Walter Loomis Newberry Estate Records

Street Address: 
Rush Street Between Illinois and Grand
Chicago, IL

Newberry, Walter Loomis, 1804-1868. Walter Loomis Newberry Estate Records, 1852-1908, bulk 1868-1908.

47 cubic ft.

This is the collection of the estate records of Walter Loomis Newberry, Chicago real estate investor, banker and commission merchant, who provided for the creation of the Newberry Library in his will.

The collection includes correspondence, litigation records, property distribution schedules, financial records and other documents concerning daily management of the estate for the Newberry family. Also documentation re: leasing, subdividing, improving and selling properties in Chicago. Also a part of this collection are the family papers of the Newberry Family (Series 60).

Call Number: Archives 02/09
Finding Aids
Collection-level catalog record
Inventory: see Guide to the Newberry Library Archives (Call # folio OCD 3209 .C5 B75 1993).

The Newberry family home in 1867, the year before Walter L. Newberry died, was at 95 Rush Street. Today that would be on Rush between Illinois and Grand.

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