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  • Collection ID ARCHIVES C00044
  • Creator Names Terriere, David Edward, 1838-1914, author.
  • Title D. E. Terriere diaries
  • Physical description 38 diaries.
  • Collection arrangement The diaries are arranged chronologically.
  • Access and usage restrictions Available for research in the Special Collections and Preservation Division Reading Room of the Chicago Public Library.
  • Collection summary D.E. (David Edward) Terriere was a longtime resident of the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago who worked as a banker at the Englewood Bank. His 37 handwritten pocket-size diary entries, although brief, offer glimpses at his family life, household financial transactions and activities in the city. One of the diaries from 1900 was kept by Terriere's mother-in-law, Anna Elizabeth Correll of Niles, Michigan.
  • Biographical or Historical Note David Edward Terriere was a resident of the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. Born in New York on March 26, 1838 and raised in Michigan, Terriere moved to Chicago in 1868 at the age of 30. He first found work as a bookkeeper and store keeper at the Union Stock Yard and Transit Company (1868-1884), before opening Beckwith & Terriere, a short-lived hay, grain and feed business. On May 1, 1886 the Englewood Bank hired him as a cashier. Terrier remained with the bank for more than twenty years. David Terriere died on June 25, 1914 and was buried in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan.
  • Finding Aids Note Finding aid available in the Reading Room of the Special Collections and Preservation Division and on the Library's website.
  • Acquisition information The collection was transferred to the Chicago Public Library Special Collections at an unknown time.
  • Names
    • Terriere, David Edward, 1838-1914 Archives.
    • Terriere, David Edward, 1838-1914 Diaries.
    • Correll, Anna Elizabeth.
  • Geographic coverage Englewood (Chicago, Ill.) History Sources.
  • Subjects
    • Bankers Illinois Chicago 19th century.
    • Families Illinois Chicago 19th century.
  • Genre Diaries. lcgft
  • Finding aid URL https://www.chipublib.org/fa-d-e-terriere-diaries/ Finding aid