form. Chart written on back of folded racing form. Copyrighted 1928- Bentley, Murray & Co.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Sympathy appreciation card

Printed note of appreciation for sympathy (unknown death), from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lowden Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pullman Miller. Hand-addressed envelope.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Sympathy appreciation card

Printed note of appreciation for sympathy (unknown death), from Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lowden Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Pullman Miller. Hand-addressed envelope.

Subject: Pullman_Family; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Transcript p.1

Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

Transcript p.2

Photocopy of handwritten document regarding establishment of Kensington community in 1872. Written by Mrs. Barbara Ann Bark, great grandmother of Douglas Day, of 344 East 116th Street in Kensington. Written at the bottom on the document and lined through "Mom had this - it looks like her handwriting so perhaps was copied from somewhere else. It's interesting". Date unknown. Transcript typed for this record, attached.

Subject: Kensington; Format: Handwritten (invitations, notes, etc.)

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