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Letters to Joseph Medill


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of letters to and from various members of the Medill, Patterson and McCormick families, chiefly during the years 1850 to 1899. Included are letters exchanged by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Medill before and after their marriage, letters to and from their daughters and their families, a group of Civil War letters from Major William H. Medill to his brother Joseph written from 1861 until his death in May 1863, and an assortment of letters from various other relatives.


  • 1834 - 1899


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


From the Collection: 5 Boxes

Language of Materials


Library Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US