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Archives related to: Pullman, Harriett Sanger, 1842-1921

titlePullman Company Archives
repositoryNewberry Library
collection titleSee the Pullman Company Archives guide on the Newberry Library's wesite: http://www.newberry.org/collections/PullmanGuide.pdf

See Financial records and property documents, 1893-1907, which forms part of Record Group No. 15 (George M. Pullman Estate), Pullman Company Archives, Newberry Library.

See Executors’ correspondence, 1897-1911 (bulk 1897-1902), which forms part of Record Group No. 15 (George M. Pullman Estate), Pullman Company Archives, Newberry Library.

See George M. Pullman files, 1867-1897. which forms part of Subgroup No. 01 (Office of the President), Pullman Company Archives, Newberry Library.

See Pullman Southern Car Company Records, 1870-1905 (bulk 1870-1894), which Forms part of Record Group No. 10 (Subsidiary and Acquired Companies), Pullman Company Archives, Newberry Library.

See Pullman Company Limited Records, 1875-1905, which forms part of Record Group No. 10 (Subsidiary and Acquired Companies), Pullman Company Archives, Newberry Library.
extent2,500 cubic feet
formatsAdministrative Records Business Papers Personal Papers Financial Records Legal Papers
accessThe Pullman Company Archives are available for research according to provisions governing the use of the Newberry Library’s manuscript collections. Because the Archives contain sensitive records of recent origin (mainly personnel records), some additional restrictions have been imposed on the use of certain materials.
record sourcehttp://www.newberry.org/collections/PullmanGuide.pdf
updated05/12/2022 11:09:51
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titlePullman family photograph collection [graphic].
repositoryChicago History Museum
collection titlePrimarily portraits of George Pullman, his family and relatives. Most of the photographs are formally posed group portraits taken outdoors on the grounds surrounding Castle Rest, the Pullman summer estate on Pullman Island located in the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Alexandria Bay, N.Y.

Also includes interior and exterior views of Castle Rest, as well as Camp Royal and other buildings on the island. A few images show Fairlawn, another Pullman residence in Elbion, N.J.; unidentified groups in carriages outside homes on Prairie Avenue in Chicago; and interior and exterior views of Pullman's private railroad car.

Other copy: Some photoprints also available as copy negatives in Rights & Reproductions Office ICHi 12213, 12223, 12224, 12236, 13783, 17778, 17981, 17983, 17984, 17988, 17991, 17992, 18265.

Related: Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include photoprints in the Image file and Image flat-file arranged by persons' name; the Pullman, Lowden, Miller families photograph collection (2002.0259.2), Pullman family photographs (1987.0625), and Pullman family and Miller family papers.
extent96 photographic prints : albumen ; 31 x 36 cm. (12 x 14 in.) or smaller. 46 photographic prints : b&w ; 41 x 49 cm. (16 x 19 in.) or smaller. 45 photographic prints : stereograph ; 9 x 18 cm. (4 1/4 x 7 in.) or smaller. 4 albums (120 photographic prints) : albumen ; 36 x 28 cm. (14 x 11 in.) or smaller.
formatsPhotographs
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.chsmedia.org
finding aidContainer list available (1987-010).
acquisition informationGift of Mrs. C. Phillip Miller, 1957-1972 (1987.0010).
updated11/12/2014 11:30:01
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titlePullman, Lowden, and Miller families photograph collection [graphic].
repositoryChicago History Museum
collection titleSnapshots, formal photographic portraits, and photo albums relating to descendants of George M. Pullman, primarily through the lineage of his granddaughter Florence Lowden Miller, who was the daughter of Illinois Governor Frank Orren Lowden; Pullman family, Lowden family, Miller family, and friends. Also includes materials about the Pebbles family, ancestors of Dr. Charles Phillip Miller, husband of Florence Lowden Miller; views of the Miller home at 5757 S. Kimbark, and other family homes; and Lowden and Miller family travel photographs in Europe and the Near East.

Biographical note:
Industrialist George Mortimer Pullman founded the Pullman Palace Car Company. Florence Sanger Pullman Lowden, daughter of George Mortimer Pullman, married Illinois Governor Frank Orren Lowden in 1896. Florence Lowden Miller, daughter of Frank Orren Lowden and Florence Sanger Pullman Lowden, married Dr. Charles Phillip Miller in 1931. Family members include George and Harriet Pullman and their children George, Jr., Walter, Harriet (Schermerhorn), and Florence (Lowden); Florence and Frank O. Lowden and their children George, Harriet, Frances, and Florence (Miller); Florence and Dr. C. Phillip Miller and their children Warren and Phillip.

Dr. C. Phillip Miller was a descendant of the Samuel Pebbles family (or "Peebles" as it was called until 1856, when the spelling was changed). Mr. Miller’s grandfather, Alonzo Warren Pebbles, owned a paint store and was a prominent citizen in Oak Park, Illinois

Related:
Related material at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, includes Pullman and other portrait photographs in the Image file and the Image flat-file; the Pullman family photograph collection (1987.0010); Pullman family photographs (1987.0625); Frank O. Lowden photograph album (1986.0079); George M. Pullman papers; Florence Lowden Miller genealogical charts; and Pullman-Miller family papers.
extentca. 2000 photographic prints : b&w ; 18 x 22 in. and smaller. Series 1. 22 photograph albums : b&w. Series 1. 68 photographic prints : col. ; 8 x 10 in. and smaller. Series 3. 830 negatives : b&w ; 4 x 5 in. and smaller. Series 2.
formatsPhotographs
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.chsmedia.org
finding aidDescriptive inventory available online (2002-259).
acquisition informationThis collection was a joint gift of Warren P. Miller and Phillip L. Miller.
updated11/12/2014 11:30:01
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titlePullman-Miller family papers [manuscript], ca. 1823-1988.
repositoryChicago History Museum
collection titleCorrespondence, scrapbooks of newsclippings, obituaries and genealogical records, some financial records, and other family papers relating primarily to Florence Lowden Miller and her husband Dr. C. Phillip Miller, and their families, including her parents, Governor Frank O. Lowden and Mrs. Florence Pullman Lowden, George M. Pullman and other of his descendants. Topics include family relationships, child rearing, travel, the Miller home at 5757 South Kimbark in Chicago and properties at.

Biog/History:
Family members include George and Harriett Pullman and their children George, Jr., Walter, Harriet (Carolan; Schermerhorn), and Florence (Lowden); Florence and Frank O. Lowden and their children George, Harriet, Frances, and Florence (Miller); Florence and Dr. C. Phillip Miller and their children Warren and Phillip.

Related:
Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include Pullman and other portrait photographs in the Image file and the Image flat-file; the Pullman family photograph collection (1987.0010); the Pullman family photographs (1987.0625); the Frank O. Lowden photograph album (1986.0079); the George M. Pullman papers; the Florence Lowden Miller genealogical charts; and the Pullman, Lowden, and Miller families photograph collection (2002.0259).

extentca. 40 linear ft. (75 boxes & 4 oversize boxes).
formatsCorrespondence Scrapbooks Clippings Financial Records Ephemera
accessMrs. Miller's diaries in boxes 63-66 are closed to researchers until 2038.
record sourcehttp://www.chsmedia.org
finding aidDescriptive inventory available online (2002-259).
acquisition informationA joint gift of Warren P. Miller and Phillip L. Miller (2002.0259).
updated11/12/2014 11:30:01
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