• Creator Names Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897.
  • Title Charles D. Mosher papers [manuscript], 1876-1915, bulk 1876-1879.
  • Physical description 3.5 linear ft. (8 boxes)
  • Collection arrangement Organized by volume: 1. Register; 2. Autograph book; 3. Album on judges and lawyers; 4. Album on clergymen; 5. Album on physicians; 6. Album on lawyers; 7. Album on editors and publishers; 8. Scrapbook; Folder.
  • Collection summary
    • Register, autograph book, 5 centennial albums, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous letters that document Charles D. Mosher's work as a photographer in Chicago plus his other interests. Includes a set of leatherbound volumes (2), entitled "Mosher's memorial offering to the city of Chicago for the centennial 1876," that comprise a photograph register (listing names, addresses, brief biographical data, and photonegative numbers of people who posed for Mosher) and an autographs volume containing signatures of famous Chicagoans. The 5 centennial albums contain brief biographies, photograph holders, and autographs of prominent Chicagoans of 1876 (v. 3. Judges; v. 4. Clergymen; v. 5. Physicians, v. 6. Lawyers). A scrapbook, ca. 1880s-1900s, contains newsclippings, photographs, and a few letters from Mosher's famous clients. Additional letters concern the loan of Mosher's photograph collection from the City of Chicago to the Chicago Historical Society, 1915.
    • Persons represented by materials in the scrapbook include Susan B. Anthony, P. T. Barnum, William Jennings Bryan, Shelby Moore Cullom, Marshall Field, James A. Garfield, Frederick Dent Grant, Carter Henry Harrison, Philip H. Sheridan, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances E. Willard.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include photographs from the 5 albums and other photographs made by Mosher that are stored with other photograph collections; 2 related Mosher catalogues in the library (F38D M8 and F38D M81); and other writings by Mosher.
  • Finding Aids Note Partial finding aid available.
  • Names
    • Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897 Archives.
    • Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897. Centennial historical album, 1876.
    • Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936. S.B. Anthony letter 1894.
    • Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897. C. D. Mosher's memorial offering to the city of Chicago for the centennial 1876.
    • Mosher, C. D. (Charles Delevan), 1829-1897. Centennial historical album, 1876.
    • Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Letter 1894/04/20.
    • Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891. 1886 items.
    • Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925. Letter 1897/05/13.
    • Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914. Letter 1894/01/27.
    • Eastman, Francis Ambrose, 1836-1918. Letter 1915.
    • Field, Marshall, 1834-1906. Letter 1981/03/05.
    • Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. Letter 1980/09/20.
    • Geiger, Ellis. Letter 1915.
    • Grant, Frederick Dent, 1850-1912. Letter 1985/07/03.
    • Harrison, Carter H. (Carter Henry), 1825-1893. Letter 1986/11/26.
    • Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888. Letters 1886-87.
    • Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902. Letter n.d.
    • Willard, Frances Elizabeth, 1839-1898. Cards 1989/03/13, 1891/10/22.
  • Subjects
    • Clergy Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Editors Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Judges Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Lawyers Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Photographers Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Photographers Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Physicians Illinois Chicago 19th century.
  • Geographic coverage
    • United States Centennial celebrations, etc.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Biography.
  • Genre
    • Autograph albums. aat
    • Autographs (manuscripts) aat
    • Biography. aat
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Newspaper clippings. aat
    • Photographic prints. gmgpc
    • Registers. aat
    • Scrapbooks. aat
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.