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Guide to the Foster G. McGaw (1897-1986) Papers, 1885-1986

The Foster McGaw papers document McGaw's life between 1908 and 1986 and fill 95 boxes. They are divided into three subseries: Personal Files, Philanthropic Records, and Financial Records. The papers illuminate both McGaw's personal concerns and, to a lesser extent, his business affairs, although ...

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James Etheridge papers, 1872-1897

Dr. James H. Etheridge was a physician who specialized in gynecology and obstetrics at Rush Medical College in Chicago. He was also an inventor and entrepreneur who developed a compound of manganese and iron called "artificial spiegeleisen" used in the Bessemer steel making process. The James H. ...

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