Levi Z. Leiter papers and Leiter estate records, 1852-1969 (bulk 1904-1969).


Leiter, Levi Z. (Levi Ziegler), 1834-1904. Levi Z. Leiter papers and Leiter estate records, 1852-1969 (bulk 1904-1969).

Levi Z. Leiter papers and Leiter estate records, 1852-1969 (bulk 1904-1969).

Business records of Levi Z. Leiter, a Chicago merchant and real estate investor, plus a larger collection of records of his estate managed by his son Joseph. Correspondence, account books, etc. relative to Chicago retail and office buildings, including the Isabella, Japanese, Lakeside, Leiter Building and Leiter Building II, the Erlanger Theater, and the Grand Pacific Hotel; coal mines and railroading interests in the company town of Zeigler (Ill.); ranches in Wyoming; western mines; and other real estate and securities. Includes material on lawsuits against Joseph Leiter alleging mismanagement of the estate. Persons represented in the collection include Levi Leiter's children: Mrs. Colin Campbell (Nancy Leiter); Lady Marguerite Hyde, Countess of Suffolk and Berkshire (Daisy Leiter); Joseph Leiter; and the estate of Lady Curzon (Mary Victoria Leiter). Also estate trustees William Scott Bond, Seymour Morris, and William Warr. Microfilm: Reel 1. v.1-v.4 p.211; Reel 2. v.4 p.212-v.8 p.221; Reel 3. v.8 p.222-v.12 p.3; Reel 4. v.12 p.1-v.15 p.81; Reel 5. v.15 p.82-v.16 p. 885; Reel 6. v.16 p.886-v.21 p.36; Reel 7. v.21 p.37-v.23 p.121; Reel 8. v.23 p.122-v.26 p.71; Reel 9. v.26 p.60-v.28 p.91; Reel 10. v.28 p.92-v.30 p.120; Reel 11. v.30 p.121-v.32 p.156; Reel 12. v.32 p.157-v.34 p.195; Reel 13. v.34 p.196-v.36 p.131; Reel 14. v.36 p.132-v.38 p.70; Reel 15. v.38 p.71-v.40 p.10; Reel 16. v.40 p.11-v.41 p.150; Reel 17-28.

131 linear ft. (245 boxes, 3 v., 15 pkgs.)28 microfilm reels : neg. ; 35 mm. (Camera negative of account books).28 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (Reader copy of account books).

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