Welling Family Papers, 1899-1988.

Street Address: 
920 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL

Welling, Harriet Walker, 1892-1989.Welling Family Papers, 1899-1988.

0.4 linear ft.

Collection contains correspondence, writings and documents relating to Harriet W. Welling, her husband John P. Welling, and his father, John C. Welling. John Paul Welling (b. 1880) and his wife, Harriet Walker Welling (b.1892), remained active participants in Chicago society functions until their deaths, respectively in 1957 and 1989. Harriet Welling material includes significant accounts, written by Harriet Walker Welling, of early 20th century society functions in Chicago. These writings include descriptions of early Chicago, of Casino Club socials, and of Chicago notables (Jane Addams, Edith Rockefeller McCormick and George Voevodsky). The collection also includes records pertaining to John C. Welling and his son, John P. Welling.

Call Number: Midwest MS Welling
Finding Aids: Collection-level catalog card: Online catalog
Inventory: Online

Harriet Walker Welling and her husband John Paul Welling lived in the Raymond Apartments at 920 Lincoln Parkway (now known as Michigan Avenue) in 1917 shortly after their 1915 marriage.

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